If You Feel Broke AF, These 42 Beauty Products Under $1 On Amazon Will Make You Look Like A Million Bucks

You know those days when all you want to do is head to a store for a little retail therapy in the form of bold lipsticks and hydrating sheet masks? Yeah, you’re not alone. You’re also not alone in feeling broke AF, counting your pennies trying to justify yet another beauty purchase. As any beauty lover knows, it ain’t cheap. When you start thinking about adding all the latest makeup, hair care, and skin care products to your collection, it's a lot of money. But never fear, because beauty products under $1 on Amazon actually exist. Yep.

If you’re a firm believer that your makeup bag should be able to overflow without your wallet totally draining, you’ll be happy to know that there are a whole slew of affordable beauty products on Amazon. And, since part of adulting is learning how to budget to not break the bank while still living our best lives, it only makes sense to look for all the best beauty products for a serious steal. And if you scour the pages of everybody’s favorite next-day delivery site, you'll find more products under $1 than your vanity will be able to handle.

So, if you’re sitting here scrolling through Instagram or Facebook, wishing you could afford the liquid lipsticks, manicures, and statement eye makeup palettes of the bloggers you follow, get excited because you’re just a scroll away from affordable goodies you can "add to cart" for pennies.

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1. This Hair Care Tool That Makes A Deep Clean Easier Than Ever

Scalpmaster Shampoo Brush, $0.55, Amazon

Craving a little head massage? Whether you just got a manicure or your nails simply aren’t long enough, this bristly silicone shampoo brush will help work your hair care into a lather to deliver a post-spa-worthy rinse — and can help stimulate blood flow to the scalp, which can even help out with hair growth. This little cult-favorite device has over 2,600 reviews.


2. This Brilliant Makeup Brush-Sponge Hybrid

Emubody Cosmetic Liquid Cream Foundation Concealer Sponge, $0.80, Amazon

You love beauty sponges, but you also love makeup brushes. How’s a girl to choose? It’s simple — don’t. Reach for one of these hybrid sponge brushes to stipple makeup onto every corner of your face without having to get your hands covered in foundation.


3. A Mermaid-Inspired Makeup Brush For Impeccable Powder Application

Fish Scale Makeup Brush, $0.69, Amazon

Whenever mermaids and makeup collide, it’s a safe bet to assume everyone and their BFF will want to get in on the colorful, aquatic accessory. This metallic fish scale makeup brush is no different, and it will effortlessly apply products like blush or finishing powder to your face.


4. These Nail Stickers That Will Help You Slay Mani Monday

TOPBeauty 72 Pieces Nail Vinyls Stencil Stickers Set, $0.31 ( 72 Pack), Amazon

Let’s be real, who has the cash to get a weekly statement mani? With these easy-to-use stickers you won’t need to. Simply press them on, paint over them, and show off your high-end manicure that actually only cost a buck. This comes with 24 different sheets, and can be used on the toes as well.


5. A Fan-Favorite Set of False Lashes With Over 1,000 Reviews

CJESLNA New 5 Pair Thick Crisscross Long False Eyelashes, $1 (5 Pairs), Amazon

As great as it’d be to head into a salon for some next level lash extensions, that can get pricey. With these thick falsies, you can achieve major volume for a fraction of the cost. With over 1,500 customers weighing in, it’s safe to say they’re worth $1. Reviewers say they look natural and the clear band makes them easy to wear without liner.


6. These Fun Gold Flash Tats For Beach Days And BBQs

Metallic Tattoo Sheets, $0.88, Amazon

These gold flash tattoos are an easy way to amp up any old outfit. They're also a fun way to glam up beach day looks and make great additions to gift bags for bachelorette parties. Put them pretty much anywhere — they're waterproof and made of non-toxic materials. This specific sheet comes with fifteen feather-shaped tats.


7. A Trendy And Comfortable Headband

ReNext Unisex Black Spring Wave Metal Hoop Hair Band, $1, Amazon

In case you haven't gotten the memo, headbands are back — and doesn't love a super simple way to take your hairstyle to the next level? This sleek black headband version is great for any hair texture or length, and has a wavy metal appearance.


8. This Mermaid-Inspired Lip Topper

TOPBeauty Waterproof Shimmer Lip Gloss, $0.62, Amazon

You've likely seen lip toppers like this scrolling through your Instagram feed, but until now, there hasn't been a high-shine lip topper out there for less than $15, let alone $1. This hydrating version has a unicorn vibe and looks purple, blue, or green, depending on the light.


