31 Skincare Products Under $10 That Reviewers Love


Save big and upgrade your routine with these amazing skincare helpers.

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Acure’s Brightening Facial Scrub multitasks by exfoliating dead skin cells, clearing impurities, *and* brightening your complexion. If you want your skin to glow like a lightbulb and you don’t want to spend a lot on your regimen, this scrub will get the job done. 💡


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Promising review: “I am in love with this facial scrub. I’ve had this for almost two weeks now and I love the way my skin is glowing! I have sensitive skin so I have to really be careful with the products I choose. Even after one use, you start to see a difference. It moisturizes, exfoliates, and leaves your skin smooth. I didn’t even need to apply a moisturizer afterwards! Definitely a must-have!” —Mizza C.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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e.l.f.’s Acne-Fighting Spot Gel ~hits the spot~ when it comes to treating stubborn breakouts. It’s formulated with salicylic acid, tea tree oil, witch hazel, and aloe that work together to help minimize redness and alleviate facial acne.


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Promising review: “I have the terrible habit of picking at my face, I bought this product as a healthy alternative to that and I’m proud to say that its been over a week and no face picking! Just nice even skin! This spot gel starts working on pimples fast, I apply it every morning and night, my face feels and looks great :)” —Jonez

Get it from e.l.f. for $3.

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This facial applicator brush makes applying skincare treatments a breeze and less time consuming. With soft bristles and a sturdy handle, you’ll be *painting* masks and serums on your face like a pro without getting product stuck in your fingers or making a mess in the bathroom.


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Promising review: “I no longer dread putting on my face products. I was using my fingers to apply the product to my face, it was so messy and it got in my nails too. When I came across these silicone brushes, I knew I had to have them. I use my facial products more often because I’m no longer worried about the annoying mess. The silicone brush is very flexible and spreads the product on my face nicely.” —Wells Family

Get a set of two from Amazon for $3.98.

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Glossier’s Milky Jelly Cleanser gently cleanses dirt, impurities, and makeup from your face and will leave you with soft skin, thanks to its pH-balanced formula. Stubborn foundation, concealer, and blush don’t stand a chance.


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Promising review: “I’ve been on the hunt for a new cleanser for a while, and when I found out about this product through an influencer, I immediately bought it! It has a gorgeous texture, thick and milky, and a scent that I wasn’t sure about at first but grew to adore, kind of rosy. After using it for months and nearly at the end of my first bottle, I can confidently say that my skin looks the most even I can remember it looking!” —Glossier Customer

Get it from Glossier for $9+ (available in two sizes).

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Bye Bye Blemish’s Volcanic Ash Drying Lotion gets to work on surface blemishes while you sleep, thanks to a combination of volcanic ash and salicylic acid. Volcanic ash helps slough away dead skin cells, while salicylic acid helps minimize acne-causing bacteria. Yes to waking up with a clearer complexion!


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It’s also easy to use: just cleanse your skin, dip a sterile cotton swab into the solution, and lightly apply to blemishes.

Promising review: “I was going to buy those other expensive drying lotion brands but decided last minute to try this instead. I’m so glad I did. I woke up with two big ol’ zits due to PMSing, put this on, and the next morning it shrunk a considerable amount! Usually it takes days to get it smaller but this literally took one night. I’m on the third day and it’s nearly gone! Do yourself a favor and buy this stuff instead of the pricey brands. It’s the exact same thing and works very well, the same if not better!” —M. Ksmith

Get it from Amazon for $9.98.


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Promising review: “This mask worked well, and I have very sensitive skin. Very expensive products leave my skin feeling like a new breakout will form and eventually does and not in a good way where people say, ‘it needs to pull out the impurities first.’ This mask is so simple and moisturizing with no adverse side effects for me. My skin feels soft and clean!” —Target Customer

Get it from Target for $1.99.

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Holy Snails’ Shark Sauce doubles up as a skin hydrator *and* brightener. This formula, which is shark-free and suitable for multiple skin types, was designed to combat dullness and hyperpigmentation. If you’re experiencing dark spots or want to achieve a glowing complexion, this serum will help you cut your regimen in half.


Holy Snails

Holy Snails is a woman-owned company that sells handmade skincare goods inspired by K-Beauty. You’ll find everything from serums to face oil to lip balms for your daily skincare routine.

Promising review: “I don’t think I’ve ever used a product that gave me such immediate results! In two weeks I looked in the mirror and my acne scars looked lighter and less prominent and I felt like I only had to spot conceal when normally I’d use a medium/full coverage foundation. I’ll continue repurchasing forever!” —Holy Snails Customer

Get it from Holy Snails for $9+ (available in two sizes).

