50 Sephora Products to Cover Your Needs From Head to Toe, All For Less Than $50

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It's not all about gifting this time of year. Your own skin/hair/body has needs too, and after all the holiday shopping is done and your money gone, this list of best Sephora products under $50 will come in handy.

Most of these would make pretty sweet presents as well, if you're not looking for the standard gift sets, but really, this list is for you. You'll find products to make skin glowy, hair shiny, and eyes shimmery, not to mention classics that have been bestsellers for decades, as well as newer items, too.

Check out 50 of the best Sephora products, all for less than 50 bucks, ahead.

Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick
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Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick

The Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick ($36) is definitely a conversation starter, especially if any of your conversations revolve around makeup. Pick your favorite color when ordering this gold applicator and then choose any of the refills, sold separately ($22) when you're done.

L’Occitane Cleansing and Softening Shower Oil With Almond Oil
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L’Occitane Cleansing and Softening Shower Oil With Almond Oil

Faces aren't the only parts of the body that can benefit from oils. The L'Occitane Cleansing and Softening Shower Oil With Almond Oil ($10-$25) is rich in omega-6 fatty acids to soften skin and serves as a smooth liquid for shaving.

Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops
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Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops

It's not a bronzer, but the Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops ($36) brings that just-been-in-the-sun glow. Sure, sunshine in a bottle may sound too good to be true, but these drops have an ingredient that mimics vitamin D, along with a silicone-free bronzing concentrate.

Devacurl No-Poo Decadence Zero Lather Ultra Moisturizing Milk Cleanser
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Devacurl No-Poo Decadence Zero Lather Ultra Moisturizing Milk Cleanser

The Devacurl No-Poo Decadence Zero Lather Ultra Moisturizing Milk Cleanser ($24-$46) is popular with people with curls as it helps prevent frizz and keeps in the oils that keep coils smooth. And if you're not familiar with the "no-poo" concept, it's basically a movement to wash hair without stripping it of its needed moisture, as some shampoos can.

Korres Greek Yoghurt After Sun Cooling Gel
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Korres Greek Yoghurt After Sun Cooling Gel

Yes, there's actually Greek yogurt inside the Korres Greek Yoghurt After Sun Cooling Gel ($26) — the brand was the first to add edible yogurt to a skincare formula back in 2003 to provide relief for sun-sensitive skin.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner
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Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner

There are so many colors — from Champagne Shimmer to Black Satin — and that's not even the best part. Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner ($25) is like gel pot eyeliner but in pencil form. That means it's easier to glide on and ends up matte, no brush required.

Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish
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Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish

Get as close to gel manicures as you can without actually getting one with this Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish ($20). Not only are there 40-plus shades to choose from, the brushes are packed with bristles and have a rounded tip that better follows the nails' natural shape making it easier to apply.

Amika Reset Exfoliating Jelly Shampoo
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Amika Reset Exfoliating Jelly Shampoo

It may sound strange, but Amika Reset Exfoliating Jelly Shampoo ($25) does have a jelly-like consistency that gently absorbs dirt, oils, and other toxins from your scalp. Its active ingredients include charcoal and pink clay to exfoliate and eliminate odors as well.

Bite Beauty Multistick
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Bite Beauty Multistick

The Bite Beauty Multistick ($24) can be used anywhere on your face for a matte finish on cheeks, eyes or lips.

Fresh Vitamin Nectar Antioxidant Face Mist
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Fresh Vitamin Nectar Antioxidant Face Mist

Store the Fresh Vitamin Nectar Antioxidant Face Mist ($25-$44) in the fridge for an even cooler effect. This "glow water" can do triple duty as a primer, makeup setting spray, or dull-skin refresher whenever you need it.

Sephora Collection Smoothing Cream
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Sephora Collection Smoothing Cream

The coconut oil in the Sephora Collection Smoothing Cream ($14) keeps hair moisturized without weighing it down, and it fights flyaways and tames frizzy ends, whether hair is wet or dry.

Kopari Coconut Crush Scrub
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Kopari Coconut Crush Scrub

This Kopari Coconut Crush Scrub ($39) mixes hydrating coconut oil with crushed Tahitian coconut shells and brown sugar to polish and exfoliate. Use, then rinse, and — poof — nothing but soft skin and a sweet coconut smell.

Dior Diorshow Maximizer 3D Triple Volume Plumping Lash Primer
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Dior Diorshow Maximizer 3D Triple Volume Plumping Lash Primer

Putting on mascara primer — like this Dior Diorshow Maximizer 3D Triple Volume Plumping Lash Primer ($30) — adds an extra layer to lashes for the mascara to grab onto, which means even more voluminous lashes as a result. This particular one also has an oil serum to to improve the thickness of lashes.

Buxom Lash Volumizing Mascara
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Buxom Lash Volumizing Mascara

The Buxom Lash Volumizing Mascara ($22) is big on drama. The hourglass-shaped brush has tightly packed bristles to get mascara on each little lash for maximum volume and definition.

Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara
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Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara

Getting mascara on bottom lashes and not on your face under those bottom lashes can be tricky . . . and a problem that Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara ($12) sets out to solve. Its brush has a unique shape (compared with regular mascara brushes) so it can get the color even on the tiniest lashes, too.

Tatcha The Deep Cleanse Exfoliating Cleanser
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Tatcha The Deep Cleanse Exfoliating Cleanser

Tatcha The Deep Cleanse Exfoliating Cleanser ($38) is gentle enough to use every day but still powerful enough to unclog pores and remove dirt and oil without drying out skin. Fibers from the Japanese luffa fruit are a natural acne-fighting exfoliant, and Japanese wild rose works to smooth out skin texture.

Caudalie Vinosource SOS Deep Hydration Serum
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Caudalie Vinosource SOS Deep Hydration Serum

Caudalie Vinosource SOS Deep Hydration Serum ($49) is there for a moisture emergency. The oil-free serum offers plumping hyaluronic acid, healing squalane, and soothing grape water. It can be applied morning or night and is especially helpful for sunburn or other skin irritation.

Briogeo Blossom and Bloom Ginseng + Biotin Volumizing Root Powder
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Briogeo Blossom and Bloom Ginseng + Biotin Volumizing Root Powder

Give your roots a boost with the Briogeo Blossom and Bloom Ginseng + Biotin Volumizing Root Powder ($24). It contains cornstarch to give the illusion of fullness (without making the hair feel stiff).

Buxom Full-On Plumping Lip Polish Gloss
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Buxom Full-On Plumping Lip Polish Gloss

Full lips, with no needles required. The Buxom Full-On Plumping Lip Polish Gloss ($21) has shimmery, glittery, and shiny finishes that all come with a cool trademark lip-plumping tingle.

Philosophy Pure Grace Foaming Bath and Shower Gel
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Philosophy Pure Grace Foaming Bath and Shower Gel

As with other products from this brand, the Philosophy Pure Grace Foaming Bath and Shower Gel ($27) has several uses. It can wash hair and skin in the shower or be drizzled under the tap for a slightly foaming bath.

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter
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Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter

The Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter ($38) seemingly melts into your skin, leaving just enough glow on the surface. It's different from traditional pressed powders for highlighting because this one blends the pigments in with liquids for a creamier alternative.

Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette
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Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette

The nine-shadow combos in each Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($27) can inspire day-to-night looks from bold to subdued, depending on the layering, intensity, and actual colors you choose. It's a great way to sample different shades and even get inspiration for colors to experiment with.

Huda Beauty Mercury Retrograde Brush Set
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Huda Beauty Mercury Retrograde Brush Set

While Mercury Retrograde is usually associated with bringing the drama, the Huda Beauty Mercury Retrograde Brush Set helps to bring another kind of drama. This pouch packs six total brush ends to build, blend, and smudge eye shadows, and even has a special brush for glittery or cream-based ones.

Too Faced Shadow Insurance
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Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Speaking of shadow, it's so helpful to put a primer on lids before putting color on top. This Too Faced Shadow Insurance ($22) creates a smooth, waterproof canvas for eye shadow, and reduces fading and creasing for up to 24 hours.

Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Mask
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Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Mask

This Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Mask ($48) goes on clear as a gel, and then transforms into a white mask as the moisture on the skin activates it. It's packed with calming rose otto oil, soothing squalane, and 10 percent L-ascorbic acid (aka vitamin C).

Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter
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Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter

Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter ($36) has pure argan oil inside, along with shea butter, avocado oil, and white tea extract for soft, soothed skin. It's not only velvety soft, but it absorbs quickly, too.

Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Rapid Blowout Balm
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Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Rapid Blowout Balm

Heat styling can do a number on hair . . . but the Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Rapid Blowout Balm ($30) is here to help. There's panthenol, keratin, and biotin to straighten; seasilk to moisturize; and actual caviar extract with omega-3 fatty acids for elasticity and shine.

Bumble and Bumble Sunday Shampoo
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Bumble and Bumble Sunday Shampoo

This Bumble and Bumble Sunday Shampoo ($27) is a clarifying shampoo to be used once a week. Ginseng root, rosemary, and sage leaf work to remove product buildup, hard water minerals, and anything else that can turn hair dull.

Beautyblender — the Original Beautyblender
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Beautyblender — the Original Beautyblender

The Original Beautyblender ($20) is much-loved sponge for applying both liquid and powder foundations. It's also pretty fun to use — just wet it and then dab and blend makeup (or, as they say, "bounce") all over.


Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask
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Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Just spread on the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask ($20), leave it on overnight, and wake up with smoother lips. It's enriched with vitamin C and antioxidants, and comes in three flavor options: Original Berry, Vanilla, or Apple Lime.

Moroccanoil Treatment
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Moroccanoil Treatment

This argan-oil-infused Moroccanoil Treatment ($15-$44) can be used for conditioning or styling, leaving your hair shiny and nourished.

