The 10 Best Discount Makeup Sites On The Internet To Find Cheap Cosmetics

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So you want great skin, those carved-out cheekbones, absolutely no hint of under-eye circles, and bright, pouty lips? If your beauty wish list is long, but your budget is more aligned with the drugstore aisles, you’re in luck because we're about to reveal the best discount makeup websites where you can shop for the best cheap makeup to your heart's content.

You absolutely don’t have to sacrifice quality for quantity. In fact, your makeup bag can be overflowing with all kinds of high-quality, name brand products. If you know where to go, you can have all the things that make you feel fabulous and still pay your rent on time.

No need to scour the Internet — we did the work for you. Here's where you can get the best discount makeup online.

1. Amazon

You already use Amazon to binge-watch some of your favorite shows, and your apartment is stocked with all kinds of weird, inexpensive finds you found while browsing. But did you know you can find some pretty legit beauty brands on the site?

This nude palette is a clear winner. You get 12 shades of universally flattering eyeshadow for less than ten bucks.

(L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow, $8)

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2. Gilt

Everyone knows you can score a great pair of designer jeans for a price that more closely mirrors the GAP. But Gilt has you covered in the beauty department, too. Although you have to sign up for the website in order to purchase anything, it’s a small price to pay for the hefty discounts you’ll find, like a 24-karat gold face mask that normally retails for $130.

You can get that coveted find for just $25 on Gilt. Bonus: Rue La La and HauteLook are similar sites with deals just as tempting.

(24K Gold Collagen Facial Mask, $26)​

3. Target

You know the joke and you’ve shared all the memes: You walk into Target for some toilet paper and you end up leaving with a cart full of things you didn’t know you needed (and probably don’t need).

Next time you’re roaming the aisles, make sure the beauty section is your first stop. In fact, plan a separate trip just to snag their the best of their natural and Korean beauty product lines.

(Whamisa by Glow Recipe Green Tea Moisturizer, $17.99)

4. Image Beauty

When there’s over 1,000 brands to choose from, you’re bound to find something to put in your shopping cart, especially when those name brand products are available at steep discounts. Grab some mascara, try a new lipstick, buy another face mask (a girl can never have too many face masks), and hey, maybe even experiment with a new fragrance while you’re at it.

(Bare Minerals 'You Had Me At A Glow' Dimensional Powder Palette, $31.49)

5. QVC

No, it’s not just a channel your grandma likes to watch. Turns out, she’s onto something. The infomercial giant has hundreds of beauty brands at competitive prices. You don’t even have to turn on the TV. So go ahead, order your favorites from your computer or phone on your lunch break or in between subway stops.

(Julep So Plush Lip Gloss 4-piece Set, $38.52)

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6. Buy Me Beauty

Whether you’re treating yourself or sticking to those tried-and-true drugstore picks, you’re going to get a great deal here. The site offers discounted and discontinued brand name products for bargain basement prices.

(Elizabeth Arden Defining Mascara, $7.50)

7. Sephora

If you’re thinking Sephora? Really? Hear us out. The beauty giant we all know and love features weekly blow-out sales, in which a selection of popular products is deeply discounted. Depending on the week, score sunless tanner for more than 50 percent off or splurge for a Foreo cleanser while you can get $44 off the normal price.

(St. Tropez Tanning Essentials: In Shower Gradual Tan, $12.50)

8. Beauty Encounter

You could scroll for hours on this discount beauty site (and probably will). Choose from a wide selection of makeup, fragrances, skincare, haircare, and bath products. Go for discounted luxury brands or grab those drugstore staples. This site has it all.

(Shiseido Sheer and Perfect Foundation SPF 18, $12.50)

9. Ipsy

You love beauty products so much that you can’t settle on a regular rotation, you just have to have them all. Ipsy has heard you loud and clear. They’ll send you a makeup bag full of five samples or full-size beauty products every month for just $10. So yes, you really can have it all.

(Personalized monthly makeup and beauty sample subscription, $10/month)

10. Glambot

Founded by a self-proclaimed “makeup hoarder,” this discount makeup site brings you steeply discounted beauty products that are guaranteed to be real and in usable condition. Browse the site to snag rare and discounted makeup finds from cult favorite brands like NARS, Anastasia, MAC, and Laura Mercier.

(Benefit Brow Zings Brow Shaping Kit Light, $32)

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Brigitt Earley is a freelance writer and editor based in NJ. She's a new mom, runs an Instagram account full of the most delicious food she can find, and loves to hate a good barre class. See her work or follow her food adventures @literallyallthefood.


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