Get Soft, Cloud-Like Skin With These Moisturizing ProductsAugust 17, 2022
Soft, touchable skin is in reach — as long as you keep your skin well-hydrated. A new crop of serums and moisturizers are designed to give you skin as soft as clouds, whether you have dry skin that soaks up rich creams or an oily complexion that’s more suited to light, gel-based formulas. Keep reading to find some of our editors’ favorite cloud creams and moisturizers.
Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Omega Rich Cloud Cream
This deeply hydrating moisturizer is bolstered by antioxidants, omegas and fatty acids that work to plump up your skin while you sleep. The whipped, lightweight texture and calming lavender scent are a bonus to the radiance this cream provides.
Youth to the People Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream
If you love a lightweight moisturizer, this pick is for you. It’s designed with all skin types in mind, but the fast-absorbing formula makes it especially ideal for oily and combination skin types. It’s powered by a blend of antioxidant-rich kale, green tea and hydrating hyaluronic acid.
NYX Professional Makeup The Marshmallow Smoothing Primer
For a baby-soft base under makeup, reach for this drugstore primer. It contains soothing marshmallow root extract and provides ten impressive benefits, including minimizing the look of texture, blurring pores and hydrating. Plus, it extends the wear of your makeup for up to 16 hours.
EADEM Cloud Cushion & Fufu Spoon Airy Brightening Moisturizer
This plush, pillowy cream is intended to soothe, hydrate and help improve your skin’s natural barrier. According to the brand, it also helps target dark spots. It’s rich with peptides, ceramides and snow mushroom, and each order comes with a small spoon for hygienic application.
Herbivore Cloud Jelly Plumping Hydration Serum
This non-sticky hydrating serum is formulated with tremella mushroom and leaves skin velvety soft. According to the brand, it helps plump up the appearance of all skin types, including dry and dull complexions.
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Liquid Gel Cloud Serum
Infused with a 75% hyaluronic acid complex, silk proteins and sodium PCA, the brand claims this serum visibly plumps and moisturizes skin while leaving behind a soft matte finish. It’s a great addition to your morning skincare routine, followed by moisturizer and sunscreen.
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