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    27 Beauty Products Under $10 That Are Loved By Amazon Reviewers

    Let's get a collective "HALLELUJAH" for liquid liners and pigmented palettes that don't cost a small fortune.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A cruelty-free liquid liner designed with an ultra-thin felt tip. Want to go for a dramatic wing? A simple line for that ~barely there~ makeup look? You can easily do both with this quick-drying, smudge-proof pen! / Via

    Promising review: "This lasts all day without smudging, the fine tip creates a beautiful line, and the color is deep and rich. Excellent eyeliner!" β€”Blake

    Price: $9.95

    2. A facial polish formulated with glycolic acid (3%!) to remove dead cells, salicylic acid to fight blackheads and blemishes, and a grapefruit scent that will make you feel AWAKE. / Via @nipandfab

    This subtle scrub is ideal for people with sensitive skin prone to irritation! This product is strong enough to give you a deep clean, but gentle enough that it won't make your face feel dry or look red and angry.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this scrub. My skin is very sensitive, so finding something that can exfoliate my skin without irritation is hard... but this scrub does the trick. It has really helped my skin clear up and begin to glow, and since using it, I have noticed that I get significantly less pimples and blackheads, plus my old acne scars are fading. The fine lines on my face have started to fade, too. The product lasts a long time (one tube has lasted me over five months and I use it about twice a day) because you only need a pea-sized amount. I’ve thrown out all my other exfoliants because this one beats them all!" β€”Summer

    Price: $9.89

    3. A lightweight lipstick available in 106 truly gorgeous shades. Not only does this product have staying power from now until eternity, but it also won't dry out your lips thanks to a harmonious blend of avocado oil + vitamin e. / Via @revlon, Amazon

    Promising review: "My daughter's entire competitive dance team wears this lipstick for every performance and every game because if shows up so well and it looks beautiful. I think I've ordered a total of five or six tubes this year alone! I love wearing it as well, and get so many compliments on it when I do. It goes on glossy and stays on for HOURS!!!" β€”K.W. Adair

    Price: $2.76 (available in red).

    4. An oil-free hyaluronic acid serum that can help brighten your complexion, moisturize dry spots, balance out oily spots, and heal acne. It's also πŸ‘ cruelty-free and organic πŸ‘ to boot!

    Promising review: "Probably the best hyaluronic acid serum I’ve ever purchased. My skin had been dry in spots, oily in others, and breaking out in cystic acne around my chin. Since I first started using this, my skin has been so happy! I seriously felt my face just slurp up and absorb the serum right away. My skin is now so soft, the acne is healing up beautifully, and there's no angry marks. I highly recommend this for anyone experiencing issues with their complexion! Plus, it wears great under makeup and doesn't leave your skin wet or oily!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $11.90

    5. A lightweight, oil-free liquid foundation for the look of flawless skin that is not currently being ravaged by ~that time of the month~ breakouts. No sirree!

    This demi-matte foundation is both blendable and buildable, meaning *you* control the level of coverage. It's also formulated with an anti-shine technology built to resist heat, sweat, and humidity. WOO!

    Promising review: "This foundation is awesome! The coverage is medium and buildable, and it gives a nice flawless and matte look with just one application. Another thing that I love is that it doesn't feel greasy. It goes on and your skin feels dry, instead of having that wet feeling that some foundations can leave you with." β€”Cindy

    Price: $9.09+ (available in 28 shades).

    6. A vegan probiotic cream you'll want to slather on (hello, much-needed dose of moisture) after a night fueled by sangria pitchers. Yes, your skin experiences hangovers. Yes, it needs extra hydration. / Via @pacificabeauty

    This cruelty-free cream contains coconut water, probiotics, vitamin e, and hyaluronic acid that will boost hydration for a glowy, dewy complexion. Eight hours of beauty sleep? HECK YEAH you got that last night! **nervous giggle** **checks bank account** **remembers ordering eight hard ciders**

    Promising review: "This stuff is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! As always, Pacifica products do what they promise, and this one is not an exception. Excellent for those who sleep just a few hours per night due to demanding lives. The lotion is ultra smooth and non-greasy, absorbs quickly, and leaves the skin feeling nourished and pampered. I use it as a night cream and wake up feeling like it really worked. My face loves it! Plus, it is 100% VEGAN and CRUELTY-FREE and smells amazing." β€”MDDM

    Price: $15.20

    7. A cruelty-free butter gloss that laughs in the face of matte formulas. Get ready for beautiful colors and tons of shine with these pigmented, perfectly-named beauties!


