We'll go to extreme measures to get our hands on that highly coveted moisturizer, mascara, or lipstick from a luxury brand, but a quick stroll through the aisles of our neighborhood drugstore can lead to discovering budget-friendly gems that yield high-end results.

A $50 manicure and pedicure is a great splurge every once in a while, but our savings account has gained quite the interest since we loaded up on $8 nail polish. Plus, we get to perfect our DIY nail art skills!

Peruse our drugstore beauty picks in the gallery below and tell us in the comments section which summer goodies are on your shopping list.

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