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    31 Inexpensive Beauty Products From Target That’ll Make You Wonder Why You Ever Used To Splurge

    If you're like me and sick of spending all your $$ on beauty products, check out these inexpensive finds you'll wonder what you ever did without.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A Nyx body glitter that I *love* using on my eyelids right after applying shadow (and my brow bone and cheek if I'm feeling fancy). I tap some on my finger and then tap on my skin before using setting spray to secure it in place. This stuff is loose enough to give you great coverage and comes in tons of fun colors and styles, to boot.


    Promising review: "This is amazing! I use this product with the glitter primer and it works wonderful! I used it on my eyes like a shadow or lips for a sparkle. So many compliments on where I get this from!" —Angela08

    Price: $6.49 (available in seven colors and styles)

    2. A coconut lime shea sugar body scrub that'll leave your skin oh so soft and hydrated, plus it smells like a tropical vacation. Yum.

    The Coconut Lime Shea Sugar Body Scrub

    Promising review: "Great scrub and fragrance that is usable for men and women. My husband uses this and the fragrance is his favorite! Quality product. We have used it for over 10 years." —Penn

    Price: $6.99

    3. An Aveeno complexion foaming cleanser perfect for acne-prone skin as it's made from gentle soy extracts so it's not harsh on your beautiful, sensitive face. Not only does it help prevent pimples and breakouts, it can improve overall skin tone and texture, too.

    The Aveeno Clear Complexion Foaming Cleanser

    Promising review: "I love this Aveeno line! I also use the scrub and their moisturizer. This foaming cleanser is so gentle and works great for my sensitive skin. I’ve been using it a little over a week and already notice a difference in my skin. Highly recommend!!" —Nicole

    Price: $8.59

    4. An E.l.f. face sponge that is seriously a *must-have* for smooth, streak-free blending, especially when it comes to concealer, foundation, and contouring. The overall quality and beveled edge makes this baby rival the more expensive brand versions.

    The e.l.f. Total Face Sponge

    Promising review: "Is perfect! Easy, quick, versatile, and affordable. This sponge can be used to bake with the flat side. Game changer." —HonestAdri

    Price: $6

    5. A Dove sensitive skin hypoallergenic and sulfate-free body wash to gently cleanse and pamper even the most sensitive of skin types. Plus, it's plant-based, PETA certified, and thoughtfully made from recycled materials, so by using it, you're doing your part in helping the planet.

    The Dove Sensitive Skin Hypoallergenic and Sulfate-Free Body Wash

    Promising review: "I have eczema and psoriasis and this body wash is fantastic. It's soooo moisturizing and I have had zero issues with it at all. It also doesn't even require much to use as it is so rich! It's perfect and inexpensive!!" —sarah12

    Price: $8.19

    6. A Nyx matte-finish face-setting spray that ensures all your hard work stays on for as long as humanly possible, giving you a flawless "just applied" glow even if it's been hours since you put on that lipstick.

    The NYX Professional Makeup Matte Finish Face Setting Spray

    Promising review: "I didn’t start wearing makeup until in my 50s when my complexion got blotchy. I was annoyed how the makeup came off on my hands and everything else. I bought this last week and the first day using it, my makeup didn’t rub off! This stuff is amazing." —Cheryl62

    Price: $9.29

    7. A Makeup Revolution eyeshadow palette perfectly pigmented to make your eyes totally *pop*, and with its earthy toned shadows infused with cannabis oils, you know you're using the good stuff.

    The Chilled with Cannabis Sativa Makeup Revolution Forever Flawless Eyeshadow Palette

    Promising review: "I bought three of these palettes and oh my god, I'm in love. The colors are pigmented, buttery, and easy to apply. This is my new favorite drugstore eyeshadow!" —AnGeee 

    Price: $18.39 (also available in eight other palette colors & styles)

    8. A pack of Neutrogena makeup-removing wipes that work like *magic* in removing dirt, oil, glitter, gunk, and all manner of makeup. Save your pillowcases from getting stained and your skin from breakouts caused by sleeping in your foundation (seriously, these are my absolute go-to).

