Replace Your Old Makeup with These Affordable Beauty Picks

It's time to freshen up your beauty bag. Toss old lipsticks, mascaras, and highlighters to make room for the hottest new beauty buys at Walmart—for just a fraction of the price of specialty beauty stores. These beauty lover-approved makeup finds are just the boost your beauty routine needs for summer and beyond.

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Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder

Set your makeup to make it last all day (without spending tons of money on a designer powder) with this tried-and-true face powder from Airspun. The lightweight, translucent powder controls oil throughout the day to mattify your skin and give a flawless look that'll last from morning tonight. It features a slight tint (in six color options!), so you get a hint of natural coverage, too. ($6;

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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara

Pop quiz: How long can you use a tube of mascara before it expires? Answer: Around three months. If your current mascara is approaching its expiration date (or past it—we won't tell!), try this best-selling volumizing version. The long-lasting, waterproof formula is perfect for summertime and makes lashes look plush and gorgeous. With a unique hourglass-shaped wand that has 200 bristles, this mascara will make sure each and every lash gets the attention it deserves. ($9;

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Maybelline Facestudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter

Every makeup lover needs a great highlighter—and if the current one in your makeup bag is cakey or cracked, consider this (affordable!) upgrade. This silky, pearl-infused powder highlighter will give skin a luminous and glowy (but not overly glittery) finish. It's available in four shades, from a deep bronze to a rosy peach, but we especially love the champagne-colored gold option. ($8;

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Milani Keep It Full Nourishing Lip Plumper

It can be tough to wear full, heavy lipsticks in the summer—they're tricky to touch up and run the risk of melting under the hot sun. Enter: This liquid lip stain, gloss, and plumper hybrid. It covers lips in a touch of color with a subtly shiny, non-sticky finish, all while boosting collagen production for a plumped up look. Hyaluronic acid seals in moisture and keeps lips comfortable and hydrated all day long—and it can even make lips smoother over time. We'll take one in every color. ($8;

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NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette

A warm, neutral-hued eyeshadow palette—like this option from NYX—is one of the most versatile makeup products out there and deserves a place in every makeup bag. Matte beiges are perfect for the workday, while shimmery golds and browns transition your look to nighttime with ease. With a rich, velvety, highly-pigmented formula, you won't be able to tell this palette apart from pricier options on the market. ($14;

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Flower Pots Powder Blush

Get glowing this season with a pop of this sunny, silky blush. It uses a smooth and highly-pigmented formula to give cheeks a radiant, healthy boost of color, thanks to the satin pearls that are finely-ground inside. Available in four colors ranging from light peach to bold pink, there's a perfect shade for every skin tone. Bonus: It's under $10, too! ($9;

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Mattifying Mist

A reliable facial spray is key to keeping makeup fresh all day long, no matter the weather. This mist from e.l.f. is just a fraction of the price of higher-end versions, and delivers the same mattifying, makeup-holding benefits. Its star ingredient is kaolin clay, which absorbs excess oil—simply spray your face whenever you're looking a tad too shiny (or just want a midday pick-me-up!) and watch the spray work its mattifying magic. ($8;

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