20 beauty buys under $20

Beauty products to achieve a flawless look don’t need to break the bank. Here I’ve rounded up some of my favorite cheap thrills, including the best of makeup, hair and body. All $20 and under.

|| 1. Hand Lotion ($10.50, Caldrea) || 2. Nail Polish ($8.00 each, Essie) || 3. Eye Definer ($18.00, Trish McEvoy) || 4. Brush Set ($10.99, EcoTools) || 5. Blush Papier ($17.50, Mai Couture) || 6. Lip Balm ($2.99, eos) || 7. Luminizer ($20.00, Stila) || 8. Powder ($5.99, Covergirl) || 9. Lip Butter ($12.00, Korres) || 10. Mascara ($5.89, L’Oreal) || 11. Lip Gloss ($14.00, Cargo) || 12. Fragrance ($19.00, Lavanila) || 13. Foundation ($8.99, L’Oreal) || 14. Body Lotion ($12.00, H2O Plus) || 15. Eye Shadow ($18.00, Stila) || 16. Bar Soap ($12.00, TOCCA) || 17. Blush ($20.00, Stila) || 18. Hair Ties ($12.00, Anthropologie) || 19. Bronzer ($17.00, Sephora) || 20. Cleanser ($9.00, Murad) ||

What are your favorite budget beauty buys?

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  1. Lauren wrote:

    These are such great finds! Thank you for sharing!


    Posted 10.28.13 Reply
  2. I've actually been using that Sephora bronzer for a while! I bought it as a replacement for my Nars bronzer because it's so much more affordable, and couldn't believe how big it is and how long it's lasted! Now I just need to give the rest of your picks a try 🙂

    Posted 10.28.13 Reply
  3. Anonymous wrote:

    This is a great selection of inexpensive beauty products to try! The Voluminous mascara and Caldrea hand lotion have long been two of my faves. I'm anxious to try the others- especially the pretty hair ties from Anthro.!

    Posted 10.29.13 Reply
  4. What a fabulous pick of products. I've been dying to try the Murad cleanser… I've heard such good things about it!!

    By The Shore, a life + style blog

    Posted 10.29.13 Reply
    • Thanks, Veronika! I featured the travel size Murad above – the regular size cleanser is a bit more expensive ($26), but worth it! Total lifesaver.

      Posted 10.29.13 Reply

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