The internet takes no prisoners when it comes to beauty. And if a product doesn't work, it *will* get raked over the coals. So whenever something gets universally-lauded—at a wallet-friendly price, no less—attention must be paid and a trip to the drugstore is in order. Like, ASAP. Here, find the makeup bargains that the internet cannot stop waxing on about.
Soft is the word for this beloved blusher. The sheer pressed powder goes on smooth, blends like a dream, and doesn't fade. But what we love most is how well the diverse range of colors work on *all* skin tones.
NYX Cosmetics HD Blush, $7; ulta.com.
Bronzers can be tricky, but any woman will find solace in this smooth, pressed-powder option that always reads natural-looking thanks to its easy blend-ability and shades that never skew too muddy or orange. A believable sun-kissed look will *never* come cheaper than this.
Rimmel London Natural Bronzer, $5; ulta.com.
A concealer that covers blemishes and actually heals them at the same time is a rarity, but this wand does just the trick with a touch of salicylic acid and calming natural ingredients like chamomile and aloe. It's high coverage without caking on pores, so you can wear it all day long—no touchups required.
Almay Clear Complexion Concealer, $7; amazon.com.
Cat eye enthusiasts are discerning because they *have* to be, so this super-fine-tipped pen's ability to make drawing precise lines a breeze sans dragging, smudging, or fading literally makes it a godsend.
L'Oréal Linear Intense Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner, $9; ulta.com.
The suede-like texture of these pressed-powder blushes makes for not-too-shimmery, buildable color that never looks like a cake-y mess. And the colors complement each other for a soft, youthful glow. Not too shabby for $6.
e.l.f. Blush Palette, $6; target.com.
What some have hailed as *the* dupe for Tom Ford's Illuminating Primer, this gel-like primer will blur pores out of sight, Photoshop-style, and turn your visage into the smoothest of canvases for a stays-put face beat. It's especially beloved by those with sensitive skin as it's non-irritating.
Maybelline New York Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Primer, $5; amazon.com.
Unicorn mascara alert: This ultra-plush mascara is made with a unique formula of panthenol and ceraminde-R that perfectly balances length, thickness, and a fanned-out effect while never clumping or flaking. Oh, and it's easy to remove too!
L'Oréal Voluminous Carbon Black Volume Building Mascara, $8; ulta.com.
This silky gloss is never sticky, plumps up lips, moisturizes, and delivers impressive shine thanks to its tiny, light-reflecting spheres. And from Sky Pink (pictured) to Fatal Apple, the sheer colors are so good you'll want to collect 'em all.
Revlon Super Lustrous Lip Gloss, $5; target.com.
Long-wear isn't just a claim, it's an understatement. This glossy lip color lasts up to 16 hours without feathering while delivering a hydrating, shiny wash of vivid color. The secret? It comes with a moisturizing top coat that locks everything in.
CoverGirl Outlast All Day Lipcolor, $9; drugstore.com.
No disrespect to all the other bargains, but this may be the greatest steal of all time. At a time where highlighter is everything, this $4 velvet-like champagne powder will illuminate all the high planes of your face with its shimmery, pearlescent pigments for a flawless, the-sun-is-hitting-me-at-all-the-right-angles effect. You're welcome.
Wet n' Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder, $4; wetnwild.com.