Makeup is one of the best — read: most fun — ways to switch up a beauty look. However, switching it up can often err on the side of expensive. Lucky for us, the world has a bottomless supply of makeup products — many of which are actually affordable. That being said, just because a makeup item is budget-friendly doesn’t mean you should spend your hard-earned cash on it.
Before you waste your money on cheap, ineffective makeup, it’s important to do your research — i.e., read reviews, ask your friends, consult the internet — to find out whether you should add an item to your cart. Don’t have time for research? Don’t worry, we did the work for you! See our top picks for the best under $10 makeup buys, ahead.
1. BRITE Organix Matte Lipstick
Lipsticks are a fun way to switch up your beauty look without fully committing to, say, a smokey eye. However, a good lipstick can also come with a hefty price tag. Nonetheless, there are a few lipsticks out there that boast the same highly pigmented formulas as at fraction of the price. Case in point? BRITE Organix Matte Lipstick ($4). At less than $5, the liquid matte lipstick comes in a variety of shades, glides on smoothly, and dries to a gorgeous, long-lasting matte finish.