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    Just 27 Great Beauty Products You Can Get At Walmart For Under $5

    Look cute without breaking the bank.

    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. Garnier Sleek and Shine serum smooths even the most stubborn frizz and is highly-rated for keeping flyaways down in up to 90% humidity, so you won't have to worry about the weather wrecking your 'do.


    Promising review: “This serum is the best thing ever for my dry/frizzy/kinky/wavy hair! I use heat on my heat on my hair quite often, and I like to treat it with this oil to bring hydration back into my ends. I've definitely noticed a difference in how they look and feel.” —laurenhaver

    Price: $4.94

    2. Wet n wild MegaGlo Highlighter lights up your face with a ton of glow, but no chunky glitter, so your complexion will look naturally luminous. Like you're lit from within! / Via @wetnwildbeauty

    Wet n wild products are all cruelty free!

    Promising review: “I've used wet n wild since I was a kid, but they have really kicked their game up over the last few years! This is comparable to high-end brands. It is such a beautiful, glowy sheen without being too much or looking like heavy glitter. My favorite highlighter by far from any brand.” —Kella

    Price: $2.50+ (available in six shades)

    3. Burt's Bees lip balm completely banishes flaky lips, keeping your pout hydrated with a combination of 100% natural ingredients and a wide range of delicious scents. / Via @burtsbees

    These cruelty-free lip balms contain beeswax and natural fruit extracts, and are formulated without parabens and phthalates.

    Promising review: “This is a great lip balm. It does not have a funky taste and it is very moisturizing. I keep one in my desk, purse, and bathroom. If you use lip stain in the morning that really lasts all day, these are a nice refresher to use over it throughout the day.” —tankluvswally

    Price: $2.97+ (available in six flavors)

    4. Maybelline eyeshadow singles give you total makeup freedom, whether you want to add a pop of bold color or sweep on a neutral everyday shade. / Via @maybelline

    Promising review: “This eyeshadow is amazing! I love that it comes in a variety of colors and includes an application brush! This shadow provides a bold and beautiful color that will last all day. You'll definitely get compliments on it.” —annieh43e0

    Price: $2.98+ (available in 23 shades)

    5. Neutrogena Deep Clean scrub gets the gunk out of your pores and softens skin with an oil-free, beta hydroxy acid formula. But the best part? The formula is also super gentle, making it safe to use every single day. / Via @neutrogena

    You can also get the makeup remover towelettes in the photo above from Walmart for $4.97.

    Promising review: “Love this product. I've been using it for several years now and my skin feels and looks great. I use it a few times a week and it really makes my skin glow.” —FS 50

    Price: $4.97

    6. Walmart's Beauty Box arrives in your mail quarterly, stuffed to the gills with samples from brands you already love and brands you're going to love — and all you have to do is pay for shipping!


    The box includes a mix of regular samples, deluxe samples, and even full-sized products! Past mailers have included products from Maybelline, Aussie, Clairol, Cetaphil, and more.

    The box is free, you just have to pay the $5 shipping fee.

    7. NYX Butter Glosses have awesome pigmentation and a super buttery formula (it's right in the name!), so you won't have to deal with sticky gloss all day. / Via @nyxcosmetics

    All NYX products are cruelty free, but their parent company, L'Oréal, does test on animals.

    Promising review: “This gloss is by far my favorite. I've tried every gloss under the sun and it's amazing. I love that it's not tacky or sticky, it glides on smoothly, and looks great. So many colors, too.” —Court1978

    Price: $2.98 (available in 11 shades)

    8. Black Radiance Pressed Powder is specifically designed for darker skin tones. This oil-free powder is perfect for on-the-go touchups — it can mattify that oily t-zone and naturally contour those cheekbones in a matter of seconds. / Via @blackradiancebeauty

    All Black Radiance products are cruelty-free.

    Promising review: “Great for oily skin! Blends well for darker complexions, affordable, and can be used with or without concealer” —nicole

    Price: $4.74+ (available in 15 shades)

    9. Wet n wild Liquid Catsuit Lipstick lasts absolutely forever on your lips — this magical matte liquid lipstick won't budge through pizza, rainstorms, or makeouts, trust me. / Via @wetnwildbeauty

    Wet n wild products are 100% cruelty-free.

