With the start of May comes National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Did you know skin cancer affects over 2 million Americans each year, and over 3.5 million forms of the disease exist?

The harmful effects of sun exposure to our health and appearance are well known, but spring always offers an opportunity to review your skin protection regimen. Considering the bevy of products that promise everything from eternal youth to 100-percent UV protection, you may feel overwhelmed by the choices and prices of skincare products. In fact, the greater the guarantee for youthful, radiant skin, the greater the cost seems to be.

Before you max out your credit card on the most expensive brand-name products, consider these 10 skincare shopping hacks. Read the first 5 below and get the second set tomorrow!