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Browse the top-ranked list of Gentle Moisturizers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Size 6 oz/ 180 mL · ITEM 1324631
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$34.00

My skin loves it...Has a nice scent...great for gentle makeup removal!...Overall speaking, I'd say this is a decent product, you don't need a lot, one pump is sufficient, price point is reasonable, the only drawback I can think of is the thick consistency, other than that, it doesn't left my face dry, and it doesn't sting my eyes, which is very important for me since I want to take my all make up off at once
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A nutrient-rich, all-natural cleanser with nourishing argan oil to melt away makeup and deeply hydrate skin.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Pores
- Acne and blemishes

If you want to know more…
This effective, nourishing cleansing oil blend transforms into a luscious milk that dissolves makeup and impurities while restoring skin’s natural moisture and pH balance. Sunflower, safflower, and grape seed oils cleanse the skin's surface without stripping it of essential moisture, leaving skin replenished, clarified, and refreshed. Ideal for all skin types, the gentle yet powerful cleansing actives leaves skin feeling moisturized—never tight or dry.

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and formulated without GMO, formaldehyde, and synthetic fragrance.

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Size 6 oz/ 170 g · ITEM 1217744
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$34.00

It is gentle but effective....He was right, this lotion is very moisturizing, it lacks the anti aging properties that I look for on a label (this is why it lost a star), but moisturizing the skin is the first and most important thing I look for in a night cream so I am happy with this product
What it is: A fast-absorbing, rich moisturizer that provides instant and long-term hydration for dry, distressed skin and eczema.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Redness

Formulation: Rich Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Colloidal Oatmeal (OTC): FDA-designated skin protectant that relieves itching and minor irritation caused by eczema, rashes, and other skin conditions.
- Shea Butter: Moisturizes and protects the skin barrier with vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids.
- Allantoin: Calms and soothes skin.

Ingredient Callouts:This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Award-winning Ultra Repair Cream is instantly absorbed for immediate relief for parched skin. Suitable for all skin types, even sensitive, and the whole family. Formulated with colloidal oatmeal, this soothing moisturizer leaves your skin feeling smooth, hydrated, and comfortable after just a single use.

Clinical Results: In an independent clinical study:
- 169% immediate improvement in skin hydration

In a consumer perception study:
- 100% reported a lasting improvement in skin dryness
- 100% reported the product helped soothe, moisturize, and condition skin

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When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 2 oz/ 60 mL · ITEM 351841
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$39.00

Gently exfoliates, revealing smoother, healthier looking skin....this moisturizer is a good one, but honestly that smell of it is very very gross, I cant even stand it, the formula is good but I really wish it did have that strong smell its very gross, I will not be buying this again because of the smell
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A high-performance moisturizer that dramatically improves skin radiance and gently exfoliates for smooth, healthy-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
Hope in A Jar is formulated with lactic acid—a gentle alpha hydroxy acid that helps remove surface dead skin cells—and beta-glucan to promote overall skin health by helping to strengthen skin’s natural rejuvenation potential. It dramatically improves skin radiance and gently exfoliates, revealing smoother, healthier-looking skin.

What else you need to know:
This product’s lightweight, unique soufflé texture easily absorbs into skin.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1910546
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$40.00

It's so gentle and my skin loves it....I first got this product in one of their kits, it was the mini version of this one, I tried 3 different moisturizers by ole and I absolutely fell in love with this one, I completely used up the mini version of this and then I bought the full sized
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An oil-free moisturizer, rich in antioxidants, to weightlessly hydrate, even tone, and smooth skin texture for a healthy-looking complexion.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dark spots and uneven skin tone
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Transform the way you think about your moisturizer. Sheer Transformation Perfecting Moisturizer delivers weightless hydration and luminous perfection. With its whipped, silky texture, this bestselling oil-free moisturizer imparts essential moisture to the skin, even as it delivers radiance and improves the appearance of dark spots and discoloration. It is formulated with multi-fruit acids, plus licorice and pea extracts to help gently refine uneven skin tone and texture. This silky, multitasking moisturizer is also the perfect prep step for makeup because it smooths and brightens for flawless foundation application.

What else you need to know:
Ole originally created Sheer Transformation to be used with Truth Serum® and Invigorating Night Transformation™ Gel in the 3 Little Wonders™ set, but it quickly became a favorite for its versatility—it’s for all ages, all skin types, it can be used day and night, and with any product, to leave the complexion soft and radiant with a healthy, nourished Ole Glow™. This product is vegan.

