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

by Stephanie Montes
Ivan Lattuada

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.


Bold Lipstick

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

Micellar Water For Sensitive Skin

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

Tinted Body Lotion

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

Nude Eye Shadow Base

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

Volume Hair Spray

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

Spider-Eyes Mascara

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

Summer-Approved Bronzer

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

Reusable False Lashes

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

Glowy Highlighter

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

Summer-Approved Shampoo

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

Tinted Lip Balm

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

Balm-To-Oil Cleanser

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