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    35 Beauty Products Under $20 That Are Worth Every Penny

    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 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'll cleanse your skin, remove excess oil, reduce inflammation, and is alcohol free, making it a great everyday product for anyone with oily or acne-prone skin.

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    The aloe vera and rose water in this toner will help lock in moisture and soothe inflamed and compromised skin. Reviewers say it improved their acne-prone skin and reduced redness. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Thayer's Natural Remedies Witch Hazel Toner.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.76.

    2. A game-changing face mask that uses bentonite clay to deep clean your pores. Clay masks are a great way to detox your skin, and this one has over 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon Canada!

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    Use a small bowl to mix the clay powder with equal parts water or apple cider vinegar to create a paste. Leave it on your face for 15 to 20 minutes (or five to ten, if you have sensitive skin). Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.69.

    3. A bottle of moisturizer that's packed with SPF to give your thirsty skin the hydration it needs and protect it from harmful UV rays. It’s an oil-free formula, and it's non comedogenic, so it's suitable for all skin types, especially for anyone looking for a lightweight, daily moisturizer.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    4. A natural deodorant spray that'll keep you smelling fresh all day, everyday, especially if you're super active. The blend of essential oils like lavender, peppermint, and bergamot have aromatherapeutic benefits that'll deodorize, reenergize, and soothe your skin.

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    Reviewers love that it's easy to apply, isn't sticky, and has a light, refreshing scent.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.95 (available in three scents).

    5. 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 also helps to clean out your pores, so your skin will look and feel really good.

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    Get a pack of 100 papers on Amazon Canada for $14.

    6. An organic body scrub that'll reenergize your skin and soul with a blend of Arabica coffee, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E. You'll fall in love with the grainy texture and intoxicating scent of this exfoliant, and it's gentle enough to use anywhere on your body!

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    This body scrub can get a little messy, but the combination of coffee and mint is so nice that I couldn't stop using it. It has a gritty texture that exfoliates my skin without being too harsh. I also really like that I can use it on my entire body. It's made with natural ingredients, so I can use it on my face without worrying about it irritating my skin.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    7. A cult-favourite dry shampoo that'll transform your hair and scalp from greasy to gorgeous with a quick spray. It'll absorb all the excess oil and dirt in your hair, so it feels and smells fresh.

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    Just spray, massage, and then brush hair to remove excess product. Reviewers say it's the best dry shampoo they've tried.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.97.

    8. A highlighter stick that'll make you shine bright like a diamond. It's very lightweight and has a creamy texture that applies like an absolute dream. Reviewers say it looks more like a natural shimmer on their skin.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.96 (available in two colours).

    9. A bottle of eco-friendly cleansing shampoo that'll wash all your makeup brushes, applicators, and sponges, because it's been a while, TBH. It's free of fragrance and petroleum-based ingredients, so it won't leave your skin irritated.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.69+ (also available in sets of two).

    10. A cute silicone comb that'll deep clean your hair and massage your scalp without harming hair follicles. The flexible bristles work the shampoo into your hair and lift dirt, dandruff, and dead cells from scalp at the same time, making it easier and faster to wash your hair.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.97+ (available in two colours and in packs of two).

    11. A vegan facial scrub that'll help naturally brighten your skin as it gently removes dead skin and encourages cell growth. The scrub is inspired by the ocean, and will soften your skin with its natural blend of sea kelp and green clay. It's suited for all skin types who are looking for an extra dose of ~vitamin sea!~

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    12. A lightweight moisturizer that's perfect for people with sensitive skin. It's super hydrating and non-comedogenic, which means it'll sink right into your skin without blocking your pores. It's also non-greasy and fragrance free, so it won't irritate your skin.

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    Get a 60ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $3+ (also available in 250ml and 500ml bottles).

    13. A bottle of jojoba facial oil that'll soften your skin, moisturize your lips and cuticles, nourish your hair, and help control frizz. You can use this oil practically anywhere on the body and it'll work wonders.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.37.

    14. An exfoliating foot mask that'll peel off dead skin in a gross, but very satisfying way. The booties are drenched in a special serum that's filled with 17 types of vegetable extracts that'll smooth, moisturize, and reenergize your tired feet. Your feet will look good as new!

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    The peel works over the course of a week to shed all the dead skin. Soak your feet for ten minutes before slipping into the foot mask. For best results, cover the booties with a pair of thick socks to create heat, and leave them on for an hour.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99+ (available in six scents, and in size XL).

    15. A tin of heavy-duty foot cream that'll work just as hard as you do. It creates a protective barrier that'll seal in moisture and help heal and repair your dry, cracked skin. Reviewers say it works very quickly to soften and moisturize their feet.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99+ (also available in multipacks).

    16. 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 on Amazon Canada for $7.59.

    17. A Conair styling tool that'll upgrade your ponytail into a more elegant hairdo. It takes literal seconds to turn your ponytail inside out and you don't need any extra tools or products.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.10.

