Some might call a short skincare routine “lazy”, but for firm believers in skip-care? It’s quite the opposite. With just the basics at your disposal, only the best of the best essentials should make the cut (and work doubly hard!) so you can get fresher and brighter skin for less.

So if minimalism is your thing, join the club! Here, we’ve put together 7 customer-approved favorites that we’re sure you’ll make the most out of. See ‘em all, below!

Garnier Micellar Water + Argan Oil (400ml), P349
“I must say, this make up remover is one of the best! Does not just remove make up but also moisturizes the skin too. Actually, I am kinda drained when I get home since our business is really physically draining, so I often neglect my skincare. But thanks to this wonder, my face has not felt my neglect since I used this. No break out and so tipid gamitin! Totally recommend!” - Blanca, 33, Combination skin

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Innisfree Intensive Triple Care Sunscreen SPF50+ (20ml), P300
“The perfect sun protection! It is not greasy at all. It’s super easy to apply. It’s easily absorbed by the skin. No matter how hot the sun is, I know I am protected. This is by far the best sunblock I have tried. Plus, I love the size cause it’s easy to bring everyday and on my travels!” - Bella, 30, Normal skin

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Esfolio Pure Snail Moisture Soothing Gel 95%, P349
“Forget the 10-step Korean skin care, this is all you need.👌 Had a really bad breakout for months now, and swear I have bought and used all these hyped up beauty products but nothing worked for me (a lot of them even aggravate my skin). Until I realized this is all I need. I remember last year, Esfolio’s snail gel helped me with my breakout. It really stopped them, and improved my skin. Now I’m hoarding this product every time it’s on sale. ❤” - Ana, 25, Sensitive skin

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Laneige Water Sleeping Mask Lavender (15ml), P215
“This sleeping mask from Laneige works like magic. I don’t need to look for other masks. I have natural dry skin, and working 8 hours in an air conditioned office makes my skin awfully dry. I’ve tried a lot of sleeping masks, but nothing compares to this. You’ll wake up with very hydrated skin. This is heaven sent!” - Mary, 23, Dry skin

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Face Republic Super Screen Sun Gel SPF 50+ (50ml), P499
“This one is good. Easily absorbed and not sticky. It can also be worn under makeup. Well, I’m not really fond of sunblock and sobrang tamad ako sa mga skin regimen kaya occasionally ko lang siyang nagagamit, kapag naalala lang or may activity na alam kong magtatagal ako sa araw. But not bad for newbies in need of face sunblock.” - Abegail, 27, Normal skin

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V&M Naturals Miracle Promise, P980
“Been using this product for almost a year and I’m on my 2nd bottle. True to its words, it slows down the growth of unwanted hair. I usually do my UA Diode Laser every 6 weeks for 3 years. Since I started using Miracle Promise the interval of my sessions become longer. From 6 weeks to 11 weeks interval. Longer time for sleeve less tops 😁 I also use this with Bikini Bomb and CPC+G oil every night.” - Mae, 23, Combination skin

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Wildleaf Hibiscus Face Cream, P990
“I have a combination skin and the gel-type moisturizer that I was using before doesn’t really suffice for the hydration that my face needed. This face cream does whatever the old could not. Plus, it doesn’t make my skin greasy so I added this to my morning routine. On top of that, it smells goooood and it gets absorbed so fast that I still have the energy to put other skincare before I hit the bed.” - JP, 25, Oily skin

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Minor edits have been made to reviews for brevity and clarity.

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