31 Under-$10 Beauty Products From Walmart You'll Wish You'd Bought Sooner
Beauty on a budget? Yes please.
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Promising review: "Touch of Spice is the shade I use, and even though I am quite pale, it is not too dark for everyday/work, and looks great with evening looks. The formula is superb; long LONG-wear and even when eating or drinking, it doesn't fade or wear off. It is matte, but feels like silk. I can't recommend this enough. In fact, I am online purchasing another two tubes so I can have one at home, in my purse and at work." — JDDD
Price: $5.48+ (available in 23 shades)
Milani's Make-It Last Setting Spray is a total workhorse that locks in your makeup for up to 16 hours (!!!) *AND* leaves your skin looking extra radiant and shine-free.
Promising review: "I bought this at the drug store after an employee told me that this is the dupe for the UD setting spray. My face is oily and I use a loose powder foundation (not Milani but also drug store) for my face but t his setting spray makes it look like my foundation is expensive and full coverage. Also, it doesn't make my face oily after a couple of hours. I will definitely keep buying!" — beauty on a budget
NYX's HD Finishing Powder softens the appearance of pores while working double-duty to set makeup and give it a matte finish.
Promising review: "Absolutely in awe of this product. For me, it is hard to find a powder that doesn't change the overall color of my foundation as well as keep the shine at bay. I have found the powder!!! It isn't so matte that I looked chalky or pasty, but definitely kept the oil from seeping through. I love it and will definitely be buying this again!" — Angie S
Maybelline's Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation comes in tons of colors to provide effortless coverage and blur pores. It's lightweight and oil-free, making it ideal for normal to oily skin (dryer skin, read below!).
***And if your skin is on the dryer side, Maybelline also has a Fit Me! Dewy + Smooth Foundation that provides extra hydration to your skin. Get it for
$5.94+ (available in 23 shades). Promising review: "This foundation is my MUST HAVE beauty product. I started using this over the summer and haven't looked back since. It gives me complete and total coverage and works great as my base foundation. Blending is super easy when you're highlighting and contouring. I get all-day wear without fading and never really having to touch up." — herlovelybeauty
Price: $5.94+ (available in 40 shades)
NYX's fan-favorite Soft Matte Lip Creams apply like silk and give you a burst of color that won't cake, flake, or dry out your lips.
Promising review: "This is my first matte and first NYX product. I'm so happy with the purchase. I bought Copenhagen and Monte Carlo first. The color is of course different depending on the pigment of your lips. But it doesn't disappoint! This product needs no liner. Smells like red velvet and most importantly lasts so incredibly long. No smearing, nothing. I put it on and can eat, drink, kiss the kiddos without having to re-apply. I loved it so much I went and bought Transylvania." — Lee Von Velvet
Price: $2.10+ (available in 21 shades)
Burt's Bees Gloss Lip Crayon is made with natural ingredients and glides on your lips to give you long-lasting color and hydration.
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Promising review: "Burt's Bees, You did it again! It glides on across your lips, the shape of the crayon makes it easy to apply, the color stays through out your day, and the condition of my lips have never been better. It is the dead of winter, with cold drying weather and yet my lips have never felt or looked better. Soft, smooth; no chafing, no cracks. I highly recommend this product. I own 45 tubes of lipstick, from drug store purchase to the highest cosmetic counters, and yet each day now I grab my Burt's Bees Lip Crayon." — SAHamel
Price: $7.52 (available in five shades)
e.l.f.'s Powder Blush Palette comes with four gorgeous shades that can easily be blended so you can contour, shade, sculpt, and highlight to your heart's content.
Promising review: "Great color for all complexions. The colors are very pigmented with a silky smooth texture. If you are debating the purchase, don't think about it, just buy it!!! It's absolutely amazing; price amazing too. The bottom row id a great dupe for Mac's blushes. ENJOY." — Hair2Kloset
L'Oreal's Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara adds length and volume to your lashes thanks to the TWO HUNDRED soft bristles on the brush so every lash gets a stroke of the creamy formula.
Promising review: "I have short straight lashes that can't curl and I'm always skeptical of any new mascara. I decided to give Lash Paradise a try and I'm really happy. I applied three coats and no clumps. My lashes look fuller and longer, and the best part is I feel like the brush really covers every single lash." — lulu1984
Price: $8.97 (available in four shades)
Real Technique's Miracle Complexion Sponge evenly blends makeup like an absolute dream to give you a smooth and enhanced finish.
Promising review: "This is my absolute favorite sponge, I use it everyday. I think it blends in my foundation very well, especially when I'm trying to cover my stubborn pimples that love to come out of no where! It isn't too expensive, and it's very easy to clean, the foundation comes right out! I use both sides, the point at the bottom works very well when I put powder on to bake under my eyes." — xheavelinx
Covergirls' Eye Enhancer Eyeshadows come in compact sizes so you can create easy looks on the go. Touchups have never been easier.
