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1.A FaceTory detox mask that draws icky impurities to the surface thanks to a blend of charcoal powder and volcanic ash extract before promptly allowing you to say ~sayonara~ to enlarged pores, a greasy t-zone, and pesky breakouts.
2.A vegan Acure brightening scrub made with argan extract and chlorella gentle enough to exfoliate acne-prone skin without causing further inflammation or redness. It's also an absolute 🌟 superstar 🌟 at fading scars and brightening your skin.
3.A Yes To cleansing stick you'll want to add to your morning routine, as this stuff works to ~wake up~ your skin as effectively as a cup of caffeine. This gentle scrub and cleanser efficiently gets rid of all icky impurities, while the coconut, avocado, and meadow foam seed oils work to leave your complexion feeling hydrated and supple.
4.A hypoallergenic Bioderma foaming gel begging to become a part of your world (or at the very least, part of your nightly skincare routine). This cleanser will actually help feel all that built-up oil, dirt, and miscellaneous gunk be exhumed from your pores.
5.A Neutrogena oil-free moisturizer that enlists the help of neoglucosamine (a skin resurfacing and brightening ingredient), moringa seed, and vitamins c and e to gradually brighten your skin. The best part? It's even got SPF30 which means you won't have to worry about adding that annoying-but-necessary step into your morning routine.
6.A Cerave exfoliating cleanser gentle enough for even the most sensitive acne-prone complexions. Salicylic acid, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and vitamin d pick up dead skin cells (the kind that cause gunk build-up) to prevent acne outbreaks but is still non-comedogenic, so your complexion won't feel overly tight *or* break out even further.
7.An oil-free Physicians Formula serum that contains goji and kakadu plum (ingredients that contain your daily skincare dose of antioxidants and vitamin c). This combo will give your complexion a healthy, dewy glow and wears well under makeup.
8.Bliss makeup wipes you'll want for those nights in which you are way too tired to cleanse, tone, and moisturize. These oil-free wipes contain aloe, chamomile, and marshmallow root to both cleanse *and* hydrate your face at the same darn time. (If you have sensitive skin, you'll want to try these ASAP.)
9.A cotton and bamboo Ecotools cleansing brush capable of clearing away every speck of dirt, oil, and makeup residing on your face. Just pair this with your face wash for a deep pore cleanse and facial message all wrapped up in one.
10.A chamomile, menthol, and aloe Burt's Bees deep-cleansing cream perfect for sensitive skin and all skin types: dry, oily, and combination. The hint of menthol will cool and soothe your skin while chamomile and aloe provide that squeaky deep clean.
11.Cotton Mediheal sheet masks packed with ingredients like willow bark, rosemary, tea tree oil, chamomile, and asiatic pennywort — all of which work in perfect harmony to exfoliate and stop pimple problems in their tracks while simultaneously calming down your complexion.
12.A vegan and cruelty-free nügg lip scrub to rid your pout of dead cells and flaky skin by way of a cocoa butter, jojoba seed oil, sunflower seed wax, and sugar formula. It also has a delicious chocolate mint scent which reminds me to remind you that no, this product is not edible.
13.A rosewater Mario Badescu facial spray with so many uses, it's hard to keep track of 'em all! This can set and refresh makeup, give foundation a dewy appearance, add refreshing hydration to dull-looking skin, and help keep breakouts at bay. And the scent? Freakin' divine.
14.Tony Moly pore strips that act like magnets for trapped gunk and deep-rooted oil. These amazingly satisfying strips use eggshell powder and charcoal to reduce the appearance of blackheads and remove a significant amount of them after ~just~ one use.
15.A Garnier under-eye cream roller with cooling caffeine, mint, and vitamin c to help prevent and reduce the appearance of dark circles, because no one needs to know that we binged The Office yet again last night and got about one minute of sleep. Reviewers even swear that this tiny tool is an absolute beast with morning puffy eyes.
16.A concentrated O'Keeffe's moisturizing cream ideal for dry, cracked hands in desperate need of some TLC. This water, glycerin, and paraffin formula is used (and loved) by everyone from construction workers to people with eczema.
17.The Inkey List hyaluronic acid, a serum that laughs (scoffs, really) in the face of dryness and fine lines. This works OT to plump and brighten, all while evening out your complexion. And it’s less than $10? Pinch me. I must be hallucinating.
