Sometimes, your skin may just feel thirsty, dry and dehydrated. And, it doesn’t matter how much moisturizer you manage to slather on—you can never seem to quench your skin enough. Not only may it still feel dry, but perhaps now it also looks extra shiny thanks to all of that cream sitting on the surface of your skin. And now all of that moisturizer is also only more likely to mix with existing oil and dirt. If you can’t seem to find the right balance when it comes to moisturizing, water-based skin care products may be just what you need. Below, find three water-based moisturizers for different skin types and learn how to incorporate them into your skin care routine. Whether you have oily skin or dry skin, you can make water-based hydration work for you with our best moisturizer for oily skin and best moisturizer for dry skin.
What Are Water-Based Moisturizers?
What are water-based, liquid skin care products all about? A fast-growing trend in the skin care sphere these days, water-based moisturizers are unlike your other average moisturizers. Light on texture, but heavy on moisture-driving power, these watery formulas can help hydrate skin for longer periods of time without leaving behind a greasy feel. And, these lightweight moisturizers can suit practically any skin type when the right formula and texture is applied. Your skin can become dehydrated, just like your body, so when it is thirsty, don’t give it a face cream, give it a drink.
Our Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care line features three water-based moisturizers with formulas that combine nutrient-rich aloe vera water and moisture-attracting hyaluronic acid for dual action moisture. The combination is both soothing and hydrating. And while all skin types need moisture, it’s important to remember that every skin type is unique and deserves a custom type of caring hydration. Whether your skin is very dry, oily, or something in between, we have a water-based moisturizer match for you.
Our Best Water-Based Moisturizer for Normal/Dry Skin Types
Use the L’Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care for Normal/Dry Skin if your skin is need of some glowing action, as this moisturizer envelops skin with moisture to improve your skin’s look of natural radiance. External factors such as air pollution and UV rays can damage your skin’s moisture barrier. This can increase the likelihood of moisture loss resulting in your skin to become drier and appear dull. Help skin appear more radiant, softer and suppler by using this water-based moisturizer day and night after cleansing. Plumped with hydration, your once dry or dull skin can feel smooth and look fresh and beautiful, glowing with its natural beauty.
Our Best Water-Based Moisturizer for Extra Dry Skin Types
The smart combination of aloe vera water and hyaluronic acid can be very comforting to extra dry skin, especially when formulated in a balm texture, like the L’Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care for Extra Dry Skin is. This formula can help provide long-lasting, continuous hydration, which is perfect for those who experience very dry skin that may have trouble holding onto added moisture for long periods of time. Extra dry skin has a fragile moisture skin barrier and can be easily damaged by external factors. It can consequently lose its ability to retain moisture, becoming dehydrated and feeling tight and uncomfortable. Envelop your extra dry skin with water-based moisture for added comfort and nourishment throughout the day and night. When your skin’s moisture barrier is improved, it can feel soft and appear plumped with rich hydration.
Our Best Water-Based Moisturizer for Normal/Oily Skin Types
Excessive cleansing and external factors can damage oily skin’s moisture barrier too, just like with normal or dry skin types, causing an overall loss of moisture and an unwelcomed increase in oil production. As a result, your complexion can become unbalanced and overly shiny. The L’Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care for Normal/Oily Skin is an air-light, water-based moisturizer that can help provide a mattifying action and remove excess oil for a fresh feel and look, while maintaining your skin’s moisture levels. Excess shine can be reduced resulting in soft, supple, and smooth surface skin.
Lightweight, water-based skin care products can provide an instant look and feel of freshness. For hydrated skin every day, give your skin a #SkinDrink, so that it is balanced, moisturized and beautiful—no matter your skin type. For more moisturizing tips, here’s Your Ultimate Guide to Skin Hydration.