Get clearer, softer, smoother skin on the cheap with the affordable (most cost under $ 20!) drugstore finds that skin docs love.
Klorane Makeup Remover Wipes with Soothing Cornflower
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These towelettes really refresh, but they don’t strip skin, even when you’re removing long-lasting makeup, Jeannette Graf, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC, told Redbook. The key ingredient, cornflower, is an anti-inflammatory that soothes sensitive skin. Bonus: The wipes are 100 percent biodegradable.
Instrumental Beauty Sonic Touch Cleansing System
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This facial brush features silicone points that pulsate to cleanse skin and boost radiance. And because it’s so gentle, you can use it twice a day, NYC dermatologist Hadley King, MD, told stylecaster.com. Just don’t pair it with an exfoliating wash, which could potentially damage the silicone. And watch out for this other bad skincare advice that dermatologists commonly hear.
Cetaphil Liquid Cleanser Gentle Skin Cleanser
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There’s a reason this cleanser has a cult following: “It’s the gold standard for gentle cleansing,” says David Bank, MD, a cosmetic dermatologist in Mount Kisco, New York. Or try these simple natural cleansers you can make yourself.
Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips
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When it comes to pore strips, Bioré is the original, and—judging by how many derms recommend them—the best. Yes, they’re a temporary fix, but they’re great for degunking pores on the nose and chin, says Bank, who recommends applying them to damp skin after washing your face. Check out these other beauty secrets your skin wants to tell you.