It is important to have all the essential beauty products. However, how do you make sure you have everything you need without breaking the bank? Luckily, you don’t always have to. Keep reading for 30 best beauty products under $10!
1. Herbal Essences Dry Shampoo – $3.98
We all know those days when you’re just in too much of a rush to wash your hair, but dont fret! Dry shampoo is an essential for every busy girl and most drug store brands are under $10, but our favourite is Herbal Essences Body Envy.
2. Maybelline New York Matte Setting Spray – $9.96
Most people don’t even know that this product is a thing, but it is a lifesaver! If you are planning on wearing your makeup for long periods of time, or all night – this is essential! This product will not only prevent your makeup from wiping off, but it will stop your face from getting shiny or overly sweaty!
3. Maybelline Eyebrow Gel – $7.98
Eyebrow gel helps your eyebrows keep their shape and their color, you can either get a tinted one so you don’t have to fill in your brows underneath or a clear one! Think of it as a setting spray for your brows!
4. Covergirl Trunaked Eyeshadows – $9.97
This covergirl eyeshadow palet is extremely affordable and great quality, the colour is long lasting and comes in all kinds of colours and shades! Our current favourite for the fall season is roses!
5. Hard Candy Lip Stain – $5.68
If you’re looking for an affordable matte lipstick – this is the brand for you! This lip stain is long lasting and matte, the colour is great quality and isn’t sticky like most matte lipsticks, and it also doesn’t get dry and crack. For the fall seasons opt for the darker shades, a current favourite is “venom”.
6. Fit Me Powder Foundation -$7.96
You don’t have to spend a ton of money to get a great coverage foundation. Fit me is a great brand that covers all blemishes and fits to your skintone so you no longer have to deal with the two different shades on your face!
7. Bodycology Body Mist – $6.97
Smelling great is always beneficial! Bodycology has a great line of body sprays that last all day and aren’t too heavy! Try the scent “petal away” for a light and summery scent.
8. Sally Hansen Miracle Gel nail polish – $2.47-9.97
Who says you have to pay 50$ to have great set of nails? Sally Hansen has an amazing line of nail polishes that are not only affordable but great quality. Not only does miracle gel dry super quickly, but it is thick enough for one coat! A great holiday colour is “terra-copa”.
9. OGX Curling Coconut Hair Butter – $8.97
If you have curly hair and find that it gets dry as the season gets colder, this product is a life saver, it can either be used as an in shower conditioner or a leave in conditioner! I recommend using at a leave in conditioner, it not only helps keep your hair moisturized and shiny, but it also reduces frizz!
10. OGX Argan Oil of Morocco – $6.68
It is no secret that Argan oil is great for your hair. It helps keep your hair shiny and moisturized during the winter season which is prime time for hair to become weak and break. If you have curly hair, I recumbent using both the Argan oil and coconut hair butter up above, and I guarantee your hair will never be softer.
11. St. Ives body wash – $4.57
If you’re looking for a great smelling body wash that doesn’t leave your skin feeling sticky, this is the product for you. This body wash not only smells great, but it leaves your skin feeling nourished and refreshed, its almost like a body wash and body butter in one!
12. Equate blemish control Apricot scrub – $4.67
This product is also identical to the St.Ives face wash, but cheaper. If you find your skin is constantly breaking out or if you have oily skin, then try this product out. It helps keep your skin clear and prevents blemishes and tightens your pores without drying out your skin! Another bonus – it is made out of 100% natural ingredients and it is oil-free!
13. Colgate Optic White – $4.67
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and one of the most memorable features! You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to whiten your teeth with harsh and dangerous chemicals. Colgate Optic white is a great whitening toothpaste that is not only affordable, but actually works! keep those pearly whites, white!
14. OGX Strength & Body shampoo and conditioner – $ 8.97-9.97
OGX has a great line of strengthening shampoos and conditioners that are all natural and smell great! Try the bamboo fiber-full shampoo and conditioner set if you find that your hair is weak and damaged.
15. Maybelline Browdrama Pomade Crayon – $8.96
If you find that you are not the most talented makeup artist or have a ton of money to spend on expensive brow gels, try maybellines brow crayon. Almost as if you’re back to being a kid and colouring, this crayon works exactly the same. Simply run the crayon over your natural shape of your eyebrow and it looks as if it took you 20 minutes to do!
