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    17 Amazing Beauty Products That Are Really, Really, Affordable

    Looking great doesn't have to break the bank!

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    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their cheapest holy grail beauty products. Here are some amazing essentials that are all under £10:

    1. Garnier Ultimate Blends Honey Strengthening Hair Mask helps stop breakage and combats frizzy flyaways.

    Boots

    "I love Garnier's Ultimate Blends entire line, especially the hair masks. You lather some in, let it sit, wash it out if you feel like it and go about your day, and you're set for at least 2-3 days. This stuff is mad cheap and works better than any high-end brand I've ever used — I couldn't be happier about this line."

    d4fe620d4d

    You can get the mask from Boots for £4.99, along with the rest of the Ultimate Blends range.

    2. Kiss Natural False Lashes have tapered corners that look really realistic, and they're also reusable.

    Superdrug

    "Kiss Lashes will always be my favourites. They look so beautiful and they are reusable! If I clean them properly, I can reuse the lashes about 4 times."

    yeanivas

    You can get them from Superdrug for £4.99.

    3. Maybelline Fit Me Matte & Poreless Foundation gives a sheer finish and comes in 40 shades.

    Maybelline

    "I bought this while I was waiting for my £50.00 foundation to arrive. This is the most incredible foundation I’ve ever used. I’m super impressed with its finish. It lasts all day and I don’t have to keep reapplying it like I do with other foundations."

    Songgirl27

    You can get it from Superdrug for £6.99.

    4. Maybelline Great Lash Mascara is buildable, super pigmented and promises smudge free lashes.

    Boots

    "Maybelline Great Lash Mascara in the green and pink tube. I’ve tried high end mascaras that cost $25 and this beats them all."

    gottabefresh

    "I'm in love! it makes your lashes really long and black. It also doesn't come off when you cry which is a plus."

    indiewhitee

    You can get this classic product rom Boots for £5.99.

    5. NIVEA Creme All Purpose Cream is dermatologically approved and can be used on your face, hands, and body.

    Boots

    "Nivea creme is calming and it doesn't break me out. I've tried creams that cost more than $100 before and Nivea has that crap beat hands down!"

    Dominique Kilgo, Facebook comment.

    You can get this from Boots for £1.39.

    6. Colorpop Lippie Pencils are long wearing liners designed to prevent feathering and come in over 32 colours.

    Colorpop

    "Colorpop Lippie glides over the lips, but doesn't smudge all around. I wear it on a near daily basis, and It doesn't not feather or dry out my lips. It's also pretty enough to wear on its own — it's a holy grail for me."

    Lauren

    Colorpop ships to the UK, and you can get the liners from their site for $5, which is about £4.

    7. e.l.f. Precision Liquid Eyeliner has a tapered brush designed for winged-eyeliner looks.

    Boots

    "I’ve been using the Elf Precision Liquid Liner in Jet Black for around 6 years. I haven’t felt the need to mix it up because it’s so cheap and it goes on and stays on all day, it’s pigmented and it’s easy to correct mistakes if you make them. My signature cat eye wouldn’t be the same without it."

    emilyf48

    You can get this eyeliner from Boots for £4.50.

    8. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay is made with natural calcium bentonite clay and pulses to draw out deep impurities

    Amazon

    "You're probably thinking, "how can something this cheap work so well and have great reviews"? Well so was I. This stuff is magical — It sucks all the junk out of my pores and leaves my face tightened without drying, and it cleared up my skin in just 3 uses."

    Megan Flanagan

    You can get this from Amazon for $9.30, which is about £7.00.

    9. NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray is a lightweight spray that gives a fresh, glowy finish.

    Boots

    "NYX Dewy Finish setting spray is all I use, it lasts such a long time. I spray this stuff on to just melt my powder into the skin and give me a healthy glow. I won’t be trying any other setting sprays anytime soon."

    emilyf48

    You can get the spray from Boots for £7.00, and a Matte Finish version of the spray is also available.

    10. Sensitive skin baby wipes are a great alternative first step for removing makeup, and they're chemical free so they won't irritate your skin.

    Boots

    "They're less expensive than makeup remover wipes and you can take off your makeup in a flash, before washing your face!"

    laurenbrowningm

    You can get WaterWipes, which are made with purified water, from Boots for £2.00.

    11. Cantu Cream Shampoo and Conditioner give gentle cleansing and are completely free from any sulphates or chemicals.

    Superdrug

    "Cantu hair products are so cheap, but they surprisingly are very aromatic and effective. They really define my curls and moisturize my hair. It includes very healthy ingredients such as Shea butter, coconut oil, argan oil. They’re totally cruelty free. They’re perfect."

    sophiarias

    You can get them from Superdrug for £6.99 each, along with the rest of the Cantu range.

    12. Drugstore Brand Vitamin E Oil is a natural alternative to skin moisturisers and is full of antioxidants.

    Superdrug

    "Vitamin E Oil hydrates my skin better than any body cream, even a few $50 brands I’ve tried over the years. Just slather it over your body after you get out of the shower, relax in a robe for an hour and wake up with the softest. Skin. Ever. (I get compliments all the time)."

    danielleh66

    You can get Vitamin E Oil from Superdrug for £2.99.

    13. Rimmel 60 Second Nail Polish has a wide brush for easy application, and dries really quickly with a shiny finish.

    Boots

    "I can honestly say I haven’t used a nail varnish that sets so quickly. Plus with the super shine it avoids the need for an additional clear shiny coat, which again adds time. This wins on all counts for me."

    chocotwins

    You can get this from Boots for £2.99, where they have over 18 colours available.

    14. Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm helps sooth and regenerate sensitive, dry skin.

    Boots

    "This has so many amazing uses!! Lip balm, highlighter, face moisturizer after using serums, foot repair cream, the list is endless."

    smashleyp

    You can get the balm from Boots for £9.00.

    15. wet n wild Photo Focus Eyeshadow Primer prevents creasing and makes eyeshadow looks last longer.

    Amazon

    "I love Wet ‘n’ Wild eyeshadow primer. I have the oiliest lids and that thing not only locks down the oil ALL DAY, it makes my eyeshadow pop too! So good, and a little goes a long way, so it takes ages to use up that tube."

    sharvaris

    You can get this from Amazon for £5.99.

    16. Kiko High Pigment Wet and Dry Eyeshadow comes in 86 shades and is perfect for creating both subtle and bold looks.

    Kiko Cosmetics

    "They really aren't lying when they say it's high pigment. I honestly love the shade range of this and they blend super easily."

    maya

    You can get these shadows from Kiko Cosmetics for £5.90 each.

    17. Sleek Brow Kit has a powder for shaping and a wax for setting bold eyebrow looks. It also comes with tweezers to combat stray hairs.

    Boots

    "I'm always getting compliments on my brows after using it! I use the wax to outline and fill the majority of my brows, with the angled brush, whilst using the rounded brush to fill in and fluff the front of my brows with the powder. I've been using it for months and there is still loads left- no sign of wear!"

    charb97

    You can get this brow kit from Boots for £8.49.

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