9. A Shimmery Eyeshadow Perfect for Strobing

AMA(TM) Glitter Shimmer Eyeshadow, $0.99, Amazon

Cheekbones were the first facial feature to take on glazed donut-like shimmer, but nowadays high-shine lids and inner-eyes are just as eye-catching. With this ultra-shimmery cream eyeshadow, you'll be able to highlight anywhere on your face — and the silky powder delivers heavy pigment without appearing heavy on the face.


10. These Cuticle Trimmers For Those Pesky Hangnails

Practical Nail Art Cuticle Trimmer, $1 (2 Pack), Amazon

No cash for a professional manicure? No worries — with these pro nail cuticle trimmers, your nail beds will look freshly manicured in a cinch. They're made of durable stainless steel and ABS plastic, and one reviewer writes: "I love these little guys. They are so precision at getting your cuticle off without cutting or hurting you."


11. A Siren-Inspired Metallic Nail For Some Holographic Nails

TONSEE Mirror Nail Polish, $0.99, Amazon

Not only does this high-shine, metallic polish come in 12 colors, it also leaves nails looking luxuriously chic straight out of the bottle. The long-lasting gel-like formula will ensure that your nails look their best for up to 14 days.


12. A Densely Packed MUA-Approved Makeup Brush

Lisli Oval Makeup Brush, $0.99, Amazon

Seen all across Instagram and Snapchat in the palms of some of the beauty world's top beauty bloggers, you'll be shocked to find that achieving a pro-looking, airbrushed makeup look is less than $1 away. This round synthetic-bristled brush works on moisturizers, primers, liquids, creams, and powders.


13. These Silver And Gold Nail Make For Incredibly Easy Nail Art

3D Nail Art Charms, $0.99, Amazon

Want to do the easiest nail art ever? Consider adding these nail art charms to your cart. Designed to stud your nails to perfection, they're easy to apply over dry nails and can be quickly sealed with a top coat. They're even safe to use on your face for a fun festival look.


14. A Curved File For The Smoothest Nails Ever

Beauty Secrets Black Banana Nail File, $0.89, Amazon

Have you ever tried to file your nails with a straight nail file, wondering how on earth your manicurist is so capable of reaching the edges while you find it nearly impossible? The trick to perfecting your filing technique all comes down to the file you're using. With this finely-grained, curved file, you'll be able to reach the tightest corners of your nail beds for a perfectly buffed finish.


15. These Delicate Nail Brushes

TOOPOOT Nail Art Brushes, $0.28 (3 Pack), Amazon

Feeling ambidextrous? Or maybe your BFF will help you master both hands? Either way, with these finely-bristled nail brushes you'll be able to dot and design your manicure for a professional-looking finish. What's more, if you're the worst (SAME!) at staying within the lines, you can dip one of these little babies into acetone to easily clean up the edges for a salon-worthy set of nails.


16. This Glittery Liquid Eyeliner That Doubles As An Eyeshadow

Heng Fang Glitter Liquid Eyeliner, $0.54, Amazon

If you love adding a little glitter and sparkle to an eye look, try out a long-lasting, waterproof liner. At a fraction of a dollar, you'll be able to line and shadow your lids without having to worry about your bank account, and it comes in eight colors. One reviewer writes: "Has good pigment. Pretty and sparkles. Great edition to my makeup bag."


17. A Glow-in-the-Dark Nail Polish For An Out Of This World Look

DATEWORK Glow-in-the-Dark Nail Varnish, $0.81, Amazon

Neon? Check. High quality? Check. Non-toxic? Check. Environmentally-friendly? Check. Less than a dollar? Praise. Seriously, what more could you want from this fluorescent nail varnish? More colors? Lucky for you, they offer 20 of them.


18. A Nutrient-Rich Hydrating Body Bar Soap

Out of Africa Pure Shea Butter Bar Soap, $0.48, Amazon

When you imagine a gentle, creamy cleanser that leaves skin hydrated and healed, your mind most likely soars to not-so-modest prices. This nourishing complexion bar is made with incredibly moisturizing ingredients like milk protein, honey, and pure shea butter. It's safe for all skin types and has a light, pleasant scent.


19. These Convenient Tweezers That Easily Apply False Lashes

CCbeauty Professional False Eyelash Tweezers, $0.99, Amazon

Ever feel like a total klutz trying to apply falsies? Same. But with these precision eyelash tweezers, you'll be able to easily press your lashes into place easier than with a sharper set of eyebrow tweezers.


