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Metro Beauty Awards: Best Budget Buys

Made for the budget-conscious shopper, getting pretty is possible with these affordable yet amazing choices!

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Pond’s Age Miracle Wrinkle Corrector Day Cream SPF 18 PA++. At leading supermarkets

Want a no-fuss day cream with anti-aging benefits? Pond’s entry is a great choice for its Retinol-C complex that works 24 hours to reduce wrinkles for a youthful glow!


Revlon ColorStay Brow Pencil. At Watsons

A must-have in your makeup kit, this brow pencil is able to fill in sparse brows immediately and easily.


Ever Bilena x Kris Aquino Matte Matic Lipstick in Love. At SM Beauty

Definitely one of our favorite celebrity collaborations of the year, this lippie by the Queen of All Media is a sure win in the good buys category for its affordability and its efficiency in terms of color saturation. It provides moisture, highly pigmented color in a pretty matte finish perfect for lots of skin tones!


L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Contour Contour & Highlight Palette. At Watsons

A 2-in-1 face powder and contour palette is a must for busy gals on-the-go.


Monea Curl Defining Milk. At Watsons

‘Tis the time to embrace your natural (or salon-given) curls! Enhance its appearance with a product that helps avoid frizz and gives a natural bounce.


BYS Peach 2 Eyeshadow Palette. At Watsons

Beauty vlogger or not, a warm palette like this is a must for creating of-the-moment eyes!


The Mini Make Up Eraser Melon 3-Pack. At

A miracle product of sorts, this ultra-soft cleansing cloth removes the most stubborn of makeup with just warm water.


Vaseline Healthy White Sun+Pollution Protection Lotion. At leading supermarkets

Whitening has never been this easy. Moisturizing your skin while keeping it protected is achievable with Vaseline.


Revlon Matte Balm. At Watsons

Add a natural pop of color to your lips with Revlon’s colored balm line, our pick for effortless days.


Careline Graph-Ink Liner Waterproof. At Landmark Department Store

Create graphic-outlined eyes with an eyeliner that literally looks and works like a marker pen!


Pond’s Flawless Radiance Derma+ BB+ Cream SPF 30 PA++. At leading supermarkets

Add a touch of color and protect from the sun with this budget pick!


L’Oreal Infallible Total Cover 24-Hr Foundation. At PCX

As the name suggests, this affordable foundation is able to withstand long days for busy women like you!


L’Oreal Lash Paradise Mascara. At Watsons

A mascara that curls and lengthens but does not clump—what’s not to love?


Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips. At Watsons

Keep your pout hydrated with a pocket-sized tub of your favorite Petroleum jelly!


Revlon PhotoReady Color Correcting Pen. At Watsons

Correct skin discoloration with one swipe of this easy-use wand!


Revlon Nail Enamel Holochrome Collection. At Watsons

Add a bit of shine and sparkle to those pointers with this adorable shade!


Ever Bilena Liquid Lipstick. At Landmark Department Store

Easy on the pocket and effective, one tube is great for days when you forgot to bring your lipstick!


Céleteque Acne Clearing Facial Moisturizing Gel. At leading supermarkets

Slather on after cleansing and toning to ensure protection against acne attacks.


Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash. At leading supermarkets

Add some affordable luxury to your daily bath experience via a body wash that smells great, softens, and hydrates for supple skin!


Céleteque Anti-Aging Pore Tightening Serum. At leading supermarkets

Because honestly, who wants enlarged pores? A few drops of this powerful serum ensures minimized pores for a flawless face!


Product photography by Ronan Capili