8 Moisturisers Dry, Dehydrated Or Sensitised Skin Is Sure To Drink Up

Infuse moisture back into dry or dehydrated skin with these cosseting face creams


Wave goodbye to parched skin with our picks of products to restore and replenish dry, sensitive and dehydrated skin. Photo / Getty Images

LA MER The Moisturizing Soft Cream, $290

Consider this your gateway into building a moisturizer wardrobe — a rich yet lightweight moisturiser that restores radiance and vibrancy to all skin types. This multi-purpose product complements other moisturizers in the range, and layers beautifully when worn under makeup or to envelop skin in moisture overnight. It’s especially good for dry or dehydrated skin as it works to boost moisture levels in the skin and address the visible signs of ageing.

EMMA LEWISHAM Supernatural Collagen Boosting 72-Hour Hydration Crème, $141

This rich crème combats the visible signs of ageing while restoring hydration to the skin. The secret lies in the combination of 30 high-performing botanical ingredients to lift, refine, plump and volumise skin, including plant stem cells, smoothing collagen peptides and its next generation 72-hour moisture locking and skin plumping technology. Available from selected department stores, day spas and independent retailers, or online at Emmalewisham.com

JEUNEORA GoNightly Overnight Repair Cream, $91

New from New Zealand marine collagen and plant-based supplement brand Jeuneora is its range of premium skincare. Aim to repair, rejuvenate and hydrate your complexion with this antioxidant-rich cream that helps to visibly reduce the tell-tale signs of ageing while restoring firmness, smoothness and elasticity to skin.

AESOP Elemental Facial Barrier Cream, $75

Protect and rehydrate weather ravaged skin with intensely nourishing moisturiser. It’s long been revered for its deeply hydrating properties, penetrating deep into the skin dermis to deliver nourishment where it's needed most, and is a particularly popular pick come winter time.

GLOW LAB Sensitive Restoring Night Cream, $23

Offer sensitive or irritated skin welcome relief by slathering on this nourishing night cream as your final skincare step before you snooze. Allow the active ingredients contained within — SymRelief100, L22 and byungpul extract — to repair a compromised skin barrier and reduce the reoccurrence of allergy-induced flare-ups.

KATE SOMERVILLE Dry Skin Saver, $85

If your sensitive skin is crying out for hydration, this fragrance-free formulation is said to relieve dryness and tightness while restoring the skin’s lipid profile and boosting its barrier function. It does so with soothing oat kernel, a patented lipid complex, wakame, blackcurrant and balloon vine.

THE INKEY LIST Peptide Moisturiser, $26

Formulated with new-to-market peptide Royal Epigen, this rich cream aims to hydrate skin at any age and fast-track cell renewal for a smoother and more even complexion after one month of consistent use.

SCENTURIE Ultra-Rich Natural Night Cream, $40

Every ingredient contained within Scenturie’s Ultra-Rich Natural Night Cream has been selected for its deeply moisturising and nourishing qualities, like pomegranate seed extract, hyaluronic acid and green tea extract to care for ageing or dehydrated skin. The addition of rose geranium and mandarin essential oils add to the sensorial experience — working to soothe the mind and body in preparation for sleep.

Share this article:
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Subscribe to E-Newsletter