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    23 Under-$20 Beauty Products On Amazon That People Actually Swear By

    Fuss-free is the name of the game, and these products will help.

    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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Elizabeth Mott Tinted Eyebrow Gel has a spoolie-like applicator so you'll be able to have those thick and full eyebrows without even thinking about it.


    Promising review: "Love this! I have hypothyroidism, which causes my brows to be very sparse. This works great! It looks way more natural than pencil and filling. Plus it's super easy to use and dries quickly. I have medium brown hair and wasn't sure whether to go with the light or the dark. I decided to try the light since most 'dark' browns look black on my pale skin." —Amber G

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in five colors).

    2. TheBalm Mad Lash mascara is equipped with an injected-molded wand in order to give your lashes the length and volume they deserve with just one swipe.

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    Promising review: "I'm a bit of a mascara junkie and I have tried many many many mascaras, both high-end and drugstore and this is definitely one of my favorites. I have pretty strong allergies, so I'm sneezing and wiping watery eyes more than the average person and many times, mascaras just don't last on me. Mad Lash has been awesome! I put it on in the morning and it wears perfectly all day, no smudging or transfer to my lower lashes. It's a great price for the long wear and the brush makes it easy to apply." —Charles and Jenn

    Get it from Amazon for $10.80.

    3. Mighty Patches contain hydrocolloid material that extracts excess pus from your juicy whiteheads, healing them by reducing redness and inflammation while you go about handling your business.


    Promising reviews: "Man do these things work. I don't wear makeup, so it's perfect for just covering it up to go out because it's almost exactly my skin color. More than that, wearing it at night it takes away most of the bump by the time I wake up. I will say that these are more for that specific annoying acne that like it's huge and that you kind of have to bust, but that only makes it bigger. But it's amazing, it might take a couple days but it definitely helps acne get back to normal looking faster." —Rebecca Gabriela Terrones

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50.

    4. L'Oreal Paris True Match highlighter lotion simply spreads on your face with your fingers and can create a spotlight on the features you love most.


    Promising review: "Seriously I can't get enough of it! I'll never use another product for a natural looking glow. It looks great with makeup and without. Especially those lazy days when you don't want to wear makeup, but you also don't want your face to look like crap haha. Use this product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four colors).

    5. Milani Amore Matte Lipstick precisely applies vibrant colors to your lips without it bleeding onto the rest of your face.


    Promising review: "Devotion is now my favorite red lip stain! Love the color! And the lipstick held up pretty good against kissing and eating." —Mo's mom

    Get it from Amazon for $3.90 (available in 23 colors).

    6. Lovoir Eyeliner Stamp swiftly lets you rock the wing of your dreams with the flick of a wrist.


    Promising review: "I just want to make my morning routine as easy as possible. I love winged liner but I don’t have the steady hand for it without mistakes. This makes the perfect and consistent wing every time. Love it! I ordered the 10mm and now I'll have to try the 12mm!" —Julie B

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in four sizes).

    7. Milani Perfection Liquid Eyeliner makes it so simple to create the wing of your dreams with its curved handle.


    Promising review: "This eyeliner has made is very easy to use liquid liner. I am not good with makeup in general so I love how easily I can apply this." —Amy Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $6.59.

    8. Cetaphil Purifying Clay Mask has bentonite and apple extracts that'll absorb excess oil from your pores, preventing breakouts, especially for those with sensitive skin.


    Promising review: "This product goes on nicely with the little application paddle that comes included. Kept it on for about 10 minutes and washed off with warm water. I was very impressed with how smooth my face felt afterward. My pores seemed to be much smaller and I was really impressed with the results. Great product!" —Dazza

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    9. Segmmini Smart Glitter Liquid Eye Shadow applies directly to your lids for a glam finish.

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    Promising review: "I am very happy with this liquid eyeshadow. It is smooth in texture, glitter is on a smaller size and is great for everyday use. It is easy to apply, stays well for the whole day, non-transfer and is easy to remove. I don’t use any primer, just white eyeshadow, before applying this shimmer. I use just a little bit to add character to the white eyeshadow. Glitter doesn’t fall off." —AD

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (for a set of three).

    10. CND Cuticle Oil deeply moisturizes both your cuticles and nails so they can be soft and healthy.


    Promising review: "This product is amazing. I've always had acrylic or dipped nails because my real nails have always been brittle and always break and peel. I decided to give my nails a break and wanted to try and grow them out. I can't even believe the outcome! They are stronger than ever and growing! I really wish I had taken a before pic to show the difference!" —JOE D.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50 (available in two sizes).

    11. Covergirl Outlast Moisturizing Lip Color has a rich, smooth, two-step application lip color so the formula won't clump on those beautiful lips.


    Promising review: "So let’s be honest. There are TONS of products claiming to last all day when they definitely don’t. This little thing doesn’t budge even after eating and drinking coffee/wine. At the end of the day, it’ll just fade a bit but the full lip color will be there until you decide to take it off with a remover at night. It’s perfect for someone like me who hates to fuss over makeup and honestly couldn’t be bothered to do hourly makeup touchups. And best of all it’s now cruelty-free!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59+ (available in 30 colors). Cruelty-free.

    12. NYX Professional Jumbo Eye Pencil doubles as both an eyeliner and eyeshadow, which means you can do both in half the time.


