Your skin needs proper skincare which plays a vital role in keeping the skin healthy, moist, and youthful. But what is the best moisturizer for your skin type?
If you have the budget to splash out or prefer the drugstore, there are face creams to suit all budgets and skin types.
Facial moisturizers make up one of the most important components of your regular skincare routine. But what is the best facial moisturizer you may ask? Or are all moisturizers made equal and work on all skin types?
A skin moisturizer helps moisturize the skin and acts as a protective shield that prevents the loss of moisture from the skin.
It also keeps dirt away and helps prevent damage from the sun’s UV rays.
There are plenty of face moisturizers to choose from amongst the bazillion of options available in the market.
But how can one identify the best facial moisturizers among them? Below we have compiled a list of some of the best face moisturizers available in different price ranges: the Low, the Medium, and the High.
Let`s Find The Best Facial Moisturizer at Different Price Ranges
The LowOlay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting CreamPrice Range: Low
Olay Regenerist is the no.1 selling anti-aging moisturizer. It contains the highest concentration of the amino-peptide complex which is infused with an intracellular fortifier along with a touch of marine proteins.
The hyaluronic acid present in this luxurious cream for hydration and plumping helps in minimizing the visible signs of aging.
It lifts plumps, firms, and softens the skin.
Price Range: Low
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel help in hydrating dry skin by boosting the hydration level of the skin.
It is an oil-free skincare formula that keeps the skin smooth, fresh, and supple.
This unique formula gets absorbed quickly into the skin. It is an intense moisturizing gel whose effects are long-lasting.
It also contains hyaluronic acid which makes the dry skin cells absorb moisture up to 1,000 times its whole weight in water.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost is non-comedogenic and can be easily worn under makeup.
Olay Regenerist Whip Facial Moisturizer
Price Range: Low
Olay Regenerist Whip is a breakthrough facial moisturizer with innovative Active Rush Technology that can transform from a cream to a liquid on contact facilitating faster absorption.
This moisturizer delivers smooth skin that is free of matte and shine.
It minimizes the signs of aging such as wrinkles visibly without the sticky and greasy feeling.
The formula includes advanced Amino-Peptide Complex II and the SPF 25 moisturizer.
They help in improving skin elasticity. Regenerist Whip offers powerful skincare with a light as air finishing.
Price Range: Low
A Korean moisturizing cream that offers powerful and long-lasting, moisture protection.
It helps improve skin elasticity. Dr. Jart Ceramidin Cream is a lightweight cream that has the power of microcapsule ceramides that hydrates the skin barrier from deep within.
The moisture protection given by this cream prevents chronic water loss from the skin.
It keeps the skin plump and smooth. It enhances the natural strength and function of the skin.
Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar
This moisturizing cream is an advanced lightweight moisturizing cream that does the trick.
It makes the face feel healthy and fresh. It works well with a combination of skin types. It contains no parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.
This whipped facial moisturizer contains a triple blend of alpha-hydroxy acids. It provides a long-lasting glow to the skin with its continuous hydration benefits.
It visibly improves the appearance of pores and fine lines making the skin look softer, smoother, fresher, and younger.
The Medium Priced Moisturizers
Price Range: Medium
This is another Korean skincare products that you can add to your skincare regimen.
It prevents the drying out of the skin and the retinol present in the cream helps minimize the signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, and skin discoloration.
It works well with even sensitive skin, something people with sensitive skin will be glad to know.
Amarte Aqua Cream works to restore the glow of the skin and reverse the damage done by the environment. to fight the signs of aging.
The active extract arbutin also helps reduce the melanin while the argan oil heals and protects the skin against the damage from free radicals.
Rosemary extract soothes the skin leaving it healthy and younger-looking.
Chantecaille Blanc Gardenia Brightening Emulsion
Chantecaille is a soft and lightweight facial emulsion containing the plant stem cells called White Gardenia which help in brightening the dull-looking skin.
It is blended with Vitamin C and niacinamide that help in preventing the discoloration of the skin and reducing the appearance of the existing dark spots.
The green decaffeinated coffee help promote the natural exfoliation of the skin. It leaves the skin clearer, firmer, and smoother.
Grown Alchemist Age-Repair Moisturizer
Formulated with the antioxidant polyphenols and a white tea extract.
Grown Alchemist is a natural facial moisturizer that delivers the desired results without the help of the chemicals.
It helps the skin fight off free radicals.
It contains collagen, elastin boosting actives, and hyaluronic acid, that serve as the transformative ingredients while delivering a smooth, hydrated, supple and soft looking skin.
It is an extra rich age-repair skin moisturizer infused with advanced photo-peptides that restore the damaged skin
The cream visibly reduces the appearance of wrinkles. The skin is left feeling rejuvenated.
The High Priced Facial Moisturizers
Giorgio Armani Crema Nera ExtremaPrice: High
Giorgio Armani Crema Nera Extrema was developed by the Giorgio Armani Laboratories from one of the most powerful revival plants. It comes from the thermal baths on an island off of Sicily.
This plant is able to reborn in just a few short hours even after having been deprived of the vital nutrients needed for its survival.
From this very plant, an extract is used in the formulation of Crema Nera Extrema.
The formula also contains the minerals needed for skin hydration that makes the skin firm and radiant.
The skin recovers its healthy and younger appearance. It also fights the signs of aging.
To be fair, I`d not justify buying this but I got some from a friend to test and try.
Price: $ High
La Mer was designed to soothe the skin after clinical procedures such as microdermabrasion and chemical peeling. It helps in diminishing the scarring.
This nighttime serum adds a megadose of the Miracle Broth that strengthens, protects, and repairs the tired and irritated skin immensely.
- It gives protection to the skin from external factors.
- It is suitable for all skin types.
- It is an ultimate anti-fatigue concentrate.
- It helps the acne scars heal faster making the skin smoother and softer.
- It helps to even out the skin tone.
It delivers ultimate skin hydration with long-lasting effects. Again will I justify the price tag?I`ll say go for it if you can afford it.
Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Regenerating Cream
Shiseido’s Future Solution is a peach-tinted night cream that provides intense hydration to the skin.
The key ingredient is the Renmei herb extract which smoothes the fine lines over time.
It is a revitalizing cream with a lavish and silky texture. It helps improves skin appearance making it more radiant and resilient. Its formulation helps fight aging signs effectively.
The cream has a 24-hour moisturizing effect that keeps the skin hydrated from within.
Formulated with an exclusive Skingenecell 1P, it leaves the skin flexible, sleek, and luminous in its young look.
Conclusion On Facial Moisturizer:
Choosing the best facial moisturizer for you depends on many factors such as your skin type, what your skin needs, the price range, the brand, the performance of the skin care product, like needing a firming moisturizer.
It is up to you to decide which product suits your needs better. Want to moisturize your skin without a budget? check at an earlier post on home remedies here.
Thank you for honest reviews on facial moisturizers. I have sensitive skin and it seems some of these will work well for me.
The Beauty Doctors says
Thanks so much I can not do without moisturizers and anti-aging products for the odd lines although im already in my 50s
Susan / JoyAmongChaos says
Moisturizing is so important! I started in my 20s and now you can really see the difference in my skin where I moisturize and where I don’t.
The Beauty Doctors says
thanks Susan, like you, I started caring for my skin in my mid twenties, today when I tell anyone I`m fifty plus,they are surprised, most say they thought I`m in my mid 30s.I thank all the years I stayed faithful to anti aging, sun protection and moisturizers
Melissa from Stunning Jade says
Great review! It is important to protect your face, especially with the upcoming summer sun.
The Beauty Doctors says
Thanks Melissa, I really appreciate the support