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Skin Care: Healthy, Radiant Skin for Less

Who says you can’t look great without spending a lot of money? From moisturizers to face cleansers and anti-aging products, care for your skin with the best picks at budget prices.
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Review: Soap & Glory Hand Food
This is maybe the best smelling hand cream in the world. I am not kidding.

Review: CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser
Need a cleanser that won't strip your skin? Give CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser a try.

Review: Covergirl Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm
Glosses are often either too greasy or too sticky, but this product surprised me with its soft shine and even pigment.

Review: Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm
Too lazy for lipstick, but need a hint of color? Tinted balms are the answer. But is this tinted balm right for you?

Review: Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
Makeup removing wipes are truly one of the great inventions of our time.

Review: Arm & Hammer Essentials Deodorant
Is it possible to find an effective natural deodorant that costs less than $3?

Review: L'Oreal Eye Defense
Can one eye cream reduce puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles -- for under $20?

Review: Embryolisse Lait-Creme Concentre
Proof positive that if every expert tells you to use a particular beauty product, you should probably listen.

Review: Burt's Bees Naturally Nourishing Milk & Honey Body Lotion
A natural dry skin cream for under $10.

How do I get rid of stubborn blackheads on my nose?
You've tried everything and still have stubborn blackheads on your nose. Are you stuck with them for good? Or is there a way to treat them?

What's the best dark circle under-eye cream?
Do you always look like you had a late night? Here's how to beat those pesky under-eye circles.

Dry Skin Cures for 10 Dollars or Less
Don't shell out tons of money for dry skin treatments. These products are available at the drugstore and cost $10, max.

Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
Got three dollars? You can buy one the best classic beauty products still on the market today.

Burt's Bees Coconut Foot Creme
Burt's Bees does it again with a summery-smelling creme for your tired winter feet.

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream
Need a cure for dry, chapped hands? This super-cheap product might be for you.

Neutrogena Deep Clean Facial Cleanser
Do you have oily skin or problems with blackheads? Neutrogena Deep Clean Facial Cleanser might be the perfect drugstore skin care product for you.

Soapwalla Deodorant Cream
Have you despaired of finding a natural alternative to commercial deodorants that doesn't leave your armpits feeling like an organic swamp? If so, you haven't tried Soapwalla yet.

Nivea A Kiss of Shine Glossy Lip Care
Need a lip gloss with SPF? Nivea might have the right product for you.

YuBe Moisturizing Skin Cream
Got super dry skin? It's still no match for this miracle cream from Japan.

What Can I Do to Shrink My Pores?
Is it really impossible to shrink pores?

Do I Need an Eye Cream?
Once and for all: Do we need a separate eye cream, or is it just a waste of money?

Review: Palmer's Cocoa Butter for Stretch Marks
This super-cheap drugstore product can help prevent and reduce the appearance of stretch marks.

Review: Clinique All About Eyes
Need a cream for puffy eyes? This might be the perfect product for you.

Review of CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM
The best night cream I've ever tried isn't even a cream: It's a lotion, and it's under $15.

Expert tips, makeover tricks and the best beauty bargains around!
Expert tips, makeover tricks and beauty products on a budget to help you get your best look now!

DIY Spa Pedicure on a Budget
Want a spa-quality pedicure without spending a lot of money? Wouldn't it be great to get salon-style feet without leaving the comfort of your own home? Follow the instructions below and you will have all the information you need to pamper yourself!

How To Get Sexy Summer Skin
The summer is here, and time to get out and enjoy that summer heat! But that means, protecting your skin from the sun's harmful rays. We know you want to get out there and have fun, so why not arm yourself with the "know-how" to protect your skin, all the while capturing the summer's rays. Here's the best strategies and products on the cheap,...

Cheap Moisturizers
The celebs (and those with limitless funds) swear by ultra pricey moisturizers like la Mer, but how are us regular folks supposed to battle dry skin, red patches and the like? Check out my top drugstore moisturizer picks - from creams with Retinol (not that you have wrinkles) to formulas for extra-sensitive skin, you'll find a wallet-friendly pick for every skin type in this list of top facial mo…

Tinted Moisturizers - Splurge to Save
A tinted moisturizer can give you light coverage (and color) when you don't want to wear a heavy foundation. Perfect for summery weather, these splurge-to-save tinted moisturizer picks offer a sheer, radiant look on any budget.

Review of Stila Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer
Looking for a tinted moisturizer that offers sheer coverage and sun protection? Check out this review of Stila's Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer before you buy.

Cheap Self Tanners
Find the best self tanner for your needs with this roundup of easily available - and cheap - self tanning picks.

Jergens Natural Glow Express Review
When you need a tan - in a hurry - Jergens award-winning Natural Glow Moisturizer is now available in an express version. But how does it compare to the original? Read this review before you buy.

