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Best moisturizers 2022

I agree with their best overall moisturizer being Clinique Moisture Surge. I swear by it and keep multiple jars on hand at all times. It’s really unsurpassed.

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by Anonymousreply 103December 6, 2022 4:01 PM

I may be giving my gayness away, but I have been using Albolene recently, and it helps somewhat. I'm sure these frou frou products would do a better job. I lost my chapstick and I'm too lazy to buy more.

by Anonymousreply 1November 21, 2022 11:37 PM

I swear by Weleda Skin Food, which is a miracle for really dry hands.

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by Anonymousreply 2November 21, 2022 11:38 PM

Albolene is famous jack off lube

by Anonymousreply 3November 21, 2022 11:39 PM

R2 I’ve bought several tubes of it over the years but stopped because the results do not satisfy me though I like the ingredients and smell.

by Anonymousreply 4November 21, 2022 11:40 PM


by Anonymousreply 5November 21, 2022 11:41 PM

[bold] Yet Another In A Series Of "I May Be Fat, Bald, Poor and Old, But Damn If My Skin Doesn't Just Positively GLOW Like A Nuclear Reactor" Posts On DL

by Anonymousreply 6November 21, 2022 11:41 PM

So bold, r6.

by Anonymousreply 7November 21, 2022 11:42 PM

R6 revealed herself

by Anonymousreply 8November 21, 2022 11:49 PM

R6 you need to bottle your razor wit and sarcasm then shove it way way up your ass.

by Anonymousreply 9November 21, 2022 11:51 PM

For all over/body or hands and feet, I swear by this one. The TIN is necessary. No tube, no pump types. Only the TIN. It smells terrific, like a classic, buttery floral aldehyde fragrance.

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by Anonymousreply 10November 21, 2022 11:53 PM

Weleda Skin Food is excellent stuff R2. I use it occasionally on my forehead area which gets very dry sometimes. Nice smell too.

For moisturizer I have used L'Oreal since my early twenties (Male 53 now). I have tried nearly everything else but keep going back to the brand because it works really well with my skin type. I'm currently using L'Oreal Age Perfect Golden Age day/night. They are both excellent and really suit my skin. I can't use any moisturizer which contains sunscreen because it runs down my forehead and into my eyes - quite painful. L'Oreal is an excellent quality brand/product, well priced and easily available. Nothing super fancy and does the trick. So that's my story.

R6 is obviously projecting. Especially about the fat, poor and bald thing...

by Anonymousreply 11November 21, 2022 11:53 PM

R10 r11 Who cares what you use! This thread is about the 12 best moisturizers in the link. They were chosen for their ingredients and performance by dermatologists and skin care experts.

by Anonymousreply 12November 21, 2022 11:55 PM

R12 stop cunting, I'm not clicking your Apple News link. This is an internet forum, people post opinions. Do try to keep up.

by Anonymousreply 13November 22, 2022 12:00 AM

Fuck you R12/OP Miss Clinique. Your link is the same old tired old shit paid for and lobbied for by the cosmetics industry brands to make that and similar lists of "best products of the year". Or don't you know how those lists and general marketing works?

I've tried 6 of the products on the list and while some of them are very good - L'Oreal is better and I'll always go back to it.

Next time say; Discuss the 12 best moisturizers in my link in your original post and we'll subsequently ignore you then too. OK?

by Anonymousreply 14November 22, 2022 12:10 AM

Like I said upthread I don’t give a shit what you use

by Anonymousreply 15November 22, 2022 12:17 AM

Try a grease fire on your face and get back to us with a review R15. It's the new retinol. Perfect for you.

by Anonymousreply 16November 22, 2022 12:21 AM

^^You do it first because I’m to dumb to know how.

by Anonymousreply 17November 22, 2022 12:22 AM

I like Clinique Moisture Surge 100 hr and Moisture Surge overnight mask. I use the latter on my arms and hands before bed. Moisture Surge spray during long flights.

