Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Author: Grazia

With so many beauty products on the market, it can be difficult to know which you should buy. It can feel like there are a million foundations to choose from, numerous eyeshadow palettes, and hundreds of lipsticks, but how can you differentiate between them? Often word of mouth is the best way to find a new beauty favourite, and we often share advice among friends and family to find out what’s worth buying. But when your best friends are as confused as you are about which makeup sets to invest in, we step in.

From favourite mascaras, to primer, liner, and fake eyelashes, we bring you the best-kept secrets in the world of makeup. Just promise not to tell anyone else…

Whether you want to spend £5 or £20, our secret beauty buys come in a range of prices for every budget. Here are some of the best beauty secrets available in shops right now.


Maybelline Snapscara Mascara - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Maybelline Snapscara Mascara
£7.99

One of the easiest mascaras to apply, this new mascara from Maybelline gives clump-free lashes thanks to the gel formula.


Barry M Lid Lock Eyeshadow Primer - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Barry M Lid Lock Eyeshadow Primer
£4.99

Barry M's Lid Lock primer is a cheaper version of Urban Decay's Eyeshadow Primer Potion. Apply before your eyeshadow to prepare your eyelids and to ensure smooth, crease-free makeup.


Benefit's Roller Liner - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Benefit's Roller Liner
£18.50

Available in black and brown, this liquid eyeliner is designed to help you achieve the perfect eyeliner flick. It features a precision felt tip for easy application.


Eylure Luxe Magnetic Lashes - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Eylure Luxe Magnetic Lashes
£13.95

These false eyelashes use magnets instead of glue, and this new range from Eylure only uses one magnet each, making them easy to apply. They can last up to 15 wears.


The Face Halo - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

The Face Halo
£7

This makeup remover pad works with just water, trapping makeup and gently exfoliating your face at the same time. It is double-sided and reusable, and can replace up to 500 traditional makeup wipes.


Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer
£8.99

Using a sponge rather than a brush, this concealer allows you to have more control over how much product comes out at once. Dab under your eyes and the sponge spreads the concealer easily, with no irritation for sensitive eyes.


Barry M Unicorn Primer Drops - Best Budget Beauty Buys under £20

Barry M Unicorn Primer Drops
£7.99

With acai berry, goji berry, watermelon and tamarind, this hybrid-serum primer will prepare your skin before applying makeup. It is oil free and promises to detoxify, hydrate and smooth your skin, and smells good too.  

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