20. This Really Fancy Color-Changing Floral Lip Balm

St. Dona Color-Changing Lip Balm, $0.39, Amazon

If you want a subtle and natural lip look, try out this color-changing lip balm that works with your body temperature to produce a shade of pink that's totally unique to you. It's long-lasting, hydrating, and comfortable — and best of all, has an adorable flower right in the middle of the clear balm.


21. This Hot Pink Teasing Brush That's Practically Hair Magic

TONSEE Boar Bristle Teasing Brush, $0.50, Amazon

Want to add major volume to your hair look? Try out this hot pink boar's bristle teasing brush to bump up your roots or create a messy, lived-in hairstyle. Designed to both volumize and smooth strands, you'll be able to amplify texture without creating a giant knot. Yes, please.


22. A Sponge With A Flat Surface To Blend Out Larger Areas

Caetle Pro Makeup Sponge, $0.99, Amazon

A sponge is a great tool to blur out foundation without any streaks, and this particular model has a flat side that makes foundation application totally seamless. That sharp line also works to blend out contour or bake the face with powder.


23. An Ultra-Soft Makeup Remover Towel That Doesn't Require Cleanser

Microfiber Makeup Remover Cloth, $0.99, Amazon

If you want to get away with removing your makeup after a night out without all the cleansers — or you have particularly sensitive skin — consider adding this microfiber makeup remover cloth to your routine. Designed to be less abrasive on your skin, this super soft cloth rinses away all traces of makeup, dirt, and oil without drying your skin out. All it needs is some water to get to work.


24. This Easy-To-Use Nail Stamping Plate

WILLTOO Nail Art Stamping Plate, $0.59, Amazon

An alternative to nail stickers, this easy-to-use, stamping plate makes stenciling patterns into place easier than ever. Simply place and paint for the nail art of your dreams. One reviewer writes: "This plate was really easy to use, and I like that the size of each pattern wasn't too small."


25. These Nail Tape Strips For The Easiest At-Home French Manicure Ever

JASSINS Lot Nail Art Tip French Guide, $1 (10 Pack), Amazon

Giving yourself a DIY French manicure has never been easier thanks to these nail art tip guides. You'll get a sheet with ten strips — five for each hand. Simply place them on top of your freshly buffed nails and apply white varnish above the tape. Finish it off with a clear top coat and voila — the perfect, easiest, and cheapest French mani, ever.


26. This Decongesting Pore Strip That Gets Rid Of All The Dirt And Blackheads

LandFox Blackhead Pore Strips, $0.50, Amazon

Believe it or not, you don't need to spend the big bucks on professional extractions to get your pores free and clear. With this activated charcoal pore strip, you'll be able to decongest pores while vitamins A and E work to nourish skin all the while.


27. A High-Shine Highlighter Pencil

Baomabao Highlighter Pencil, $0.41, Amazon

For long-lasting eye looks, this shimmering highlight pencil can easily serve as a base coat for a bright eye look, or work as a highlight for the corner of the eyes. Reviewers say it goes on incredibly smooth.


28. This Roll Of Nail Stickers For A Trendy Manicure

Yoyorule Glitter Nail Foil, $0.98, Amazon

Have you witnessed Instagram's growing holographic nail trend? Whether you've fallen in love with foil nail accents or press-on holographic stickers, there's no denying that the end look is nothing short of eye-catching. With this affordable glitter nail foil sticker from Amazon, you'll finally be able to get in on the trend. Simply press it over bare or painted nails for a picture-perfect mani in minutes.


29. This Hydrating, Color-Changing Lipstick

Aloe Vera Color-Changing Lipstick, $0.88, Amazon

Aloe vera is known for its ultra-hydrating properties, but with this 99 percent aloe lipstick, not only will a single swipe quench your pout, but it will change colors according to your pH too. It's not sticky, made with plant-based ingredients, and will last a long time.


30. These Brow Pencils To Accentuate Your Arches

Toraway Pro Eyebrow Pencils, $0.79 (4 Pack), Amazon

If you change your hair color a lot or want to build up your makeup kit. These eyebrow pencils come in a set of four different shades to match lots of people. They'll create natural coverage and fill in any spots.


31. A Tear-Proof Mascara That Also Curls

TONSEE Waterproof Mascara, $0.50, Amazon

With tear-jerker shows like This Is Us on your radar, you may be leaning more and more towards a waterproof mascara. While many tear-proof mascaras cost a pretty penny, this curl-boosting, length-enhancing version swipes on for the protected lashes of your dreams for half a dollar. It's also a natural-looking brown shade for a subtler eye look.


