5 Skin Care Products That Look Expensive (But Actually Aren't)
You don’t have to break the bank to look good. Likewise, a skin care product that delivers a serious dose of benefits doesn’t necessarily have to cost a lot of money. Below, we list out five inexpensive skin care products (all from the L'Oréal portfolio of brands and under $10!) that will have your complexion looking priceless without putting you in the red.
VICHY MINÉRAL 89
Sleek packaging aside, Vichy products contain powerful ingredients such as the brand’s Mineralizing Thermal Water, a hydrating agent that also serves to fortify and rebalance the skin. That very ingredient comprises 89% of one of Vichy’s star products—Minéral 89—which brings a luxurious boost of hydration to skin in an affordable, 10-milliliter form. The product is even more potent due to its inclusion of hyaluronic acid, a moisturizing molecule that has its ability to hold 1,000 times its own weight in moisture. It’s a lavish skin treat that can be found at your local drugstore.
Vichy Minéral 89 (10 mL), $8.50 MSRP
VICHY MINERALIZING THERMAL WATER
The beloved Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Water takes center stage in this soothing, antioxidant-filled spray. Smaller and thus more portable (just in case you need a little emergency hydration throughout the day), this spray will fortify and protect skin from external aggressors daily.
Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Water (150 G), $9.50 MSRP
KIEHL’S LIP BALM #1
Your lips are prone to dryness just as much as the rest of your face, which is why you should keep a lip balm or conditioner handy at all times. This petrolatum formula can soothe and hydrate lips while protecting against external aggressors. Your pout will feel soft and supple, even in the chilliest of climates.
Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1, $9.50 MSRP
L’ORÉAL PARIS PURE-CLAY DETOXIFY & BRIGHTEN CLEANSER WITH CHARCOAL
Charcoal is a skin care ingredient that has the ability to effortlessly draw impurities from pores while refining their appearance. The L’Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Detox & Bright Cleanser with Charcoal unlocks the power of this cleansing powerhouse for skin that looks brighten and radiant.
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GARNIER SKINACTIVE MOISTURE BOMB SUPER HYDRATING SHEET MASK
We’re very unabashed in our love of face masks. The Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb Super Hydrating Sheet Mask is perfect for an all-day pampering session. One of many Garnier face masks that can provide a range of benefits for skin, the Moisture Bomb Super Hydrating Sheet Mask is formulated with pomegranate seeds and can brighten skin while adding to its natural moisture barrier.