Not only is your skin the biggest organ of your body, but also the most delicate part of our body. Therefore, skipping your skincare routine is a big no-no. But skincare can get a little confusing, especially with so many products available in the market. We all have different skin types, skin problems and most importantly different budgets. So, here is the list of budget skincare products easily available both online and in Indian markets. Here are more than 40 products that are sorted by skin types and budgets!
Face Wash is the primary step to our skin care regime. It is also the only step which I am sure none of you miss. Here are some budget face wash products for you guys keeping in mind the different skin types.
Every college student’s favourite, Clean and Clear face wash is a great choice if you are on a strict budget. The best thing about this brand is that you get to choose according to your need. Like if all the oily skin that mimics those pan-fried momos you love, you go grab the pimple clearing variant of this product. Wondering how to get brighter skin for the date night, you have the clear fairness one for you. You are among those students who always misses the 9 a.m class, the morning energy one is for you then. The face wash helps in removing all the dirt and excess oil from your skin and does not clog pores either. The price range vary from Rs 55- 120.
Forest Essential is known for the pure, organic products. This one from the brand is enriched with neem and saffron which are known for its oil and acne control power. For all those suffering from excess oil leading to rashes and pimples, this is a brilliant product. The 100% natural product will cleanse your skin, remove all the dirt and will give you that instant healthy glow. The best thing is you can get the travel size of this product for Rs 375.
All the dry skin family people, this is the face wash for you. Khadi is known for its legacy of making natural and organic products. It contains orange, lemon and lemongrass oil along with cucumber extracts. All these ingredients are known for its hydrating properties. That is exactly what this product will do for you. It will keep your face clean and hydrated all day long. This product is priced at Rs 250.
Dry skin family, we are not done yet. Neutrogena is a brand that never disappoints you. They didn’t with this product as well. The hydro boost exfoliating cleanser will give your skin the right amount of hydration, nourishment and the healthy glow. Moreover, it has tiny granules so it exfoliates while removing all the dust and grime off your face. This is priced at Rs 750.
Nivea Purifying Face Wash
For all those having combination skin and always getting confused as to which product to buy, this list might help you. This face was is for those having mixed or combination skin. It removes the excess oil from your face but doesn’t make your face feel like dry either. It contains ocean algae extracts and has been dermatologically tested. The price of this one is Rs 80.
This is a great product for combination skin. Though the product claims to be suitable for all skin types, combination skin people can get this one without a doubt. Your skin will feel more smooth and hydrated from the first wash itself. It is very effective in making your skin soft and will give that extra glow which everyone will talk about. This is priced at Rs 920.
If you are not too happy with your face wash and you feel that you need a little more exfoliation, you need a scrub. It is like the extra effort you put to get full marks. A scrub contains micro-granules or physical exfoliators that sloughs off dead skin, blackheads, whiteheads and all kinds of impurities.
If you have normal, dry and combination skin, this is a great face scrub for you. Dermatologically approved, this is a SLS and paraben free product. The gentle particles present will exfoliate your skin as required without causing any kind of irritation. The anti-oxidants present will give a natural healthy bounce to your skin. This is available for Rs 375.
This is a very good scrub for oily skin. This scrub has a thick, creamy consistency which makes your scrubbing fun yet effective. Enriched with beneficial oil, it not only nourishes your skin but also removes dead skin cells and dirt from your skin. You can get this one for Rs 125.
Suitable for all skin types, Biotique made such a wonderful product. Containing neem, papaya, wild turmeric, ritha, ground nut oil and pure Himalayan water it is very gentle to your skin. It helps in reducing dark circles, pigmentation and impurities. Available at Rs 370, this is a great fit in the budget skin care category.
If you are specifically looking for a tan removal scrub, you can get your hands on these. It is not only inexpensive but it works wonders in removing tan from your skin as well. Therefore, this is a must add in the budget skin care products list. Enriched with exfoliating properties, it prevents dark circles, pigmentation and removes the tan quite effectively. This is available for Rs 70.
This is your ultimate product for getting clearer skin instantly. Go try this one if you don’t believe me. This product protects the skin from pollution and gives a healthy look to your skin. It fights actively against dirt and impurities. The gentle particles present in the foam along with Volcanic ash from Jeju Island is all you need to get that clean and beautiful skin. This product is priced at Rs 670.
