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To help you get healthy, nourished skin, we spend a lot of time testing the most popular moisturizers on the market, from drugstore finds to prestige formulas. We take advice from top dermatologists to better understand the best moisturizers for your specific skin type. Read more here.

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Dieux's New Air Angel Moisturizer Left Me Hydrated to the Heavens

Byrdie editor Star Donaldson's skin before and after applying the Charlotte Tilbury Magic Water Cream
Charlotte Tilbury's New Magic Water Cream Gave My Combo Skin a Hydrated Glow

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Tower 28 Added a Moisturizer to Their Fan-Favorite SOS Line

Watermelon Can Make Your Skin Look Juicy and Plump, According to Dermatologists

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The 10 Best Scented Lotions That'll Leave You Smelling Amazing

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Sarah Jessica Parker Uses This $30 Anti-Aging Moisturizer Every Day (And Night)

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The 11 Best Moisturizing Gloves for Hands of 2023

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Hailey Bieber Uses This Unexpected Drugstore Staple to Slug Her Skin

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The 14 Best Drugstore Moisturizers of 2023

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This Mother-Daughter-Duo Created a Luxurious Moisturizer for Melanin-Rich Skin

Byrdie writer Karla Ayala's skin before and after applying the Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream
Drunk Elephant's Protini Polypeptide Cream Just Got a Major Upgrade

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Wait—How Often Should I Be Moisturizing My New Tattoo?

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Is Squalane Low-Key More Hydrating Than Hyaluronic Acid?

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Derms Say There's a Right and Wrong Way to Moisturize—Here's What You Need to Know

Vanicream Daily Facial Moisturizer
Vanicream vs. CeraVe—Which Moisturizer is Best for Dry Skin?

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This Is Why Your Moisturizer Isn't Working, According to Dermatologists

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The 16 Best Moisturizers for Acne-Prone Skin of 2023

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After Testing Dozens of Formulas, We Can Confirm That These Are the 10 Best Facial Moisturizers

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Snail Mucin Is a Dermatologist-Approved Moisturizer You Should Know About

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The 17 Best Drugstore Moisturizers for Oily Skin of 2023, Tested & Reviewed

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The Best Winter Moisturizers to Save Your Dry, Flaky Skin

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These 14 DIY Hair Masks Will Give You Silky, Moisturized Hair

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12 Best Creams for Psoriasis in 2023

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Kiehl's New Barrier Cream Is Saving My Dry Skin This Winter

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The 14 Best Wrinkle Creams of 2023

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How to Use Barrier Creams (and the 10 Best Ones to Use)

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The 17 Best Face Creams for Dry Complexions

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We Tested 35 Moisturizers for Dry Skin, These 13 Outperformed the Competition

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Reviewed: CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

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After Testing Products and Talking to Derms, We Found 11 Neck Creams That Actually Work

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Facial Serum vs. Facial Moisturizer: What's the Difference?

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The 10 Best Non-Comedogenic Moisturizers of 2023, Tested & Reviewed

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The 18 Best Face Creams for Firming Saggy Skin of 2023

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The 10 Best Moisturizers for Oily Skin of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

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I Tried a Century's Old Body Care Product (and Loved It)

What Is Slugging in Skincare and Is it For You?

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We Tested La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Balm B5 to See If It's Worth the TikTok Hype

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We Tested & Reviewed the 17 Best Face Moisturizers for Men of 2023

Reviewed: CeraVe Healing Ointment

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The 15 Best Face Moisturizers for Sensitive Skin of 2023

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After Testing Dozens of Moisturizers for Combination Skin, We Landed on 11 Favorites

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The 17 Best Moisturizers for Rosacea of 2023, Tested & Reviewed

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The 15 Best Eczema Creams of 2023 to Fight Uncomfortable Flare-Ups

Kate McLeod's Daily Stone Body Moisturizer
Kate McLeod’s Daily Stone Moisturizer Has Earned a Permanent Spot on My Shelf

16 Gel-Based Moisturizers Every Combo Skin Type Needs

Holika Holika 99% Aloe Soothing Gel
Holika Holika's 99% Aloe Soothing Gel Actually Cooled and Healed My Skin

Farmacy Beauty Honey Halo Moisturizer
Farmacy Beauty's Honey Halo Ceramide Face Moisturizer Gave Me Dreamy, Dewy Skin

Byrdie writer Celeste Polanco before and after using Sunday Riley's Ice Ceramide Moisturizer
Sunday Riley's Ice Ceramide Moisturizer Revived My Dry Skin

Elemis Superfood AHA Glow Cleansing Butter Hero Horizontal
Elemis' Superfood Glow Butter Just Might Be the Holy Grail of Facial Cleansers

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Laura Mercier New Tinted Moisturizer Review: Radiant Results

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We Tested Moisturizers with SPF, Here Are Our Top 8 Picks

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Rhode's Barrier Restore Cream Is the White T-Shirt of Skincare

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15 Hydrating Masks That Will Take Your Winter Skin on Vacation

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Reviewed: Summer Fridays' Cloud Dew Moisturizer

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These Drugstore Moisturizers Can Revive Dry Skin, ASAP

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5 Body Lotion Bars That Make Moisturizing a Breeze

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Wait—Does Moisturizer Even Do Anything? We Asked Dermatologists

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The Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Cream Gave Me Juicy (Not Greasy) Skin

These Mattifying Moisturizers Are Like Liquid Blotting Papers

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The 12 Best Drugstore Moisturizers

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The 16 Best Oil-Free Moisturizers of 2023

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The 14 Best Drugstore Retinol Creams of 2023

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Rhode’s Peptide Glazing Fluid Is Hailey Bieber’s Signature Glow in a Bottle

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Do You Really Need a Daytime and Nighttime Moisturizer?