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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Skin health maintenance is as important to your daily care regimen as brushing your teeth! Start with Dermalogica’s skin health essentials, designed to deliver your best skin daily.

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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.

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intensive moisture balance
 
4.8

(based on 146 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (126)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (2)

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    (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 146 customers

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5.0

I have been using this moisturizer for years!

By 

from Michigan

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I love this product, because I have sensitive skin and you only need a small amount to keep your skin glistening throughout the day. It is great for day and night use, and I use it all year round.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
5.0

Best moisturiser!

By 

from Beirut

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

My skin has always been super sensitive and super dry - though with breakouts. I find this moisturiser to be the best for my skin; it absorbs quickly, no sensitivity, and thoroughly moistures my skin! Wish it came with sunblock.

 
5.0

I would but this product again and again.

By 

from Iowa

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I use this product morning and before bed. It is light enough to wear in dry winter months and summer too!

 
5.0

A Must-Have!

By 

from New York, NY

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

My skin is very complicated. It is dry, yet it sometimes gets oily if the moisturizer is too thick and I always get a rash if the ingredients are too harsh. This is the reason why I was not very persistent in my skincare regime throughout the years. I tried Intensive Moisture Balance on recommendation from my Dermalogica facial specialist and I have to say my skin has been getting better daily (it does not feel so dry anymore) and when I put the Moisture Mask followed by the moisturizer it look like I just did a facial - my skin is visibly fresher.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

Great moisturizer

By 

from Northern VA

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I had been using Active Moist for my combination skin and liked it, but found that I had areas of dryness. I had purchased the Skin Hydrating Booster to use in addition to the Active Moist, which helped, but still wasn't enough. I decided this time around to try the Intensive Moisture Balance and it works so much better! My face is moisturized and soft, but not oily or greasy. My only complaint is the smell isn't great, but it's not terrible either. This will be my go-to moisturizer from now on.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Basic necessity

By 

from Nor Cal

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

Ben using this for years. It's very concentrated and absorbed quickly.

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

This is one of the best moisturizers I have ever worn

By 

from olympia wa

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

I use it every day and wear it with the sunscreen on top

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65
 
5.0

Best hydrating facial lotion EVER

By 

from San Diego, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

Worth the expensive price. This is the only lotion my sensitive dry skin agrees with.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best moisturising product hands down !

By 

from NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

Love and will use dermalogica for maintenance always

  • How old are you?:
  • 55-65
 
5.0

This will have a permanent spot on my nightstand. Wonderfu

By 

from Tn

Verified Buyer

Comments about intensive moisture balance:

Use it morning and night. My skin stays soft and moist all day

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54

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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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