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    25 Of The Best Face Moisturizers You Can Get On Amazon

    Come, hydrate your skin by way of these much-loved products.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A Nivea intensive cream capable of ~duping~ you into thinking it's a much more expensive brand (alas, it is actually affordable). This rich formula melts into your skin and is the perfect overnight treatment for anyone with dry, patchy skin.

    Promising review: "I was under the impression that cremes like Nivea are extremely oily and sticky. But dude, I love this. I was in Philadelphia and it was really cold there, so my skin ended up getting extremely dry. I stayed with a friend who had this, and I tried it out because I couldn't find any other moisturizer​ in her bathroom. And boy oh boy, my skin was rejuvenated after just one use. Like, I am not kidding β€” my skin immediately felt super hydrated and moisturized, almost like the moisture had reached to the deepest of layers my face! The immediate effect is slightly sticky, but just give it some time to absorb. Please give it a try, you won't regret it." β€”A. K. Singh

    Price: $7.12

    2. A Garnier gel-cream specifically formulated for people with combination complexions. This will give the dry patches on your skin some sweet, sweet relief, alllll while balancing out the excess oil on your t-zone.


    This formula (packed with vitamin C and antioxidants) feels super cool when it goes on your skin, and is non-comedogenic so it won't clog your pores.

    Promising review: "LOVE this stuff and I have for years, and I'll admit I'm not a fan of most Garnier products. This moisturizer doesn't feel greasy in the slightest, yet it is immediately soothing and it feels like your skin is drinking it in. You can wear it under makeup during the day or at night. I can't say enough good things about this product! I'm 43 and still get hormonal acne every month, and this product has never made it worse, and has actually helped clear it up when my skin, despite the pimples, has gotten too dry due from astringents and other facial cleansers for oily skin." β€”Maria

    Price: $6.29

    3. A lightweight TruSkin moisturizing cream packed with a healthy punch of vitamin c, which is here to naturally run the dark spots and acne scars (grrr) right off your face.

    This cruelty-free brightening blend contains 15% vitamin c, vitamin b, organic jojoba oil, and green tea!

    Promising review: "My dark spots are disappearing rapidly, my skin feels soft and a lot less oily, and even my wrinkles that I was starting get on my forehead are going away. It's perfect for me! I was using a much more expensive product before and it did nothing compared to this moisturizer." β€”Jennifer S Grybowski

    Price: $15.99

    4. A plant-based Weleda moisturizer currently employed by the Lord of Skincare to hydrate and nourish your skin β€” without using a ton of harsh ingredients and icky chemicals in the process. / Via @weleda_usa

    This moisturizer is formulated with vitamin E, sunflower seed oil, and rosemary to hydrate and sooth even the most dry, flaky skin. It goes on a little thick (a little goes a long way!), but will eventually melt into your skin for a smooth, non-greasy finish.

    Promising review: "This solved a nasty, dry, chapped skin problem I had been having this winter. I had a persistent problem with red, chapped skin at the outside corners of my eyes that I've never had before β€” and none of my usual go-to's were working! I was at my wit's end: it hurt and looked scary. So, I did what we all do β€” I Googled it, which is how I discovered Weleda Skin Food. When the product arrived, I tore the package open and I dabbed a tiny bit onto the corners of my eye. I'm not exaggerating when I say that my eyes looked and felt better within hours of applying the product. I put more on before I went to bed and when I got up in the morning, the irritated skin looked almost completely normal. By the next morning, there was no chapping and no redness at all. I am so happy with this product!" β€”Rabbit Lover

    Price: $9.87

    Check out our full review here.

    5. A vegan cold-pressed oil that is truly a skincare jack-of-all-trades. This stuff softens skin, helps heal acne, aids in ridding scarring and stretch marks, and provides a large dose of MOISTURE.

    This blend of extra virgin olive, almond oil, grape seed oil, lavender essential oil, and vitamin e can also be used to moisturize your cuticles, strengthen your nails, and can be used on dry, itchy scalps.

