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Jul 25

The Best Products for Dry Skin

Dealing with dry, flaky skin is obviously not how we all want to spend our time. However, if we ignore the problem, it just gets worse. How do you know if you have dry skin? You most likely have visible flakiness on your face. If it’s winter, your face probably looks like a snake shedding its skin. Dry skin may be tough to manage but with the right products, you can have flawless skin within minutes.


Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Gel Cleanser

A little bit of this baby goes a long way. The hyaluronic acid in this product is key to keeping your skin hydrated and moisturized. This cleanser creates the effect of soft, supple skin. It also removes makeup and impurities.

Pros: Contains hyaluronic acid, removes makeup.

Cons: May cause irritation on sensitive skin

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Drunk Elephant Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser

This cleanser lathers into a foam to gently remove the grime from a hard day’s work off of your face. This formula also soothes dry, sensitive skin. The jelly cleanser is free of all fragrance and essentials oils. It’s also vegan!

Pros: Good for sensitive skin, fragrance-free, vegan.

Cons: A little pricier than most cleansers.

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Dr. Jart Ceramidin Liquid

This Korean serum is specially formulated for dry and dull skin. It uses ceramides to create a barrier on your skin to keep moisture locked inside to create hydrated, healthy, and glowing skin. This serum probably has the most positive reviews I’ve ever seen.

Pros: Effective, great for dull skin.

Cons: Pricey

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Clarins Extra Comfort Toning Lotion

With dry skin, a zero-alcohol toner is key to prevent you from over-drying your skin. This formula is non-drying and is enriched with extracts of aloe vera and marshmallow. The toner helps you remove extra dirt and clarify your skin while moisturizing and nourishing it.

Pros: Doesn’t dry out skin, maintains moisture balance, controls breakouts.

Cons: Expensive for a toner

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GlamGlow ThirstyMud Hydrating Treatment

This face mask is seriously packed with so much moisture for your extra-thirsty skin. It’s packed with hyaluronic acid, raw honey, and ginger root. This mask is formulated to hydrate, moisturize, restore, replenish, and calm your skin.

Pros: Creamy, reduces wrinkles and dry patches

Cons: pretty expensive

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Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb Sheet Mask

If you’re looking for a less expensive but effective way to combat your dry skin, these sheet masks are the answer. These masks moisturize your face the way a serum would, but it doesn’t deliver any of the greasiness. This is a great option for immediate relief from the winter cold.

Pros: Less expensive, super moisturizing.

Cons: A lot of packaging, may irritate sensitive skin.

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First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

This is seriously the most effective face cream on the market. This cream provides instant and long-term hydration for dry, distressed skin, as well as eczema. The cream provides a non-greasy effect and can be used to soothe and heal dry skin.

Pros: Effective, instant hydration, good for sensitive skin.

Cons: Expensive.

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CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

This is a great dupe for the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream. The CeraVe cream creates baby-soft skin and helps your skin’s moisture barrier work to the best of its ability. This formula also doesn’t enlarge your pores as it’s non-greasy.

Pros: Dupe for First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

Cons: Can become greasy.

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Yes to Grapefruit Daily Facial Scrub

The citrus scent in this scrub is sure to help you wake up in the morning. The grapefruit extract within this scrub is naturally high in vitamin C so it’s sure to boost collagen production and take care of hyperpigmentation.

Pros: Helps to reduce hyperpigmentation.

Cons: Fragrant

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OLE HENRIKSEN Walnut Complexion Scrub

This exfoliating, cleansing facial scrub purifies your pores, diminishes dullness, and smoothes the texture of your skin for a youthful glow. This scrub is formulated with walnut powder, ginseng, and chamomile extracts.

Pros: Diminishes dullness, improves skins texture.

Cons: Pricey

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Becca First Light Priming Filter

If you’re really into makeup, flaky skin might be the first thing you see after applying your foundation. The solution to that is a great primer. This Becca primer instantly refreshes and illuminates your skin while blurring imperfections.

Pros: Banishes signs of ageing and fatigue.

Cons: Expensive

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All of the products listed above will produce different results for every person as each individual has different skin. It’s important to remember that no matter your imperfections, you should always love yourself and embrace your flaws.


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