Courtney Leiva
Updated Mar 03, 2014 @ 6:57 am

Everyone has a designer beauty item or two that they love to splurge on, but if you’ve been overlooking the beauty aisle at your local drugstore lately, then boy are you missing out! Great beauty products don’t have to be expensive, and often at times, our drugstore favorites work better than those we waste a pretty penny on. If you’re still unconvinced, check out these ah-mazing products that pamper you gorgeous, and won’t break that tight budget you gotta stick to!

Nothing says spring better than a good shave, so get a burst a summer with this shaving gel in a yummy citrus scent. Plus, unlike other shaving creams, this Vitamin E formula won’t dry out, or irritate your skin.

2. Palladio Beauty Rice Paper ($4,

Before you slather on some primer, dabbing your face with some oil-blotting facial pads helps absorb unwanted oils, therefore allowing your makeup to last much longer! For an inexpensive yet SUPER effective pick, these Palladio tissues use natural rice for some serious matte action.

A must in every beauty aficionado’s closet, comes these fantabulous nail polish removal pads, promising easy-peasy lacquer removal.

4. Pixi Endless Silky Eye Pen ($12,

Available in 11 alluring shades, this cult-classic liner goes on buttery-smooth, leaving eyes with a glimmering finish.

Cover up dark spots and blemishes with this antioxidant-rich foundation which works to both hydrate skin, and give you a flawless finish.

A great alternative to pricey facial cleansing systems, this natural konjac sponge helps control oil secretion, making it ideal for those with acne-prone skin.

Tangles and knots are no match for this hair brush using unique bristles for painless and fast detangling.

Hey, if it’s good enough for babies, then what’s stopping you from bringing this ultra-moisturizing cream to your unbearably dry skin. Use right after a hot shower for some baby-soft moisture.

Become a glowing goddess with this all-over Sonia Kashuk glow powder, great for feinging that dewy look in just seconds.

10. Conair Bun Maker Kit ($6

A polished topknot always looks mega glam, so whip up this simple yet chic look with the help of this fool-proof Conair kit.

These sturdy elastics give you unbelieve hold that lasts all day long.