9 Drugstore Skincare Must-Haves:
There’s no better place to find hidden beauty and skincare gems than at the drugstore. And who says you have to sacrifice quality when it comes to shopping for beauty products on a budget?
I have rounded up some of my most prized drugstore skincare finds to share with you. Great skincare doesn’t need to break the bank.
Cerave Facial Moisturizing Lotion (AM) SPF 30 $17.99
This moisturizer offers everything I look for in a daytime lotion. SPF, UV protection, non-greasy, lightweight, no white cast, oil-free yet still very hydrating, and free of fragrance for those with sensitive skin
Simple Skincare Micellar Cleansing Water $9.49
This micellar cleansing water is the best that I have tried from the drugstore. It gently cleanses my skin while also being hydrating.
Aveeno Skin Relief Gentle Scent Lotion $12.49
This lightly scented lotion soothes itchy, dry skin in just one day and moisturizes for a full 24 hours. This rich formula absorbs quickly and is clinically shown to be as gentle to sensitive skin as fragrance-free products. Clinically shown to relieve itchy, extra dry skin. Moisturizes for 24 hours. It is gentle enough for sensitive skin and is Dermatologist recommended.
Pixi Skin treats Glow Tonic $10
This glow tonic exfoliates and purifies my skin with Glycolic Acid. The ginseng improves circulation and energizes. The aloe vera soothes and hydrates. This is Pixi Glow Tonic is alcohol-free and is suitable for all skin types. It is not tested on animals and is Paraben free.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum, Fragrance-free $38.99
Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum Advanced ultra-lightweight, creamy moisturizer is supercharged with skin-plumping Amino-Peptide Complex II and fragrance-free. This fast absorbing, non-greasy formula is specially designed to regenerate surface cells and deliver anti-ageing ingredients 10 layers deep into the skin’s surface. Hydrates to improve elasticity and firm skin for a lifted look, instantly diminishing the look of wrinkles.
Burt’s Bees Facial Cleansing Oil $15.49
Burt’s Bees Facial Cleansing Oil with Coconut & Argan Oils is formulated with a unique blend of natural moisturizers, including Coconut and Argan Oils. These natural oils combined help keep skin soft, clean, and beautifully nourished. Antioxidant-rich ingredients, this facial cleanser gently removes dirt and makeup without leaving an oily residue. It is dermatologist-tested and clinically shown to cleanse and soften skin, naturally.
AQUAPHOR Multipurpose Healing Ointment $13.49
This water-free, paraffin-based formulation forms a semi-permeable, protective barrier over the skin which reduces the rate of water loss. The ingredients Panthenol and Bisabolol soothe dry skin and help reduce redness due to dryness. It also contains Glycerin to moisturize and replenish the skin’s moisture barrier. This ointment also conditions and protects the skin, and it is recommended to help prevent dryness associated with occupational skin irritants that will otherwise cause the skin to lose moisture and dry out (ex: excessive hand washing). Gentle enough for use on babies. Eucerin Aquaphor Healing Ointment is well tolerated, gentle, non-comedogenic, and contains no added fragrances, colourants, alcohol and preservatives that could, in some people, cause skin irritation or contact dermatitis.
Cetaphil Cleanser $10.49
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is a mild, soap-free formula that cleanses without irritation. It protects the skin’s natural protective oils and natural pH to moisturize and soothe sensitive skin as it cleans. Gentle enough for baby’s delicate skin or as a makeup remover.
NEUTROGENA All-in-One Make-up Removing Cleansing Wipes $13.49
Gently removes 99% of all makeup – even stubborn waterproof mascara in one step. For all skin types, even sensitive skin. Leaves skin clean and fresh in one easy step. These cleansing wipes are alcohol-free.