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    20 Cheap Beauty Products That Seem Super Luxurious

    Champagne taste on a beer 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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Italia Deluxe Ultra Fine Lip Liner Set lines your lips with 12 silky stunning shades to choose from. They'll have your lips pouting but NOT your wallet!,

    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

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $7.56.

    2. Cuccio Revitalize Cuticle Oil blends a mixture of safflower, sunflower, and cotton seed oils into your nail bed to strengthen your nails and hydrate your cuticles after years of getting gel mani/pedis that stripped them of their health.

    Promising review: "I really like this product! I try to take breaks from getting my nails done (hard gel, usually) since my nails get very thin and brittle between each set. This helps to make them look strong, smooth, and natural! It also keeps my cuticles looking fresh and adds a nice little shine to my nails!" β€”NMC

    Get it from Amazon for $6.38.

    3. Teenitor False Lashes extend the length of your lashes for a brighter and fuller effect that'll take any look into a luxurious one.,

    Promising review: "I'm never one to really wear eyelashes because some lashes irritate my eyes or are just too heavy on my lids, but I love these! This is my second time buying 'em. They're very light, not too heavy, and give my look a nice finish." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $7.99.

    4. Zoya Nail Polish uses a wider brush for a more professional finish, even when you're doing your nails yourself at home.

    Promising review: "Oh. My. Gosh. SO GORGEOUS! This is the most beautiful nail polish I've ever put on (I ordered the gold 'Tomoko' color), which looks luxurious and is great for the holiday season. Another added bonus is that it is very easy to apply and, if you are a beginner, this will work for you." β€”Berlyn

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in 32 colors).

    5. Maybelline New York Makeup Facestudio Master Strobing Stick has you beaming for the gods with one simple swipe across your cheekbone in whichever shade you fancy.


    Promising review: "I am no pro at applying makeup, and I'm a big fan of this product for that very reason. Within fifteen seconds of swiping this across my eyelids and cheekbones, I have a slightly more polished, glowing look. I received a compliment on this highlighter and that's impressive because, like I said, I am pretty unsophisticated when it comes to makeup." β€”E. E. Malinovsky

    Get it from Amazon for $6.59 (available in two shades).

    6. Milani Color Statement Lipstick is cruelty-free and infused with vitamins A and C so while you're stunning in this bright red shade, your lips are also being hydrated.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite lipstick ever. It's smooth, beautiful, pigmented, and smells fantastic (I know that sounds weird, but truly it's lovely). I generally don't love lipstick and usually prefer lip stains, but this one is definitely a keeper!" β€”KW

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97 (available in 32 colors).

    7. Physicians Formula Butter Highlighter gives off a fresh coconut scent and has a cream-to-powder formula that goes on like, well, butter.,

    Promising review: "Love this product!! I’ve had it for over a year and it still has so much left to give. The highlight is beautiful on my light skin, and the product is INCREDIBLY soft and creamy, blends wonderfully, and stays on all day!! Most highlighters are made with a darker undertone, making my highlighted zone appear rather darker or bruised, but this works wonders. Even after a year, the smell is still a coconut marvel and it has held up beautifully! Give it a try." β€”Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $4.38 (available in five shades).

    8. MaxSoft Scalp Massaging Shampoo Brush maximizes your hair wash with two speed settings and two different sized bristles. Jonathan Van Ness is so proud.


    Promising review: "This is amazing! Who knew that such a simple product could help me with my seborrheic dermatitis? I used to use apple cider vinegar on my scalp and would put a shower cap on at night, and would be able to get rid of my dandruff just using regular shampoo/conditioner the next morning, but that method started to become less effective and anyone with this condition knows how heartbreaking it is when the scales come back on your scalp. I was stressing out wondering how else I was going to manage my horrible dandruff, when I saw this nifty product and figured I’d give it a shot. So glad I did! I can use my normal shampoo/conditioner still, and my scalp is SO much better! And I don’t have to wear an annoying shower cap at night anymore. So, so, so thankful!"β€”Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59 (available in three colors).

    9. Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe Herbs and Rosewater is infused with green tea, cucumber, and peppermint essential oil and is guaranteed to give your face the perfect pick-me-up. Hello, hydration! My skin needs you.

    Promising review: "This is so refreshing! I use it as a toner and also as a refresher throughout the day. I spray it over my makeup throughout the day, and it rehydrates my skin during the dry season. Plus, it smells delightful!" β€”Jennifer Riley

    Get it from Amazon for $7+.

    10. L'Oreal Lash Paradise Mascara delivers luxury results at a drug-store price! Just look at this before and after shot. *buys immediately*


    Here's what one BuzzFeed Editor has to say, "I went to the movies with friends last week and one of them said, 'Your eyelashes look long!' I literally assumed she was talking to somebody else, so I didn't say anything. When she repeated herself, I said, "Who, me?" It was a delight. My first eyelash compliment. All due to this L'OrΓ©al mascara. And at under $8 a tube, maybe I'll actually toss it and replace it like I'm supposed to after three months." Check out her full review (#2 in the post) for more glowing detail!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.69.