    The Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes & Face Wipes

    Promising review: "Neutrogena face wipes are great for gently removing eye makeup. I also like how cool and smooth they feel in your face as a 'wake up' in the morning." —Rozzi

    Price: $6.39

    9. A Q-tips purse pack of cotton swabs you can easily slip into your pocket, wallet, car, purse, or even a canister on your bathroom counter to quickly apply makeup, clean excess fallout, or correct mishaps within minutes.

    Model using the Q-tips Blue Purse Pack Cotton Swabs

    Promising review: "This product is perfect for travel or keeping in your car! The plastic packaging is also not flimsy at all!" —Qtipaddict 

    Price: $1.29

    10. A summertime-scented shaving foam with a rich, soothing lather to keep your legs, underarms, and anywhere else you're running that razor over moisturized and protected. No more bumps, burns, nicks, or cuts, please.

    The Summertime Scented Shaving Foam

    Promising review: "I love this shaving cream; the price is right and it works just as good as the more expensive brands." —MamaLoves2Save

    Price: $1.19

    11. A cult-favorite Maybelline mascara infused with rose hip oil and mineral pigments so your lashes stay super fanned, plumped, and perky without ever weighing you down.

    The Maybelline Eye Lash Sensational Mascara

    Promising review: "This is the best mascara! It doesn’t smear like other mascaras. It's better than any expensive designer mascara I have tried!" —StephG

    Price: $8.69 (available in six colors)

    12. A Bio-Oil skincare oil clinically proven to help repair skin damage and scars *without* clogging your pores or leaving any unwanted, greasy residue. Reviewers rave that they see drastic improvements by using it religiously.

    The Bio-Oil Skincare Oil for Scars and Stretchmarks

    Promising review: "THIS WORKS! I was hesitant about buying because it was more expensive than I’d wanted...but I bought early on in pregnancy and didn’t start using it until I’d already gotten stretch marks (I’m thinking it would’ve helped avoid them if I’d used it sooner!). I started to use it every night for about two weeks, and it’s lightened my stretch marks so much!!! I’m going to keep using and hoping to lighten them even more. My advice is to be intentional about using it nightly rather than randomly every few days. I’ve seen better results being consistent. Highly recommend!" —Momma2B

    Price: $7.69

    13. A cruelty-free Function of Beauty straight-hair conditioner with avocado oil to seriously seal in moisture, leaving your hair oh so soft, smooth, and supple all day long. Did I mention it's 100% vegan, too?

    The Function of Beauty Straight Hair Conditioner Base with Avocado Oil

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this conditioner for a few months now, combined with some of the serums that can be added, and I honestly love it. It smells amazing, is clean, and does not dry out my hair. I have no complaints. I would definitely recommend." —Targetlover9 

    Price: $9.99

    14. A St. Ives acne-control apricot face scrub that I'm personally in love with as it both deep cleans *and* exfoliates in one go, making it an excellent addition to your skincare routine.

    The St. Ives Oil-Free Acne Control Apricot Face Scrub

    Promising review: "I use this product once a week to remove excess dirt, makeup, moisturizers, dead skin cells, etc. It leaves my face feeling fresh and clean!" —Football girl

    Price: $4.99

    15. A Tresemmé extra-hold mousse to keep stray hairs and flyaways firmly at bay, all the while delivering maximum hold and preventing dreaded stickiness and stiffness.

    The TRESemmé TRES Two Hair Mousse Extra Hold

    Promising review: "While on vacation in a very muggy state I ran out of mousse and found this at a drugstore. It is FAR better than any salon mousse that I have ever tried. I've been in humidity, rain, and wind with blowing sand and my hair still looks great!! I'm so glad I found this, now I can stop looking!!" —Magg

    Price: $5.49

    16. A CoverGirl eyeliner with a micro-fine point for precision lines so you can finally master those swooping Lana Del Rey–inspired wings. Oh, and it comes with a built-in smudger and self-sharpener, too.