    Promising review: “I love these lipsticks! The colors are very pretty and very pigmented, and are creamy when applied but dry matte. No transfer, no smear, and they stay on for hours, even when I eat and drink! They're also not too sticky like other brands. These are as good as the high-end brands and trust me, I have tried a LOT of them out there already!” —KellieDC

    Price: $4.68 (available in 20 shades)

    10. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Overnight Mask takes the formula of the cult-favorite moisturizer and packs all of its benefits into a mask that works overnight. Talk about beauty sleep! / Via @neutrogena

    The mask contains hyaluronic acid and is non-comedogenic, so you won't have to worry about it clogging your pores while you sleep.

    Promising review: “This product is a life saver! This is the perfect product for when you had a long day and you need a pick-me-up. When I wake up the the morning after using this, my skin is soft and glowy. It's everything you could ever ask for.” —Bellasvanityxo

    Price: $2.50

    11. Real Techniques blending sponges have the same bouncy texture as other sponges five times the price. They'll also give your foundation the same airbrushed texture, and a basically poreless finish. / Via @realtechniques

    Promising review: “If you dont want to splurge on a name brand, THIS is the sponge you need to purchase! It is the closest to the real thing that you can get. The sponge is soft and feels great on your skin! It applies my foundation, concealer, and powder seamlessly.” —lolos28a4

    Price: $4.88

    12. Rimmel Scandaleyes liner keeps your eyes looking poppin' with complementary shades that'll make a ton of different eye colors totally stand out. It's also mega waterproof, so this stuff isn't coming off until you're ready. / Via @rimmellondonus

    Promising review: “This is another Rimmel product that's just as good as the more expensive products! It lasts all day and I'm also able to use it on my waterline. I live in Florida so I do a lot of sweating and get rained on a lot, but this eyeliner never fails me.” —Angie1888

    Price: $3.97 (available in four shades)

    13. Wet n wild Photo Focus Foundation evens out skin and is specifically formulated to look great in photos, so get ready to take a ton of selfies. You deserve it. / Via @wetnwildbeauty

    Wet n wild products are all cruelty-free!

    Promising review: “Very great coverage and finish! Beats some of my higher-end foundations, and is quickly becoming one of my go-to picks in the morning!” —KatieKAT98

    Price: $4.68+ (available in 19 shades)

    14. Covergirl blushes are a classic for a reason — they're super blendable and buildable, so you can rock 'em whether you want just a little flush or a full-on rosy look. / Via @covergirl

    Covergirl products are now cruelty-free since late last year!

    Promising review: “This blush is great quality, especially for such a low price point! I've been using these blushes since high school. Easy to blend, the color lasts, and they're fairly buildable. And they last for quite a while, too. A little bit goes a long way with these.” —karenmarieb28

    Price: $3.44+ (available in 12 shades)

    15. E.L.F Eyeshadow Primer provides a perfect, smooth canvas for just about any eye look you can imagine. It packs just enough pigment to remove any redness or imperfections, but not so much that it'll interfere with your shadows. / Via @elfcosmetics

    E.L.F products are all cruelty-free.

    Promising review: “I love this primer! It really helps prevent my eyeshadow from creasing. I just do a quick swipe with the applicator in the center of my eyelid, then blend it out with a brush all over the lid and into the crease. It dries pretty quickly from there, allowing me to go right in with my eyeshadow! It even looks great on its own!” —evidentlynoah

    Price: $2

    16. NYX HD Concealer blends beautifully and has the perfect amount of non-cakey coverage, so just go ahead and say goodbye forever to dark circles, acne, and redness. / Via @nyxcosmetics

    In addition to shades that match your skin tone, they also carry yellow, green, and lavender color-correcting concealers — each of which can be used to counteract dark circles, redness, and dullness.

    And yes, NYX is cruelty-free!

    Promising review: “I recently got into makeup and have bought lots of concealer for the under eye area. This one works sooooooo good. It lasts all day, blends amazing, and the price is the best. I'll repurchase this product over and over again.” —Newtobeauty

    Price: $2.58+ (available in 22 shades)

    17. Maybelline Great Lash mascara is a standby in makeup bags everywhere. It curls, defines, and stays on, plus it's hypoallergenic and safe for people who wear contacts. / Via @maybelline

    Promising review: “I have tried many mascaras and keep coming back to this one. It's good quality, doesn't flake by the end of the day, and doesn't clump up even with two or three coats.” —cocoauno

    Price: $4.44 (available in three shades)

    18. Covergirl Exhibitionist Lipstick comes in a ton of shades, and no matter what kind of look you're going for, the creamy formula is super comfortable and won't feel ridiculously dry on your lips. Plus, it'll stay put — no more having to worry that your red lipstick just stained your white blouse! / Via @covergirl

    Covergirl products have been cruelty-free since late last year!

