The Best Drugstore Cleanser, According To Math

There's a common misconception about skin care products: they have to be expensive to work. People believe you have to shell out top-dollar for serums, makeup removers, and cleansers. But, this isn't always the case. Your local drugstore is filled with scores of cleansers you can score on the cheap — and they work. That said, not all of these bargain face washes are created equal. To figure out exactly which of these guys works the best, we turned to our pals over at Rank & Style.
The site uses customer reviews, editors' picks, and overall buzz to figure out which products are going to work the hardest for you, without bruising your bank account. Consider its authors beauty lovers with a penchant for math. After crunching the numbers, Rank & Style has named CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser as the clear winner.
According to the site, CeraVe's bottle gets top marks because of popularity and user comments — and it's also a favorite among beauty editors. CeraVe's cleanser rehydrates parched skin, but it also works for all skin types. The formula is non-irritating, non-comedogenic, and 100% fragrance-free. If you're looking for a no-fuss cleanser that will make your skin glow, this is your go-to.
So, instead of blowing your dough on a cleanser that may or may not work, give your wallet a break and grab this guy from the drugstore. May we suggest following it up with a lovely cleansing mask for a full-on pamper evening? Go on. You deserve it.
CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser, $12, available at

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