17 Affordable Forever 21 Beauty Buys To Score ASAP

by Summer Arlexis

If there's one thing Forever 21 does well, it's offering budget-friendly options for the penny pinching trendsetter. Now that it's slowly transforming into a mecca for cheap, but impressive cosmetics, the best Forever 21 beauty buys make the store a shopper's paradise.

If you never thought the day would come when beauty products would make their way onto the list of things you should buy at Forever 21, think again. As of late, the massive clothing retailer has been on a roll in the beauty department. Expanding their collection to include products that are equally affordable and top quality, the brand's latest beauty collaborations have shook the internet. Take the recent Forever 21 x SUVA Beauty partnership for example, a deal that had makeup fanatics lusting over every dreamy piece of merchandise. Teaming up with the likes of beauty powerhouses like SUVA means Forever 21 can now be your one stop shop for snagging wardrobe staples and beauty essentials all at once.

Whether you grab a few lippies and eye liners in passing or virtually shop the beauty selection online, Forever 21 likely has something that'll make you fall in love. Be prepared to go crazy on an involuntary shopping spree because these 17 beauty gems are too good to pass up.

1. Nudestix Lip & Cheek Pencil Set

Lip & Cheek Pencil Set, $15, Forever21

With these lip and cheek duos, it's like having four pencils for the price of two. Complete with a case that features a mirror and lids equipped with sharpeners, these all-in-one pencils function as matte lipsticks, liners, and blush stains.

2.. e.l.f. Mineral Face Primer

Mineral Face Primer, $8, Forever21

A beloved primer with a drugstore price point, the e.l.f. Flawless Primer combats excess oil, fills in enlarged pores, and helps make your face makeup last for hours.

3. NYX Butter Lip Gloss

"Angel Food Cake" Butter Lip Gloss, $6, Forever21

Conditioning the lips with a medium coverage gloss, this buttery formula can easily become your go-to lippie. Available in three nude hues via Forever 21, it's affordable price means you can snag all shades with no regrets.

4. SUVA Hydra Liner

"Rose Gold" Hydra Liner, $11, Forever21

Pigmented and smudge-proof, there's not much more you could ask of the SUVA Hydra liners.

5. Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin

Snail Bee High Content Skin, $20, Forever21

It may be surprising that Forever 21 is stocking its virtual shelves with K-Beauty favorites, but this snail secretion infused toner proves the retailer is getting diverse. Include this skincare gem in your stash to balance, hydrate, and improve your skin's texture.

6. Winky Lux Flower Balm

Flower Balm, $14, Forever21

Whether it's the real chrysanthemum floating inside or its color-changing formula that adjusts to your very own custom lip color, Winky Lux's Flower Balm is worth every penny.

7. J.Cat You Glow Girl Highlighter

"Pink Goddess" You Glow Girl Highlighter, $9, Forever21

Glow to the moon and back with this rose gold highlighter, packing a punch with an ultra-pigmented shimmer.

8. Holographic Pebbled Makeup Bag

"Lavender/Multicolor" Holographic Pebbled Makeup Bad, $7, Forever21

Iridescent and multicolored just how the unicorn obsessed like it, this holographic cosmetic bag makes for an enchanting makeup storage solution.

9. e.l.f. Lip Exfoliator

Lip Exfoliator, $4, Forever21

E.l.f.'s lip exfoliator just may be the secret to your most luscious pout yet. Under $5 and loaded with shea butter, avocado, grape, and jojoba oil, it nourishes your lips just as much as it erases dry, flaky skin.

10. NYX Contour Pro Palette

Contour Pro Palette, $26, Forever21

Sculpt and highlight as much as your heart desires with this NYX contour palette. With eight shades, you'll have no problem creating a custom look that accents your features flawlessly.

11. Gel Effect Polish

Sequin Gel Effect Polish, $4, Forever21

All in favor of one of the most captivating mermaid-esque nail colors, say I! This clear gel polish loaded with multicolored sequins is too mesmerizing not to want to snag.

12. Jouer Lip Creme Liquid Lipstick

"Papaye" Liquid Lipstick, $18, Forever21

Long-wearing and full coverage, Jouer's liquid lipstick should be on your must-have beauty list. The iridescent "Papaye" shade is a metallic dream come true.

13. The Balm Nude Dude

Balm Nude Dude Eyeshadow Palette, $36, Forever21

Go from a subtle daytime glam to a nighttime sultry look, and get a few laughs in while you're at it, using the Balm Nude Dude eyeshadow palette complete with man-candy packaging for your viewing pleasure.

14. e.l.f. Eyebrow Kit

"Medium" Eyebrow Kit, $4, Forever21

Brows on fleek, anyone? Complete with a pigmented wax to sculpt and a complimenting setting powder to keep your arch perfected, e.l.f.'s Eyebrow Kits can get you camera ready.

15. Jouer Long-Wear Lip Topper

"Tan Lines" Long-Wear Lip Topper, $16, Forever21

Transform any lip color into a golden sparkling sensation with the Jouer "Tan Lines" Long-Wear Lip Topper. Feel free to wear it alone too, for the most luxe pout.

16. The Brush Guard

The Brush Guard, $13, Forever21

Use Forever 21 brush guards to keep your blenders and shaders in tip-top shape. Made of stretchable, recycled material, they'll ensure your tools keep their shape after a good brush bath.

17. Sun Bum SPF 30 Lip Balm

SPF 30 Lip Balm, $4, Forever21

Your pout could always use nourishment and a little UV protection. Sun Bum's SPF 30 Lip Balm does the trick, featuring a banana flavor and heaping does of aloe and vitamin E.

Just when you thought Forever 21 couldn't get any better, the brand hits hard with some of the best beauty products. Make the store your do-it-all fashion and beauty destination, and your chances of leaving with an empty wallet may be high.

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