At times, we tend to skip the toner part in our skin care routine. But we shouldn’t do that. Because using a toner and not using one will have too many visible differences. You can try it for yourself if you don’t believe. Toner helps in tightening pores eventually preventing dirt and oil to sit on your skin.
This toner from Aroma Magic is antiseptic and alcohol free. Dab a little of it all over your skin and let your skin get all the hydration and nourishment it deserves. It restores the skin’s natural pH balance and provides radiance. It is suitable for all skin types, specifically for those having oily skin. It is priced at Rs 115 thus just fitting fine in the budget skin care list.
Here’s another toner for those of us with oily skin. Enriched with the goodness of neem and tulsi this one is right for your acne prone skin. Neem is popularly known for its anti bacterial and antiseptic properties. So if you are facing any irritation or rashes on your skin, this toner will help in reducing it. Moreover it will maintain the pH balance, leaving your skin feel cool and healthy. This is priced at Rs 290.
It is understandable if you are from dry skin family and you need a little something after cleansing your face. It is then this toner comes handy. Jovees rose skin toner is just right for the toner in the budget skin care category. Containing rose extracts, you will feel instantly hydrated after you use it. It will leave your skin nourished and supple. Go grab it for Rs 170.
Suitable for all skin types but specifically for those having dry skin, this toner from Tjori is your perfect summer buddy. This facial mist is easy to carry, convenient to use and does the job very well. What more can you ask if you are on a budget skin care routine. Your skin deserves all the hydration and Tjori has made it for you. So go and get your hands on this to make your skin more radiant and bright at Rs 240.
The winner of Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2019, this one had to be included in the list of affordable toners. Enriched with cucumber, coriander, berberry, peppermint oil and nutgalls, this should be your go-to product to feel refreshed and hydrated, no matter which skin type you have. This will suit normal to oily skin types. It will not irritate your skin, reduce the redness and make your skin feel the purest of all. This is priced at Rs 175.
Perfect for oily and sensitive skin, this is a lightweight moisturizer. It blends into your skin very smoothly, is not greasy and doesn’t clog your pores as well. Basically it does the work of a moisturizer and that too with flying colours. There are no colours or paraben added. Therefore you don’t need to worry about any irritation. Such a moisturizer in a budget skincare list is nothing less than a wild dream. Fun fact, it is in reality. The product is priced at Rs 385.
This is again a great choice for a moisturizer, specially for those worrying about oily skin. If you think that you have oily skin and a moisturizer is going to make your skin even more oily, then you don’t need to worry anymore. Neutrogena’s oil free moisturizer is the one for you. It is not greasy at all, very light well and lets your skin breathe. Get this one for Rs 432.
This is a thick moisturizer. So all the dry skin people, take a look. A tiny amount of this is enough for your face and neck. In spite of being thick in consistency, it isn’t greasy. It won’t make your skin extra oily as well. It will just provide you with the right amount of moisturizer your dry skin needs. Cetaphil products are dermatologically approved, doesn’t contain any harsh chemicals. So that’s an YAY. This fits well in the budget skin care list as it comes for Rs 166.
Plum are quite great with their skin products range. This moisturizing cream isn’t any less. This is specially for very dry skin people. The product will provide instant moisturizing effects to your skin making your skin look more healthy. Enriched with abundunt hydration and moisturizing powers, this product is 100% vegan and free from all harmful ingredients. Get your hands on these for Rs 575.
Suitable for all skin types though will work the best on normal to combination skin, this product by Olay will not only moisturize your skin but will give you a younger looking skin with daily use. Containing anti oxidants and Vitaniacins, this will prevent your skin from ageing as well. The product is priced at Rs 275.
Day and Night Cream
Lakme has to be there when you are making a budget skin care list. This day cream by Lakme is amazing for reasons more than one. It is available in two variants, for normal and oily skin and also for dry skin people. That itself is so great. Apart from that, this cream has a very smooth and silky texture. The products sits on your face like magic and does all its job great. It lightens the skin tone and gives you an illuminating glow for that subtle look. Grab these for Rs 315.
