Skincare has become one of the most trendy and popularized industries within the past few years. For those of us who struggle with things like acne, hyperpigmentation, oiliness, dryness, etc. it can be difficult and overwhelming when it comes to finding the right products, not to mention expensive. Here’s a list of some of the most well-reviewed skincare products that won’t break your bank; remember, everyone’s skin is different, so do the research when it comes to certain products and be patient.
Etude House Air Masks: Sheet masks in general are widely popular in the skincare community. These masks in particular are a fan favorite in Japan and come in large packs of various scents and ingredients that will give your skin a specialized glow everytime! Each pack comes with 13 different masks.
La Roche-Posay Face Wash Cleanser: La Roche-Posay has grown in popularity a lot in the past year and is one of the most highly regarded drugstore skincare brands. Their facial cleanser gives you a true bang for your buck with its large bottle size that will last anyone weeks. The cleanser also doubles as a makeup remover which will ensure your skin is extra clean and fresh with every wash.
Jivi Moisturizer: This moisturizer uses natural ingredients to provide all day-hydration. It contains shea butter, cucumber, aloe vera, and SPF to protect your skin and keep it ageless.
Avarelle Pimple Patches: Pimple patches have grown in popularity immensely this year. These patches from Avarelle are popular due to their size variations that allow users to cover multiple pimples at once for overnight removal. These patches work by drying out and draining any pimples on the face to reduce the redness and inflammation the next day.
Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips: These pore strips work by drawing out blackheads, dirt, and oil from the clogged pores on your nose. They essentially work like a magnet, and suck out any skin impurities within your pores as you peel the strip off.
Valentia Organic Rose Water Toner Spray: Rose water is an amazing skincare ingredient especially when it comes to toners. Toners work to rebalance your skin’s pH in between steps of your skin care routine, however, more often than not individuals pick a drying toner that’s concentrated in alcohol. Regardless of what kind of toner you get, look for one that’s advertised as “hydrating.”
Pond’s Cold Cream Cleanser: This cleanser has been a staple in any makeup-lovers kit for years now. The Pond’s cold cream cleanser effortlessly removes waterproof makeup with moisturizing and deep-cleansing your skin’s pores. This one-step product is extremely cheap when compared to other products like it on the market.
Green Tea Oil Absorbing Sheets: Oil absorbing sheets are great for individuals who suffer with oiliness. These blotting sheets prompt individuals to simply press lightly around the parts of their face that are experiencing oiliness and it will lift, control, and sooth your skin from the damages of the outside world.
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream: This cream is extremely helpful for individuals who suffer with dry, flakey, and/or red skin. The product itself is extremely thick, but helpful in treating patches of dry skin within 24 hours.
Eric Mastrota is a Contributing Editor at The National Digest based in New York. A graduate of SUNY New Paltz, he reports on world news, culture, and lifestyle. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.