No Guessing, Affordable Dry Skin Care Products

There is no denying it, we are sometimes forced to guess when it comes to affordable dry skin care products and body creams, or feel compelled to buy foreign products we`ve never heard of and can`t even pronounce the active ingredients.

The most difficult thing to do when it comes to your skin is to find the perfect skincare line suitable for your skin. There are so many choices out there.

It is actually no wonder you as a consumer gets confused by all these choices, should you go for luxury brands to get it right or just settle for hero ingredients in affordable products?

All the claims of a product being “the best skin care line” is usually hype because I don’t think there is one skincare product that can be called the best among the thousands of products on the shelves.

Skincare lines might have the best facial cleanser to remove dead skin cells but then you find that their other products do not meet specific skin concerns you may have and you have to look elsewhere.

That`s totally ok, go for what works for YOU. An effective skincare routine does mean using products from one line. Find a good skin-care routine then use products that suit you and your budget.

affordable dry skin care products

We have to also understand that there are many different skin types, and therefore varieties of products are made to suit each skin type.

Only a few products will be suitable for all people with different skin types.

Like everything, sometimes just because something is more expensive does not mean that the quality is higher, and some of the best dry skin care products and brands are not the most expensive skincare brands.

Should You Buy Cheap Dry Skin Care Products?

When it comes to skincare, it is also true that paying less is not worth it when your money is getting you a second-rate product. So as already said go beyond your favorite products and try drugstore products.

Because of this, it’s often a good idea to test the products before you decide what you think is the best skincare brand for your skin.

The best you can do is find skincare products that have natural ingredients that won’t be harmful to your skin and also affordable for you.

In this post, I will give you some skin care tips to achieve the best using affordable dry skincare products and where you will not likely have to break the bank to buy them.

We have decided to do the job of listing out some of the best affordable skincare brands in the beauty industry that folks swear by to make the decision for you. They are:

Burt Bee:

  • Burt’s Bees is an American brand. It focuses on personal care products. These personal care products range from health, beauty, and personal hygiene. In the year 2007, it created history by manufacturing over 197 products for facial and body skincare, haircare, men’s grooming materials, lips care, baby care, and many more products.Burts bees skincare lotion for your skin type, from dry chapped skin to sensitive skin
  • The products created under this brand are distributed across different countries. It has around 30, 000 selling outlets across places like the US, Ireland, Europe, the UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Canada. Its products are made from natural active ingredients, so it is also known as an ‘Earth Friendly’ company.
  • Want to read more about Burt bee then go hereIts acceptance skyrocketed due to it is the highest standard of quality as well as due to its dedication to providing products with high standards.
  • The products created essentially contain elements derived from nature and a few of them are – botanicals, beeswax, essential oils, flowers, minerals, and herbs.
  • They are used to make products like exfoliates, toners, moisturizers, eye creams, epidermis treatments, lip balms, glosses, shimmers, body wash, cleansers, bath oils varieties of shampoos and conditioners, products for pregnant mothers, dental care, sun and outdoor products, baby products, and many others.
  • These elements are economical and have positioned this brand at the top of the globe. All these natural products help to maintain smooth, silk, and youthfulness of the skin. Burt bees products can be used for normal and other skin types.


  • Neutrogena is an American line of skin care, hair care, and cosmetics. Neutrogena carries a variety of products for the skin (face and body) and hair, including products for acne, anti-aging, and sunscreen. Products include body and bath products, solutions, cosmetics, hair-care products, different dry skin care products, and skin lotions.


Neutrogena Hydro Boost Fragrance-free Hydrating Body Gel Cream

This is a super hydrator that penetrates the skin almost immediately after application. It is clinically proven to be fragrance-free, and paraben-free, and a  pea-sized amount goes a long way. The body gel cream with Hyaluronic Acid instantly hydrates dry. skin.Neutrogena Hydro Boost Fragrance-free Hydrating Body Gel Cream For Dry Skin

  • Neutrogena outdid itself with its water-soluble cleansers, AHAs, retinol, and sunscreen products for sun exposure. Their healthy skin collection offers some good moisturizers made with glycolic acid, and the sunscreens offer something for everyone, including some brilliant choices for individuals with oily skin.
  • The Neutrogena brand also has a line of natural skin healthcare products aimed at providing people with healthy, clear, and radiant skin.
  • These types of products are formulated without harsh chemicals and elements known to irritate your skin like parabens, sulfates, phthalates, petrolatum, and synthetic chemical dyes.
  • Neutrogena has continued to grow and expand its brand adding new lines and improving its existing products including Neutrogena microdermabrasion, check my earlier post here on microdermabrasion if you missed it.
    Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream, Extra-Dry Skin, 1.7 Oz


  • This is a German brand that targets skin and body care. Nivea has a variety of products from color cosmetic makeup products, facial skin care, body care, hair care, palm care, men’s lines, little one’s products, sun protection, baby products, bath care, cleanser cosmetic, and lip care.
  • Just about all Nivea products are affordable but some of their products are scarce in some countries. Their products are said to cleanse, nourish, and protect your skin.
  • Nivea products are gentle but effective at keeping your skin smooth, supple and radiantly beautiful. It also has a pure natural product range which are created from the naturally sourced ingredients.

