How Low Can You Go: Makeup for Under $5

5 Sep

makeupbagEveryone is looking to save money right now, and you can do it if you invest a little time to search out the right products.

One hint to remember is that many drugstore brands are manufactured by the same companies that sell high end designer cosmetics. For example, Lancome is owned by the the L’Oreal Group.

Here are five makeup products under $5 to get you started.

L’Oreal HIP Concentrated Shadow Duo

Jump into the world of color with HIP high intensity pigments™. This shadow duo provides rich pigment in two colors that can be worn together or separately. The colors are highly blendable and go on sheer when applied with a shadow brush. If you’re up for this fall’s hot color, try the Charisma or Cheeky shades.

Rimmel Extreme Definition Two-Tone Liner

This two for one liner gives you complementary colors that are crease resistant and long lasting. The light side opens up your eyes, while the dark side accentuates and adds definition. The eyeliner goes on smoothly without pulling for a natural or dramatic look. At a low price, you can build up your eyeliner collection with funky choices like Party Girl and Rock Chick. 

N.Y.C. New York Color Cheek Glow Single Pan Blush

Get cheeky with sheer, natural-looking color at a great price. The smooth formula gives you a long-lasting finish and the oil-absorbing ingredients help control shine without clogging pores. If you’re fair, try Central Park Pink which is perfect for pale skin. Park Avenue Plum is a wine shade that brightens medium olive skin.

Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmers

This lip shimmer colors your lips but also moisturizes with Burt’s Bee’s famous natural ingredients. With a subtle shine, you get added healing and protection from ingredients like Vitamin E and coconut and sunflower oils. For the dark lips look seen on celebrities this fall, try deeper shades like Raisin and Merlot.

CoverGirl Professional Super Thick Lash Mascara

Super Thick Lash Mascara gives you lush thick lashes at a low price. You can define and reach even the shortest of lashes with a either black or brown color. The brush on this mascara separates and defines with minimal clumping. A fast drying formula lets you layer with a bit of a curl.

A plus for Rimmel is that this eyeliner goes on smoothly and easil

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