    The COVERGIRL Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner

    Promising review: "I love this stick liner because it works perfectly and glides onto my skin perfectly! It's the darkest shade of black I can imagine so if you like it dark, this is it! It also twists and renews so you never have to sharpen!" —timberd3 

    Price: $6.39 (available in five colors)

    17. An E.l.f. putty primer to create a seamless all-day base for your foundation, plus it helps moisturize your face, making it a must-have in the wintertime.

    The poreless e.l.f. Putty Primer

    Promising review: "I got this two months ago and I’m still using it. It’s long-lasting and blurs my larger than normal pores. It gives you a nice, smooth surface to apply foundation. I highly recommend this one!" —Lisallih6 

    Price: $9 (available in three colors)

    18. An Aquaphor healing ointment for dry and cracked skin sure to become your absolute bestie during the coldest months of the year, as it expertly creates a protective barrier while nourishing your hands, feet, and body.

    The Aquaphor Healing Ointment After Hand Wash for Dry & Cracked Skin

    Promising review: "I have been using Aquaphor for years on my lips, cuticles, hands, elbows, eyelids, and anywhere else with dry skin. This is a simple, excellent product that does exactly what it's supposed to do. It is very affordable and also comes in several different sizes, including large and small tubes and lip balm. I always have a large container in my house and a small tube in my purse." —ellenindenver

    Price: $8.29

    19. A deliciously flavored pack of Eos lip balm sticks because your lips deserve to be hydrated, healthy, and totally kissable no matter the weather.

    The mint EOS Lip Balm Sticks

    Promising review: "Creamy, soothing, stays put for a long time. Not sticky at all. Really hydrating! Everything I ask for in a lip balm." —Turntheovenonforme

    Price: $5.49 (available in three flavors)

    20. A Milani clear brow gel great for styling your eyebrows any which way you like 'em, plus the jasmine extract and vitamin B5 provides a powerful punch of extra nourishment.

    The Milani The Clear Brow Gel

    Promising review: "I recommend using this because it does a great job holding your eyebrow hairs down and keeping them in place!!" —al123 

    Price: $8.99

    21. A Mario Badescu facial spray with aloe, herbs, and rose water that has easily become my favorite thing to use first thing in the morning, right before bed, or simply whenever I'm feeling sweaty and in need of a refreshing little spritz.

    The Mario Badescu Skincare Facial Spray With Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater

    Promising review: "I have used this spray for YEARS and have always loved it!  I use it to refresh my face throughout the day — especially while traveling — and it gives it a beautiful glow. My skin is dry, very sensitive, and prone to both eczema and acne — but this facial spray helps to keep both conditions at bay." —Emma S

    Price: $5+ (available in three sizes)

    22. An unscented Avatara ~chill out~ face mask wonderful for stressed out skin in desperate need of a little extra TLC. Go ahead and give yourself an at-home spa night.

    The Unscented Avatara Chill Out Face Mask

    Promising review: "This face mask is wonderful; I left it on for 20 minutes right before bedtime and made my skin glow the next morning. Makes your skin look moisturized and healthy. Also it is unscented, which is a huge bonus!" —Goldenspoon

    Price: $2.99

    23. A Naturium niacinamide serum to purify congested skin without giving you that awful red flush you'd get from far less gentle products. Simply shake and apply after washing your face and enjoy buttery softness for hours.

    The Naturium Niacinamide Serum

    Promising review: "This serum is perfect! I love how soft and moisturized it leaves my face. I use it twice a day (morning and night) after washing my face. It doesn’t make my face oily and instead it is left feeling moisturized ALL DAY. I especially love how soft my face feels." —Lisa L

    Price: $16

    24. An E.l.f. brush collection complete with everything you need to make sure your eye makeup looks as good as any in a glossy magazine ad.

    The e.l.f. Ultimate Eyes Brush Collection

    Promising review: "I love these brushes! They’re so amazing and they work beautifully!" —Rachellll 

    Price: $12

    25. A Pacifica under-eye vitamin C spot serum mask for brightening and boosting dark unseemly under-eye circles and tired skin. They're especially great to have on hand the night before a major Zoom meeting.

