SOAK IT UP: THE BEST DAY CREAMS FOR ALL SKIN TYPES


WORDS CHARLOTTE-ROSIE CREIGHTON






Moisturisers are the base of any great skincare routine; a hero product that can be often overlooked in favour of serums, lotions or AHAs; moisturiser is fundamental for good skin health and helps to maintain the skin’s barrier function. Whatever your skin type or skin tone a moisturiser should protect your skin all day leaving you feeling plumped, supple and hydrated. Providing you choose the right one, a moisturiser can be a total skin game changer.



We’ve taken it back to basics and compiled a list of our ultimate day creams to brighten, balance and soothe your skin just in time for summer, which is officially here (we think?!).


PLANT DPT.

CITY HYDRATION DAY CREAM


Perfect for sensitive or problematic skinned city dwellers concerned with early signs of ageing helps to hold onto skin firmness and elasticity. A medium-weighted gorgeous formula, PLANT DPT will keep skin protected from the stress of daily life and help to slightly even out skin tone.


Suitable for vegans.

Available to buy from www.plantdpt.com/products/day-cream

RRP £39 (£25.35 on sale)




MAVALA SKIN VITALITY

HEALTHY GLOW DAY CREAM



Mavala brings us a lighter weighted formula suitable for those with combination to normal skin types for people looking for a lasting dewy glow; can be applied alone or on top of a serum. Think Mac Strobe Cream with more moisture, an amazing product for those looking to condense their product usage and ditch their primer.


Available to buy from www.beyondbeautiful.com/mavala-skin-vitality-vitalizing-healthy-glow-day-cream-45ml/

RRP £30 (£24 ON SALE)




CARBON THEORY

FACIAL MOSITURISER


Everyone’s purse-friendly anti-break out brand, Carbon Theory, has got quite the cult following and we can see why. This vitamin E & Tea Tree infused moisturiser is a real hero product for oily or acne-prone skin.


Available to buy from www.carbontheory.com/products/facial-moisturiser

RRP £13.00




BOLT BEAUTY

MAD ABOUT MOISTURE


The super hydrating pea-sized biodegradable moisturiser drops by Bolt Beauty are a space-saving saviour, leaving your skin feeling silky smooth; perfect for those overnight bags (you know the ones we mean!), festivals and flights.


Suitable for vegans.


Available to buy from www.bolt-beauty.com/products/mad-about-moisture

RRP £30 for100 biodegradable drops



WELDA SKIN FOOD LIGHT

Weleda brings immediate comfort to dry, dehydrated skin or eczema-prone skin. The lightweight and fast-absorbing lotion is a favourite of make-up artists worldwide and is always present backstage at London Fashion Week. A real skin protector for those on the go.


Suitable for vegetarians.


Available to buy from www.weleda.co.uk/skin-food-light-30ml-106058

RRP £8.25 (30mls)




DR HAUSCHKA

REVITALISING DAY LOTION


This day lotion by Dr.Hauschka is gorgeous on any skin tone and the super lightweight formula instantly breathes life into sallow, pallid or dry skin giving a much-needed glow. An activating moisturiser that beautifully balances the oil and moisture content of the skin.


Suitable for vegans.


Avaliable to buy from www.drhauschka.co.uk/day-creams/daylotions/revitalising-day-lotion/

RRP £25



*ALL products are cruelty-free.