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These Are The Natural Skincare Products You Can Actually Afford

Going all natural doesn't mean you have to compromise on quality.

If you’re paying attention to what kind of food you’re putting in your body (more natural, ethical, unprocessed, and organic ingredients), it’s about time you reconsider what you’re slathering on your largest organ too: your skin.

Switch up your skincare and get rid of anything that has toxic synthetic materials, fragrances,
parabens, plastic filaments and all the junk that doesn’t have a purpose in making your skin look good.

While some natural products can come with a heftier price that doesn’t mean using lemon juice as toner or removing your makeup with highly comedogenic products such as coconut oil. Lucky for you, these essentials won’t see the need for you to skip lunch to afford them.

Facial Cleanser: Desert Essence Gentle Nourishing Organic Cleanser, $15.35
Facial cleansers are a staple product that you should be able to afford as often as you need, and they should be unfussy and gentle enough to be used multiple times a day. Formulated with aloe, chamomile and cucumber extracts to leave skin feeling moisturised, this cleanser is organic, non-toxic and cruelty free. Peptide Cream: Andalou Naturals Super Goji Peptide Perfecting Cream, $29.33
If you’re not on the peptide train yet, start here. Peptides are amino acids that are fragments of proteins which healthy skin is dependant on to stay bouncy and youthful. In short, they’re basically superheroes in skincare. Peptides boost the effects of other skincare ingredients, such as antioxidants or retinol, and adding it to your routine can have some dramatic skin-improving benefits. Serum: Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum, $37.30
Don’t get suckered in by Vitamin C in pretty packaging that’s just loaded with fillers and have minimal actives in spherical capsules. It is notoriously hard to find a Vitamin C serum that keeps the integrity of the actives from going bad, but Mad Hippie have figured out how to keep their product from spoiling. Their secret? Right after production, they also pack their formula with plenty of other good stuff including ferulic and hyaluronic acids. Mist: Derma E Hydrating Mist with Hyaluronic Acid, $21.50
There’s nothing like a hydrating mist on a hot day, or when your skin is severely parched by the office subzero air conditioning. If you want a product that does a little extra for your skin besides making it feel nice, this Derma E Hydrating Mist is gonna be your beauty BFF. Prep your skin before makeup, spritz throughout the day for oomph, or calm your skin after a detoxifying mask with his handy little bottle. Multi-purpose oil: Now Foods Jojoba Oil $12.81
Whether it’s a dry scalp or chapped lips, jojoba oil is the solution for it all. Rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamins E and B-complex, zinc, copper, selenium, chromium, and iodine, it is light, non-sticky, odorless, and has a long shelf life.