gentle moisturizers

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A gentle moisturizer is a must-have for anyone with dry skin. Whether you're looking to soothe a sunburn, protect against winter chapping, or prevent stretch marks, a gentle moisturizer can help you achieve soft, youthful-looking skin.

bareMineralsCOMPLEXION RESCUE® Tinted Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid and Mineral SPF 30

Size: 1.18 oz·ITEM: 1687953

Color: Chestnut 09 - for dark neutral skin with peach undertones

4.1K Reviews


I love this tinted moisturizer on my sensitive skin. It's buildable and gentle on my skin without looking cakey and made up. ...Beats LM tinted moisturizer...Great tinted gentle TM

What it is: A clean, multitasking tinted moisturizer that combines hydrating skincare benefits with naturally radiant, sheer-to-light coverage and SPF 30.

Coverage: Light



SPF: 30 and under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps replenish and boost skin’s moisture.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Quenches dry skin with all-day hydration that feels light and refreshing.
- Mineral-Based Sunscreen: Protects from damaging UVA and UVB rays.


However, he explained it to me as a moisturizer, which it isn’t— it’s a serum with moisturizing properties but for a person with any dryness it will not suffice as the only moisturizer in your routine. ...I use the Sorbet Water Essence after toner and prior to serum, face oil and moisturizer. This product has made a big difference in the moisture of my skin.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A three-in-one hydrating serum for moisturizing, refining, and toning in a single step.

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

If you want to know more…
This multi-benefit serum enriched with natural ingredients—including mallow flower and haberlea leaf—offers three actions in one single step. The ultra-concentrated moisturizing of a serum, the brightening radiance boost of a gentle peel, and the instant toning effect of a lotion. Its translucent blue, hydrating liquid texture gives the skin an instant splash of freshness.


Super gentle retinol....Love this product. Most gentle & effective retinol product on the market. ...Gentle retinol formula...I have been using d advanced retinol nightly renewal moisturizer for a couple of weeks. The Moisturizer is formulated with retinol, retina and NIA- 114 technology to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, reduce the appearance of enlarged pores and texture to leave your skin looking luminous and radiant.

What it is: A powerful yet gentle nightly moisturizer that addresses multiple visible signs of aging without irritation.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- NIA-114™ (Patented form of Niacin): Enhances the efficacy of retinol while limiting common sensitivity.
- Retinol and Retinal: Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven tone, and texture.
- Beta Glucan and Ginger Root Extract: Soothe dry skin and reduce the appearance of redness.


Intensely hydrating. Without the moisturizer on top of it, the feeling of Hydration given by this product still lasted for hours when I walked in the cold, drying wind. ...After a few days of putting it on along with my moisturizer i’ve noticed my skin isn’t as dry and it’s very radiant.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A floral toning lotion infused with a prebiotic that helps simultaneously hydrate and rebalance the skin.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
This fresh toning lotion is infused with mineral powders, offering a wave of freshness. Enriched with prebiotics, this toning lotion helps hydrate and rebalance the skin while minimizing the appearance of minor imperfections, such as pores and shine.

The skin is left moisturized, soft, and naturally beautiful, day after day.

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

Mario BadescuButtermilk Moisturizer

ITEM: 2184976

Size: 2 oz/ 59 mL

36 Reviews


A little goes a long way. Light scent and gentle. I absolutely love this moisturizer and it's now my go to....Great moisturizer! Super hydrating and gentle! It smells good too, like lemons.

What it is: A daily moisturizer that rejuvenates and replenishes dehydrated skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lactic Acid: Exfoliates and rejuvenates.
- Vitamin E: Softens skin and defends against skin-aging free radicals.
- Chamomile Extract: Calms.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Lactic acid, allantoin, and chamomile combine in a lightweight formula that softens and smooths skin.


It feels gentle on the skin and absorbs easily. This was gifted by matter of fact....I decided to give this ago and it is so gentle and great for moisturizing. Thank you for gifted by matteroffact

What it is: A lightweight moisturizer that melts into skin and provides intense and long-lasting moisture and hydration without a heavy feel.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 5% Pro-Vitamin B5: Also known as panthenol, shown to provide gentle yet intense hydration to parched skin.
- Liquid Crystal Lipids: Skin-mimicking lipids thoroughly moisturize, condition, and support skin barrier.
- Centella Asiatica: Provides potent antioxidant defense while visibly soothing and calming skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, m


Nice, Gentle product

What it is: A full-body pH perfect cleansing spray for all skin, even intimate areas—perfect for dry, irritated or hormonally changing skin.

Fragrance Description: Blended with gentle notes of fresh cotton.  

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Prebiotic Lactic Acid and Inulin: Protect and rebalance the skin microbiome.

- Vitamins C, E, and F: Nurture, soften, and support the skin barrier and skin regeneration.

- Omega 3 and 6: Maintain the skin’s water barrier, protecting against dryness.


Nice and gentle...great moisturizer! such a nice consistency but I will say it’s pretty thin and lightweight. it’s great under makeup and so far hasn’t pilled. ...Amazing moisturizer. I have sensitive skin and would break out when a product irritates it and this moisturizer my skin loves!

What it is: A fragrance-free moisturizer with moisture-retentive polysaccharides and hyaluronic acid that cocoons, fortifies, and defends reactive, stressed skin.

Skin Type: Dry

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-algae Peptides: Help shield against sensitizers and protect sensitive skin from overreacting.
- Mondo Root: Helps support the microbiome and the skin’s natural immune defenses.
- Rose of Jericho: Supports moisture levels and nourishes the skin barrier.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


Gentle, hydrating, no extra fragrances...The Outset Nourishing Squalane Daily Moisturizer is a very good product, Such a beautiful daily moisturizer that provides a healthy look,Hydrate my skin and gives plumping look effect.So happy with this formula it’s so gentle, Gifted by the Outset!!!

What it is: A daily moisturizer that hydrates for up to 24 hours while soothing and protecting skin from pollution and free radicals.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluroset™ Complex: Serves as a botanical alternative to hyaluronic acid, nourishing, visibly plumping, and smoothing skin.
- Squalane: Prevents moisture loss and supports skin's protective barrier.
- Edelweiss Extract: Provides twice the antioxidant power of vitamin C, visibly brightening skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


This moisturizer is so gentle enough for sensitive skin and I love that it's gentle enough to use twice a day, both morning and night. ...The Plant Stem Cell Retinol Alternative Moisturizer is a great moisturizer to introduce rentinol into your skincare routine.

What it is: A retinol-alternative, ultra-nourishing cream that targets current and future visible signs of aging, boosted with a peptide and ceramide blend for firmer-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Retinol Alternative Blend with Bakuchiol and Alfalfa Extract: Visibly smooths the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven texture.
- Teff Peptide and Ceramide NP Blend: Visibly tightens, plumps, thoroughly hydrates, and boosts the skin's natural barrier.
- Açai Stem Cell Extract: Defends skin from environmental stress and future si

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