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    Updated on May 13, 2020. Posted on May 13, 2020

    22 Beauty Products Under $20 You’ll Probably Use All The Time

    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. A tube of Burt's Bees lip balm that'll restore hydration to your lips and leave behind a natural-looking matte finish. It's made with a blend of natural ingredients, including their famous beeswax and a blend of fruit extracts to help soften, moisturize, and protect the skin.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $7. Also available in coconut/pear and pink grapefruit.

    2. A bottle of Thayer's cult-favourite witch hazel facial toner that'll help simplify your skincare routine and keep your skin looking and feeling its best. It cleanses skin, removes excess oil, reduces inflammation, and is alcohol free, making it a great everyday product for anyone with oily or acne-prone skin.

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    "I have combination skin that's prone to redness (especially around my cheeks and nose, with the latter being really annoying), plus the occasional pimple. After two weeks of regularly using this toner in my evening routine, I barely need concealer to cover the Crayola redness under my nostrils. PLUS! It's super effective as spot treatment. This stuff attacks your pimples with the same vendetta that Buffy used to destroy vampires: It works that well." —AnaMaria Glavan

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Thayer's Witch Hazel Toner.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters Canada for $14. Available in three scents.

    3. A tube of brow promade that'll give you brows as full and fluffy as Cara Delevingne's. The tiny brush makes it super easy to groom and fill in your brows, and the creamy wax won't get hard or flake off as your wear it.

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    It comes in three tinted shades to complement any shade, and a clear gel, if you just want to groom your brows without filling them in.

    Get it from Glossier for $20. Available in four shades.

    4. A bottle of Nyx's cult-favourite setting spray that'll keep you looking cool, calm, and collected all day long. It has a matte finish to help control shine and keep your makeup from moving or creasing, so you don't have to worry about midday touch-ups.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $12.30.

    5. An eye mask that’ll treat headaches and puffiness while you fall asleep. It's lined with tiny gel beads, and you can put it in the refrigerator to create a cold compress for your face.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters Canada for $8. Available in two shades.

    6. A pair of fancy body gloves that'll upgrade your shower experience. They're double-sided, so they'll replace the sponge and body brush you currently use to wash and exfoliate. And when these get dirty, you can throw 'em in the wash to clean.

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    Get it from Simons for $20.

    7. A hydrating sheet mask that's packed with essential oils to reenergize their dull and tired skin. One mask is equal to half a bottle of serum that'll quench their #thirsty skin, and it's incredibly gentle, so it can be used on almost all skin types.

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    The mask contains hyaluronic acid, which is an impressive molecule that can hold 1,000 times its weight in water. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Garnier Moisture Bomb Sheet Mask (#2 on the list).

    Get it from Lookfantastic for for $5.30. Also available in lavender and green tea.

    8. Or a reusable face mask that'll replace the single-use sheet masks you usually use. It's made of silicone, so you can wash it after each use. Just apply your serum, moisturizer, or face mask and then place the silicone face mask on top.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters Canada for $11.

    9. A pack of reusable cotton rounds that won't fall apart while you're using them. They're super absorbent, so they're great for removing makeup or applying toner, and they're also machine washable.

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    Get a pack of seven from The Detox Market for $18.

    10. A bottle of super-gentle micellar water that'll dissolve and remove all the dirt, oil, and makeup on your skin without having to rub aggressively or prep with a cleansing oil. Plus, it's alcohol free, so it won't leave your skin feeling tight or dry.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Garnier Micellar Water.

    Get it from Lookfantastic for $14.

    11. A 2-in-1 styling tool that'll help you style your curly baby hairs, so you can stop using an old toothbrush. The end with the comb with help separate the hair while the brush side will smooth it down.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $5.30.

    12. A pair of silicone cleaning swabs that you'll never have to throw away. You can use them to clean your ears or apply and remove makeup, and when you're finished, just use soap and water to clean them. They also come with a small storage box, so you can take them with you anywhere.

    Simons / Via simons-ca.c2ukkg.net

    Get a set of two from Simons for $6.

    13. A holy grail moisturizer that's loaded with a collection of plant-based ingredients like calendula, chamomile, and beeswax to nourish skin. The formula is incredibly rich and can be used as daily moisturizer for your face and body.

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    Get it from Lookfanastic for $14.

    14. A set of sectioning clips that'll make blow drying or styling your hair so much easier. You can use them on any hair type, without slipping or getting caught.

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    Get a pack of four from Lookfantastic for $14. Also available in blue.

    15. A pack of acne patches that'll treat those pesky pimples overnight, so you wake up with clearer skin. They're lined with hydrocolloid to help draw out oil and bacteria, without irritating your skin.

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    Get a pack of 24 from Lookfantastic for $12.30.

    16. A tube of ultra-hydrating hand cream that'll save your hands from drying out like the Sahara Desert. It's made with grape seed oil, shea butter, and avocado extract to soften, protect, and moisturize your dry hands and cuticles, without feeling heavy or greasy.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $20.

    17. A tinted lip balm that is so hydrating, it'll leave your lips with a glossy finish. It's made with lanolin to nourish and repair your skin, and also contains SPF 30 to protect your lips from sun damage.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $15.80.

    18. A shower cap for the days when you're not washing your hair. You can even use it when you apply a hair mask to maximize the results of your deep conditioning treatment. Reviewers say it's completely waterproof and the elastic band fits nicely around their head without squeezing.

    Simons / Via simons-ca.c2ukkg.net

    Get it from Simons for $6.99 (originally $9.50).

    19. An eye primer that'll make your eyeshadow pop with colour and save you from wasting time or product every time you wear makeup. Reviewers say it keeps their eyeshadow from creasing and makes it last way longer.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $17.50+. Available in two sizes.

    20. A jar of rich moisturizer that'll give your skin the hydration it needs. It'll soothe irritated skin, so you can use it after shaving, and it doubles as a primer or makeup remover. It has a light scent and is suited for all skin types.

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    Get it from Skinstore or $16.

    21. A pack of Boscia bamboo charcoal blotting papers that'll remove excess oil and sweat from your skin without messing up your makeup. The charcoal will help detox your pores, too, so your skin looks and feels its best.

    @boscia / Via instagram.com

    Get a pack of 100 papers from Sephora Canada for $14. Also available in green tea.

    22. And finally, a pack of invisible hair ties that you can actually count on. The corded telephone design will keep your hair from being snagged or being tied too tightly, and they won’t snap while you try to tie your hair up like regular hair ties do.

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    Plus, they're suited for all hair types and are waterproof, sweat proof, and headache proof! Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Invisibobble hair ring.

    Get a pack of three from Lookfantastic for $8.80. Also available in brown.

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