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Avarelle pimple patches suck up all the nasty gunk inside pesky zits. Thanks to a layer of tea tree leaf oil and calendula oil, your pimples will be covered and less accessible during the process.


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Promising review: “I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. I’m a performer at Walt Disney World, and a clear complexion is required. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple I shouldn’t have picked and has been a bump for about three weeks now). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. They’re flat! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy.” —Caitlyn

Get a 40-pack from Amazon for $8.50.

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BodyGlide’s Anti-Chafe Balm prevents skin rubbing issues, so you can comfortably wear sports bras, shorts, and compression leggings. This formula works to keep your pores unclogged and doesn’t contain lanolin, mineral, or petroleum oils.


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Promising review: “Holy sh*t! This product is amazing! I never thought I would be able to wear shorts, skirts, or dresses comfortably in warmer weather, until now! Typically within the first few minutes of walking around or doing anything in the hot and humid summers of Illinois, I want to die. I’ll wear long pants at any chance of long periods of walking, no matter how hot. Never. Again. It goes on like deodorant, has no scent, and is clear on the skin.” —Bridget C. Shaw

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (also available in a two-pack).

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This jade roller helps reduce under-eye puffiness and gives your face a little massage. Pop this baby in the freezer, take it out, and gently roll it against your cheeks, chin, and forehead. How’s that for an affordable skincare treat?


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Promising review: “At first I wasn’t really sure these worked, but I decided to give it a shot. I really do see the changes in my face and even if there were none, it’s a nice little face massage. I think it really brightens and helps regulate my redness and blotchiness. I also have a lot of jaw pain and inflammation, that helps with this too. I keep it in the fridge and the cold is nice on my face. This was completely worth it.” —Rosemaryc5

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

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This foot file requires one quick motion to slough away cracked, dead skin from your heels. You’ll be ~walking on sunshine~ once you have super soft feet again (and you don’t have to spend $$$ on a pedicure).


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Promising review: “Y’all got $8? Buy one of these. For a decade I thought smooth feet belonged only to wealthy weekly nail salon clientele but this little cheese grater has taken me from paltry peasant wench to a silky smooth ‘show my feet in public’ rich woman. Yes oh yes! My pile of feet scrapings on the floor took me two trips with the dustpan, and if I hadn’t of stopped after I lacerated my hand, hell it probably would have taken three! So if any of you rough footed people out there are suffering from those ‘summer shoes blues,’ then buy it.” —Jerni

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

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Bio-Oil helps alleviate acne scars, stretch marks, and smooths uneven areas. Its non-greasy formula contains vitamins A and E to help moisturize your face. Because it can help with a myriad of skincare annoyances, it’s like a fairy godmother for your daily skincare routine. ✨


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Promising review: “I love this oil. It’s not greasy at all and after using it for two weeks I noticed my acne scars going away. Not only does it help with acne scars but acne in general. I could tell some pimples were forming on my face but after using the bio oil they went away in a couple days. Cheap and affordable! I love it!” —Camille

Get it from Amazon for $8.89+ (available in three sizes).

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Bioré’s Deep Cleansing Pore Strips unclog pores and help remove impurities (think dirt and oil). Use them once a week to purify skin and say buh-bye to the blackhead colony on the bridge of your nose.


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Promising review: “Oh my pores! Buy it! This is the only thing that has worked for my stubborn whiteheads/blackheads. Y’all, I tried one strip and this much came off after 15 mins 😳 and it cost a fraction of what I paid for all the other products and facials I’ve gotten! It’s cheap, effective, and so easy! I washed my face like I normally would, applied it and had a glass of wine then bam! All that crap after one strip!” —Kay

Get a 6-pack from Amazon for $5.33.

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Beauty Strike’s papaya and pineapple sheet mask exfoliates your face so you can get a glowing complexion. Breakouts are no match for this skincare treat, which helps slough away dead skin and impurities. Baby-soft skin on your next day off *is* possible.


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Beauty Strike is a Black woman-owned business with a vegan-friendly beauty and skincare line. They’re known for soothing cleansers, toners, and face masks that smell heavenly *and* help alleviate stressed-out skin.

Get it from Beauty Strike for $6+ (also available in a 5-pack).

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SelfCCare’s Rose Foot Soak softens your tootsies and turns your foot bath into a soothing spa tub. Packed with essential oils and rose buds, this treatment will leave you feeling relaxed after a long day.


