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    31 Skincare Products From Walmart That Actually Do What They Say They Will

    From luxurious hydrating creams to masks that will help banish acne for good, these products are tried and tested so you can trust them to work for you.

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

    1. Laneige's Multi Deep-Clean Cleanser uses plant-derived papain enzymes to help remove makeup, dead skin cells, and other product buildup from your face. Plus, the cleanser's blueberry extract makes your skin feel cleaner and brighter after use.

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    Promising review: "Works nicely; pleasant to use." —Lala

    Price: $18.38 (originally $23)

    2. Egyptian Magic's All Purpose Skin Cream is an all-natural, multi-purpose product that can be used as a moisturizer, lip balm, or even as a hair mask. Plus, it's made without additives, preservatives, fragrances, chemicals or parabens.

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    Promising review: "This is by far the most amazing makeup remover ever and leaves your skin feeling so baby soft. You can use this everywhere on your body as well. Make sure to only use a little bit as it goes a long way. This is by far one of the best products I have ever come across. I will continue to use this forever." —dayne

    Price: $31.99

    3. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Camo Drops helps relieve redness and camouflage breakouts with a botanical formula that includes centella asiatica and chlorophyll.

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    People on the BuzzFeed Shopping team love this brand! Check out an editor's full review about another product in the Dr. Jart+ family for more.

    Price: $44.29

    4. Earth to Skin's Super Greens Cucumber Jelly Mask cools and hydrates while helping restore your skin's natural pH balance. Bonus points: This product offers calming anti-inflammatory benefits to further protect your skin.

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    Promising review: "I have been wanting a soothing face mask and stumbled upon this on Walmart.com. This mask smells great, is soothing and is highly moisturizing to the skin. My skin was left incredibly smooth and supple. I would highly recommend this face mask. Not only is it incredibly cheap but it works really well. I am very impressed!" —lekhamary

    Price: $6.96

    5. Dickinson's Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner is one of my go-to drugstore toners that helps remove the excess oils and dirt on my face without over-drying my skin. The best part? It's fragrance-free!

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    Promising review: "Dickinson's Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner is absolutely the best. I have used for a long time and it works better than most products that cost a lot more." —Peggy

    Price: $4.50

    6. Dr. Brant’s Microdermabrasion Exfoliant mimics expensive spa treatments without the hefty price tag. Made with magnesium, oxide crystals, lactic acid, and soothing botanicals, this will help smooth and brighten your skin!

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    Promising review: “Unlike many other scrubs, this one has extremely fine crystals that when used according to the directions leaves your skin feeling young, polished and ready to accept moisturizer, etc. It is very gentle on your skin, and rinses easily, particularly in the shower. I am sold on this product, though it is pricey.” —Davidagd

    Price: $44.50 (originally $79)

    7. Aquaphor's Healing Ointment will become your wintertime skin-saver. This must-have product helps restore moisture to your skin and helps heal and protect against further damage.

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    Promising review: "I have been using this product for over 10 years now. It works extremely well on my dry skin especially in the winter cold season. Highly recommended!" —Colette

    Price: $6.39

    8. Neutrogena's Hydro Boost Facial Moisturizer uses a water-gel and hyaluronic acid formula to help soothe irritated skin. It's lightweight enough to wear under makeup and helps you avoid dry skin *and* overspending.

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    Promising review: "Hydro Boost feels great on the skin and it's a very lightweight formula that effortlessly glides over your face and absorbs or dries quickly. There is no residue after. I've been using in the evening mostly, after I wash my face to help restore moisture that cleaning products have stripped away." —ShopGirl1724

    Price: $16.97

    9. Garnier's SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water helps protect your skin's natural moisture barrier while helping remove makeup and other buildup. It's gentle enough to use on all skin types and makes the perfect alternative to nonbiodegradable makeup wipes.

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    Promising review: "I've been using this for a couple years now and really love it. It really takes off my make up and makes my face feel clean and soft it really works well on waterproof make up as well." —Roxie

    Price: $6.78

    10. Aveeno's Positively Radiant Scrub Face Scrub exfoliates and brightens your skin with a hypoallergenic, soap-free, oil-free formula that's safe for all skin types.

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    Promising review: "I love this product! It will have your face feeling better than ever. I have been using this product for about two weeks and the results are immaculate! And its affordable!" —Catherine

    Price: $5.64

    11. Olay’s Regenerist Retinol Moisturizer leaves skin feeling hydrated and smooth without irritation thanks to a fragrance-free formula made with a blend of B3 vitamins and retinol.

