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The 11 Best Cleansers For All Skin Types Under $20

From Olay to Starface.

Introducing a new facial cleanser into your skincare routine doesn't have to break the bank. Likely a tool in your beauty routine that you'll reach for daily, the right facial cleanser should come with beneficial skincare ingredients, and the power to purify your face of pollutants, environmental stressors, and the day's leftover makeup. Although you can always splurge, especially when it comes to skincare, many brands offer affordable cleanser options, including these 11 facial cleansers that each cost less than $20.

From a brand that's favored among TikTok users to a tried-and-true Glossier staple, these cleansers come without the added sticker shock. And while these options don't have a hefty price tag, that doesn't make them any less effective than popular high-end treatments. In fact, as social media has so happily demonstrated, some of the best skincare results happen with affordable products found at your favorite drugstore.

Get familiar with some of the most affordable options in facial cleansers, and scroll through some of the best cleanser options that cost less than $20.

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