Just because it’s budget doesn’t mean it’s not badass.
And with that, I give you my 10 Best Budget Beauty Stocking Stuffer Suggestions…
All products I use personally and professionally. All under $10.
WHY? For $2.99 (seriously!!), the brush is very fine and easy to work with, the product dries down fast then doesn’t budge plus it comes in killer shades (like a denim blue and a caribbean teal)!
WHY? Amazing shade range, rich pigments and a creamy texture that sets and stays. Only $7! Pick up a few complimentary shades and gift it as a set.
WHY? The built-in brush is a perfect compromise between flexible and stiff and it’s sharp edges allow for the perfect cat eye. Also comes in a nice range of 4 universally-flattering waterproof shades. Another $7 wonder!
WHY? Really, why not?! For about $4 a pair, you get all the drama and sex appeal of lash extensions without the damage. (Unless you bat your eyes in them, in which case there could be some damage.)
WHY? Because it’s still that good. So if you don’t want to glue on the Ardells (although I strongly encourage giving them a try — just like liquid liner, applying lashes gets easier with practice), instead layer on a few coats of this $7 mascara. Big lashes guaranteed!! Also comes in waterproof.
WHY? A weightless super-comfy gel formula that deposits sheer yet somehow still punchy and awesome color?? Yes, please. Offered in an incredible shade range. Love ’em all. Only $7.50 each.
WHY? The moisture of a balm paired with the matte finish of an old hollywood screen siren. For $9. Need I go on? Maybe only to note that all the shades are knockouts.
WHY? With just a hint of color and a ton of conditioning, it’s your 100% natural BFF and it will accompany you everywhere. Yes, for $7 it goes with you to the gym, to run errands, to your office, to the beach, the ski lift, the couch…
WHY? Because Maybelline can really do no wrong this year. Color Elixir offers bold color, high shine and straight up fabulosity. Also $7. Hey girl heyyy.