Best Skin and Nails Products Under $10

Our beauty editors share their favorite affordable moisturizers, lotions, hand soaps, serums, nail polish shades and more.

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Tocca Giulietta Crema de Mano


This super-luxe cream helps hands wave goodbye to dryness.

Available at, $8

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Secret Outlast Deodorant 48-Hour Protection


Don't sweat it if you forget to swipe in the A.M.—true to its name, this deodorant lasts for two days.

Available at drugstores, $5

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Finally, a germ-busting hand sanitizer that doesn't leave skin cracked and dry. Alcohol-free Veripur contains moisturizing ingredients like avocado, jojoba and grape seed oils.

Available at Walgreens, $6

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Joshua Tree Sun Stick SPF 33


Never go without this all-natural tiny package that fits right in your pocket. But that's not all—the subtle pigment events out complexion.

Available at, $8

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Lush Tiny Hands Serum


Gently rub on skin and let the rich argan oil, cocoa butter and shea butter soften your rough spots.

Available at, $6

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Diva Tweeze


Yes, good things coming in small packages is a bit of a cliché—but hey, it's true. This tweezer grabs even the smallest hairs and is available in four fairy designs that look cute on our vanities.

Available at, $9.99

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Eos Hand Lotion


The fresh cucumber scent gives a hint of that at-the-spa feeling, and the tiny container is great on the go.

Available at Walmart, $4

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Bump & Blemish


Here's the remedy to razor burn—it soothes post-shave irritation and leaves a calming lavender scent.

Available at, $8

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Degree Women Extra Protection Deodorant


Talk about keeping cool—this deodorant starts working as soon as you start moving. Dog days of summer? Bring 'em!

Available at drugstores, $4

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Eucerin Daily Skin Balance Skin-Fortifying Hand Creme


A little bit goes a long way—it absorbs quickly and leaves hands supersoft.

Available at drugstores, $5.59

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Sonia Kashuk Nail Colour in Starry Night


This polish combines two hot nail trends: a deep, dark hue and subtle sparkle.

Available at Target, $4.99

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Anne Taintor Matchbook


This matchbook of 12 mini emery boards means you can always have a nail file handy—stash it in your purse and use as you go.

Available at, $5.50

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Noah's Naturals Natural Age Repair Night Cream


With tons of vitamins—A, B and E, to name a few—this cream delivers a one-two punch as it hydrates and fights free radicals.

Available at Walmart, $9

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Clean Anti-Bacterial Moisturizing Hand Cream


This multitasking hand cream keeps hands soft and germ-free for hours.

Available at Sephora stores, $9.99

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Essie Nail Polish in Sew Psyched


Your new go-to polish this fall. The neutral military green color flatters all skin tones.

Available at, $8

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Keri Luxurious Deliciously Scented Nourishing Lotion


We love that there's a scratch-and-sniff on the bottle for a sneak preview of the fresh green apple scent.

Available at drugstores, $6

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Noah's Naturals Pore Refining Masque


The vitamin E keeps skin healthy. Translation: a clear complexion and less need for foundation.

Available at Walmart, $8

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Clearasil Overnight Wash


When a breakout is brewing, let the salicylic acid in this face wash do its thing while you sleep. The ultimate in multitasking!

Available at drugstores, $8.50

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Kerasal Moisturizer Therapy Foot Ointment


Use this between pedicures to smooth cracked heels and calluses.

Available at drugstores, $9.99

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Xen-Tan Deluxe Tanning Mitt


No more orange-stained palms, thanks to Xen-Tan Deluxe Tanning Mitt. Just slip it on, add some self-tanner and apply.

Available at, $6

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Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Hand Therapy


This rich hand cream really prevents drying.

Available at, $8

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Paul & Joe Blotting Papers


Take that, T-zones! These blotting papers absorb oil in seconds and come in a cute package, mirror included.

Available at, $5

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Freeman Beauty Superfruits Refining Facial Cleanser


This cleanser lets you wash up with just about every antioxidant under the sun, including acai and blueberry.

Available at drugstores, $4

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Bodycology's Hand Sanitizer in Coconut Lime


The sweet island-y scent will perk you up with every pump.

Available at drugstores, $2.50

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Earth Therapeutics Clean + Cool Foot Wipes


Walking around in flip-flops all day is tough on the tootsies. One swipe of Earth Therapeutics Clean + Cool Foot Wipes and you'll be back in action.

