The crisper weather and awe-inspiring foliage are giving us serious inspiration this fall. We’ve been rediscovering tried-and-true colors (oh hey, plum!) and embracing sweaters and tights on the daily. It is PSL season, after all. The point is, it’s a good time to be alive, ladies. But nothing — and we mean nothing — gets us as excited as the weekend. This weekend we can’t wait to hop, skip or jump our way from the office to some autumn-themed shindig with our best beauty looks at the ready. Here are six weekend makeup essentials, all priced $15 and under, to make sure your weekend makeup looks are on point.



Wrap up the work week and step into something bold like Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color ($8) in Vivid Violet. This purple liquid-to-matte lipstick packs a seriously pigmented punch and will instantly transform your cubicle makeup look into something that’s after-dark worthy on Friday. Finish off the look by adding some wattage to your eyes with Sephora Collection False Eye Lashes ($10) in Audacious #21. These full-volume falsies will open up your eyes while also giving you a sultry look.



Doing your makeup for a Saturday night out means you can put a little extra oomph into your look. Sculpt, highlight and illuminate those cheekbones with the Makeup Revolution Ultra Contour Palette ($15) and go for an updated smokey eye with a serious ’70s vibe by using Palladio Crushed Metallic Shadow ($6) in Eclipse on your lids. This gold foiled shadow has a crease-proof formula and amazing color payoff.



The faster you’re out the door, the sooner brunch can start! Erase those pores with Rimmel London Lasting Finish Primer ($8). It’ll instantly smooth and brighten your face in just one step. Next, tame those brows and give your lashes a little pick-me-up with The Body Shop Brow & Lash Gel ($15). It conditions while also holding and defining those hairs that can so easily fall out of place.

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