Promising review: "Really pretty colors. This eyeshadow goes on very smooth and blends really well. Great for a natural look with a little bit of shimmer and dark tones. Packed well and not easily broken. I would recommend this product!!" — ashleyv19
Price: $4.48+ (available in six palettes)
Promising review: "I'm a highlighter junkie. I've tried them all, and I own them all. I have to say, I'm super impressed with this highlighter. It is actually more pigmented than some of the higher end brands. Honestly, one swirl in the pan and one swipe on my cheek, and my cheeks looked like they were wet and just brilliantly glowing. 'Molten gold' and 'rose gold' don't even begin to describe the next level pigmentation you get. The formula is incredibly smooth and buttery, which makes it so easy to blend and work with. Forever a staple." —Lola K.
Price: $7.94 (available in four shades)
L'Oreal's Wave Swept Spray enhances your natural hair so you can give your locks a break from the heat. Simply spray on damp hair to reduce frizziness and let your mane do its thing!
Promising review: "So easy!! Shortens the time for getting dressed in the morning. My hair is much healthier and it makes my hair look much thicker than it is. My hair is naturally so greasy that I've always had to wash it daily. With this product, I can go three days without washing.... INCREDIBLE!!!!" — kjdpt
Milani's Stay Put Brow Color helps you fill in so you can achieve your dream brow look. Plus it has an impeccable 16-hour wear time and comes with a dual-ended brush.
Promising review: "This is my favorite brow pomade ever. I've tried a ton and you can't beat this. Stays on much longer than most. Goes on easy. Lasts a few months. Can't beat the price!" — Tracy
Price: $6.47 (available in five shades)
Maybelline's Fit Me! Concealer is lightweight with a translucent base so your natural skin still shines through but is provided some extra coverage.
Promising review: "I was running low on my high end under eye concealer and didn't want to spend so much money to replenish it. I did some research: read up on different drug store brands and watched many Youtube videos and found that this Maybelline under eye concealer was most popular. It lived up to its hype. It goes on smoothly and is totally blendable. I never use to use under eye concealer to work every day because it would look too heavy, and I wanted it to look more natural in the natural daylight, and this has definitely been the right product for that. Excellent! Must purchase! — ALOKI
Price: $5.94 (available in 17 shades)
Milani's Baked Bronzer creates a gorgeous glow with the swipe of a brush, and is compact enough that you can toss it in your bag and head out the door!
Revlon's Colorstay Creme Eyeshadows are as long-lasting as they are mesmerizing, and will give you a striking look with minimal effort.
Promising review: "This was the first time I purchased and used a creme shadow and Revlon ColorStay Eye Shadow exceeded my expectations! I chose it because it was long lasting. This had a beautiful creamy consistency that didn't irritate my eyes, a great little applicator, and it stayed on until I removed it! I can't wait to purchase more colors!" — Bekatnee
Price: $6.97 (available in 12 colors)
Milani's Eyeshadow Primer preps your eyelids for any makeup look and prevents creasing, flaking, and fading from first application 'til the last call at the bar.
I mean it! This has been a major part of my makeup routine for a year now, and I cannot speak highly enough about this $6 tube of eyeshadow primer. I even wrote an entire
review about it, which I encourage you to read if you're even the slightest bit intrigued. Promising review: "I never leave reviews for products but had to for this primer. I have very sensitive eyes and all of the expensive eye primers irritate my eyes. This primer is the best! I can put my eye makeup on at 6:30 am and it is still on at 6:30 pm. Will never be without it." — JLM
Pond's Cold Cream Cleanser is a super effective makeup remover that'll take off the most waterproof of products, suck up dirt from the depths of your pores, and actually leave your face feelin' extra smooth and refreshed.
Promising review: "I'm 48 and have been using Ponds since I was 13! My mother used it and from the day I started wearing makeup she instilled how important it was to remove makeup and clean your face at night. I have been a fan for 35 years! Everyone asks me what I use to keep my face looking so young. Simple, Ponds!" — Hoo
Promising review: "I love this lip color!!! It's so creamy and not drying like some other liquid lipsticks. You just have to apply the color and then seal it with the clear balm and it lastsfor hours. You can eat or drink with it and it still looks like you just put it on. They have a wide variety of colors and you won't be sorry if you try any of them. I will never again pay $20 plus for a lipstick or paint that comes right back off. I would recommend to everyone." — Lyingeyees
Price: $7.94 (available in 26 shades)
wet n wild's Photo Focus foundation comes in at only $4 but will give your skin high-end, full-coverage results.
