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    31 Cheap Skincare Products You'll Swear By Over Luxury Brands Any Day

    Yes, you can achieve better skin without draining your bank account, aka everything here is under $20! *in Jonathan Van Ness voice* Can you believe??

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    1. Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patches are magical hydrocolloid dots that treat itty bitty breakouts by isolating them from incoming bacteria and infection, absorbing all the gunk from whiteheads and popped pimples, and flattening the source of acne within a few hours — say WHAT?

    2. Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel keeps oily T-zones and pimples in check, and generally washes out every last bit of pore-clogging dirt from your face — so you are only left with a clean, refreshed face ready for all the moisture-loving essences, serums, and lotions your skin can take!

    3. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay is a powder-to-paste mask you create by mixing with equal parts of raw apple cider vinegar and/or water — it's basically magical, pimple-healing face sauce with an average 4.4 star rating across over 14 THOUSAND AMAZON REVIEWS. ✨

    4. Bioré Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser leaves your skin feeling clean, refreshed, and tingly — it goes deep within your pores to totally empty them out and really gives skin (especially oily types) the reset it needs!

    5. Sephora Collection Sleeping Masks are rich gel-cream overnight masks that replenish your skin's hydration levels while you snooze away. Each pod lasts a few uses (just try to seal them and pop them into the fridge), they're great for travel, and there's no messy washing off required.

    6. Mizon Original Skin Energy Hyaluronic Acid 76 Serum contains — yes, as the name implies — a whopping 76% Hyaluronic Acid, so you can be absolutely sure that you're providing maximum hydration to your face before you head out for the day and/or go to bed. And guess what — it *actually* absorbs instantly, and is not heavy or sticky at all.

    7. The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution is the perfect non-too-harsh product (alcohol free, btw) for people who want to start incorporating AHAs into their skincare routine to get real results in terms of skin clarity and an even skin tone — ingredients like ginseng root and aloe vera help soothe.

    8. Cosrx Aloe Soothing Sun Cream fortifies your skin with SPF 50, doesn't dry you out, doesn't feel greasy, soothes irritated skin (I see you, aloe), and sits super well under makeup.

    9. Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water removes any and all makeup — even waterproof mascara, with enough effort — with a few gentle swipes, so you can be lazy and responsible at the same darn time!

    10. Nature Republic Soothing Aloe Vera Gel serves up clear healing goop that relieves any sunburn, rash, itch, scar, or any other "uh-oh" you can imagine — be it your face or body. It's also a super soothing moisturizer, so this tub of aloe vera is basically your multitasking skincare savior.

    11. Cosrx Two in One Poreless Power Liquid tightens up your pores real nicely, so once you've removed your blackheads, new ones won't pop back up! #nonewfriends

    12. Mario Badescu Facial Spray is the perfect pick-me-up to toss in your purse or keep at your office desk for a quick spritz of aloe-and-herb-infused hydration. Afternoon slump? Don't know her.

    13. Acure The Essentials Argan Oil is the truth when it comes to attaining supple skin on the cheap — it easily gives you the same, if not better, results as expensive serums and night oils. #liquidgold

    14. Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer uses its key player, Retinol SA, to give your skin the power of smoothing wrinkles and diminishing age spots — don't be surprised if people don't believe your age when you tell 'em. ;)

    15. Weleda Skin Food contains sustainably-sourced ingredients like pansy flower, rosemary leaf, and organic sunflower seed oil that'll work wonders on your face and hands.

    16. RoC Retinol Correxion Eye Cream has a non-greasy formula that's as gentle as can be (it's non-comedogenic and hypoallergenic!) and nips crow's feet, dark circles, and puffiness in the bud over time/consistent use.

    17. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion stops unwelcome acne and whiteheads before they even have a chance to grow with just a tiny dab of pink magic — aka, salicylic acid, calamine, and other quick-drying ingredients.

    18. Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque leaves your skin feeling tingly and clean, while also drying up pimples, shrinking enlarged pores, and generally leaving you feeling relaxed as hell.

    19. Patchology FlashPatch Rejuvenation Eye Gels are infused with Caffeine and Hydrolyzed Collagen and only take five minutes to deliver intense hydration and reduce puffiness and deep-set fatigue.

    20. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel drenches your skin in hydration so your skin stays soft and taut — even underneath a big 'ol glob of foundation — instead of dry and flaky.

    21. Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask temporarily transforms you into a lovable foam creature made up of carbonated water, mud, and charcoal for a satisfying AF deep clean — bye, dirty pores!!

    22. Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10 Acne Spot Treatment contains prescription-strength benzoyl peroxide to speed up the healing process of your breakouts and prevents new ones from forming — aka, what are you waiting for??

    23. Simple Foaming Facial Cleanser is a godsend for sensitive skin because, as the brand name suggests, it doesn't contain harsh ingredients or fluffy scents that cause major irritation — just a ~simple~ clean.

    24. Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balms keep your lips buttery soft — no matter how harsh the elements are — and protected with SPF 25, because your pout is subject to sun damage too, ok!

    25. E.l.f. Gentle Peeling Exfoliant gently breaks down all of your dead skin cells with tangerine, papaya, and licorice extracts, so you end up looking like a glowing cherub!

    26. Yes To Soothing Hypoallergenic Wipes sweep away pore-clogging dirt and makeup in a pinch — or if you really, really could do without actually washing your face — without leaving angry red marks all of your face.

    27. La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser uses Zinc Pidolate to purify skin and target signs of oily skin so you can mattify your face and be on your merry way.

    28. Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Restorative Night Cream with Antioxidant-Rich Blackberry works overtime to strengthen your skin's natural moisture barrier, and improves overall elasticity/firmness — plus, it's non-greasy, hypoallergenic, and non-comedogenic (no chances of clogged pores, yay!).

    29. Bio-Oil Multiuse Skincare Oil remedies scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, and dehydrated skin like no other product — it really does it all, and the quick-absorbing formula doesn't feel like you're even applying oil on your bod.

    30. SheaMoisture African Black Soap might just be the gentle yet effective cure you've been waiting for to target hormonal acne, eczema, broken capillaries, and all-around sensitive skin — raw shea butter adds moisture, while organic oats and aloe deep clean.

    31. Yu-Be Foaming Skin Polish Scrub is gentle enough to use on your face *and* body due to a combination of fine rice bran grains, bamboo, and other mild cleansing agents — scrub away 'til you basically become a new person!

    Wow, how did all of these products end up in my cart at once???

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