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19 Cheap Skincare Products That Will Transform Your Skin

A beautiful complexion doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg.

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favourite skincare products that cost £10 or less. These are some of their recommendations.

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1. The Lush Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub (from £8.50) will leave you feeling clean and exfoliated, but still well moisturised.

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"This is the only scrub I have ever used that makes my skin feel 100% clean. I use it around twice a week and it takes all oil away without being drying and it leaves my skin feeling so smooth! It also gets bonus points for smelling so good and lasting for such a long time."

Submitted by Hollie Walker, Facebook.

2. The No7 Beautiful Skin Hot Cloth Cleanser (£9.95) is a gentle cleanser that's still powerful enough to melt off makeup.

"It’s amazing, so gentle! It removes all makeup, even eye makeup, without pain or rubbing, and leaves my skin feeling lush at the end of the day."Submitted by jodiej46ee5825b.
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"It’s amazing, so gentle! It removes all makeup, even eye makeup, without pain or rubbing, and leaves my skin feeling lush at the end of the day."

Submitted by jodiej46ee5825b.

3. The Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing Foam (£10) is perfect for oily or problematic skin.

"This is my absolute favourite thing from Innisfree. It's pretty cheap and lasts around 6-8 months with daily use. There are also small volcanic chunks that do minimal exfoliating but dissolve once rubbed in. A bonus is just how clean you feel after, and it smells amazing!"Submitted by meganli127.
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"This is my absolute favourite thing from Innisfree. It's pretty cheap and lasts around 6-8 months with daily use. There are also small volcanic chunks that do minimal exfoliating but dissolve once rubbed in. A bonus is just how clean you feel after, and it smells amazing!"

Submitted by meganli127.

4. The Mario Badescu Facial Spray (£7) is a hydrating spray that can also be used to prep your skin for makeup and set it, too!

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"This spray is so hydrating and it can be used to set makeup too."

Submitted by bernalkaren572.

5. The Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water (from £1.99) is an absolute staple that removes makeup gently.

"I LOVE the Garnier Micellar Water. I use it to remove my makeup before cleansing and it is so gentle on the eye area."Submitted by TriaJace."Garnier Micellar Water can replace your face wash! It cleans your face by removing dirt from your skin without removing the oil (Google it. There’s many articles backing it up). I still wash my face whenever I shower but I've replaced my nightly face wash with cotton wool dabbed in micellar water. My dry spots are gone and my skin is great! No breakouts or anything!" Submitted by sierrad4b106c5f8.
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"I LOVE the Garnier Micellar Water. I use it to remove my makeup before cleansing and it is so gentle on the eye area."

Submitted by TriaJace.

"Garnier Micellar Water can replace your face wash! It cleans your face by removing dirt from your skin without removing the oil (Google it. There’s many articles backing it up). I still wash my face whenever I shower but I've replaced my nightly face wash with cotton wool dabbed in micellar water. My dry spots are gone and my skin is great! No breakouts or anything!"

Submitted by sierrad4b106c5f8.

6. Lidl's Cien Q10 Night Cream and Day Cream are both super affordable (at about £2.99 each) and effective, but unfortunately they're only available in store.

"Lidl’s Cien Anti-Wrinkle Q10 night cream and the daytime version are the absolute tits."Submitted by tamsyno.
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"Lidl’s Cien Anti-Wrinkle Q10 night cream and the daytime version are the absolute tits."

Submitted by tamsyno.

7. Basically the whole Deciem the Ordinary range, from just £4.90.

"Their lactic acid works in a similar way to Good Genes by Sunday Riley. I use the 10% but most people use 5%. The rosehip oil fixes almost everything. I use the niacinamide + zinc when I get spots, which sorts them right out. I use the retinol 1% at night, and the caffeine solution under my eyes to brighten dark circles. I use the alpha arbutin on a dark spot on my cheek that I'm getting rid of."Submitted by Katie Louise Della-Valle, Facebook.
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"Their lactic acid works in a similar way to Good Genes by Sunday Riley. I use the 10% but most people use 5%. The rosehip oil fixes almost everything. I use the niacinamide + zinc when I get spots, which sorts them right out. I use the retinol 1% at night, and the caffeine solution under my eyes to brighten dark circles. I use the alpha arbutin on a dark spot on my cheek that I'm getting rid of."

Submitted by Katie Louise Della-Valle, Facebook.

8. These super hydrating Tony Moly I'm Real Sheet Masks come in a pack of 11, which equals £1.15 per mask!

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"The Tony Moly sheet masks are brilliant. Good variety, easy to use, and not messy. They leave my skin glowing and nourished."

Submitted by michaelareid3.