32. A Flawless Foundation Brush That Has A Unique Feature

Baomabao Foundation Brush, $0.51, Amazon

Designed to deliver fast, controlled coverage, this synthetic makeup brush mimics some of the industry's most luxurious brushes without costing nearly as much. Simply squeeze your foundation into the round opening and blend your makeup without wasting so much product.


33. A Vampy Liquid Lipstick That Dries Completely Matte

TONSEE Liquid Matte Lipstick, $0.30, Amazon

A transfer-proof, long-lasting, smudge-proof liquid lipstick for under $1? Yep. While this formula goes on like a gloss, it will quickly dry into matte perfection so just be sure that you're well within the lines of your lips. It comes in 38 different shades, and is incredibly pigmented.


34. This Little Clip Extension For A Pop Of Color

Clip-In Hair Extension, $0.99, Amazon

Whether you're headed to a festival or want to switch up your style without cutting it, this clip-in hair extension can be a fun addition to your look. Clip it in and wear it down, or use it to add a chic wrap around your go-to ponytail — it's even safe to curl or straighten.


35. This BFF For Your Brows That Will Last All Day

IMAGIC Long Lasting EyeBrow Gel, $1, Amazon

If you've ever used brow pomade, then you're well aware of the sheer magic that it is. You're also probably pretty accustomed to dropping $15 to $30 on the arch-perfecting product. Not anymore. With this professionally-inspired pomade, you'll be able to sculpt and fill your arches without emptying your wallet. It even comes with a handy, foldable brush and spoolie that will fit right in your makeup bag.


36. This Silicone Brush That Makes Applying Face Masks Easier Than Ever

Silicone Masking Brush, $0.59, Amazon

When it's time to give your skin a little TLC, sometimes that relaxing experience quickly turns into a clay mess. That's where this silicone masking brush comes into play. Designed to flawlessly apply face masks, you won't have to worry about making a mess or rinsing any of your favorite product down the drain.


37. This Old-School Hair Clip

Hair Comb, $0.79 (10 Pack), Amazon

If you're not fantastic at styling your hair but want a quick special occasion look, consider pulling your hair back with these vintage-inspired hair combs. Part your hair down the middle or off to one side and use the comb to pull and pin your hair back into place. Voilá — a vintage look that took only minutes.


38. This Peel-Off Pore Perfecter That Seriously Works

TONSEE Peel-Off Charcoal Mask, $1, Amazon

Peel-off masks are having a serious moment right now. Unfortunately, a lot of the most buzzed-about brands come ranking in at higher price points, but that's not to say there aren't affordable masks to fulfill your craving. Take this peel-off charcoal mask, for example. Formulated to suction built-up makeup, dirt, and impurities out of your pores, it also helps to regulate oil secretion.


39. A Camouflaging Concealer That's Incredibly Creamy

Popfeel Full Cover Cream Concealer, $0.90, Amazon

Whether you're looking to conceal a blemish, brighten your facial high points, or camouflage dark circles, a full cover cream concealer can come in handy. If you're not familiar with creamy concealer pots, start your addiction off with this affordable version to see if they're for you.


40. A Shower Cap To Keep Your Hair Styles In Place

ASKCUT Cute Shower Cap, $0.99, Amazon

One of the easiest ways to look like a million bucks is to give yourself a nice blowout. Curl it, straighten it, put it in an updo — as long as your hair is done, you'll look polished and put together. And the easiest way to keep your hair looking fresh is with a simple shower cap. This one has a cute polka dot pattern and comes with a built-in elastic band to ensure no strands fall out and get wet.


41. This Herbal Hair Dye For DIY Streaks And Highlights

Temporary Hair Dye, $0.33, Amazon

Thinking you may want to play around with some hair color? Before making a permanent decision that could change the way you view your hair, consider coating your strands with this temporary hair dye. With the easy-to-use brush applicator, you'll be a pro DIY-er in no time — and it's made with pearl luster and natural plant extracts.


42. An Essential Nail Care Buffing Block

Fine Grit Buffing Block, $0.99, Amazon

If you've ever wondered why manicurists seem to have magical powers when it comes to creating a nail look that lasts, it's time to look into buffing blocks. When nail artists buff your nails before painting them, it gives the polish texture to adhere to for a longer-lasting mani. It's even washable.

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