    Looking for the best waterproof mascara? Check out our top three picks on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    11. Zoevan Waterproof Cosmetic Bag keeps your brushes and things organized as you travel the world. Worried about loosing your favorite eyeliner? You got this in the bag! ;)

    Promising review: "This makeup bag is great it totally keeps my makeup organized it closes very nicely so my makeup doesn't fall out. It has a lot of sections so I can put my foundation, brushes, and mascara all in separate sections. It is a sturdy bag, for the price, wow, I can't believe It is such good quality. Would recommend to others! It's also cute too!" β€”Irene

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (available in two colors).

    12. Vanity Planet Skin Spa Cleansing Brush provides the deep luxurious clean your pores want at the price point your wallet needs!

    Promising review: "I love this product! It is so worth the money. The product has three different heads, all of the heads have a different texture. Depending on your skin tight, or the exfoliation you want you can customize it with the three different heads. The head clean very nicely with soap and water. It has two different speeds, the lower speed is for more gentle clean and the higher speed is a deeper more vigorous clean. I would highly suggest this product it is wonderful." β€”Emilee M.

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's review for more on why we love this product!

    Get it from Amazon for $35.49.

    13. Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter adds the most luxurious shine to your cheekbones, nose, and eyelids. Honestly, put this anywhere and you're golden!,

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this highlighter! It is blinding and looks beautiful on bronzed skin. I was a little nervous the color would be too gold for me but when I applied it, it blended out to the perfect glow. Will be my go-to this summer!" β€”Riley

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (available in four colors).

    Check out our other favorite products in this Maybelline review roundup!

    14. Dermal Full Face Sheet Masks elevate anyone's Saturday night to a luxurious one whether you're on your couch with a cold beer or in a bubble bath forgetting the work week ahead.,

    These Dermal face masks (made with Vitamin E and collagen) are the perfect way to unwind after a long, stressful day and brighten your skin at the same time. Each mask has a unique fragrance, including wine, green tea, and pomegranate.

    Promising review: "I've been using these masks for about a year, and I LOVE them. They're so cheap, but they work well. If you've never tried sheet masks before or are trying to find a cheap option so you can do them more often, these are a great option. They DO contain fragrance, but it's pretty much last on the ingredients list, and they've never irritated my skin and my skin is pretty sensitive and I have mild rosacea. I find the scent to be pleasant; each one has a slightly different scent."β€”Bonnie

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $13.99.

    15. Missha All Around Safe Block protects your skin with a refreshing, lightweight formula that won't leave your skin feeling sticky. Plus, the packaging is so cute!

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    Promising review: "This stuff smells good, dries matte, doesn't leave a white cast or greasy feeling, and hasn't caused issues with the skincare products I use underneath it OR the makeup I wear over it. This has made it easy to get into the habit of wearing sunscreen on the daily." β€”David Fernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98.

    16. Skinfood Black Sugar Strawberry Mask leaves your face feeling like it's shed all the dead skin once and for all.

    Promising review: "I honestly thought that my skincare routine was pretty solid. I stick with a multi-step routine, and it rarely varies. I thought I would pick this up as an an extra boost (I already chemically exfoliate), but WOW! This product alone does so much! With scrubs I used in the past, my skin wound up feeling tight and in desperate need of moisturizer afterwards. That's not the case with this scrub/mask. I apply to dry skin, and let the product sit for about 10 minutes. Then, I'll massage in circles for a couple of minutes before removing with warm water. Afterwards, my skin feels like a baby's bottom. The scrub also helps my other products sink in better. I will definitely be repurchasing!" β€”Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $9.15.

    Read our full review here.

    17. Maybelline Dream Satin Liquid Foundation has a mousse-like consistency that basically feels like you're putting air on your face but like, colorful air that blends out your blemishes.,

    This won't feel caked-on like a lot of other liquid foundations on the market.

    Promising review: "I am very picky about foundations and have tried several brands...this is my favorite. It provides great coverage, doesn't feel heavy or sticky on my skin, doesn't look cake-y, and lasts for a long time. Plus, I love that this is hypoallergenic and won't clog my pores." β€”AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59 (available in 12 shades).

    18. PrettyDiva Jelly Flower Lipstick changes colors depending on the temperature of your lips. If science and makeup had a baby, this would be that baby.

    Promising review: "Absolutely in love! It came in a cute little box and was exactly as pictured. I tested it out on my hand first and the color changed almost immediately. Once I put it on my lips I fell in love, it changed to a very flattering color and feels really good in my lips versus most lipstick/stains which always feel weird. I will definitely be purchasing more of these." β€”Morgan

    Looking for the best matte lipstick? Check out our top three picks on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in two colors).

    19. Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder is designed with vintage-inspired packaging you'll want on your vanity just as much as you want your makeup set all day long.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this powder. I've used more expensive ones in the past, but this one takes the cake. I have oily skin and this keeps my makeup on all day, even when I get hot and sweaty." β€”Brit

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's closer look for more on this incredible face powder!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.64 (available in six shades).

    20. Physicians Formula Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing BB Cream wins our hearts with its argan oil packed formula that conditions and brightens your skin. *adds to cart*

    Promising review: "This is my favorite BB cream! The color is great, it feels lightweight and smooth, and it makes my skin feel soft. Plus, it's gluten-free and absorbs right into my skin!" β€”Merri

    Get it from Amazon for $7.25.

    Wow my beauty stash is full and so is my wallet!


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

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