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I'm looking for a really good day moisturiser

(17 Posts)
cmereiwantcha Tue 24-Jan-17 09:37:31

...and would appreciate your recommendations please smile

I have been using Clinique DD for years but I'm a bit underwhelmed by it now tbh, especially considering it's not cheap. Skin is sensitive and a bit dry, I'm 36 with a few fine lines. I use cerave at night and pixie glow tonic. I'm willing to pay around £30/40ish if I have to. Thank you.

Kennington Tue 24-Jan-17 09:42:53

I use Olay day cream as it has a low SPF and niacinamide in bucket loads.
Then eucerin 5% urea on really dry bits.
Skin is great now.
Both are cheap though. Look for moisturisers with glycerin, urea and lactate and niacinamide in the top 5-7 ingredients.
Avene is also good but doesn't contain niacinamide nor urea and I really need the latter for around eyes and for dry chin.

cmereiwantcha Tue 24-Jan-17 09:45:43

Thanks Kennington, I heard good things about Olay. Also would never have considered Eucerin so will check that out. So many 'luxury' products leave me looking like a flaky beetroot.

MusicToMyEars800 Tue 24-Jan-17 10:01:59

a few suggestions:
Liz Earle skin repair moisturiser:

Embryolisse lait-creme concentre:

La Roche-Posay Nutritic Intense Riche nutri - reconstituting cream:

I have used all of these and they are great mosturisers, if you don't know of her already check out Caroline Hirons, she is brilliant and since I have started following her advice my skin is so much better! here's a link for one of her youtube and blog.

I hope this helps smile

myfavouritecolourispurple Tue 24-Jan-17 11:35:39

Another vote for the Liz Earle skin repair, it's the best moisturiser I've tried. Sadly doesn't have a SPF though.

MusicToMyEars800 Tue 24-Jan-17 11:47:27

I use a separate spf with my moisturisers, as it's hard to find a good one with a good spf protection.

QueenMortifauxcado Tue 24-Jan-17 11:53:11

Vichy nutrilogie 1 works wonders on my dry skin. Their aqualia thermal range is lighter and does the job but is perfumed. It doesn't seem to irritate my skin but I prefer the nutrilogie range.

PopeMortificado Tue 24-Jan-17 12:11:12

+1 for Olay day cream

I find it is a good moisturiser, absorbs quickly and doesn't block pores/give spots.

I like Chanel's hydra max moisturiser too - it also smells amazing - but personally I don't get on with it as I'm prone to blocked pores. If that isn't an issue for you, then I'd really recommend it. It makes me sad I can't use it as it is a luscious product.

SeasideRock Tue 24-Jan-17 12:14:25

Dr Haussmann Rose day cream. Sorted out my dry sensitive skin a treat...

SeasideRock Tue 24-Jan-17 12:14:41

Haushka even!

Lottapianos Tue 24-Jan-17 12:52:36

My skin is dry and dehydrated and I'm currently having success with Garnier Moisture Bomb. Superdrug Hydrating Serum or Lacuna Q10 serum underneath

starrynight123 Tue 24-Jan-17 14:25:33

I recommend REN products - they work wonders on sensitive skin. I started using their moisturiser after having my little one - major skin issues - and haven't looked back. I now use their cleanser and face masks and serum too. My skin has improved hugely!!

Btw - a couple of times a year they do a 25% or 30% discount on their products, and that is when I tend to stock up.

cmereiwantcha Tue 24-Jan-17 15:36:36

Yay, thank you everyone. This is really helpful. I'm now sucked into the CH website and may be there sometime... (and it appears she hates cetaphil cleanser, which I also thought was crap!) used the Liz Earle cleanser before and it's lovely though I don't always get on with essential oils so am wary of her other products. I'm not asking for much, just a great moisturiser that doesn't clog pores, is anti-ageing, calms skin and makes me look like one of the Hadid sisters grin

laurajohnny Tue 24-Jan-17 16:11:03

Pure Super Grape day cream from M & S. I got it originally in last year's beauty advent calendar, forgot about it and then used it in an emergency when my usual pricey moisturiser had ran out. It's really hydrating, smells gorgeous and leaves my normally grey skin with a lovely glow. It's honestly the best moisturiser I've ever used. I've turned both my Mum and sister onto it too and we all have v different skin types but works well for us all.

luckylavender Tue 24-Jan-17 19:35:36

I have dry sensitive skin & used Clinique for years & then realised it wasn't helping me. I now use Olay like I used to when I was a teenager. I use Liz Earle C&P & the toner & my skin has never been better.

user1484742207 Thu 26-Jan-17 11:30:30

Have you tried: I apply 2 - 3 drops to clean skin morning and evening and leave it to soak. It contains Rosehip and Cacay oil so it smells really nice smile

WhatTimeIsItCuckoo Thu 26-Jan-17 22:25:07

I use Estée Lauder clear difference moisturiser, it's a gel rather than a cream and soaks right in whilst calming redness etc. I use it on a night sometimes too as it leaves no residue which I hate. I also use their day wear tinted moisturiser during the day which is great and just one 'shade'- it's actually a sort of clay colour but adapts to your own skin tone resulting in a sort of airbrushed effect rather than a 'made up' one. I personally really rate EL's products and reckon you'd find something to suit you there. Good luck smile

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