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Moisturiser recommendations for dry sensitive face skin

(35 Posts)
Vodkamartine Thu 30-Mar-17 13:48:46

Was using simple but my skin actually seemed worse after. The sample of bobby brown extra repair moisturiser has worked so well face never felt better but at £66 pounds (who spends that on moisturiser) is a bit to much to spend at the moment any recommendations

BusterGonad Thu 30-Mar-17 14:15:38


DanceTheBlues Thu 30-Mar-17 14:27:25

I use the Superdrug Simply Pure range, this one works best for me. I have rosacea that flares up at the slightest thing and this is the only reasonably priced moisturiser I can use.

AmserGwin Thu 30-Mar-17 14:33:29

I love bodyshop Vitamin E moisturiser and moisturing serum. Have used it for years, I bulk buy it. My skin is very dry

Vodkamartine Thu 30-Mar-17 14:58:43

I have rosacea to

Vodkamartine Thu 30-Mar-17 14:59:54

And I preferably want a thick moisturiser

Orangebird69 Thu 30-Mar-17 15:01:27

Superdrug Naturally Radiant 2in1 Serum/Moisturise is lovely and vvv cheap. Or TBS's Vit E night moisturiser.

SweetChickadee Thu 30-Mar-17 15:01:38

I have dry sensitive skin and rosacea and use Nivea Q10. Nice and thick and rich, and has SPF in it but gentle too.

bonus is that it smells lovely grin

Cakescakescakes Thu 30-Mar-17 15:03:50

La Roche Posay 'Toleriane' range. Comes in a richer 'Riche' version and is fab for hyper sensitive and reactive skin. I have eczema and it really helps. Fragrance free etc too.

Cakescakescakes Thu 30-Mar-17 15:05:59

BusterGonad Thu 30-Mar-17 16:50:14

I also agree with Amser, I'm currently using The Body Shop vit e oil in serum and the vit e cream, I mix a few drops of the serum in the cream and rub it in. It's lovely. Aveeno is great if you're super sensitive.

Destinysdaughter Thu 30-Mar-17 17:49:04

Agree re La Roche Posay, I have dry, sensitive skin prone to redness and they are v good

Also Eucerin are good

Destinysdaughter Thu 30-Mar-17 17:50:44

Boots often have 3 for 2 on both of the above. Worth stocking up!

Lndnmummy Fri 31-Mar-17 17:02:56

I have dry sensitive roseaca skin and use Eucerin. It is great

Housewife2010 Fri 31-Mar-17 17:09:24

Avene Tolerance Extreme is what I turn to when my skis dry and my eczema has flared up.

bumpertobumper Fri 31-Mar-17 18:12:22

Weleda are lovely, for a thicker one check out the calendula face cream from their baby range. Is about a tenner. My favourite is their rose cream. Health food shops usually have testers.
I also have dry sensitive red skin.

nursebickypegs Fri 31-Mar-17 18:12:37

I've tried 3 moisturisers recently for my dry skin.

Benefit; I think it's between £28-£33 for a jar. A little goes a long way. No perfumed smell, goes on like a primer and it's actually incredible. Only had to moisturise once a day.

NipFab Bee Venom; £10. Left skin greasy, didn't do anything phenomenal.

Superdrug Vitamin E; it's about £2.50 and I love it. Smell is nice, soaks in quickly and doesn't sit on skin. You need a big bit for it for it to cover your face, but it's lovely and vegan too!

Laquila Fri 31-Mar-17 20:14:22

LRP Toleriane is bloody brilliant

Misspilly88 Fri 31-Mar-17 20:15:13


TowerRose Fri 31-Mar-17 20:17:28

I have the most sensitive skin, I come out in funny patches usually, but this one is fab! I refuse to buy anything else now

QueenofLouisiana Fri 31-Mar-17 20:20:09

Korres wild rose for dry skin. Darphin chamomile oil and rosewood cleanser.

I also have rosacea, dry skin and lumpy bits!

HLBug Fri 31-Mar-17 20:36:32

This one from Kiehls is the best I have found - by far. I've tried others (include la rouche etc) but always come back to this one. I'd absolutely recommend it to anyone with dry sensitive skin:

Bolshybookworm Fri 31-Mar-17 20:42:50

I have very dry, eczema prone skin. My favourites are eucerin, Nivea overnight cream for very dry skin, avene (basically the thickest one they do, can't remember the name). All are as good as the expensive creams I have used in the past tbh.

IamMoana Fri 31-Mar-17 21:28:06

I find Dermalogica great and their Active Moist moisturiser is the only one I'll use. I suffer from acne, oily skin which is dry in places too. It's very light but effective.

loveinasuitcase Fri 31-Mar-17 22:10:25

Dr Organic Manuka Honey rescue cream. You can get it from Holland and Barrett. I have the worst dry skin on my face and excema on my eyelids and under eyes. Lots of research into creams and tons of money wasted on various creams.
This cream in addition to using olive oil direct on my face has transformed my facial skin into a dewy glowy skin which I am delighted with.

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