    Model using the Pacifica Eye Bright Undereye Vitamin C Spot Serum Mask

    Promising review: "I love these vitamin C spot serum masks. They really do what they say, and they give my eyes the extra oomph that they needs on days that I wasn't able to get as much sleep. These little masks really do make a BIG difference!" —iambecki0922

    Price: $4.99

    26. A Sonia Kashuk makeup brush–cleansing pad so you can stop wasting $$ on pricey cleaners, as all you need here is a little warm, soapy water to clean away brush residue on the regular.

    The Sonia Kashuk Makeup Brush Cleansing Pad

    Promising review: "I have been eyeing similar cleansing pads to clean my brushes, but didn't feel like shelling out $20+ for one. This is a great buy! Works so well and I couldn't believe how much makeup came out!! Highly recommend, so much that I bought an additional one for my mother!" —Tw19

    Price: $10

    27. A Rhyme & Reason nourish and gloss conditioner that'll leave your locks feeling silky smooth, like you've just stepped out of a luxurious salon. This stuff also works *wonders* for detangling.

    The Rhyme & Reason Nourish & Gloss Conditioner

    Promising review: "I’m not one to go out of my way to write a review, but WOW! For reference I have fine, thick, long hair. I have been struggling for years to find a conditioner that doesn’t completely weigh down my hair, but still keeps my hair smoothed out and soft. And wow does this do that, plus I noticed my scalp doesn’t get oily as fast with this. Side note: I love the 100% recycled plastic bottle, and if you are wondering why it’s designed to be this shape, it’s to fit more product per truckload. A cylinder has lots of unused space between them when being shipped. Love to see it!!" —Lauren

    Price: $10.69

    28. An Honest Beauty 2-in-1 mascara and lash primer for those evenings when you want to avoid clumping even as you layer on multiple types of mascara for a fake-lash look (a technique I highly recommend).

    The Honest Beauty Extreme Length 2-in-1 Mascara and Lash Primer

    Promising review: "I had been wanting a mascara with clean ingredients and this one is perfect! I love to use the primer first then the mascara. My lashes are thin so the primer helps. It doesn’t flake or smudge and it’s easy to get off." —Target reviewer

    Price: $16.99

    29. A breathable L'Oréal Paris 24 hour foundation with SPF 25 because when it comes to long-lasting coverage, you want your skin to stay protected from harmful UV rays *while* looking as amazing as possible.

    The beige ivory L'Oreal Paris Infallible 24HR Fresh Wear Foundation with SPF 25

    Promising review: "This foundation is my favorite drugstore foundation. I have tried so many, and this for me is the only one that compares to the high-end. It lasts all day, doesn't break up around my nose, sets nicely, and looks natural. You can apply it with a brush or with a sponge. The only thing is I would say that some of the lighter colors lean a little pink. I just correct with a more yellow concealer for myself and move on!" —A

    Price: $15.29 (available in 31 shades)

    30. An EcoTools makeup brush–cleansing shampoo to leave your Beautyblenders and brush bristles squeaky clean and soft as the day you bought 'em when they touch your lovely face. It won't irritate your skin, either.

    The EcoTools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo

    Promising review: "GET THIS! I researched so many makeup brush cleansers to find one that was gentle and wouldn’t irritate my skin, but would also efficiently clean the brushes. This bottle has lasted me so long and it really does a good job getting all the makeup off my brushes!" —avam58

    Price: $7.99

    31. And a Juvia's Place lux lip liner that not only *looks amazing*, it makes the whole process of applying lipstick way less intimidating. Truly a winner.

    The Juvia's Place Lux Lip Liner

    Promising review: "There is nothing like these Juvia's lip pencils. They are well pigmented and most importantly, smooth. The Kola color is stunning and it applies so well. These pencils at their amazing price are definitely going to start replacing Maclip pencils for me. I could not recommend these pencils enough." —Shiva

    Price: $10 (available in three colors)

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