9 pure and cheap skin-care products

cheap and natural skin-care products

Those who abide by a monthly beauty budget that’s less than a cellphone bill can find department store counters pretty disappointing. But the solution isn’t necessarily found at Sephora or Duane Reade, especially if you like natural and organic ingredients.

So we’ve pulled together a list of nine natural and organic beauty brands from sources that won’t break the bank. These clean skin-care picks don’t skimp on quality, and cost less than $45 for a moisturizer or serum.

That’s half the cost of a cell-phone bill—and most of these will last you a couple months. Hear your new products calling?


Pangea Organics

A unisex favorite in plantable boxes.
Average cost of a moisturizer: $36
Fave: Moroccan Argan with Willow & Rosemary Facial Cream
Buy it at Whole Foods or www.pangeaorganics.com


Weleda Pomegranate


A 90-year-old line of biodynamic skin-soothers made in Germany.
Moisturizer: $18–$33
Fave: Pomegranate Firming Day Cream
Buy it at C.O. Bigelow or www.usa.weleda.com


john masters organics

John Masters Organics

Skin care from the famed eco-friendly hair stylist.
Moisturizer: $28–$44
Fave: Pomegranate Facial Nourishing Oil
Buy it at Whole Foods or www.johnmasters.com



farmaesthetics lavender lotion


A simple farm-to-face line used in spas.
Moisturizer: $34.50
Fave: Nourishing Lavender Milk
Buy it at www.farmaesthetics.com


Blue Chamomile Day Moisturizer

Evan Healy

Formulated by the holistic West Coast facialist.
Moisturizer: $24–$37.95
Fave: Blue Chamomile Day Moisturizer
Buy it at www.evanhealy.com


organic skin-care serum

H.G.O Lab

A handmade, back-to-basics beauty line.
Moisturizer: $21–$26
Fave: Neroli Face Oil
Buy it at www.hgillermanorganics.com


natural moisturizer

Pai Skincare

A U.K. brand made for sensitive skin.
Moisturizer: $30–$38
Fave: Pai Avocado & Jojoba Organic Hydrating Day Cream
Buy it at SpiritBeautyLounge.com



Acure Organics

Profits from this new skin-care range go to breast cancer research.
Moisturizer: $18.99–$29.99
Fave: Chlorella + Pomegranate Night Cream
Buy it at SpiritBeautyLounge.com


Dr. Hauschka Quince Day Cream

Dr. Hauschka

Biodynamic beauty used in spas and sold in health-food stores.
Moisturizer: $35.95–$42.95
Fave: Quince Day Cream
Buy it at www.store.drhauschka.com
Melisse Gelula

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  1. June 21st, 2011 at 3:40 pm

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  2. June 21st, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    I love that you published this list! While still a little spendy,this is definitely more in the range I like!

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  5. August 24th, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    I like these product. cheap! and natural!

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  7. November 22nd, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Suki and Duchess Marden are two other great lines of organic products to try. Available at http://www.saffronrouge.com. google ‘saffron rouge coupon codes’ to save money plus make sure you register for their points program as I got free stuff really quickly this way.

  8. August 14th, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    I think you need to go back and do your homework… a lot of this stuff isn’t as toxin free as you say it is…. http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ Check the products for yourself here.

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  10. October 3rd, 2013 at 4:58 am

    thanks for sharing with us your beauty secrets:) fantastic post, your are providing valuable information about skin care, really helpful.. great job..!!

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