Available at Kohl's, $6

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Secret Smooth Effects Deodorant


After just one week of using Secret Smooth Effects Deodorant you may notice less stubble, which means you don't have to shave as often.

Available at drugstores, $4.50

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Noxzema Triple Clean Anti-Bacterial Lathering Cleanser


This cleanser removes even the most stubborn makeup—and produces that familiar Noxzema tingle.

Available at drugstores, $4

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Essence of Beauty Citrus Coconut Body Mist


Essence of Beauty Citrus Coconut Body Mist is the ideal light summer fragrance—a little beachy, a little sweet.

Available at CVS/pharmacy stores, $6

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Avene Thermal Spring Water


A spritz of Avene Thermal Spring Water is the perfect midday facial refresher.

Available at drugstores, $7

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One Lotion Massage Bar


A few swipes before bed with One Lotion Massage Bar leads to unbelievably soft arms and legs in the a.m., thanks to a moisturizing blend of cocoa butter and peppermint oil.

Available at Target stores, $9.99

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Dickinson's Original Facial Towelettes


Dickinson's Original Facial Towelettes are individually wrapped, so they're perfectly portable and never dry out. Refreshing, too.

Available at drugstores, $5.50

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Desert Essence Organics Coconut Hand Wash


The smell of this hand wash is so amazing, you'll wish you could bathe in it. Yes, really!

Available at, $9

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Jergens Natural Glow Revitalizing Daily Moisturizer


Self-tanner junkies will be thrilled that Jergens Natural Glow Revitalizing Daily Moisturizer stays put longer.

Available at drugstores, $9

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Earth Therapeutics Pro-Organic Cracked Heel Repair


Getting winter-weary feet in sandal-ready shape is easy with Earth Therapeutics Pro-Organic Cracked Heel Repair.

Available at drugstores, $9.99

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Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion


Purpose Dual Treatment Moisture Lotion with SPF 15 is oil-free, so you can reapply without risking breakouts.

Available at drugstores, $9

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Dove Go Fresh Revive Body Mist


Two thumbs up for the mix of pomegranate and lemon verbena in Dove Go Fresh Revive Body Mist—sweet but not too strong.

Available at drugstores, $4

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Sweet Grass Farm Super Duty Hand Care


It looks like a bar of soap, but it's actually a really rich moisturizer that you rub over dry skin.

Available at, $8

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Soap & Glory One Pit Wonder


Using deodorant on just-shaved skin usually stings like crazy—props to Soap & Glory One Pit Wonder for adding soothing aloe.

Available at, $6

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Lush's Grease Lightning


Whenever you feel a breakout brewing, dab on Lush's Grease Lightning. The herbs and essential oils zap the zit before it even forms.

Available at, $9.95

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Dr. Hauschka Radiant You Kit


With cleanser, toner and bath oil, this travel-size kit is all you need on a trip.

Available at, $6.99

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Jaqua BFF Shimmer Lotion in Lemon Buttercream


Jaqua BFF Shimmer Lotion in Lemon Buttercream is like frosting for your skin, leaving the sheerest coat of glimmer on arms and legs.

Available at, $9.99

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Foot Works Vanilla Brown Sugar Foot Scrub


This foot scrub keeps heels soft.

Available at, $5

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Fruits & Passion Waterless Hand Soap in Orange-Cantaloup


Fruits & Passion Waterless Hand Soap in Orange-Cantaloup fits in even tiny clutches so your hands can always stay germ-free.

Available at, $6.50

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This Works Tired Eye Serum


This Works Tired Eye Serum does exactly what the name says.

Available at, $9.99

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Johnson's Be Radiant Cocoa & Shea Butter Lotion


This lotion combines two hydrating ingredients with a sweet vanilla scent—what's not to love?

Available at drugstores, $5.50

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Orly French Polynesian Paradise Polish Renewing Hand Buff


Orly French Polynesian Paradise Polish Renewing Hand Buff contains Tahitian coconut shell.

Available at Sally Beauty Stores, $9.99

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Bliss Blood Orange + White Pepper Hand Cream


A little wintry, a little spicy, this hand cream nourishes skin—and lifts moods.

Available at Sephora, $8

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.

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Originally published in the December 2009, January 2010, February 2010, March 2010, April 1, 2010, April 17, 2010, May 2010, and June 2010 issues of Family Circle magazine.

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