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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.
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.
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.
4.A plant-based Weleda moisturizer currently employed by the Lord of Skincare to hydrate and nourish your skin — without using a ton of harsh ingredients and icky chemicals in the process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12.A Garnier daily moisturizer perfect for those of us who forget the most important step in our AM skincare routines — SUNSCREEN! This contains SPF30 and actively prevents sun damage, meaning you'll get moisture and sun protection in a few quick swipes.
13.A L'Oréal Paris oil-free moisturizer because YES, oily skin STILL NEEDS MOISTURE — and thanks to the aloe vera and hyaluronic acid formula, this provides lightweight, non-greasy hydration that won't result in more excess sebum.
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!
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.
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!
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.
18.A Teddie Organics rose water that will hydrate your skin, absorb excess oil, and brighten your complexion — without triggering any Rosacea. CHA CHING. The power of 100% pure and organic rose water, folks...
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.
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 — over 2,000 people swear by it.
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.
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~.
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.
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.
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.
The above moisturizers working to rid your complexion of dark spots, dryness, fine lines, and acne:
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