11 Best Affordable Skin Care Products

11 Best Affordable Skin Care Products

11 Best Affordable Skin Care Products

As one of the most delicate and sensitive parts of your body, it doesn't take much for your skin to go haywire with breakouts and irritation. A simple moisturiser that contains ingredients that don’t sit too well with your particular skin type can wreak havoc and lead to extreme irritation and inflammation. This is why using only the best skin care products UK is so important. To help you on your journey to vibrant, healthy skin, we bring you the safest, most natural skin-loving products for your skin.

Best Skin Care Products UK

Many skincare brands claim to have the ‘best’ products on the market, but so many of their claims are just hot air, meant to convince you to buy subpar products. Few ever back up their claims with hard facts and descriptions, choosing instead to use pretty, flowery language to hook customers. Unlike these shameless brands, Poko is 100% transparent and honest about everything from product ingredients to lab test results. We want our users to know exactly what they are putting on their skin, and what it actually does, instead of just making a sale.

Unlike other brands - even the biggest, most well-established ones - when we say we have the best skin care products UK, we actually mean it and believe it. There is a reason we are making such waves in the industry and racking up awards and nominations.

Here are eleven of our products, along with all the information you need to know about the best skin care products you’ve been looking for.

1. Poko’s Purifying Gel Cleanser


Cleansing will always be the first step in your skincare routine. Getting rid of all impurities present on your skin is vital so that it is ready for the rest of the products in your routine. And the Purifying Gel Cleanser does all that and more. Not only does it leave your skin feeling like a fresh, beautiful blank canvas ready to soak in serums and moisturiser, but it also contains potent yet gentle ingredients that provide an extra punch that few other cleansers can. Above all, the Purifying Gel Cleanser contains two powerhouse ingredients that are on every skincare guru’s lips: niacinamide and Hyaluronic acid. This duo supercharges your skin - at an affordable price.

Product Features

  • Reinforces the skin’s natural moisture barrier
  • Encourages skin cell growth
  • Balances skin
  • Helps treat blemishes

Main Ingredients

  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Niacinamide
  • AHAs: citric acid, glycolic acid, lactic acid, malic acid, and tartaric acid
  • Fruit extracts
  • CBD

2. Brightening Rosewater Toner


For a while, toners were cancelled as they were way too harsh and stripped the skin of all its nutrients. Fortunately, the toners of old are gone and in their place are gentle, nourishing ones such as our Brightening Rosewater Toner. It provides added hydration while banishing any dirt or impurities that may be left over after cleansing. Formulated with delicate floral waters, this toner stands head and shoulders above its peers, leaving skin soft and smooth while improving the appearance of hyperpigmentation caused by acne scarring. Not all toners are damaging, and our Brightening Rosewater Toner proves this by giving you the most supple and radiant skin you’ve ever had.

Product Features

Main Ingredients

  • Potassium azeloyl diglycinate (soluble form of azelaic acid)
  • Rose Floral Water
  • CBD
  • Aloe Vera Leaf Juice

3. Daily SPF 50 Moisturiser


After years of tan skin being worshipped and the old adage of ‘beauty is pain’ being chanted after a nasty sunburn, society has finally woken up and realised just how important SPF is. And no one knows this better than rugby legend Rob Kearney, who has spent most of his life outdoors. Poko and Rob have created a broad spectrum UVA & UVB protecting daily moisturiser with SPF 50 to prevent the delicate cells in the skin from being damaged by harmful sun rays and to help screen against photo-ageing. However, it is the use of advanced technology in the photo-activated antioxidant venuceane, used to protect the integrity of skin cells, that gives the Daily SPF 50 Moisturiser a certain je ne sais quoi.

