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.
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.
Soft and soothing to the touch, La Mer The Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream, $510 (60 ml), deeply hydrates skin, leaving a comfortably soft finish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.