Best moisturizing products under $20

by SheKnows
Dec 27, 2011 at 4:39 p.m. ET
Without a doubt, Carmex Healing Lotion offers a lot of bang for your buck. For about $5 at Walmart, this moisturizing lotion hydrates, nourishes and protects your skin with soothing ingredients like aloe vera and vitamin E.

1 /9: Shampoo

1/9 :Shampoo

Naturelle Hemp Hydrating Shampoo uses natural soy protein and hemp to repair and hydrate dry, damaged hair. At about $7 a bottle, this moisturizing shampoo is a fabulous buy.

2 /9: Nail polish remover

2/9 :Nail polish remover

Yes, nail polish remover can actually be good for your nails. Use Sally Hansen Moisturizing Polish Remover to get dry, brittle nails healthy again. It's about $3 a bottle at most drugstores.

3 /9: Body scrub

3/9 :Body scrub

A good body scrub should exfoliate away dead skin cells while also moisturizing and nourishing your skin. Try Noah's Naturals Natural Age Repair Moisturizing Body Scrub, created with brown sugar and no harmful ingredients. Available at Walmart for just $8, it's one of our favorite beauty buys.

4 /9: Lip balm

4/9 :Lip balm

Keep your lips soft and smooth with Carmex lip balm. You can find their balms in a tube, jar or stick. We love their popular cherry flavor. It contains SPF 15 sunscreen and protects your lips while it moisturizes and heals.

5 /9: Leave-in conditioner

5/9 :Leave-in conditioner

You don't have to spend a fortune getting dry hair back into shape. Try Garnier Sleek & Shine Intensely Smooth Leave-In Conditioning Cream. This moisturizing leave-in conditioner tames and hydrates frizzy, unmanageable hair. You can find it for under $3 at Walmart.

6 /9: Lip gloss

6/9 :Lip gloss

Neutrogena MoistureShine lip gloss delivers silky, sheer color along with rich antioxidants to keep your lips soft, healthy and beautiful. For just $8 at, you can choose from 14 shades that are never sticky or goopy.

7 /9: Sunscreen

7/9 :Sunscreen

This sunscreen was designed with kids in mind, but it's perfect for babies, children and even adults. California Baby Moisturizing Sunscreen is non-chemical with no PABA, animal ingredients, nut oils, gluten, soy, oat or dairy. Priced under $20 at, it protects your skin with SPF 18 and doubles as a skin moisturizer.

8 /9: Foundation

8/9 :Foundation

For dry skin, a moisturizing foundation is a must. One of our favorites is Calvin Klein Infinite Hydration Moisturizing Foundation. It comes in dozens of shades, and is marked down at to just $15.

9 /9: Bar soap

9/9 :Bar soap

This "soap" is actually not soap at all. Aveeno Moisturizing Bar is a soap-free bar that cleanses and gently exfoliates your skin with natural colloidal oatmeal. Ideal for dry skin, this beauty bar is priced at just $3 at Amazon.