Moisturizer! Who doesn’t need one? It is one of the most basic skin care products one needs to possess. It softens your skin, hydrates it and prevents it from getting flaky and chapped and sometimes can also be used as a makeup base. For people with oily skin, moisturizing is not that much of a problem but for people with dry skin it is a must. Choosing the right moisturizer could be confusing at times, right ladies? You need to find one with ingredients like Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil, Olive Oil, Aloe Vera and Shea Butter; they do the job of softening your skin perfectly. Don’t worry, always here to help! To make your task easier, here is a list of 10 best moisturizers for dry skin which are available in India.
Top 10 Moisturizers For Dry Skin
1. Olay Moisturizing Skin Cream: Price- Rs. 390 for 100g
The best thing about this cream is that even though it has a thick consistency, your skin absorbs it immediately. It also reduces fine lines and wrinkles to an extent (say bye bye to ageing!) So, welcome healthier and younger looking skin by using this Olay product. This surely is effective on dry skin and has a long lasting effect as it locks in moisture.
2. Nivea Soft Moisturizing Cream: Price- Near about Rs.150 for 100ml
I say this with experience, this cream does a great job too! It contains the ingredients Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E that are very effective moisturizing agents. One major worry regarding moisturizers is that they might get sticky and greasy after a while. But don’t worry this product is highly absorbable and non-sticky as it gets absorbed quickly.
3. The Body Shop Aloe Soothing Day Cream: Price- Rs.895 for 50ml
You simply cannot deny the magical effects of aloe on your skin. As the name suggests this cream contains aloe vera which not only hydrates and moisturizes but also has a soothing effect on your skin. If you have a dry as well as an irritating skin, this product will work wonders for you. It hydrates your skin and softens it too.
4. Lotus Herbals Wheatnourish Wheatgerm Oil and Honey Nourishment Massage Cream: Price- Rs.275 for 50g
This is a facial cream of which the notable ingredients are Aswagandha (anti- inflammatory), Tulsi, Vitamin E and Honey. It leaves your skin extremely soft and rejuvenated. The Tulsi and Honey in it acts as an antiseptic. Undoubtedly honey also acts as a great skin softening agent. This has a different usage procedure than the rest. You need to apply and massage it in gently, leave it for 10 minutes and then remove it with cotton.
5. Lotus Herbals Sheamoist Shea Butter and Real Strawberry Moisturizer: Price- Rs.220 for 120g
Shea butter is an impeccable moisturizer and strawberry is a great soothing agent. Apply twice a day and you are left with oh so soft and supple skin. Since it is a herbal product you do not have to worry about any adverse reactions. Also, it is a great healer of chapped skin during winters. It adds a glow to your face making you look younger.
6. L’Oreal Paris Hydrafresh Aqua Cream: Price- Rs.550 for 50ml
It absorbs quickly and lasts for a very long time. It has a very sweet fragrance too! It is rich in vitamins and minerals. It hydrates (and boosts hydration levels), softens, smoothens and brightens your skin. It contains anti-oxidants which helps in avoiding dryness.
7. Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator: Price- Rs.4639 for 50ml
It is inclined towards the costlier side but it is totally worth it. It doesn’t absorb really quickly but once it does it surely works as a magic. It hydrates your skin and leaves it that way for a very long time.
8. Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Glow Body Lotion: Price- Rs.239 for 300ml
Cocoa butter retains moisture and leaves your skin glowing, beautiful and young. It absorbs really fast and is a very affordable product. It is totally non-greasy and smells great too!
9. Himalaya Nourishing Skin Cream: Price-Rs.68 for 50ml
Another affordable product, it is rich in Aloe Vera, Ashwagandha, Indian Kino tree extracts and Winter Cherry. It lasts all day and is excellent for daily use. Another plus point is that it not only hydrates and softens your skin but also protects it from pollution. It is the best to use during winters. And guess what? It can also be used as a make up base.
10. Garnier Skin Naturals Body Cocoon Lotion: Price- Rs.2461 for 250ml
It is full of fruity extracts (apricot, olive, black current and avocado oil) and immediately softens your skin. It also has a great fruity fragrance (who doesn’t like fruity fragrance?!). It stands true to its name- it cocoons in all the moisture and leaves your skin softer, smoother and healthier. Although, its consistency is quite creamy, it does not feel greasy on your skin.
Divas! I hope this was really helpful and it certainly has left you with 10 great options. Bid farewell to your dry and flaky skin with these products. Choose any one and see the results for yourself. It will make a huge difference to your dry skin. Let me know which moisturizer do you prefer the most in the comments below.