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How to Get an Entire Makeup Look for $25

As collegiettes, there come times when we have to get out of our leggings and actually look put-together. And often, this means putting on makeup. But let’s face it, makeup is expensive. With student loans, rent, and all the fun college things we have to pay for, there’s not room in the budget to spend hundreds on makeup. However, there are tons of budget-friendly makeup brands out there so we’ve come up with a complete makeup look for under $25. And it even includes bronzer and eye shadow!

1. Revlon ColorStay Foundation ($7.01)

This foundation is a great inexpensive drugstore option that still provides amazing coverage.

2. e.l.f. Studio Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder ($3)

This set is perfect for contouring and comes in four different color options, so you’ll find one that’s perfect for your skin tone!

3. Maybelline Expert Wear Eyeshadow Duo ($4.99)

Pick your favorite color combo and use this duo for your lid and crease. Your eyes will look flawless!

4. Maybelline Define-A-Line Eyeliner ($3.95)

With a variety of colors, this liner is a must-use. And its super creamy and precise!

5. Maybelline Volum’ Express The Colossal ($5.27)

You can’t go wrong with this amazing drugstore mascara. It coats each individual lash for amazing volume!

6. e.l.f. Essential Lipstick ($1)

These lipsticks are super creamy and come in a wide range of colors.

There you have it—an entire makeup look for under $25!

Emily is a 21 year old from Alexandria, Virginia who studies marketing at Clemson University. She's an avid traveler and a huge concert junkie, with a knack for nail art. After studying in London she fell in love with the city, and hopes to move to New York and eventually London in the pursuit of a career in fashion. Follow her! Twitter: xxem_ily, Instagram: @em_smoot
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