by Anonymousreply 18November 22, 2022 12:24 AM

Clinique Moisture Surge has a loyal following because it’s proven effective.

by Anonymousreply 19November 22, 2022 12:26 AM

Coconut oil

by Anonymousreply 20November 22, 2022 12:30 AM

I don't use moisturiser unless I'm going out on a particularly cold, windy day or night - I want my skin's moisture to regulate itself and for the exfoliation process to work properly

by Anonymousreply 21November 22, 2022 12:35 AM

^ am I wrong?!

by Anonymousreply 22November 22, 2022 12:36 AM

R20 can't relate. Have cavernous pores but dry skin and a weak occlusive barrier, so can't leave oils on my face (only use them to quickly wipe off makeup/dirt) otherwise I get clogged and come out in blackheads like the surface of the moon. My skin type is the fucking worst.

by Anonymousreply 23November 22, 2022 12:38 AM

I get scaley when I use coconut oil

by Anonymousreply 24November 22, 2022 12:38 AM

Have rosacea which is worsened by winter's cold, so while I use moisturizers, I supplement that with plain, old, solid coconut oil. Bought from the grocery, food aisle, it has natural anti bacterial properties and doesn't clog my pores when used infrequently. It gets rid of the sunburn feel and the redness.

by Anonymousreply 25November 22, 2022 12:41 AM

I’d never buy any sort of higher-end moisturizer off Amazon or Walmart again. Too many counterfeits. Sephora, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Ulta all the way.

I’ve tried almost every moisturizer on the list. Dislike most for a variety of reasons, mostly due to my use of an Rx tretoinin for anti-aging - it dries and flakes skin if you’re not careful. Dr Jart’s Ceramidin is great with tretoinin Doesn’t smell. Doesn’t “pill” up or leave a greasy film - most of the recommendations do one or more of those things. And it’s gentle and non irritating.

by Anonymousreply 26November 22, 2022 12:45 AM

I get scaley from coconut oil, too. About three times a month I exfoliate with soap,water and baking soda added to a wash cloth. Very gentle scrub as not to peel skin. Afterward use witch hazel on cotton balls followed by ice cold water and regular moisturizer.

by Anonymousreply 27November 22, 2022 12:46 AM

^^Nobody cares but thanks anyway.

by Anonymousreply 28November 22, 2022 12:50 AM

Best moisturizers my ass. Tiny, snake oil jars of white shit. One born every minute.

by Anonymousreply 29November 22, 2022 12:55 AM

for exfoliating, aiding the regeneration process, I use Olay's retinol serum nightly followed by the Inkey List vit C serum - both are very affordable, so I don't feel like I'm just flushing money down the toilet, and both last over a month. I apply both on to wet or damp skin, it's a myth that you need to worry about that, and for the inkey C serum I think it's important you do, it's a creamy texture and I suspect water soluble, cleansing the face properly is important too - I skip moisturising most of the time and have had no problems

by Anonymousreply 30November 22, 2022 12:56 AM

Roc night cream causes me to lose sleep. Stings my eyes to the point where I get what looks like pink eye.

by Anonymousreply 31November 22, 2022 12:59 AM

Cerave moisturizer - cheap drug store brand - is all you need. The amount of money spent trying to get people to buy these special moisturizers is ridiculous. As an economist the whole skin care scam is a classic study in marketing - including this post.

by Anonymousreply 32November 22, 2022 12:59 AM

It’s harsh shit r31

by Anonymousreply 33November 22, 2022 1:00 AM

Nobody reads the link to debate the actual products. Everyone has their uneducated opinion. It’s the DL way.

by Anonymousreply 34November 22, 2022 1:01 AM

Cloud Cream, Moisture Surge bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 35November 22, 2022 1:07 AM

[quote]As an economist the whole skin care scam is a classic study in marketing - including this post.