    Promising review: "A lady once told me that quality body oil is the secret to youthful skin and I can now see why. I’m on my second bottle and can truly notice a difference! It leaves my skin moisturized without feeling greasy the way that coconut oil, almond oil, shea butter, and/or cocoa butter can. This is also very convenient in that it works for everyone in our household (myself, husband, toddler, and 8-month old). It’s even helped calm down an angry patch of baby eczema." β€”Elle

    Price: $14.99

    6. A daily face (and body!) Cerave moisturizing cream that is a miracle product for dryness, redness, and breakouts. This hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic, fragrance-free face cream is made with hyaluronic acid and ceramides to provide nongreasy 24-hour hydration.,

    Promising review: "If you are doubting this product, stop what you are doing and buy it right now. It WILL change your life. I had SEVERE eczema on my face and it was incredibly painful: I had red, inflamed, itchy, flaky, and disgusting skin. I tried everything, from organic to high-priced products, and nothing worked until I picked up a $2 sample of this at Walgreens after reading the reviews online. Well, it is a miracle product. My face feels amazing. I use it twice daily, and my eczema is gone. It has also diminished my acne breakouts by 98%. I also want to add that I didn't get anything for free or was asked to do this review, I just honestly needed to share my experience." β€”Susana Rodriguez

    Price: $15.06

    7. A Neutrogena gel cream to help skin that is #thirsty. This fast-absorbing, oil-free formula will feel like a tall, ice cold, hydrating glass of water for your face. / Via @neutrogena

    This fragrance-free moisturizer is packed with hyaluronic acid to improve dryness, and promises to provide ~ultimate~ hydration for up to 48 hours. DO YOU KNOW HOW LONG 48 HOURS IS? Wow.

    Psst, pro tip if you have extra dry skin: apply this formula to damp skin, let it dry, and then use your daily moisturizer to really lock in the effects.

    Promising review: "I have dry skin, and this is my holy grail PM moisturizer and lip mask. If my face is extra dry on a particular day, I'll use this in the AM, too. I will continue to buy this forever!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $16.17

    Check out our full review of Neutrogena's Hydro Boost gel-cream.

    8. A Mario Badescu moisturizer infused with an ingredient approved by Winnie-the-Pooh: HONEY. This contains honey extract, peanut oil, and orange to provide for fast-absorbing hydration that won't leave you feeling greasy. / Via @mariobadescu

    Promising review: "This is the best moisturizer for those of you with very very dry to combination skin. It doesn't cause me to breakout (one of the few that hasn't), and it makes my skin soft and smooth and keeps it hydrated ALL DAY. Most moisturizers I've used leave my skin hydrated only for a few hours, and then my skin begins to feels tight and dry. This is somewhat pricy, but worth every penny. I've purchased this multiple times and it's usually hard to get me to buy the same product more than once." β€”Gabriela Villalpando

    Price: $25

    9. A Body Shop mattifying lotion perfect for oily, breakout-prone skin. This is infused with tea tree oil to keep excess shine at bay while *still* managing to give your skin some non-clogging moisture.


    This formula is 100% vegan and cruelty-free, plus it has a lightweight texture that'll sink into your skin quickly.

    Promising review: "I have oily and acne-prone skin, and most moisturizers just give me more of both. But this lotion doesn't cause breakouts and, what's most amazing to me, is that I can apply this to my oily skin and it actually takes away shine rather than adding more. I use this during the day, and it definitely helps control my oil and shine!" β€”Damon McLay

    Price: $12.81

    10. An Elizavecca cream here to improve the elasticity of your skin. "BUT WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?" It means that this helps to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. / Via @elizavecca_

    This cream contains a dose of retinol and EGF (to stimulate skin growth and cell turnover), and is best to use right before you hit the hay. You can also use this on your neck for the same effects!

    Promising review: "Holy cow. I was skeptical and even a little frightened to add this to my skincare regime, but I'm so glad I did. I've been using this nightly for about two weeks now, and I've noticed that my pores are a lot less visible now. I've also noticed that some of the fine lines that accompany my always lovely and flattering eyebags have begun to reduce in appearance, making my bare face look much younger. There was also an area on my nose where the bony bridge met the fatty, cartilaginous tip of the nose, where perhaps due to facial expressions, I'd started to form a bit of a reddish line and fine wrinkle...which is now gone." β€”Alyssa

    Price: $11.49

    11. A Freeman sleeping mask that redefines the concept of beauty sleep. Apply a thin layer of this honeydew and chamomile concoction before bed and BAM! You'll wake up to dewy, moisturized skin free of any dry spots.


    Promising review: "This product has changed my skin drastically! I was suffering from adult acne and very dry skin, so I recently changed my skin care routine β€” and while I noticed a bit of improvement with my skin, it became so dry that it hurt. My friend recommended this product to me and within days, my acne cleared up. I wasn't even expecting it to work on that. It smells amazing, dried pretty quickly, and makes my skin so smooth and velvet-like." β€”Beth Ann Cain

    Price: $6.92

    12. A Garnier daily moisturizer perfect for those of us who forget the most important step in our AM skincare routines β€” SUNSCREEN! This contains SPF30 and actively prevents sun damage, meaning you'll get moisture and sun protection in a few quick swipes.


