5 Super Cheap Skincare Products That are Actually Worth Using

La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo+: £15.50

A classic for a reason, Effaclar Duo+ has been proven to reduce the appearance of blemishes, unclog pores and leave skin looking smoother. Don’t just take my word for it though, this miracle formula has earned over 180 five-star reviews over at Boots.com


The Ordinary Advance Retinoid 2%: £8

If you want an anti-ageing product that actually works, it’s worth picking up The Ordinary’s Advanced Retinoid 2%. The formula’s clever delivery system allows it to reduce visible signs of ageing without the irritations that are normally associated with using a retinoid product.


Garnier Skin Micellar Cleansing Water: £4.99

If there’s one place you can afford scrimp on when it comes to skincare, it would be makeup remover. That being said, you want a product that actually works – there’s nothing worse than scrubbing your eye with a cotton pad and having zero impact on that waterproof mascara. Garnier’s Micellar Water dissolves makeup in seconds.


The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5: £5.90

Hyaluronic acid is a staple in the skincare industry as it can attract up to 1000 times it’s weight in water, this means it’s often used in hydrating serums. Here, it’s teamed with vitamin B5 (also a surface hydrator) apply a few drops before your regular moisturiser and it will give your skin a major boost of hydration.


L’Oreal Paris Revitalift Laser Renew: £14.99

This anti-ageing eye cream targets fine lines to leave skin looking smoother after just four weeks of use. The formula works to de-puff, firm skin and re-plump wrinkles, plus the cooling metal tip means you can gently massage the eye area as you apply.

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