Dangling modifier! Hee hee.

by Anonymousreply 36November 22, 2022 1:07 AM

Do you also use Birch twigs R27?

by Anonymousreply 37November 22, 2022 1:07 AM

I got sucked in and decided to try Augustinus Bader Rich cream. Stupidly expensive but my skin does feel better. Or maybe I just want to believe it does. I can’t even tell.

by Anonymousreply 38November 22, 2022 1:15 AM

R30 one has to take care with vitamin C serums, preferably using a low concentration that is as close to neutral pH as possible. Too acidic or concentrated and it will burn your skin off, no joke.

by Anonymousreply 39November 22, 2022 1:15 AM

No, I haven't. Thank you, 37! The coconut oil has really helped me, but it's good to have more information.

by Anonymousreply 40November 22, 2022 1:16 AM

I got a free sample of the Tatcha moisturizer but I didn't get what all the fuss was about. I like The Ordinary's Marula Oil and their Rosehip Oil.

by Anonymousreply 41November 22, 2022 1:17 AM

weird hostilities

by Anonymousreply 42November 22, 2022 1:18 AM

R27 loves arm & hammer facials

by Anonymousreply 43November 22, 2022 1:26 AM

This is my favorite new thread.

by Anonymousreply 44November 22, 2022 2:12 AM

I prefer a gel cream moisturiser. I liked First Aid Beauty's Coconut one but it's on the pricey side. I'm about to try an ice one which i think is a dupe for Sunday Riley's.

by Anonymousreply 45November 22, 2022 7:32 AM

Cerave Moisturizing Cream (face/body)

Armonia Helix Active Body Lotion (face/body)

Medix 5.5 Retinol and Ferulic Acid Treatment (face/body)

Splurge: LaRoche-Posay Substiane Riche (face)

by Anonymousreply 46November 22, 2022 7:45 AM

I prefer layering Olay Retinol two nights in a row then Beauty Glam Hyaluronic serum then Swisse Hyalaronic boost then one night with nothing and start again.

Unless I go to bed drunk in which case all bets are off.

by Anonymousreply 47November 22, 2022 7:59 AM

R47 there is absolutely no logic in that routine.

by Anonymousreply 48November 22, 2022 2:36 PM

Heard on a different thread that showering/bathing without moisturising causes one to stink, because sweat evaporating off the skins' uppermost layers dries and goes rancid otherwise. True?

by Anonymousreply 49November 22, 2022 2:47 PM

Does it take much much more mosturizer to moisturize fat people's flabby skin?

R49 if your sweat is already rancid, nothing will help deodorize it.

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by Anonymousreply 50November 22, 2022 2:59 PM

[Quote] then Beauty Glam Hyaluronic serum

I like that serum too. Never thought i would see that brand mentioned on DL.

by Anonymousreply 51November 22, 2022 3:24 PM

Does anyone still use cocoa butter? I always rub it into my skin in an upward motion.

by Anonymousreply 52November 22, 2022 3:28 PM

The derm my grandmother sees says once or twice weekly full-body dry-brushing does more than moisturising for keeping skin firm and glowing and healthy. The caveat is you can't do it too much (every day) otherwise you'll cause micro-abrasions in your skin that will get infected. You also can't brush areas of burned or damaged skin, or do it at all if you have eczema/psoriasis/rosacea etc.

by Anonymousreply 53November 22, 2022 3:34 PM

I don't know what any of this means, but it's FORCING me to believe it!

by Anonymousreply 54November 22, 2022 3:37 PM

I am trying Asutra products. In the morning, Vit C serum and Hyaluronic Acid. Evening Retinol 2.5% serum on face, neck and upper chest. Found them online after using a magnesium cream for muscle pain. Not expensive and I see real change in texture of my skin.

Company claims products animal free testing, organic, essential oils and plant based.

by Anonymousreply 55November 22, 2022 3:47 PM

Cum Facials©

by Anonymousreply 56November 22, 2022 3:48 PM

Never take DL mavens advice on anything. I trust news worthy links from trusted sites like op

by Anonymousreply 57November 22, 2022 3:51 PM

R48 a simple Google search will find page upon page of references that disagree with you.

