2. Real Technique’s Brush Sets $17.99
If you’re reluctant about dropping $30 on a single brush from a department store, then Real Technique brushes are for you. The Real Technique’s line was created by UK based makeup artist and YouTube sensation Samantha Chapman, who also offers tutorials on how to use each and every brush. You can feel good about the money you’re spending and the brushes you’re buying (all the brushes are 100% cruelty free). Check out the core set, the travel essentials, or the starter kit, all for under $20.