Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Our Top Cali-Cool Makeup Finds Under $11!
There's not much we like more than a cheap thrill. And when it comes to beauty products, it's twice as nice to not have to pay a pretty penny to look and feel good. Thankfully some of our top makeup magic tricks are actually crazy-cheap and insanely effective. And you can rest assured that we've asked the experts who not only swear by these wallet-friendly finds, but also would actually pick these pieces over the more expensive ones any day. So, go wild and buy all six of our under $11 picks from the best way to achieve heel heaven to cheek and lip shimmer—and leave the guilt at the department store beauty counter.
Snap up these six smart beauty buys:
1. Thymes Essentials Foot Soak, $5.
Running all over town from work to summer soirées can leave your feet battered, bruised, and hurtin'. This deodorizing foot soak relieves swelling, aches, and pains to leave your tootsies ready for the next big adventure.
2. Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custome Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner, $11
Three shimmery shades of eyeliner and a brush for 11 bucks? Too good to be true! These stackable little gems come in brown, purple, and black--perfect for customizing the look of your peepers and they're smudge-proof so no raccoon eyes at the end of the night.
3. Maybelline Lash Stiletto Ultimate Length Mascara, $7
The little brush tucked inside this sexy mascara grips lashes and stretches them to stiletto lengths. Get the blackest black shade to have patent-leather looking lashes in one coat.
4. Pacifica Solid Perfumes, $9
These handy teeny tins hold organic soy and coconut wax in their pretty-patterned packages. Spiked with Pacifica's essential and natural oils, these sweet-smelling solids are perfect for tossing in your purse and are cute enough to give as a gift.
5. Stila Travel Girl Palettes in Road to Radiance Across the USA, $10
Stila's slim palette has four eye-shadow shades and a blush inspired by a road trip across the states. The plum Southern Belle and pink Valley Girl are divine if you want to make a statement and City Chick and shimmery champagne Snow Bunny are a little more mellow. As Miley would say, it's a party in the USA!
6. Rimmel London Lasting Finish Pro Nail Enamel, $4
With a variety of shades, ranging from trendy aqua to classic pale pink, this $4 nail polish can't be beat. You can go from wet-to-dry digits in under a minute, which is seriously a lifesaver for those last-minute pedis before you hit the beach.
R29 Giveaway: Want to get a little more beauty love? Just tell is the comments of this story what your fave summer getaway is, and we'll hook up the five most inspirational vacay destinations with a Pretty in Paris palette from Stila!