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    37 Effective Skincare Products For Anyone On A Budget

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    1. 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.

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    Psst, this cleanser is available in a pump and a tube bottle!

    Promising review: "This is the best face wash I have ever used. My skin has always had issues with oiliness, and you can feel your face healing when you use this — like you can feel the oil being lifted away! It's awesome. My skin has never looked better, and I've even made it through law school final exams without any stress blemishes." —Jsal

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. 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.

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    Promising review: "I like that there's a slight exfoliant to it this that turns into a nice-smelling cleanser. My son who has acne also uses this, and I'll definitely be buying it again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.89.

    3. 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.

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    Psst, this cult-favorite and cruelty-free product has over 2,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "Are you kidding? Why didn't I find this sooner? THIS STUFF IS AMAZING. I'm 34, and never had a blemish... until I hit 30. Hormonal cystic acne has plagued my chin and neck for years. I've tried everything from washes, scrubs, microdermabrasion, facials, masks, even antibiotics as a last resort. NOTHING cleared my skin like this! I've been using this product for only two weeks and my skin is clearing beautifully, plus my old acne scars disappearing. People are making comments about how fresh, young, and healthy my skin looks. Its a small tube, but you only need a pea-sized amount really." —emhart16

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    4. A Cosmedica hyaluronic acid serum for hydrating, non-greasy hydration that your skin will basically drink right up. It's super moisturizing, won't clog up pores, help combat acne, and will balance out combo skin for anyone sick of dry patches and oily t-zones.

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    This vegan, oil-, paraben-, dye-, and fragrance-free serum has over 8,500 positive reviews.

    Promising review: "This serum is wonderful! It doesn't burn, it doesn't have a funny smell, and it doesn't leave my skin feeling sticky. My skin is pale, sensitive, combination, and I have some issues with oiliness in my t-zone, but it drinks in this serum! After just one use, I had a noticeable softness to my skin and it just felt rejuvenated. I've also began to notice a reduction in the beginnings of lines that were starting to form on my forehead, my complexion is brighter, and my skin isn't ashy." —DamnTheTorpedoes

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in three sizes).

    5. 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.

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    Promising review: "Among all the tools I've tried, this one stands out because of some unique features. What makes this brush work great for me is the combination of these features: short, soft, and densely packed bristles. This makes the brush both non-irritating and deep cleansing. It easily removes my medium weight makeup, but at the same time, never feels too rough on the delicate under-eye area. I also think the handle-free ergonomic body adds to its functionality, allowing you to apply even pressure on the tool. Plus the flat base allows it to stand (versus lying down) and dry super fast." —VeloCat

    Get it from Amazon for $3.59.

    6. 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.

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    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE this lip scrub! Seriously could not find anything that worked on my chapped lips, but I used this a few times and it worked like a charm!" —Jesse Kerr

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two flavors).

    7. A Cocokind spot treatment formulated with turmeric, ginger, and tea tree oil to zap zits overnight. Plus, this portable stick is a breeze when it comes to application: just dab this onto the pimple residing on your chin and wave goodbye to all messy (and smelly) topical creams.

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    Promising review: "I've had a pimple/ingrown hair for ages. I would use different blemish treatments and it would mostly go away but always returned in a couple of weeks. I used this twice and it's gone. It's been several weeks and nothing. I've used it on other blemishes...gone." —J. Curran

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    8. A travel-sized TULA cleanser you'll want to bring along on your next trip. This foaming gel is rich in probiotics, basically working to vacuum up all the oil, gunk, and makeup from your face while leaving behind a hydrating surface. The days of your face feeling tight or dry whilst on a tropical getaway? Long gone.

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    Promising review: "Best facial cleanser I have ever tried! It works well, doesn't irritate my sensitive skin, and smells great! A small amount goes a long way because it foams up quite a bit which means that one tube can last quite a while. This product is worth the price and I will be using this exclusively for now on!" —Catherine DeRocchi

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in three sizes).

    9. A Radha rosehip oil currently negotiating a movie deal with Marvel — this little bottle of magic is a superhero worthy of its own franchise. This 100% pure rosehip oil moisturizes your skin without making it greasy, evens out scarring, and (of course) helps keeps the evil pimple monsters away.

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    Promising review: "This oil is amazing!! It has evened out my skin tone, balanced my oily and dry patches, and cleared up my blemishes — all in only two weeks of use. This is the best my skin has ever looked, and even my friends and coworkers are noticing." —Alyssa

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's review of this Radha rosehip oil.

