Disclaimer: The prices mentioned are accurate as of time of publication.
Thanks to the effects of the pandemic, taking care of your skin can give you a sense of control in this big, unpredictable world. And in case you haven’t been able to keep up with trends, skincare is big these days. From Korean beauty regimes to organic remedies, everyone has at least one skincare step they partake in without fail, and rightly so.
But as much as skincare is fun, it isn’t always easy on the pocket – until now.
If you’re looking for the perfect product to start your skincare journey with, look no further. We’ve got for you a handy list of products you can buy that won’t break the bank, and will give you the skin of your dreams. Thanks to Nykaa’s End of Season Sale, you can access these products at a discounted price!
Without further ado, here are 18 skincare products under Rs. 1000 that you absolutely need on your shelf.
18 affordable skincare products under Rs. 1000
Popular cleansers under Rs. 1000
- L’oreal Paris Skin Combo for Minimized Pores & Crystal Clear Skin
Priced at: Rs. 718
Trust L’oreal to be the brand that takes care of your skin-related woes. Packed with a micellar water, a micro-essence serum, and a gel-based moisturiser, this combo promises those of us with oily skin a radiant, oil-free face with minimal pores. You can buy it here.
2. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Priced at: Rs. 479
Cetaphil has been in the business long before skincare was cool, so be rest assured that they know what they’re doing. This cleanser is gentle on the skin, made specially for those with sensitive and acne-prone skin. The product is so good, dermatologists recommend this to young girls with hormonal acne too! You can buy it here.
3. Minimalist 2% Salicylic Acid + LHA Cleanser
Priced at: Rs. 284
Another favourite for those with oily and acne-prone skin, Minimalist is here to help you. The salicylic acid helps control sebum production and removes excess oil and dirt. You can buy it here.
4. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash
Priced at: Rs. 585
Neutrogena is a no-nonsense brand that promises great results. An alcohol-free cleanser, this product cleans your skin without over-drying it. It helps clear pores and acne build-up, leaving your skin feeling smooth and clear. You can buy it here.
Popular face washes under Rs. 1000
- Clinique Liquid Facial Soap
Priced at: Rs. 850
Clinique is a premium skincare brand that promises and delivers. This liquid facial soap (aka face wash), perfect for those with dry and combination skin, leaves it feeling clean without drying it. It is the perfect first step before the rest of your skincare routine. You can buy it here.
2. Plum Green Tea Pore Cleansing Face Wash
Priced at: Rs. 293
Yet another saviour for acne-prone skin, this miraculous product by Plum helps control acne by exfoliating dead skin cells and facilitates deep pore cleansing. The best part? It is all organic, devoid of silicones, sulphates, and parabens. You can buy it here.
3. Mamaearth Ubtan Face Wash
Priced at: Rs. 237
Mamaearth’s ubtan face wash is lush with turmeric and saffron and is ideal for tan removal. The walnut beads exfoliate the dead skin cells; the saffron extract helps make the skin glow, and the turmeric helps remove that pesky tan from your skin. We love an organic product! You can buy it here.
4. The Body Shop Vitamin E Gentle Facial Wash
Priced at: Rs. 633
This gentle face wash from The Body Shop is compatible with all skin types. The Body Shop is a brand loved by many for its quality products, and this is one of them. Its light texture helps remove dirt and oil effectively, and the soya and wheat germ oils help restore moisture into the skin. You can buy it here.
Popular toners under Rs. 1000
- Clinique Clarifying Lotion 3
Priced at: Rs. 850
This toner is perfect for combination and oily skin. It helps keep the pores free of sebum, dirt, and grime, and promotes hydration. The best part? It is paraben-free and developed by dermatologists. You can buy it here.
2. The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Toner
Priced at: Rs. 950
It is no surprise that The Ordinary has made it to this list. A true quality product, this glycolic acid toner exfoliates the skin and makes it radiant. With continued use, it also improves the appearance of texture on the skin. You can buy it here.
Popular moisturisers under Rs. 1000
- Plum Green Tea Renewed Clarity Night Gel
Priced at: Rs. 489
The natural ingredients present in this night cream help regulate sebum production and leave your skin oil-free. You can buy it here.
2. Clinique Moisture Surge Hydrator
Priced at: Rs. 950
The hyaluronic acid present in this product helps create a ‘moisture reservoir’ in your skin, keeping it hydrated. Overall, this product by Clinique is great if you wish to make your skin look fresh, plump, and super hydrated. You can buy it here.
3. Pond’s Super Light Gel Moisturiser
Priced at: Rs. 247
We can’t forget the OG when it comes to moisturisers, can we? This gel moisturiser by Pond’s contains hyaluronic acid and Vitamin E that is light on the skin. This can be used even as a base for your makeup. You can buy it here.
4. Neutrogena Bright Boost Gel Cream
Priced at: Rs. 428
Packed with AHA, PHA, and neoglucosamine, this powerhouse of a moisturiser brings instant brightness through mild exfoliation. It also helps reduce hyper-pigmentation. You can buy it here.
Popular sunscreens under Rs. 1000
- Neutrogena Mini Duo for oily skin
Priced at: Rs. 567
A boon for those with oily skin, the Neutrogena Mini Duo consists of its bestselling sunscreen for oily skin, the Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock, and the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel. This duo will ensure your skin stays oil-free and protected from the sun at all costs! You can buy it here.
2. Re’equil Ultra Matte Dry Touch Sunscreen Gel
Priced at: Rs. 591
Another popular favourite, this is a silicone-gel based sunscreen that is perfect for all skin types, but specifically for sensitive and acne-prone skin. No white cast, no heaviness, no sweat – just all around goodness and protection! You can buy it here.
3. The Derma Co 1% Hyaluronic Sunscreen Aqua Gel
Priced at: Rs. 449
A product ‘built by dermatologists’, this sunscreen gel protects your skin from UVA and UVB rays and gives no white cast. It is non-greasy and fragrance free, making it suitable for all skin types. You can buy it here.
4. Innisfree Tone Up No Sebum Sunscreen
Priced at: Rs. 855
Innisfree is known to be a wonderful skincare brand, and this sunscreen is no exception. It is anti-pollution, waterproof, and has zero stickiness. Plus, it makes your skin brighter and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. You can buy it here.
We hope this list of skincare products under Rs. 1000 help you kick start your skincare journey the right way. What other cool product did we miss out on? We’d love to know!
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