It’s time to start asking yourself the important questions: Do I have a broad spectrum sunscreen in my routine? Is my cleanser doing its job? Most importantly, do I have a reliable moisturizer that meets all my current skin needs?
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NYC-based board certified dermatologist Dr. Ariel Ostad explains that a moisturizer is only as good as the ingredients it contains. Those with dry complexions “should specifically look for facial moisturizers that contain emollients, humectants, ceramides, niacinamide and growth factors, as these ingredients create a proper barrier to seal in moisture.” All of us (greasy, combination, acne-prone, undecided) should avoid “ingredients that could block pores or cause a reaction, such as preservatives and chemicals.”
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Whether you get your moisture fix from a splurge-worthy cult-favorite or timeless drugstore formula, below, shop 15 ELLE editor-approved face moisturizers to keep your skin hydrated all day long.