Gals, according to the American Academy of Dermatology you use at least seven different skin-care products each day (including sunscreens, makeup, perfume, aftershave, shampoo, skin cleansers, moisturizers and deodorants).
Don’t break the bank trying to keep up with the Jones (er, or maybe the Kardashians), check out some of our budget beauty buys to give you a flawless face for fall:
VICHY LIFTACTIV WITH RHAMNOSE 5% DAY–Normal-Combination ($47.00; 1.7 fl. oz. at Vichy.com) is enriched with silica, which delivers a matte finish while visibly reducing wrinkles and providing 24-hour hydration. After two weeks of use, smoothness, luminosity, firmness and overall youthful appearance are improved.
Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced™ Sea Plus Renewal Night Cream (2 oz., $14.95 at Drugstore.com) works while you’re sleeping to help break up blotchiness and dark spots for a bright, morning complexion. The active ingredients DMAE and antioxidant-rich thioctic acid help deliver continuous moisture and minimize the damaging effects of sun, stress and time when used nightly. In a clinical study, Alba Botanica™ Natural Even Advanced™ Sea Plus Renewal Night Cream was shown to reduce the appearance of dark spots and discoloration in just two weeks.
Avalon Organics Vitamin C Balancing Facial Toner ($11 at Avalonorganics.com) contains Organic Cucumber and Papaya which clarify and tone, while Vitamin C helps to correct and protect skin from sun damage. Organic Aloe, NaPCA and Pro-Vitamin B5 nourish, hydrate and prepare skin for optimal moisturization and repair.