Must-Have Branded Makeup Products to Buy in Less Than $10

Are you mindful of how much you are spending from your hard earned money while shopping makeup products? Have you ever spend way too much on makeup products, so much so that you disturbed your budget? Here is a recommendation list for the best makeup products from the top brands of the cosmetic industry which will not put a hole in your pocket.

I am grouping the products in accordance with the brand, so if you are a fan of a particular cosmetic brand scroll down to look for it, chances are I have listed a few items from it too as I have chosen makeup products from most popular makeup brands. Some more expensive brands might have lesser representation in comparison to more economical brands for the obvious reason but I sincerely hope that here you find your perfect match.

Some of these are smaller packaging which I prefer as it is convenient if your skin tone changes with the change in weather. It also helps to buy small packaging if you are experimenting with the shades. Smaller packaging is also economical if you do not put on makeup on a daily basis, thus the makeup products will not expire just sitting in your makeup box. Additionally smaller packaging of makeup products is also more suitable to carry with you in your purse or bag when you are on the go.

NYX Cosmetic Products

NYX Cosmetics Concealer Wand, Fair, 0.11-Ounce

About the product

  • Provides medium to natural coverage for larger areas of the face
  • Infused with hydrators and skin conditioning agents
  • Non-comedogenic formula works on all skin types

Nyx Professional Makeup Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Full Coverage Foundation, Alabaster, 1.0 Ounce

About the product

  • Alabaster (CSWSF02) – alabaster with warm undertone
  • A longwearing liquid foundation that keeps your skin looking flawlessly matte all-day long. Choose from 45 carefully calibrated shades.
  • Provides buildable coverage with a velvety-matte finish and wears for up to 24 hours.
  • For a foundation that provides so much coverage, the waterproof, vegan formula itself is shockingly lightweight. In other words, it delivers the goods minus the baggage.
  • After prepping face with Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Matte Primer, apply and blend foundation using the Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Foundation Brush or your fingers

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Total Control Drop Foundation, True Beige, 0.43 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Nude beige with yellow undertone
  • A liquid foundation with a dropper for customizable coverage available in flattering shades
  • Provides sheer to full coverage and a soft, matte finish
  • Take your coverage from sheer to full as you continue to add drops. Apply and blend using the Total Control Drop Foundation Brush for a stunning finish

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Micro-Contour Duo Pencil, Deep, 0.1 Ounce

About the product

  • Deep brown
  • A dual-sided pencil with slanted tips for precise highlighting and contouring.
  • Subtly emphasizes and sculpts your favorite features.

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder, Crushed Bloom, 0.21 Ounce

About the product

  • Dusty rose with pink & light blue duo chromatic pearls
  • A powder highlighter containing light-catching pearls for illumination
  • Delivers beaming color that reflects light for a finish that looks different from every angle
  • Brush onto the highest points of the face-such as the cheekbones, bridge of the nose and Cupid’s bow

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Total Control Drop Foundation, True Beige, 0.43 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Nude beige with yellow undertone
  • A liquid foundation with a dropper for customizable coverage available in flattering shades
  • Provides sheer to full coverage and a soft, matte finish
  • Take your coverage from sheer to full as you continue to add drops. Apply and blend using the Total Control Drop Foundation Brush for a stunning finish

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Wonder Stick, Deep, 0.28 Ounce

About the product

  • NYX Cosmetics Wonder Stick Highlight and Contour Stick
  • WS03- Deep
  • NYX Cosmetics

NYX Professional Makeup Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator, Sunbeam, 0.6 oz

About the product

  • Lightweight multifunctional face moisturizer
  • Use as a foundation base or over cheekbones, decolletage, or cupids bow
  • Enhances your complexion by adding a touch of shimmer illuminating your skin

NYX Professional Makeup Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator, Gleam, 0.6 Ounce

About the product

  • Lightweight multifunctional face moisturizer
  • Use as a foundation base or over cheekbones, decolletage, or cupids bow
  • Enhances your complexion by adding a touch of shimmer illuminating your skin