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SelfCCare is a small self-care business based in New York. If you need some time to relax and soothe your skin, this shop has you covered from bath cupcakes to body scrubs.

Promising review: “This foot soak is amazing, from the fragrance to the little pieces of lavender. It really gives a spa feel and leaves my feet feeling moisturized and airy. Thank you! Will buy again.” —Etsy Customer

Get it from SelfCCare on Etsy for $8.75+ (available in two sizes).


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Don’t have breakout-prone skin? There are also formulas available for sensitive skin, dull/uneven skin, and all skin types.

Promising review: “I suffered from acne all throughout my teens and now, at the age of 20, I still suffer from hormonal and stress acne. I’ve tried every product known to me, and I’ve been using the Yes To line of products for about the past year. Nothing has ever kept my face clear, clean, and fresh like this facial cleanser. I am obsessed with it, it feels great, smells great, and leaves my face so clear that others notice! I love it!” —Amanda Condon

Get it from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in three formulas).

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The Ordinary’s Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG helps diminish the appearance of tired eyes, thanks to caffeine and Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside (EGCG) sourced from green tea leaves. Puffiness and dark circles, be gone!


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Promising review: “This is the only eye serum that comes close to a serum I have been using for years for a fraction of the cost. Helps with under eye creepiness and circles. I will continue using this.” —SkinStore Customer

Get it from SkinStore for $7.20.

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Garnier’s SkinActive Moisture Rescue Gel Cream hydrates your face without clogging your pores. Great for thirsty skin, this gel-cream formula contains vitamin C and a fruit water antioxidant complex that locks in moisture and helps alleviate dry spots.


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Promising review: “I love this moisturizer. It not only hydrates your skin, but it gives you a dewy glow without the sticky. I use it every day, especially in the summertime. I have normal/combo skin. It does not leave me feeling oily. I’m relieved that I found a product that I am so satisfied with for an affordable price.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $6.43+ (available for dry skin and normal/combo skin).

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e.l.f.’s Charcoal Gel Under Eye Masks de-puff and brighten under-eye skin with the help of green tea, lavender extract, and soybean seed. If you find yourself dealing with annoying dark circles, this affordable skincare saver can be a big help!


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Promising review: “I bought this and it’s by far one of my favorite under-eye masks. Put on in the morning, and lets me go out barefaced without looking like I haven’t slept. Absolutely love them.” —e.l.f. customer

Get it from e.l.f. for $8.


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Promising review: “This stuff works. I have very oily acne-prone skin and have tried all sorts of things with minimal success. I have been washing my face twice a day with this stuff for about two weeks now and the difference is incredible! I haven’t gotten any new large pimples and everything I had has cleared up. When I first started washing my face with this, I would use it at night and in the morning the sores on my face were way less red and inflamed than when I went to bed. Super impressive.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

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BodyGlide’s Anti-Blister Balm acts like a shield against oozing blisters and skin irritation. This stick goes smoothly over your toes and heels, whether you’re wearing hiking sandals or athletic sneakers.


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Promising review: “I love this product! Typically when I run more than two to three miles I get some hot spots, irritation, or a blister and this made my whole run enjoyable! I got one of my best times during a 5K while using this product. I could focus on doing a great job rather than worrying about my feet.” —A. Adams

Get it from Amazon for $8.

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Jack Black’s Intense Therapy Lip Balms softens your lips and protects them from the elements (sun damage and windburn can be bad for your kissers). With SPF 25 and antioxidants, you’ll finally have smooth lips again without spending a lot.


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Promising review: “This is genuinely the best lip balm I’ve ever tried. I’ve had severely dry, cracked lips since I was a teenager, and basically everything I’ve tried in the past has failed me on one level or another. I’ve been using these Jack Black balms for the past six months or so, and my lips have looked soooo much better. I used to have cracks, and layers of skin would constantly peel away. I used to have light scarring and discoloration due to years of dryness and peeling, but not anymore! This even kept my lips protected during a very cold winter in the Midwest. I have six of these floating around my house/purse/work backpack. I don’t ever see myself using another lip product.” —Cara

Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in six flavors).


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Promising review: “I stumbled upon the lip scrub from a BuzzFeed article about highly rated affordable Amazon beauty products. I am so glad I did! This little product is amazing! It has just the right amount of ingredients and the texture and consistency is perfect. A little bit does the trick and goes a long way. I just wish there was an option to buy a larger amount.” —Marisol Harris

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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The Ordinary’s Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution treats your dull and uneven complexion with amino acids, aloe vera, ginseng, tasmanian pepperberry, and seven percent glycolic acid. It acts as a toner and exfoliator in-one, so you can save a step or two in your regimen *and* avoid spending money on multiple products.


