Cleansers That Don't Break the Bank

beautycakesbeautycakes
Sep. 8
Everyone needs a good cleanser but what's the point in using up that hard earned money on something you're just going to wash off? Well, there isn't. I would much rather save that $$$ on a product that's applied and stays on the skin. Though I love many pricey products, expensive does not necessarily mean better.
My Skin Info: My chin area is dry, nose and cheeks are oily and my forehead is normal. A few blackheads, milia and lots of sebaceous filaments. Definitely a combination of all sorts.
When you're addicted to skincare, you end up trying a few things to see what works best on your skin. Here's a few suggestions below on great cleansers I've tried that didn't hurt my wallet:
This was a rebuy for me. At least more than 3 times, I have finished this entire bottle. It's a boring cleanser but what's special about it is that it didn't break me out and it didn't leave me dry after rinsing it off. One pump is enough for your entire face so the bottle will definitely last you a long time. It's $11 for 12 oz. of good old safe cleanser.
Only around $10 for this cleanser! It's great for combination skin and clogged prone pores. All ingredients used are super gentle and non-comedogenic which targets my skin concerns. Because of the gentle formula, it is also safe for people with fungal acne so if that's one of your target skin concerns then go for it! Super affordable and easy to find at any of your local drugstore chains.
J-booty or J-beauty??!!?? We love an Asian Beauty skincare option from Japan. The $9.99 Hada Labo Japan Gokujyun Hyaluronic Acid Moisture Bubble Foaming Cleanser is to die for. This is a gentle foaming face wash that exfoilates skin to remove dirt and oil trapped within pores but is kind to your skin barrier. You would think a foaming cleanser would dry you out, but I don't feel that way with this cleanser at all. Fragrance free and alcohol free! This leaves your skin feeling naturally soft after rinsing. I'm halfway through my first bottle and loving it.
CLEANSER NOTES TO REMEMBER:
  • If there's product leftover after cleansing, you may want to consider double cleansing.
  • Your skin should feel calm and soft after using a cleanser.
  • Your skin should not be irritated, dry or tight after using a cleanser. If it is, change it immediately!
Sending positive vibes to your skincare routines. Enjoy!
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