Research results:
In a consumer study on 35 women, after 12 weeks:
- 97% of users agree this product moisturizes skin
- 97% of users agree this product absorbs quickly and effortlessly
- 94% of users agree this product nourishes skin
- 91% of users agree this product softens skin
- 91% of users agree this product feels ultralight & weightless on skin



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When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1121797
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$49.00

This is my favorite for especially delicate skin....I bought this product first because I heard it was good for hair nails and skin especially for the face which is what I was looking for this was the first time I jumped at a product because I knew my face is dry but was wary about how oily it would leave my face since I know oil breaks me out but surprisingly it didn't it left my face dewy and it was really nice in the winter in the summer was a little more dewy but worked very very well for me
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A clinically proven 100 percent organic, do-it-all essential that naturally moisturizes and smooths fine lines and wrinkles to preserves skin's youthful radiance.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loss of firmness and elasticity

If you want to know more…
Renowned for its youth-preserving benefits and powerful simplicity, Josie's bestselling 100% Pure Argan Oil is nature's anti-aging, skin-smoothing superfood for the skin. Like a nourishing shield that protects skin from skin-aging free radicals and environmental damage, this 100 percent organic liquid gold oil is clinically proven to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin smoothness and hydration. It absorbs easily into skin and is full of essential fatty acids, vitamin E, and antioxidants for unrivaled nourishing and healing benefits to create a balanced, youthful-looking complexion that glows with health. Especially great for sensitive and dry skin, this do-it-all essential can be used skin, hair, nails, and body to keep you looking and feeling beautiful from head-to-toe.

What else you need to know:
Josie's 100 percent organic Argan Oil is first cold-pressed and never heated to ensure the most powerful, highest-grade oil. It is 100 percent pure, 100 percent eco-certified organic, and free of any synthetics, fillers, or fragrance. Housed in a recyclable glass bottle and purchased from women's cooperatives in Morocco to support their social and economic welfare. These cooperatives work within a protected UNESCO biosphere reserve that ensures the protection and reforestation of Argan trees.

The amber glass is not just for looks! Unlike clear glass, amber glass filters out damaging blue and ultra-violet light that can break down the products beneficial compounds and nutrients, ultimately reducing it's effectiveness and potency.

This product is vegan, cruelty-free, dermatologist tested, clinically tested, and formulated without GMOs, fragrance, and formaldehyde.

Research results:
In just 4 weeks, 100% Pure Argan Oil is clinically proven to:
- Visibly improve the appearance of fine lines and coarse wrinkles
- Significantly improve skin smoothness and hydration

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2138378
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$58.00

My skin loves it...I love this serum...Gentle, Clean and Great results...I don't normally write a review but this stuff is amazing I have literally had bumps on my chin for years wishing they would go away tried everything I have been using this for 3 days and my skin is so smooth
What it is: A three-in-one night serum that resurfaces, hydrates, and clarifies dull skin while you sleep, formulated with a 14 percent AHA/BHA/gentle flower acid blend.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- AHA/BHA/Flower Acid Blend 14%: Exfoliates dead skin cells, targets hyperpigmentation, and helps reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles, helps reduce the appearance of pores, and moisturizes.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and plumps the look of skin by drawing water to the skin, helping to prevent moisture loss.
- Proprietary Honey Blend: Known for its soothing and humectant properties, this special honey provides skin-loving moisture plus antioxidants.

What Else You Need to Know: This treatment resurfaces dull skin to reveal a healthy-looking complexion while also reducing the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles. Its unique blend of 14 percent natural acids is 10 percent AHA, one percent BHA, and three percent gentle flower acids from hibiscus flowers is infused with honey and hyaluronic acid for hydration.

Clinical Results: Based on a 6-week consumer panel test of women ages 25 to 60 with a variety of skin types, including sensitive skin, after 1 use:
- 92% of users felt skin was hydrated, soft, and supple
- 90% of users felt skin was smooth and retexturized

In just 6 weeks:
- 100% of users felt skin was soft and supple
- 97% of users felt skin was smooth and retexturized
- 92% of users felt skin was renewed and hydrated, not dry or over-stripped

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1583426
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$29.00

best of the best...You will love it...Effective & Gentle...I love that once you add water to emulsify it turns into a milky texture and it rinses off so clean and hydrating it honestly feels like your face is already clean with that alone however I go in with a Japanese foaming cleanser after and find that my skin is left so hydrated and super calm almost glowing which does not happen in the hot humid state I live in
What it is:
A cleansing oil to immediately dissolve tenacious face makeup, oil, and impurities.

