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Here's The Best Moisturiser For Your Skin

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Here's The Best Moisturiser For Your Skin

adult breakouts

4 mins read

Everyone’s skin has unique needs. Here’s how to find the right moisturiser for yours!

There are a lot of moisturisers out there – which can make finding the right one for your skin deceptively tricky.

Good news, though: whether you’re looking for an SPF moisturiser that won’t clog pores, searching for a moisturiser to help acne or wondering whether oily skin needs a moisturiser, the skin health experts at Dermalogica have got you covered!

Find the moisturiser right for you as we look at each skin concern below.

The best moisturiser for dry skin

Intensive moisture balance product bottle

Intensive Moisture Balance. This ultra-rich formula is packed with antioxidants, helps smooth dryness lines and prevents moisture loss.

  • Antioxidants help prevent free radical damage
  • Strengthens skin’s lipid barrier
  • Smoothes and moisturises


The best moisturiser for dehydrated skin

Skin Smoothing Cream bottle

Skin Smoothing Cream features Active HydraMesh Technology™ – a state-of-the-art complex that provides 48 hours of continuous hydration.

  • Infuses skin with 48 hours of vital moisture
  • Distributes hydration throughout the skin to lock in moisture
  • Shields skin’s natural microbiome from environmental stress


The best moisturiser for oily skin

Active Moist bottle

Oily and combination skin need hydration to combat excess oil. Active Moist is formulated with a unique combination of plant extracts to help balance skin.

  • Provides effective hydration without a greasy feel
  • Smoothes and helps improve skin texture
  • Sheer, oil-free formula goes on quickly


The best moisturiser for ultra dry skin

Super Rich Repair bottle

Choose Super Rich Repair, a deeply-nourishing, peptide-rich treatment cream to help reduce the appearance of skin ageing.

  • Soothes and insulates skin against extreme environmental elements
  • Replenishes barrier lipids while moisturising
  • Fortified with Allantoin to help soothe


The best moisturiser with SPF

Prisma Protect SPF30 bottle

A great daily moisturiser with SPF does it all, providing long-lasting hydration along with Broad Spectrum UV protection and pollution defence. We love Prisma Protect SPF30, because it also helps boost skin’s natural luminosity!

  • Defends against UV light, free radical damage and pollution
  • Hydrates for visibly smooth skin all day long
  • Boosts skin’s natural luminosity


The best moisturiser for sensitive skin

Calm Water Gel bottle

Choose an ultra-hydrating daily moisturiser – like Calm Water Gel – to soothe dry, sensitive skin. Its refreshing gel-to-water formula forms a weightless barrier against irritants.

  • Immediately hydrates dry, irritated skin
  • Softens, soothes and calms
  • Locks in moisture and defends skin against dryness
Calm Water Gel bottle

For those who want a heavier cream

We recommend Stabilizing Repair Cream, which delivers nourishing lipids to strengthen skin’s barrier and keep signs of sensitivity at bay. The nourishing balm-to-cream formula calms skin on contact while helping relieve symptoms like itching, redness, and dryness..

  • Soothes on contact
  • Repairs lipid barrier
  • Strengthens to help keep signs of sensitivity at bay


The best moisturiser for ageing skin

Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF30 bottle

For day

A great moisturiser with SPF does double duty, providing long-lasting hydration and critical UV protection. Our pick is Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50, which blends smoothly over skin for a flawless finish.

  • Provides long-lasting hydration and critical protection against UV light
  • Helps control triggers that lead to skin aging
  • Blends smoothly into skin
Phyto Nature Oxygen Cream bottle

For night

Breathe new life into ageing skin with Phyto Nature Oxygen Cream, formulated with hydrating, oxygen-optimising phytoactives to firm,
lift and revitalise skin. 

  • Firms and lifts to reduce the appearance of skin ageing
  • Revitalises with oxygen-optimising phytoactives for brighter, more radiant skin
  • Plumps and hydrates for ultra-smooth skin 


The best moisturiser for breakouts

Oil Free Matte SPF bottle

Lightweight and ultra-sheer, Oil Free Matte SPF30 is the ideal moisturiser for oily and breakout-prone skin. It hydrates, prevents shine and provides optimum UV defense.

  • Oil-free, lightweight formula
  • Absorbs excess oils for an all-day matte finish
  • Shields against UV damage


The best dark spot-fighting moisturiser

Powerbright Moisturiser SPF50 bottle

for day

A great moisturiser with SPF does double duty, providing long-lasting hydration and critical UV protection. Our pick is Powerbright Moisturiser SPF50 a daily SPF moisturiser which balances skin tone and helps reduce the appearance of uneven pigmentation. 

  • Shields skin against dark spots 
  • Combats oxidative stress caused by pollution
  • Balances skin tone and helps reduce the appearance of uneven pigmentation 
Powerbright Overnight Cream bottle

for night

Choose PowerBright Overnight Cream, a nourishing nighttime cream that optimises skin’s moisture recovery and helps restore luminosity. 

  • Protects against the damaging effects of free radicals from pollution
  • Fades the appearance of dark spots
  • Smoothes and evens skin texture 


The best moisturiser for dull skin

Biolumin-C Gel Moisturizer bottle

Give skin a radiance boost with BioLumin-C Gel Moisturizer, formulated with our ultra-stable Vitamin C Complex that provides enhanced functionality in fighting oxidative stress. This daily brightening gel moisturiser provides weightless hydration.

  • Brightens instantly and over time
  • Hydrates for more luminous skin
  • Renews for a natural glow


The best night cream for glowing skin

Sound Sleep Cocoon bottle

In addition to giving you glowing skin by morning, Sound Sleep Cocoon features encapsulated, motion-activated French Lavender Essential Oil to help you sleep.

  • Visibly increases radiance by morning
  • Reduces signs of skin fatigue and restores vitality
  • Promotes deep, restful sleep for healthier-looking skin


The best moisturiser for teen skin

For teen and younger skin that’s oily, congested or breaking out, choose an oil free, lightweight lotion to address dehydration and balance oily shine.

Clearing Defense SPF30 bottle

for daytime wear

Clearing Defense SPF30, This shine-reducing SPF moisturiser delivers a long-lasting matte finish and UV defence.

Cooling Aqua Jelly bottle

for oily skin

Cooling Aqua Jelly, This jelly-based cooling moisturiser’s water-like texture leaves skin feeling fresh and lightly hydrated.

Skin Soothing Hydrating Lotion bottle

for dry skin

Skin Soothing Hydrating Lotion, Soothing, hydrating relief for dehydrated, breakout-irritated skin.


Want to learn more about which skin care products are right for you? Click here to see our full line of moisturisers. And if you need any further advice, click here to chat live with one of our professional skin therapists or book a virtual 1-2-1 consultation here.

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