Looking to treat yourself to a few new products? We’ve searched high and low for the best beauty buys to fill your make-up bag with – and it costs just £9.98 for the lot!

The foundation

2true Smooth Matte Foundation, £1.99, Superdrug

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Foundation is most women’s beauty staple, but it’s hard to find a decent one at a good price! This one is great – it’s not too thick and gives good coverage without blocking up your pores.

The concealer

MUA Hide & Conceal Concealer in Natural, £1, Superdrug

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Always apply concealer after foundation, and use it to disguise the things that your foundation doesn’t hide. The lipstick shape of this stick makes it really easy to use, as you can simply draw it onto the places you want to cover before blending it in.

The mascara

Makeup Revolution Amazing Lengths Mascara, £1.50, Superdrug


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Make the most of your eyes with a coat of mascara. The teeny tiny bristles on this brush make sure that every single lash is lengthened to widen your eyes. Use on your lower lashes, as well as your upper ones, for extra impact.

The eyeliner

Essence Longlasting Pencil Eyeliner in 01 Black Fever, £1.50, Wilko

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A quick slick of eyeliner makes all the difference to your face, but can be tricky to apply! If you’re an eyeliner newbie – start by using a pencil liner (like this one above!) to draw along your upper lash line, from the inner to outer corners. This basic beauty hack will help you to create the illusion of thicker, fuller eyelashes.

The blusher

MUA Blusher in Bon Bon, £1, Superdrug

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Blusher is a failsafe way to disguise a washed out complexion, as it instantly brightens your skintone. Smile, and sweep this over the apples of your cheeks for a naturally flushed look.

The powder

Miss Sporty So Matte Perfect Stay Smooth Pressed Powder, £1.99, Boots

update your makeup bag: miss sporty powderHelp your foundation to stay put all day by dusting a little powder over the top of your finished look. This one is a must-have for oily skin, as it helps to keep that mid-afternoon shine at bay – and even comes with a handy mirror for touch-ups on the go!

The lipgloss

Make-Up Gallery Dare to Bare Sheer Lip Gloss in Peachy, £1, Poundland

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Poundland may not sound like the obvious place to stock up on cosmetics, but their new Make Up Gallery range includes some amazing products! This peachy gloss gives lips a pretty wash of colour for a wearable daytime look.


What bargain make-up products do you swear by? Let us know in the comments!