35 Best Moisturizers For Dry Skin

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Best Moisturizers For Dry Skin

Everyone should be using moisturizer, but each skin type has specific and unique needs. The most important aspect of skincare is finding the right product for your skin, and if you have dry skin, it’s a good idea to look for moisturizers and lotions made specifically for that.

Dry skin might do well with moisturizers that have ingredients like humectants, which include glycerin or hyaluronic acid. If you have dry and sensitive skin, you may want to avoid ingredients like alcohol or fragrance.

While to some degree finding the right product involves trial and error, there are plenty of options for the best moisturizer for dry skin. You're sure to find one that works perfectly with your skin type.

1. Perricone MD Hypoallergenic Nourishing Moisturizer

A velvety-rich, deeply comforting and nourishing face moisturizer for dry skin to visibly firm and soften wrinkles.

(Nordstrom, $69)

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2. RevitaLash AQUABLUR Hydrating Eye Gel & Primer

A simple, gentle and effective hydrating eye gel that can be used with or without makeup to moisturize, protect and smooth the eye area while supporting the health of brows and lashes. An oil-free, vitamin-infused and antioxidant rich formula.  

(Nordstrom, $65)

3. Essential Fx Rejuvenating Moisturizer

A deeply hydrating, fast-absorbing, skin firming moisturizer that delivers the optimal nourishment to strengthen and replenish skin’s moisture barrier for plumper, firmer-looking skin.

(Nordstrom, $98)

4. Beigic Regenerating Oil

Green coffee bean oil, enriched in natural caffeine and antioxidants like Vitamin E, gives intense revitalization and boosts skin metabolism.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

5. LAPCOS Red Collagen Hydrating Cream

Red Collagen Hydrating Cream quenches skin’s thirst with comforting moisture and nourishment, serving as the ultimate opponent for dry skin. Snow Algae and Red Flower Complex encourage collagen production, revitalizing skin from the inside out and creating a soft, radiant blank slate.

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6. Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Water Cream

The lightweight, fast-absorbing texture of this innovative cloud-like cream replenishes parched skin by increasing skin's hydration level by 86 percent and delivering a cooling burst of 72-hour hydration. Skin is left perfectly primed for makeup, with a fresh natural glow from within.

(Sephora, $39)

7. Mega Moisture Free Cream by basq NYC

Fragrance-free Illipe Butter Complex brings rich texture and dense nutrition that literally transforms parched, sensitive skin. Triple rich blend of Illipe, Shea and Jojoba butters replenishes dry, stressed skin.

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8. Andalou Naturals CannaCell MEN Energizing Body Lotion

This high performance, all-over energizing body lotion is formulated especially for men with CannaCell® antioxidants, organic hemp seed oil, soothing aloe vera, and nourishing botanical moisturizers for real results. 

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9. Andalou Naturals CannaCell Body Lotion

Andalou’s CannaCell Body lotions are nourishing for all skin types, even the driest skin for winter. Formulated with super powered antioxidants cultivated from Hemp Stem Cells, nourishing organic hemp seed oil, and pure plant essential oils, these body lotions leave your complexion glowing.

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10. Kakadu Plum by HERLA 

Multivitamin cream delivers essential hydration and environmental protection for a vibrant and healthy skin. Kakadu Plum, the world’s richest natural source of vitamin C, a source of vitamin E, rich in minerals and antioxidants protect your skin against free radicals.

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11. Illuminating Body Oil by HERLA

Sweet almond oil and sunflower oil smooth and soften your skin, and prevent its premature aging. Shea butter, rich in vitamins A and E, delivers nourishment and lasting moisture. Enriched with natural antioxidants that fight free radicals, the oil leaves your skin protected, healthy and luminous.

(Herla Beauty, $50)

12. Precious Elixir Pearl & Caviar

Under Skin is a premium skin care brand back by science. The Elixir Pearl & Caviar improves moisture by providing nutrients for ideal cell maintenance, with active ingredients including hydrolyzed pearl, caviar extract, epidermal growth factor (EGF), and fucose rich polysaccharides. 

(Underskin, $149)

13. Skin Actives Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer

This lightweight formula provides superior hydration and antioxidants in a cream with a gel-like texture created by hyaluronic acid. It also has Skin Actives' Sea Kelp Bioferment, Hydrolyzed Collagen and Coenzyme Q10 for added efficacy. 

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14. Orá Rx Calming Balm

Hyaluronic Acid combines with Avocado Oil and Shea Butter to nourish, hydrate and protect the skin, while specialized peptides work to reduce redness, encourage healing and minimize inflammation. Calming botanicals, such as Cucumber Extract and Allantoin, add additional skin-soothing benefits.

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15. Savor Beauty Truffle Face Cream for Dry/Mature Skin

A brightening moisturizer infused with vitamins, minerals, and peptides from the rare white truffle extract. Cocoa butter penetrates for deep hydration; evening primrose, rich in gamma linoleic acid, reduces fine lines; and meadowfoam locks in moisture for supple, velvet-soft skin.

(Nordstrom, $74)

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16. Emepelle Night Cream

For peri- and menopausal women, normal moisturizers may not work due to the estrogen deficiency in their skin. This dermatologically backed skincare product contains patented MEP Technology that non-hormonally and safely addresses dry skin in middle aged women. 

