Beauty Haul: Our Best Skin Care Buys Under $10
Buying products for a full-fledged skin care regimen can get pricey. There’s cleanser, sunscreen, moisturizer, lip balm, body scrubs, masks, serum, eye cream, night cream…and the list goes on. Needless to say, not only can the sheer volume of items rack up quickly, but the cost can too. We don’t know about you, but we’re not interested in taking out a loan—or chop off our limbs—just to stock our medicine cabinet with skin care buys. The good news is that your beauty budget doesn’t have to be blown out of the water in an effort to care for your skin. There’s a slew of cheap—think: under $10 cheap—yet effective must-haves out there, so we went ahead and rounded up just a few of our favorites below. We’re willing to bet that you’ll reach for more than just one!
Vichy Thermal Spa Water 50g
Give your skin a boost with this hydrating facial mist formulated with naturally rich 15 rare minerals from French volcanoes. Daily spritzes can help skin become more resistant to environmental aggressors, as well as reinforce its natural barrier function. Plus, the bottle is small enough to be carried anywhere with you—from your purse to your airplane carry-on!
Vichy Thermal Spa Water 50g, $9.50
L’Oreal Paris Go 360° Clean Anti-Breakout Facial Cleanser
Who said acne-fighting products have to cost an arm and a leg? We sure didn’t! This facial cleanser formula boasts 2% salicylic acid to help control breakouts and clear blackheads pore-by-pore. Gently massage the formula on your face with the included Scrublet to help visibly decrease the number of blemishes for clearer looking skin.
La Roche-Posay Micellar Water 100ml
Multi-taskers of the world, this one’s for you. Micellar water cleanses, tones, and removes all traces of makeup—yes, all three!—in a few quick sweeps of a cotton pad. It’s easy to use and doesn’t require any rinsing, making it a must for gal’s on-the-go. Dirt-encapsulating micelles in this formula rid skin of dirt, oil, pollution and other impurities without harsh rubbing, leaving skin feeling hydrated, soothed, and refreshed.
The Body Shop Vitamin E Lip Care Stick SPF 15
Everyone needs a solid lip stick in their arsenal, especially in cold, windy weather. This formula blend contains vitamin E and vanilla—offering hydration to your delicate pout as well as protection against damaging UV rays. A few coats daily are all you’ll need to keep parched lips moisturized.
Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel Cream for Dry Skin
Kiss dryness goodbye and help defend your skin against external aggressors—think: daily stress and pollution—with this oil-free, lightweight gel cream. The formula locks in moisture for skin that instantly feels fresher and looks smoother. With continued use, reap the benefits of a strengthened moisture barrier and improved skin texture.