If you’re a beauty devotee, you’ll know that make-up can be a little pricey. We would all love a make-up bag the size of a suitcase, but sometimes we just can’t afford to splurge on endless lipsticks and nail polishes. But, fear not, we’ve scoured the shops for the best budget beauty buys for every make-up maverick – and it’s all under £10 pounds! Now, you can look your best for (way) less! Happy shopping…
A good red lipstick should be a staple item in every makeup bag, and Pamplemousse Frimousse really tops the charts. The perfect spring shade, it’s long lasting formula promises a perfect, soft semi matte pout for a whole 12 hours.
With every perfect lips is a lip liner – outline the lips and then apply this long lasting liner all over before your fave red lipstick, this will keep the colour from fading and will help give you a plumper pout.
Although it’s an oldie, this mascara’s made the cut because the formula rivals even some of the most expensive mascaras out there. The clever brush gets even the annoyingly small, hard to reach lashes and one swipe is all you need to get those fluttering long lashes.
Forget powder blushers, if you’re after that natural dewey spring glow, its all about the cream blush! And the good news is you don’t need to spend big bucks to get one because this one really does the trick. Glide onto the apple of the cheeks and patt in for a rosy flush of colour.
Of all the make up products out there, foundations can be the ones to leave a serious dent in your purse. Which is why we are totally obsessed with this one! The does-it-all formula packs in a concealer, foundation and highlighter and is super lightweight so your skin can look flawless and still breathe. And all for just £3.99, we challenge you to find a rival!
Even if you wouldn’t normally use a primer, don’t miss it from your routine because a really good one like this helps your make up last longer and look better. This one is our particular fave because it instantly blurs away pores and fine lines, giving you perfect looking skin with or without make up.
Pastel pinks and purples are super on trend for spring and this pretty palette is all you really need for eye shadow perfection! Use the lightest shade in the corners of your eyes and to highlight the brow bone and blend the two darker colours over the eyelid and into the crease for a subtle look.
This easy-to-apply felt tip pen eyeliner will get you that perfect feline flick. The fast drying formula wont leave your lids with pen marks and it stays put all day long – it even made it through a gym sesh. A worthy winner!
Bourjois’ new silk edition powder makes the list because of its super silky, non-cakey finish. It helps to hide imperfections and keep your skin from turning shiny, plus the cute compact has a 360 rotating mirror, perfect for quick touch ups the go.
Barry M’s Gelly Nail Paint are our number one nail polish because of their unbeatable long wearing, high shine, gel look-alike formula. This light blue shade is what you need to be wearing on your nails right now – two coats of this will keep your nails looking like you’ve just had a manicure all week, without the price tag.