10 New Beauty Products Under $40 That Actually Work

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Spring launches are coming in fast, with some amazing products launching over the next few months, so if you want to get ahead of the game you should start building your spring makeup bag now and looking for those trending, cult products before they sell out.

Don’t worry, we’ve done the hard work for you and found all the coolest products, and luckily, these work just as hard as high-end products but they won’t break the bank!


1. Clinique Moisture Surge Hydrating Supercharger Concentrate 

Clinique Moisture Surge Hydrating Supercharger Concentrate available here. 

This antioxidant-infused water-gel is changing the game. In scientific terms, it delivers a 179% moisture boost. But what’s really special about it is its ability to instantly plump and smooth your skin. We’ve never tried a serum like this before. It’ll boost your hydration levels for 24 hours stopping dryness, environmental stress, and premature aging! Buy it here.


2. Chantecaille Brightening Eye Kajal

Chantecaille Brightening Eye Kajal available here.

Ever feel like your eyes betray you in the morning? You want to look wide-awake, not red-eyed and tired. This eye pencil is going to fix that. You heard it here first. At its core, it’s a nude eyeliner that, when applied to your waterline, will make your eyes pop and appear larger, brighter and awake. But the revolutionary thing about it is that it’s infused with aloe, so it’ll soothe your eyes, wake them up and refresh them. Buy it here.


3. Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Eye Cream

Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Eye Cream available here.

The newest addition to the Youth To The People line promises to visibly firm your eye area. I’ll be honest, this near the top of my wishlist right now, thanks to the superfood complex it’ll reduce fine lines, repair dryness and make your eye area firmer. There’s nothing wrong with preventing the signs of aging! Buy it here.


4. Shiseido White Lucent OnMakeup Spot Correcting Serum 

Shiseido White Lucent OnMakeup Spot Correcting Serum available here.

This magical looking product is a spot corrector and concealer all in one. When you use it on a pesky spot or dark area, it’ll not only cover it up, it’ll work on making sure it’s gone asap. You can use this under eyes, on lines, and it’ll reduce the appearance of spots over time. Double duty makeup never looked so good! Buy it here.


5. Sunday Riley C.E.O Cleansing Oil

Sunday Riley C.E.O Cleansing Oil available here.

Sunday Riley always formulates amazing products, this cleansing oil works wet or dry and does everything we need. It’ll dissolve dirt, debris, oil, micro-pollution particles and make your skin look soft, supple, and renewed. It also contains turmeric to even skin tone and boost radiance. For what it is, the price is amazing! Buy it here.


6. Boscia Tsubaki Swirl Hydration Moisturizer

Boscia Tsubaki Swirl Hydration Moisturizer available here.

I love Boscia, their dreamy whipped products look amazing on a bathroom shelf and work really hard. This moisturizer combines a gel and a cream formula, which hydrates your skin without being too heavy. It contains Tsubaki oil and rice bran to deliver hydration and nourishment to your skin. It might look fantastical, but you’ll see instant results. Your skin will be plump, healthy, and glowing! Buy it here.

7. Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick available here.

You’ve tried the other best-selling lipsticks, this matte lipstick is brand new and formulated to create a fuller lip effect. Unlike nude matte lipsticks that dry out eventually, this one contains 3D glow pigments to create the illusion of wide and full lips, and orchid extract to create a cashmere finish that doesn’t dry out. There’s a reason Charlotte Tilbury always features on our lists, the products are always incredible! Buy it here.

8. Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lightning Blush

Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lightning Blush available here.

Spring calls for a lighter, glowing look, and Hourglass knows that. When they formulated their Ambient Strobe Lightning Blush, they combined the illuminating effects of their Lightning Powder with modern, glowing hues. The whole idea of this blush is to create a lit-from-within color, which is really on trend this season. It’s all about looking super healthy, and a pop of this blush on your cheeks will give you a healthy otherworldly glow while blurring your skin. Buy it here.

9. Bobbi Brown Glow Stick 

Bobbi Brown Glow Stick available here.

This stick is going to be your staple this Spring/Summer. This creamy highlighter delivers an instant sun-kissed glow that lasts all day. It’s meant to be the perfect vacation staple because you can use it anywhere without a mirror, it’s emollient-rich so won’t dry out your skin and can be blended easily with your fingers. Basically, it’s sunshine in a stick. Buy it here.

10. Dr. Jart+ Dermaclear Micro Gel Cleanser

Dr. Jart+ Dermaclear Micro Gel Cleanser available here.

Dr. Jart+ is my go-to when my skin is seriously playing up, this cleanser is perfect for that time of the month or if you just can’t find a way to get your skin back to its glory days. It’s an all-in-one cleanser with moisturizing capsules. It melts makeup away and removes impurities while brightening, toning, and softening skin. Perfect for busy girls! Buy it here.
An all-in-one cleanser with moisturizing capsules that removes all makeup and impurities to visibly brighten, tone, and soften. Buy it here.


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