Inexpensive Makeup Products That Make You Look (and Feel!) Like a Million Bucks

With the constant stream of beauty influencers on TikTok, there's no doubt buying makeup can be a tad overwhelming.

There are endless options, not to mention many of the most recommended items tend to be at a higher price point. What's a beauty on a budget to do? Fear not, fellow deal-loving divas. We've got you covered. Here are a few inexpensive makeup products to make you look and feel like a million bucks.

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Milani Conceal and Perfect Foundation: $9.99

After stumbling upon this product many moons ago, we became instantly hooked. It has a delightfully dewy texture, blends in beautifully to minimize pores, and at the affordable price of $9.99, you never have to lose sleep over replacing it. Whether you prefer applying foundation with a brush, your fingers or your beauty blender, this product is a gamechanger.


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BLK/OPL COLORSPLURGE Automatic Eyelining Pencil: $7

If you've found yourself looking for an affordable eyeliner that glides ever-so-perfectly across the eye, this is it. It applies in a nice and creamy fashion while also staying put, so whether you prefer a more low-key look or the stunning drama of a cat-eye, this eyeliner will do the job.


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Covergirl Lashblast Mascara: $6.17

Covergirl Lashblast Mascara is a classic for a reason. It's smudge-proof, cruelty-free and instantly boosts volume and fullness. With the simple swipe of that mascara wand, you'll look like you're sporting fabulous false eyelashes without any of the fuss.





Rimmel Lasting Finish By Kate Lipstick: Starting at $5.99

This lipstick has been our go-to for years. It comes in a variety of fun shades and also has a silky, comfortable texture creating a gorgeously moisturized pout. You honestly can't go wrong with any of the feminine hues from this line, but if you're looking for a specific recommendation, we've been loyal to 42 for quite some time.


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Juvia's Place Highlighter: $9.75

A good highlighter makes you look and feel instantly well-rested and glowy, and Juvia's Place Highlighter does all of the above. It contours, brightens and has a glorious shimmer to it. Perfect for a gal on the go sweeping this product along your cheekbones, nose and forehead is bound to make you look fresh-faced in no time.


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Milani Baked Blush: $9.99

You may be scarred from clown-like blush from childhood dance recitals, making you hesitant to reach for blush today. If so, trust us: you're not alone. However, blush is in a similar vein as highlighter in that it's a great way to wake up the face in one simple step. Milani Baked Blush is ideal for a light dusting on the apples of the cheeks to illuminate the face and create a dewy glow.


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Looking for more recs? Click HERE to check out the products our beauty editors tried out in July.