Product Features

  • Shields skin against sun damage and photo-ageing
  • Hydrates dry skin
  • Prevents hyperpigmentation and the visible signs of ageing
  • Comes in a recyclable sugarcane tube

Main Ingredients

  • Venuceane
  • White horehound
  • CBD
  • Sandalwood
  • Hydrolysed wheat protein
  • Octocrylene

4. Light Hydrating Moisturiser


Poko’s Light Hydrating Moisturiser contains all the goodness needed to keep skin healthy, without feeling heavy or smothering skin. This lightweight formula soaks quickly and effortlessly into your skin, keeping it nourished and hydrated - without clogging your pores. Age-induced dryness? Gone! Visible signs of ageing? Banished! Our Light Hydrating Moisturising is exceptionally versatile and can be used to address and keep all areas of concern nourished, reduce visible signs of ageing, plump the skin, and leave your skin feeling fresh and glowing. And it does all of this without being occlusive! 

Product Features

  • Lightweight formula
  • Captures and retains moisture
  • Plumps skin, thereby reducing the signs of ageing
  • Contributes to healthy, glowing skin

Main Ingredients

  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Allantoin
  • Trehalose
  • Fructose
  • CBD

5. Regenerating Collagen Moisturiser


The Regenerating Collagen Moisturiser is designed to nourish and support ageing skin by keeping it radiant and hydrated while maintaining youthfulness and elasticity. This is thanks to natural ingredients such as Aloe vera juice, a key ingredient in the moisturiser, which keeps the skin supple and fights signs of ageing. Powerful antioxidants present in aloe vera juice, such as vitamin C and E, reduce the effects of UV damage and prevent further harm that could lead to hyperpigmentation and premature ageing. With this moisturiser, you will retain your youthful, supple skin and get the added benefit of radiance - all at a friendly price.

Product Features

  • Helps improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Keeps skin hydrated
  • Promotes skin elasticity
  • Gives a youthful glow

Main Ingredients

6. Correcting Eye Cream


Poko’s award-winning Correcting Eye Cream is one skincare product you need to add to your skincare routine ASAP. No matter your area of concern, whether it be dark circles or eye bags, our Correcting Eye Cream is specially formulated to address these concerns while brightening your under-eye area. It contains hydrating plant oils, aloe vera, fruit extracts and CBD to minimise puffiness and reduce dark circles. However, hyaluronic acid is the star ingredient in this product, hydrating the skin by drawing moisture from the air and storing it in the skin. Delicate under-eye skin is left feeling supple and looking radiant. There’s a reason Poko’s Correcting Eye Cream won Best Eye Treatment Cream at the Beauty Bible awards!

Product Features

  • Brightens dark circles
  • Reduces puffiness and eye bags
  • Keeps under-eye area radiant and supple
  • Locks in moisture, keeping skin hydrated

Main Ingredients

  • Aloe vera juice
  • Avocado oil
  • Apricot kernel oil
  • CBD
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Raspberry extract
  • Fig extract

7. Luxury Facial Oil


Poko’s Luxury Facial Oil is not just for dry skin. This decadent oil is for all skin types - even oily skin. Rich in omega fatty acids, vitamins, and nourishing oils, our Facial Oil will keep your skin looking and feeling its best. Just a few drops of Luxury Facial Oil will help revitalise your skin and repair its natural moisture barrier, stopping free radicals from harming your skin. Packed with vitamins and calming CBD, the oil gently revitalises skin, leaving it looking more youthful. It is the CBD that makes this product truly special. Containing soothing properties, the Luxury Facial Oil’s infusion of CBD restores balance and resilience and makes this product gentle enough for any skin type. CBD's calming effects make it ideal for people with sensitive skin prone to reacting badly to particular products. CBD gives this facial oil the much-needed properties to make it suitable for all.

Product Features

  • Fights signs of ageing
  • Replenishes moisture loss
  • Promotes plumpness
  • Repairs skin’s natural moisture barrier

Main Ingredients

8. Soothing Serum


Lightweight and soothing, Poko’s Soothing Serum is formulated to help calm stressed-out skin while keeping it moisturised - without leaving it oily. In fact, our Soothing Serum prevents excess oil production while simultaneously treating spot-causing bacteria - both of which can lead to severe breakouts. Tired of looking like you're blushing or feeling like your face resembles a tomato? The serum helps reduce redness and inflammation, giving you the normal, even skin tone you’ve always wanted, no matter how sensitive your skin. Best of all, it contains fruit extracts rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that all work together to promote the growth of healthy new cells.