Coola Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops Organic Sunscreen SPF 30
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Coola Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops Organic Sunscreen SPF 30

Plant-derived and highly concentrated, the Coola Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops Organic Sunscreen SPF 30 ($46) protects against blue light, infrared, and pollution, not just the sun. Because it's applied from a dropper only, it's a great product for someone who doesn't want to layer a second sunscreen cream on their face.

Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover
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Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover

This is pretty much the holy grail of eye makeup remover. Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover ($15-$40) has been popular for decades with good reason: it uses a special dual-phase, oil-in-water formula — the oil lifts off even the most stubborn liner and then the water washes away the residue.

Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask
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Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask

There's both nourishing avocado oil and avocado extract in the Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask ($42). It goes on before bed, and the potent ingredients like retinol, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide time-release through a membrane throughout the night.

Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow + Volumizing Eyebrow Gel
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Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow + Volumizing Eyebrow Gel

Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow + Volumizing Eyebrow Gel ($24) can tame and intensify brows with a few strokes of the tiny, tapered brush. The volume comes when microfibers attach to existing hair and skin and can be played up or down as desired.


Living Proof No-Frizz Instant De-Frizzer
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Living Proof No-Frizz Instant De-Frizzer

Living Proof No-Frizz Instant De-Frizzer ($14-$29) uses a five-oil blend that mimics the oils naturally found in heathy hair to quickly banish frizz and leave soft, manageable hair in its place.

Dior Lip Glow
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Dior Lip Glow

Dior Lip Glow ($34) now comes in an iridescent, nearly holographic option. The moisturizing lipstick enhances lips' natural color — and looks less intense on them than it may in a tube or picture.

Boscia Detoxifying Black Charcoal Cleanser
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Boscia Detoxifying Black Charcoal Cleanser

If your complexion could use a boost, meet the Boscia Detoxifying Black Charcoal Cleanser ($30). Along with the brightening vitamin C, its charcoal helps to not only minimize the look of pores, but also draw out excess oil.

Stila Shimmer and Glow Liquid Eye Shadow
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Stila Shimmer and Glow Liquid Eye Shadow

If you're tempted by a sparkly shadow but get intimidated by glitter and how to apply it, meet the Stila Shimmer and Glow Liquid Eye Shadow ($24). The 12 colors mix bold shimmer (not glitter) with a clear base and can be swept on with a brush lightly, or in many layers for a more intense look. (If you still want actual glitter, there's a Glitter and Glow alternative for you that works the same way and at the same price.)

Shiseido Hanatsubaki Hake Polishing Face Brush
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Shiseido Hanatsubaki Hake Polishing Face Brush

Shiseido Hanatsubaki Hake Polishing Face Brush ($49) has four "petals" to seamlessly blend in foundation of any kind. It can also be used with powders to buff, contour, and smooth.

Kaja Wink Stamp Wing Eyeliner Stamp and Pen
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Kaja Wink Stamp Wing Eyeliner Stamp and Pen

Mastering a winged eyeliner flourish takes time. The Kaja Wink Stamp Wing Eyeliner Stamp and Pen ($25) can speed up the learning curve as the wing-shaped stamp creates the end part first before the included liquid eyeliner can be used to fill in.

Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Matte Bronzer Jumbo
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Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Matte Bronzer Jumbo

If you use bronzer every day, consider the Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Matte Bronzer Jumbo ($44). There are four other color options in the standard-sized alternative ($30).

Playa Supernatural Conditioner
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Playa Supernatural Conditioner

Playa Supernatural Conditioner ($28) protects hair against saltwater damage at the beach. Proteins from balsam copaiba and baobab trees fill in damaged cuticles to rebuild split ends when exposed to heat. It also locks in moisture and smoothes frizz as needed.

Nars Audacious Lipstick
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Nars Audacious Lipstick

The popular Nars Audacious Lipstick ($34) has more than 1,000 reviews and 310,000 loves on Sephora. The creamy colors won't dare to bleed or feather either.

Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray
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Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

Spending a long time to get makeup just so . . . only to have it fade away after an hour is the worst. But this Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray ($15-$42) has a special patented Temperature Control Technology that lowers the temperature of your makeup to lock it in place for up to 16 hours.

Urban Decay Naked Honey Palette
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Urban Decay Naked Honey Palette

The Urban Decay Naked Honey Palette ($49) makes a great 12-color set for someone who really likes (or wants) a more neutral eyeshadow. Oh, and when a brush is dipped in the brand's setting spray before application, those shades last even longer.

Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
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Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream

Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream ($20-$45) is a treat for your skin — a caramel pistachio vanilla one with no calories. It serves a purpose, too, as the cupuaçu butter moisturizes, and the guaraná energizes.

Nars Blush
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Nars Blush

The Nars Blush ($30) — a pressed powder blush in several color options — is a classic. The 17,000 reviews and 610,000 loves at Sephora are a testament to that.