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10 best drugstore face lotions under $10

Pray tell: What did you do with your last pair of money bags and stack of gold coins? Oh, wait, you mean you don’t have an endless supply of cash to spend on anything and everything in the world? You mean you can’t afford a $200 diamond dust-infused lotion that was hand-bottled by a Russian czar’s grandmother? WEIRD. Neither can we. Nor do we really want to, considering the fact that for just a few dollars, you can buy a cheap drugstore face lotion that’s easily just as good—if not way better—than its high-end counterpart. No, seriously.

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Best drug store skin cream
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Turns out, your skin doesn’t really need a shit ton on Peruvian crystals and unicorn tears to look good and stay moisturized. All it really needs is some rich hydrators (oh, hai, hyaluronic acid), maybe some acne-fighters, a hefty dose of SPF, and, well, that’s it. And trust us when we say that none of those basic ingredients need to cost more than $10.

So we rounded up the ten best drugstore face lotions that address pretty much every skin type and concern, so you can feel confident that your dolla dolla bills aren’t going to waste. And then maybe, just maybe, with this cheap drugstore swap, you’ll save enough money to start your own money bag. That’s the dream, right?

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For the fine-lined and finely sensitive

Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Face Lotion
Image: Amazon

Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Face Lotion (Amazon, $8)

For the “it’s too sticky!” lotion hater

Olay Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid Lotion
Image: Olay

For the one-and-done minimalist

L’Oreal Paris Ideal Moisture Even Tone Day/Night Cream
Image: L’Oreal
L’Oreal Paris Ideal Moisture Even Tone Day/Night Cream (L’Oreal, $7)

For the sometimes-oily, sometimes-dry, sometimes-both

Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream
Image: Garnier

For the crazy dry and irritated

Simple Replenishing Rich Moisturizer
Image: Simple

For the occasional breaker-outer

Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Moisturizer Pink Grapefruit
Image: Neutrogena

For the constant breaker-outer

Clean & Clear Dual Action Moisturizer
Image: Target

For the easily burned and freckled

Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Lotion SPF 50 For Face
Image: Aveeno

For the dark-spotted and discolored

Pond’s Clarant B3 Dark Spot Correcting Cream
Image: Target

For the naturalist at heart

Alba Botanica Even Advanced Sea Moss Moisturizer
Image: Target

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