    All of these shades are named after *gasp* food β€” apple strudel, black berry pie, gelato, maple blondie, red wine truffle, and the delicious list goes on and on.

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with this product! Now i wish i had ordered more than one color. I must admit that this is one of the best lippies i have used in a very long time, and it's going on my holy grail list. It leaves my looks looking scrumptious, shiny, and moisturized." β€”Charlotte Brown

    Price: $3.39 (available in creme brulee).

    8. A cream-to-powder highlighter capable of giving your skin a luminous glow, despite crappy office lighting and horrendous winter weather. / Via @physiciansformula

    This highlighter is made with a blend of murumuru butter, cupuaçu butter, and tucuma butter that looks natural on the first sweep, but is definitely buildable for a more "I'm going out on the town tonight" look.

    Promising review: "This highlighter is everything I had ever hoped for. I HATE overpowering highlighter that make you look greasy β€” Instagram looks don't always work in the real world. But this highlighter picks up right onto your finger and melts onto your skin, leaving a natural finish (although you could build it up quite a bit). Plus, it's so affordable. It's the highlighter of my dreams!" β€”Rasora

    Price: $7.27 (available in six shades)

    9. A two-step mascara sure to get you the most coveted compliment of all time: "Are those your real lashes?!" This mascara comes with a nourishing basecoat, an ultra-lengthening topcoat, and can be removed with JUST warm water.

    This mascara is ophthalmologist-tested (meaning it's safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers #phew) and the formula won't smudge, smear, or flake.

    Promising review: "This is hands-down the best mascara I've ever used! Not only is it easy to apply, but it comes off with just water." β€”Jamie Gwynne

    Price: $9.48

    10. A detoxifying facial cleanser that β€” thanks to an effective trio of charcoal, tomato extract, and salicylic acid β€” kicks the derrieres of acne, blackheads, and excess shine. / Via @yesto

    Promising review: "This stuff is MAGIC. I saw drastic results literally overnight. I thought I had outgrown my acne problems, but then I switched to a new birth control and started breaking out in tiny, stubborn pimples all over my forehead. After wrestling with it for a couple weeks by using the cleansers and scrubs I had on hand, I decided to order the Yes To Tomatoes balancing moisturizer and this cleanser. The cleanser arrived before the moisturizer so I used it by itself, and the very next day the acne was all but gone." β€”blackmallow

    Price: $9.52

    11. A tinted face lotion packed with SPF50, which you should already be WEARING EVERY DARN DAY. This hypoallergenic sunscreen is also oil-free, dye-free, reef-safe, and adds sheer coverage for a flawless complexion. / Via @australiangold, / Via @australiangold

    This sunscreen is made from an antioxidant-rich blend of kakadu plum, eucalyptus, and red algae that won't make your skin betray you via a ginormous breakout. PLUS! It's also fragrance-free and water-resistant for up to 80 minutes.

    **adds to cart immediately**

    Promising review: "Wow! This sunscreen lives up to every positive review I have read. I use sunscreen every single day, and this performs better than most. This tint works with my fair skin, and the finish is soft, natural, and not shiny. Plus, it's more affordable than many other sunscreens." β€”Susan Hardee

    Price: $13.99 (available in five other colors/SPF levels).

    12. Tea tree oil that will protect you from all upcoming pimple apocalypses. If you feel a zit forming, just dab some of this on it before you go to sleep and this oil will (naturally) dry that sucker up.

    Psst, the same applies for body acne!

    Promising review: "Very powerful and the smell is wonderful! I use it to treat acne on my son's back. This helps immensely WHEN used consistently. However, my teen son is anything but consistent when using products to help his skin... if only this company could make an extract to eliminate stubbornness." β€”Julesbuy1

    Price: $5.99+ (available in four sizes).

