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The Best Beauty Products for Travel Under $25

We love luxe beauty products as much as the next person. But given the option to splurge on a $300 moisturizer or on a plane ticket somewhere exotic, we'd choose the latter every time. Because of this, we've tested a lot of drugstore cosmetics over the years, and what we've found is that it is possible to find wallet-friendly products that are just as effective and luxurious — you've just got to know where to look. Here, we take some of the legwork out of your search and share our 10 best beauty products under $25. Get shopping!

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Rosebud Salve

First prepared by a druggist in 1892, this multi-use, rose-scented balm is one of those beauty products that gets passed down through the ages. We use it as a lip balm, cuticle treatment, burn aid, highlighter (apply it to your cheekbones to get that dewy glow!), and split end healer.

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Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

This waterproof Stila liner is one of the best beauty products out there—and Amazon, who voted it a #1 beauty bestseller, agrees. What we love about the product: its bold, deep color, and smudge and run-proof formula, which makes it perfect for water-sports or rainy weather.

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Dr. Jart Deep Hydration Sheet Dermask

When our skin needs some extra love, we like to slap on this deep-hydration mask from Dr. Jart. It contains aloe vera and phtoncides, and provides instant relief from parched skin.

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Heritage Store Rosewater & Glycerin

A facial mist may seem like an unnecessary extravagance, but believe us—when you’re traveling, it’s a godsend for balancing pH levels, setting makeup in place, and keeping your skin moisturized. And at $9.88 per bottle, this Rosewater & Glycerin mist is a total steal!

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Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub

This vegan coffee body scrub from Australia has caused a bit of an Internet sensation. (Just search #TheFrankEffect on Instagram to see thousands of dirt-covered men and women smothered in ground coffee.) So why all the hype? In addition to smelling totally heavenly, the scrub is said to cure ailments ranging from eczema to cellulite and psoriasis.

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Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing Treatment

This hair treatment has been dubbed “game changing” by celeb stylists like Guy Tang and Tracey Cunningham. It repairs the disulfide bonds that are separated as a result of chemical treatments or heat styling, leaving locks just as soft, shiny and resilient as virgin hair.

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Adorn EDP Fragrance

We’re not ones to bring our most expensive fragrance on vacation. Instead, we pack this $24 fragrance from Urban Outfitters. It’s feminine and lightweight, with top notes of rose water, lotus, and musk.

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Supergoop! Everyday Sunscreen

We won’t travel without this daily sunscreen, which provides broad spectrum sun protection for face and body in an oil-free, non-comedogenic lotion. Plus, it sinks in fast, so you won’t get that sticky feeling you get with other ‘screens!

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Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

This bestselling cleanser does it all: cleanses skin, removes makeup, and promotions moisture retention. It’s so soothing and refreshing, we look forward to using it every day!

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Essie Go Go Geisha Nail Color

Looking for that perfect pink? You’ve found it! Soft, but deeply-pigmented, this ballerina-pink hue works just as well for the office as it does for the beach!

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