Who doesn’t like a good bargain? Why spend mucho moolah on pricey makeup when you can get results as good from cheaper alternatives? Not just mascara, lipstick and nail polish, countless brands are now creating high-performance, quality foundations that do the job just as well. Check out the best (inexpensive) foundations for every skin type - right here, right now.

1. Oily Skin

Those spots need covering up, but foundation only makes the problem worse? Break that pattern with the ideal matte, oil-free foundation right now. This formulation doesn’t clog pores and blend with your skin’s natural oils to create a hot, sticky mess. The key: micro powders that erase pores and absorb oil for that naturally matte, poreless looking finish. Better still, it's easy to blend – EVEN over breakouts.

2. Dry skin

A lit-from-within glow doesn't have to cost a million bucks. This liquid formula with polylift technology and Hyaluronic Acid adds oodles of hydration, protects you from the sun, lifts your face and blends into your complexion seamlessly. Now you can smile without feeling those cracks settling into your dry patches. Buh-bye, flakiness!

3. Mature skin

What comes in a non-pricey yet potent tube? A nourishing essential for skin that is prone to fine lines, the Go Chic foundation takes care of all the dynamics of ageing skin. Along with anti-ageing properties that hydrate and brighten skin, the nifty formula also nourishes thanks to  natural extracts of Grape, Shea Butter and Olive Seed Oil. Makeup with skincare benefits ladies - here’s the answer to your prayers.

4. Uneven skin

Not all wallet-friendly foundations are formulated to be multitaskers that even out skin tone and camouflage blemishes smoothly. Well, here’s one that does just that. Infused with SPF 20, Vitamin E Acetate, Panarnava extract, it offers full coverage and basically everything you need to even out that skin tone for a barely-there, no-makeup makeup look. Ladies across a spectrum of skin tones, this one’s for you!

5. Normal Skin

Cruelty-free beauty on a budget, the Photo Focus foundation makes you feel like you're walking through life with a filter on. This breakthrough formula creates a flawless, camera-ready complexion. Specially made with a matte, light-diffusing complex, this one is so lightweight, it's almost undetectable on your face. Can you say dream cream?