How to choose the best face moisturizer!

01 | 03 | 2020
How to choose the best face moisturizer!

The moisturizing cream is the last step of a basic Inouïe routine (see cleanser , toner and serum here). Using a moisturizing cream is essential for any skin type, as it is in this step that we will seal the routine that we have applied previously and prevent water loss throughout the day, preventing the skin from drying out. In addition, the moisturizer maintains the skin's elasticity and reinforces its natural protective barrier.

To choose the most suitable moisturizer for our skin type, we must pay attention to its texture (gel, cream-gel, cream or balm) and its composition (content of humectant, emollient and occlusive ingredients).



Mixed skin:

Combination skin is characterized by having a T-zone with excess sebum and normal or dry cheekbones, which makes choosing a moisturizer not easy. This type of skin should opt for lighter formulas, with a higher concentration of moisturizing ingredients (ingredients that attract and retain water in the skin, such as hyaluronic acid, glycerin and sorbitol) and emollient ingredients (soften and plump the skin, such as ceramides).

Pestle & Mortar Hydrate Moisturizer

Mádara Smart Anti-Fatigue Urban Moisture Fluid


Oily skin:

Oily skin types have an excess of sebum all over the face and more visible pores, so when choosing a moisturizer, preference should be given to gel or gel-cream formulas with a moisturizing action and without occlusive ingredients. In addition, formulas can also be used that help to mattify the skin, reducing the production of excess sebum.

Evolve True Balance Lotion

Madara Deep Moisture Gel


Dry skin:

All skin types need a moisturizer, but the most obvious is dry skin, as it has a reduced production of sebum, which leads to a dull and scaly appearance. If you have this type of skin, you should opt for creamy and rich moisturizers, with occlusive and emollient ingredients, that is, ingredients that will retain the maximum amount of water in the skin and at the same time will soften and fill the skin. Examples of occlusive ingredients are shea butter, petroleum jelly, lanolin and cocoa butter; examples of emollient ingredients are ceramides, linoleic acid and squalene.

Evolve Daily Renew Facial Cream

Alex Car Face Cream


Sensitive skin:

Sensitive skin can be oily, dry or combination, but in any case it is necessary to repair and maintain the skin's natural protective barrier. Therefore, it is necessary to choose moisturizers that soothe and soften the skin and that do not contain ingredients that cause sensitivity (it will depend from person to person). As a general rule, we should prefer fluid formulas without perfume and containing repairing ingredients.

Gallinee Face Cream

Cosrx Balancium Comfort Ceramide Cream


Choosing the best face moisturizer can seem difficult, but when we are equipped with information we can make the right choice!

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