Building a new makeup bag from scratch isn’t easy — in fact, the whole idea is a tad overwhelming. Do you stick to the iconic makeup products you know and love, or do you test out new, buzzy trends to see if you can pull them off in the way you do in your dreams? While we love a mix of both of these options, the foundation for any great makeup bag starts with a solid group of reliable essentials. Once you have those in order, treat yourself to a new, buzzy product that’s just a little bit out of your comfort zone.
Ahead, click through to see our favorite affordable fall makeup products to covet this season.