Best Face Cleansers – Splurge to Save
From expensive to very cheap, the About Beauty Guide rounds up her top picks in face cleansers.

Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture With Sunscreen
Need a cheap moisturizer with broad-spectrum SPF? This just might be the product for you.

How can I fake a tan at home?
Want a fake tan that isn't orange or streaky? Here's what to do.

Best Drugstore Self-Tanners
If you're feeling a little pasty, but don't want to risk damaging your skin, these cheapo tanning products will have you looking sun-kissed in a hurry.

The Best Sunblocks & Sunscreens for Cheap!
You don't have to buy designer brand sunblock or sunscreen in order to get the protection you deserve. In fact, cheaper brands perform as well or in some cases, better than these designer brands. The challenge is to find an inexpensive one to suit your lifestyle, and that also protects against UVA and UVB rays without clogging your pores or...

What's Your Favorite Cheap Beauty Product?
Share your favorite cheap beauty products. (Don't be shy: Our come from the drugstore, too.)

Burt's Bees Baby Bee Fragrance-Free Lotion
It's a rare Burt's Bees product that doesn't fill us with joy, but Burt's Bees Baby Baby Fragrance-Free Lotion is one of them.

Pond's Cold Cream
Ask any older woman with great skin for her makeup remover of choice, and she'll most likely tell you it's Pond's Cold Cream. This 3.5-ounce miracle cream costs less than your lunch and will remove your makeup and keep you looking years younger than your age.

The 10 Best Skin Care Products Under 10 Dollars
There's no need to spend a lot in order to look fabulous. These budget skin care products will get you looking gorgeous for under ten bucks.

St. Ives Apricot Scrub
We defy you to find a short list of awesome budget beauty products that doesn't include St. Ives Apricot Scrub. The drugstore beauty classic is timeless, cheap, and effective -- our favorite things for a product to be.

Heel Genius Amazing Foot Cream
Better than a pedicure? Not quite. But Soap & Glory's Heel Genius Amazing Foot Cream will definitely tide you over between sandings.

Biore Pore Strips
Biore pore strips are by far the most popular pore strip product on the market right now. But does this drugstore beauty favorite live up to its reputation?

CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion AM With SPF 30
CeraVe facial moisturing lotion AM is a cheap, effective high-SPF lotion beloved by dermatologists and consumers alike. Find out why everyone's crazy for this nifty drugstore skincare product.

Lac-Hydrin Five
Those red bumps on the backs of your arms aren't zits. They're keratosis pilaris, and if you're sick of dealing with them, this alpha-hydroxy skin lotion might be the answer.

Olay Foaming Face Wash for Sensitive Skin
Sometimes, washing your face can feel like the skin care version of the three bears. This cleanser is too harsh, and dries out our skin. This one is too mild, and doesn't deep-clean. Will we ever find one that's just right? For some of us, Olay Foaming Face Wash might be it.

Is the Clarisonic Worth the Money?
Beauty blogs have been buzzing about these sonic skin care brushes. But are they worth the money? And if so, should you go for the Clarisonic Classic or the Clarisonic Mia?

Review of Coconut Oil
Does coconut oil make you think of macaroons or Snooki? Broaden your mind, because this cheap product is also a great cure for keratosis pilaris.

Keratosis Pilaris Treatments Under 20 Dollars
People who have keratosis pilaris would spend any amount of money to get rid of it, and cosmetic companies know that -- which is why they charge about a billion dollars for fancy exfoliators. These cheap products are all under $20 and available at any drugstore.

Review: Clarisonic Mia
Is the Clarisonic Mia really the magic bullet for all our skin issues? And is it worth the price?

Booth's Walnut Shell Body Scrub & Cleanser
Product review, booths, walnut shell, body scrub, cleanser

Meghan Hubley Bourque, Guest Author
Sensitive skin needs special care. Get advice from a skin care expert who knows exactly how you and your poor skin feel.

Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture for Sensitive Skin
What do you do when your skin is both sensitive and acne prone? Search far and wide for the Holy Grail of skincare products: a moisturizer that doesn't aggravate sensitive skin, or make it break out.

Review: First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads
These aren't the exfoliating pads of your youth; they're a thousand times better.

Before You Buy Face Lotion
Find out what ingredients you should look for in drugstore lotions for younger, smoother skin.

Affordable Skin Care Products
Check out these tips for finding the best affordable skin care – for college life and beyond.

Review: Skin Relief Hand Cream

Sun Safety: 5 Budget-Friendly SPF Picks to Protect Your Skin
When heading to the beach, make sure you bring a sunscreen with SPF. I recommend using sunscreen with SPF in the 30-50 range.

Review: Kiehl's
Kiehl's Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+ is a lightweight facial sunscreen that protects against 90% of skin aging, including lines and wrinkles.

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