10 Drugstore Skincare Staples

Based on 7,952,295 Influenster Reviews

Drugstore skincare can seem like an endless array of possibilities. These are top rated Influenster picks for skincare on a budget that you can find at a shelf near you! 

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Kayleigh J.
ByKayleigh J.said...
This cleanser is AMAZING! It is the ONLY cleanser I will use in the shower in the morning before applying my makeup! This cleanser is absolutely perfect for people with combination, oily, or acne-prone skin (all of which I have.) It also is perfectly formulated for extremely sensitive skin (which I also have.) It helps lessen the amount of oil that my face creates throughout the day and helps my makeup stay beautiful and flawless all day. This may sound intimidating if you don't have super oily skin, but it does actually allow your skin to retain moisture without getting greasy. The product works even better when used with the Cetaphil Daily Moisturizer with SPF 15 protection. I would wholeheartedly recommend this to anyone looking for a life changing cleanser!
This cleanser is AMAZING! It is the ONLY cleanser I will use in the shower in the morning before applying my makeup! This cleanser is absolutely perfect for people with combination, oily, or acne-prone skin (all of which I have.) It also is perfectly formulated for extremely sensitive skin (which I also have.) It helps lessen the amount of oil that my face creates throughout the day and helps my makeup stay beautiful and flawless all day. This may sound intimidating if you don't have super oily skin, but it does actually allow your skin to retain moisture without getting greasy. The product works even better when used with the Cetaphil Daily Moisturizer with SPF 15 protection. I would wholeheartedly recommend this to anyone looking for a life changing cleanser!
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Caroline R.
ByCaroline R.said...
THIS is my most FAVORITE favorite favorite favorite face wash ever! I just recently ran out and I've been itching to go buy MORE! I love this facial cleanser with all of my heart! No wash has ever beat this one! Bioré really changed the game with this one. The charcoal works as a magnet to draw out dirt and icky things in your pores, as well as leaving your face feeling tingly (in a good way) and fresh. The feeling that this face wash gives me is certainly unbeatable. This product has made my breakouts stop all together and I have never been happier with my skin. It leaves my skin looking healthier, which no other product has done for me. Seriously GET THIS PRODUCT!!! This will forever change your skin and the way you view Bioré products, guaranteed! HIGHLY recommend this!
THIS is my most FAVORITE favorite favorite favorite face wash ever! I just recently ran out and I've been itching to go buy MORE! I love this facial cleanser with all of my heart! No wash has ever beat this one! Bioré really changed the game with this one. The charcoal works as a magnet to draw out dirt and icky things in your pores, as well as leaving your face feeling tingly (in a good way) and fresh. The feeling that this face wash gives me is certainly unbeatable. This product has made my breakouts stop all together and I have never been happier with my skin. It leaves my skin looking healthier, which no other product has done for me. Seriously GET THIS PRODUCT!!! This will forever change your skin and the way you view Bioré products, guaranteed! HIGHLY recommend this!
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Kirsti R.
ByKirsti R.said...
This is the BEST make-up remover/facial cleanser I have EVER used in my life!!! It has a very creamy oil like texture and when I first washed my face with this product I couldn't believe how easily it remover my eye makeup without any burning of the eyes! I was so smooth on my face and took ALL of my dark makeup right of the first time unlike other makeup cleansers i have tried and when i got out of the shower i would still have black under my eyes! With this Ponds product NOTHING was left behind and I didn't even have to put a moisturizer on afterwards because the Ponds cold cream was already very moisturizes by its self! I have acne prone skin and was worried the oil feel to it would break my skin out even more but it done the total opposite, my face cleared up in only two days of using this cream cleanser! I REALLLLLYYYYY love this product and now i am a loyal buyer from now on!! I look forward to using this on my face!
This is the BEST make-up remover/facial cleanser I have EVER used in my life!!! It has a very creamy oil like texture and when I first washed my face with this product I couldn't believe how easily it remover my eye makeup without any burning of the eyes! I was so smooth on my face and took ALL of my dark makeup right of the first time unlike other makeup cleansers i have tried and when i got out of the shower i would still have black under my eyes! With this Ponds product NOTHING was left behind and I didn't even have to put a moisturizer on afterwards because the Ponds cold cream was already very moisturizes by its self! I have acne prone skin and was worried the oil feel to it would break my skin out even more but it done the total opposite, my face cleared up in only two days of using this cream cleanser! I REALLLLLYYYYY love this product and now i am a loyal buyer from now on!! I look forward to using this on my face!
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Emerald S.
ByEmerald S.said...
Simple products are some of my favorite. I have tried many cleansing facial wipes, and the Simple brand so far is the only brand that does not completely dry out my face, cause blemishes (yet helps reduce them!) and doesn't leave an oily residue when finished. I have noticed with similar brands that when removing eye make up, the wipes burn my eyes--that is not the case with Simple Cleansing wipes!
Simple products are some of my favorite. I have tried many cleansing facial wipes, and the Simple brand so far is the only brand that does not completely dry out my face, cause blemishes (yet helps reduce them!) and doesn't leave an oily residue when finished. I have noticed with similar brands that when removing eye make up, the wipes burn my eyes--that is not the case with Simple Cleansing wipes!
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Melissa M.
ByMelissa M.said...
This toner is great for after washing your face. It helps get out any impurities left behind, by just applying it to a cotton pad and swiping it across your skin. It's gentle, moisturizing, which is good since it's a toner and most toners dry your skin out. It's also got added goodness for your skin so it's really a great addition to your skincare routine.
