BAZAAR Beauty Awards 2018: Best Moisturizers For Balanced, Glowy Skin
BEST FIRMING MOISTURISER
Skin Caviar Luxe Cream, $740, La Prairie
Brimming with a potent dose of natural caviar—known for its revolutionary lifting,
firming and deeply nourishing benefits—this rich yet lightweight cream reaches deep into skin to restore regenerative processes that have slowed down with age. In one luxurious swoop, your skin is lifted, tightened and toned; transforming your complexion over time.
BEST SENSITIVE SKIN MOISTURISER
Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, $60,Clinique
Forget the bells and whistles—this lightweight moisturiser goes back to basics to hydrate and balance the skin. Formulated without parabens, sulfates and phthalates, hyaluronic acid and plant extracts work to deliver deep hydration that sinks in quickly, making it perfect for those with combination or sensitive skin.
Revitalizing Supreme+ Global Anti-Aging Power Soft Creme, $182, Estée Lauder
Applied as the final step of skincare, this luscious cream seeks to reverse all signs of ageing. Powered by RevitaKey Technology featuring moringa extract, it amplifies cellular turnover and collagen reproduction so you wake up to skin that is ultra supple and deeply nourished, with unclogged pores and visibly reduced lines.
BEST MOISTURISER FOR OILY SKIN
Coconut Water Cream, $55, First Aid Beauty
Moisturising is a must, no matter what your skin type. For those with oily skin, pick one that’s lightweight and oil-free, such as this electrolyte-rich, naturally hydrating Coconut Water Cream.
BEST HYDRATING MOISTURISER
Crème de la Mer, $300, La Mer
This complexion transforming wonder cream harnesses the healing powers of marine algae to restore skin’s tautness, lustre and baby-soft texture. There’s never a dry or dull day with this potent skin regenerator around.
BEST BRIGHTENING MOISTURISER
Custom-Blended Re-White Cream, $160, MTM
Slather on this cream to not only boost overall glow, but also suppress the formation of melanin at the source, preventing and reversing pesky UV ray-induced reactions like pigmentation, freckles and uneven, lacklustre skin tones.
This lightweight gel-based mask literally holds the hydration of an ocean—the deep blue sea surrounding Okinawa, Japan, to be exact. It veils skin with plumping hyaluronic acid, seaweed extracts and minerals to improve hydration levels and elasticity.
BEST LIFTING MOISTURISER
Absolue Precious Cells Advanced Regenerating and Repairing Care, $390, Lancôme
Enriched with the brand-exclusive Grand Rose Extract, this luscious cream melts into skin for intensive repair and revitalisation, before settling like a rose-scented veil for an extra supple and lifted complexion.
MOST LUXURIOUS FACE CREAM
Sublimage L’Extrait de Creme, $730, Chanel
This coveted formula packs all the benefits of the brand’s signature Sublimage ingredient, Vanilla planifolia, through every stage of its life. Think leaves that aid in cell restoration, floral extract to reinforce skin defences, and fruit actives that serve as a revitalising booster and natural shield. Its sumptuous texture simply melts into the skin, leaving a delicate floral scent that lingers.