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How To Choose the Right Moisturizer for You

30 Apr 2024

Anyone with skin will attest to the fact that a balanced, smooth, hydrated complexion is always desirable. But each person’s roadmap for achieving exactly that can look vastly different. After all, there are basic tenets of skincare that are universally applicable, but no one-size-fits-all approach. Among the essential guiding principles: cleansing, treating, moisturizing, and (plot twist, not a product!) staying consistent all rank highly and with equal measure.

Regardless of your skin tone or type, we’ve got all the info you need to create the ideal regimen for your personal best skin. Find out how to choose the right Youth To The People cleanser here, and click here for a primer on selecting the correct solution-focused treatments to help you ace your skincare goals. Moisturizers, the linchpin in both AM and PM routines are covered below–and if you need help staying consistent, well, that’s on you, but there’s a slew of compelling evidence on the benefits of a steady regimen in this article that you’ll be hard pressed to top.

Ready? Let’s get dewy and dive in:

I’m…acne-prone, or have oily-slash-combination skin

Say no more, YTTP’s Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream is for you. This ultra-breathable gel-cream instantly hydrates and continues to draw in moisture for up to 48 hours, without ever feeling heavy on the skin. Non-comedogenic and loaded with hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, and skin-soothing superfoods, it’s clinically tested to deliver on its promise to strengthen the moisture barrier in under one hour and never block pores–meaning stronger, smoother skin is yours when you use it.

I’m…dry or need a moisture boost

Looking to drench skin in moisture and restore radiance overnight? Reach for Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask, which can be used as a daily PM moisturizer for dehydrated skin or as a targeted treatment to relieve dullness a few nights a week. Brimming with superberries and skin-brightening THD ascorbate (an oil-soluble and extra stable form of vitamin C), this rich cream formula prevents transepidermal moisture loss while you sleep, so you awake to beautifully glowing, even-toned skin.

I’m…easily irritated + want to be soothed

Dry, reactive, sensitive skin needs Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream. Fragrance-free and deeply hydrating, it’s formulated with superior plant extracts, a pro-grade peptide complex, and a proprietary blend of adaptogens (including ashwagandha, rhodiola, and fermented reishi mushroom), to gently and effectively help skin cope with irritation and calm its response to environmental stress. Perfect for daily AM and PM use, and a powerful ally when flying, visiting new climates, or when out and about on the party circuit.

I’m…looking to minimize fine lines + wrinkles

Age is a many splendored thing. One hopes that with it comes wisdom and perspective–and some well-earned wrinkles. To help best support skin as it continues its evolution, along with minimizing the appearance of fine lines and restoring a sense of firmness, you’ll want to start smoothing a healthy dose of Polypeptide-121 Future Cream into skin morning and night. Lightweight and cushiony in texture, the star of this moisturizer is a cutting-edge, bio-designed vegan polypeptide chain that contains more than 180 of the same amino acids as human collagen.

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