L.A. Girl Cosmetics

L.A. Girl 3 pcs Pro Conceal HD. High Definition Concealer 0.25 OZ GC979 Almond

About the product

  • Crease-resistant, opaque coverage in a creamy yet lightweight texture
  • covers dark circles and minimizes fine lines around the eyes
  • The long-wearing formula camouflages darkness under the eyes, redness and skin imperfections
  • Provides complete, natural-looking coverage evens skin tone
  • ships from CA,US

L.A. Girl Pro Coverage Liquid Foundation, White, 0.95 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Medium to full coverage
  • Long wearing
  • Lightweight, luminous, paraben-free formula

L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow, Nudes, 0.42 Ounce

About the product

  • Dimensional shimmers
  • Smoothest mattes
  • Major pigments
  • Magnetic case includes mirror and double-sided eyeshadow applicator

L.A. Girl Pro BB Cream HD Beauty Balm, Medium, 1 fl. Oz

About the product

  • Primes, moisturizes and provides medium coverage
  • HD formula – skin looks flawless in photos
  • Smooth, youthful skin

L.A. Girl Hd Pro Conceal, Flat White Corrector, 1 Oz

About the product

  • Lightens and neutralizes any PRO.conceal shade
  • Apply correctors under regular concealer
  • Choose a color one or two shades lighter than your complexion
  • Apply to clean, makeup-free skin with a brush or fingertip for best results
  • Top with loose powder to set

Revlon Makeup Products

Revlon ColorStay Liquid Foundation For Combination/oily Skin, SPF 15 Oatmeal, 1 Fl Oz

About the product

  • Longwear foundation stays flawless all-day, up to 24 hours
  • Formulated with salicylic acid to help control oil and provide a poreless finish
  • Medium buildable coverage with a matte finish
  • Spf 15

Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad, Addictive

About the product

  • #500 Addictive
  • Rich, velvety shadows
  • Up to 16 hour wear
  • Ophthalmologist tested
  • Available in 12 expertly coordinated palettes

Revlon ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor, Bare Maximum

About the product

  • #350 Bare Maximum
  • Creamy formula glides on easily and sets for continuous, comfortable 16-hour wear
  • Conditioning top coat contains 99% moisturizing ingredients
  • Enriched with chamomile and soy for moisture-rich, shiny, soft lips with no bleeding, feathering or drying
  • Available in 24 shades

Revlon ColorStay Skinny Liquid Eyeliner, Black Out

About the product

  • #301 Black Out
  • #1 Longwear Brand*
  • Long lasting color stay formula won’t smudge, smear or fade for all day wear
  • 0.1mm skinny tip applicator
  • Ophthalmologist tested

Revlon ColorStay Full Cover Foundation, Natural Beige, 1.0 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Natural Beige
  • Provides an even, matte finish
  • Lasts up to 24 hours
  • Provides all-day hydration
  • Provides comfort without caking and withstands heat and humidity

L’Oréal Paris Makeup Products

L’oreal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara, 373 Black, 0.27 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Wide-eyed manga look
  • Oversized volume and maximized lashes
  • 360 flexor brush
  • Clump-free, Smudge-proof mascara

L’Oréal Paris Makeup Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation, 102 Shell Beige, 1 fl. oz

About the product

  • L’OREAL PARIS INFALLIBLE PRO-MATTE FOUNDATION: Lightweight and creamy, foundation goes on smooth with a demi-matte finish that lasts up to 24 hours, hiding imperfections for a smooth, clear complexion.
  • AIR-LIGHT MATTE-FINISH FOUNDATION MAKEUP: For a matte finish that won’t fall flat, apply with fingers, makeup sponge, or foundation brush, starting at the center of the face and blending toward the jaw and hairline.
  • THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR LOOK: From natural to full coverage, L’Oréal Paris face makeup has what you need for a smooth, even finish. Highlight to illuminate, use concealer to hide imperfections or use contouring makeup for enhanced, defined features.
  • BECAUSE YOU’RE WORTH IT: L’Oreal Paris Makeup helps you create the look you want with our full line of makeup including foundations, concealers, highlighter makeup, brow pencils, eyeshadow palettes, lipsticks and much more.
  • PERFECT TO PAIR WITH: L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Lock Longwear Face Primer. Pro Matte-Lock Primer smoothes skin to perfect your complexion and prime your face for a better makeup application.

