If you’re ready to step up your self-love game and establish a brand new skincare regime, you’ll undoubtedly want to begin with a moisturizer. Equal parts nourishing and luxurious, these creams are designed to repair the skin all while making you feel like a million bucks.
But where to start? With a dizzying array of options on the market, it can be hard to know what kind of moisturizer to buy, which is why we’re bringing you a few of our favorites to help get the ball rolling.
Best Face Moisturizer
Infused with galactic meteorite extract, this ultra-hydrating moisturizer from Lab Series is exactly what your face needs after a long day. Featuring a silky smooth texture, this cream rubs on easily to the skin, assuaging wrinkles and hard lines in no time. As the brand says, using this product is truly an “other-worldly experience.” The Singular cream also took top prize this year for The Manual’s first ever Grooming Awards. Check out all The Manual Grooming Awards 2018 winners.
Other Great Options
Formulated completely without parabens, sulfates or artificial colors, the Evenprime moisturizer is a lightweight option perfect for daily use. To use, simply apply one to two pumps of the bright white mixture to your hands and incorporate onto your face at morning and night. Before you know it, you’ll see marked improvements to your skin tone and texture.
If you’re on the lookout for a vitamin-enriched facial moisturizer, look no further than this option from Kiehl’s. Outfitted with chestnut extract and vitamin C, this cream is as rejuvenating as it is hydrating, promoting total skin recovery. Apply liberally as needed, though we’re sure you’ll want to slather on this ointment every chance you get.
An affordable option developed with leading dermatologists, the moisturizing cream from CeraVe is built to provide 24-hour facial hydration. How does it accomplish this aim? With a combination of wrinkle-removing ceramides and replenishing hyaluronic acid. Plus, the cream’s totally fragrance-free, which could be a big selling point for anyone with a sensitive nose.
This relaxing face lotion from the Dermstore is a soothing balm to the wear and tear of the everyday. Composed of shea butter, aloe vera, green tea and Vitamins A, E and C, this cream is guaranteed to bring a natural glow to tired skin. The oil-free formula also absorbs super quickly, so you can put it on right before you head out for the day.