Every Single One of These Skin-Care Products Is Available at Target For $20 or Less
As someone who keeps a comprehensive spreadsheet of all their favorite skin-care products — yes, really — I can confidently say that trying out new formulas is literally the gift that keeps on giving. (Hello, bright, beautiful, and oh-so-radiant skin.) That said, it's a slippery slope from buying just one serum to, you know, spending your entire shopping budget on skin care. (No shame, haven't we all been there?)
That's what's so great about Target's beauty inventory. The retailer's site is packed with cleansers, moisturizers, and SPFs that work overtime to keep you glowing — but won't cost you a small fortune. Need proof? Check out these 10 top skin-care essentials, all of which are available at Target for $20 or less.
The Ultimate Toner: Thayers Rose Petal Facial Toner
When it comes to toner, it doesn't get better than the Thayers Rose Petal Facial Toner ($12). This fan favorite uses witch hazel to remove any lingering grime from the day. Oh, and did I mention it comes in a heavenly floral scent? Consider this your sign to stop and smell the roses. (Sorry, had to.)
A Quick Cleanse: Shea Moisture African Black Soap Clarifying Face Wipes
In a perfect world, we'd carve out time every night to perfectly execute our multistep skin-care routine. But in reality? Sometimes, all you want to do is quickly clean your skin before face-planting into your pillow. In that case, reach for Shea Moisture African Black Soap Clarifying Face Wipes ($6). These wipes use tea-tree oil and calendula to offer a rinse-free, stress-free way to remove makeup and dirt.
Beauty Balm: Versed Day Dissolve Cleansing Balm
Or, if you have time to spare, pick up this Versed Day Dissolve Cleansing Balm ($18). Packed with hydrating ingredients like eucalyptus oil and vitamin E, this double-duty balm will remove makeup, dirt, and grime without drying your skin.
Maximize Your Moisture: Honest Beauty Hydrogel Cream
Everyone needs a reliable moisturizer in their routine, which is exactly why you should add Honest Beauty Hydrogel Cream ($20) to yours. This formula features hyaluronic acid, squalane, and jojoba esters to lock in moisture. And, since this pick has Jessica Alba's seal of approval, you know it's a worthy addition to your medicine cabinet.
Scrubbing In: Acure Brightening Facial Scrub
Dry, flaky skin has no place in your self-care routine. That's exactly why this Acure Brightening Facial Scrub ($10) is a no-brainer. Here, the lemon peel and French green clay buff away dead skin cells, while the sea kelp will give your face a nice, smooth finish.
Mask Up: C'est Moi Purifying Charcoal Clay Facial Mask
You might not apply a charcoal face mask daily, but when you do, it transforms your skin. Enter the C'est Moi's Purifying Charcoal Clay Facial Mask ($12). This charcoal mask boasts salicylic acid as well as apple, olive, and ginger extracts to clear and reduce the appearance of your pores.
Restock Your SPF: Black Girl Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Contrary to popular belief, you should always be wearing sunscreen. (Yes, even when you're not lounging poolside.) For SPF you'll actually want to wear year-round, look no further than Black Girl Sunscreen's Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($16). This vegan, cruelty-free formula is designed to prevent sun damage, fine lines, and dark spots.
Eye Spy: RoC Retinol Correxion Eye Cream
Think of RoC's Retinol Correxion Eye Cream ($18) as the unsung hero of your skin-care routine. The brand claims this potent formula will instantly smooth the appearance of lines and wrinkles. And, over time, it can reduce puffiness, dark circles, and the appearance of crow's feet. I know, wow.
Slather on Some Serum: TruSkin Vitamin C Serum For Face
Want to level up your hydration situation? Check out TruSkin's Vitamin C Serum For Face ($20). Serums are known for being incredibly lightweight, so they penetrate the skin deeper than a thick cream. Plus, TruSkin's formula shines the spotlight on vitamin C, which is known to increase collagen production. Translation? This pick will leave you with a hydrated, glowy complexion.
Blemish Defense: Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Invisible+ Acne Patches
Anyone who wants to make blemishes a thing of the past will become low-key obsessed with Hero Cosmetics's Mighty Patch Invisible+ acne patches ($11). Don't let these tiny dots fool you; they'll work overtime to extract all that gunk from those pesky pimples. Best of all? Thanks to their transparent appearance, you can stealthily wear one (or five) during a Zoom call.