L’Oreal Paris Makeup Infallible Pro-Sweep & Lock Loose Matte Setting Face Powder, Translucent, 0.28 oz.

About the product

  • Pro-inspired Infallible Pro-Sweep & Lock is a translucent loose setting powder that locks in makeup and controls shine all day
  • The micro-fine loose powder formula sweeps on to blurs lines and pores for a smooth finish and a matte look
  • Translucent loose powder makeup easily creates a soft focus look with a matte effect as it sets makeup
  • Infallible Setting Powder dusts on to lock in your makeup for a perfect complexion that is never cakey
  • Pro-Sweep & Lock Loose Powder can be used to set makeup, bake under eyes, or even mattify lip products

L’Oreal Paris True Match Blush, Bare Honey, 0.21 Ounces

About the product

  • Skin-true texture that blends smoothly
  • Shades to match every skin tone and undertone in warm, neutral and cool
  • Oil-free and non-comedogenic
  • Mirror and brush inside

L’Oréal Paris True Match Super-Blendable Powder, Light Ivory, 0.33 oz

About the product

  • Precisely matches your skin tone and texture
  • Never looks chalky or cakey
  • Natural Finish
  • Mirror inside
  • Applicator Inside

L’Oréal Paris Makeup Lineur Intense Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner, 0.05 fl. oz.

About the product

  • Intense Color
  • Liquid eyeliner
  • felt tip applicator
  • precise bold lines
  • intense color
  • ophthalmologist-tested
  • fragrance-free, Black Mica,
  • Thin to Thick Line
  • Ophthalmologist-tested

L’Oréal Paris True Match Liquid Glow Illuminator, Golden, 0.67 fl. oz

About the product

  • Highlight Key Features
  • Create Subtle Contour with Light
  • For Every Skin tone and Undertone
  • Lightweight Formula

Maybelline Makeup Products

Maybelline Makeup Face studio Master Strobing Stick, Light – Iridescent Highlighter, 0.24 oz.

About the product

  • Non-comedogenic lightweight creamy formula with micro-fine pearls is dermatologist and allergy tested
  • Facestudio Master Strobing Illuminating Stick Highlighter is easy to use, just swipe and blend on the areas you want to highlight: cheekbones, nose, cupid’s bow, eyebrow arch, collar bone
  • Facestudio Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter was specifically designed to add dimension, open your eyes and slim your face
  • Facestudio Master Strobing Stick Highlighter is available in two illuminating shades Light – Iridescent and Medium -Nude Glow
  • Facestudio Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter is suitable for all skin types and sensitive skin

Maybelline New York Super Stay Full Coverage Powder Foundation Makeup Matte Finish, Buff Beige, 0.18 Ounce

About the product

  • Bring on effortless wear and get a full-coverage makeup look with Maybelline’s Super Stay Powder Foundation
  • A must-have for your makeup bag, this full-coverage powder makeup has a matte finish with long-lasting wear
  • This long-lasting foundation face powder has all-day staying power that lasts for up to 16 hours of wear
  • Features the full-coverage wear of a liquid foundation with the effortless ease and light finish of a powder
  • This high-pigment powder foundation is available in an extensive range of complexion-matching shades

Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder Makeup, Buff Beige, 0.29 oz.