    18. A refreshing facial scrub that uses walnut shell powder to exfoliate your skin. The citrusy blend of pink lemon and Mandarin orange can also help even out your skin tone, so it'll look smooth and glowy AF. Reviewers love how gentle it is and say it keeps their skin feeling super soft.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.49.

    19. A clarifying shampoo that'll detox your scalp from all the dirt, oil, and dry shampoo that's built up in your hair over the last few days. It works on all hair types, and using it just once a week will leave yours feeling soft and shiny!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.94.

    20. A lightweight foundation that'll provide full and long-lasting coverage, and has a matte finish, making it perfect for normal to oily skin. Reviewers really like the range of foundation shades and how well it matches their skin.

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    If you have normal to dry skin, you may want to try Maybelline Dewy and Smooth Foundation instead.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.98+ (available in 15 shades).

    21. A pack 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 your skin.

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    Reviewers love how hydrated their lips are, even hours after applying it.

    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $14.77+ (available in two sets).

    22. A gentle face mist that's filled with rosewater and herbal extracts to hydrate and refresh your skin while you're on the go. You can use it to reset your makeup and give your skin a much needed pick-me-up!

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    Reviewers say it smells incredible and works well as a toner and setting spray. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Mario Badescu Facial Spray.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.

    23. A tube of anti-chafe balm that you can apply anywhere on your body where your skin rubs — like your neck, arms, and thighs — to prevent chafing and irritation. It's non-comedogenic and made of plant-derived ingredients, so it's safe to use on sensitive skin.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.79+ (available in four sizes).

    24. A multipurpose primer that is all about that ~base~! It'll help even out your skin's texture by controlling excess oil and dryness — plus, it'll make pores look smaller and minimize any fine lines. Now your makeup will be easier to apply and stay on longer!

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    Reviewers say it's really lightweight and keeps their skin hydrated all day long.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.48 (available in clear and green).

    25. A double-sided eyeliner stamp that'll help you create the perfect cat eye. You can use the wing stamp on one end, and then define and fill in the line with the pointy end of the eyeliner. There are three sizes, so you can draw a baby wing eyeliner or a full-on Amy Winehouse cat eye!

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    The eyeliner comes in three sizes: 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the WingLiner Eyeliner Stamp.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.97 (also available in pack of three).

    26. A pack of deep-cleansing pore strips that'll remove blackheads from your nose in minutes. Facial extractions are effective, but also seem like a cruel and unusual form of punishment. Pore-cleansing nose strips are painless in comparison and won't leave your skin red and irritated.

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    These nose strips are slightly bigger than most strips and are infused with tea tree oil and witch hazel to absorb dirt and oil. Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review of the Bioré pore strips.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $8.97+ (available in five styles and in multipacks).

    27. A deeply hydrating sheet mask that's packed with essential oils that'll reenergize your dull and tired skin. One mask is equal to half a bottle of serum that'll quench your #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.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.19+ (available in six scents).

    28. A tube of Maybelline Instant Rewind Treatment concealer that will not only hide the dark circles under your eyes, but will also help treat them. It's made with goji berry extract and haloxyl that'll reduce puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles. Reviewers say it's lightweight, creamy, and blends really well.

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    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review on the Maybelline Instant Rewind Treatment Concealer (#4 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon for $10.96+ (available in 20 shades).

    29. A bottle of EOS hand cream that's made with aloe, cocoa butter, and oat extract to soften, protect, and moisturize your dry hands. It absorbs quickly and isn’t greasy, so you don't have to worry about transferring product every time you touch something.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.79+ (available in three scents).

    30. A super-matte liquid lipstick that'll last you ALL day and night. Seriously, the pigment is so rich, you're going to need an oil-based makeup remover to get it off. There are a variety of bold, eye-catching shades that will complement the rest of your makeup look.

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    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review on the Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick (#1 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.96+ (available in 20 shades).

    31. A vegan conditioner that uses coconut oil and ylang ylang flower oil to nourish and repair your dry and damaged locks. Reviewers say it prevents hair from getting tangled and frizzy. It also helps repair and prevent split ends.

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    You can get the shampoo here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.97.

    32. A bottle of Nyx's super-popular setting spray that has a matte finish to help control shine. It'll keep your makeup from moving or creasing, so you don't have to worry about mid-day touch-ups.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    33. A hair finishing stick that'll catch those dreaded flyaways that always manage to escape your ponytail or bun. It's basically a mascara wand for your hair, but the gel is transparent, so it'll work on any hair colour.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    34. A small egg-shaped lip balm that is packed with natural and ultra-moisturizing ingredients like vitamin E, shea butter, and jojoba oil! You'll love how soft, smooth, and hydrated your lips will look and feel with just a couple swipes of this strawberry-scented balm.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.44+ (available in three scents).

    35. And finally, a pack of bestselling acne patches that'll treat those pesky pimples overnight, so you wake up with clearer skin. They help absorb oil and bacteria using a blend of tea tree oil and calendula oil.

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    The ingredients are super gentle, making them ideal for all skin types. Reviewers like how quickly the patches work to reduce the size of pimples, along with redness and irritation.

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $8.50.

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