If you’re ready to update your summer makeup bag, you don’t have to shell out a ton of cash – in fact, there are several summer beauty buys you can nab for $10 or less. Buy one or buy them all; at these prices, you can afford to overhaul your makeup stash completely for less than you might expect!
1. Maybelline Shine Sensational Lip Gloss
These budget-friendly glosses come in a variety of gorgeous colors and yummy scents, so you can have a hint of lightweight color and shine without the feel of a heavy lipstick. Our recommendations: Mad About Melon (pictured,) Cherry Kiss and Watermelon Punch.
2. e.l.f. Studio Cream Eyeshadow
For fool proof, no-budge shadow, these cream eyeshadows from e.l.f. are your answer to effortless summer beauty. Available in a wide variety of shades to suit all skin tones, these lightweight shadows are easy to apply and will last long into the night. Our picks: Eggplant (pictured) and Natural Glow.
3. Revlon Cream Blush
Cream blush is easy to apply and gives skin a lit-from-within glow that you’ll definitely covet this summer. Revlon’s version leaves a delicate hint of color on cheeks which can be easily built upon until you achieve your desired shade. Simply blend with fingertips for the perfect flush all summer long!
4. Hard Candy Glamazon Glow All The Way
This bronze highlighter will give you the perfect sun-kissed glow without the damaging effects of UV rays. It’s actually infused with 24k gold to give your face and body a subtle shimmer that looks oh-so-eye-catching and will definitely turn heads wherever you go.
5. NYC In a New York Color Minute Quick Dry Nail Polish
Who wants to wait hours for their mani/pedi to dry? Get a smudge-proof mani in minutes with this budget-friendly nail lacquer from NYC. Available in a wide variety of shades, this nail polish dries in minutes so you can feel free to go about your day without worrying about smudges or chips.
What are your favorite summer beauty buys? Do you have any budget-friendly picks you can’t live without?