Hi! I’m Chelsea and I run MakeupOnATightBudget.

I started this blog because I, like many other people in this world, am a broke college student.  Which means I have no money to spend on the things I want. Makeup, as we all know, can be extremely expensive and brands over charge for the same thing you can find in a drugstore. Sure, the quality might be different-heck, sometimes the drugstore brands are better quality-but you still don’t have to spend that much to look amazing. I believe that makeup is for everyone to enjoy and you can do so if you budget yourself and see what steals you can find.

My makeup journey began around 2012-2013. I grew up never liking makeup-at all. I refused to wear anything other thank lipgloss. I thought that wearing makeup made you feminine and as a teenager I wanted nothing to do with femininity (i know realize that you don’t have to be feminine or a girl to wear makeup, just someone with a passion or flair for it!). Then one day, being bored out of my mind on Youtube, I looked up a makeup tutorial. I thought, “Hey, this really isn’t that bad is it?” and it wasn’t! From then on, it was an obsession. I just wanted to rush out and buy every single bit of makeup from Walmart. I was itching to get my hands on any and everything and start trying. I’ve learned everything I know how to do from Youtube and from my experience practicing on myself and others.  Then I wanted to showcase my skills and inform others using a blogging platform.

My love for makeup and creativity continues to grow everyday and I try my best to document that in this blog. I hope you enjoy reading it and come follow along!


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  1. Hey! I love reading your blog it’s inspired me in so many ways, I just wanted to let you know I’ve nominated you for a Liebster award, please go check out my blog post if you want to find out more 🙂


    1. Oh thank you my love! It means the world to me! I was already nominated for this award before but it means a lot that you considered me as well! thank you for being a supporter of my blog! I’d love to do your questions and will make a post about it as soon as i can!:)) thank you so much!


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