As the name suggests, moisturizers work to give your face the moisture it needs, keeping at bay dry and dull looking skin. It’s also important to ensure you practice correct ways when applying a new moisturizer to ensure you get the maximum benefit from it, as application direction differs from product to product.
Because there are so many types of face moisturizers out there, we’re here to help. We’ve picked the best moisturizers you should watch out for this year – and they’re suitable for your skin type too.
Estee Lauder Nutritious Super-Pomegranate Radiant Energy Night Creme/ Mask
Ever tried a moisturizer with pomegranate extracts? This Estee Lauder overnight cream mask is made with pomegranate extracts which work its magic on the skin for long hours. The formula works to nourish, hydrate, energize, calm, refine and smoothen the skin for a supple and radiant complexion. And the cream really does wonders - 96% of women who used the product have seen improvement and enjoy better-looking skin.
Waking up with radiant and renewed skin is definitely a confidence booster for your busy day ahead! Plus, it’s dermatologically tested as well.
Made with 2 key ingredients - Imperata Cylindrica (Desert Plant Extract) and Antarcticine (Glacial Glycoprotein Extract) which speeds up the absorption process into the skin layers, it does wonders to the skin. Besides being paraben and fragrance-free, the cream also controls shine and ensures your skin stay moisturized for up to 24 hours.
Using unique ingredients like Rose of Jericho, lychee and watermelon extracts, this product is well suited for those with dry skin type as it combats dehydration. Rose of Jericho, also known as the Resurrection Plant is the main ingredient responsible for its ability to absorb and tightly retain moisture in the skin.
Dry skin be gone! Laneige’s water-based cream gives the ultimate protection to help combat those dry and dull-looking skin. Formulated to moisturize skin in a more natural way, this lightweight cream works to boost the skin’s natural moisturizing factors (NMF) by activating the 20th layer of the skin which absorbs moisture from the environment.
It works almost instantly by lowering the skin surface temperature by a maximum of 2.4 degree Celsius, storing moisture in the skin for long hours and preventing it from drying quickly. It keeps skin oil and shine-free, making it suitable for everyday use.
SK-II's Radical New Age Power (R.N.A) Airy Milky Lotion packs a formula that not only gets absorbed pretty easily onto your skin, but it's also lightweight with no greasy-feel, making it an excellent cream for us who live in the tropical parts of the earth.
This cream is filled with SK-II's own RNArchitect Complex which also contains PITERA, SK-II's take on amino-acid liquid that derives from yeast fermentation. Together with hydrolyzed soy, the moisturizer works to improve your skin texture for plumper, youthful skin.
Because of the nature of the ingredients in the complex, the moisturizer also improves the firmness of your skin which eventually reduce the depth of wrinkles, fine lines, enlarged pores and even dark spots caused by acne.
The overall result is naturally glowing skin. As marketed and claimed by its users, the cream also works well as a primer before makeup.
An intense moisturizing cream for oily skin! Made with 4 types of hyaluronic acid – large HA, medium HA, super HA and nano-HA, this lightweight gel-based cream contains High-Performance Penetrating & Deep Moisturizing (HPP&M) Technology to lock and store essential oil-soluble nutrients deep within the skin layer.
Guys, we didn’t forget about you. Good for those with dry skin, it absorbs fast to give your skin the hydration it needs to last you throughout the day. Its active ingredients also serve to strengthen the skin. Use twice a day for best results.
A moisturizer with SPF protection? Win! This one’s definitely one of our favourites. It has SPF 30 to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays while keeping your skin hydrated. Also, its lightweight formula means no greasy residue on your skin throughout the day.
Light and absorbs into the skin within seconds. It contains Gromwell Root Extract which offers protection for the skin layer and Licorice Root Extract that is known for its anti-bacterial properties. This makes it great for users with acne issues as it reduces breakouts and keeps skin in check against acne resistance.
This product keeps the skin’s moisture balance in check and absorbs quickly upon application. It is made with Hydro-ion Mineral Water to ensure the skin is moisturized for long hours and contains vitamin B3 which increases cell metabolism to give you a fresh and younger looking appearance.
The various skin-enhancing properties of this product is good for users with combination skin.
Now everyone can have flawless looking skin with this lifesaver! Plus, it’s specially formulated so that it does not clog pores when applied to the skin. Suitable for all skin types, it’s a lightweight moisturizer that comes in a nude shade to give users a natural look, effortlessly.
If you have sensitive skin and don’t have much cash to spend on high-end face products or fancy treatments, fret not. Simple’s Hydrating Light Moist moisturizer is simply perfect for those with sensitive skin and gives protection of up to 12 hours. Now, this is what you call value for money.
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