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The Under-The-Radar And Affordable Skincare Brands You Should Check Out

You don't always have to bust your credit card limit just to get a glowing complexion. These affordable skincare brands might not be the most known but their products are darn good.

#7: Red Earth

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Embracing Australia’s low-key vibes and effortless beauty aesthetic, Red Earth is the latest beauty brand from down under that is creating a major buzz in the western markets. Formulated with ingredients native to down under, such as Tasmanian sea kelp and Kakadu plums, achieve that kissed-by-nature glow that all Aussie girls seem to born with.

We recommend: Hydrate Supercharge Serum, US$41, Hydrate Refreshing Cleanser, US$20, Brighten Rejuvenating Serum, US$45. Available on Ships worldwide.

#8: S.W Basics

Photo: Instagram / swbasics

Go back to basics and embrace minimalism in your skincare with aptly named skincare brand S.W Basics. Their beautifully designed packaging clearly lists all the stuff that will eventually end up on your skin, and most products contain no more than 5 ingredients, closely adhering to their “less is more” philosophy. Certified USDA organic, S.W Basics’ products are made with organically grown ingredients, contain no toxins (such as phthalates) and are hypoallergenic. PS: you can save up to 10% by subscribing to their 30, 60 or 90-day purchase program.

We recommend: Toner, $40, Cream, $59, Cleanser, $40. Available from Ships to Singapore.

#9: I Dew Care

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Perhaps most known for it’s popular Disco Kitten Diamond Face Mask (which has incidentally, sold out numerous times across several e-tailers), this K-Beauty brand is hugely popular in the US. Offering a range of face masks to help you achieve that coveted ‘glass skin’ without the need for a 10-step skincare regime, make everyday spa day with any of their fun masks that target various concerns.

We recommend: Disco Kitten Illuminating Mask, US$23, Berry Bubbly Clay Mask, US$19, Mini Magic Clay Masks, US$20. Available on

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