Drugstore runs usually consist of two things: leaving with far more than intended on and snagging some great new finds. On a recent trip to pick up cotton balls and nail polish remover (a.k.a. the necessities), we found ourselves in a sea of cosmetics that we just couldn’t escape from. Wall-to-wall lipstick, blush, mascara and more can make it a little difficult to stick to the shopping list. Needless to say, by the time we reached the check out counter our basket was full of goodies. So we decided to use our recent adventure as inspiration for our today’s roundup of our 10 best beauty bargains under $10.

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Rimmel Natural Bronzer:
Bronzer is one of our favorite drugstore steals because frankly we can’t commit to just one. A girl has got to have options. This golden powder is ideal for a soft glow.

e.l.f. Essential All Over Color Stick:
All over indeed. Color eyes, lips and cheeks with this one multi-purpose stick. And do it all, for just a buck!

L’Oréal Voluminous Million Lashes Waterproof Mascara
: Clump-free volume and major lash definition are exactly what we need from our mascara. “The Millionizer Brush” delivers millions of lashes, and for a fraction of the price.

N.Y.C. Smooch Proof 16HR Lip Stain:
Lip stains and summer go hand-in-hand. We’re stocking up these markers that stick with us from dusk until dawn and don’t break the bank.

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream
: It wouldn’t be a successful drugstore trip if we didn’t pick up a BB cream. Eight great skin benefits for under eight dollars–it really is a dream of deal. No7 Beautiful Brows Pencil: Brow pencils are always a must. We couldn’t pass up this one with a built in spoolie brush–genius!

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadow
: Sometimes it can be difficult to find an intensely colored, silky-soft eye shadow on the cheap. But not anymore, these little pots of pigment accomplish just that.

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Primer Skin Transformer
: We know better than to start a makeup application without proper priming. We swiped this instant skin smoother off the shelves, and we haven’t been able to part with it ever since.

Boots Botanics Pencil Eye Liner:
Eyeliners of all sorts always seem to wind up in our shopping bins. We accept this strange phenomenon because basic pencils that glide on effortlessly and deliver intense color are forever welcome in our makeup bags.

L’Oréal True Match Concealer
: There’s a lot to love in this little product. The pocket-sized complexion-perfector matches skin tone and texture to cover flaws seamlessly.

What’s the last bargain beauty purchase you made recently?
Let us know below!

Photo: L’Oréal, N.Y.C., Rimmel, e.l.f., Boots, The Body Shop, Maybelline

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