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    Promising review: “It is a rich and luxurious retinol creme. I apply it every night and have noticed quite a difference. My skin appears brighter, plumper and fine lines are noticeably diminished. I use it religiously every night!” —CLP

    Price: $28.94

    12. CeraVe's Foaming Face Wash is my go-to cleanser that was recommended to me by a dermatologist to help clear my cystic acne — and it worked! The cleanser is specifically formulated for people with normal to oily skin to help cleanse your skin without drying you out.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter who started having skin problems. I tried three facial cleansers before buying this. Combining the serum at night and daytime lotion with SPF, her skin is cleared and she is so happy with it." —mauibnj

    Price: $10.98

    13. Clinque’s All About the Eyes Eye Cream offers a lightweight, nongreasy, no-fragrance formula that can easily be used as a primer to help hold eye makeup in place while reducing any puffiness and visible under-eye circles.

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    Promising review: “I have been using this eye cream for years...it helps with puffiness and dark circles and does keep my eyes hydrated.” —Adele

    Price: $29.99

    14. FOREO LUNA mini 2 Sonic Face Cleanser is my absolute favorite face washing tool; it has eight adjustable speeds and a customizable cleansing routine. But don't just take my word for it, the product has almost 500 reviews and a near perfect 5-star rating.

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    Promising review: “The product is very good, I am satisfied with it, I feel my face skin is cleaner and smoother.” —Nhur

    Price: $109.99 (originally $139)

    15. Neutrogena's Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 100+ protects your skin from harsh UVA/UVB rays. Plus, it's fast-absorbing, water-resistant, and non-greasy so you can go throughout your day without worrying about a shiny film on your body — just make sure to reapply and you're set!

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    Promising review: "This really works! I spend hours and hours working in my yard, and as long as I slather this on my face, arms and neck, I don't show any sign of sun, which is what I want. Goes on smoothly with no greasy feeling and no weird smells. Has never caused any breakouts or reactions on my sensitive skin." —Shannon

    Price: $8.97 (originally $11.78)

    16. Spa Sciences MIO Dual Microdermabrasion & Blackhead Remover uses diamond bits and vacuum suction to virtually eliminate all the gunk from your pores 😱.

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    Promising review: “This tool makes you feel like you are at the spa! I have seen such a big difference in my pores and my skin feels so soft and glowing!” —Alex

    Price: $29 (originally $39)

    17. ORA’s Facial Microneedle Derma Roller uses an ultra-fine needle (we're talking 0.5 mm) to give you a gentle, painless at-home microneedling experience to help promote smoother, healthier skin.

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    Promising review: “I have been ‘rolling' for about five years now and see good improvements in lines, scars, and pigmentation reduction. I have been using about once a week with this .5 roller and you will see results over time.” —Babydolly

    Price: $30

    18. Earth to Skin's Super Fruits Banana Brightening Eye Cream has a unique banana formula that's luxurious, lightweight, and packed with tons of nourishing vitamins for your skin.

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    Promising review: "This eye cream smells like banana Laffy Taffy. And I absolutely love it. It absorbs quickly. It gives a glowy brightening effect to the skin. You only need a small amount. It keeps the under eye hydrated all day. This is my second time purchasing the Banana Eye Cream. And it is now my go-to under-eye cream." –Melody

    Price: $8.94

    19. Cleen Beauty's Vitamin C Papaya Glow Serum is ultra-concentrated and formulated with ingredients that help brighten and reduce hyperpigmentation and dark spots while exfoliating your skin and improving its natural glow.

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    Promising review: "This items is an excellent dupe for the Drunk Elephant C-Firma Vitamin C Day Serum and it is literally a fraction of the price. I used Drunk Elephant's serum religiously and regularly invested the $80 to restock my supply. I randomly came across an esthetician who recommended this amazing and almost identical in ingredients serum. My wallet very much appreciated the pivot all while not sacrificing on quality of product. Would highly recommend!" —Kaitlyn

    Price: $9.97

    20. Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm will help keep the skin on your super-sensitive lips hydrated all day long — and it comes in five different scents so there's something for everyone.

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    Promising review: "I literally love this product so so much. It goes on so easy and I usually only need to reapply maybe once a day. The bottle lasts super long and the scent is amazing." —MeredithR

    Price: $9.57 (available in five different formulas)

    21. Neutrogena's Hydro Boost Facial Cleansing Wipes are made with hyaluronic acid that removes dirt and makeup from your skin without having to scrub it off. And yes, it works on waterproof makeup (trust me on this one — these really work!).

