Mar 12, 2023

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Wendy is a home commerce writer covering trends, news, and deals for Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, and Southern Living. She is devoted to scouring the internet and social media to find the newest and coolest products at the best prices. In her previous role as the editorial assistant for the Glitter Guide, she guided readers through a variety of fashion, beauty, wellness, and lifestyle product discovery journeys. Wendy has also written for multiple publications, including Insider, Fast Company, Brit + Co., and more. Wendy graduated from the Art Institute of New York City in 2012 with an associates degree in fashion marketing and merchandising, then completed a bachelor's degree in marketing with a minor in fashion journalism at LIM College in New York City in 2015.

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Summer is approaching, and the rising temps call for a little refresh. It's the perfect time of year to revamp your skincare routine and explore new beauty products that you've been itching to try. With Amazon's most-loved beauty section, you'll find thousands of customer-loved budget buys to upgrade your beauty bag.

We combed through all of the popular products from classic brands like Garnier and Neutrogena and discovered 14 outstanding products under $20 that will revive your beauty cabinet—and if that weren't enough, they're all currently on sale. From knock-out, glow-inducing bronzers to lightweight tinted serums, we’ve rounded up summer-ready formulas starting at $8.

Check out stellar deals on top-rated beauty finds below.


A delicate blend of vitamin E, along with chamomile, lavender, and purcellin oils, this body oil envelops dry skin with deep hydration that absorbs quickly. According to the brand, the best-selling body oil helps smooth texture and even out skin tone over time, and it can be used all over.

BUY IT: $21.49 (orig. $23.49);


These latex-free, super soft sponges seamlessly apply powder, cream, and liquid makeup. They can be handled wet or dry, and once you're done with them, just wash them with a little bit of mild soap, and they will be ready for another use.

BUY IT: $9.95 (orig. $12.99);


Garnier's iconic Micellar Water shines as an all-in-one cleanser that removes impurities and makeup while remaining gentle on sensitive skin. The line has expanded to include six other variations, but the original formula has earned more than 44,000 five-star ratings.

BUY IT: $7.97 (orig. $10.49);


Think of True Match's Lumi Glotion as the perfect sun-kissed glow in a bottle. The versatile cream works as a highlighter for the high points of the face, a foundation booster, and a standalone radiance enhancer. It's also infused with glycerin and shea butter to keep skin moisturized.

BUY IT: Starting at $10 (orig. $15.99);


The top-selling Butter Bronzer seamlessly blends into the skin thanks to its murumuru-powered formula, and it comes in seven shades to accommodate various skin tones. It's got a luxurious feel but a nice drugstore-friendly price tag.

BUY IT: $10.12 (orig. $16.49);


Dry skin isn't just reserved for the cooler months. This oil-free gel moisturizer can deliver up to 24 hours of hydration due to the purified hyaluronic acid. Shoppers have called it the "best moisturizer on the market," for dry, combination, and even oily skin types.

BUY IT: $11.28 (orig. $26.79);


If you want to thicken sparse brows, consider NYX's Micro Brow Pencil. One reviewer raved about the "very fine," precision tip being perfect for "making thin, light strokes." They also added that it "helps shape and fill in eyebrows with a natural effect."

BUY IT: $9.44 (orig. $11);


All eye creams are not made equal. This formula blends pro-retinol, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid to brighten, depuff, and smooth fine lines. Elevate the effects of the cooling metal tip by sticking it in the fridge for at least 20 minutes before using it.

BUY IT: $16.82 (orig. $27.99);


Maybelline's long-wear concealer provides crease-resistant full coverage for up to 30 hours with just a swipe. The unique comfort flex applicator is designed to apply product as well as help blend the concealer under your eye, making it a travel-friendly must-have.

BUY IT: $9.98 (orig. $11.99);


Waves and coils of all lengths and tightness can use this oil to moisturize, protect, and strengthen tresses. This luxurious scalp and hair treatment uses deep-penetrating ingredients like vitamin E, sunflower seed, olive, soybean, black cumin seed, jojoba, and castor oil to treat damage and promote hair health.

BUY IT: $11.99 (orig. $13.99);


Highly potent moisturizer meets SPF. This daily-use formula uses a proprietary Hexyl-R Complex to ward off lines, puffiness, and dark circles and keep skin radiant while SPF 30 protects against UVA and UVB rays. Shoppers have also said the moisturizer is "fantastic" for layering under skincare and makeup.

BUY IT: $24.97 (orig. $29.99);


Biosilk's classic Silk Therapy Duo is an astonishing 46 percent off and worth every penny. According to one reviewer, the shampoo and conditioner restored their "softness and shine" as well as elasticity leading to less breakage. "It smells amazing too," they added.

BUY IT: $15.38 (orig. $28.70);


Hot weather calls for lightweight complexion products, and this multi-tasking Tinted Serum Foundation feels airy, even when I've layered bronzer, blush, and highlighter on top. The 1 percent hyaluronic acid adds moisture to my combination skin but never feels heavy or oily in my T-zone.

BUY IT: $14.94 (orig. $19.99);


According to Aveeno, its conveniently packaged Dry Body Oil Mist can nourish and smooth skin in just a week. The formula is 98 percent naturally derived and includes potent skin quenchers like jojoba and oat oils. Anytime skin feels dull, dry, or rough, spritz a little of this on for instant relief.

BUY IT: $11.49 (orig. $14.16);