Day vs. Night Moisturizer: Do You REALLY Need Both?

Faith Xue

We expect our moisturizers to do quite a lot for us: hydrate, brighten, soothe, mattify, plump, smooth, tighten…the list goes on. When it comes to the difference between our AM and PM lotions, however, we hesitate. Sure, the benefits they promise sound appealing, but is it really necessary to have two (or three, or four…) different types if one can do the job just as well? We spoke with Los Angeles dermatologist Dr. Jessica Wu and asked her stance on the great moisturizer debate.

Click through the slideshow above to find out if you really need two different kinds of moisturizers, plus Wu’s best moisturizer picks!

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