About the product

  • Long-lasting 16-hour powder that visibly reduces the look of pores and mortifies shine
  • Buildable coverage that you can customize
  • Ideal for normal to oily skin

e.l.f Cosmetic Products

e.l.f. Cosmetics Contour Makeup Palette Set fLight to Medium

About the product

  • Cosmetics Contour Makeup Palette Set for Sculpting, Shading and Brightening Your Skin
  • SCULPT, DEFINE AND BRIGHTEN – This bronzer palette features two bronzer and highlighter shades to create a warm glow and stunningly defined features for a beautiful look that lasts all day.
  • THE PERFECT SHADE – Our contouring kit provides everything you’ll need to achieve a gorgeous look that’s just right for you. Mix and match different bronzers from this kit for a custom look or use them individually for a warm wash of color.
  • NOURISHING FORMULA – Our formula, enriched with vitamin E, hydrates for a gorgeous, nourished complexion that lasts all day.
  • HOW TO USE – After applying foundation, blend your matte bronzing shade to the sides of the nose, hollows of cheeks, and jawline. Next, apply the highlighting shade down the center of the nose, on the cheek and brow bones and on the forehead.
  • VEGAN AND CRUELTY-FREE – Our cosmetics are PETA certified cruelty-free and vegan, so you can feel good about using our products.

e.l.f. Flawless Finish Foundation, 0.68oz (Light Ivory)

About the product

  • Lightweight and oil-free with a natural Blend with a beautiful semi-matte finish. This liquid foundation restores uneven skin textures and tones and leaves you to face visibly brighter for Flawless looking Skin.
  • cruelty-free and vegan

e.l.f. Cosmetics BB Cream, Light Coverage Foundation, UVA/UVB SPF 20 Protection, Beige, 0.96 Fluid Ounces

About the product

  • REVEAL RADIANT SKIN – Our BB Cream offers weightless, protective coverage for even-toned, nourished looking skin. The hydrating formula with SPF 20 protects skin from the sun and provides a soft wash of color for radiant skin.
  • UVA/UVB LEVEL PROTECTION – This silky tinted moisturizer keeps your skin protected from harmful sun rays by providing SPF 20 UVA/UVB level sun protection.
  • SKIN NOURISHING FORMULA – The hydrating formula, infused with Vitamin E, aloe, jojoba and cucumber, nourishes and soothes skin so it stays healthy and hydrated all day long.
  • HOW TO USE – After applying your favorite e.l.f. primer, apply the beauty balm with your fingers onto your face and upper neck. Blend using rolling motions with a sponge from the center outward for a natural finish.
  • VEGAN & CRUELTY-FREE – Our foundations are PETA certified cruelty free and vegan, so you can feel good about using our products.

E.L.F Beautiful bare Targeted Natural Glow Highlighter Stick w/Vitamin E (Pink Pearl Glow)

About the product

  • Pink Pearl: light pink with silver pearl
  • This highlighting stick is ideal for targeted application to illuminate the skin for a beautiful, fresh, and natural glow. Perfect for bringing light to the cheekbones, bridge of the nose, and cupids bow. Enriched with Vitamin E and Coconut Oil.

E.L.F Velvet Matte Lipstick – Blushing Brown

About the product

  • Beautiful Sexy Color that pops
  • This silky, matte lipstick glides easily onto lips to lock on moisture with vibrant matte color. Infused with Argan Oil, Rose, and Vitamin E to help condition, replenish, and soothe the lips.

