Top 10 Beauty Items for Under $10

Make up and beauty products can be a girl’s best friend. This can also be a love-hate relationship since it can cost us a fortune if we want the really high-end stuff. Did you know that one tube of lipstick can range anywhere from one dollar to over one hundred dollars? That can get really expensive when you want the whole kit and caboodle. We want to help you out a little in the beauty department, so we searched high and low to find the top ten beauty products for under ten dollars. You can thank us later, but for now, read on to discover what they are.


#1 Rimmel London 60 second nail polish

Every lady loves to dress up her nails, but not everyone has the time it can sometimes take to do them. The Rimmel London 60 second nail polish dries so fast, you won’t believe it. Forget about sitting around and waiting forever for your nails to dry before you can do anything else. In less than 60 seconds, you will have the most perfect nails without any hassle. The brush is designed for a 1 second application which is a major bonus if you are a busy mom. For just $1.99 and 60 seconds of your time, you absolutely can not go wrong with this beautiful nail polish. You can get it in a variety of bright and fun colors to suit your mood.

#2 Cover girl continuous color lipstick

This continuous color lipstick allows you to transform any look into something so flattering, you will get more compliments than you know what to do with. With 12 shades to choose from, you will definitely find the right color for you. At only $5.49, you might as well buy 3 shades. These are perfect for both every day wear, and for when you feel like glamming it up.

#3 Calgon beauty spray

The Calgon fantasy mists smell so good, you’ll wonder why you can’t eat them. There is definitely something for everything with scents like Japanese cherry blossom, to cotton candy, to your classic vanilla. At only $6.00 a bottle, you will save a ton of money when compared to what you would spend on trendy name brand fragrances. Not only do they have these wonderful sprays, Calgon carries everything from skin silkening bubble bath to ultra moisturizing body wash. All for under ten dollars!

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Calgon Body Fantasies

#4 Lush Deodorant Powder

The Greeench Deodorant Powder is made with only the best herbs and powders and is one of the best deodorants Lush has ever put on the market. This deodorant has rosemary, thyme, and tea tree, all of which are super powerful to ward off any unwanted underarm odor. It is blended into a lovely moisture absorbing mixture which creates a microfine powder. At only $7.95 a pop this is a must buy!

#5 rimmel london BB cream

Instead of using a heavy foundation you might want to try Rimmel’s 9-in-1 skin perfecting BB cream . This BB cream will prime, moisturize, minimize pores, conceal, cover, smooth, brighten and help protect your skin. It’s better to find a BB cream that can do all of this in one, than spend unnecessary money on a variety of different products.

#6 Almay Eyeshadow

Almay offers an intense color shimmer kit that comes in 4 different pallets. Each pallet is custom designed according to eye color, so they have something to offer everyone. For $7.00 per pallet you absolutely can not go wrong. This eyeshadow glides on like the expensive stuff, and will last just as long. It also allows you to create a mistake-free look that your friends will think you had professionally done. You’ll want to keep this one a secret.

#7 Rimmel London scandal rocking eye mascara

We’ve tested many different types of mascara that are currently on the market, and this is our absolute favorite. This is Rimmel’s first broken heart-shaped brush that creates those Rockin’ Curves. This mascara comes in three shades of black and will make your lashes pop. You can have lashes that are plump and lifted in one swift stroke! This mascara retails for $5.95, making it easy to splurge and buy a couple.

#8 ELF Bronzer/Blush Duo

We are super excited about this one. Who doesn’t love a blush and bronze duo? ELF cosmetics is making some truly amazing makeup at very low prices. The blush and bronzer are both highly pigmented and have the most subtle shimmer to them, making them very wearable all day long. This duo is comparable to the NARS duo, and won’t make you think twice about spending a measly $3.00 on it. 

#9 Sole serum

Now you can comfortably wear your favorite pair of stilettos all day long! Sole Serum has made the world’s first luxury serum which was created to give instant relief to foot pain. This has a perfect blend of natural and active ingredients giving your feet pain relief for up to two hours per use. It’s just $9.99 for a 5Ml bottle, and worth every penny. Your feet are going to thank you once you try this product and you will wonder how you ever lived without it.

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Sole Serum

#10. BOOTS No7 STAY PERFECT AMAZING EYE PENCIL

This eye pencil is soft and glides on with its smooth and creamy formula that makes application an easy process. There is a smudger on one end to help smooth out any harsh lines regular eyeliner can leave. If you are looking for a deep black eyeliner at a low cost, you don’t want to miss this one!

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BOOTS No7 Eye Pencil


So there you have it! Now you can have all of the beauty staples you need without it costing an arm and a leg. It can be our little secret that you found them all for under ten bucks! Another bonus to buying affordable beauty products is that you can replace them more often, making your makeup actually healthier for you. Those who spend a lot of money on makeup and beauty products tend to hold on to them longer than they stay good for.


Photo Credits: Lauren Hardy

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Lauren Hardy

Lauren is a new mom living in Toronto, Canada. When she is not at home being a mom, she is working full time as a model, playing competitive baseball, and working on her personal blog. In her "spare" time, Lauren is aspiring to become a childbirth educator. You can find her at Lauren Hardy Blog

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