7 of the Best Drugstore Moisturizers

It’s the golden rule for every beauty junkie out there: thou shalt abide by a skin care regimen. You need a cleanser, a toner, a serum, and a moisturizer to seal in moisture and keep the skin hydrated. After all, it always feels nicer to put makeup on a well-cared for face, right? While luxury skin care products are the safe way to go, they tend to come with a heavy price tag. But beauty doesn’t always have to come with such a price. So to help you out, we’ve rounded up a list of drugstore moisturizers to substitute for your luxury beauty products.

Save this list and get going to the nearest drugstore.


Skin Recovery Cream, P1213, Avène

Simplicity goes a long way with this cream from Avène. Its basic formula is soothing and gentle, specifically created for sensitive and irritable skin.


Sun Care Matte Moisturizer with SPF 30, P230, Céleteque

This moisturizer from Celéteque is the ultimate moisturizer for beauties-on-a-budget. It leaves a matte finish and even has SPF 30 to shield your skin from the nasty UV rays.


Revitalift Laser X3 Day Cream, P1499, L’Oréal

It’s not too early to start on an anti-aging routine. Try this day cream from L’Oréal Paris to combat wrinkles and revitalize your skin.


Hydro Boost Water Gel, P855, Neutrogena

If you’re particularly into gel-type moisturizers, you’ll want to try this water-based product from Neutrogena. It keeps the skin hydrated and soft, and is totally recommended for people with oily skin.


7-in-1 Day Cream, P789, Olay

Not only does this moisturizer hydrate your skin, it also minimizes fine lines, protects against sunlight-induced damage, and smoothens out your skin tone with its touch of foundation—what else can you ask for?


Flawless White Dewy Rose Gel, P399, Pond’s

Because this moisturizer is gel-based, it’s lightweight and easily spreads across your skin! The rose scent is a plus if you enjoy your moisturizers with a hint of fragrance.


Hydrating Light Moisturizer, P499, Simple

If you have sensitive skin, this lightweight moisturizer—packed with vitamins and skin-friendly ingredients—will keep your skin looking fresh and hydrated for 12 hours.

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