Winter Moisturizers for Every Budget
Looking for a luxe skin treat? This replenishing day cream by Lancôme will set you back a pretty penny—a suggested retail price of $198, to be exact—but is well worth the splurge. The day cream can be worn alone or under makeup without fear of a sticky, slimy residue being left behind. Plus, it’s formulated with broad-spectrum SPF 15 to help protect skin against harmful UV rays. Two (very) big thumbs up.
Got $60? That’s the suggested retail price of this nourishing moisturizer for normal, dry, or sensitive skin. The formula—with an exclusive combination of lipids and marine extracts—hydrates and nourishes the skin. It’s rich texture makes it perfect for use in high altitudes or the cold and dry climates that are typical during winter.
If your budget allows, scoop up a jar of this 24-hour, everyday hydrating formula—formulated with extracts of glacial glycoprotein and fountain plant—for $27.50 MSRP. Inspired by the brand’s beloved Ultra Facial Cream, this daily, light-textured moisturizer leaves skin feeling balanced—aka comfortable and hydrated—and helps protect against damaging UVA and UVB rays with broad-spectrum SPF 30.
At a little over $12 MSRP, this ultra-hydrating moisturizer is a budget-friendly drugstore option that all skin types can enjoy. The lightweight, oil-free formula—infused with glycerin and broad-spectrum SPF 15—helps keep skin hydrated throughout the day. In just one use, expect skin that feels fresh, softer, and smoother. In one week, notice skin that feels strengthened, looks healthier, and boasts an overall improved appearance. Can your current moisturizer do all that for under $13?