    If you're looking for oil-free moisture that won't leave your face looking like a puddle of grease, this is the product for you. It contains vitamin c, vitamin e, lipo-hydroxyl acid LHA, and pine bark essence to also brighten your complexion and reduce dark spots.

    Promising review: "Finally, no white cast!! This sunscreen is unlike other sunscreens in that it does not make me look ashen and it doesn't make my face look greasy. I don't have to knead my face since the product absorbs easily." β€”Raggedy Ann

    Price: $11.32

    13. A L'OrΓ©al Paris oil-free moisturizer because YES, oily skin STILL NEEDS MOISTURE β€” and thanks to the aloe vera and hyaluronic acid formula, this provides lightweight, non-greasy hydration that won't result in more excess sebum. / Via @lorealskin

    Promising review: "This is the absolute best facial moisturizer I have ever bought. I generally do not like facial moisturizers because they end up feeling oily and making my acne worse, but not this! It's an ice gel texture that melts into your skin and it does not leave your face feeling greasy. I love this stuff so much! It has a great fragrance and I can see a notable difference in the mirror!" β€”coupleofnerds

    Price: $13.29

    14. An intense Burt's Bees overnight cream to combat (ugh) dryness, the kind that can arise from using any topical acne medication. This is also free of any parabens, phthalates, and petrolatum!


    Promising review: "I have been struggling to find the perfect night cream to use alongside my tretinoin cream (I got this cream for cystic acne from my derm and, although the results are amazing, it's terribly drying). After using this cream, my skin doesn't flake or get overly dry. It literally is intense hydration!" β€”90sChic

    Price: $9.39

    15. A tinted Australian Gold face lotion packed with SPF50, which you should already be WEARING EVERY DARN DAY. This hypoallergenic sunscreen is also oil-free, dye-free, reef-safe, and adds sheer coverage for a flawless complexion. / Via @australiangold, / Via @australiangold

    This sunscreen is made from an antioxidant-rich blend of kakadu plum, eucalyptus, and red algae that won't make your skin betray you via a ginormous breakout. PLUS! It's also fragrance-free and water-resistant for up to 80 minutes.

    **adds to cart immediately**

    Promising review: "Wow! This sunscreen lives up to every positive review I have read. I use sunscreen every single day, and this performs better than most. This tint works with my fair skin, and the finish is soft, natural, and not shiny. Plus, it's more affordable than many other sunscreens." β€”Susan Hardee

    Price: $8.54

    16. A Bioderma cream that provides 24-hour hydration for even the most dry, sensitive skin (I'm looking at you, people who live in extremely cold places). It's also fragrance-free and won't offend your nostrils!


    Promising review: "This lotion has basically changed my life. I struggle with dryness since I live in a cold place, but this lotion has changed the texture of my skin. I even joke about how soft my elbows and knees are now because I can't believe it! I have super sensitive skin and can barely use anything on my face, but this is the perfect moisturizer." β€”Juliana

    Price: $17.90

    17. An Eve Hansen hyaluronic acid cream formulated with chamomile and green tea (all naturally-derived and paraben-free, baby) to moisturize your skin, help reduce fine lines, and lighten age spots.


    Promising review: "This has been a wonderful cream that I use under my makeup during the day. I have sensitive skin, but this hydrates my skin without irritating it. I am already on my second jar, and plan to keep it stocked.

    I love the fact that there is NO shea butter, coco butter, or waxes in it, as these ingredients can irritate my sensitive skin." β€”shopwise

    Price: $24.98

    18. A Teddie Organics rose water that will hydrate your skin, absorb excess oil, and brighten your complexion β€” without triggering any Rosacea. CHA CHING. The power of 100% pure and organic rose water, folks...,

    Promising review: "I have suffered from rosacea for about two years now, and most recently, it has turned into acne rosacea. Unfortunately, I have tried oral antibiotics, prescription creams, over-the-counter creams, etc., without any results. After a horrible flare-up that was requiring me to cover my face in green makeup to mask the redness, I decided to try rose water. I like the fact that this product is 100% distilled rose water β€” no other chemicals or ingredients. My face is ultra sensitive and EVERYTHING causes inflammation, so I wasn't sure how I was going to react to this product. I am pleased to say that after only using this for one day, my redness decreased by about 40%. The acne began to dry up, but my skin did not! Day two and I am at a 60% improvement in redness and my acne is almost completely gone! I HIGHLY recommend this product for anyone suffering with Rosacea." β€”JmeF

