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7 Hella Impressive Beauty Products That Cost Less Than $7

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First up, the BH Cosmetics Brow Pencil. It’s a two-in-one, so one side is a retractable brow pencil, and the other side is a spoolie brush for blending.


Brows are literally the foundation of your look, so you can't go without the right tools. But brow kits can get really pricey, so we wanted to see if we could cut some costs.

At the time we tried it, it was only $4, but you can get it here for just $1 more.

YAAASS! We were pleasantly surprised at how well this worked. Just a few strokes and a little blending made a major difference.

Just look at the difference between our filled-in brows and our unattended brows. The come-up is REAL!

Essence went with the color Medium, and Augusta tried Brunette.

We both gave the BH Cosmetics HD Brow Pencil 5/5 stars because it really filled in our brows without looking like we had major amounts of makeup on. It was easy to use and blended well. Augusta said it's comparable to Anastasia Brow Wiz, which is a whopping $21!

Next, we tried the BH Cosmetics Shadow Primer with the Black Opal Color Splurge eyeshadow.


The primer is creamy but dries to a matte finish. It also comes in a variety of colors for different skin tones. The eyeshadow duos are said to be highly pigmented, and they come in satin and matte formulas.

We applied the primer to only one eye to see how intense the shadow pigment was on its own, and how well the primer actually enhanced the color.

You can get the primer here for $6.95, and the eyeshadows here for $7.


We gave both the BH Cosmetics primer and the Black Opal shadow 4/5 stars because we felt the primer could've enhanced the color a little more, and the shadow was good but it wasn't true to pigment on its own.

Not sure about 400%, but it did make our lashes look fuller. It had an inky smell to it, though, and got a little clumpy when we were applying.


You really need to work it in, and if you're someone who uses more than one coat of mascara (*raises hand*), you might start feeling like an extra in Eddie Murphy's forthcoming film, The Klumps II.


This was such an easy 5-star for both of us. This much pigment for only $7 is a total steal!


The ONLY downside of this lipstick was discovered later that night. When Augusta went to reapply, she took off the cap of the lipstick, and the ENTIRE bullet came FLYING out of the packaging and landed on the floor of a cab. Did she grab the bullet and put it back into the tube to save the lipstick's life? Yes. Yes she did.

In between lipsticks, we tried the E.l.f. Lip Exfoliator. You just glide it back and forth on your lips — like you'd apply lip balm — and let the sugar crystals work their magic.


It's shaped like a lipstick, which makes it easy to hold and gives you good control when applying it.

Try it here for $3.

We both gave it 5/5 stars because it actually scrubbed our lips and left them feeling super soft and moisturized.


It starts off kind of gentle, but it really gives a good scrub after a few strokes. Plus, the base of the product is like a balm, so it moisturizes your lips afterward.