e.l.f. Daily Hydration Moisturizer, 2.53 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Pump out a small amount and massage over the face and neck until it has absorbed into the skin
  • Use in the morning and at night after cleansing

e.l.f. Exfoliating Scrub, 3.38 Fluid Ounce

e.l.f Studio mineral infused face primer, 0.47 Ounce

About the product

  • CREATE A FLAWLESS BASE FOR YOUR MAKEUP – Our Mineral Infused Face Primer combats oil and dryness for a smooth looking complexion. The weightless silky formula provides immediate smoothing and refining for a fresh, luminous look.
  • GREAT FOR ALL SKIN TYPES – This matte primer was developed to combat excess oil, flaky dryness, enlarged pores and fine lines to provide the perfect foundation for your beauty regimen.
  • HOW TO USE – Prior to makeup application, apply a small amount of primer to clean skin and blend evenly on your face. Our mattifying primer provides the ideal base for full-coverage foundation, powder, and concealer.
  • PARABEN, SULFATE, & PHTHALATE FREE – This primer is free from Parabens, Sulfates, and Phthalates. It’s gentle enough to use on the most sensitive skin types.
  • CRUELTY FREE AND VEGAN – Our primers are PETA certified cruelty free and vegan, so you can feel good about using our products.

e.l.f. Cosmetics BB Cream, Light Coverage Foundation, UVA/UVB SPF 20 Protection, Beige, 0.96 Fluid Ounces

About the product

  • REVEAL RADIANT SKIN – Our BB Cream offers weightless, protective coverage for even-toned, nourished looking skin. The hydrating formula with SPF 20 protects skin from the sun and provides a soft wash of color for radiant skin.
  • UVA/UVB LEVEL PROTECTION – This silky tinted moisturizer keeps your skin protected from harmful sun rays by providing SPF 20 UVA/UVB level sun protection.
  • SKIN NOURISHING FORMULA – The hydrating formula, infused with Vitamin E, aloe, jojoba and cucumber, nourishes and soothes skin so it stays healthy and hydrated all day long.
  • HOW TO USE – After applying your favorite e.l.f. primer, apply the beauty balm with your fingers onto your face and upper neck. Blend using rolling motions with a sponge from the center outward for a natural finish.
  • VEGAN & CRUELTY-FREE – Our foundations are PETA certified cruelty free and vegan, so you can feel good about using our products.

e.l.f. Studio HD Lifting Concealer (Light)

About the product

  • high definition concealer helps hide imperfections and minimize fine lines. Formula infused with vitamin C, green tea, and mulberry for skin firming and soothing benefits to provide skin with an even toned and textured look.

e.l.f. Studio high definition powder, Soft Luminance, 0.28 Ounce

About the product

  • PHENOMENAL FINISH – This loose face powder creates a “soft focus” effect on the skin by helping hide the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, blemishes and imperfections for a radiant complexion, while adding a smooth finished look to your full coverage foundation and concealer.
  • LONG LASTING COVERAGE – This High Definition Powder is incredibly soft and translucent, making it ideal for everyday wear, either alone or over your favorite e.l.f. foundation. Works well with highlighting or contouring makeup as well.
  • PERFECT FOR BAKING, SETTING AND FINISHING – This radiant powder is great for finishing and setting your base look without giving you the heavy, caked-on feel that some powders create. Provides smooth under eye coverage as well.
  • HOW TO USE – Swirl a powder brush over the powder, tap off the excess, and buff onto the face and neck. Wear alone or use it to set foundation and makeup.
  • VEGAN AND CRUELTY-FREE – Our cosmetics are PETA certified cruelty free and vegan, so you can feel good about using our products.

E.L.F. Prime & Stay Finishing Powder 23211 Sheer

About the product

  • Erase fine lines and have a shine free complexion every day
  • The translucent powder in this compact is great for setting foundation or a quick midday touch up
  • Enjoy a refined, smooth finish with every use

e.l.f. Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer, Golden, 0.11 Fluid Ounce

About the product

  • Preps your eyelid for smoother, longer-lasting and crease-proof eyeshadow
  • The lightweight liquid formula quickly absorbs into the skin for comfortable wear
  • and increases eye color longevity

E.L.F Prismatic Highlighting Stick – Cosmic

About the product

  • Achieve a radiant and iridescent sheen with this Prismatic Highlighting Stick. The microfine shimmer captures and reflects light for a luminescent spectrum of lavender hues. Enriched with Vitamin E for a nourishing glow.

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