    Price: $17.49

    19. A vegan Pacifica probiotic cream you'll want to slather on (hello, much-needed dose of moisture) after a night fueled by sangria pitchers. Yes, your skin experiences hangovers. Yes, it needs extra hydration. / Via @pacificabeauty

    This cruelty-free cream contains coconut water, probiotics, vitamin e, and hyaluronic acid that will boost hydration for a glowy, dewy complexion. Eight hours of beauty sleep? HECK YEAH you got that last night! **nervous giggle** **checks bank account** **remembers ordering eight hard ciders**

    Promising review: "This stuff is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! As always, Pacifica products do what they promise, and this one is not an exception. Excellent for those who sleep just a few hours per night due to demanding lives. The lotion is ultra smooth and non-greasy, absorbs quickly, and leaves the skin feeling nourished and pampered. I use it as a night cream and wake up feeling like it really worked. My face loves it! Plus, it is 100% VEGAN and CRUELTY-FREE and smells amazing." β€”MDDM

    Price: $13.51

    20. A daily Vanicream moisturizer ideal for both your face and body! If you've ever struggled with eczema, you need to try this paraben-, formaldehyde-, dye-, and fragrance-free formula ASAP β€” over 2,000 people swear by it.


    Psst, this has over 2,500 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I have struggled with very persistent eczema for years and this product has been a godsend. I have never had any irritation from this lotion and it has gone miles towards healing my rashes and open wounds. I have used this religiously for about two years now and I am never going back!" β€”Lauren B.

    Price: $12.76

    21. A Neutrogena face cream rich with vitamins and antioxidants. Dullness? Consider that a thing of the past because this stuff will have your skin GLOWING. / Via @neutrogena

    This neat little jar contains vitamins b, c, and e, as well as antioxidants to keep your skin looking (and feeling) super healthy. Plus, it's allergy-tested and non-comedogenic AKA your skin won't erupt with pimple volcanoes after using this.

    PRO TIP! If you have super dry skin, this might work better as a daily cream for you as opposed to a nightly one!

    Promising review: "Love this moisturizer! It doesn't make my sensitive skin break out, it smells really nice, and I'm able to use it at night and under my makeup in the morning β€” it absorbs so well!" β€”Amazongirl

    Price: $9.21

    22. A Embryolisse creamy lotion that gets rid of dry patches in a jiffy, but ALSO (according to reviewers) works like a charm as a primer. Let's get a huge round of applause for products that boast ~versatility~. / Via @embryolisse

    Promising review: "This is truly my holy grail product and it deserves 500 stars. I was introduced to this brand through Birchbox in 2013 and it's saved my skin in more ways than one. I use this to remove my makeup, to moisturize, AND as a foundation primer. I have angry skin and I've never had an issue with breakouts or clogged pores from using this. I had a terrible problem with dry patches on my face and foundation would just stick to them and flake off, but since I've started using this? My dry patches are gone and my normally oily t-zone has normalized. This replaces several products because it truly is a multi-tasker." β€”Paula Downie

    Price: $15.96

    23. A cruelty-free Weleda night cream formulated with iris extract and cocoa butter to hydrate the livin' HECK out of your skin! Time to wave a permanent goodbye to the dry patches that have plagued your skin in the past. / Via @weleda_usa

    This delicious, delectable night cream is ideal for normal-to-dry skin!

    Promising review: "I can't say enough about how fantastic this cream is and how hooked I am! I love many Weleda products, but this is my all-time favorite! The tube is very small, but it goes a long because you only need a little bit. Plus, the cream itself is free of petroleums and other junk that you don't want on your skin." β€”Ekat

    Price: $13.96

    24. A lightweight Body Shop gel moisturizer you'll say ~I dew~ to with first application. This vitamin c and aloe vera formula is perfect for dull, tired skin (#mood) in desperate need of some glow.


    Promising review: "I suffer from hyperpigmentation and large pores along with my oily skin, but this product is amazing! I wear it under my makeup and it gives a refreshing feel. Plus, it makes my skin look dewy and glowing." β€”Amazonlv

    Price: $30

    25. A PÜR 4-in-1 tinted moisturizer infused with shea butter and SPF 20 to hydrate *and* protect your skin. Plus, it provides sheer coverage for a dewy, even complexion that's not plagued with redness. / Via @purcosmetics

    Promising review: "Love this foundation! It's lightweight but provides good coverage, and it never, ever clogs my pores or causes my sensitive skin to breakout!" β€”Shannon

    Price: $23 (available in four shades)

    The above moisturizers working to rid your complexion of dark spots, dryness, fine lines, and acne:

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