BAZAAR Beauty 2017: 10 Best Moisturizers To Nourish Parched Skin
Most Luxurious Face Cream
Lancôme Absolue Precious Cells Day Cream, $390
Painstakingly crafted with precious rose extracts, this lavish face cream melts into skin upon application and forms a protective cocoon over skin. Expect diminished fine lines and a renewed luminosity.
Best Eco-Friendly Moisturiser
MTM Custom-Blended Harmonious Moisturiser, $152
Take your skin on a vacation to the untouched fields of Japan with this certified organic face cream. Suitable for all skin types, it harnesses the regenerative properties of yuzu, ume seed, camellia leaf and rice bran extracts to improve skin tone and elasticity.
Best Oil-Free Moisturiser
Porcelain Balance Hydraclear Gel, $128
This refreshing gel-texture moisturiser does it all: Witch hazel extract and tea tree oil keep bacteria at bay; willow bark extract stimulates cell renewal; and capuacu seed and sodium hyaluronate keep skin moisturised.
Best Hydrating Moisturiser
Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Protective Cream E SPF 20, $350
Made with prized Japanese herbal extracts to maintain skin’s hydration level, reduce the signs of ageing and defend against pollutants, consider this a protective armour for your skin.
Best Anti-Ageing Moisturiser
Teoxane Advanced Filler, $220
Inspired by dermal fillers, this plumping cream packs hyaluronic acid, shea butter and meadowfoam seed oil to boost collagen levels for denser, firmer skin.
Best Brightening Moisturiser
BMF Bella Marie France Phyto Illuminator Cream, $160
If you’ve been negligent with suncare and are seeing the effects of UV-induced damage, this cream inhibits the production of melanin and keeps skin hydrated for a dewy appearance.
Best Replenishing Face Oil
Guerlain Abeille Royale Youth Watery Oil, $145
Marrying the best of both worlds, this serum-in-oil contains highly prized Ouessant Black Bee Honey and royal jelly to plump skin, leaving it silky smooth.
Best Calming Moisturiser
Guinot Pur Confort SPF15, $133
Developed specifically for fragile, ultra-sensitive skin, this cocktail of brown algae extract, vitamin E, camomile extract and fatty acids reduces redness and rebuilds skin’s protective barrier.
Best Firming Moisturiser
Hada Labo Lifting+firming Cream, $41.90
Formulated with peptides, soymilk ferment filtrate and hyaluronic acid of varying molecular sizes, this velvety cream strengthens the skin matrix from inside out for bouncier, firmer skin.
Best Smoothing Moisturiser
La Mer The Moisturizing Matte Lotion, $440
La Mer’s signature Miracle Broth meets kelp powder, clay and marine minerals in this refreshing moisturising lotion, which promises optimal hydration and oil-control properties for petal-soft skin.