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active moist

light, oil-free lotion

Sheer, easy-to-apply Active Moist formula contains Silk Amino Acids and a unique combination of plant extracts that help improve skin texture and combat surface dehydration.Learn More

Oil-free, lightweight moisturizer to hydrate combination skin.Learn More

price $40.00
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active moist

Sheer, easy-to-apply Active Moist formula contains Silk Amino Acids and a unique combination of plant extracts that help improve skin texture and combat surface dehydration.
Although there is no standard for establishing a gluten-free designation for topical skin care products, independent laboratory testing confirms that this formula surpasses the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ingestible standards and can therefore be considered gluten-free.
gluten-free
Formulated without animal-derived ingredients
vegan
Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors
no artificial fragrances and colors
Formulated without Parabens
paraben-free
Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA
cruelty-free

benefits

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

how to use

Apply over damp face and throat with light, upward strokes. Best when used following Multi-Active Toner. 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, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Methyl Gluceth-20, Pentylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Lactamide MEA, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Hedera Helix (Ivy) Leaf/Stem Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Parietaria Officinalis Extract, Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Saponaria Officinalis Leaf/Root Extract, Silk Amino Acids, Glycolipids, Sodium Hyaluronate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Palmitoyl, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Lecithin, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Allantoin, Panthenol, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-10, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Polysorbate 60, Aminomethyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Linalool, Lavandula Hybrida Oil.

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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active moist
 
4.8

(based on 379 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (321)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (40)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Balances skin (5)
  • Gentle (5)
  • Improves skin texture (5)
  • Leaves clean feel (4)
  • Moisturizing (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (3)
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5.0

Love this

By 

from Dallas, Tx

Verified Buyer

Comments about active moist:

This is a great moisturizer. I have combination skin and this is great for my skin. Moisturizing but not greasy

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

Great face cream for dry and combination skin type

By 

from WY

Verified Buyer

Comments about active moist:

This cream is light, fast absorbing, non greasy and a great moisturizer. Love it!

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

The only moisturizer that works for my skin!

By 

from Bowie MD

Verified Buyer

Comments about active moist:

Works wonderfully.

  • How old are you?:
  • 55-65
 
4.0

Great Product!

By 

from Pittsburgh, Pa

Comments about active moist:

I am about a month into my skincare regimen with Dermalogica Products and active moist is now my go to moisturizer. I have used other brands in the past that have left my face feeling oily and even sticky at times - not active moist! It is very lightweight yet leaves your face moisturized throughout the day. The only reason I give this a 4 star rating opposed to a 5 star rating is because there is no SPF protection.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
3.0

I do not see the different

By 

from CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about active moist:

I bought this for the review and I'm using for over 3 weeks and I do not see the different. I will wait 2 more week and I hope to see some improvement in my skin.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

Love it!

By 

from Denton, TX.

Verified Buyer

Comments about active moist:

I use this product at least once a day and love how light it is! I have combination skin and it's moisturizing without being too heavy!

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

Best moisturize I've ever used!!!!

By 

from Houston

Verified Buyer

Comments about active moist:

I have sensitive skin and I've been trying many products and each one of them caused me breakouts, i have decided to give dermalogica a try and I felt in love, this one keep my skin soft and smooth and it worth any penny you spent on it!

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

Best light weight moisturizer I have ever used

By 

from Florida

Comments about active moist:

I have oily skin and have always had a really hard time finding a daily moisturizer that didn't add to the oil. I have finally found that with this product. Not only is it truly lightweight, it keeps my face hydrated all day. I use this product daily in the morning and it has done absolute wonders for my skin. Highly recommend!

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

I like ce this product

By 

from Florida

Comments about active moist:

This moisturiser is so light weight but still keeps my extremely dry skin moisturised but not oily

  • How old are you?:
  • Under 18
 
1.0

Strong clinical smell and no difference to my skin

By 

from UK

Comments about active moist:

I have used this for several months and there has been no noticeable difference in my skin. It was worth a try but unfortunately it didn't help me. The smell is also very clinical and overpowering.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

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  • Q:

    Is this product water, silicone or oil based?
    Asked on 4/5/2018 by Lucy from London

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello ,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This is a water based moisturizer.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 4/6/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    I have oily and acne prone skin, and I am looking for a moisturiser that matches my skin type, will active moist be suitable for my skin type?
    Asked on 3/22/2018 by Jem from England

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello Jem,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Yes, you can use Active Moist at night and Oil Free Matte SPF 30 during the day.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 3/23/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Is active moist just for oily and acne prone skin?
    Asked on 3/19/2018 by cingeo from columbiana ohio

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Active Moist is light weight and hydrating. Iti s for anyone who wants a moisturizer that is light weight in texture.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 3/23/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hello I have rosácea on my face and I'm not using any products righ now I want to try these products but which one do you recommend ? I have combination skin
    Asked on 1/31/2018 by Mary from Miami fl

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello. Only a doctor can treat and diagnose Rosacea. That being said, our Ultra Calming products may help with the symptoms associated with Rosacea. Like redness, irritation, etc.

      Answered on 2/7/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi I have oily skin I want a face wash and a moisturer with sun protection
    Asked on 1/26/2018 by Lalit from New York

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi there,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You may like Dermal Clay Cleanser or Special Cleansing Gel for your cleanser. For a moisturizer with UV protection, try Oil Free Matte SPF 30.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 1/29/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hello I have acne but I also have sensitive dry skin and I can't seem to find products that will help me with my issues what do you recommend thank you
    Asked on 1/9/2018 by Tiffany Houston from Houston

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You may like Special Cleansing Gel, Multi Active Toner, Breakout Control and Calm Water Gel.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 1/9/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi, i am age 50 with water-dry skin condition and slightly sensitive.
    Now i am using Skin Smoothing Cream with Spf50 for the day. I am planning to switch to Active Moist with Spf 50 for the day as well.
    May i know Skin Smoothing Cream Or Active Moist is the best for my skin condition.
    Thank you.
    Asked on 12/17/2017 by Sam from Malaysia

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello Sam,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. If you are happy with Skin Smoothing Cream and it is hydrating your skin, then continue to use it.

      Answered on 12/19/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Is active moist water based and good for dehydrated oily skin? Does this product contain hylauronic acid? Thanks!
    Asked on 11/3/2017 by Happy from California

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can add Skin Hydrating Booster to Active Moist for best results.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 11/7/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Does Active Moist have SPF in it?
    Asked on 10/21/2017 by Lauren from Tampa, FL

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello Lauren,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. It does not. You can add Solar Defense Booster SPF 50 for UV protection.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 10/23/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi, I am currently using differin gel (adapalene) for acne once daily in the evening. I am supposed to avoid any products that contain alpha hydroxy, salicylic or glycolic acids. Does this moisturizer contain any of these ingredients? Thank you in advance.
    Asked on 10/4/2017 by Ringlets from Tacoma, WA

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This moisturizer is safe to use with your prescription gel.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 10/6/2017 by Anonymous
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