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Promising review:I can absolutely tell a difference in the texture and ‘glow’ of my skin after using this every other night for a month. It’s similar to Pixi’s Glow Tonic, but so much cheaper. This *might* sting the slightest bit but it won’t last longer than 30 seconds and it’s barely noticeable. Great product, doesn’t take much to be effective.” —Sephora Customer

Get it from Sephora for $8.70.

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Glam Up’s Facial Sheet Mask Set keeps your cheeks, forehead, and chin area super-soft and moisturized. Your thirsty skin will thank you for this affordable and effective skincare treatment.


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This set comes with 12 face masks: shea butter, avocado, aloe, oatmeal, lemon, tomato, pomegranate, green tea, Japanese rice (sake), acai berry, tea tree, and peppermint.

Promising review: “I love these masks. I have sensitive skin that’s especially finicky when it comes to facial masks. These don’t irritate my skin, and I actually saw a noticeable improvement after just a couple uses.” —Emma Dean

Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $9.98.

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Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser wakes up your face with botanical-based ingredients (oh hi tea tree oil) and helps downsize pores. This formula has a low pH level, making it a great option for those with dry and sensitive skin. Makeup residue, excess oil, and impurities have *finally* met their match.


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Promising review: “I cannot describe the goodness that is this gel cleanser. It cleans without stripping my skin to the point of being squeaky clean and leaves my skin feeling fairly refreshed. While it has a mild soap scent, the smell of this cleanser by no means irritating. I have sensitive, acne-prone skin, and this cleanser has become my holy grail. I have noticed my breakouts becoming milder, and my skin is glowing after using this cleanser for about three months.” —Wat

Get it from Amazon for $9.87.

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Healing Solutions Tea Tree Oil helps halts breakouts in their tracks, so you don’t have to spend your free time treating stubborn acne. BTW, it’s recommended that you dilute this formula with Healing Solution’s Jojoba Oil or Sweet Almond Oil *before* applying it to your skin.


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Promising review: “This is a great product! I’ve been being using this the past two weeks to reduce acne and it really works! You can see the change from one day to another: it reduces the color and the bumpiness of your acne. At night I apply it directly to each one of the breakouts. It not only helps with the acne you have, but also helps preventing any more breakouts.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four sizes).

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Bliss Jelly Glow Peel gently removes flaky skin and gives your face a deep clean. Your cheeks, chin, and forehead will be so dang smooth after you use this formula that’s packed with papaya and pineapple enzymes.


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Promising review: “This stuff is great! You can actually feel the dead skin it pulls up, which is kinda gross but 100% awesome! I have super sensitive skin so I was worried that I would react badly to this peel, but it’s so gentle. I only use it two times a week max but it always makes me look like I’m glowing when I get out of the shower.” —Jackie H 93

Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

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Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream helps strengthen your brittle nails that have had their fair share of chipping, peeling, and hangnails. Calcium, hydrogenated jojoba oil, and vitamins get to work on your digits, so you can finally give yourself a good DIY manicure without going to the salon.


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Promising review: “I’ve been using this product for almost a full month. Before, my nails were bendy, paper thin, and had little ridges. After applying this product almost everyday three times a day, I can grow my nails out without fear. They are smooth, pretty, and have excellent white tips. They still have a slight flexibility to them but leagues better than where they were and I’m hoping with continued use my nails will be hard as hoof, ha. After trying so many products, this one is a holy grail.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $7.94.


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Promising review: “I really like this scrub and hope that they continue to make it. It smells exactly like coconut coffee. I have combo skin with some acne/blackheads/whiteheads and it seems to have helped improve that. It has a very fine exfoliating texture and isn’t large grit like other scrubs. A small amount goes a long way and makes a rich lather. Very soothing and makes my skin soft without over drying.” —Summer

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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And If you’re looking to build up your skincare inventory, these silicone face cleanser and massager brushes make it easy to remove makeup. Soft bristles gently clear away foundation, concealer, and blush in a pinch.


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Promising review: “I’ve seen these online and thought I’d give them a try… I’ll never wash my face without these again! I have a pretty in-depth skin care routine and this these little wonders cover the missing piece. The silicone is super soft, ergonomically designed and easy to hold.” —G. Pathak

Get a 4-pack from Amazon for $6.98.

That feeling when you find affordable skincare products:


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