The unpredictability of our weather may leave drastic consequences on your skin, especially on your face. One minute, the scorching heat will overwhelm your entire being, the next, it’s pouring buckets of rain. The end result: a totally dehydrated and washed out face. Despite the changing forecast, we must observe precautions to keep our skin in good condition. The basics of keeping healthy skin often starts with a good moisturizer, so keeping a bottle in you stash is ultra handy. And while we rely on skincare products to combat skin damage, using the wrong ones on your particular skin type won’t do any good either.
Which is why in the age of skincare, knowing your skin type is so important. Once you’ve got that sorted out, finding the right beauty products for you is easy as pie. To start you off, we’ve shortlisted moisturizers suited for each skin type. Whether you’re oily-skinned or prone to acne, you won’t need to skip moisturizing in your daily beauty routine anymore.
For Oily Skin:
Contrary to what most believe, people with oily skin also need moisturizing. It’s best to opt for non-greasy, water-based moisturizers to avoid clogged pores.
Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream, Php3350, Kiehl’s
Color-Smart Day Moisturizer, Php1950, Shiseido
For Dry Skin:
Dry skin need all the hydration it could get, so choosing moisturizers with hydrating ingredients or ones that are optimized specifically for dry skin is the way to go.
Aloe Vera Oil-Free Moisture Cream, Php850, CosRX
Lait-Crème Concentré, Php895, Embryolisse
For Combination Skin:
People with combination skin probably have a hard time choosing the best moisturizers. You have to be extra careful that your product is non-greasy to target those oily spots but still hydrating enough for the dry parts of your face.
Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief, Php2500, Clinique
Hydro Moisturizer with Vitamin C, Mario Badescu
For Acne-Prone Skin:
The number one thing you have to do when shopping for your acne-prone skin is to look for the words non-comedogenic, meaning these products don’t include ingredients that can clog your pores. An oil-free moisturizer is also a safe choice if you’re prone to acne.
Moisture SPF15, Php688, Neutrogena
DermaControl Oil Control Moisturizer, Cetaphil
For Sensitive Skin:
If your skin easily gets irritated by the simplest of things, you need to choose products that offer gentle care. Be on the lookout for moisturizers that don’t make use of harsh ingredients.
Intese Daily Moisturizer for Face SPF 15, Php1700, Elizabeth Arden
Avocado Rich Cream, Php400, Tony Moly
Hydrating Light Moisturizer, Php499, Simple
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