    13. A silky makeup primer here to blur fine lines and minimize the look of pores, alllllll while mattifying your pesky t-zone. Oil-absorbing sheets, you are no longer necessary.


    And of course, this lightweight primer also has another MAJOR purpose β€” it'll help your foundation stay in place all day long. And that is no small feat, okay?

    Promising review: "I had to review this right away because I am shook. I have really sensitive, pale skin with freckles and my skin is oily in patches and and extremely dry. I have tried a lot of primers in the $5-$40 range and just settled for them being mediocre because I wanted to protect my skin. This primer is so different! For one, a little goes a long way for coverage. Second, it gives my shiny face an amazing matte look. Third, even though it is silicone-based, it doesn't interact badly with my other makeup. Most importantly, I feel comfortable just using this and maybe some mascara if I am running late." β€”Kzzephyr

    Price: $10.42

    14. A liquid foundation best suited for people with normal to oily skin. If you're looking for buildable coverage that looks matte and au naturale, then this is your winner winner chicken dinner.,

    This foundation is available in 40 shades, meaning you'll be able to find one that matches your skin perfectly.

    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite drug store foundations. It blends so easily, goes on great, and gives amazing coverage. I love that it doesn't slide or move around throughout the day, plus it doesn't make me look oily." β€”Jay

    Price: $5.28+ (available in 40 shades)

    15. A lightweight setting spray that will keep your makeup in tact all day long. Humidity, sweat, tears β€” all irrelevant when you've topped your foundation with this magic stuff.

    This spray has a matte formula, meaning it won't turn your makeup into a greasy or oily mess.

    Promising review: "This spray is everything! Like, oh my gosh. I notice the difference if I forget to spray this on. I've walked through the humid city of New Orleans in the middle of July and my makeup stayed on from the time I got to work and was mostly still there by the time I got home, which was nine hours later. I can't rave enough about this, and I'm very picky when it comes to makeup." β€”missyj95

    Price: $8.49

    16. A cruelty-free butter bronzer to fool everyone into thinking that you don't spend prime daylight hours sitting in a cubicle. This stuff will give you a gorgeous sun-kissed glow. / Via @physiciansformula

    Promising review: "Yummmmmmmmm, this smells so good! This is not orange at all, there are no sparkles, and it does not oxidize. It's nice and light which means it's buildable, and I have sensitive skin and it doesn't bother me at all. Plus, I'm shocked at how good the price is! I'm a high-end beauty user and adviser, and if you didn't tell me the brand name, I would put money on that it was expensive!" β€”Lyn

    Price: $7.83 (available in four colors)

    17. A moisturizing lip balm that adds a sheer tint with just one swipe. Want a more dramatic look? No problem! This formula is totally buildable and is the perfect day-to-night tool. / Via @palladiobeauty, Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my favorite go-to balm. Smooth, smells nice, and is perfect for people who wear little to no makeup on the daily. I keep one in my purse and one by the mirror." β€”Amanda Keen

    Price: $2.99+ (available in three colors)

    18. Sheet masks available in 23 scents, all of which serve a different skin purpose. Want some dewy glow? Go for the lotus scent. Need nutrition and overall TLC? Add the avocado option to your cart. / Via http://@tonymoly.us_official

    Promising review: "My skin is really sensitive and acne-prone, and I've has some bad experiences with sheet masks in the past. I tried this sheet mask last night after washing, exfoliating, and toning. It was really nice. The lavender smell wasn't too strong, and the mask left my skin feeling really soft and hydrated." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $3+ (available in 17 scents and in packs of one, five, and 10).

    19. A gluten- and cruelty-free mascara for lashes that demand DRAMA. This formula is here to infuse some serious volume into your eye makeup routine. / Via @essence_cosmetics,

    Promising review: "Wish I could give this more stars! I am a total mascara snob, and I bought this to try it out because of how cheap it was. Crazy long lashes after just one application, doesn't clump, does not flake, doesn't smudge." β€”Kelsey

    Price: $4.99

    20. A coconut sugar lip scrub that will prep your pout for bold lipstick. This will give you smooth, moisturized lips free of any flakes. (READ: NOT the delicious, breakfast cereal kind.)


