Long before you ever stepped foot into a Sephora store or anticipated M.A.C’s newest collection, you were shopping at your local drug stores to get beauty products. But before you completely ditch your neighborhood drug store check out our top 15 beauty buys for less then $15.00. We believe there’s some great makeup and skin care products out here that you can get without heading to a department store or spending lots of money. Check it out!
1. MAYBELLINE FALSIES VOLUM’ EXPRESS WATERPROOF MASCARA $7.49
2. AVEENO CLEAR COMPLEXION DAILY CLEANSING PADS $6.49
I use this product every day. I’ve tried other Aveeno face washes and they got the job done, but not as GREAT as the Clear Complexion Pads. I think it’s important to stick with the same products for your face wash regime. That’s why number 3 on this list is a must have too.
3. AVEENO POSITIVELY RADIANT DAILY MOISTURIZER SPF- 15-4 $14.99
This is another product I use daily. After I wash my face with the Aveeno Clear Complexion pads. I put this moisturizer on. I’ve been using this product since July 2007.
4. Covergirl Queen Collection Lip Gloss $4.84
This product packs a punch!! With colors like Million Dollar Mocha and Diamond Drop, you just might forget about your department store lipgloss. The shades are rich in color and full of shine. Can we say my lipgloss is popping.
5. REVLON COLORSTAY EYELINER $5.54
It’s an automatic eyeliner, which I love . I like the liner because it goes on smooth and it last all day without any smudging. You can’t beat that.
6. SALLY HANSEN INSTA DRI NAIL POLISH $4.00
This line of nail polishes offers some of the hottest shades of the season, plus the nail polishes doesn’t take forever to dry. Finally we have polishes that takes no time to dry. The color below is Pronto Purple.
7. DOVE NOURISHING SHEAU BUTTER BATH BAR 6.PACK $7.99
I’ve always used Dove soap, but it wasn’t until recently I tried the Shea Butter Bath Bar. All I can say is, I’m in love with this soap. My skin feels so soft when I hop out the tub. In addition to the glow my skin has, the smell of this soap is absolutely divine.
8. JERGENS SHEA BUTTER LOTION 16.8 OZ $5.00
So right after I take my shower/bath I apply Jergens Shea Butter Lotion. It moisturizes my skin like no other Lotion can. As you can see I’m obessed with Shea Butter, but if you could see the wonders it has done on my skin you would be a obessing over this product too.
9. ORGANIC ROOT STIMULATOR OLIVE OIL POLISHER $7.99
When I apply this serum on my hair it is all over! I swear I start singing “I whip my hair back and forth”. Really this hair polisher handles my dry edges, my fly aways, and on top all that my hair has major shine. In the case of this polisher less is more. All you need is a small drop to take care of your hair needs.
10. NEUTROGENA OIL-FREE EYE MAKEUP REMOVER 3.8 FL OZ $4.94
This is a great product to use to get all your party makeup off.All you need is a cotton ball and with one or two swipes across your eye lid the makeup is gone.
11. BONNEBELL GLIMMER BRONZER $3.95
This Bronzer is apart of my daily makeup regime. I absolutely love it! Don’t be fooled by the price, I would put it up against some of the big head makeup products any day. It gets the job done! It comes in two shades “Gold N’ Glitz” and “Sunkissed Shimmer”. I’ve been wearing the Gold N’Glitz shade since my freshman year in college. I almost had a heart attack when one of the Walmarts in my neighborhood said they would no longer carry it. Lucky for me I found it on the web!
12. BURT’S BEES BEESWAX LIP BALM $2.99
It’s a natural lip blam made with Coconut Oil. It keeps your lips well moisturized under the lipstick and gloss.
13. ECOTOOLS BAMBOO 6 PIECE EYE BRUSH SET $7.99
My mom bought me this set of brushes one Christmas and I’ve been using them since. These brushes are a great alternative to spending $30 to $40 bucks for a eyeshadow brush. The brushes are soft and come with a bamboo handle. The best part is there’s no shedding These brushes are a great quality for the price.
14. L’OREAL PARIS HIP HIGH INTENSITY PIGMENT EYESHADOW $7.99
The eyeshadow colors are intense and don’t crease on your eyelids. You won’t waste time figuring out color combinations, because HOT color combos are already put together for you. This product was voted as one of the Best Beauty Buys of 2010 by Instyle Magazine.
15. MAYBELINE DEFINE-A-BROW EYEBROW PENCIL $5.57
Your eyebrows are a very important feature on your face and can not go unattended. To keep those eyebrows on point keep up with your waxing and threading appointments. Also make sure you fill in those scarce eyebrows with Maybelline Define-A-Brow eyebrow pencil. It completes barely there eyebrows as well as give you a perfect brow shape. It’s also another automatic pencil, something I love. It comes with a small comb attached to the end of the pencil. A nice little combo to help give your eyebrows a polished look.
What do you think of our 15 for $15.00
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