If you’re one of the ‘lucky’ ones and find your skin on the drier side, welcome on board. While dry skin may rarely be a side effect of certain medications, external factors definitely carry weight when it comes to how dry your skin actually is. And with the approaching winter months, chances for your skin to become even drier are higher than ever. To help you relieve that feeling of skin tightness, here are the
10 Best Face Moisturisers For Dry Skin To Try This Year:
1. Clinique Moisture Surge™ 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, 30ml £24 | Clinique
You’ve probably seen this advertised by your favourite YouTubers, Instagrammers and celebrities. The newest Moisture Surge from Clinique is one of the best moisturisers for dry skin. Activated with aloe water, the cream helps skin create its own internal water source. This moisturiser will keep your skin hydrated for 72 hours nonstop. It will not only plump up any fine lines but also protect your dry skin from environmental damage. What’s even more surprising is that it suits all skin types, so why don’t you make the Clinique Moisture Surge part of your daily skincare regime today?
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2. Eau Thermale Avène Rich Compensating Cream, 50ml £16.50 | Feel Unique
Avène is one of my favourite skincare brands. It’s French, it’s affordable and it’s definitely worth trying. Made with plant-based active ingredients, the Rich Compensating Cream is formulated to provide nourishing care for dry and very dry sensitive skin. With a smooth and rich texture, this cream will nourish and moisturise the skin day after day until it recovers its comfort, suppleness and radiance. Moreover, it is packed with Pre-tocopheryl to defend your dry skin against external aggressors and free radicals. Apply morning and evening to get a radiant and revitalised complexion.
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3. Avène Hydrance Hydrating Cream, 40ml £14.50 | Look Fantastic
I’ve made Avène Hydrance Hydrating Cream part of my beauty routine this summer. I was looking for a rich moisturiser with high UV protection and this one came up in the top 10 for dry skin moisturisers. Formulated with Shea Butter and Avène Thermal Spring Water, this gentle cream will create a veil of protection on the skin whilst restoring and maintaining optimum hydration throughout the day. With SPF 20 it will also protect your skin from the harmful UV rays, keeping your complexion soft and lines-free.
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4. L’Occitane Aqua Réotier Ultra Thirst-Quenching Gel, 50ml £28 | L’Occitane
Enriched with hydrating hyaluronic acid, the L’Occitane Aqua Gel is probably of the most satisfyingly wobbly gels for your dry skin needs. This ultra-hydrating moisturiser contains thousands of micro-bubbles to instantly revive your thirsty dry skin. Packed with calcium-rich Réotier water, it will maintain the skin’s hydration barrier and help it retain moisture. Its formula glides onto skin to act as a magnet to hold-in moisture and replenish the dry skin, leaving it radiant and visibly plumped.
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5. Givenchy Hydra Sparkling Rich Luminescence Moisturizing Cream, 50ml £45.50 | Feel Unique
Rediscover your dry skin’ radiance with the Givenchy Hydra Sparkling Rich Luminescence Moisturising Cream. Enriched with Sparkling Water Complex, shea butter, luffa oil and a derivative of jojoba oil, this ideal creamy texture will help your skin recover its suppleness and comfort. The Givenchy Moisturiser Cream is very soft and comfortable with a non-greasy, non-sticky finish. The five-molecule complex will empower your skin with full sparkling energy for an intense luminescent result.
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6. La Mer Moisturising Soft Crème, 30ml £120 | La Mer
La Mer does not scream affordable but it delivers results, just ask Kim K! This ultra-soft moisturiser deeply replenishes the skin to deliver a beautifully glowing radiance. Packed with La Mer’s Miracle Broth™, lime tea and moisturising spheres, skin looks naturally vibrant, restored and infused with sea-sourced renewing energies. Formulated without parabens, phthalates or sulphates, the La Mer moisturiser is ideal for combination and drier skin types.
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7. The Ordinary Natural Moisturising Factors, 30ml £4.90 | Look Fantastic
2018 has been a huge year for The Ordinary. Everyone has been adoring the company for its zero-fuss and low-price magical products. Focused on clinically proven ingredients, The Ordinary’s Natural Moisturising Factors + HA protects and hydrates the outer layer of skin. Effectively hydrate your dry skin with much-needed amino acids, fatty acids and hyaluronic acid for less than a fiver. This non-greasy moisturiser will help protect and nourish the skin throughout the whole year!
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8. Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer – Stress-Minimising Daily Hydrator, 75ml £29.50 | Kiehl’s
Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer is a well-known go-to product among beauty bloggers, but it’s a classic for a reason. Dry or not, it will uplift your skin and create a barrier to protect your face against the daily commute and the harmful elements. Not only that, this daily hydrator helps combat the appearance of the visible signs of stress on the skin. Say goodbye to a fatigued, dull-looking skin and welcome a more nourished, moisturised and healthier looking skin.
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9. Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Triple Rose Renewing Moisturiser, 50ml £58 | Amazon
Another pricey but worth-it moisturiser for dry skin. Filled with White Rose, Damask Rose and Maroc Rose, this triple rose moisturiser will rejuvenate and hydrate your skin. The thick white formula will melt into the skin, leaving it deeply nourished and even toned. Apply an even layer to cleansed skin to unlock the anti-ageing moisturising powers from Aromatherapy Associates.
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10. Hylamide Booster Sensitive Fix Serum, 30ml £22.50 | Amazon
Can’t get rid of your tired and dry look skin? Well, look no further. This Hylamide Booster is definitely worth the shot. Moisturising without being thick or heavy, the advanced biotechnological derivative and pH-Balancing Golden-Eye Grass Complex target the multiple signs of sensitivity whilst reducing the signs of dryness and redness.
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Gemma Etc.October 15, 2018
I’m such a massive fan of the Clinique Moisture Surge range, it’s so good for dry skin xx
Gemma • Gemma Etc . ❤️
MariyaOctober 16, 2018
GabrielleOctober 16, 2018
I’ve heard of all of these brands before, although I’m not familiar with some of the moisturisers, so this post has been super informative – thanks babe! Hope you’re having a lovely week so far 🙂
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MariyaOctober 17, 2018
Yara MelOctober 16, 2018
I have the moisture surge and it’s indeed amazing!
Can’t wait to try the lamer one 🙂
MariyaOctober 17, 2018
Thanks for stopping by Yara!
Danielle AlexaOctober 17, 2018
I really want to try out the Clinique Moisture Surge, people seem to love it!
Britt Correia x The Gypsy FilesOctober 29, 2018
I’m currently obsessed with the Moisture Surge from Clinique! So, so good for dry, cold weather. I’ll have to check out some of these other ones. Thanks so much for sharing!
I’d love for you to check out my latest blog post if you get a chance, babe!
Britt Correia x The Gypsy Files
MariyaOctober 30, 2018
Thanks for the lovely comment!