The question “ Can you recommend an affordable skincare product? “ has always been a constant by acquaintances. If you are just starting or struggling to find a skincare regimen, looking for very affordable skincare products or just wanting to try something different – this post is for you. Here are friendly budget skincare products to try out;.

RDL Babyface Facial Cleanser – Works perfectly as a facial toner. It reduces pores, giving face an amazing glow. It works for blackheads, whiteheads and blemishes. You can get this in any pharmaceutical or beauty store.


COSRX Acne Pimple Patch – A life saver when it comes to clearing zits or pimples overnight. This is definitely a must have.

Sheet Masks – Designed to draw out impurities from pores, provide hydration to skin and offer nourishment to skin. Klairs, Cosrx and Wishtrend are budget friendly skincare products to try out.

The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution – A chemical solution that offers deeper exfoliation to help fight visible blemishes and for improved skin radiance. The formula improves the appearance of skin texture, clear pore congestion and reduces the look of fine lines with continued use.

Shea Moisture African Black Soap – Specially formulated with organic Shea Butter, Oats and Aloe to cleanse, moisturize and comfort irritated skin. This absorbs excess oil for those with oily skin, clear blemishes and calms skin.

LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask – A leave-on lip mask that soothes and moisturizes for smoother, more supple lips. 

COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel – A super gentle cleanser with pH of 5, that’s great for your morning wash. This low pH formula gel cleanser doesn’t strip skin of its natural oils. It contains purifying botanical ingredients and mild acids to gently cleanse skin to its most supple and clear texture. 

Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm. – An oil cleanser that melts off stubborn makeup seamlessly without stripping your skin of its natural oils. It naturally exfoliates and brightens with vitamin C-rich acerola extract.

Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water – The All-In-1 mattifying cleanser is specially formulated with micellar technology to effectively cleanse, remove makeup, and help purify pores without a greasy residue left behind. 

Neutrogena Pore Refining Toner – This Alpha and Beta Hydroxy skin toner sweeps away dead surface skin and smoothes rough, uneven patches. It penetrates deep down to clogged pores to visibly reduce their appearance for clearer looking skin. 

Mario Badescu Facial Spray – A cult favorite for every lady. It’s a rejuvenating mist infused with herbal and botanical extracts. It helps soothe and re-energize skin—giving it a healthy, radiant glow. 

COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid – A BHA exfoliant which effectively penetrates into the skin and cleans up clogged pores.

It also helps skin to rebuild its moisture shield, remove blackheads and control excess sebum while moisturizing skin. 

TIAM My Signature C Source – A 20% Vitamin C serum that delivers a multitude of complexion benefits such as regenerating the skin, brightening and evening out skin complexion.

Clearasil Skin Lightening Lotion – This is a Day and Night Lightening Lotion that makes skin look younger. It also keeps skin white and fresh.

This lotion doesn’t bleach skin as it contains no form bleaching ingredient.

Sugar and Coconut Oil Scrub – A perfect 1-minute homemade scrub which removes dead skin cells from skin.

Papaya and Honey Mask – This is a powerful mask that can lighten scars. Leaving you with bright, flawless skin. 


Acne Spot Treatment – They are couple of OTC spot treatment cream/gel/ointment you can get at a pharmacy with prescription. This varies within NGN 1000 – 3000.

What’s that friendly budget skincare product you use? Share with me in the comments below

xoxo 😘

Haleemah Al-Sadiya

Haleemah Al-Sadiya

Haleemah Al-sadiya is a natural hair and skincare blogger living and working in Lagos. She works a 9-5 job whilst building her passion about sharing her natural hair journey, skincare regimen and also her experience in the beauty industry.

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  1. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Mario Badescu facial spray and Cosrx bha black power liquid are holy grail products.
    i should try out the tiam vitamin c serum soon. An interesting read

    1. Thank you for the comment ❤️.
      I’m glad you enjoyed my post,

  3. I’m always skeptical about Neutrogena products as I’ve used couple of them and they did not turn out fine.
    I love that babyface papaya cleanser and i hope to try out any of these products
    By the way, your blog is amazing, quality contents with easy readability

    1. Tbh, Some Neutrogena skincare range are quit okay.
      However their pore refining toner is super great. RDL facial cleanser is a life saver especially when I run out of toner unexpectedly,
      Thank you for the sweet comments dear

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