    This vegan and cruelty-free scrub is formulated with avocado oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil for the ultimate dose of hydration.

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim and I have no regrets! It smells delicious β€” like toasted almonds and almond cookies! I use the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediate tell the difference. My lips are smoother and softer, and my chapstick lasts much longer on my lips. I made my husband use it once, and his lips were also much smoother and super soft after just one use!" β€”Cowie

    Price: $9.99

    21. An eyeshadow palette packed with pigmented, neutral shades you can rock every darn day. Plus, it's super tiny and won't take up half your carry-on the next time you travel! / Via @milanicosmetics

    Promising review: "I own every version of these! Very pigmented, not patchy, easy to blend. You can build up shades for a more dramatic look or apply lightly for a more natural day-to-day look. Plus, it's the perfect size and is really easy to travel with. Just great all around and affordable, too!" β€”PostGradMad

    Price: $9.99+ (available in eight colors)

    22. A translucent powder to set your makeup for a flawless finish β€” and one that will actually last. Like, all day long! This is the perfect dupe for high-end products that also come with a high-end price tag (AKA way too high for my budget).,

    This cult-favorite powder sets makeup with a lightweight finish, and has over 3,000 positive reviews. I'm not going to outright SAY that your beauty routine is suffering without it, but...

    Promising review: "I am totally blown away by this product! I live in a warm climate and have oily skin, but by the end of my work day using this powder, my face is still very matte! I am THRILLED! I can't believe it." β€”Alexis Julian

    Price: $5.97 (available in eight colors, including translucent)

    23. A coconut + coffee cleansing stick you'll want to add to your AM routine. This stuff will ~wake up~ your skin like a cup of caffeine and is super hydrating, meaning your foundation will GLIDE on, I tell ya! / Via @yesto

    Promising review: "LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Removes makeup, softens skin, smells invigorating. And I love the rollup dispenser!" β€”Kelly Rogers

    Price: $4.97+ (available in coffee and charcoal).

    24. A baked blush guaranteed to add a healthy glow to your skin, despite lack of sleep due to a long night of Netflix-bingeing and Instagram-scrolling.


    Promising review: "Seriously, this blush is the BEST. These blushes apply beautifully, the color lasts all day, it looks very natural, and has a built- in highlighter. It looks great in photos and you get color and a touch of glow in one sweep!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $6.39+ (available in 10 shades)

    25. An eyebrow pencil that β€” no offense to her, honestly β€” Mona Lisa really could have used. This pencil has the ability to give you full facial caterpillars with just a few swipes! Again, not trying to be offensive., Amazon

    Promising review: "If you're looking to up your brow game, this will do the trick! With just a couple of strokes above and below the brow, this pencil gives me the subtle shape and color I'm looking for." β€”Liz Rush

    Price: $4.20+ (available in seven colors)

    26. A highlighter palette on par with far more expensive brands. Seriously, this color quartet creates the perfect, healthy glow. Now let's give a round of applause for amazing dupe products. / Via @wetnwildbeauty

    This cruelty-free palette is super pigmented and will give your face the perfect flush of color/highlight!

    Promising review: "Guys, this highlighter is up to par with more expensive highlighters. The top left shade is a total dupe! The pigment is very creamy, and the highlight isn't subtle β€” this is for my girls who really want to glow." β€”Miranda

    Price: $13.14

    27. A set of lip liners your pout (and your wallet) will sincerely thank you for. Twelve gorgeous colors for less than $10? Be still, my very broke heart.


    Promising review: "I'm a makeup artist, and these are incredible! No joke, they are as creamy as more expensive liners I've had in the past. These pencils glide on the lips, they don't crumble, they sharpen well (if you wear makeup you know what I'm talking about), they don't dry out, they are true to their color, not waxy.... I could go on. Do yourself a favor and order these. I now have two sets β€” one for my business, and one for my personal collection!" β€”lital regev

    Price: $8.39 (for a set of 12)

    Me, finding a fantastic mascara that doesn't cost one million dollars and maybe a vital organ:

    Warner Bros.

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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