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    30 Skincare Products Under $30 That'll Help Step Up Your #Shelfie Game

    Your beauty space will ~lewk~ so good with these affordable skincare savers.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Skinfood's Egg White Pore Foam minimizes the appearance of pores and removes dead skin cells. Its formula contains egg whites, a high source of protein that stimulates collagen cell growth.

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    Promising review: I use this twice a day: in the shower in the morning, and as the second step in my oil cleanse at night. I have combination skin that errs on the side of oily, and it's been drying without totally drying me out. I had some stubborn acne spots that have really cleared up. Love it, and I'll keep using it as long as I can. A little goes a long way, and one tube has lasted me almost four months already." —elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Read more about affordable K-beauty products in 28 Korean Beauty Products Under $10 You'll Probably Want To Try.

    2. Dr.G's Brightening Peeling Gel is like a lightbulb for your complexion: It sloughs away dead skin cells so your face can feel moisturized *and* radiant in minutes.

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    Add it to your bathroom vanity or cabinet, so you can give your skin a quick pick-me-up on the fly.

    Promising review: "Good heavens, this stuff is amazing! Every single dry and dull patch gone and even my roughest spots feel like baby skin! My enlarged pores were immediately reduced and hardly noticeable." —Paula

    Get it from Amazon for $11.60.

    3. Patchology MoodPatch Chill Mode Eye Gels soothe tired, "I've been up all night" eyes with a heavenly formula of cannabis seed oil and other botanical extracts. Store them on your bathroom shelf for a mini pre-makeup treat.

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    Get them from Nordstrom for $15.

    4. Glossier's Futuredew adds an illuminating touch to your daily skincare regimen: Apply it after moisturizing for a dewy, glowing appearance that'll look beautiful for the 'gram.


    Complete your vanity setup with Glossier's Balm Dotcom and Milky Jelly Cleanser.

    Promising review: "I really love this so, so, so much. It gives you an instant glow, that lasts for such a long time! It also looks really nice under makeup, it doesn’t make my skin look oily at all, which a lot of moisturizers do." —Klara

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    5. Mario Badescu's PM Edition Mini Must-Haves Set saves you time during your nighttime skincare routine. It comes with a cleanser, lip balm, night cream, and facial spray that soothe your face, so you'll wake up blemish-free in the morning.

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    Promising review: "This is perfect for use before bed. It’s a nice way to wash off the day. And go to bed feel fresh. In a week, I noticed a difference in my skin." —Jackie813

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

    6. Elizavecca's Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask is so much fun to put on, you'll forget you're actually removing a bunch of blackheads and exfoliating your face.

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    Promising review: "First? It's weird. Second. It's awesome. I use this every few days to keep the dead skin from building up on my face - even with washing, I get a lot of clogged pores and my skin is very dry to begin with. This smooths out my skin texture a bit and takes off a lot of the dead layers. In combination with collagen masks and rosewater spray, this has become a regular part of my skincare routine and my skin is so much happier now." —Rune Johansson

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    7. I Dew Care Thirst Things First Revitalizing Vitamin C Mist Mask hydrates thirsty skin and is packed with vitamin C-rich pomegranate and lemon peel oil to give you a bright, moisture-friendly complexion. Its vibrant pink bottle also adds a pop of color to your beauty counter or cabinet.

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    Get it from Ulta Beauty for $19.

    8. Mighty Patches fight pesky pimples that won't go away on your face: Their hydrocolloid-based material absorbs impurities and pus from your pimples, so there's no popping required. Place them on and say buh-bye to blemishes.

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    Promising review: "My pores get clogged but they're stubborn buggers and don't like to be extracted. The Mighty Patch has been great because it actually succeeds in bringing all that grossness to the surface. From there, it's easy just to extract and blast off. I've already gone through one sheet!" —Karen Lee

    Get a 36-count pack from Amazon for $12.50.

    Read more about this skin saver in 33 Cheap Beauty Products That Are Basically The Perfect Little Pick-Me-Up.

    9. Neutrogena's HydroBoost Face Cleansing and Makeup Remover Wipes are great for nights or mornings when you want to *take it all off* and prevent clogged pores.


    They also don't take up too much space and easily fit on your bathroom shelf or counter.

    Promising review: "I love these face wipes! They completely rid my face of all makeup without stripping my skin. My face feels clean and soft after using this and it's ready for the next step. I also love the scent." —valenchia037

    Get them from Walmart for $5.97 or a 2-pack from Amazon for $11.94.

