Ladies, pampering yourself is sooo important. Finding a skincare routine that works for you is crucial to showing off beautiful and flawless skin. But what’s a girl on a budget to do when all those fancy skincare products seem to cost an arm and a leg? Fear not. We’ve found several fabulous skincare products that won’t break the bank. Browse our best budget skincare picks, all $8 or less (score!), and try your favorites without dropping a fortune.
1. Liquid Neutrogena ($7): This is a classic in our book for clean and clear skin. It works wonders for removing unwanted oil and fighting acne.
2. Yes to Carrots Daily Cream Facial Cleanser ($8): If natural is your thing, you’ll love this creamy cleanser. Made from organic carrots, aloe vera and shea butter, your face is sure to feel refreshed.
3. Burt’s Bees Facial Cleansing Towelettes ($6): Toss these in your overnight bag for cleaning on the go. The cucumber and sage extracts will soothe your skin while also removing makeup, dirt and oil.
4. Clean & Clear Morning Burst Skin Brightening Facial Scrub ($5): This scrub is formulated with beads containing caffeine, lemon and papaya to awaken your senses each morning.
5. e.l.f. Mineral Face Cleanser ($8): For a noticeably brighter complexion, indulge your skin in a mineral cleanser. This powder-based cleanser is activated by water to exfoliate your skin for a radiant and healthy face.
6. Pond’s Cold Cream Cleanser ($7): Another classic, this cleanser also moisturizes skin for a soft glow. Take a cue from grandma, because this duo works wonders on ladies of all ages.
7. Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes ($5): Remove your makeup with one easy swipe of a cleansing cloth that also leaves your skin feeling nourished and refreshed.
8. Neutrogena Pore Refining Daily Cleanser ($6): This refreshing cleanser starts working for your skin immediately. As soon as it hits your skin, it’s working hard to reduce the size of pores for a clear and smooth face.
9. Yes to Blueberries Cleansing Facial Wipes ($6): Formulated with tons of fruit extracts to cleanse and brighten your skin, these wipes also remove makeup and reduce fine lines and wrinkles to fight signs of aging.
10. Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick ($8): Stash this in your bag for blemish control throughout the day. This stick contains all natural ingredients with astringent properties to help you say bye-bye to breakouts.
11. Clean & Clear Essentials Deep Cleaning Astringent ($2): Add this toner to your daily routine to banish breakouts for good. This astringent contains acne fighting medication to treat pimples and prevent new ones from popping up.
12. Baby Shampoo Hack: If you’re a daring gal who’s willing to take a beauty risk, you might try this skincare trick. According to this blogger, baby shampoo such as Johnson’s Baby Shampoo ($6) works great as an everyday face wash. (via Literally, Darling)
13. Freeman Chocolate + Strawberry Clay Mask ($4): This bargain mask is a sweet treat for your face, helping to reduce the appearance of large pores. Just remember not to eat it!
14. Yes to Tomatoes Blemish Clearing Facial Wipes ($6): Tomatoes are great for keeping oily skin under control and fighting acne. These wipes will help to unclog pores and treat breakouts for healed and happy skin. :)
15. Burt’s Bee’s Citrus Facial Scrub ($8): This natural scrub uses a blend of ground almonds, oats and pecans to exfoliate your skin. Meanwhile, sweet orange oil and grapefruit extracts help to soften your skin for a fresh face.
16. e.l.f. Studio Makeup Remover Cleansing Cloths ($3): Though these cloths cost less than other brands, they bring just as much cleaning power to your face. The cloths gently remove makeup so there’s no trace of dirt left to clog up those pores.
17. Olay Complete All Day Moisture With Sunscreen ($8): What could be better than a moisturizer that includes SPF? Slather it on to protect your skin from sun all year round and to help prevent signs of aging.
18. St. Ives Even and Bright Pink Lemon and Mandarin Orange Scrub ($7): This citrus-y fresh scrub exfoliates your skin and banishes imperfections such as dry patches and dark spots. Get ready for toned + brighter skin.
19. Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment ($6): If acne and small breakouts are your main concern, give this spot treatment a try. This product helps to bring pimple-causing bacteria to a halt.
20. Yes to Cucumbers Eye Makeup Removing Pads ($8): Stock these pads on your vanity for removing makeup from your delicate eyes. After all, you want to keep them free from grime for a fresh, bright-eyed look.
21. Burt’s Bees Peach and Willow Bark Deep Pore Scrub ($8): To keep your face peachy-keen, you’ll definitely want an exfoliating scrub that removes dead skin cells, dirt and oil for a fresh face.
What are your favorite budget skincare products? Let us know in the comments!