(LovelySkin, $195)

17. Retinol Night Cream by No B.S. Skincare

This creamy, dreamy nighttime moisturizer uses the power of retinol to soften fine lines and refine skin texture as it gently resurfaces skin for an improved overall complexion. It also uses hydrating ingredients such as Vitamin E to protect your skin from pollutants, and aloe and hyaluronic acid to keep everything looking dewy.

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18. No7 Beautiful Skin Night Cream

Enriched with No7's unique multivitamin and mineral blend to help hydrate and energise skin plus rosehip oil to help lock in moisture, it's hypoallergenic and kind to even the most sensitive skin.

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19. Farmaesthetics Nourishing Herbal Facial Cream 

This anti-aging cream adds moisture to skin while reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and can be used daily as an eye cream. Powerfully restorative, this treatment cream is great when skin is especially dry, stressed, or over exposed and also doubles as a nighttime mask to revitalize skin.

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20. emerginC Hyper-Vitalizer Cream 

This advanced anti-aging facial cream helps improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, under eye circles, and uneven skin tone. Formulated with alpha lipoic acid, CoQ10 and lutein, this cream works to energize cells and protect against the visible results of UVB sun damage.

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21. Mad Hippie Face Cream

Packed to the brim with peptides and actives, Mad Hippie's Face Cream is formulated to moisturize and smooth the skin while Mother Nature's best antioxidants neutralize aging free radicals. Also contains Resveratrol, Acai Berry and Niacinamide to reduce the signs of aging.

(Walmart, $22.39)

22. Kat Burki Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream 

A cult-favorite, this lightweight and luxurious cream glides onto your skin and provides deep nourishment to help support collagen production. Strengthened with 15 percent vitamin C, it calms and heals your skin while delivering powerful benefits and protecting against free-radical damage. 

(Kat Burki, $110)

23. Skinfix Barrier+ Lipid-Peptide Cream 

Healthy Skin Lipid Complex helps to restore skin’s natural lipids and fatty acids for glowing, smooth, healthy-looking skin. Peptide Protein Blend has Nutripeptides that support the skin barrier function and help protect the skin from free radical damage. And Lily Root Extract tightens the look of skin, and helps reduce water loss and support long-term moisturization.

(Sephora, $50)

24. Tammy Fender Intensive Repair Balm

An intensively hydrating moisturizer blending the most powerful regeneratives in the botanical world. Created to treat damaged skin, and beneficial to all skin types.

(Tammy Fender, $130)

25. Dr. Hauschka Rose Day Cream 

Dr. Hauschka Rose Day Cream captures the strength and softness of the rose to nourish and protect normal, dry and sensitive skin. The rich, luxurious formulation harmonizes oil and moisture gently guiding the skin to a state of comfort, balance and radiance.

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26. AHAVA Extreme Lotion Daily Firmness & Protection Broad Spectrum SPF30 

Reinforces skin firmness, defends against external aging factors, including UV rays. Diminishes fine lines and wrinkles and maintains all-day moisture.

(Ahava, $78)

27. Skin Nation Renew Face Cream

Silky, hydrated skin is a common side effect when used on the daily. Visibly see those collagen-building peptides at work refining your pores, brightening and firming, gorgeous-ing up your skin with a youthful, supple glow. 

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28. InstaNatural Collagen Night Cream

This deeply moisturizing moisturizer addresses aging concerns while you sleep, while also nourishing dry, dehydrated skin.

(Walmart, $35.63)

29. Perfectly Posh Never Grow Up Face Creme

This facial moisturizer provides deep moisture for dry skin using a natural shea butter base, aloe vera, coconut water, olive oil and botanical extracts that leave behind a soft, smooth complexion.  

(Perfectly Posh, $24)

30. Vichy Aqualia Thermal Rich Cream Face Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid

Velvety-soft, rich facial cream evenly distributes moisture, locks in hydration and smoothes fine lines.

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31. Goddess Garden Tinted Moisturizer

Rejuvenate, protect and prepare your skin for the day with one easy-to-use product. Tinted Face the Day is a four-in-one facial moisturizer, color-correcting lotion, firming primer and sunscreen made with nourishing plant-based ingredients and pure minerals. 

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32. Shiffa Tamanu Moisturiser

This powerful moisturizing cream made from the regenerative oil of Tamanu to protect against skin damage. It reduces visible signs of aging and strengthens cell tissue, and firms and rejuvenates skin, gently working to reduce pigmentation and scarring. 

(Shiffa, $150)

33. Gabriel Red Seaweed Moisturizer

Gabriel Organics Red Seaweed Moisturizer is a weightless, non-oily moisturizer for skin that tends to clog and breakout from conventional moisturizers. Red seaweed provides an antibacterial and balancing effect on skin, seaweed offers healing benefits and regulate oil production.

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34. Volition Celery Green Cream 

An oil-free, celery-powered moisturizer that purifies and helps improve hydration retention for poreless, healthier-looking skin.

(Sephora, $55)

35. Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Anti-Aging Moisturizer

A rich, luxurious anti-aging moisturizer that helps visibly smooth rough texture, wrinkles, and expression lines.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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