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The Broke Girl’s Guide To The Best Summer Beauty Launches

From our friends at The Zoe Report

by The Zoe Report

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Because you deserve to get the most bang for your beauty buck, we’ve rounded up the season’s best product launches under $20. Here, the 12 super-fresh skincare, makeup and hair buys that’ll have you looking gorgeous all summer long, and luckily, you can afford all of them at once. That’s what we consider money well spent.


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Bold lipstick

This gel formula gives your pout a pretty wash of color without drying out your lips.

NYX Cosmetics, Plush Gel Lipstick in 'Air Blossom,' $7, available at NYX Cosmetics.

Micellar water for sensitive skin

Soak a cotton pad with this gentle-yet-effective solution to remove even the most stubborn makeup.

La Roche-Posay, Physiological Micellar Water For Sensitive Skin, $20, avialable at Target.

Tinted body lotion

Moisturize with this streak-free, washable self-tanning lotion. Our favorite part is its vacation-ready scent.

Soap & Glory, The Righteous Butter Instant Sunkissed Tinted Body Lotion, $12, available at Target.

Nude eyeshadow base

Prep your lids for eye shadow and prevent creasing on long days.

Essence, I LOVE STAGE Eyeshadow Base, $4, available at Target.

Volume hair spray

Make your hair look fuller instantly by spritzing the roots for a long-holding lift.

L'Oreal Paris, Advanced Hairstyle Boost It High Lift Creation Spray, $4, available at Target.

Spider eyes mascara

Spider lashes are back. Get the look with this waterproof mascara.

Maybelline, Volum' Express The Colassal Spider Lash Mascara, $8, available at Target.

Summer approved bronzer

Lying in the sun damages your skin, so fake a believable glow with this matte bronzer.

Physicians Formula, Bronzer Light/Pastel, $15, available at Target.

Reusable false lashes

Natural-looking lashes you can use again and again. Sold!

Eylure, Lengthening No. 115, $5, available at Ulta.

Glowy highlighter

Apply this highlighter on your cheekbones, cupid's bow and brow bone to look dewy and fresh every day of the week.

Sonia Kashuk, Knock Out Beauty Skin Glow in 'Golden Gloves,' $20, available at Target.

Summer-approved shampoo

Perfect for sun-damaged summer hair, this shampoo deep cleans and refreshes with a cool minty feeling.

John Frieda Hair Care, Beach Blonde Cool Dip Purifying Shampoo, $3, available at Target.

Tinted lip balm

Juicy lips this way. This balm will keep them moisturized all day.

e.l.f., Tinted Lip Balm in 'XO Red,' $2, available at Target.

Balm-to-oil cleanser

Melt away even the most stuck-on mascara with this solid-to-oil cleansing balm.

Pixi by Petra, Nourishing Cleansing Balm, $20, available at Target.