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    31 Under-$50 Beauty Products From Sephora That Are Actually Worth Your Money

    If you're not a Sephora VIB yet, you might want to be once you see this list.

    1. Topicals Like Butter Mask has been getting a lot of hype since its debut, and for good reason! Formulated with soothing colloidal oatmeal and nourishing ceramides and botanicals, this face mask has become a must-have for skincare lovers everywhere.

    tube of Topicals Like Butter mask

    2. Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter was created by the celebrity makeup artist to be like an Instagram filter in a bottle. You can use it as a primer, a highlighter, or mix it with foundation to give your complexion a brightening boost.

    3. Fenty Skin Butta Drop Whipped Oil Body Cream takes care of dry spots and flakey patches with its powerful combination of seven nourishing oils and two butters (shea and mango). Plus, it contains Ri Ri's fave, Barbados cherry, an antioxidant superfruit that is loaded with vitamin C.

    Open Fenty Skin on gold rack

    4. Tatcha The Pearl Tinted Eye Illuminating Treatment works a little bit like an eye cream-concealer hybrid. It contains Akoya pearl extract that helps brighten dark circles and treat fine lines, but also niacinamide for firming.

    5. Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder is a longtime favorite of makeup fans due to its ability to lock in foundation and blur fine lines without weighing down the skin.

    Before and after of model wearing Laura Mercier settting powder

    6. Shani Darden Skin Care Cleansing Serum gets all of the day's makeup, dirt, and gunk off gently and without drying out the skin. Good for all skin types, it contains hyaluronic acid for moisture, soothing botanical extracts like olive and chicory, and oat bran to keep moisture locked in.

    Bottle of Shani Darden Cleansing Serum against liquid

    7. Merit Flush Balm Cream Blush goes on smooth like butter and is buildable so you have total control. Some blushes can settle into fine lines, revealing uneven texture, but you don't have to worry about that with this soft, creamy blush.

    Merit blush in five shades

    8. Freck Beauty The Original Freckle may look tiny, but it does big things, like create a constellation of realistic-looking freckles wherever you dot 'em. Which means you'll get that playful, freckle-face look without ever having to go in the sun!

    Model hand holding Freck Beauty

    9. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Mini Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel comes with five treatments to test before shelling out for the full-size $88 product. But fair warning: this will definitely be worth the splurge, as it brightens dark spots, sloughs off dead skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines, improves rough texture and evens out skin tone. No wonder the pads sell every three seconds and celebs like Selena Gomez, Kim Kardashian, and Shay Mitchell are fans.

    10. Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick won awards for being a foundation that doubles as a concealer. It contains twice the amount of pigment in your average foundation, which means you can just swipe it on...a little goes a long way! The stick is also handy for travel or throwing in your bag for touchups (though you might not need them).

    All shades of Hourglass foundation stick

    11. Kora Organics Turmeric BHA Brightening Treatment Mask will become your go-to on Mask Mondays (or any day of the week you prefer). When you can't get to the spa for a facial, pamper yourself with this treatment that contains skin-polishing rosehip seeds, calming peppermint, detoxifying aspen bark, and, of, course turmeric, the age-old remedy for brightening skin.

    Miranda Kerr and two other models with Kora turmeric mask on their faces

    12. Playa Everyday Shampoo cleanses hair without stripping it as its packed with coconut water, which gently detoxifies. Even though the shampoo is SLS-free, it lathers nicely — a rarity for these types of shampoos. And don't get me started on that DELICIOUS coconut scent.

    Playa everyday shampoo bottle against water

    13. KVD Beauty Good Apple Skin-Perfecting Hydrating Foundation Balm became a sold-out TikTok trend after makeup fans noticed how incredible the coverage is. You just swipe it on and you'll get matte coverage that doesn't feel heavy or cakey. As per the adorable name, the foundation is infused with apple extract, which is a nourishing antioxidant.

    Model showing her face before and after the KVD Good Apple foundation

    14. Dae Prickly Pear Hair Oil deserves its own special spot on your vanity, as it can be used for a multitude of things. Smooth out frizz, use it as a leave-on, overnight treatment when your hair needs a little more love, and dab it on dry spots anywhere your skin needs it.

    Bottle of Dae oil next to cactus

    15. Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème has become a cherished product to those who need help with dark circles and tired eyes. Inspired by banana powder, a powerful, concealing setting powder found in every makeup kit, this eye cream contains color-correcting pigments that will fool everyone into thinking you got a good night's sleep. It also is meant to work with your concealer if you decide to use it.

    16. Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Baking & Setting Powder does the magic of baking, aka letting the powder sit for a few minutes to soak up excess oil in order to reduce creasing, but with additional benefits like color correction. Let it do its thing, dust it off, and you'll look instantly airbrushed.

