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    20 Beauty Products Under $20 That’ll Keep You Lookin’ Fresh This Summer

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    1. A set of beauty sponges because first thing's first, you're going to need something to apply your makeup products with. The pores on the sponges are super fine, so you won't have to worry about them absorbing (and wasting) all your foundation.

    Someone using the sponges on different areas of their face

    2. A rosewater Mario Badescu facial spray that'll help keep your makeup fresh and hydrate your skin all at once. It's in a mini bottle, so you can carry it around in your purse to stay refreshed on sweltering, sweaty days.

    Three bottles of Mario Badescu facial spray on a carpet

    3. A bottle of Maybelline Fit Me foundation that'll keep your pores concealed and oil at bay. Reviewers say it feels comfortable on the skin and gives them a matte finish without leaving them looking cake-y.

    A person holding a bottle of the foundation in front of flags

    4. A mini lip liner that's perfect to throw into your purse or pocket for on-the-go touch-ups. Reviewers say it's super pigmented and that application is creamy and smooth.

    The lip liner against a plain background

    5. A matte lip blush that'll give your lips a natural flush and can be built up for a more opaque finish. It's long-wearing, so you can sip, snack, and smooch and still be left with plenty of colour.

    Someone holding an open tube of lip blush

    6. A pack of soap bars that'll be perfect for creating a "soap brow" effect, while being way more affordable than other laminating products out there. All you'll have to do is take a spoolie, swipe it over the wet bar, and fluff your lil' brow hairs up and out.

    7. A tube of Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm that'll give you just the right amount of of moisture and tint. It'll help you achieve that subtle, "just bitten" stain, which will be perf for when you want to ditch the heavy gloss or lipstick.

    May holding the lip balm

    8. A tub of Smith's Rosebud Salve that can be used on your mouth, dry skin, and even burns — a triple threat, if you will. It'll even help soothe sunburnt lips and peeling skin.

    The rosebud salve on a plain surface

    9. A freckle pen that'll give you all the beauty marks and frecks you've always wanted (and they're waterproof!). Reviewers say they look so natural that they can't even tell the difference between their regular freckles and the fake ones.

    10. A mini eyeshadow palette from Morphe that'll be the perfect go-to for weekend getaways and trips to the cotty, since it'll take up virtually no space in your bag. It comes with matte and shimmery shades, so you can create different looks without having to lug multiple palettes around.

    The mini eyeshadow palette open with swatches of the shades beside it

    11. A tub of the TikTok-famous e.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer that'll keep your makeup intact, instead of sweating off your face. It'll smooth out imperfections and leave your skin looking ✨flawless✨.

    12. A Maybelline lip gloss made with hyaluronic acid that'll help enhance your lips and give them a whole lot of kissable hydration. Reviewers say it fills in all the little lines on their lips, giving them a smooth, plump finish.

    Bianca putting the lip gloss on her lips

    13. A set of wispy lashes that'll add some ~oomph~ to any eye look. Reviewers say they're super soft and fluffy (and not plastic-y at all), and the band is nice 'n' thick, so glue application will be easy-peasy.

    The set of eyelashes propped up against a plain background

    14. Or a tube of Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara with a curved wand that'll lift your lashes to the heavens all day long. The formula is lightweight, so it won't tug your lashes down or leave fallout all over your face (because that's just not the vibe).

    15. A bottle of L'Oréal hair oil that'll smooth out your hair without A) breaking the bank and B) giving your hair a greasy finish. Reviewers say it works just as good as (if not better than) expensive hair oils.

    The bottle of oil on sand

    16. A moisturizing body lotion from Vaseline that'll make you smell like a sweet summer vacation and keep your skin hydrated as heck. It'll also give you a natural glow without leaving you feeling all sticky and icky.

    Two people smiling while one is holding the body lotion and the other is rubbing it on their arm

    17. A lash and brow serum from The Ordinary that'll add some thickness to your brows and length to your lashes. It's super lightweight, so you can apply it under your makeup, too.

    Melina holding the open serum

    18. A tube of La Roche-Posay repairing moisturizer that'll soothe irritated skin, rashes, and eczema (and you can use it on your face, lips, and body). It'll also help speed up the healing process of any cuts, burns, or minor wounds.

    A person holding the moisturizer up

    19. A waterproof liquid liner from L'Oréal that you can use to create a cat-eye that'll last all day 'n' night without any smudgy business. It comes with a detachable mini stencil, so you can create some foolproof wings whenever and wherever.

    Two of the eyeliners, one with the lid on and one open with the cap off

    20. And lastly, a bottle of L'Oréal protective hair mist that'll help keep the heat damage away from your hair. It'll also add shine and keep those pesky flyaways down (because they need to chill, for real).

    Bianca holding up the heat spray in a bedroom

    You in the mirror after trying out all of your new beauty goodies:

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