    10. LilyAna Naturals' Vitamin C Serum can be used under your eyes to reduce the appearance of dark circles. Plus, its retro logo will make you think of an old-school pharmacy.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing!!! Rarely do you find something that does everything it claims, but this did it. Brightening skin tone? Check. Improve texture? Check. Fade scars and hyperpigmentation? Check and check!" —Ruby Suby

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    11. Dear, Klairs' Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil washes off makeup and other impurities without irritating your skin. For a great storage solution, place it next to your plant babies on a shelf or window sill.

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    Promising review: "I have been using the oil cleansing method for about a year now to help remove my makeup before actually cleansing. Though I have found some oils I liked, I haven't found any I love until now. I have used high-end and drugstore and either the cleansing oils were to thick, too watery, or they had an overbearing fragrance. This cleansing oil not only breaks down my makeup and leaves my skin feeling soft after, but has a light scent." —LM

    Get it from Amazon for $17.

    12. Evian's Travel Facial Spray refreshes your skin on-the-go. Stash it in your purse or keep it on your shelf whenever your skin needs a moisture boost.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    13. Thayers' Alcohol-Free Lavender Witch Hazel Facial Toner combats redness and balances skin pH using a formula of lavender, filet of aloe vera, and witch hazel extract.

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    Do you see the before-and-after pic above?!

    Promising review: "This stuff is great! I have large pores (gross, I know) that get congested (even grosser, I know), which leaves me with unattractive texture on my face, regardless of how often/how little I exfoliate. I decided to try a toner and randomly picked this one. My face has changed significantly--I have much less texture and it seems that my pores are staying cleaner. It also helped to even out my very fair skin tone. It smells wonderful and dries quickly." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.79.

    Read more about Thayers' toners in 23 Effective Skincare Products Everyone Agrees You Need To Try.

    14. Burt's Bees' Renewal Refining Cleanser rejuvenates your face with vitamin E and Bakuchiol, a wrinkle-smoothing retinol. Its formula also helps keep breakouts and impurities at bay.

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    Get it from Walmart for $8.52.

    15. First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair Cream helps keep irritation at bay with a creamy, hydration-friendly formula. Apply it to distressed skin that's in need of some moisture TLC.

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    You can store (and show off) all your First Aid Beauty skincare savers on this "invisible" bathroom shelf.

    Promising review: "First of all, this cream has an amazing texture. It’s like the smoothest, softest 'whipped cream' - just feels heavenly when you apply it. My face has been really dry and red, and I’ve been applying this cream every day. Within a week, skin feels softer and renewed. Not perfect, but definitely a noticeable, softer difference!" —Kona K.

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (also available in six, eight, 12 and 14-ounce sizes).

    16. The Body Shop's Tea Tree Skin Clearing Clay Face Mask deeply cleanses your skin and feels like a mini facial. Spa day from home? Done and done.

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    Promising review: "This is one of the best face masks I have ever used by far. It is light, so it doesn't feel like it is clogging your skin. It has a lovely tingle and your face feels so refreshed after. It smells amazing and isn't too drying." —Samar

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    17. CeraVe Skin Renewing Gel Oil helps replenish ceramides, the lipids that help your skin stay moisturized. It's like a skincare shield from weather (hello, winter) and other environmental factors that may cause cracking, dryness, and irritation.

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    Promising review: "I have very dry skin and regular moisturizing doesn’t seem to help. I add a drop of this to my regular CeraVe face cream and it does wonders! I have eczema and with this gel, I get no negative side effects." —Brock & Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $18.32.

    18. If you're looking to build up your beauty product inventory, Super Soft Silicone Face Cleanser and Massager Brushes make it easy to remove makeup. Soft bristles gently clear away foundation, concealer, and blush in a pinch.


    Promising review: "I've seen these online and thought I'd give them a try... I'll never wash my face without these again! I have a pretty in-depth skin care routine and this these little wonders cover the missing piece. The silicone is super soft, ergonomically designed and easy to hold." —G. Pathak

    Get them from Amazon for $8.98.

    19. SHISEIDO's WetForce SPF 50+ Clear Stick UV Protector gives sticky-free sun protection that doesn't budge, even when you sweat or get wet.


    Promising review: "So I'm trying to get better at always having in a SPF on, whether I plan on being in the sun or not. This is so easy to use and because it's a big clear glue stick it's dummy-proof. It also feels good on the skin. It doesn't feel like your normal sunscreen. It's almost weightless." —crislynh637

    Get it from Nordstrom for $28.

    20. Burt's Bees' Intense Hydration Night Cream nourishes your skin while you catch up on sleep. Dryness? Nope, we don't have time for that.

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    Promising review: "I love this stuff. I put it on right before I go to bed, and I seriously think that it helps clear up little zits while I'm sleeping, which is amazing and something that I've never had happen before." —S.E. Hood

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69.