18.A C.O. Bigelow night balm because beauty sleep is not a drill. This eight-hour recovery shea butter formula simply needs to be applied before hitting the hay — and by the time you're pressing snooze on your iPhone alarm, your lips will be totally moisturized.
19.An oil-free, soap-free La Roche-Posay foaming gel to kick both your acne and your oily t-zone to the curb. For a matte complexion that stays matte throughout the entire day, this morning and night cleanser is destined to become your new holy grail.
20.A Pond's cold cream cleanser that is *the* definition of tried-and-true. This inexpensive gem of a product is hypothetically the only item you'll need to stash in your skincare travel bag: a few quick swipes will dissolve makeup and give your skin a hefty dose of moisture.
21.A SkinFood foaming cleanser guaranteed to become an ~egg-cellent~ addition to your skincare routine. This face wash contains Albumen (AKA egg whites) to help naturally tighten your pores and get rid of excess oil, all while a rich lather turns wiping away your foundation into an act of luxury.
22.An oil-free La Roche-Posay micellar water that is tough on makeup but gentle on sensitive skin, meaning you won't experience extreme dryness/a sudden acne outburst whenever you take off your foundation pre-zzz's.
23.A non-comedogenic and hypoallergenic Aveeno daily scrub packed with soy extract to exfoliate (tldr; goodbye dullness and dead skin) while an impressive blend of jojoba and castor oils leave you soothed and moisturized. Victory! The best of both worlds is yours.
24.Solaroil to banish the bane of your existence — weak and brittle nails with cuticles that look like they were mauled by an animal. This formula is so effective, I guess you can say it really nails it. Eh?
25.A KOSE oil cleanser that may confuse you at first ("But why would I put more oil on oily skin!" "That makes no sense!"), but bear with me — your skin is overproducing oil because it's in desperate need of moisture. This stuff? It'll remove all traces of makeup and built-up gunk while still giving your complexion a dose of hydration needed to halt all that excess sebum.
26.A Nivea intensive cream capable of ~duping~ you into thinking it's a much more expensive brand (alas, it is actually affordable). This rich formula melts into your skin and is the perfect overnight treatment for anyone with dry, patchy skin.
27.An Alba Botanica facial cleanser that sees a bright future ahead (by bright, I mean your complexion). This hypoallergenic wash enlists the help of pineapple enzymes to gently reveal glowing and radiant skin without any harsh rubbing required.
28.An Elizavecca facial serum for anyone who is ready to break up with enlarged pores and excess oil. Just dab a few drops of this hyaluronic acid blend onto your skin pre-moisturizer and et voila! A smooth, hydrated, matte complexion is yours for the taking.
29.A cruelty-free nügg sleep mask here to save parched complexions and have 'em crying hallelujah. Quality ingredients like watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, and glacier water-infused aloe juice deliver brightening effects and work OT to provide a much-needed dose of hydration.
30.An SPF 25-infused Jack Black lip balm made with beeswax, green tea leaf extract, shea butter, and cocoa seed butter to provide intense, long-lasting moisture to even the most chapped of pouts.
31.Hydrocolloid, tea tree, and calendula oil pimple patches you should slap on a zit to a) prevent picking, and b) speed up the ~draining~ process of said zit. Plus, these are transparent enough to wear while running errands without anyone in the world giving you a second glance.
32.A Physicians Formula detoxing stick that enlists the help of bamboo charcoal (for drawing out impurities) and artichoke leaf (for moisture and nourishment) to give your complexion a good, deep clean.
33.A Garnier gel-cream for some sweet, sweet relief for all of your dry skin problems. A blend of vitamin c and fruit water antioxidant complex delivers oil-free moisture that feels deceivingly lightweight on your skin, but actually packs a powerful punch of moisture (and has a brightening effect).
34.Silicone brushes that are an absolute necessity for every skincare aficionado out there. This lets you slather on that thick mud mask without a) getting your hands covered in said mud mask, and b) prevents you from picking up (and wasting) excess product which means money saved.
35.A Burt's Bees daily cream designed with sensitive skin (we're talking the kind that gets extremely red at even the mention of a new ingredient) in mind; a combination of rice extracts, aloe, and cotton extract will keep your complexion both soothed and hydrated.
Me @ the fact that these products are both effective and don't cost a fortune:
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