Review: La Roche-Posay Face Moisturizer—A Suitable Moisturizer for Everyday Use

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4.9

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

la roche-posay toleriane double repair face moisturizer

Byrdie / Ashley Rebecca

What we like
  • Easy to apply

  • Skin feels hydrated and soft

  • Budget-friendly

  • Suitable for AM/PM

What we don't like
  • Takes time to absorb

  • Can pill with other serums

  • Matte finish

If you’re looking for a basic, affordable moisturizer that helps restore healthy skin and is dermatologist tested and approved, this is a great product to use every day and can be applied both morning and night.

4.9

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

la roche-posay toleriane double repair face moisturizer

Byrdie / Ashley Rebecca

We put La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer to the test after receiving a complimentary sample from the brand. Keep reading for our full product review. 

We’ve all been there before, on the hunt for the perfect, daily moisturizer, that is. Shopping for skincare can at times feel like there are endless products to choose from because truthfully, there are. Moisturizer needs to address your specific skincare concerns and isn’t always a one-size-fits-all, yet when we come across a product that has everything you need for nourished, hydrated skin and is affordable, we’ve got to share it.

Ahead, we tested out La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer and were seriously impressed—keep reading.

La Roche-posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

Best For: Face, neck, chest

Byrdie Clean?: No

Cruelty-free?: No

Price: $20

About The Brand: La Roche Posay partners with dermatologists worldwide to help make dermatological skincare accessible to everyone. Committing to offering highly effective products at affordable price points, La Roche Posay has remained at the top of the list for budget-friendly skincare and treatments that address everything from sun damage to sensitive skin and acne.

About My Skin: I am skincare focused

I have combination sensitive skin, which means that it’s dry in some parts, oily in others, and at times can react to skincare products if they are too strong or have a lot of fragrance. I take my skincare routine pretty seriously, so I am always focusing on anti-aging, hydration, and texture to name a few. I use 2-3 products in the morning and night, and I’m never found without sunscreen. Some brands of skincare that I consistently use are Skinceuticals, Biologique Recherche, and Alastin. 

How To Apply: Pat and massage onto face

You might think that moisturizer is fairly easy to apply, and you’re correct. If you’ve layered some products before finishing with this moisturizer, you will want to dispense about a dime-sized amount into your hands and rub them together and then lightly pat it on the face.

This product is so easy to use, you don’t have to think twice about incorporating it into your daily skincare routine.

You can also rub it, but it’s important to make sure all other skincare has absorbed and dried first. No matter how many products you use, if you apply them too close together, pilling can happen. You can apply Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer all over the face or just in areas where you feel you need extra hydration.

la roche-posay toleriane double repair face moisturizer

Byrdie / Ashley Rebecca

The Results: A very nice, hydrated outcome

The first few things I noticed about this moisturizer right away were that there wasn’t any kind of strong fragrance (which I prefer) and the texture of the moisturizer was lightweight enough, that it didn’t feel greasy or heavy. Perfect to layer with serums, sunscreen, and more. This moisturizer uses ceramides and niacinamide to repair and protect your skin’s barrier, and I loved the way it immediately absorbed into my face.

My skin felt light, soft, and the finish was a tad matte, which worked really well with applying makeup as my next step.

My skin felt great continuously throughout the day, and I also used this moisturizer at night with stronger anti-aging products and it kept my skin nourished and I glowed upon waking the next morning. I was most impressed that no matter what I was using or wearing, La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer held up to its promise of immediately restoring the feeling of skin comfort.

la roche-posay toleriane double repair face moisturizer

Byrdie / Ashley Rebecca

The Value: Budget-friendly

For an oil-free moisturizer that helps restore the skin barrier, replenishes moisture for up to 48 hours, works well with other products, feels light and comfortable on the skin, the value of the product almost feels too good to be true. For everything you get at a very budget-friendly price point, it’s well worth the cost to purchase and add to your daily skincare regimen.

la roche-posay toleriane double repair face moisturizer

Byrdie / Ashley Rebecca

Similar Products: Options at different price-points

Krave Beauty Oat So Simple Water Cream ($28): A lightweight moisturizer that brings relief to sensitive skin while adding moisture with a quick-absorbing formula. Made with simple ingredients for calming and everyday hydration, you can use this product as a moisturizer for AM/PM skincare routines.

Dr. Jart Ceramidin Cream ($48): A deeply moisturizing cream that contains ceramides to help strengthen your skin’s barrier and help protect skin from water or moisture loss. Apply a pea-sized amount of cream to hands, warm it up by massaging it and then press into the skin. 

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream ($19): This moisturizing cream suitable for face and body touts 24-hour hydration and helps repair skin’s barrier with three essential ceramides. A gentle, hypoallergenic formula, this cream is suitable for all skin types, even the most sensitive. 

Final Verdict

If a basic, everyday and affordable moisturizer is what you’re after, you won’t be disappointed with La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

Specs

  • Product Name Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer
  • Product Brand La Roche-Posay
  • SKU 3337875545792
  • Price $19
  • Weight 2.5 oz.
  • Ingredients Aqua/Water, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Niacinamide, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurine, Myristyl Myristate, Stearic Acid, Ceramide 3, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Isobutane, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Sodium Hydroxide, Myristic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Capryloyl Glycine, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan Gum, T-Butyl Alcohol, Acrylonitrile/Methyl Methacrylate / Vinylidene Chloride Copolymer, Tocopheryl.

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