Apart from the getting drunk part.

by Anonymousreply 58November 22, 2022 7:40 PM

R47 using retinol one time a week isn’t doing shit

by Anonymousreply 59November 22, 2022 8:28 PM

R58 I can Google and find info on how to grow a tit on my forehead too. It doesn’t mean it’s a good idea

by Anonymousreply 60November 22, 2022 8:31 PM

Clinique is not cruelty-free so fuck them.

by Anonymousreply 61November 22, 2022 8:31 PM

This is a discussion board. I enjoy hearing about people’s recommendations or caveats whether they include the products in the link or not.

by Anonymousreply 62November 22, 2022 8:38 PM

Get Malezia. I have dark skin and it's helping in this cold Chicago weather.

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by Anonymousreply 63November 22, 2022 8:39 PM

They do not test their products on animals r61. Though, China requires sunscreens undergo a test to prove it is effective before it can be sold in the country.

by Anonymousreply 64November 22, 2022 8:46 PM

You can either read nor count, R59. Try again.

And perhaps refrain from using expressions such as “isn’t doing shit” if you want to appear even borderline intelligent.

by Anonymousreply 65November 22, 2022 9:03 PM

I just got tipped off to a line called stick and carrot. Might try it. Got great reviews.

by Anonymousreply 66November 22, 2022 9:18 PM

Dayum, y’all are the bitchiest bitches who ever bitched!!

by Anonymousreply 67November 22, 2022 9:20 PM

R64 shove your once a week Olay jar up your cavernous ass

by Anonymousreply 68November 22, 2022 9:37 PM

R66 I’ve read about their line. Let me know your thoughts after you try their products. Thx.

by Anonymousreply 69November 22, 2022 9:38 PM

Why is this thread so hostile? 😆

by Anonymousreply 70November 23, 2022 3:54 AM


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by Anonymousreply 72November 23, 2022 4:12 AM

Paging Mr. F. Paging Mr. F.

by Anonymousreply 73November 23, 2022 4:15 AM

I get irrationally angry at the sight or mention of Drunk Elephant products. I bought their Vitamin C back when it first came on the market, I think it was $80. Didn't do squat. Timeless for $20 was better. Although I long ago abandoned the vitamin c bandwagon. Actually I've abandoned all pricey skincare. If it's not available at Target, I don't need it with the exception of one or two Kiehls products.

May I submit for consideration this $13 fragrance free little gem available at Target.

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by Anonymousreply 74November 23, 2022 4:40 AM

The holy hydration cream is always sold out. E.l.f is underrated.

by Anonymousreply 75November 23, 2022 6:15 AM

R74/R75 OT but my straight sister swears by e.l.f. makeup, especially their concealer sticks.

by Anonymousreply 76November 23, 2022 1:33 PM

Drunk Elephant face oil is really amazing, and the bottle last a long time.

by Anonymousreply 77November 23, 2022 2:37 PM

CeraVe itch formula is really good for winter

by Anonymousreply 78November 23, 2022 2:56 PM

R76 e.l.f makeup can be hit and miss. But i am liking their hydro grip primer.

by Anonymousreply 79November 23, 2022 10:05 PM

Nivea Men in the tin, cheap as fuck and it goes ON MY FACE

by Anonymousreply 80November 23, 2022 10:10 PM

No thanks r80 not meant for facial skin

by Anonymousreply 81November 23, 2022 10:26 PM

r39, I just came back to say I have to stop using the inkey C serum on my neck it's all pinky-red and blotchy. I thought the first time it happened it was just my skin getting used to the serum but I think the amount of l-ascorbic acid is too much for the thinner skin on my neck (no problems using it on my face), so yes, be careful!

