Often, dryness is the result of an impaired skin barrier and a deficiency of ceramides and fatty acids on the top layer of the skin. Side effects include redness, irritation and flakiness, not to mention pronounced fine lines and wrinkles. So, to promote skin’s health and youthful glow, look for ingredients like hyaluronic acid and glycerin to fight back against dryness and dullness.
From drugstore classics to top-shelf splurges, we searched high and low for the best moisturizers for dry skin. Shop some of our top picks, below.