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intensive moisture balance

intensive moisture balance

nourishing antioxidant cream

Ultra-rich antioxidant moisturizer for dry skin. Smooth away the appearance of dry lines and skin damage with stabilized Vitamin C as extracts help reduce the signs of prematurely-aging skin.Learn More

Ultra-rich antioxidant moisturizer for dry skin.Learn More

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intensive moisture balance

Smooth away the appearance of dry skin and skin damage with stabilized Vitamin C as extracts help reduce the signs of prematurely-aging skin.

benefits

  • Antioxidants help prevent free radical damage.
  • Strengthens skin's lipid barrier to prevent moisture loss.
  • Smooths the appearance of fine lines.

how to use

Apply over damp face and throat with light, upward strokes. Use twice daily, morning and night. Can be applied over or mixed with prescribed Dermalogica Concentrated Booster for additional results.

quick tip

Prep skin with Multi-Active Toner to enhance moisturizer absorption.

ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, PEG-8, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Lactamide MEA, Cetyl Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Rosa Centifolia Flower Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract, Lecithin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycolipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Superoxide Dismutase, Sodium PCA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Carbomer, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, Aminomethyl Propanol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool.

Dermalogica is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy of the ingredient lists on this website. However, because ingredients are subject to change, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, up-to-date and/or error-free. For an accurate listing of ingredients in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

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how it works

All Dermalogica products are made in the USA and are free of artificial fragrances, artificial colors, drying S.D. alcohol, and ingredients like Mineral Oil – all of which are known to exacerbate common skin concerns. With cutting-edge formulas and powerful ingredients, you can be assured you’re giving your skin what it needs to be healthy, and stay healthy, for a lifetime. Maximize your product results! Use Dermalogica products as prescribed by your Face Mapping® skin analysis, available only from a Dermalogica Professional Skin Therapist.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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intensive moisture balance
 
4.8

(based on 160 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (140)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Absorbs quickly (3)
  • Moisturizes well (3)
  • Not greasy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (3)

Reviewed by 160 customers

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5.0

A Winner

By 

from Kansas

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I was going back and forth trying to choose a moisturizer. I'm over 50 with fine lines and some freckling, but I still have minor breakouts every so often. I've never been able to use heavy moisturizers, and the word intensive on this moisturizer scared me. However, I knew that my mature skin needed some added moisture, and the smoothing cream was good but not quite enough. So, knowing I could return it if I made a mistake, I bought this one and was pleasantly surprised by its light texture on application while still making my skin soft, and definitely not greasy, throughout the day. It's a winner for me. Love the Intensive Eye Cream, too.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would buy this product again

By 

from fremont

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

love the product. a little pricy but the quality is great

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Combo Skin BFF

By 

from Fayetteville, NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

Perfect moisture day and night for my combination skin. Blends very well with my Solar SPF50 Booster!!!

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

very good moisturizer

By 

from New York

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I don't know how they manage this perfection but this cream is super rich. and it does not leave your skin greasy. Your skin just drinks this moisturizer, and my skin is not that dry!.. It does not make your skin break out!..

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

awesome

By 

from El Cerrito, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

my favorite product. Love the rich creaminess.

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65
 
5.0

Excellent moisturizer

By 

from Olympia, Wa.

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I love this moisturizer. I have had a really hard time finding a moisturizer that works with my sensitive skin, but this is amazing. I use it daily.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I love this moisturizer. It leaves my face very soft.

By 

from Washington state

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I use it at night before bed.

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

i would buy this product

By 

from newhapmshire

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I have been using this product for years now. I have always liked the way my skin feels and looks. I a combination oily/dry skin and I fine that his product helps keep things in balance

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Actually Moisturizes

By 

from Pullman, WA

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

The intensive moisture balance actually moisturizes your skin compared to other products that just sit on the surface. A little goes a long way as well. I frequently get dry skin (no matter the weather) and this face lotion really helps. Highly recommend to those not wanting to waste their money on another drugstore product and want results.

  • How old are you?:
  • 18-24
 
5.0

Love it!

By 

from Bakersfield

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

Felt hydrated after just one use. Will definently continue using daily.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44

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  • Q:

    I have acne-prone skin that is also dehydrated and dry. Can this product be used in combination with the Medibac clearing cleanser to help with dryness?
    Asked on 11/29/2016 by chacha

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Chacha,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Clearing Skin Wash is for a full face of acne. If you do no have a full face of acne, it might be drying you out. Please try Special Cleansing Gel and Active Moist for best results.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 12/1/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Please help! I need advice. During winter months, I have extreme combination skin. Super oily in my t-zone and ridiculously dry on my cheeks. I usually use Dermal Clay Cleanser in the morning, Precleanse and Clearing Skin Wash at night, along with Multi-Active Toner and Skin Smoothing Cream. I also use Overnight Clearing Gel when having break-outs. Well, the Skin Smoothing Cream does not seem to be helping the flaky dry skin on my cheeks. They're so dry they're rough to the touch. Is Intensive Moisture Balance okay for such high contrast combination skin? Would that be much more moisturizing than Skin Smoothing Cream? Should I maybe add Phyto Replenish Oil as well, since it locks in moisture? I'm so confused. Dermalogica products are the only ones that usually work for me, I just don't know what products would give me much needed moisture without adding oiliness! Please help! Thanks!
    Asked on 11/19/2016 by Ebie from New Orleans, LA

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Ebie,

      Please try mixing Skin Hydrating Booster into your Skin Smoothing Cream. Additionally, try Special Cleansing Gel and Daily Resurfacer instead of Clearing Skin Wash.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 11/21/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Does this product contain Vitamin E or mineral oil?
    Asked on 9/28/2016 by Allie from Tennessee

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Allie,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Intensive Moisture Balance contains vitamins A and C. It does not contain mineral oil.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/30/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Is the Intensive Moisture Balance will firm up our face, to improve sagging issue?
    Asked on 9/18/2016 by Ch'ng from Malaysia

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Ch'ng,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Intensive Moisture balance is excellent for oil-dry skin that needs extra moisture and may be concerned with aging. You can mix it with Extra Firming Booster to help strengthen your skin's elasticity.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/19/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    What age range is Intensive moisture balance for? Can it be used between the ages of 18-25?
    Asked on 2/25/2016 by anastasia from winchester

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your question. Intensive Moisture Balance is for anyone who is oil-dry, meaning they have dull, tight skin that lacks oil. This can happen at any age.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 2/26/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
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