What it is formulated to do:
This powerful oil dissolves all traces of makeup and impurities. Recommended for all skin types, it easily glides on and rinses off cleanly with water, leaving no residue behind.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product has been ophthalmologist tested.
Size 1.18 oz/ 35 mL · ITEM 1681881
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$105.00

Love in a bottle...I like the smell...The most gentle retinol ever!...I decided to ask for a sample in store before I took the plunge and purchased the full-size product and I'm glad I did... Unlike most people I really don't mind the colour or the smell at all, but this product caused me to have a few minor break outs and I didn't notice any benefits after 3 weeks of use
What it is: A next-generation retinol oil that boosts the look and feel of skin plumpness, while improving the appearance of wrinkles, redness, and pores for visibly younger-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Spots, and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Trans-Retinol Ester: Supports healthy skin with the power of retinoids, but without the irritation of traditional retinol; helps fight the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, promote skin elasticity, and stimulate surface exfoliation for clearer, smoother looking skin.
- Blue Tansy and German Chamomile: Deep blue-green oils, rich in potent azulene; wonderful for soothing the look of surface redness.
- Chia Seed Oil: The richest botanical source of omega 3; powerful source of ALA, which helps minimize the appearance of lines.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free with recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Luna works throughout the night to deliver visibly youthful, luminous, even-toned skin by morning. Trans-Retinol ester reduces the appearance of pores and wrinkles, while visibly improving the signs of premature aging: fine lines, uneven texture, age spots, dryness, and dullness. It's balanced with blue tansy and German chamomile, which helps to soothe the appearance of with surface redness for a calm, even-toned complexion—without the irritation of traditional retinol.

Clinical Results: Proven via in-vivo testing (silicone replicas) and expert visual grading; Luna Sleeping Night Oil is clinically proven to improve skin radiance, fine lines, and smoothness in 4 weeks. After an independent consumer testing panel used Luna Sleeping Night Oil for 4 weeks:
- 100% felt the product absorbed well into the skin
- 96% of women felt their skin looked brighter and more radiant
- 96% of women felt their skin looked healthier and revitalized
- 92% of women felt their skin tone looked more even, calmer, smoother
- 92% would recommend Luna to a family member or friend
- 88% felt their pores looked smaller
- 85% felt their fine lines and wrinkles around the forehead were visibly improved
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1932920
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$68.00

This product goes on really light and gentle!...I'd say that I really like it, I can't say I LOVeIt, just cause I was hoping I'dn't get oily throughout the day, and while I'm not very oily, I feel like I just expected slightly more, but aside from that, I love how light it's and how absorbing it's
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An oil-free, anti-aging water cream that releases a burst of skin-improving Japanese nutrients, powerful botanicals, and optimal hydration for poreless-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
The Water Cream provides nutrient-rich, balanced hydration with the unique water-burst that breaks upon application to deliver nourishment without leaving skin sticky or greasy. It clarifies and refines skin with pure, powerful Japanese botanicals: Japanese wild rose visibly tightens pores and smooths skin texture; Japanese leopard lily helps control excess oil and purify skin by supporting natural skin turnover; and hadasei-3—an anti-aging trinity of green tea, rice, and algae—restores healthy-looking radiance. The formula imparts a subtle, shine-free glow with a touch of 23-karat gold.

What else you need to know:
Beauty icons for over 300 years, geisha adopted Japanese wild rose to create a refined, poreless-looking canvas underneath their makeup. The Water Cream has harnessed this potent botanical to honor the original makeup lover. This pure formula is noncomedogenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, dermatologist tested, and cruelty-free. It is formulated without mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, sulfate detergents, urea, DEA, or TEA.

Beauty that gives back: every Tatcha purchase you make supports girls’ education around the world. Tatcha is proud to partner with Room to Read to transform girls’ futures.—Victoria Tsai, Founder

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Size 1.68 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1686427
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$38.00

Gentle but effective hydration!...This lotion is so moisturizing and I have sensitive skin and it breaks out easily when I use a lot of face moisturizers, but this has not broke my face out at all and I can see a difference in the hydration of my skin and makes it glow, I recommend this to anyone who has super dry skin, I have combination skin and it is perfect for my skin type
What it is: A lightweight gel-cream that provides a burst of hydration for a healthy glow and acts as a cooling and refreshing "drink of water" for dull, dry skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla Vulgaris): Known for its skin-nurturing properties.
- Ceramide 3: Helps skin retain water.
- Glycerin: Helps maintain skin's moisture levels.

Ingredient Callouts: This product comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This cult-favorite gel-cream is designed to ‘burst’ when applied, releasing explosive hydration. The lightweight, hydrating formula absorbs quickly so combination and oily skin types can hydrate for smoother-looking skin without heaviness and greasiness.

