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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.

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

Best moisturizing gloves
The 11 Best Moisturizing Gloves for Hands of 2023

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Hailey Bieber Uses This Unexpected Drugstore Staple to Slug Her Skin

The 14 Best Drugstore Face Moisturizers of 2022
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 vs. CeraVe—Which Moisturizer is Best for Dry Skin?

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

Best Moisturizers for Acne
The 16 Best Moisturizers for Acne-Prone Skin of 2023

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The 28 Best Facial Moisturizers of 2023

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

The 13 Best Drugstore Moisturizers for Oily Skin of 2022
The 15 Best Drugstore Moisturizers for Oily Skin of 2023

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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

The 12 Best Creams for Psoriasis of 2022
12 Best Creams for Psoriasis in 2023

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

Best Wrinkle Creams
The 19 Best Wrinkle Creams of 2023

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

17 Face Creams that will Quench Even the Driest of Complexions
The 17 Best Face Creams for Dry Complexions of 2023

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The 13 Best Face Moisturizers for Dry Skin of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

CeraVe moisturizing cream
Reviewed: CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

Neck Creams
The 14 Best Neck Creams of 2023

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

Expert Tested: The 11 Best Non-Comodegenic Moisterizers in 2022
The 13 Best Non-Comedogenic Moisturizers of 2023

The 18 Best Face Creams for Firming Saggy Skin of 2023

Face Moisturizer for Oily Skin
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)

Slugging Is a Skincare Trend That Keeps Moisture in—But Is It Right For You?

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

Best Face Moisturizers
The 13 Best Face Moisturizers for Men of 2023

Reviewed: CeraVe Healing Ointment

Moisturizers for Sensitive Skin
The 15 Best Face Moisturizers for Sensitive Skin of 2023

The 9 Best Moisturizers to Keep Combination Skin Hydrated and Balanced

Moisturizers for Rosacea
The 13 Best Moisturizers for Rosacea of 2023

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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

Paula’s Choice Moisture Renewal Oil Booster
I Tried Paula’s Choice Oil Booster To Calm My Skin—Here’s How It Worked

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

Seven Minerals Aloe Vera Gel
Seven Minerals Aloe Vera Gel Is the Perfect Salve For Inflamed Skin

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

laura mercier tinted moisturizer review
Laura Mercier New Tinted Moisturizer Review: Radiant Results

Face Moisturizers With SPF Tout
The 8 Best Moisturizers with SPF of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

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

Bolden Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30
A Review of Bolden's SPF 30 Brightening Moisturizer To Hydrate Skin

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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 of 2023

Oil-Free Moisturizers
The 15 Best Oil-Free Moisturizers of 2023

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The 14 Best Drugstore Retinol Creams of 2023

hailey bieber with rhode glazing fluid
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?

Naturopathica Marshmallow & Microalgae Sensitivity Soothing Crème Results on Rebecca Norris
Review: Naturopathica's Marshmallow Moisturizer Soothed My Sensitive Skin

Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base Results on Celeste Polanco
Reviewed: Bobbi Brown's Vitamin Enriched Face Base Simplified My Routine