The Under-$10 Makeup Products to Treat Yourself to This Fall

Going on a fall beauty shopping spree doesn’t need to burn a hole in your pocket – or prevent you from then buying the statement vest and oversize leather bag you’ve been eyeing for a few weeks now.

Yes, you can score lipsticks in bold colors, the perfect black eyeliner for all your cat-eye creations, vibrant eyeshadow palettes, mascara that rivals a set of extensions, and more for less than $10. Basically, you can try all your favorite fall makeup trends while staying on a budget.

Ahead, seven of the buys we highly suggest adding to your cart – plus info on why they deserve a place in your makeup bag.

Dealing With Dry, Flaky Lips? This Watermelon-Flavored Mask Might Be Your Solution

I rarely – if ever – forget to apply moisturizer to my face, but my lips haven’t been so lucky. Applying lip balm is probably the skin-care step I skip over the most, which means I deal with dryness far too often.One of my ideas for becoming more disciplined when it comes to moisturizing my lips is investing in products that are simply more enticing to use. I think about it like this: if I hate the way my lip balm smells and feels, I have no motivation to actually apply it. Luckily, I’ve just discovered a formula that I’m almost positive is going to do the trick for me.

I’ll start by mentioning that I never thought the process of healing or preventing chapped lips could be fun, but the e.l.f. Cosmetics Jelly Pop Luscious Lip Mask ($6) makes that possible. The leave-on jelly lip mask smells like a piece of sugary watermelon hard candy (my favorite) and creates a glossy finish on your lips. Once it’s on, it looks and feels like you’ve applied a really pretty pale-pink lip gloss.

Unlike other lip masks, which you are meant to wipe off after a period of time, e.l.f. Cosmetics’ is designed to stay on your pout once applied. It is super lightweight and delivers the prettiest sheen, so you might even find yourself reaching to apply more as the day goes on. But apart from the appealing aesthetics, the formula is also designed with ingredients like hyaluronic acid, watermelon extract, and collagen to hydrate, smooth, and soften the lips.

The day after I applied the mask for the first time, my lips looked and felt noticeably smoother, pillowy soft, and more hydrated. As you can imagine, my motivation to now make lip masks a part of my everyday routine is flying high.

e.l.f. Cosmetics Jelly Pop Luscious Lip Mask

e.l.f. Cosmetics Jelly Pop Luscious Lip Mask

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