Skin-Care Product Shopping List

Two hundred Real Simple readers tested 400 products (all $40 and under) to find the best cleansers, moisturizers, night creams, and more. Print out the list for your particular skin type and take it with you when you’re shopping

  • Lori Bergamotto

Normal Skin

  • Cleanser: Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, $38,
  • Eye Product: Vichy Oligo 25 Eyes Anti-Fatigue Cooling Effect Stick, $20 at drugstores.
  • Night Treatment: Origins High Potency Night-a-Mins Moisture Cream, $36,
  • Specialty Product: Garnier Nutritioniste Skin Renew Daily Regenerating Serum, $13 at drugstores.

Dry Skin

  • Cleanser: CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser, $11.50 at drugstores.
  • Moisturizer with SPF: Hampton Sun Super Hydrating Face Cream SPF 15, $40,
  • Eye Product: Boscia Enlivening Amino-AG Eye Treatment, $38,
  • Night Treatment: Boots No. 7 Moisture Quench Night Cream, $13,

Oily Skin

  • Cleanser: Bioré Blemish Fighting Ice Foaming Cleanser, $6 at drugstores.
  • Moisturizer with SPF: Estée Lauder DayWear Plus SPF 15 for Oily Skin, $39.50,
  • Moisturizer without SPF: L’Oréal Paris Skin Genesis Daily Moisturizer Oil-Free Lotion, $25 at drugstores.
  • Specialty Product: Kinerase Clear Skin Blemish Dissolver, $39,

Sensitive Skin

  • Cleanser: Clinique Redness Solutions Soothing Cleanser, $20.50,
  • Moisturizer with SPF: La Roche-Posay Anthelios SX Daily Moisturizing Cream SPF 15, $30,
  • Moisturizer without SPF: Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion, $9 at drugstores.
  • Night Treatment: Eucerin Redness Relief Soothing Night Cream, $15 at drugstores.
  • Specialty Product: Boots No. 7 Calm Skin Redness-Relief Gel, $20,

Mature Skin

  • Cleanser: Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel, $35,
  • Moisturizer with SPF: Neutrogena Antioxidant Age Reverse Day Lotion SPF 20, $20 at drugstores.
  • Moisturizer without SPF: Kiehl’s Panthenol Protein Moisturizing Face Cream, $25.50,
  • Eye Product: Dove Pro-Age Eye Treatment SPF 8, $14 at drugstores.
  • Night Treatment: Olay Definity Night Restorative Sleep Cream, $25 at drugstores.
  • Specialty Product: Clarins Gentle Facial Peeling, $30,