    Promising review: “This lipstick is so creamy, a few swipes and my lips are coated. It doesn't streak or clump up anywhere. I love it so much because it actually hydrates my lip, unlike a lot of lipsticks I've tried. This keeps a nice balance on my lips, where they're moisturized, but the lipstick doesn't move around. It lasts hours on my lips but isn't hard to take off with makeup remover. It smells amazing, but not an overpowering fragrance. You can easily find a color thats close to your natural lips, or something more bold. This works even better than some high end brands that i have used, for less than half the price. I always get asked what I have on my lips! I keep one in my purse all the time.” —carolynw4

    Price: $4.98+ (available in 26 shades)

    19. Maybelline Fit Me Blush blends like a dream and comes in a ton of shades, so you're sure to find one that'll make your skin ~glow.~ / Via @maybelline

    Promising review: “I adore this blush. It is pigmented, blends beautifully, and melts into my skin. It really is the cherry on top of my makeup routine.” —allytb486

    Price: $4.79 (available in 10 shades)

    20. Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Sticks pack a ton of moisture and a sheer wash of color that'll enhance your natural lips and leave your pout looking perfect. / Via @neutrogena

    Promising review: “I'm amazed by this product because not only does it not dry out my lips, but the tint does not overpower my very fair skin, nor does it bleed into the wrinkles around my mouth. And best of all, no odd smell to it. I'm sold! Terrific product! Goodbye heavy lipstick!” —LouinWa

    Price: $4.15+ (available in 15 shades)

    21. NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils multitask as an eye base, an eyeshadow, an eyeliner, and more — the white shade "Milk" is a fan fave for tightlining and brightening. / Via @nyxcosmetics

    NYX products are cruelty free, but their parent company, L'Oréal, does test on animals.

    Promising review: “I heard tons of people raving about this eye pencil and now I know why. Very smooth and easy to use. For the price, this is a great, great quality product. Definitely will buy again.” —Kelz

    Price: $4.47 (available in six colors)

    22. Essie nail polishes last forever on the nails and come in classic and trendy shades that are sure to go with your look of the moment.


    Promising review: “Love being able to do my own pedicures with pretty colors at home, rather than going to a salon. These polishes are affordable and come in bright colors. Goes on smooth and doesn't need multiple coats.” —fmatheny

    Price: $4.49+ (available in 17 shades)

    23. Maybelline Brow Precise pencil lets you fill in your brows with perfect, tiny, hair-like strokes, so you can customize exactly how much definition you want. / Via @maybelline

    Promising review: “This is currently my favorite brow product. The tip of the pencil is super small and precise, which is just perfect to fill in the inner brow. Sometimes with some brow pencils being so harsh, you can't fill in your inner brow with them, but with this one you can. I also love love love the spoolie.” —emilyda79f

    Price: $5+ (available in four shades)

    24. eos Lip and Cheek Tints provide a sheer wash of color that's buildable, so you can just leave it as a tint or rock a bolder style. Plus, since it's a multi-use product, it's perfect to throw in your bag for those days when you need something on the go.


    The balm is enriched with shea butter, cocoa butter, and jojoba oil, and is free of parabens and petrochemicals.

    Promising review: “I have a warm light/medium skin tone and this tint super flattering! I get compliments whenever I wear it!” —Court

    Price: $4.88

    25. Real Techniques eye brushes are mega soft and will blend even the toughest of shadows into a perfectly smooth look. / Via @realtechniques

    Promising review: “I own several of these brushes and will continue to repurchase. They're the perfect duo and it's so convenient that they are sold together. Can't beat the price, either.” —Lindss06

    Price: $4.50

    26. Ardell lashes bring mega drama to your look. Plus, they're reusable — so you can save them for special events or just a regular Tuesday. Wear 'em whenever. Live your life. / Via @ardellbeauty

    Promising review: “These are fabulous! A lot of strip lashes aren't reusable, but these totally are. Will buy again.” —Brooke

    Price: $4.88

    27. Lipsmacker tsum tsums truly are the best of both worlds. They're cute AF and contain a lip balm that's both ultra-hydrating and smells like your childhood. / Via @lipsmackerbrand

    Promising review: “I'm in love with Lip Smackers flavors, but now they have upped their game play. The tsum tsum is the cutest little lip balm and as a bonus, I get to give it to my baby girl to keep her busy. The flavor is awesome!” —AnitaBuyThisNow16170

    Price: $4.33+ (available in 16 characters)

    Cheap makeup is almost as good as makeup that applies itself!

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