What are five more affordable products that you would have paid a lot more for?

Maybelline Super Stay Vinyl Ink Liquid Lipcolors, Sydney Grace Eyeshadow, Sydney Grace Cream Eyeshadow, ColourPop Super Shock Shadow, ColourPop Blush Stix.

— Christine


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Denise Avatar

Catrice True Skin Foundation, Wet N Wild PhotoFocus Dewy Foundation, Kaja Don’t Settle Concealer, Essence Mascaras, Hard Candy Eyeshadow Quads, No7 Illuminating Powder (wish they had more shades though), Milani SPF BFF primer, Burts Bees Powder Blushes, ELF Sunkissed Powder Bronzer, Rare Beauty Bronzer Stick, Fenty FlyLiners, Kokie Gel Pencil Eye Liners.

Mariella Avatar

1. Wet n’ Wild Nutty eyeshadow
2. Sephora Cappuccino pencil liner
3. Milani Afterglow Strobelight highlighter
4. Wet n’ Wild Blossom Glow highlighter
5. The Ordinary Lactic Acid + HA 2%

Geez, this limit of 5 is difficult – there’s so much more I’d like to add!

Nancy T Avatar

1.) Nyx Bare With Me Concealers
2.) Nyx Micro Brow Pencil (BEST dupe for the ABH Brow Whiz Pencil!)
3.) Lumene Bright Now Vitamin C BB Cream SPF 20
4.) Sydney Grace eyeshadow singles and palettes!
5.) Nyx Slim Lip Pencils (PERFECT dupes for MAC lip liners!)
Honorable mention to: L’Oreal Lash Paradise WP mascara, Maybelline Full & Soft WP Mascara, many a product from ColourPop.

Moxie Avatar

Carmex colloidal oatmeal lip balm. One of the only things that can help my lips when they get really bad in winter. If they ever raise the price, I’m okay with it. It varies from $3 to $6 and change depending on where you get it, which is still a steal.

I honestly can’t think of anything else, except maybe another lip balm.

Tyra Avatar

Item Beauty Lite Sauce gel moisturizer
Sephora collection vitamin C toner/serum (set)
Farmacy Hydrating coconut gel sheet masks
Covergirl eyeshadow primer
Sigma brushes
+ many things I’ve gotten from subscription boxes, but I didn’t count them because I didn’t pay retail/normal sale prices.

Cara Avatar

Sydney Grace eyeshadows, Devinah Cosmetics shadows, ColourPop Luxe Lip Oil, Kiko Milano Holiday Gems Kiss of Light highlighter (limited edition) and L’Oreal Voluminous Carbon Black waterproof mascara

Genevieve Avatar

My pciks for affordable makeup include:
1. Real Technique brushes
2. L’Oreal’s True Match foundation
3. Flower Beauty’s Skin Illusion and Serum foundation
4. ColourPop’s Lux Lipsticks
7. Designer Brands Argon Oil mascara
8.Pixi Beauty Reflex Light palette
9. Maybelline’s Burgundy Bar eye palette
10. Rimmel’s Translucent Matte Setting Powder
11. Model and Co Eyebrow Pencil in Blonde Taupe

Tara Avatar

This is hard. Im thinking of things like cerave cleanser or clinique take the day off balm (so many others bother my eyes). Nyx brow gel. Eos lip balm. Urban decay ozone lip pencil. It helps dark colors not migrate into my lip lines.

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