Everyone seems to be a skin-care expert these days, and in some ways we kind of are. Thanks to ingredient transparency and, in general, our growing interest in skin-care, it's no surprise our fascination over what's actually living inside our medicine cabinets has grown. Now, most of us could probably write a thesis statement on the importance of retinol and hyaluronic acid.
Here's the thing: a lot of these trendy ingredients tend to be expensive and out of reach for so many people who are just looking to try something new — at least, that used to be the case. We recently discovered that one of our favorite affordable brands has a whole list of products that include some of the biggest and most popular skin-care ingredients right now.
Ahead, the skin-care ingredients everyone will be using this year and the under-$20 products that feature them.