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Hereʼs the best moisturizer for your skin

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At A Glance


Learn how to complete your routine with a personalized moisturizer that fits your skin’s needs.


Moisturizers are an essential step in any regimen and choosing the best one is important to supporting your routine and meeting your skin goals.



Even oily skin needs moisture! It especially needs hydration to help balance skin’s moisture levels and reduce excess oil production.

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

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

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

The best moisturizer for dry skin

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

  • Helps prevent free radical damage with antioxidants
  • Strengthens skin’s lipid barrier
  • Smoothes and moisturizes

Super Rich Repair is a deeply nourishing skin treatment cream for chronically dry, dehydrated skin. This heavyweight cream helps replenish skin’s natural moisture levels to defend against environmental assaults.

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

The best moisturizer for dehydrated skin

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 moisturizer for oily skin

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 moisturizer with SPF

Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 is a 3-in-1 daily moisturizer that visibly firms, hydrates skin and protects with Broad Spectrum SPF50.!

  • normal, dry, and combination skin
  • dryness and dehydration
  • fine lines and wrinkles
  • loss of firmness and elasticity

The best moisturizer for sensitive skin

Choose an ultra-hydrating daily moisturizer – 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


Stabilizing Repair Cream is a balmy-cream formula melts into skin to quickly alleviate redness and help prevent future irritation.

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

    The best dark spot-fighting moisturizer

    For day

    A great moisturizer with SPF does double duty, providing long-lasting hydration and critical UV protection. Our pick is PowerBright Moisturizer SPF 50, a daily SPF moisturizer 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

    For night

    Fade dark spots while you sleep with Powerbright Overnight Cream. Nourishing nighttime cream optimizes skin moisture recovery and helps restore luminosity.

    • Restores skin’s luminosity
    • Fades the appearance of dark spots
    • Smoothes and evens skin texture

    The best night cream for glowing skin

    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 moisturizer for dull skin

    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 moisturizer provides weightless hydration.

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

    The best moisturizer for aging skin

    Breathe new life into aging skin with Phyto Nature Oxygen Cream, formulated with hydrating, oxygen-optimizing phytoactives to firm, lift and revitalize skin.

    • Firms and lifts to reduce the appearance of skin aging
    • Revitalizes with oxygen-optimizing phytoactives for brighter, more radiant skin
    • Plumps and hydrates for ultra-smooth skin

    Want to learn more about which skin care products are right for you?

    Visit your local Dermalogica skin therapist for a completely customized regimen.