16. Burts Bee’s Tinted chapstick -$5.97
If you love burt’s bees chapsticks, why not try a tinted one! These chapsticks come in all kinds of shades and colours while also keeping your moisturized and soft in the cold winter months.
17. Maybelline Colorsensation Lipliner -$8.47
Though lip liner may not seem like an essential or everyday beauty product, ot can actually take your everyday look to the next level. Not only does lipliner exentuate the shape of your lips, but it can actually also make your lips seem larger than they actually are! Pick a shade closest to the lipstick colour you are using, or opt for a nude colour that can be used with any lipstick!
18. Rimmel London Blush – $5.98
Blush is one of those products that isn’t a necessity, but it does complete a look. Rimmel londons blush kits are not only affordable, but they are long lasting and each colour is finished off with a tiny bit of glitter to highlight your cheekbones while also creating that rosy look!
19. Rimmel London Natural Bronzer – $7.98
Just because summer is over, that doesn’t mean you have to lose that tan! Rimmel londons natural bronzer is long lasting and gives you that natural glow that can only otherwise be mimicked with sun! Keep summer on your skin all year!
20. CoverGirl Katy Perry Kat eye mascara – $6.97
I know we have all thought about what it would be like to have Katy Perry’s beautiful eyes! Well lucky for us, she has come up with a way for us all to get one step closer to that. This mascara is water proof, long lasting, doesn’t flake or clump and comes in different colours and shades, even bright blue if you’re feeling adventurous!
21. CoverGirl Invisible Concealer – $6.46
Every student can relate to the need to get rid of dark under eye cirlces, particularly around exam season! Who really needs sleep, when you have concealer though? Cover girl’s invisible concealer will have you looking like a million bucks when you havent slept in days!
22. Revlon ColorStay liquid eyeliner – $9.96
This eyeliner has a thin brush and thick paint like consistency so you only have to put on one coat, but the thin brush will keep your lines straight and precise, you will be able to cut someone with that wing!
23. Neutrogena All-In-One makeup remover wipes – $6.97
Taking off your makeup every night is essential for maintaining healthy and blemish free skin! Neutrogena makes it easy to take off everything in one wipe! Use these wipes to ensure all makeup is removed before you go to bed every night.
24. Original Beauty Blender $5.97
Beauty blenders are all the hype in the makeup world, and for good reason! There is no better way to ensure an even coat of foundation than by using this handy sponge. Not only will this ensure that your face has even coverage, but it prevents foundation from looking cakey or flakey!
25. Almay Intense i-Color eyeshadow -$9.96
Have you ever wished you could have that perfect smokey eye but weren’t sure how to achieve it? Almay i-Color eyeshadow makes it easy by giving you the perfect three color combinations in one palet to achieve the perfect smokey eye without looking overdone! The colors are even finished off with some shimmer to give that dramatic look.
26. Standing Makeup Mirror $ 8.97
If you’re a student, or anyone who find it hard to find the perfect place to apply your makeup, you definitely need to get your hands on a portable mirror. This makes it easy to do you makeup in just about any place and the double sided mirror gives you the chance to zoom in on the parts of your face that need extra attention!
27. Revlon slanted tweezers -$7.96
If you’re anything like me and dont trust anyone to do your eyebrows except your lady back home, you need to get yourself a good quality pair of tweezers for those times you cant go home, but need to clean up a bit. These tweezers make it easy to remove those few hairs that are bothering you without having to do your entire brow!
28. e.l.f Daily Brush Cleaner- $3.00
It is often neglected to clean your makeup brushes and tools when you are done using them, but it is essential to ensure your makeup lasts longer and doesn’t become bacteria infested, especially if you tend to care your makeup with your friends. It is extremely important to clean your brushes to ensure healthy skin!
29. Garnier Nutrisse cream hair dye – $7.78
Sometimes you just want a change in your style and look, what better way to do that than dyeing your hair! Garnier nutrisse makes it super easy with its cream hair dye, not to mention it is natural and leaves your hair feeling healthy and strong!
30. LOreal temporary hair dye – $9.82
If you’re looking to change your hair colour but aren’t 100% committed yet, or just looking for a temporary change, try LOreal’s temporary hair dye, it only lasts 2-4 weeks so if you have commitment issues, or hate the colour, it shouldn’t be an issue!