I’m not a makeup expert by any means (even though I have a ton of makeup). Which might be why I can’t stomach the thought of spending a small fortune for a small tube of mascara. Which means that I’ve bought a lot of cheap makeup in my lifetime. So I know what products work well, and which ones don’t.
If you’ve been following this blog at all, you know I like to save money when I can. So it’s safe to say that I’m always up for a good deal when it comes to makeup.
While there are certainly products I’ve come across that don’t work well and aren’t worth the money, there are also products I’ve tried that I swear by. So I thought I’d share some of the latter products with you guys!
Most of these products are under $10. I’ve linked to the products on Amazon because they’re even cheaper if you buy them there! 😉
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Here are my 11 favorite (cheap!) makeup products:
So I first tried this product free from Influenster about 2 years ago. It’s been the only foundation I’ve used ever since! It doesn’t feel heavy or uncomfortable on my face like some others do. And it makes my skin look so flawless!
This stuff does an awesome job of blending into your skin tone. And it’s so lightweight; not heavy. It makes my skin look so good. Plus, it seriously lasts all day!
I’ve had a pretttty rough time finding the perfect concealer, and then I came across this baby! The major problem I have is dark circles under my eyes (I’m really pale so they stand out a lot) and this does a wonderful job of covering them when no other concealer that I’ve tried can. So that’s a real testament to the awesome-ness of this product!
Again with the Maybelline, right?! 🙂 So this blush is my favorite because it gives you a soft rosy color without making you look like a clown. I don’t know if this is because I’m fair-skinned, but yeah. It looks very natural. Plus, look at that price!
So I love my red matte lipstick and this is the best one I’ve tried! I love that it seriously lasts all day. Plus it looks really good with blue eyes and fair skin – it’s hard to find a red lipstick that does!
So, I will admit that I haven’t been doing my eyebrows for very long (I’m late to this trend, huh?) but this kit works great. I chose this one because I had read the reviews on Amazon and I saw people saying that it works better than the more expensive brands. I have nothing to compare this to, but this definitely makes my brows look very natural.
Boy, I love my Maybelline! This mascara is by far my favorite. (Well, I also love Maybelline Colossal Volum’ Express.) There’s no clumping, no smudging, and no flaking. It’s so lightweight and it seriously makes your lashes look fake – without having to wear false lashes. Need I say more?
This is my favorite eyeliner for a few reasons. A lot of the cheap eyeliner I’ve tried smear and smudge a lot, but this one doesn’t. It’s also self-sharpening so it stays at a point. Plus, it glides on smoothly. And it lasts all day!
I love love love this palette. It has the colors that I usually wear and they look so good. And again, look at that price! There are other options of the Top Ten Trendsetters palettes if you search for them – they’re all great.
I love this highlighter because it makes my skin look shimmery, but not too shimmery – y’know what I mean? It’s hands-down the best (cheap) highlighter I’ve ever tried. It literally makes your skin look like it’s glowing!
So Luxie makeup brushes are actually my favorite by far, but they’re not exactly cheap. Before I got my Luxie brushes, I used e.l.f.’s makeup brush set (I still use them when I travel) and they’re awesome too. You get every brush that you need and they’re a great value for the price (I mean it’s only $2 per brush!)
Question: What are some cheap makeup products that you love?
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