Allure Mag Selects Affordable, Awesome Products

Top picks in categories including makeup, body, hair and skin.

Oct. 4, 2010— -- You don't need to break the bank -- just a $10 bill -- to get gorgeous, as long as you know where to look for the best beauty bargains.

Allure executive editor Kristin Perrotta shared with "GMA" some of the cheap thrills featured in the October issue of the magazine. All 31 products are priced under $9 and some as little as a buck. Low-priced but high-quality, each one passed Allure's rigorous testing process and were proclaimed a real deal.

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The products are divided into four categories: makeup, body, hair and skin. All 31 could be yours for the cost of a single high-end anti-aging cream.

See some of the winners below and pick up the October issue of "Allure" magazine for more stunning steals.


Maybelline New York EyeStudio Color Pearls Marbleized Eye Shadow -- in Carbon Frost ($6.99)Blend the sooty charcoal with the pearlized pink for delicate smoky eyes -- or wear one shade alone when you want either dark or light.

Mark Save the Day Anti-Acne Concealer Stick ($8)This opaque cover-up contains 2 percent salicylic acid to help clear blemishes as it camouflages.

Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer -- in Raisin ($5)All-natural ingredients and lip-quenching emollients in a sheer berry shade that looks gorgeous on everyone.


Dial NutriSkin With Fruit Oil Grape Seed Oil and Lemongrass Ultra Hydrating Body Wash ($3.99)The citrusy fragrance is sophisticated; fruit oil-filled microbeads burst upon lathering, making showers more fun (and more moisturizing!).


Suave Professionals Weather Protection 365 Anti-Frizz and Flyaway Cream Gel ($2.49)This combines the moisturization of a cream with the hold of a gel for fuzz-free (and crunch-free) hair, no matter the temperature.

Motions Foaming Wrap Lotion ($3.99)This foam sets and smoothes African-American hair; when scrunched into damp roots, it boosts body in even the finest Caucasian hair.


Olay Complete All Day UV Moisturizer SPF 15 ($6.99)This is the Levi's 501 of moisturizers -- an everyday basic with a fantastic fit (there's a formula for every skin type!).

Ambi Skincare Fade Cream ($4.99)The skin-lightening hydroquinone in this cream diminishes dark spots on the cheap -- one reason dermatologists can't stop talking about it.

Web-Extra Picks: Allure Magazine's Bargain Beauty Deals

Almay One Coat Dial Up Mascara ($8.49)

Curves Mascara ($7.49)

Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Concealer ($8.95)

E.L.F. Hypershine Gloss in Fairy and Joy ($1 each)


Neutrogena Norweigian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream ($5.99)

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color in Mochachino ($4.95)


Creations Heat Tamer Spray ($4.49)

Rosemary Mint Invigorating Clean Shampoo and Conditioner ($2.50 each)


Neutrogena Rapid Clear 2-in-1 Fight & Fade Gel ($8.99)

Clean Deep Cream Cleanser ($6.99)

You can read about the rest of the beauty bargains in the October issue of "Allure" magazine and get more information at

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