    Promising review: "I love the color and the way it goes on. My favorite blue eyeliner now. I use it in my water line and then brown under. It is very hard to find an eyeliner that works in the waterline. This does. Had to Google how to sharpen it though. It looks like it should twist up but it doesn't. It has to be sharpened. Plastic coating over wood so it sharpens well. You do have to get the right size sharpener though." —Thomas Hashley

    Get it from Amazon for $2.59.

    13. Bestland Hair Finishing Stick smooths flyaway hairs for a super sleek look. Bumpy ponytails be gone!

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    14. Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer helps to soften the appearance of dark circles, especially with its sponge-like applicator.


    Promising review: "This inexpensive dark circle concealer is the best I've ever found. It goes on very easily and stays on for hours on my skin. It blends easily with a light touch of my finger. It really does hide my dark circles! I feel so lucky to have tried it. I was fortunate to order the right color for me. I am 72 years young and had almost given up on products like this. It's never too late." —Sassy Lady

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98 (available in 12 colors).

    15. InstaNatural Rose Water setting spray gently mists your face with all-natural ingredients that'll keep your makeup in place throughout the day.


    Promising review: "I have never used rose water as a setting spray. In fact, I never used any until I used InstaNatural. It is so light and refreshing — it’s almost like magic how it dries over makeup without smudging it. There is just a hint of rose, so the scent is wonderful, too — not overpowering, at all." —Sheila

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    16. Handmade Heroes Coconut Lip Scrub provides gentle exfoliation for smooth, moisturized lips made for kissing.


    It's also vegan and cruelty-free!!!

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim and I have no regrets! It smells delicious — like toasted almonds and almond cookies! I use the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediately 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!" —Cowie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    17. Elizabeth Mott Eyeshadow Primer preps your beautiful eyelids for eyeshadow, making the colors more vibrant while hydrating your lids — allowing the sensitive skin there to thrive, even without makeup.


    Promising review: "My problem was, my eyes are hooded and eyeshadow pigments always end up along my hidden crease creating a huge mess. My sister, who happens to be a makeup lover, told me that all I need is a good eye primer that would hold the pigments in place. I don't really know how to blend but the fact that the drugstore eyeshadow pigment stayed on my lids for eight hours with very slight fading, it is definitely five stars." —Rei

    Get it from Amazon for $13.06.

    18. Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit allows you to beat your face to the gods with its step-by-step instructions to properly highlight, bronze, and sculpt your face just in time for your next photo shoot.


    Promising review: "I have tried powder contouring and cream sticks for contouring on the face but the powder comes off during the day and the cream sticks are too noticeable. This cream palette is very nice. It enables me to control how much or little I put on my face. I finish with a translucent facial powder (which 'seals' it) and top it off with a contouring powder of the same shade to add depth." —Melanie

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (also available in dark).

    19. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Foundation has an ultra lightweight formula that is completely oil-free and mattifies shine. No more oil blotting for you!


    Promising review: "Living in a humid climate, it's hard to wear foundation without it looking a mess as soon as you step out of that AC. I'm an oily skin girl that's always looking for a holy grail foundation. This has been my get-up-and-go foundation. I'm always reluctant to use my pricey foundation just to run errands. But with this, I'm set!" —3moons

    Get it from Amazon for $5.75 (available in 45 colors).

    20. Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer has ultra-refined pigments to melt into your skin and give you an ethereal bake all year long without ever overdoing it while putting on a full face of makeup.

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    Promising review: "Love this formula. It's so easy to apply and blend out on the skin. I'm pale and a little goes a long way. If I apply too much, it tends to look orange so built it up slowly to suit you." —BeautyTipsForBrokeGirls

    Get it from Amazon for $6.47 (available in three colors).

    21. NYX Eyebrow Pencil easily shapes and fills your eyebrows within minutes, because while you want them to be on fleek, you definitely don't want to spend forever on them.


    Promising review: "A friend of mine introduced me to this product a few years ago and I absolutely love it. The micro pencil makes for a very natural look and is easy to use. I have blonde hair but darker eyebrows and I use the taupe color. I do my eyebrows every day so naturally, I go through these a bit fast so I'm glad that I can get them on Amazon for a few dollars cheaper and without the hassle of going into a store!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $3.76 (available in eight colors).

    22. Pantene Rescue Shots help to prevent and repair split ends and can keep hair super shiny and healthy.,

    Promising review: "My hair was processed and damaged, my husband would say that it feels like a straw bale. This little ampule changed my life. After one use, my hair was soft as silk, shiny, and manageable. It was completely unreal how this product transformed my hair and I knew I had to find more. I bought two boxes on Amazon and will continue to use this religiously. For something so inexpensive, it is a game-changer. I now have my friends on the Rescue train and they are just as impressed." —melissa michael

    Get a pack of three for $4.97.

    23. NYX Pore Filler doesn't contain oil so makeup can just glide right on over it without looking cakey. Babes with oily skin deserve to have seamless foundation too!


    Promising review: "This is a very concentrated and effective base to wear under your foundation, and the results are wonderful, in my opinion. After applying, I used one of my regular foundations so I could really judge the difference. I could immediately sense a wonderful smoothness as I applied it, and I felt that my skin looked much fresher. The best is that it lasted all day!" —J. Arena

    Get it from Amazon for $3.42.

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