Skip To Content

    19 Bargain Beauty Products Under £10 With Expensive-Looking Results

    Beauty on a budget!

    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. This flat-top foundation brush has been reviewed over 4,000 times with a seriously impressive 4.8-star rating. It can be used on powder, liquid, and cream products to deliver a flawlessly airbrushed finish.

    Amazon / Via

    This is super silky and soft to the touch, and won't absorb excessive amounts of product! Reviewers say this is just as good as other, more expensive brushes if not better, and that it applies makeup really smoothly and evenly.

    Price: £6.95

    2. This Vitamin C serum reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and contains other good-for-your-skin ingredients such as jojoba oil and hyaluronic acid too.

    Amazon / Via

    Customers rave about this little serum, saying it really has improved the appearance of fine lines and dark circles.. The hyaluronic acid and ferulic acid help to boost your skin's absorption of Vitamin C, while the Vitamin E, organic aloe, and jojoba oil soothe your skin.

    Price: £7.87

    3. Rimmel's Fix and Perfect primer protects your skin from environmental aggressors and enhances your complexion. Its formula is oil-free, so you can enjoy a fresh-faced glow without your skin feeling greasy.

    Amazon / Via

    It brightens and evens out skin, minimises pores, and eliminates shine alongside protecting against environmental factors. It looks great worn on its own, or with foundation to prolong the freshness of your makeup.

    Price: £5.55

    4. This bentonite clay makes a great mask for your face or body! It deeply cleanses the skin, removing impurities and tightening your pores in just 15-20 minutes.

    Amazon / Via

    Just mix this with some water or apple cider vinegar, leave for 15-20 minutes (people with sensitive skin should opt for 5-10 instead) to do its stuff, and wash it off! People who have bought this feel it's made a real, visible difference and say it has left their skin feeling soft too.

    Price: £7.99

    5. These acne absorbing patches will extract the gunk from those painful spots that have come to a head. Because you can't touch the spot while this is on, it also provides the perfect environment for it to heal.

    Amazon / Via

    This is an easy and effective alternative to squeezing spots with your fingers, which FYI is not great for your skin. Just pop one of these dots on and leave it for six hours or more, but ideally overnight. When the translucent centre of the dot turns an opaque white, you'll know that it's ready to take off.

    Price: £5.99

    6. This set of 16(!) makeup brushes has you covered for pretty much every makeup look you could want to create, have a 4.6-star average rating from 2,000+ reviews, and will give you change from £10.

    Amazon / Via

    Makeup tools don't have to be super expensive to do their job well! This set comes with five large brushes for products like foundation and then eleven precise brushes that cover eyeshadow, eyebrows, and concealer amongst other things. Customers praise the great quality of these and what excellent value for money they are!

    Price: £8.99

    7. If nothing seems to do the job when it comes to alleviating painfully dry, cracked hands, O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream might be the thing for you.

    Amazon / Via

    The formula of this cream protects your skin from drying out as well as drawing moisture into the skin and forming a protective barrier to seal in that moisture. Lots of people who bought this say it's the best hand cream they've ever used.

    Price: £4.90

    8. This Barry M lip scrub will buff away dead, dry skin and leave your lips looking and feeling perfectly soft.

    Amazon / Via

    It contains Vitamin E and olive oil antioxidants, plus avocado and jojoba oils which hydrate your lips! It smells (and tastes) like mango, and reviewers say that only a little bit of this is needed for great results so this pot should last you a while!

    Price: £3.99

    9. The Seche Vite topcoat will keep your manicure looking fresh for ages.

    Amazon / Via, BuzzFeed

    This topcoat is basically magic! It penetrates through the nail polish and onto the base coat, bonding itself to the layers you've applied. It's crack-resistant and helps to prevent your nails from chipping and peeling, plus it's guaranteed to not make your nails look yellow like some topcoats can. Customers rave about how long lasting it is, and some say they wouldn't use anything else!

    10. If knots in your hair are the bane of your life, this Mane 'n Tail detangling spray will fix that for you.

    Amazon / Via

    This spray really helps hard-to-comb hair become more manageable and shiny, while also reducing the appearance of split ends. It's a leave-in treatment, so just spray it onto damp hair and then brush it through with a wide-toothed comb to evenly distribute it. It has a solid 4.5-star rating and people say it works really well on curly hair too!

