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You wash and moisturize your face twice a day (or at least once a day—sleeping in makeup is a big no-no!), so it's safe to say you already have a cleanser and face lotion on heavy rotation. But add scrubs, masks, and zit-zapping potions to the mix, and you've got a full-on skincare product regimen—and the potential to drop some serious cash at the beauty counter. To help keep your beauty budget in line, we rounded up 10 top contenders in the affordable, drugstore beauty category that also meet our must-work criteria, and come in under $10. We dare you not to pick up a few.
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The skin may be our largest organ, but — whether we fall asleep before properly cleaning our faces or pick at a juicy pimple — we tend to take it for granted. With a plethora of skin-care dos and don’ts out there on the Internet, which rules are really worth paying attention to?
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