If you’re like me, you’re always on the hunt for the best in budget-friendly skin care products. Although there are some undeniable advantages to purchasing high end skin care products, I also believe that there are plenty of affordable skin care products that offer some great benefits. If you’re on a budget or just love a cheap thrill, be sure to check out some of the fabulous budget-friendly skin care products we’ve picked out for you!
Neutrogena is the queen of budget-friendly skin care products, so why not start off the list with one of their top products? Their Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Anti-Blemish Cleanser is an acne and wrinkle fighter in one convenient tube. With salicylic acid and alpha hydroxy acids to smooth and cleanse skin, your skin will be clean, clear and beautiful in no time! Get it at Ulta for $7.99.
2 Simple Oil Balancing Cleansing Wipes
Simple understands that even ladies with sensitive skin need some help keeping oily areas in check and their cleansing wipes are perfect for the job. These wipes are so gentle, you can even use them around the eye area! Just grab a sheet to clean up any oil that’s accumulated overnight before you apply makeup, or to gently wipe off makeup at the end of the day. Get it at drugstore.com for $5.69.
3 Lumene Vitamin C+ Nourishing Night Care
Lumene is a pretty reputable brand - however, it’s a little more expensive than your average drugstore beauty product. Although this item might not be considered affordable skin care, the brand does offer sample sized products that you can purchase before you go for the larger sizes. This particular night cream gets high marks for its high antioxidant, vitamin and plant sterol content that helps smooth and brighten skin while you sleep. It's ideal for hydrating dry patches and as an anti-aging night cream. Buy it at Ulta for $19.99.
4 Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Crème
Keep your hands hydrated during the chilly season with this excellent hand crème by Burt’s Bees. This rich concoction contains sweet almond oil, vitamin E and beeswax for a natural approach to dry, chapped hands. Not only does this hand crème offer a fast fix for parched skin, you’ll love the creamy consistency and delightful fragrance, too. Find it at Walmart for $8.97.
5 Pond’s Cold Cream Cleanser
Pond’s cold cream is a cult classic and affordable skin care favorite! This is a fantastic product to remove stubborn eye makeup, face makeup and you can even use it as a mask to moisturize your skin. Cold cream is inexpensive, extremely effective and great for taking off makeup without stripping your skin of moisture or clogging up your pores. Find it at Ulta for $9.49.
6 GNC Aloe Vera Skin Gel
Aloe vera is known for offering a multitude of skin care benefits, but you might be surprised that it’s also one of the most affordable skin care products, also. Use aloe vera gel to treat sunburns, moisturize skin, treat acne, help decrease the appearance of stretch marks and as an anti-aging treatment. All that for under $2 at drugstore.com.
7 Boots Expert Sensitive Hydrating Serum
Did you ever think you’d be able to find a quality skin care serum at the drugstore? Boots’ Expert Sensitive Hydrating Serum helps improve skin texture, moisturize, has a lightweight feel and soothes skin. Although it’s marketed towards sensitive skin, users with a variety of skin types have used and raved about this product. Find it for $7.49 at Target.
The next time you need a skin care product, you might want to check your local drugstore before you head to the high end beauty supplier or department store. You might be surprised at all the awesome and affordable finds! What’s your favorite affordable skin care product right now?