There is no skin care product more important than moisturizer. Without well-moisturized skin, the most basic building block healthy and nourished looking-skin, nearly any other makeup or skin care product is beside the point.
But with literally tens of thousands of moisturizing products on the market- from products to use in the sun to products to use in your sleep to products to use over new tattoos- the choices can seem limitless. When we reach various junctures in our lives, or when we decide to make changes in our beauty routines, we often find that our skin has new moisturizing needs. How do we choose the one that fits our specific skin’s very specific set of needs?
Here’s a handy guide that teaches a little bit about the history of moisturizer and has some great advice about how to hone in on which moisturizers will provide your skin with the exact nutrients and protections that it needs.