15 Under-$10 Beauty Buys At Ulta

You probably have a friend who's always first to hear about all of the best beauty deals. You know, the one who snags a magical $5 lipstick at Sephora before it sells out everywhere, or gets the world's best haircut through the local salon's free apprentice workshop. Sure, you're happy for them...with a tinge of jealousy.
So in an effort to make sure that you're the one in the know, we've made it our mission to keep tabs on the best deals at our favorite beauty retailers. First, we tackled Sephora. Next up? Ulta. Ahead, we've rounded up 15 of the best beauty buys online and in-store that won't cost you more than a movie ticket. Happy shopping!
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Maybelline's Loaded Bolds lipstick collection is a drugstore treasure. The creamy, balm-like formula deposits an opaque layer of color that feels comfortable on the lips all day. Our favorite, universally flattering shade? Dynamite Red.

Maybelline Loaded Bolds Lipstick in Dynamite Red, $7.49, available at Ulta Beauty.
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If you don't yet have an A+ crease brush in your kit, add it to your shopping list — stat. This one has fluffy, soft bristles, making it a great option to reach for to blend out harsh eyeshadow lines.

E.L.F. Cosmetics Crease Brush, $3, available a Ulta Beauty.
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Those with sensitive skin or eczema will love this soothing hand cream from SkinFix. It's loaded with calming ingredients, like aloe vera and vitamin E.

SkinFix Ultra Rich hand Cream, $9.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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This mascara's tapered plastic wand lets you grab every last lash and coat it with the volumizing formula.

Catrice Glamour Doll Volume Mascara Waterproof, $6.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Gloss enthusiasts will be won over by these pigmented lip lacquers that shine without stickiness.

Essence Liquid Lipstick in Colour Party, $3.49, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Thanks to a potent blend of cupuacu and cocoa butter, this cream helps to smooth, hydrate, and protect hair as you hit it with heat from your styling tools.

Carol's Daughter Chocolät Smoothing Blow Dry Cream, $9.50, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Pair this micellar water with a few cotton rounds to remove your base makeup in one fell swoop.

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water, $8.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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This refreshing pink facial mist is packed with skin-loving ingredients like aloe vera juice, rosewater, and thyme leaf extract.

Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs, and Rosewater, $7, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Brush this tinted gel through your brows to fake a bit more thickness and hold the hairs neatly in place.

Essence Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara, $2.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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This hydrating balm imparts a rosy, your-lips-but-better flush.

Burt's Bees Tinted Balm in Rose, $4.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Alpha hydroxy acids — which you'll find in this toner — smooth, brighten, and help keep acne at bay.

Botanics All Bright Cleansing Toner, $7.49, available at Ulta Beauty.
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This brow pencil has a super-skinny tip that's perfect for sketching realistic brow hairs among your existing ones.

NYX Cosmetics Micro Brow Pencil, $9.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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This classic, coconut-scented sea-salt spray adds beachy texture to your waves without making them hard and crunchy.

John Frieda Beach Blonde Ocean Waves Sea-Salt Spray, $9.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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The 12 shadows in this palette are so silky, pigmented, and blendable, that we'd pick it up for $27 without a second thought. The fact that it's only $7 makes our day.

Makeup Revolution Iconic 3 Redemption Eyeshadow Palette, $7, available at Ulta Beauty.
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You can look forward to the most seamless foundation application ever with these sponges — just make sure to dampen them first.

Ulta Beauty Makeup Blending Sponge Duo, $10, available at Ulta Beauty.
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