dry skin care productsWeleda:

  • Weleda is a top European natural and organic skin care brand. The brand offers all-natural products from natural massage oils to skin care treatments.
  • Weleda have very high standards for their products, no synthetic preservatives, no synthetic fragrances, or artificial chemicals, no synthetic anything, all-natural.
  • Weleda’s skin and body-care ranges are not produced by the type of skin, but by life phases. For example, they know mature skin requires more antioxidants and more potent ingredients.
  • so an anti-aging product from Weleda for aging skin will carry more of these ingredients whilst a product for adolescent skin area will require more balancing and gentle ingredients.

dry skin care productsCeraVe Skin Renewing Night CreamYou can never go wrong with CeraVe’s Skin Renewing Night Cream no matter how demanding your skin is. Cerave works well even for those with acne-prone skin. Simply said, a good all-around product.

This is a dermatologist-recommended product( also developed with dermatologists) and contains three essential ceramides: Niacinamide, Peptide Complex, and Hyaluronic Acid.

With over 33,000 4.5 stars from users on Amazon alone you know it will be right for YOU too.

CeraVe Skin Renewing Night Cream | Niacinamide, Peptide Complex, and Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer for Face | 1.7 Ounce…

What makes Cerave so dear to many is not only the quality but value for money.

I`m never one to go for cheap products when it comes to skincare but Cerave is a staple in my skincare cabinet.

With its creamy texture, this is suitable as an all-body or as a face moisturizer.

You may like:

Why Cerave is the number one 

Cerave moisturizing cream reviews

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair

Another all-rounder face cream and rich moisturizer for those who want everything in one bottle.

Dry skin tends to break out in eczema, and this lightweight formula works brilliantly for eczema and sensitive skin.

The downside to some might be the eucalyptus scent which can be overpowering if you have a sensitive nose but it is non-irritating.

I love that it`s suitable for all skin types and safe enough even for those with sensitive skin. Even if you have the driest, flakey skin, after just one use, your skin feels hydrated and smooth. The dry patches on your skin will soon be history.

Ultra repair for dry skin

These are a few of the top dry skincare products and brands we’re able to speak about, but there are still others that also have quality products that might turn out to be well-suited for your skin.

A good example is la Roche-posay, I did not include them on the list because I wanted this list to be more on affordable products that get you results.

The body shop products should have made it to the list too( they have brilliant products)but I`ve always had mixed results with the body shop skin care products line.

The best skincare brands are certainly not necessarily those which are expensive, the best skincare products for you will be one which is affordable for YOU and that has proven to be safe, and gentle on your skin.

When deciding to pick the best skincare product, forget the brand name and give attention to picking those products with natural ingredients that have been scientifically proven to repair, rejuvenate and make the skin look younger and brighter.

Surely this is also not one best natural skincare brand. You will need to research extensively and find the product that is best suited for your skin.

But if you`d like to try any of the above products click here to view them from Amazon as they offer the best prices online or you can purchase from your local store.

Dull skin tone, dead skin cells, cracked dehydrated skin, there is no overnight formula for dry skin, improvement to the flakiness on the skin is to care for it every day if possible.

If you have any questions, please do leave me a message below, would like to know how you choose affordable skincare products, do you go for the brand names or do you try things first? Leave me a comment below.

20 thoughts on “No Guessing, Affordable Dry Skin Care Products”

  1. I personally had a major skin reaction to Burt’s Bees, but I have really weird allergies. It was nice to scan through the other products and I’m actually pretty interested in the Weleda’s skin line

    • Hello Janiel
      This is the first time ever I hear that someone had an allergic reaction to Burt`s bee and I`m really surprised.Hope everything is ok now?Thanks for stopping by.

  2. It seems my skin is getting drier as I age and the winter weather isn’t helping! Thank you for the dry skin reviews – I am always so confused which products to purchase and I can always trust your information.

    • We all get drier skin as we get older, but I`ve found that the problem is that many people do not change their skin care products as they age.
      Yes the winter cold air dries out the skin more than in the warmer months.
      Thanks so much for stopping by.

    • Hi Charmaine, I did put different skincare products so everyone can find what suits them budget wise.

  3. My skin has gotten so dry as I age. After reading this article I think the Neutrogena wash would work well for me. I need to step away from bars of soap in the drug store aisles and try this one.

    • It`s true as you age, your skin changes and the products that were once must have seem not to cut it any more when caring for your skin.

  4. With time my skin is getting drier and drier. Is very useful to know what are some of the affordable and effective solutions 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

    • You are not alone Elena, as we age, the skin gets drier and products we used in the past are nolonger enough

  5. I have dry skin, especially in the winter. I’ve tried a few of these but you’ve given me ideas of a few more I want to try!

    • Thanks so much Melissa, wiinters do bring the worst in our skins, more so if you have dry skin,hope my post will help you choosing products


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