The best drugstore makeup under $10, so you can ball on a budget
Finding drugstore makeup in the summer is tricky. Our makeup needs to last through the heat and humidity, protect us from the sun’s harmful rays, and keep us looking fresh. Luckily, there is plenty of drugstore makeup that can withstand summer weather.
That’s why we’ve rounded up our fave products under $10 for you to stock up on or try out. From waterproof mascara to transfer-proof lipsticks to long-lasting eyeliner, there’s a little something for everyone.
1L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Mascara in Burgundy
Let your lashes do all the talking with this burgundy-tinted mascara.
2CoverGirl Flourish by LashBlast Mascara
This mascara formula uses coconut, avocado, and papaya oils to keep your lashes long and hydrated. You’ll want to keep it stashed in your purse.
3Revlon Kiss Cushion Lip Tint
Available in a variety of colors, this barely-there tint is perfect for all those sultry summer nights.
4Soap and Glory Supercat Skinny Eyeliner
This liquid liner is a makeup lover’s dream. It offers 12 hours of wear, and best of all, it won’t melt or smudge in the summer heat.
5Milani Make It Dewy Setting Spray
Let this hydrating and illuminating setting spray give your complexion an extra boost of radiance.
6NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick
Give your skin a gorgeous glow this summer with this affordable highlighter stick.
7Physicians Formula The Healthy Lip Velvet Liquid Lipstick
This liquid lipstick is super matte and super comfortable to wear. It uses avocado oil to keep your lips soft and smooth, but you don’t have to worry about it smudging everywhere.
8Essence Superlast Eyebrow Pomade Pencil
A pencil that will make filling in your brows a breeze.
9Wet n wild Mega Cushion Foundation SPF 15
This lightweight foundation offers medium coverage and keeps your skin protected with added SPF 15.
10E.l.f. Primer-Infused Bronzer
You’ll want to add this heavy-duty bronzer to your makeup bag.
11Maybelline New York Master Prime Blur + Defend with SPF 30
This primer goes above and beyond with its added SPF 30 and its blurring formula.
12CoverGirl Tru Blend Matte Foundation
A flawless matte foundation that won’t leave your skin feeling dry.
13Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
This is a beloved bronzer for a reason—it’s long-lasting, doesn’t apply patchily, and all-around good.
14Milani Baked Blush
This blush is as good as it gets. This shade will give your cheeks a nice, rosy tint and a luminous glow.
15Maybelline Fit Me Concealer
We couldn’t leave out this fan-favorite concealer. Its oil-free formula easily conceals redness and blemishes.
16Real Techniques Expert Blending Duo
Create all sorts of summer makeup with this cult-fave beauty sponge.
17Pacifica Sea Foam Makeup Removing Wipes
To remove your makeup after a long day, try this sea water-infused product from Pacifica.