    17. Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight gives good glow thanks to the presence of ultra-fine pearls that reflect light. You can use it as your routine's final step, and put it over your existing makeup, or wear it alone for a more naturally ethereal vibe.

    Models hands showing swatches of Rare Beauty luminizer

    18. Caudalie Vinosource-Hydra SOS Intense Hydration Moisturizer will do exactly what its name suggests, and literally save your skin when you need it most. Whether it's going through a severe dry phase, recovering from a laser treatment, or any other time your skin needs some extra help in the hydrating department, reach for this.

    Open jar of Caudalie Vinosource Hydra

    19. Aquis Lisse Luxe Hair Turban should be a requirement for anyone with hair. Constructed with proprietary moisture-wicking fabric, this turban will help your hair dry 50 percent faster than usual. It's especially great for those with chemically treated or highly processed hair.

    20. Algenist Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer blurs fine lines while also reducing the look of pores, yet it doesn't feel heavy or clog your skin. You just need a little dab of it to create a smooth canvas for your foundation.

    Bottle of Algenist anti-aging primer

    21. HUM Nutrition Daily Cleanse Clear Skin and Body Detox Supplement contains 14 plant-based detoxifiers, like chlorella, spirulina, dandelion leaf, beetroot, and red clover, that can help with everything from acne to gut issues, according to reviewers.

    Woman showing her skin before and after taking Daily cleanse

    22. Saint Jane Beauty Mini Luxury CBD Beauty Serum may be pricey, but it contains high quality ingredients like full spectrum CBD to calm the skin from inflammation, as well as 20 high-powered botanicals, each with its own purpose to improve complexion. It's an award-winner for a reason! If you've been curious about trying out CBD skincare, this is a great way to spend your coins before going for the full-size product.

    Bottle of Saint Jane serum and packaging

    23. Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette makes eyes look like a glorious, magical world thanks to this collection of pigmented shadows in an array of finishes. We all need a basic palette in our kit that's versatile enough to create a good variety of looks, and this one should definitely be on your list.

    Open Anastasia Beverly Hills soft glam eyeshadow palette

    24. One/Size by Patrick Starrr Point Made Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Pen should not be slept on, period. Whether you're a cat-eye connoisseur or a winged liner novice, you'll love its impressive, smudge-free pigment and how easy it is to draw your lines.

    Model with cat-eye holding Patrick Starrr Point Made Liner

    25. Benefit Cosmetics Precisely, My Brow Pencil Waterproof Eyebrow Definer will make any brow come to life, no matter how much damage was done to them in the early aughts. This pencil is especially perfect for brows that have sparse areas or want more definition.

    26. Drunk Elephant Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser removes makeup and dirt so effortlessly and gently, you'll wonder why it wasn't in your life before. It contains cantaloupe extract, which is a soothing antioxidant, as well as the brand's signature virgin marula oil, another wonderful antioxidant that keeps skin nourished and healthy.

    Tube of Beste Jelly Cleanser against jellyfish background

    27. Sunday Riley C.E.O Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil is a dream for anyone whose complexion needs a miracle. The antioxidant turmeric brightens and soothes inflamed skin, while the vitamin C fights against daily stressors and pollution, aka all the things that can cause skin issues down the line. You can pick up this .5 oz bottle before you decide to commit.

    Bottle of Sunday Riley CEO Glow against turmeric powder background

    28. Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Acid Serum might look as cute as a candy plum, but it's more than just looks, I promise! Packed with THREE types of antioxidant-heavy plums (kakadu, illawarra, and burdekin), this'll hydrate, nourish, and rejuvenate skin‘s appearance quickly and over time while working with hyaluronic acid for intense, juicy hydration.

    Bottle of glow recipe plum plump against pink water background

    29. Too Faced Better Than Sex Volumizing Mascara has been the holy grail mascara for thousands of people for years! It can transform anyone's lashes into beautiful, lush, longer-looking ones in just a couple of swipes. While there are decent drugstore dupes out there, nothing truly compares to the original.

    before-and-after of model's eyelashes with and without volumizing mascara

    30. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color needs to be in your collection if you're a lipstick lover. This long-lasting, highly pigmented liquid lipstick is the cherry on top of any makeup look. As the name states, you'll certainly be a STUNNA in any of the show-stopping nine shades.

    31. Patrick Ta Monochrome Moment - Precision Lip Crayon can trick anyone into thinking you have plumper lips — it's just that good of a liner! Create a gorgeous defined look that still looks natural with one of the celebrity makeup artist's liners, and use it alone, with lipstick, or topped with gloss.

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