    10. A SkinFood mask packed with black sugar, strawberry seeds, and strawberry seed oil to exfoliate your skin + turn it into the perfect makeup canvas. Plus, it has an instant brightening effect that'll make it look like you *actually* got your beauty sleep last night.

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    Promising review: "I usually use this in the mornings right after washing my face because it leaves my skin so soft and gives it a really nice glow. My makeup also applies a lot smoother as well, my skin absorbs my moisturizer way better than before, and my acne scars are now gone and it’s only been a little over two weeks since I bought it. This gave my skin the perfect boost." —Allisone

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Check out one BuzzFeeder's review of this SkinFood strawberry mask.

    11. Grace & Stella sheet masks — because facials are expensive and these are not. Packed with antioxidant-rich green tea, these little luxuries are meant to reduce redness, calm inflammation, and give your complexion a ton of moisture.

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    Promising review: "I love this mask so much that I had to write a review. In fact, I’m wearing one right now. I like the thin material, the cooling sensation, and the redness on my cheeks disappears almost instantly. I have about 20 different kinds of masks in my fridge but I keep reaching for this one. Plus, great price." —V Do

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $7.34 (available in three formulas).

    12. A detoxifying Yes To facial cleanser that (thanks to an effective trio of charcoal, tomato extract, and salicylic acid) kicks the derrieres of acne, blackheads, and excess shine.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is MAGIC. I saw drastic results literally overnight. I thought I had outgrown my acne problems, but then I switched to a new birth control and started breaking out in tiny, stubborn pimples all over my forehead. After wrestling with it for a couple weeks by using the cleansers and scrubs I had on hand, I decided to order the Yes To Tomatoes balancing moisturizer and this cleanser. The cleanser arrived before the moisturizer so I used it by itself, and the very next day the acne was all but gone." —blackmallow

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98.

    13. A Teddie Organics rose water here to hydrate your skin, balance oily and dry patches, and brighten your complexion — all without triggering any unwanted Rosacea or breakouts. CHA CHING. Consider this mist to be the final step in your nighttime skincare routine.

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    Promising review: "I have suffered from rosacea for about two years now, and most recently, it has turned into acne rosacea. Unfortunately, I have tried oral antibiotics, prescription creams, over-the-counter creams, etc., without any results. After a horrible flare-up that was requiring me to cover my face in green makeup to mask the redness, I decided to try rose water. I like the fact that this product is 100% distilled rose water — no other chemicals or ingredients. My face is ultra sensitive and EVERYTHING causes inflammation, so I wasn't sure how I was going to react to this product. I am pleased to say that after only using this for one day, my redness decreased by about 40%. The acne began to dry up, but my skin did not! Day two and I am at a 60% improvement in redness and my acne is almost completely gone! I HIGHLY recommend this product for anyone suffering with Rosacea." —JmeF

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49.

    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.

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    Promising review: "Holy mother of pearl, you should see what these things pull out of my husband's nose. He has rather large pores on his nose and uses these about once a month. (He should really be doing it more often.) Wash your face first, exfoliate a little bit and make sure you get your nose and the strip adequately wet. Then be prepared to see dirt from your elementary school playground get pulled out of your pores." —Debbie in WS

    Get it from Amazon for $6.50.

    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.

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    Promising review: "If you have puffy or heavy bags under your eyes, use this. I've tried others products and all were epic fails. This is the only one that has worked." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.59.

    16. An Eva Naturals face serum because adult acne is garbage and according to reviewers, this stuff truly helps. Ingredients like hyaluronic acid, retinol, aloe, salicylic acid, and niacinamide work in harmony to solve your most annoying skin problems from acne and dark spots to dehydration and redness.

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    Promising review: "I have never felt more compelled to write a product review before. This stuff is INCREDIBLE. I have tried almost everything to improve my skin. I continue to get acne in my mid-30s and literally everything else I've tried has not worked, including prescription topical cream and oral medication. This has saved my skin! I have had very few breakouts, and if anything pops up, this takes care of it quickly! My skin feels moisturized and looks smoother and healthier overall. This is truly one of the best purchases I've ever made. I'm thankful I stumbled upon this serum!" —J.C. Denton

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    17. A thick Weleda lotion made from vitamin E, sunflower seed oil, and calendula flowers to hydrate even the most parched skin. Slap some of this on before bed (WARNING: it'll feel a bit greasy upon application) and wake up to a nourished, hydrated, glowing complexion that won't feel dried out from acne medication.

