NYC Smooth Skin BB cream, $3.67
BB creams are a perfect option for anyone who doesn’t want to take the time or energy to put on a full face of makeup—so, y’know, all of us. This option is hella affordable and gives great coverage.
If a BB cream isn’t quite enough coverage, this hydrating tint from Neutrogena might do the trick. It’s light, blendable and keeps your skin moisturized all day.
Going for that Pete-Wentz-Cork–Tree-era eye look? Look no further—here’s a pencil with the pigment of a gel with the perfect amount of smudge.
Why dish out loads of cash for one lip product when you can drop the same amount and get three different shades? This select from Milani has everything from a perfect nude to a neon pink, so stock up while you can.
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, $6.49
Whether you want to banish under-eye circles or cover up some trouble spots, this concealer has your back—er, face? Whatever—it’s really good and super affordable, just trust us.
Now that you’ve found the perfect concealer, make it stay all day. You only need a tap of this powder and for 10 bucks, it’ll last a lifetime. (Or, y’know, a season. Same thing.)
Instead of shelling out upwards of 50 bucks for an eyeshadow palette, stick with this option from Wet N Wild—you still get 10 vibrant shades that work great for everyday.
It seems like everyone in the beauty world is abuzz about ColourPop—and for good reason! Their eyeshadow formula is one-of-a-kind and provides loads of colo(u)r payoff.
Beauty Blenders beware! This sponge from Real Techniques blends out foundation and concealer like nobody’s business.
E.L.F. Makeup Brushes, starting at $1
Yeah, you read that right: a literal dollar. Try out trendy applications or just commit to a super-reliable brush for everyday use.
With loads of color payoff and an awesome shade range, you can’t go wrong with these blushes.