You asked for my favorite, affordable, effective products. Here you go!


I only recommend products I would use myself and recommend as a professional. This post may contain affiliate links that I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you.


RoC Retinol Correxion Anti-Aging Night Cream
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Face Serum
La Roche-Posay Pure Vitamin C Face Serum

Acne Care


Acne Treatment Differin Gel with 0.1% Adapalene
Neutrogena Acne Treatment with Vitamin C, Grapefruit Scent
PanOxyl Acne Foaming Wash Benzoyl Peroxide

Hair Care

Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, Original Formula
T3 Lucea Professional Straightening & Styling Iron, 1" or 1.5"
Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo for Brunettes
Davines Alchemic Shampoo, Safe Cleansing for Color Treated Hair
Davines Alchemic Conditioner, Safe Nourishment for Color Treated Hair
SEEN Shampoo, Fragrance Free, Non-Comedogenic
SEEN Conditioner, Fragrance Free, Non-Comedogenic

Healing Skincare

Aquaphor Healing Ointment Body Spray
Aquaphor Healing Moisturizing Ointment


CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Serum

Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil Cream to Foam Face Wash, Hydrating Foaming Cream Cleanser
Dove Beauty Bar Gentle Skin Moisturizing Cleanser
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Lightweight Hydrating Facial Gel Cleanser


La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt In Milk Body & Face Sunscreen SPF 60
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Mineral Ultra-Light Face Sunscreen SPF 50
Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen, SPF 40, Weightless, Oil Free & Scent Free
ISDIN Eryfotona Actinica Zinc Oxide and 100% Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50+
EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46 Face Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Sunscreen
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant Sunscreen SPF 45

Sun Protection

Coolibar UPF 50+ Women's Ariel Reversible Pool Hat

Lily-Lark Blue Squares UV Protection Sun Parasol, Rated UPF 50+

Lily-Lark Blue Squares UV Protection Sun Parasol, Rated UPF 50+
Coolibar UPF 50+ Men's Leo Shapeable Wide Brim Hat - Sun Protective
Womens UPF 50+ Sun Protection Moisture Wicking 1/4 Zip Pullover Long Sleeve Shirt
Coolibar UPF 50+ Women's Marietas Sun Wrap - Sun Protective