This toner is great for after washing your face. It helps get out any impurities left behind, by just applying it to a cotton pad and swiping it across your skin. It's gentle, moisturizing, which is good since it's a toner and most toners dry your skin out. It's also got added goodness for your skin so it's really a great addition to your skincare routine.
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Isabel U.
ByIsabel U.said...
I have been using this product and Neutrogena's transparen't facial bar since I was 12 years old and I am now 26. All my life I've had beautiful radiant skin due in part to using this product. I swear by this scrub wholeheartedly. Anyone I've introduced this scrub to swears by it as well! After suffering from adult acne due to hormonal changes this past summer, and trying countless over the counter acne meds, as well as prescribed medications...that experience led me back to my beloved St. Ives scrub. I'm fully convinced that once my hormones came into balance, this scrubs formula got my skin back on track. Not only does it clear up your complexion...it takes years off your skin! A lot of people think I use the blemish control formula, however I only use this to keep the pH balance of my skin in tact. There's nothing worse than drying out your skin which in turn makes you look older. 10 stars for this amazing facial scrub!!! Hands down I am St. Ives Invigorating Scrub's #1 fan... It rocks!!!
I have been using this product and Neutrogena's transparen't facial bar since I was 12 years old and I am now 26. All my life I've had beautiful radiant skin due in part to using this product. I swear by this scrub wholeheartedly. Anyone I've introduced this scrub to swears by it as well! After suffering from adult acne due to hormonal changes this past summer, and trying countless over the counter acne meds, as well as prescribed medications...that experience led me back to my beloved St. Ives scrub. I'm fully convinced that once my hormones came into balance, this scrubs formula got my skin back on track. Not only does it clear up your complexion...it takes years off your skin! A lot of people think I use the blemish control formula, however I only use this to keep the pH balance of my skin in tact. There's nothing worse than drying out your skin which in turn makes you look older. 10 stars for this amazing facial scrub!!! Hands down I am St. Ives Invigorating Scrub's #1 fan... It rocks!!!
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Kelly H.
ByKelly H.said...
Best moisturizer hands down. I have very dry skin and was constantly looking for a new and better moisturizer. I kept trying 60-100 dollar fancy moisturizers that promised hydrated refreshed skin but none ever really held my attention. When I was prescribed topical acne medicine they recommended this to apply beforehand to counteract the drying effect of my new medicine and it has worked amazingly. At first I was underwhelmed given the price ( I like many others thought subconsciously that the more you pay the better the product) and the packaging but I noticed a huge difference after 2 weeks. My skin was hydrated and plump but also soft. When I stopped using it during travel my skin became texturized in the worst way possible. From now on I will never be without it and you cant beat the price. If you have more oily skin and don't want the highly thick consistency that the cream offers they also do a moisturizing lotion which comes in a bottle with a pump, something the cream lacks as it is in a jar. Also if you are worried about contamination given the open jar form of the cream I recommend buying the smaller ones so you can go through it faster and theres less time for bacteria to build up though Ive had no problems with this before. It also works well for a body lotion given the price point and the highly moisturizing effect.
Best moisturizer hands down. I have very dry skin and was constantly looking for a new and better moisturizer. I kept trying 60-100 dollar fancy moisturizers that promised hydrated refreshed skin but none ever really held my attention. When I was prescribed topical acne medicine they recommended this to apply beforehand to counteract the drying effect of my new medicine and it has worked amazingly. At first I was underwhelmed given the price ( I like many others thought subconsciously that the more you pay the better the product) and the packaging but I noticed a huge difference after 2 weeks. My skin was hydrated and plump but also soft. When I stopped using it during travel my skin became texturized in the worst way possible. From now on I will never be without it and you cant beat the price. If you have more oily skin and don't want the highly thick consistency that the cream offers they also do a moisturizing lotion which comes in a bottle with a pump, something the cream lacks as it is in a jar. Also if you are worried about contamination given the open jar form of the cream I recommend buying the smaller ones so you can go through it faster and theres less time for bacteria to build up though Ive had no problems with this before. It also works well for a body lotion given the price point and the highly moisturizing effect.
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anabel R.
Byanabel R.said...
Neutrogena Hydro Boost gel-cream for the eyes is wonderful! It really does give the skin around your eyes a smoother appearance as it hydrates. I am amazed as to how fast it absorbs into the skin and makes your skin feel so refreshed. When dotting around my eyes, I experienced a cooling sensation. It even seems to help with a bit of the puffiness around my eye. It is Dermatologist recommended and that means a lot to me because I suffer from severe allergies. I have to be careful when it comes to certain kinds of creams and makeup. This gel-cream is fragrance-free and free of dyes. Those are also big pluses when you suffer from severe allergies. My skin is more on the dry side. This gel-cream is oil free...so if you have oily skin, this would be perfect for you! Another great plus about this gel-cream is that it seems to work all day so you don't need to reapply.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost gel-cream for the eyes is wonderful! It really does give the skin around your eyes a smoother appearance as it hydrates. I am amazed as to how fast it absorbs into the skin and makes your skin feel so refreshed. When dotting around my eyes, I experienced a cooling sensation. It even seems to help with a bit of the puffiness around my eye. It is Dermatologist recommended and that means a lot to me because I suffer from severe allergies. I have to be careful when it comes to certain kinds of creams and makeup. This gel-cream is fragrance-free and free of dyes. Those are also big pluses when you suffer from severe allergies. My skin is more on the dry side. This gel-cream is oil free...so if you have oily skin, this would be perfect for you! Another great plus about this gel-cream is that it seems to work all day so you don't need to reapply.