Product Features

  • Fights spot-causing bacteria
  • Reduces redness
  • Soothes stressed-out skin
  • Prevents production of excess oil

Main Ingredients

  • Aloe vera powder
  • CBD
  • Tea tree oil
  • Lavender oil
  • Cedarwood oil

9. AHA Exfoliating Treatment


Not all acids are bad. In fact, some acids are seriously beneficial to the skin, such as AHAs. Poko’s AHA Exfoliating Treatment is the perfect example of a chemical exfoliant formulated to be gentle enough to be used daily. The treatment is so mild that it is suitable for any skin type. Our exclusive AHA blend helps exfoliate dead skin cells, exposing the new, healthy skin underneath. Dead skin, symptoms of ageing, hyperpigmentation, and blemishes are all combatted by our unique AHA formula, leaving your skin hydrated, clear and smooth. However, our AHA Exfoliant Treatment does more than just make your skin smooth and balanced. It may also aid in the stimulation of your own natural collagen levels. Therefore, signs of ageing are reduced, leaving you with plumper, more radiant skin. With regular application, you should observe long-term improvements.

Product Features

  • Exfoliates dead skin cells
  • Balances and brightens skin
  • Stimulates natural collagen levels
  • Long-term results with regular application

Main Ingredients

  • Keratoline
  • CBD
  • Glycolic acid
  • Malic acid
  • Citric acid

10. Azelaic Acid Spot Gel


Say goodbye to pesky pimples that pop up out of nowhere with Poko’s Azelaic Acid Spot Gel. Unlike other harsh spot gels on the market that do more damage than good, the Azelaic Acid Spot Gel gently addresses breakouts with a formulation of mild yet effective ingredients such as water-soluble azelaic acid derivative, retinol and CBD to combat breakouts and clear up spots and blemishes. Therefore, no matter your skin type, this spot gel will clear up your skin quickly and effectively, even encouraging the growth of healthy new skin cells. With prolonged use, the skin-friendly ingredients will work together to leave long-lasting results.

Product Features

  • Gently exfoliates dead skin cells
  • Unclogs pores and soothes breakouts
  • Addresses hyperpigmentation
  • Encourages new, healthy cell growth

Main Ingredients

  • Potassium azeloyl diglycinate
  • Vitamin A
  • CBD
  • Polyacrylate crosspolymer-6

11. Hempsoriasis Balm


Topicals that address eczema and psoriasis don’t always have to be thick and uncomfortable. Poko’s Hempsoriasis Balm absorbs quickly into the skin and doesn’t leave a greasy feeling like other psoriatic or eczema creams. Our balm is formulated with natural ingredients that provide immediate hydration and helps soothe itchy, dry or scaly skin caused by psoriasis and eczema.

These ingredients are carefully selected not to cause further irritation and are chosen for their ability to help relieve the symptoms and frequency of flare-ups. This Balm is not just a superficial solution. It gets to the root of the issue, with special ingredients that treat more than just symptoms - they nourish as well. You’d expect to pay a fortune for such a product, but this balm is super affordable. You’ll get so much more than you pay for!

Product Features

  • Non-occlusive and quick-absorbing
  • Helps speed up the healing process
  • Provides immediate hydration
  • Helps prevent further irritation

Main Ingredients

  • Calendula oil
  • Apricot Kernel Oil
  • Jojoba Oil
  • CBD
  • Vitamin E

Best Skin Care Products in the UK

Poko seeks to improve skincare regimens by providing skincare products containing natural, vegan ingredients and infusing each of these products with premium-quality CBD to boost skin health. Above all, we are an inclusive brand that aims to include everyone, regardless of skin type, gender or age. Therefore, Poko products are suitable for even the most sensitive skin and are free of nasties such as artificial ingredients, parabens and silicon. Better yet, we are vegan-friendly and cruelty-free, which is confirmed by our leaping bunny certification.

Get your hands on any of our products to see for yourself what the hype is all about and experience the best skin care products UK.

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