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    ALSO! Dry hands or feet? OKAY! Because this works wonders on your body, too.

    Promising review: "This solved a nasty, dry, chapped skin problem I had been having this winter. I had a persistent problem with red, chapped skin at the outside corners of my eyes that I've never had before — and none of my usual go-to's were working! I was at my wit's end: it hurt and looked scary. So, I did what we all do — I Googled it, which is how I discovered Weleda Skin Food. When the product arrived, I tore the package open and I dabbed a tiny bit onto the corners of my eye. I'm not exaggerating when I say that my eyes looked and felt better within hours of applying the product. I put more on before I went to bed and when I got up in the morning, the irritated skin looked almost completely normal. By the next morning, there was no chapping and no redness at all. I am so happy with this product!" —Rabbit Lover

    Get it from Amazon for $11.38.

    18. A deep pore-cleaning Aztec Secret clay mask with a powerful calcium bentonite clay to karate chop the crap out of cystic acne. Be sure to dilute this mask with either apple cider vinegar or water for the best results! AND! You can apply it with this golden facial mask brush.

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    Promising review: "Cystic acne: the bane of my dermatological life, and maybe yours too? This clay has helped immensely in keeping it at bay. I do a treatment once a week (since it is a bit time-consuming), but I haven't had any of those awful underground, takes-two-weeks-to-surface pimples since I've started using the clay. Combined with apple cider vinegar, it's immensely helpful for oily, cystic acne-prone skin. My skin's been so much happier since I've started using it. You need this. Right now." —Rebecca Shady

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's review of this Aztec clay mask.

    19. 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.

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    Promising review: "This is my favorite cleanser of all time. I have EXTREMELY dry skin and even the most 'gentle' cleansers will make me dry up like a lizard and peel. However, I discovered Pond's a few years back and it is a miracle worker. A little goes a very long way and because it's a cream, it applies like a lotion that sits on the skin, and is super easy to remove without tugging at my skin. And the best part..it doesn't dry me out. It also works EXTREMELY well to remove makeup. I hate liquid eye makeup removers because they always leave me feeling greasy, but this stuff removes even the hardest of liners, foundations, you name it, but is still gentle enough to use around my eyes." —HaleyDanielleReviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.29.

    20. A micro needle roller with a MUCH more affordable price point (we’re talking an $80 difference) than other rollers on the market. This is heaven sent for scarring and indentations caused by cystic acne, and it can even improve the effectiveness of all the products in your skincare routine.

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    Just roll this back and forth about four to five times on each problem area, and be sure to apply just a tiny touch of pressure to avoid hurting your skin.

    Also! Sterilize before and after use. When you’re done with it, be sure to store it in the provided case to keep it nice and protected.

    Promising review: "The older I get, the longer my skin takes to heal and it's brutal. I bought this on a whim and goodness, it's awesome. It has noticeably sped up my healing process. Indentations are filling in, raised patches are flattening out, and dark spots are lightening up. It is crazy effective." —Brittany Lynn Wolff

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    21. 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.

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    Promising review: "I have extremely sensitive, acne-prone skin and many products just make my skin worse. This is one of the few scrubs that I can actually use every day and it does NOT break me out or irritate my skin. Plus, it really does help to gradually brighten my complexion and give a more radiant look. It will not happen overnight, but with regular use, you will see a difference. It took a couple months for me with daily usage (once a day - most of the time in the shower). I love the consistency and how gentle the scrub is. I don't have to worry about it agitating my skin or any active breakouts." —ChalmondFashew

    Get it from Amazon for $5.64.

    22. A cruelty-free Awake Human moisturizer packed with aloe, jojoba, green tea, shea butter, sweet almond oil, and... not much else. This vegan product prides itself on being free of icky chemicals that you probably (in my case, definitely) can't pronounce, and is even available in an unscented formula if you've got a sensitive nose.

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    Promising review: "I have combination skin that's really sensitive to synthetic ingredients. This is the first moisturizer I've found that does a great job keeping my skin hydrated with natural ingredients without it feeling greasy or like it's sitting on top of my skin. It's also great under makeup! It seems to help my makeup look great all day." —Oliveberry

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    23. Oil blotters you'll want to stash in your black crossbody right this second. These green tea sheets remove excess oil and help keep it at bay without ruining your makeup in the process and..wait...what's that? It's your greasy t-zone running away in fear. Problem solved.