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    Promising review: "I've tried many makeup remover cloths, this is the best! I have sensitive skin and not only did it remove more makeup, it didn't burn or react with my skin. I would order this again." —Flowers121w

    Price: $5.97

    22. Yes To Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Mud Mask for Acne is a holy grail product made with 96% natural ingredients. The tomatoes provide necessary antioxidants your skin needs to help prevent acne from coming back.

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    Promising review: "This is the BEST product I have ever tried for my acne. I am someone who has struggled with acne since I was 8 years old. I've tried everything on the market. This flattens and dries pimples out fast without drying your skin out." —Taylor

    Price: $9.25 (originally $15.84)

    23. St. Tropez’s Gradual Self-Tan Lotion gives you the summer glow you love without the hazardous skin damage. Plus, you can apply it in the shower, which makes application and removal *so* much easier!

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    Promising review: “I have tried several different self-tanners and this one is slowly becoming a favorite! The fact that you can apply in the shower is so nice and easy. It washes off easily and because you rinse off the product in the shower it doesn't leave residue on my clothes or sheets! It’s easy to apply and I've found that I get a longer-lasting tan AND more even coverage with this because my skin is still a little wet.” —Clara

    Price: $21.99 (originally $25)

    24. Olay's Shea Butter Scent Foaming Whip Body Wash not only turns your shower into a spa-like experience, but this body wash helps cleanse your skin, leaving your whole body feeling fresh and clean.

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    Promising review: "This feels so light and smooth! There is no distinct scent which is nice. Just fun clean whipped soap." —Carl

    Price: $5.97

    25. Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Moisturizing Skin Therapy Oil is made with pure precious oils, retinol, and vitamin C to help moisturize and brighten your skin. Plus, it's super lightweight and nongreasy so you can use it beneath your makeup to stay hydrated all day.

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    Promising review: "I have been using Palmer's face oil for years. I am 59 and my skin has never been better. I apply it every night after washing my face. [It] takes away all the dry tightness, helps with skin tone. It feels so nice and you can't beat the price. All of my girls are now hooked too!" —CathyM

    Price: $8.99

    26. Jergens' Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizing Lotion will help nourish and repair your skin. Made with vitamin C, E, and B5 to lock in moisture, this powerful formula is meant to last for 24-hours and go five layers deep. Talk about hydration!

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    Promising review: "I like this product because it helps tremendously with my psoriasis. It keeps my skin moist and appealing. I love it!" —Lurene

    Price: $5.84

    27. COSRX's Ultimate Moisturizing Honey Overnight Face Mask helps soothe and revive dull, irritated skin. Get the most out of this mask by letting it soak in overnight — or use it as a super hydrating moisturizer!

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    Promising review: "I put this on every night as the last step in my evening routine. It's a clear gel. A little goes a long way." —practicalmama

    Price: $12.15 (originally $18)

    28. May Coop's Raw Sauce Moisturizing Essence is a highly concentrated product that was designed to activate skin vitality by trapping moisture and nutrients.

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    Promising review: "I like the texture a lot, it's moisturizing without being greasy. I have a combo skin and hydrating products can be an issue but this one just soaks up to my skin and it also smells amazing (someone with sensitive skin might not appreciate that)." —Barbora

    Price: $31 (originally $43)

    29. SheaMoisture's Bar Soap African Black Soap uses Fair Trade Shea Butter and other natural ingredients to help cleanse and moisturize your skin. This soap is particularly useful for people with acne-prone or sensitive skin.

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    Promising review: "I have fully used one bar of this soap — it felt like it cleaned my body but did not leave that stripped 'squeaky clean' feeling I dislike. I did see some (not a lot after one bar, after all) improvement on my arm bumps." —kayd6e2d

    Price: $4.18

    30. Aztec Secret's Indian Healing Clay is my personal go-to spot treatment for stubborn acne because it's made with 100% natural calcium bentonite clay that helps deep-clean my pores in ways no other mask has been able to do.

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    Promising review: "This clay mask is the best one I've EVER used! I don't have a lot of acne, but it got rid of most of my pimples and dark spots in only three uses. I would definitely recommend if you have acne and you want to get rid of it." —Eileen

    Price: $16.99

    31. Gold Bond's Ultimate Neck & Chest Firming Cream helps visibly improve skin's elasticity and firmness while providing a healthy dose of moisture to applied areas thanks to the product's hyaluronic acid formula.

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    Promising review: "This product smells amazing, feels amazing and gives your skin a soft, smooth protective hydration! I've been using for a few weeks now and the fine lines on my chest and neck have become unnoticeable! My skin has not been this soft and smooth and healthy looking in summer! Its defiantly a great product." —leximad7f

    Price: $9.48

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