If you are looking specifically for a whitening cream, this can be a great product for you. It will give that instant glow to your face. It helps in evening out your skin tone, reduces dark spots and even hydrates your skin. It will suit the dry skin people the best. The product is priced at Rs 550.
Suitable for all skin types, this day cream is 100% pure and natural. Containing no amount of harsh chemicals, this cream will give bring back the lost glow of your skin. It is moisturizing, non-greasy and very light weight. It protects your skin from the sun and enhances the skin as healthier. This is available for Rs 400.
This is a wonderful night cream. No matter even if you are on a budget skin care regime, you need to have a night cream in your list. This one from Biotique does its job and fits the budget as well. This is best suitable for normal to dry skin people. This SLS and paraben free product protects the skin from dryness and environmental stress. Use it daily to get a healthier skin with every passing day. This is priced at Rs 230.
This product will help in sustaining your youthful skin. Enriched with the richness of Edelweisis flower, it infuses your face cells with revitalizing effects. Containing anti oxidants, this cream prevents anti ageing as well. It reduces fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation giving your skin the young and natural look. Suitable for all skin types, this is available for Rs 465.
Are you tired of waking up to greasy skin in the morning due to the night cream you applied? This product from Plum is the solution for you all. This gel-based cream is perfect for all those who have excess oil on their face. Not just that, your skin requires the night time hydration as well. It contains Argan oil, green tea extracts, licorice and Glycolic acid. All these work towards giving you a moisturized, clearer and smoother skin which is blemish free. Such great products in a budget skin care list is so amazing. This one is priced at Rs 575.
A must in the Korean skincare routine, this face pack from Innisfree is for all those suffering from oily skin problems like rashes, pimples and acne. With the goodness of tea tree, this face pack when applied will cool down your skin, making both you and your skin relaxed. It will take care of all your skin concerns, removing impurities and giving you that healthy glow. This is available for Rs 150.
If you are looking for a face pack which will help in reducing your scar marks, blemishes and pigmentation of any sort then this is the one for you. Made specifically for oily and sensitive skin people, you will get a clear, smooth and vibrant skin with every use. The clove and turmeric present will protect your skin from further pimples, reducing the excess oil from your skin. You can get this one for Rs 199.
Suitable for all skin types, this is a brilliant skin whitening face pack. For all those sudden plans when you need an urgent fix to your face, this product can be your best friend. A good skin whitening face pack fitting in the budget skin care list is already an achievement of its own. The black clay and berberry extract will lighten and brighten your facial tone. Get this one for Rs 190.
People having dry to combination skin, this can be a great pick for you. This face pack is an all in one product. It detoxifies, rejuvenates, hydrates, brightens and heals your skin. It also purifies your skin with its anti bacterial powers. Apply this pack on your face and let it do the magic. Priced at Rs 650, this very well fits in the budget skin care category.
Sheet masks can be a very good choice. They are inexpensive and so convenient to use. There are too many sheet masks in the market right now. But the best thing is, you will find the one for you among all of them. Like if you want a hydrating sheet mask then Garnier’s Skin Naturals Hydra Bomb Serum Mask priced at Rs 100 is the one for you. For instant radiant and glowing skin, Nykaa’s Rice+Camelia Sheet Mask is for you. For brightening sheet masks, we have The Face Shop Brightening Sheet Mask for you people.
No matter which skin type you belong from, Bio Oil is a great choice for everyone out there. You can apply it anywhere on your skin and it will take care of your concern. Apart from that, there are a huge number of essential oils available in the market. Nykaa too has its own range of essential oils. It will fit in your budget skin care list and will be extremely good for your skin as well.
Our lips surely deserve some pampering. This is a great lip balm for you, specially if you are not a tinted lip balm person. It is very moisturizing and keeps your lips supple throughout. Get this one for Rs 164.
If you need both colour and moisturizer for your lips, go get this one. There are many different colours available like pink,red,orange and brown. Baby lips by Maybelline is everyone’s favourite. This range of lip balms have got you something for your every mood. And the best part? It is a great lip balm providing your lips with ample amount of moisturizer making your lips smooth and soft. This is priced at Rs 180.
Priced at Rs 25, this lip balm not only fits in your budget skin care routine, but actually takes immense care of your lips as well. Enriched with almond oil which has moisturizing powers, bids goodbye to your chapped lips.