Drugstore makeup has a special place in our hearts — mainly because it’s effective and cheap. And cheap is good when it comes to makeup because who wants to buy only one Soft Matte Lip Cream? If you answered yes, you’re probably one of those people who have self-control and doesn’t leap at the mention of a new eyeshadow palette. For the rest of us — those who obsessively stalk brand Instagrams and lurk in the Reddit halls of MakeupAddiction — drugstore makeup is essential to a growing beauty stash.

With that in mind, we’ve rounded up our favorite drugstore beauty buys under $15 — peep our picks ahead:

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