Wherever you go, whoever you talk to, someone is always looking for their next fave face cream. Well, we think we might have found five that are gonna knock your socks off. All of these products live up to the promises they propose on their packaging and TBH we can’t get enough of them. But wait – there’s more. When it comes to skincare, we’re always on a hunt for a bargain – and if something catches our eye that costs less than a Pret lunch, we jump on it. That’s right, each of these skin saviours cost less than £5. So, if you’re after a skincare steal that’s gonna be your new staple, then look no further.

The balancing cream

If you’ve got combination skin, you’ll know how hard it is to find the Goldilocks product that gives you the perfect balance of everything you’re after. Say hello to Simple Clear Skin Oil Balancing Moisturiser. Apply a thin layer of this to clean skin to eliminate shine and maintain those moisture levels. Its lightweight formula absorbs quickly so it’s perfect for all you busy bees in need of a little harmonising.

Simple Simple Clear Skin Oil Balancing Moisturiser 75ml £4.29 Buy Now

The cream that lasts all day

Suffer with dry or dehydrated skin? Sometimes we can apply moisturiser and the benefits seem to fade after an hour. Not with this baby. Superdrug Vitamin E Skin Care Moisturising Day Cream gives you intense, long-lasting moisture that’ll keep your skin looking healthy all day. Oh, and it has an SPF15, which is ALWAYS a bonus.

Vitamin E Superdrug Vitamin E SPF15 Moisturising Cream 100ml £2.99 Buy Now

The pimple-proofing cream

If you’re having a breakout, you may not know that you can use more than just your face wash to help with the problem. Neutrogena Visibly Clear Spot Proofing Oil Free Moisturiser contains salicylic acid, which helps decrease redness and inflammation, while helping to shed all those dead skin cells that might be clogging your pores. It’s a yes from us!

Neutrogena Visibly Clear Neutrogena Visibly Clear Spot Proofing Moisturiser 50ml £4.99 Buy Now

The cream for sensitive skin

Finding any product when you’ve got sensitive skin can feel like a mission. You need something that has no fragrance and no nasties that could cause irritation – enter Superdrug Simply Pure Rich Emulsion Moisturiser to save the day. Apply this to clean skin for an instant hit of hydration without the irritating side effects. 

Simply Pure Superdrug Simply Pure Rich Emulsion Moisturiser £4.99 Buy Now

The night cream

If you’re after the miracle worker that’s gonna do its magic while you catch some zzzs, this is the one for you. Nivea Daily Essentials Regenerating Night Cream is enriched with almond oil, which soaks in and leave you with super-soft skin in the morning. Apply to clean skin just before bed, massaging into your face and neck in small circular motions – for a maximum hit of moisture.

Nivea Nivea Daily Essentials Regenerating Night Cream 50ml £4.19 Buy Now