Choosing the right moisturiser is a delicate balance between keeping skin hydrated, but not making it look or feel oily, especially in our humid weather. Here are the best award-winning moisturisers to help you pick the right one suitable for your skin.
Best Day Moisturiser – Normal Skin (Save)
The addictively refreshing CLINIQUE Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, $75 (50 ml), keeps your skin twice as hydrated even at the end of the day.
Best Day Moisturiser – Normal Skin (Splurge)
Soft and soothing to the touch, La Mer The Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream, $510 (60 ml), deeply hydrates skin, leaving a comfortably soft finish.
Best Night Cream – Normal Skin
Tie: The lightweight gel texture of the belif The True Cream – Aqua Bomb, $54 (50 ml), deeply hydrates while you sleep, without leaving any sticky texture behind.
Best Night Cream – Normal Skin (Tie)
Formulated with 77 per cent bamboo water, which is more hydrating than regular water, the Eversoft Skinz Hydra Nature Radiant Lullaby Pack, $42 (100 ml), also contains encapsulated vitamins A, C and E to nourish skin while you snooze.
Best Day Moisturiser – Anti-Ageing (Save)
The Black Orchid within the Bio-essence Bio-VLift Face Lifting Cream (Extra Lift + Nourishing), $60 (40 g), is a rare and resilient flower that imparts these properties to skin, helping it stay lifted and hydrated.
Best Day Moisturiser – Anti-Ageing (Splurge)
Powerful antioxidants within the Allies of Skin 1A All-Day Pollution Repair Mask, $139 (50 ml), help protect skin against free radical damage, thereby protecting skin from premature ageing.
Best Night Cream – Anti-Ageing (Save)
Housed in four different jars to maintain maximum efficacy until it is opened, the DrGL Moisturiser Collagen Boost, $268 (4×10 ml), improves skin hydration in the deeper layers of skin.
Best Night Cream – Anti-Ageing (Splurge)
Using the powers of bio-mimicry to create properties of caviar, which would otherwise be impossible to extract, the La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream, $740 (50 ml), is a breakthrough cream that strengthens and nourishes skin.
Best Day Moisturiser – Dry Skin
Formulated to simultaneously hydrate and brighten skin, the su:m37° Water-full Radiant Hydrating Glow Cream, $178 (50 ml), leaves skin looking visibly radiant and plump after just four weeks of use.
Best Night Cream – Dry Skin
Formulated with hyaluronic acid of five different molecular weights, the Hada Labo Premium Night Cream, $35.90 (40 g), is able to penetrate different levels of skin to hydrate areas that need it most.
Best Day Moisturiser – Oily Skin
The NeoStrata Oil Control Gel, $57 (30 ml), is a lightweight gel that doesn’t feel heavy on skin. Plus, it keeps shine at bay while gently exfoliating skin and inhibiting the formation of pimples.
Best Day Moisturiser – Sensitive Skin
Containing a potent blend of ingredients that help restore hydration to dry and damaged skin, the IDS Prestige Moisture Boost, $135 (30 ml), works by repairing skin’s barrier function to help it retain moisture.
Best Night Cream - Sensitive Skin
Containing ingredients like ceramide, panthenol, centella asiatica extract, THE FACE SHOP Dr Belmeur Advanced Cica Recovery Cream,
$44 (50 ml), is formulated to work in tandem with skin barrier without causing irritation.
Best Face Oil
The Eucerin Elasticity + Filler Facial Oil, $100 (30 ml), contains milk thistle oil, vitamin E and argan oil, which help improve elasticity, making the skin firmer and smoother.