9. The St. Ives Timeless Skin Collagen Elastin Moisturiser is super hydrating and only £6.99.

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"This is the best face cream I've ever used! I’ve tried a LOT of skincare stuff, from low-end to high, and this is the best. My skin has honestly never looked better. Also, my makeup applies beautifully over it. I apply an extra layer or two under my eyes, since creams sink in so quickly there, while I’m doing my other makeup and my undereyes look amazing!"

Submitted by sarahh4bff3abdb.

10. The Skin Food Black Sugar Mask (£6.83) can be used as an exfoliator or as a mask and is packed with vitamins and minerals.

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"This is one of the best exfoliators I’ve tried. I use it once or twice a week and my skin is super smooth. For something so cheap it really does the job of getting all the dirt and dead skin off your face. You leave it on for about 10-15 minutes before washing it off with warm water. My skincare routine would be lost without this product."

Submitted by marlow98.

11. The Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque is super affordable (£4.29) and very effective for clearing away spots.

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"This mask obliterates acne without drying or irritating skin."

Submitted by emxlymiller.

12. The La Roche-Posay Serozinc Spray (£8.50) really helps to prevent breakouts.

"I use this in the evenings after taking off my makeup, cleansing, and toning. It's really effective for calming skin and preventing breakouts. When I don't use it I really notice!"Submitted by Natalya Lobanova.
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"I use this in the evenings after taking off my makeup, cleansing, and toning. It's really effective for calming skin and preventing breakouts. When I don't use it I really notice!"

Submitted by Natalya Lobanova.

13. The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash (from £6) is great at clearing and soothing oily, blemish-prone skin.

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"I’ve been using this face wash for about three years now. I’m a teen in high school, so it helps with preventing acne by cleansing my face, and it also helps to wash off oil from my face at the beginning and end of the day. I also keep a bottle of Tea Tree Oil to spot-treat acne at the end of the day."

Submitted by aquarosey.

14. The Argan du Maroc moisturiser (£8.90) smells incredible and is 100% natural.

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"Despite the humble packaging, this moisturiser is amazing. The ingredients are super simple and 100% natural, plus it smells incredible, sinks in immediately, moisturises well and is super affordable."

Submitted by Natalya Lobanova.

15. The Witch Overnight Clearing Serum (£5.99) is an effective overnight treatment that helps minimise spots without drying out your skin.

"I’ve tried so many skincare products, from cheap to expensive, and this is the best! I have very dry, spot-prone skin, so it’s really hard to find something that will treat my spots without drying out my skin, but this keeps my skin hydrated!"Submitted by f412cfe22b.
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"I’ve tried so many skincare products, from cheap to expensive, and this is the best! I have very dry, spot-prone skin, so it’s really hard to find something that will treat my spots without drying out my skin, but this keeps my skin hydrated!"

Submitted by f412cfe22b.

16. Okay, these Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme pads are usually £14.95, but they're on offer right now for £7.45, which still makes them eligible!

"What I mainly want from my products is to minimise my pores and this is ideal to have in my skincare routine."Submitted by Rosie Newton, Facebook.
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"What I mainly want from my products is to minimise my pores and this is ideal to have in my skincare routine."

Submitted by Rosie Newton, Facebook.

17. Boots Ingredients Charcoal and Willow Bark Sheet Mask is a soothing treat that only costs £2.99 a pop (or £3 for two!).

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"This mask is so relaxing and my skin feels so good afterwards. And to top it all off, really affordable!"

Submitted by dothelokicokieinasgard.

18. Sukin do a range of high-quality, organic, and affordable products. Their Foaming Facial Cleanser (£7.99) and Facial Moisturiser (£8.49) are particularly good.

"Sukin is genuinely the best skincare range I’ve ever used – their facial moisturiser and foaming facial cleanser are under a tenner, smell like heaven, and made my usually greasy, clogged skin feel like a silky smooth dream. Plus their products are carbon neutral, vegan, and sulphate and paraben-free. Great for the face, even better for the planet!"Submitted by pedalogalleons.
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"Sukin is genuinely the best skincare range I’ve ever used – their facial moisturiser and foaming facial cleanser are under a tenner, smell like heaven, and made my usually greasy, clogged skin feel like a silky smooth dream. Plus their products are carbon neutral, vegan, and sulphate and paraben-free. Great for the face, even better for the planet!"

Submitted by pedalogalleons.

19. Apple Cider Vinegar is an all-natural, multipurpose beauty product that helps clear spots and can also be used as a hair conditioner!

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"Apple cider vinegar! It helps to generally improve skin, but it’s especially useful when I have a nasty zit. I just apply some of the ACV to a cotton swab and then tape it to the area overnight. The next morning, my zit will be gone."

Submitted by sofijaimes1.

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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