We admit it; we’re vain. Even though the economy has tanked, we still find a way to budget for the latest mascara, blush, and hair products. Here’s the thing, ladies–you don’t have to go broke pampering yourself! Look no further than your local drugstore or beauty discount boutique for some of the hottest beauty gems on the planet. Kerry Washington, in all her Hollywood goddess glory, spends a total of $7 on her favorite product, L’Oreal Voluminous Volume Building Mascara. Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite hair, makeup, and skincare items under $20. Happy shopping, recessionista! Related stories: