Have you ever woefully stared down at your jar or tube of moisturizer and thought Why doesn't this make me glow like Victoria's Secret model? You're not alone. A celebrity's complexion is usually so radiant that it seems redundant for a paparazzo to use their camera's flash. Though, truth be told, their smooth, luminescent skin can't be attributed solely to a good moisturizer: Their skincare regimen, skin type, and diet each play a huge role (oh, and a little thing called winning the genetic lottery).
Alas, we can only hope that by investing in a celeb's favorite moisturizer, we, too, can at least be one step closer to donning our own pair of Angel wings (a girl can dream, right?). If you're also curious which creams the stars are applying day and night, keep scrolling!
Larsson recently asked us to feel her "silky" Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief ($53) at SXSW, and it's true—the consistency is heavenly. Should your skin be in need of a big dose of hydration, give this a shot.
We'll take just about any beauty advice Lindsay Ellingson doles out as gospel, so when she shared with us in a Byrdie guest-edit piece that she loves Weleda’s Iris Hydrating Day Cream ($20), we couldn't order it fast enough.
Culpo was also an obvious choice as a guest editor for Byrdie, since she often teaches us a thing or two about health and beauty. Case in point: When sharing the skincare routine that finally cleared her acne, she introduced us to Knutek MD Whipped Oxygen Cream ($22). The magic skin-clearing ingredient inside? MSM, which has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agents to minimize the appearance of blemishes.
If you told us that Halle Berry has been drinking an anti-aging potion for the past 20 years, we probably wouldn't even blink, but attributing her agelessness to good skincare is a bit more plausible. The actress tells Conde Nast Traveller that she loves applying Chanel Sublimage La Crème Yeux ($225) underneath her makeup.
With its balancing properties and ability to hydrate and calm the skin without clogging or leaving behind greasy aftermath, we understand why Roberts is such a fan of Murad's Skin Perfecting Lotion ($38).
A fan favorite both in Hollywood and among us mere mortals, K.Stew calls Aquaphor "the most hardcore moisturizer." She claims that it's amazing for lips as well as tattoos for a quick healing treatment.
While it's easy to be skeptical as to whether or not celebrities actually use the products they've developed, we're eager to believe Miranda Kerr's gleaming skin is truly the result of her line, Kora Organics (and, of course, those genes). The supermodel enthusiastically promotes the line via social media and in numerous media appearances, and with that sweet Aussie accent, we're hard-pressed to think she'd dupe us. As such, she shared with Into the Gloss that her moisturizer of choice is her own Soothing Day and Night Cream ($64), or Purifying Day and Night Cream ($64) if she's experiencing a breakout (now that we're not sure we believe…).
Jourdan Dunn recently blessed us all with an Instagram snap of her favorite skincare products so we can swiftly follow suit. The best part? Her favorite moisturizer, Pixi Beauty Sleep Cream ($23) is only a Target run away.
Which moisturizer do you swear by? Please let us know in the comments!