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5 Go-to Skincare Products for Sensitive Skin Under $10

Having sensitive skin can be a bit tricky, not to mention risky! Are you feeling like trying out new skincare products but worried about a bad reaction or breaking your brand new budget? We’ve got you covered! Here are five skincare products for sensitive skin for under $10!

CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser $7.99

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This foaming cleanser removes impurities, makeup, and excess oil without stripping the skin of its natural oils. By keeping the skin’s protective barrier intact, the cleanser helps retain moisture and skin does not feel dry or tight as a result. Also, this cleanser is formulated without dyes or fragrance, so skin does not get irritated! For only $7.99, CeraVe’s Foaming Facial Cleanser cannot be beat! 

Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream $6.99

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Vanicream’s Moisturizing Skin Cream has been my go-to night cream for years now because of its simple, non-irritating formula. The thick, creamy formula means moisture stays locked into the skin, regardless of dry winter air. Like the CeraVe cleanser, Vanicream formulates their products without dyes, formaldehyde, fragrance, or lanolin, which are all notorious for irritating sensitive skin (which comes in handy for those who suffer from psoriasis or eczema). This cream can be used on face and body. 

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water $6.29

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Ever since I started using micellar cleansing water, I will never go back to regular makeup remover! Micellar cleansing water is super versatile, as it can be used to take off makeup or simply refresh skin after a long day or tiring workout. Some micellar cleansing waters can be on the expensive side, but Garnier released their own formulation about a year ago, and it is one of the best micellar cleansing waters on the market! It doesn’t sting or dry out skin. I highly recommend for people with sensitive skin who are normally irritated by makeup wipes or harsh liquid removers.

Aquaphor Healing Ointment $4.99

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Since I developed chronic eczema, Aquaphor’s Healing Ointment has been a go-to for moisturizing my dry, cracked skin. This ointment is formulated without dyes or fragrances and can even be used on chapped lips, so it’s perfect for sensitive skin. One tube lasts a long time, as you only need a dime sized amount to cover an entire area. Although this is a super thick ointment, it absorbs quickly and evenly. 

Mario Badescu Rosewater Spray $7.00

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Some sprays and toners can be slightly irritating for sensitive skin, as they contain  numerous fragrances, oils, and dyes. Although Mario Badescu’s Rosewater Spray contains a slight fragrance and dye, the gentle rosewater formula works to sooth and hydrate skin instead of causing irritation. This spray also contains aloe, which calms and refreshes tight skin. Click here to buy.

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Auna B. Grignoli is a media studies student and lifestyle blogger in San Francisco, CA. Stay up to date with her life and latest projects on Instagram @aunabgrignoli.