We all know that makeup can be expensive, especially from big name brands. If you are new to makeup and want to build up your makeup bag there is good news for you. Makeup has come a long way over the years and it is possible to build a kit with quality affordable products. Below is a list of items you can buy to create a fully stocked makeup bag for less than $50!
BH Cosmetics provides high-quality makeup at affordable prices. This eye shadow palette contains 28 flattering neutral tones. Neutral eyeshadows are my personal favorite. They are also the shades I think every beginner should start out with. When worn correctly, neutrals can be used for a perfect day look, or played up into a dramatic evening look.
e.l.f. Studio flawless finish foundation porcelain SPF 15 , 0.68 Ounce $6
Why pay more when you can achieve similar results for less? e.l.f. foundation is a lightweight and oil-free formula that will leave you with a beautiful semi-matte finish. This formula is has SPF 15 to protect your skin against harmful sun damage.
Coastal Scents Contour and Blush Palette $17
This palette will fulfill all your highlighting, contouring and blush needs in one. This palette comes with 6 large pressed powders that provide a matte finish that is perfect for highlighting and contouring. Makeup beginner or not, I say this a must have for every makeup bag.
Wet N Wild Lipstick Bare It All #902C $5
A great everyday nude lip color for a fraction of the cost of higher end lipsticks. It is a long wear lip color that leaves a semi-matte, creme finish. The formula won't cake or bleed on your lips. This a great dupe for MACs Velvet Teddy color which runs at about $17.
e.l.f. Eyeliner and Shadow Stick, Black Smoke $3
This affordable eye pencil will help all you beginners achieve dramatic color intensity on your eyes. It comes with a glide shadow stick that will complement the liner for a polished and finished look. It is perfect for creating an easy smoky eye.
CoverGirl Lashblast Mascara, Very Black 800, 0.44 Ounce Package $6
CoverGirl LashBlast is one of my favorite mascaras, and it is incredibly affordable. This product doesn't smudge or smear. It instantly provides my lashes with the desired length and volume I want. I am always asked if I am wearing false lashes when I use this product. I highly recommend this mascara for your beauty arsenal.
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