by Anonymousreply 82November 24, 2022 12:12 PM

I think the name Inkey is dreadful and screams cheap chemicals

by Anonymousreply 83November 24, 2022 5:25 PM

Moisture Surge BOGO 2 for 1 today, two 30 Oz hard for $27 plus tax, free shipping

by Anonymousreply 84November 24, 2022 6:33 PM

Let me try that again …. Clinique has BOGO …buy one Moisture Surge get another free today. Two one-ounce jays for $27.

by Anonymousreply 85November 25, 2022 2:10 AM

2 one-ounce jars

by Anonymousreply 86November 25, 2022 2:11 AM

Pissed at Abthr & Body Works. They have But 3, get 3 free. Used to be that shower gels and body lotions cost the same, so you could order 3 lotions and get 3 shower gels free. Now they raised lotion price to $1 more than shower gel. you have to buy 3 shower gels to get 3 free shower gels and 3 lotions to get 3 free lotions.

by Anonymousreply 87November 25, 2022 2:15 AM

[Quote] I think the name Inkey is dreadful and screams cheap chemicals

Well it's supposed to be cheaper like The Ordinary brand. I've only used their Oat Cleansing Balm so i can't really say if it's all hype or not.

by Anonymousreply 88November 25, 2022 1:01 PM

Whatever happened to Origins? It was the hot shit for awhile but they don't advertise at all.

by Anonymousreply 89November 25, 2022 4:22 PM

Another Lauder casualty. It’s still available but a shadow of its former self. A bit like Prescriptives - both created by Lauder then slowly gutted. In the 90s and early 00s it was a nice line and I used several of their products.

by Anonymousreply 90November 25, 2022 4:29 PM

R90 for r89. Origins.

by Anonymousreply 91November 25, 2022 4:30 PM

Wow, I had no idea Origins was a Lauder product. I remember every depth store had an Origins counter. Haven't been in a mall in 15 years though.

by Anonymousreply 92November 25, 2022 5:46 PM

Lab Series for men

by Anonymousreply 93November 25, 2022 10:22 PM

E.L.F. Holy Hydration is amazing.

by Anonymousreply 94December 5, 2022 8:16 PM

Crème de la Mer

by Anonymousreply 95December 5, 2022 8:28 PM

I am poor so I use Vanicream, I think it's good.

by Anonymousreply 96December 5, 2022 9:04 PM

Clinique Moisture Surge

by Anonymousreply 97December 5, 2022 10:09 PM

R96 Regardless of the price, Vanicream is a good moisturizer. Many of the moisturizers in this thread have fragrance and other irritants which promote inflammation (which can contribute to aging of the skin).

by Anonymousreply 98December 6, 2022 1:02 PM

r98 i agree.

clinique moisture surge is fragrance-free as are all clinique products except for colognes.

by Anonymousreply 99December 6, 2022 1:32 PM

Clinique Moisture Boost is very nice, I like the thicker texture in a hyaluronic acid product, and I love Emma Hardie vitamin c boost cream, but it definitely has a fragrance, a beautiful neroli scent. These are the two I use daily, along with tretinoin and sunscreen.

by Anonymousreply 100December 6, 2022 2:39 PM

R100 in keeping with DL tradition, it’s Clinique “Moisture Surge” not “Moisture Boost”.

by Anonymousreply 101December 6, 2022 3:23 PM

The Clinique Moisture Surge overnight mask is great too. I sometimes use it on my hands and arms.

by Anonymousreply 102December 6, 2022 3:24 PM

I have the Drunk Elephant moisturizer.

Lately, maybe due to the winter, I’ve been getting dry flaky skin. It’s like in my T-zone area (forehead to nose), around my nostrils, and under my cheeks. It’s been annoying.

So I use hyaluronic acid and then the Drunk Elephant. It’s been working but it’s not fixing it, just helping it until I wake up and there’s flakes.

by Anonymousreply 103December 6, 2022 4:01 PM
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