    Price: £7.99

    11. And this detangling brush will effortlessly glide through your hair to make getting rid of tangles pain-free.

    Amazon / Via

    It has 274 flexible bristles at varying heights, which evenly splits the pressure applied to your hair during brushing to make detangling easier. It works great on wet or dry hair and is suitable for different hair types too. Between its clever, super-effective design and the fact it'll also look great on your dressing table, it makes sense that it has an average 4.7-star rating out of over 2,000 reviews!

    Price: £9.95

    12. The W7 It's Magic! cloth easily removes makeup, and all it needs is a bit of water to start working!

    Amazon / Via

    This reusable cloth is more eco-friendly than endless cotton rounds, and does a great job of removing even stubborn makeup like waterproof mascara! It's particularly good for those with sensitive skin who may suffer from irritation when using wipes or other removers.

    Price: £2.99

    13. The Ordinary's AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution works wonders when it comes to getting glowing skin.

    Cult Beauty

    The AHAs in this peeling solution exfoliate the top layer of the skin to reveal a brighter, more even complexion, while BHAs exfoliate more deeply to clear congested pores. All in all it leaves with you with skin that's clearer, cleaner, and radiant! FYI, this stuff is pretty powerful so limit yourself to using it twice a week at the most.

    Price: £6.25

    14. Bars of soap have a bad reputation for drying out skin, but this pink clay face-and-body bar removes impurities and leaves skin feeling soft. It's gentle enough to use daily!

    Cult Beauty

    This bar is made with French pink clay to draw out dirt and impurities from the skin, while its germanium oil balances the skin (regardless of whether it's dry, oily, or somewhere in-between!) and the blood orange oils gives it a citrusy scent. It's also really eco-friendly thanks to the minimal amount of packaging, as well as being cruelty free and vegan too!

    Price: £10

    15. This Morphe liquid concealer really will camouflage any blemishes or dark circles you want to cover. The formula offers great coverage but is blendable and buildable so it won't look cakey or obvious.

    Cult Beauty

    It comes in 31 shades so there's likely to be one that's the perfect match! There's even a white shade you can mix with the regular concealer if you become paler at certain points of the year. It's sweat-proof, won't transfer, and has a staying power of 16 hours, and all for under £10.

    Price: £9

    16. You only need one layer of this Rimmel Stay Matte liquid lipstick to get an intense, opaque colour that'll stay put for ages.


    True to its name, it does delivers the perfect matte finish but it's also super comfortable to wear. It's kiss-proof, touch-proof, and water-proof so you won't need to keep checking if it's smudged, and there's loads of shades to choose from including pretty pinks and a pitch black.

    Price: £6.49

    17. This little tub of Egyptian Magic cream may be small but it's certainly powerful! It can be used for tons of things (you can even use it on your hair), making it a mini multipurpose hero.


    It has tons of moisturising ingredients such as beeswax, olive oil, and honey which means it's great at smoothing and softening. You can use it to tame flyaway hairs, as a makeup primer, lip balm, and a regular moisturiser! It may look innocuous but it's a really useful thing to have to hand.

    Price: £4.79

    18. This biodegradable konjac facial sponge turns soft once you wet it, and will deeply clean and exfoliate your skin regardless of whether you use a cleanser or just the sponge by itself.


    This sponge will last you up to three months and is enriched with chamomile to calm irritated skin and even out any redness. Even though it's such an effective cleanser and exfoliator, it's also so gentle to use that it's even suitable for around your eye area.

    Price: £8.99

    19. This shampoo massager brush is the kind of thing that you'll wonder how you managed without once you start using it. It exfoliates your scalp, increases blood flow, and helps clear away flakes and product buildup.

    Amazon / Via

    It has flexible tips that feel comfortable on the scalp and really help to get your hair thoroughly, properly clean, removing built-up product that can cause itchiness. Because it works the shampoo into your scalp so well, you'll also probably find yourself needing to use less shampoo during washes!

    Price: £4.99