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    Promising review: "I have lived with oily skin my whole life and, when spring and summer arrive, my face is even more oily. These blotting sheets are much better than the ones you get at the drugstore, and I only need to use one sheet for my entire face (as opposed to the two sheets I need to use with other brands)." —Boa C.

    Get a pack of 200 from Amazon for $11.35.

    24. Travel-friendly nügg face masks formulated with camellia seed oil, spirulina extract, and aloe juice for much-needed moisture. That means that your skin will be hydrated, dewy, clean-feeling, and awake — in spite of the fact that you got three minutes of sleep last night and have had about three sips of water in several days.

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    Promising review: "This is face mask is AMAZING! I've been struggling with super dehydrated and flaky skin for a long time. I started using this at night, by applying a thin layer before heading to bed, and it's done wonders for my skin! I stopped using it for two nights to see what affect my new moisturizer was having, and could instantly tell the difference. My skin got dry and tight again. This mask makes a HUGE difference and I will definitely be keeping this as nightly or bi-nightly routine to keep my skin soft, hydrated, and lovely!" —J. Murray

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $17.99 (available in six colors).

    25. A Neutrogena gel cream to help skin that is #thirsty. This fast-absorbing, oil-free formula feels like a tall, hydrating glass of water for your face thanks to a moisturizing dose of hyaluronic acid.

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    This fragrance-free moisturizer is packed with hyaluronic acid to improve dryness, and promises to provide ~ultimate~ hydration for up to 48 hours. DO YOU KNOW HOW LONG 48 HOURS IS? Wow.

    Psst, pro tip if you have extra dry skin: apply this formula to damp skin, let it dry, and then use your daily moisturizer to really lock in the effects.

    Promising review: "I have dry skin, and this is my holy grail PM moisturizer and lip mask. If my face is extra dry on a particular day, I'll use this in the AM, too. I will continue to buy this forever!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    26. 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.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is the best. I use it all the time and it's gentle, removes makeup, isn't overly drying, and doesn't sting my eyes. I'd say I have combination skin (though not terribly oily) and my skin is quite sensitive. This works great on my face! I'll be sad if this is ever discontinued because it's a perfect cleanser at a perfect price. People compliment my skin all the time and ask what my secret is and they're always surprised to learn it's not some pricey obscure product, just this cleanser that's consistently been in my skincare routine." —mel

    Get it from Amazon for $8.42.

    27. 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.

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    Promising review: "I've been using this for about a month now and I have super oily skin, redness, and large pores. I love this stuff! I noticed a difference the first day where my skin looked more even in tone, and I have noticed that my foundation isn't collecting in my pores as much either because they are less noticeable. Definitely a staple in my skincare routine now." —cannibal

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90.

    28. A Skin Food toner enriched with peach extract (plus vitamins a and c) that zeroes in on enlarged pores and grease with a vengeance. Not only does this stuff smell delicious, but it's also the "Not today Satan" of all oily t-zone fiascos.

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    Promising review: "I have very oily skin and live in a subtropical humid climate, so I needed a toner that would control excess oil. I am amazed at how well this toner does the job! My face is no longer a greasy mess, even by the end of the day. It has a light, peachy scent that's not overpowering and my face feels smooth and polished without being irritated." —FiregirlZ

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    29. An Elizavecca clay mask that's become a cult favorite for the fact that it produces bubbles upon application. Fun insta-ready look aside, this actually contains an impress blend of extracts (ranging from green tea and aloe vera to charcoal powder and peony root) to significantly reduce blackheads.

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    Promising review: "There are so many gimmicky face masks out there that claim to really clean your pores and I swear that I've tried them all. But this one? This one truly works. The proof is in the fact that 99% of the sebum on my nose is gone, and that a couple of stubborn blackheads on my chin came to the surface after rinsing it off. They were easy to extract and hopefully I can get more blackheads removed in the future from using the mask." —Katelin Palmer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    30. A no-frills, fragrance-free Cetaphil body cream because changing weather = changing skin. If you're in need of some serious moisture and hydration, this jar of ✨ magic ✨ will truly deliver.

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    Promising review: "Cheap and effective! I prefer this moisturizing cream even to some higher-end brands I have used in the past. It adds a lot of moisture, isn't scented, and it leaves my super dry skin feeling really smooth. This was actually recommended to me by a dermatologist. He said to use this cream instead of a lotion, and to put it on right after you get out of the shower." —Harlee

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    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.