Promising review: "I love this foundation. I picked it up on a whim since it was on sale so I wasn't going to lose much if it wasn't good. I have dry combo skin, I do get hot/flushed a lot (darn hot flashes). I have to say, this foundation SHOULD say sweat proof as it really is — it held in there the whole day, I was so impressed (which is hard for me to be). I have tried so many high end foundations that claim to be 'sweat proof/waterproof' that I had given up, but this is a hidden gem, I can honestly say I highly recommend this foundation." — MyAlvar
Price: $4.68+ (available in 20 shades)
Maybelline's Lemonade Craze Palette offers up 12 pigmented shades ranging from soft shimmers to darker hues so you can achieve a variety of looks with just one palette.
Promising review: "This palette blew me away! I was not expecting the quality to be as good as it is. The shadows are soft to the touch, creamy and easily blendable. Some of the colors look intimidating in the pan but apply softly on the eyes and can be intensified with a base." — amberdawnsliger
Rimmel London's Stay Matte Primer is the overachiever of primers and will smooth skin, refine pores, and get rid of shine — aka, it's about to become your favorite $5 purchase.
Promising review: "My face always gets oily at about noon with my foundation and am I glad I bought this primer. It kept the shine off my face and after a long day and I looked in the mirror, my makeup was still sitting pretty. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that has an oily skin." — Babe27
Promising review: "This is seriously the best setting powder I have used by far! It smells so good and it sets beautifully. I have very oily skin especially in humid weather and this works the best, and for the price I can honestly say it works way better than other brands." — Jess
Price: $5.97 (available in six colors)
Garnier's Micellar Cleansing Water removes makeup AND cleanses your skin. Unlike soap, you don't have to rinse after use so it's ideal for those on-the-go mornings or late nights.
Promising review: "Excellent product — makeup comes off easily. I have sensitive skin and it hasn't made my skin dry or blotchy. I would recommend as it's gentle on the eyes and skin, and the price is right. I have bought high end products in the past and have had allergic reactions to them." — Bestofbritish
Pantene's Foam Conditioner for fine to medium hair textures gives you the volume you want on humid days and the moisture you need on dry ones.
Promising review: "This conditioning foam is excellent. At first I did not think I would like it so much because I had never used a conditioner of this type, but I must say that as soon as I used it for the first time I was quite surprised, my hair was soft, silky, manageable and with a delicious aroma. It has a light texture but still moisturizes the hair and leaves it shiny." — OrianaR
Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick glides on flawlessly and thoroughly dries — and what I'm saying here is, humidity, sweating, and eating don't stand a chance.
Promising review: "This is the first and only matte lipstick that really does stay on all day, no transfer whatsoever... through my morning coffee, lunch and dinner. I have to actually take it off at the end of the day. AND, it doesn't dry my lips out. Going to be purchasing in other colors. Want to also try the Satin. Please never change the formula or stop making this product. Love it." — UCNita
Price: $4.95 (available in 27 shades)
NYX's Micro Brow Pencil features a super narrow tip so you can create precise lines that *actually* blend in with your brows.
Promising review: "I bought this a few weeks ago and compared it to the similar brush by Anastasia (which is double the price) — it works about the exact same if better. I bought the blonde color and it works great, sometimes I pair it with the tinted brow mascara in blonde and outline and make it thicker and it works amazing. Definitely worth it! And it stays on and doesn't add to my oily skin." — Hannah S
Price: $6.69+ (available in eight shades)
Milani's Baked Blushes form a stunning flush on your cheeks (with a hint of shimmer) that'll subtly catch in the light — and I want to buy them all?!?
Promising review: "The color is absolutely gorgeous! It looks so natural and glowy. It looks pretty dark in the pan but applies a lovely warm nude with just the right amount of pink and coral to brighten my complexion. I'm in love and have been wearing it everyday since I bought it." — lorraine
Price: $6.97+ (available in six colors)
Promising review: "First off, this smells really good. It's a slightly sweet smell, but not overpowering at all. The colors are all so beautiful. I have a few shades and they are all just gorgeous. They apply so smoothly and they are so buttery and pigmented. They are glossy, however they do wear off (but that is the nature of any product like this). Your lips will feel soft and hydrated." — MariaD555
Price: $7.97+ (available in 15 shades)
L.A. Girl's Pro Conceal concealer line offers up a wide variety of shades to tackle dark circles, redness, blemishes, and uneven skin texture.
Promising review: "I've been wanting to try this for a long time and I'm so glad I did. I got one in the color 'porcelain' and its perfect. The formula is so easy to blend and it's not too heavy. I never have issues with creasing or wearing off either." — Kelsey
Price: $3.74 (available in 36 shades)
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