We delve into our favorite magazine editors’ medicine cabinets to reveal the beauty products they covet the most for under $10.
These editors from Real Simple, InStyle, Glamour and Teen Vogue basically have every girl’s dream job — spending hours testing the best new beauty products on the market… and getting paid to do so! Fortunately for us, they’re dropping by our beauty closet to share their favorite spring finds.
Whether you’re looking for a buttery hand cream or something new to get rid of oily skin, we’ve got you covered for under $10!
It’s not a huge splurge, lasts forever, doesn’t smell sickly sweet and, most importantly, leaves your skin SO incredibly soft. It also lets you see where you’ve shaved, so you don’t miss patches the way you can with soap.
Essie Navigate Her ($8)
It is a new must-have-can’t-live-without product. It came out for spring ’12, so it hasn’t been around long, but it is the prettiest shade of green (it says pastel more than green to me). Let’s just say I’ve chosen the same color — this one — for my last three manis, and I never repeat colors!
My daily makeup routine is pretty minimal, but if I don’t wear any color on my lips, I seriously look like a corpse. The CoverGirl Gloss Balm is fantastic because the subtle color goes on really smoothly and evenly, and I instantly look more put together.
I hate wearing powder, so I rely heavily on blotting papers to combat a shiny t-zone. The print on this particular packet from Boscia is gorgeous — it makes managing oily skin a bit more chic!
A lifesaver for before the gym (every beauty editor knows washing your face BEFORE you work out is more important than after) and before bed when I’ve worked late and am exhausted!
Maybelline Baby Lips ($3)
What’s not to love about this adorably delicious tube of lip balm?
What is your favorite budget beauty buy? Share in the comments below!