9 Budget Back to School Beauty Essentials ...


The fall signals the start of shorter days, leaves changing color and stocking up on back to school beauty essentials! No matter what grade I was in, shopping for school supplies and clothes was always my favorite part aside from seeing my friends again. I’ve created a short list of some affordable beauty items that’ll come in super handy for school, let’s get started!

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E.l.f. 32 Piece Eye Shadow Palette in Warm

E.l.f. 32 Piece Eye Shadow Palette in Warm Price: $5 at target.com
A neutral eye shadow palette is definitely a must-have back to school beauty essential. This palette from e.l.f. comes with 32 flattering colors with neutrals as well as some plums and pastels. Budget-friendly and sure to accentuate all of your looks, pick up this palette to create tons of looks that are both work and school appropriate!


Maybelline Volum' Express Mega Plush Mascara

Maybelline Volum' Express Mega Plush Mascara Price: $5.94 at target.com
I can’t get over the cute color combo on this beauty essential for school! Aside from the eye-appealing packaging, this mascara works wonders with its gel-mousse formula to lengthen and volumize your lashes to new lengths! Keep one for your bathroom and one for on-the-go touchups in case you get an impromptu invite to a party!


Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup Price: $12.99 at target.com
If you’re going to drop a little more cash on one back to school beauty essential, use it on foundation. Neutrogena’s Healthy Skin foundation comes in 12 shades and purports to maintain your skin’s healthy look with its blend of antioxidants and sunscreen. If you hate the look and feel of heavy foundations, this smooth and lightweight formula is right up your alley!


Maybelline Gel Eye Liner

Maybelline Gel Eye Liner Price: $6.99 at target.com
Pack this gel eye liner in your beauty school beauty bag to accentuate and instantly wake up eyes or create a dramatic cat eye. Gel liners can take a little getting used to in the beginning because it’s different using the brush as opposed to a thin pencil or pen. But, they’re so versatile and long-lasting that you might ditch the pencil and liquid liners for good!


InterDesign Pebblz Shower Caddy with Chrome Handle

InterDesign Pebblz Shower Caddy with Chrome Handle Price: $14.99 at walmart.com
Shower caddies are a back to school beauty essential for practically everyone. Use these cute and colorful caddies or use them to tote all of your bath and beauty essentials. With these carriers you’ll never have to worry about forgetting another one of your must-have bath products or your laundry detergent and fabric softener.


Yes to Cucumbers Face Cleanser Towelettes

Yes to Cucumbers Face Cleanser Towelettes Price: $5.99 at target.com
Facial cleansing towelettes are also a budget beauty essential for school! You know you’re going to have some late nights studying, hanging out or out having fun and it’s a big no-no to go to bed without washing your makeup off. The easiest solution to this dilemma is to swiftly swipe your face with these cleansing towelettes, dab on some moisturizer and you’re ready to hit the hay.


Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo Spray

Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo Spray Price: $2.74 at target.com
Just like the facial cleansing cloths, a good dry shampoo is a back to school beauty essential. It’ll cut out serious time from your morning routine for those days you’re running late or use it to create lots of volume. There are lots of dry shampoos to choose from but there aren’t too many that is as cheap and effective as Suave’s!


EOS Organic Lip Balm Sphere

EOS Organic Lip Balm Sphere Price: $2.99 at target.com
EOS makes organic lip balms in the most charming little spheres but their soothing and moisturizing formula is what makes them back to school beauty essentials. If you’re a fan of light formula and sweetly scented balms, you’ll love this! I personally prefer a thicker balm for my dry lips but I still pick up these lip balms to use on the side because they’re all natural and paraben-free.


Gud Body Lotion

Gud Body Lotion Price: $6.99 at target.com
This budget beauty essential for school smells great, moisturizes dry fall skin all without any creepy chemicals like parabens, phthalates or petrochemicals. Gud products which are part of Burt’s Bees are cruelty-free and 97% natural. Choose from fun fragrances like Floral Cherrynova, Vanilla Flame and Orange Petalooza, all of these scents are sure to lift your mood and put a smile on your face!

Back to school beauty essentials don’t have to cost a lot of money to make you look and feel great! It’s always hard to get back into the swing of things after a break but these beauty essentials can help you feel just a little bit better about early morning classes and writing papers. What item is your must-have back to school beauty product?

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Omg these are so awesomely affordable:'D

I love E.l.f and I always carry my Eos lip balm in raspberry pomegranate

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