    21. TONYMOLY's Liptone Lipcare Sticks give you soft, kissable lips without stickiness. Perfect your pout and take a selfie, stat.


    Promising review: "I have NEVER used a ChapStick or lip moisturizer that works as well as this does. My lips have never felt and looked so soft and smooth as they do after using this. It’s completely worth the cost, no question. I love the rose scent too, it smells like an actual rose, but it’s not overpowering. I’m never using any other ChapStick again!" —Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in three varieties: honey moisture, mint light, and rose blossom).

    22. Yes To's Coconut Ultra Hydrating Energizing Coffee 2-in-1 Scrub and Cleanser Stick exfoliates and cleans your skin at the same time. Just twist the stick, apply to wet skin, and rinse to give your complexion a little pick-me-up.


    Promising review: "I really like this scrub and hope that they continue to make it. It smells exactly like coconut coffee. I have combo skin with some acne/blackheads/whiteheads and it seems to have helped improve that. It has a very fine exfoliating texture and isn't large grit like other scrubs. A small amount goes a long way and makes a rich lather. Very soothing and makes my skin soft without over drying." —Summer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.74.

    23. Beauty by Earth's green jade roller looks chic with all your skincare products *and* gives you an excuse to have a self-care moment whenever you need one.


    Promising review: "I was curious what all the hype was about. Well, first, it's just really relaxing. I put mine in my fridge and used it after my skincare routine. The stones stayed really cold which kind of surprised me, in a good way. My eyes especially looked less puffy after using it." —kellerman83

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    24. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion diminishes the appearance of pimples while you sleep. Dab a bit on your face and let this formula work on all those baddies throughout the night.

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    Promising review: "Not long ago, I had a deep pimple that was building to a slow crescendo of awful (important to note, I usually have clear skin). I dabbed a tiny amount of this stuff on the zit after my nightly facial routine and went to bed not expecting much. No joke, this miracle elixir managed to shrink the nasty little sucker so much, that the tenderness had gone away!" —Caerley Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $17.

    25. Vegan coconut lip scrub moisturizes your lips with sweet almond oil, avocado oil, and jojoba oil. Keep this handy whenever your lips need repair from cracking or dryness.

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    Promising review: "Bought this on a whim, but no regrets! The smell reminds me of toasted almonds and almond cookies! I love how you can lick it off (no weird chemicals added), although I just wash it off. I use the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediately tell the difference. My lips are smoother and softer, and my chapstick lasts much longer on my lips." —Cowie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    26. Noxzema's Face Pads are there whenever a pimple emergency strikes. They clear up pores and help prevent future breakouts, so you can have a smooth, zit-free complexion.


    Promising review: "I had small breakouts and I was annoyed with that, since my face never had breakouts as an adult. This is so cool and the pads clean out the facial dirt that a shower missed using soap. TOTALLY worth the money." —GracefulOwl

    Get it from Walmart for $3.97.

    27. Glam Up's Facial Sheet Mask Set keeps your cheeks, forehead, and chin area super-soft and moisturized. Your thirsty skin will thank you for this affordable and effective mini treatment.

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    Promising review: "I love these masks. I have sensitive skin that's especially finicky when it comes to facial masks. These don't irritate my skin, and I actually saw a noticeable improvement after just a couple uses." —Emma Dean

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $9.80.

    28. Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water can be used for your morning or nighttime skincare routine. It carefully removes impurities from your face without harsh rubbing or water.

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    It also won the the low price point pick for BuzzFeed Reviews' best makeup removers.

    Promising review: "I love this product. I don't like having a separate oily product for the eyes and lips, so this product is ideal since it does the job and doesn't leave any sort of oily residue. It really is like water. After I just use my face wash, some toner, and massage in some night cream and my bedtime routine is complete." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $6.77+ (available to also buy in packs of two or three).

    29. The Inkey List's Caffeine Eye Cream is like a cup o' joe for your eyes: It's formulated with caffeine and reduces the appearance of puffiness, fine lines, and under-eye bags.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical with the price of this stuff being so cheap, but I tried it and noticed immediately that it works. I’m on my second tube of this stuff, I use it every morning under my eye cream and it really does depuff my eyes and makes me look more awake. It absorbs quickly and does great under makeup." —HeatherB34

    Get it from Sephora for $9.99.

    30. Truly's CBD Acne Patches treat breakouts and accelerate the healing process with hydrocolloid, hemp seed oil, and salicylic acid. Stick one of these babies on your face and say farewell to acne.

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    Get a 36-pack from Ulta Beauty for $13.

    You, when you complete your #shelfie goals.

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