Winter has a way of taking a toll on your skin. If you're prone to dryness and require an extra boost of hydration, the chilly months can be a particularly trying time for your skin. To reverse the effects of the season—and save your skin until spring rolls around—we've rounded up the best moisturizers for dry skin. Boasting pure botanicals, nutrient-rich ingredients, and time-release moisture technology that can deliver hydration for over 24 hours, these moisturizers are guaranteed to be a welcome addition to your skincare routine. Say goodbye to dry skin this winter, and say hello to a beautiful, healthy, and hydrated glow. Keep clicking to save your skin and to shop the best moisturizers on the market.
Tatcha The Water Cream ($68)
There's a reason retailers can't keep this moisturizer stocked on their shelves. Packed with pure, powerful botanicals and skin-improving Japanese ingredients, this sought-after formula infuses skin with a healthy dose of nutrient-rich, balanced hydration, leaving you with a gorgeous glow.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ ($27)
This cult-classic moisturizer has long been a bathroom counter staple. Perfect for everyday wear, this lightweight formula maintains optimal moisture balance—hydrating where your skin needs it most while reducing oil in problem areas.
Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream ($48)
This hardworking cream strengthens the skin's natural protective barrier while it moisturizes, perfectly preparing it for these difficult winter months. The formula keeps working through the day, delivering time-release moisture for up to 26 hours.
Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base Moisturizer ($58)
For rich, creamy hydration, this vitamin-enriched moisturizer leaves skin soft and super smooth. It even doubles as a primer for seamless makeup application.
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter ($40)
Argan oil is a time-tested source of lasting hydration. This whipped iteration delivers that same potent moisture in a luxuriously buttery face cream.
Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Silky Cream ($48)
This soothing cream promises to tackle tightness and irritation while hydrating super-thirsty skin. It shields from the season's weathering effects such as sudden temperature changes and environmental stressors.
Packed with electrolytes and 100% vegan, this hypoallergenic moisturizer soothes parched skin so you're left with a fresh, awakened complexion.
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