(SPOT.ph) Hate having dull and dry skin? Well, if you think about it, it has its perks—you’re less prone to acne and makeup doesn’t slide around your face! On the downside, you tend to get dry patches and itchy spots which result in rough skin texture. The key is to keep your skin hydrated, so it gets the moisture it needs to stay soft and supple! Below, we round up 10 skincare products that promise to work wonders on your parched skin.
Water Sleeping Mask (P1,409) from Laneige
Laneige may have pulled out of the local market, but it’s a good thing we can still get our hands on their best-selling Water Sleeping Mask from reliable K-Beauty online shops! This cult-favorite blue tub contains a light mask that provides intensive hydration. Its gel formula doesn’t clog pores, plus it features a unique MoistureWrap™ technology, which helps lock in moisture so you can wake up to healthy and glowing skin.
Facial Spray With Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater (P573) from Mario Badescu
If you need to perk yourself up, this facial spray can do just that—and then some. Just a few spritzes can give your dry and tight skin a sense of relief, thanks to gentle yet nourishing ingredients. The best part is that it won’t ruin your makeup look, so you can keep spraying all you want! The lovely rose scent is quite relaxing, too.
Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 (P660) from The Ordinary
In case you didn’t know, hyaluronic acid is a dry-skin skincare superstar. It has the capacity to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water, giving your skin a boost of hydration from underneath your skin. The serum is also formulated with vitamin B5, which smoothens skin’s texture.
Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator (P2,650) from Clinique
This rich, cream-gel formula is great for thirsty skin. It promises to provide the moisture your skin needs to stay plump for 24 hours. Plus, it fortifies and repairs skin’s moisture barrier with regular use, so you can be one step closer to soft and supple skin.
Ultra Facial Cleanser (P1,185) from Kiehl’s
It can be tricky to find a facial cleanser that lifts dirt and debris without stripping your skin of its moisture. This one is formulated to gently dissolve all the grime and excess oil while maintaining your skin’s natural balance. Packed with squalane, apricot kernel oil, avocado oil, and vitamin E, this cleanser doesn’t only rid your skin of impurities—it helps it stay moisturized, too!
Moisturizing Moon Mask (P1,450) from Glossier
Say hello to your (dry) skin’s new best friend. This moisturizing face mask is formulated with ingredients like sweet almond oil, plant-based squalane, and hyaluronic acid—which all work together to hydrate skin from beneath the surface. It’s also packed with licorice root and lemon fruit extract, giving you a brighter complexion! To use, apply a generous layer and spread evenly on skin and for about 20 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water. Follow it up with your go-to moisturizer to let your skin drink up all that moisture.
N.M.F Aquaring Moisturising Ampoule Mask (P149) from Mediheal
Great for those who have eczema to go with their parched skin, this sheet mask is packed with hydrating ceramides (an ingredient that helps hold moisture) and hyaluronic acid, which work together to soothe skin irritations and balance its moisture level. Keep it on for 20 minutes and say hello to a glowing complexion!
Egyptian Magic Cream (P1,407) from Egyptian Magic
Name all your dry-skin problems, this tub can probably solve it. Whether it’s chapped lips, flaky skin, eczema, or cracked heels, this “magic cream” really does wonders for your skin—it’s got a cult following for a reason. Its cream formula is packed with antioxidants that promote collagen production, which helps heal damaged skin. You can use it as a face cream, eye cream, hair mask, cuticle conditioner, wound treatment, diaper rash cream, and more.
Black Sugar Mask Wash Off Exfoliator (P645) from Skinfood
This popular exfoliating mask contains unrefined Brazilian black sugar which is rich in vitamins and minerals. It nourishes skin while giving it a smooth texture and keeping it soft and supple. Unlike other harsh face scrubs, this exfoliator gently sloughs off dead skin, oil, and dirt while moisturizing skin and leaves a delicate, sweet scent. After cleansing, gently massage product onto damp face, leave on for 10 to 15 minutes, and rinse with warm water.
Ceramidin Cream (P779) from Dr. Jart+
Looking for a powerful moisturizer that can help combat dry skin? This cream is formulated with ceramides which strengthen skin’s moisture barrier, keeping it hydrated for up to 26 hours. Plus, it relieves irritation caused by environmental stress by locking in moisture, so you can have smooth and healthy skin no matter where you are.