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Hereʼs the best moisturizer for your skin

Learn the tips and tricks for choosing the best moisturizer for your skin types and concerns.

hereʼs the best moisturizer for your skin

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!

intensive moisture balance

the best moisturizer for dry skin

Our top pick for dry skin is Intensive Moisture Balance. This 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
skin smoothing cream

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
active moist

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
prisma protect

the best moisturizer with SPF

A great daily moisturizer with SPF does it all, providing long-lasting hydration along with Broad Spectrum UV protection and pollution defense. We love Prisma Protect SPF30, because it also helps boost skin’s natural luminosity!

  • Defends against UV light, free radical damage and pollution
  • Hydrates for visibly smooth skin all day long
  • Boosts skin’s natural luminosity
calm water gel

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
      oil free matte

      the best moisturizer for acne

      Lightweight and ultra-sheer, Oil-Free Matte SPF30 is the ideal moisturizer for oily and breakout-prone skin. It hydrates, prevents shine and provides optimum UV defense.

      • Oil-free, lightweight formula
      • Absorbs excess oils for an all-day matte finish
      • Shields against UV damage


      the best dark spot-fighting moisturizer

      powerbright moisturizer spf50

      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

      powerbright overnight cream

      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
      sound sleep cocoon transformative night gel-cream

      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


      biolumin-c gel moisturizer

      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

      Want to learn more about which skin care products are right for you? Visit your local Dermalogica skin therapist for a completely customized regimen.


      phyto nature oxygren cream

      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.