Here are some practical tips for maintaining healthy skin that won’t break the bank.

Keep It Clean

Don’t let a 12-hour period go by without washing your skin with a cleanser. Skipping out on cleansing your skin can result in acne which will be even more expensive to take care of. Prevention is the best treatment, so keep your skin clean!

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Use Sunscreen All Year Round

Sunscreen helps to prevent damage that leads to wrinkles and age spots. Skipping sunscreen could lead to more money spent treating the effects of sun damage or even skin cancer. A great, inexpensive option is Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch SPF 50, the classic original. It provides a somewhat matte finish while giving the appearance of a light foundation without making skin look chalky or pale.

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Try Petroleum Jelly

Using products with multiple purposes is a great way to not only save money but also storage space. Petroleum jelly is a very common, inexpensive product that has several uses for skin care such as moisturizing rough, cracked feet, elbows, and hands and preventing chafing during exercise; also protecting skin injuries including bumps and scrapes. You can use it to remove makeup at the end of the day.

Talk to an Expert

Still struggling to put together a routine that is within your budget? Reach out to an expert. A board certified dermatologist will help you put together a regimen that is good for your skin and your wallet.