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    I know, I know. You may feel robbed of the satisfying feeling that comes with popping a pimple, but this method is MUCH better because it won't leave a scar. To quote the Beatles, just let it be.

    Promising review: "I love these things! My acne-riddled, hormonal life is made easier by these beautiful little patches. The variety pack is best because the big squares can be cut to size, and boy do they stick! They do what they say. I've had cysts go down without popping. I've popped some (yes yes, I know, don't pick, people!) and patched em, and it'll drain. I've given them to friends who get cysts in the WORST places, and they always go down and definitely takes the edge off the pain overnight. If there's a spot that's weeping, stick one on there and it'll put an end to that." —Renee

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $8.07.

    32. 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).

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    Promising review: "I used to use Clinique's Moisture Surge but found this when looking for a more affordable alternative. The formula feels almost identical but this is about 20% of the cost of the Clinique product. That makes this an excellent bargain in my book! I have fairly dry skin, and I'll put this on every night and also as needed during winter days if my skin is feeling particularly dry. It makes my skin feel instantly moist yet doesn't feel sticky or greasy. Love it!" —Amanda R.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.62.

    33. A Dr. Bronner's organic lip balm set available in unscented, peppermint, lemon lime, and orange ginger flavors. The beauty of this four-pack? Keep one in your car, one in your purse, one at your office, and one at home. Never be lip balm-less again.

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    These organic balms use a combination of organic jojoba, avocado, and hemp oils to really penetrate the surface of your lips for ultimate hydration.

    Promising review: "This is by far one of the best lip balms I've ever used. It is comprised primarily of oils, rather than waxes; this means that your lips actually absorb the product. As a result, I find that my lips are moisturized and no longer have a thin layer of wax/dead skin sitting on the surface, a problem that I've encountered with a lot of other products." —May

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $11.94.

    34. A daily Vanicream moisturizer ideal for both your face and body! If you've ever struggled with eczema, you need to try this paraben-, formaldehyde-, dye-, and fragrance-free formula ASAP — over 2,000 people swear by it.

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    Psst, this has over 4,500 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I have struggled with very persistent eczema for years and this product has been a godsend. I have never had any irritation from this lotion and it has gone miles towards healing my rashes and open wounds. I have used this religiously for about two years now and I am never going back!" —Lauren B.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.43.

    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.

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    Promising review: "I really like this day cream from Burt's Bees. I have sensitive skin with a bit of redness so I really need to be careful about what I use on it. This cream does not irritate my skin and is nourishing without feeling heavy or leaving my skin greasy. I put it on, wait a few minutes, and then apply my makeup. Goes well under foundation or even just blush and concealer." —Vanessa P

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    36. An ice roller to help nix puffiness and swelling (did someone say lymphatic drainage?), as well as redness and inflammation caused from things like, say, an eyebrow wax. So in the wise words of a prophet: go ahead and ice ice baby.

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    Just remove the roller head from the handle and store it in a freezer. When you’re ready to wave all that morning puffiness goodbye, it’ll be ready to go! Just swipe it back and forth along the puffy areas of your face (including your under eye bags) and it’ll feel like you’re getting a soothing, refreshing facial.

    Psst, it's said this can also be a great tool for helping with migraines and sinus headaches!

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my ice roller!! I originally bought this to to de-puff my face in the mornings, but now I use it for everything! It drastically reduces my face puffiness, helps with sore muscles, , relieves itchy legs when I break out in stress rashes, cools me off on hot days, etc. If you are thinking about buying this for any reason, DO. IT. It rolls so smoothly and feels amazing. It's my favorite product." —Savannah Hanson

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    37. An alcohol-free Thayers toning mist that (thanks to an effective blend of rose petal, witch hazel, and aloe) is truly a skincare jack of all trades: It can reduce redness, tighten pores, control excess oil, and provide the perfect mid-afternoon pick-me-up. Just give your complexion a little spritz when it's starting to look/feel a bit full!

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    Witch hazel also works to ~sanitize~ your skin and prevent breakouts!

    Promising review: "This leaves your skin feeling so refreshed and clean. I use it before applying moisturizing in the morning and at night. Just wait until it really soaks in, add some moisturizer on top, and your skin will be glowing!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.73.

    Me @ the fact that these products are both effective and don't cost a fortune:

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