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4 Anti-Aging Moisturizers Dermatologists Swear By

July 17, 2019 by Emily Belfiore
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A moisturizer is essential in every skincare routine for its ability to strengthen the skin and provide lasting hydration. When formulated with the right ingredients for your skin type and concerns, a moisturizer can deliver nourishing vitamins, minerals, and more directly to the cells to ensure that your skin is healthy, clear, glowing, and firmer. Keep scrolling to find the best moisturizers dermatologists recommend for those struggling with dry skin, wrinkles, dark spots, and dullness:

Neutrogena Healthy Defense Daily Moisturizer with Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Sunscreen ($15.50)

This drugstore-favorite moisturizer provides all-day hydration and prevents environmental damage to skin with SPF 50. 

Why Derms Love It: 

"It provides protection and hydration in one, which is why I like it," Joshua Zeichner, the director of cosmetic and clinical Research at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, says

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Facial Moisturizer With Broad-Spectrum SPF 30 ($12.19) 

 

Aveeno's Positively Radiant Daily Facial Moisturizer evens skin tone and texture while revealing a natural radiating complexion. It's formulated with the brand's ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex and natural light diffusers, which work together to improve dullness, blotchiness, and brown spots. 

Why Derms Love It: 

"I was introduced to this product when I was a resident. I love that it not only protects from UV exposure, but it’s the one product that really brightens up the skin, thanks to its soy complex and light diffusers,” Dr. Zeichner explains. 

belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb ($38) 

This ultra-lightweight, oil-free gel-cream instantly cools and refreshes skin while providing intensive hydration for a smoother, more supple-looking complexion. The True Cream Aqua Bomb's formula contains a blend of apothecary herbs, including antioxidant-rich lady's mantle which helps neutralize skin-damaging free radicals, improves skin elasticity, and minimizes the appearances of pores. 

Why Derms Love It: 

"Moisturizing but not too greasy, this product is suitable for combination skin in particular. It is both paraben- and fragrance-free, and contains glycerin and macadamia seed oil, which help to provide hydration," notes Debra Jaliman, M.D., a dermatologist in the New York City area.

RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Anti-Aging Retinol Night Cream ($14.51)

This night cream is designed to fight fine lines and wrinkles while you sleep using retinol. 

Why Derms Love It:

“Retinol is perhaps the best-studied ingredient we have over the counter to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles,” Dr. Zeichner says, pointing out that those with mature skin can benefit from using products that contain with retinol because of its ability to strengthen and rebuild skin. 

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Associate Editor

Emily Belfiore is a former associate editor of SheFinds. She wrote beauty, weight loss, wellness and celebrity stories for the site. She is a pop culture enthusiast.

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