The Top Ten Beauty Products Under Ten: Summer Edition

High-end beauty products are great, but the extremely high prices can cause some hefty dents in your bank account; however, there are so many great drugstore beauty products that will perfect your routine without breaking the bank.


Image provided by: Anna Tselevich

Image provided by: Anna Tselevich


Simple Skincare Micellar Water// Micellar Water is a great product that cleanses the skin, removes makeup, hydrates, and unclogs pores without any harsh chemicals.  It is great for any skin type and if safe for those with sensitive skin.  This is also a great product for all of us lazy girls because it is quick, easy to use, and is a multi-use product.

Oil Absorbing Sheets// another great drugstore product out there, especially for those with naturally oily skin, are oil absorbing sheets.  Oil Absorbing Sheets are thin, flimsy sheets that absorb oil and excess makeup quickly and easily.  They are great for daily touch-ups or a quick fix after you exercise.

Wet Brush// the Wet Brush was created to brush wet hair, while not damaging it, unlike other hair brushes on the market.  When your hair is wet, it has a higher probability of breaking when brushed or combed.  This brush not only protects your hair, but does a beautiful job detangling and keeping you hair under control. *Several of our writers use this and love it*

Maybelline 24-Hour Color Tattoo// these cream eyeshadows are long lasting, highly pigmented, and come in a huge variety of colors.  They are great for summer because of their lasting power and because they are waterproof.  These cream shadows are also great because they are easy to apply and no brushes are needed.

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer// this concealer has made a name for itself among many popular makeup artists and beauty bloggers.  It is extremely similar to the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer and with the Maybelline option you save tons of money!  This concealer like most of Maybelline’s products comes with a high variety of shades to match any skin tone.

Milani Baked Blushes// shiny, pigmented, and blendable.  That is all you can ask of a blush and Milani Baked Blushes meet all of those criteria.  These blushes are such high quality, that, quite honestly, you wouldn’t know they were under $10.

L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadows// waterproof eyeshadow? Yes, it exists and it only costs $8. L’Oreal’s infallible shadows use a unique formula that helps makeup stay on extremely well in water.  This formula is also great because it is long lasting, the texture is smooth, and it is easy to apply.  You can use a brush or your fingers and the shade range is amazing.  There is a color for everyone.  From soft pinks to bright blues these shadows are a must have!

NYX Soft Matte Lip Creme// NYX has done it again with yet another amazing lip product.  Their Soft Matte Lip Cremes are a mousse like formula that is long lasting and also smells great. These compare to a matte liquid lipstick, in terms of their finish, but their formula is very unique.

Covergirl Mascaras// we all know the brand and no matter which mascara from Covergirl you pick up, you are bound to be satisfied.  Covergirl has created a mascara for every eyelash enhancement you can think of.  These mascaras also come in waterproof formulas which make them perfect for the beach/pool and those sticky summer days.

Maybelline Baby Skin Primer// Maybelline strikes again.  The Baby Skin Primer is a perfect dupe for Benefits Porefessinal and is less than half of the price.  This primer blurs out unwanted pores and keeps your makeup lasting throughout the day.