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We Swear By These 18 Cheap Makeup Under $10

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April 12, 2017 · 3.1k Views

Cheap makeup doesn’t necessarily mean bad makeup just like how paying more for a name brand product does not guarantee quality. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned in the beauty world, we all have some holy grail makeup that we always come back to right? Take a look at our top picks for the best cheap makeup for 2017 that works out well for your look and most importantly, your wallet.

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elf makeup mist & set

Easily one of the most affordable makeup setting sprays on the market! This simple product is formulated with skin-loving ingredients like aloe, cucumber, green tea and vitamins A, C & E to keep your skin hydrated and healthy all day.


maybelline fit me

Nearly every beauty guru we’ve come across has this Fit Me foundation in their collection somewhere. This is an incredible and affordable option that fits nearly every skin type. The pore minimizing effect and infused micro powder will leave your skin looking flawless and matte throughout the day. For sensitive skin gals, this product is dermatologist and allergy tested, will not clog pores AND it’s oil-free.


Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Duo

You’re essentially getting two lipsticks in one at a markdown price! Try the Opal/Jam for a rich berry color and you can use the opal side as an iridescent top coat for any other lipsticks you have in your collection.


e.l.f. Shimmering Facial Whip

At a buck a pop, you can probably try all three shades! This shimmering whip highlighter formula makes it easy to use on-the-go and just a small drop goes a long way. It’s also lightweight so… no greasy feels!


ESSENCE  Pure Nude Highlighter

Not one for blinding highlighters? Essence’s Pure Nude highlighter will give you a nude and luminous glow on your cheekbones, temples, cupid's bow, brow bone, or anywhere else!


e.l.f. Acne Fighting Spot Gel with Aloe

If you’re prone to breakouts, this is a neat little tool to keep with you anywhere you go. This “zit zapper” has a great lineup of ingredients to fight redness and swelling but also keep the area hydrated and cool.


NYX COSMETICS  Soft Matte Lip Cream

Want to have matte lips with none of that drying sticky feeling? This will be your new best friend. NYX’s matte lip cream has a very silky consistency that will keep your lips soft matte and hydrated throughout the day. Check out all 34 shades now!


Palladio Rice Paper Tissues Natural

Rice paper tissues are ideal for drawing out excess oils on the face and this product is non-comedogenic, which means no blocked pores or blackheads!


Palladio Retractable Eyeliner Pencil

This retractable eyeliner pencil makes your life easier with no sharpening needed and once it’s on… it is ON. All day. No smudge. Trust us.


MILANI Baked Blush Luminoso

One of the most revered dupe for the popular NARS orgasm blush and this shade compliments tons of different makeup looks!


MAKEUP REVOLUTION  Strobe Highlighter

As a newcomer to the beauty market, Makeup Revolution is doing right by us with this strobe highlighter. You can control how pigmented you want the product to be by applying it wet or dry. Love the iridescent look? Try it in the shade “Holographic Lights”, you won’t be sorry.


Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow

These pots of eyeshadow are highly pigmented and won’t crease throughout the day (even without primer!). Check out all the shades available!


C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve Lip Balm

Carry this baby around with you and keep your lips moisturized with a light rose tint. Smells amazing too.


Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

If you’re familiar with the Beauty Blender, one of the top makeup applicators on the market right now, this is the most talked about dupe for it. And at more than half the price.


ESSENCE  Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara

These make for the perfect tinted eyebrow look with colors that compliments every skin tones.


MAYBELLINE  Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

One of the top drugstore concealers on the market, this Maybelline concealer is infused with goji berry and haloxyl, a primary ingredient to help treat dark under eye circles.


Rimmel Stay Matte Powder

This mineral powder is lightweight and will help keep you matte throughout the day. Browse from over 8 color options!



This tinted lip balm comes in a cute container perfect for those who want a simple flush of color throughout the day. Keeps your lip nice and moisturized too!

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I wanna be the very best like no one ever was. Couponing is my real test, to cut them is my cause. I will travel across the land, searching far and wide. Each store to understand, the discounts that's inside.