6 Must Haves for Every Makeup Beginner

Hi guys!

Today’s post is for the makeup newbies a.k.a “falginz” (in the voice of Falz) 😂

It’s going to be a long post, so sit down, relax and enjoy!

I get a lot of questions from people just starting out with makeup..”what makeup should I buy…”what brands are best” etc…

There are so many makeup brands right now, from the “not-so-expensive” to the “very expensive” brands. The choice(s) you make depend(s) on your budget, skin type and the kind of makeup look(s) you wish to achieve.

Here are 6 must- haves for every makeup beginner, along with their prices:


Maybelline Clear Smooth all-in-one powder (N2000-2500) 

Milani pressed powder (N3000-3500)

Zaron mattifying powder (N3500-4000)

Iman oil blotting powder (N3000-4000)

Mac studio fix powder (N10000-11000)

Blackup two way cake (N9000-10000)

Marykay timewise liquid foundation (N2500-3000)

Marykay cream to powder (N2500-3500)

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless foundation (N4500-5000) 

Maybelline dream velvet soft matte hydrating foundation (N5500-6000)

Revlon Colorstay foundation (N6000-6500)

Mac studio fix powder (N10000-11000)

Mac mineralized skinfinish (N10000-11000)

Blackup full coverage foundation (N9000-10000)

Davis eye pencil in 001 (N50-100)

House of Tara eye pencil in black (N600-1000)

Zaron eye pencil in black (N1000-1200)

Maybelline studio gel eyeliner in black (N3000-4000)

Mac eyeliner in black (N5000-6000)

Davis eye pencil in 003/018 (N50-100)

House of Tara brow pencil in brown (N600-1000)

Zaron brow filler (N1600-1900)

Anastasia Beverly Hills dipbrow pomade (N5000-7000)

Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz/ brow definer (N7000-8000)

Classic USA matte lipstick (N500-800)

Jordana lipstick (N500-700)

NYX lipstain (N2500-3000)

Dose of colours lipstain (N6000-7000)

Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid lipstick (N7000-8000)

Flat foundation brush (N1000-1500)

Eco tools starter set (N2500-3000)

Real techniques core collection (N6000-7000) 

Real techniques complexion sponge (N3000-4000)

Beauty Blender (N7000-8000)
Where to buy:

The Beauty Boon
Zaron cosmetics franchises nationwide
House of Tara outlets nationwide
Mama Tega Stores, Yaba, Lagos.

If you have any questions/comments, please leave them below in the comments section and I promise to get back to you.

I really hope this helps!

Thanks for reading!

Amakeupjunkie                                     xx

***Disclaimer: These prices are not static and subject to change.

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