2. e.l.f. Luscious Liquid Lip Color

elf lip gloss Five Great Lip Glosses for Under $5

Why It’s Awesome: Usually, a lip gloss or lipstick this inexpensive inspires some skepticism. But this hypoallergenic gloss is great for those with sensitive skin and also those who enjoy lighter, softer shades. The aftertaste can be a bit on the chalky side, but for less than $2, this lip gloss does the job in a pinch.

Where to Get It: $1.49 at local drugstores