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1.3 oz / 40 mL · ITEM 1424266
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$39.00

Light weight, gentle, and effective....I got this as a sample and I love their Devine oil and beauty elixir so I wanted to give it a try I do have oily skin so I do like to set it with a powder if that's all I am wearing or wearing overnight it worked wonders as far as an everyday moisturizer I do prefer the Glossier moisturizer much better
What it is: A Caudalie bestseller, this lightweight gel-cream is packed with grape water and antioxidants to soothe and hydrate skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Organic Grape Water: Moisturizes skin.
- Grape Seed Polyphenols: Antioxidant properties fight wrinkle-causing free radicals like pollution, stress, and sun damage.
- Chamomile: Calms and soothes skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: A cool drink for thirsty skin, this lightweight gel-cream uses hydrating organic grape water, calming chamomile, and antioxidant-rich grape seed polyphenols to hydrate and soothe even the most sensitive skin. This ultra-soothing formula calms irritation and reduces redness to hydrate skin.

Clinical Results: In a clinical trial, percent of satisfaction after 28 days for 22 volunteers:
- 77% reduced redness
- 90% soothed skin

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 6.8 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1161710
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$50.00

I am def in love...Easy to come off...Gentle but effective...I find this product is amazing at removing make up, even waterproof mascara, is very gentle on the skin, doesn't sting if you accidentally get it in your eyes, and leaves skin feeling clean but moisturized
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A cleansing oil for the face and eyes that lifts away impurities and makeup (even waterproof mascara) without stripping away skin's natural moisture.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This gentle cleanser for the face and eyes is a blend of botanical oils—including green tea seed, babassu palm, and coconut oil—that dissolves and lifts away impurities and makeup (even waterproof mascara) without stripping away skin’s natural moisture. Upon contact with water, the multitasking formula transforms into a silky, non-oily emulsion that also works to improve skin luminosity and moisture retention for a smooth, glowing complexion. It is further enriched with hydrating green tea leaf extract and a radiance-boosting blend of ginseng root and white birch extract.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
AmorePacific creates luxury, high performance skincare utilizing the power of Asian botanicals. Green tea is grown and harvested by the brand and utilized in its potent formulas, along with other rare ingredients like bamboo sap, pine mushroom, and red ginseng.
Size 1.69 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2025633
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$68.00

This line feels super gentle and clean....I first tried B Hydra and immediately fell in love, so I was like "okay now I need a good moisturizer" so I tried Lala (wasn't the biggest fan, I like lighter weight moisturizers but it was worth a try) and then, I tried this
What it is: A protein moisturizer that combines signal peptides, growth factors, amino acids, and pygmy waterlily to visibly improve skin‘s tone, texture, and firmness.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Signal Peptide Complex (Growth Factors): Nine signal peptides (made up of amino
acids, which form proteins in the skin) bind moisture to skin—visibly plumping, firming,
and restoring bounce.
- Pygmy Waterlily Stem Cell Extract: An excellent source of antioxidants and nutrients to replenish the skin; extremely moisturizing, soothing, and calming; and effective in supporting healthy-, youthful-looking skin.
- Soybean Folic Acid Ferment Extract: This B vitamin plays a central role in maintaining youthful-, elastic-looking skin. Skin is thirsty for folic acid, especially after exposure to sun.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Protini™ restores younger-, revived-looking skin. Lines, wrinkles, and sun damage appear reduced and skin feels strengthened and moisturized. Think of Protini™ like adding protein to your smoothie. Abundant with proteins and nutrients, it replenishes and restores skin to a visibly strong, healthy state. It has a pH of 4.0.

This cream is free of essential oils, silicones, and fragrance.

Drunk Elephant is committed to using only ingredients that either directly benefit the health of the skin or support the integrity of their formulations. The brand focuses on healthy pH levels, formulations the skin recognizes, small molecular structure that’s easily absorbed, and effective active ingredients that also support the skin’s acid mantle. All of their products are designed to be mixed together—what Drunk Elephant calls making a smoothie. (This is true for all of their products except their sunscreen, Umbra, which sits on top of the skin, protecting it from UV damage.) The result is skin that is reset to its happiest, healthiest state.
Drunk Elephant is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation) and is cruelty-free.

Award Wins:
CEW, 2019 Beauty Awards
Harper‘s BAZAAR, 2019 Anti-Aging Award
Byrdie Beauty, 2019 Skincare Award
Influenster, 2019 Best Indie Facial Moisturizer

Clinical Results: In an independent consumer-testing panel of 50 women ages 25 to 55:
- 100% agreed their skin felt replenished and nourished
- 97% agreed their skin felt moisturized
- 97% agreed their skin texture felt soft and smooth

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.