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Top 10 Rated Face Creams 2015

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Facial moisturizers should enhance an individuals skin type creating balance and proper hydration. From normal to oily there are some amazing formulas to choose from on this top 10 list! The selections for this category were chosen based on the following criteria:

1) Skin types
2) Price
3) Accessibility – some brands can be very exclusive and only sold to spas and doctors
4) Industry trends – cutting edge ingredients create consumer demand
5) Specific Ingredients – such as tints or an SPF
6) Formulas that are both scented and unscented
7) Formulas that vary from oil-free to ultra-moisturizing night creams
8) Best-sellers and award winners

Philosophy Hope in a Jar  9.5/10

$39.00 for 2oz jar
SPF 25
Mild exfoliant

Or should we say a cult favorite in a jar? This well rounded moisturizer protects the skin from the sun and pollution with its antioxidant and SPF formulation. It also provides a mild exfoliation which keeps the skin looking fresh and blemish free. It’s available in a tinted version as well. Simple and effective! Cons – Not available in fragrance-free and some consumers did not care for the fragrance. It’s a little on the pricey side.

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Algenist Firming & Lifting Cream  9.5/10

$91.00 for 2oz
No SPF or exfoliant
Good for anti-aging

Designed by a team of biotechnology scientists this moisturizer lifts, firms and tightens the skin. The amazing combination of alguronic acid and ProPeptide 3 boost the skins production of elastin, collagen and proteoglycans for serious anti-aging.

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Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer  9/10

$43.00 for 1 oz
Tinted for color
SPF 20
No exfoliant

An award winning formula that offers skin quenching hydration, protection from the sun and a wide range of tints to choose from that leave the skin looking flawless! What’s not to love? A go to product for the girl looking to save some time.

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Boscia B.B. Cream  9/10

$38.00 for 1.75oz
SPF 27
Oil-free

What’s so great about BB cream? This oil-free product is a serious time saver! Ultimately it’s four steps in one. It’s an anti-aging serum, moisturizer, foundation, and an SPF in one tube. Made wildly popular by actresses in Korea this blemish balm or beauty balm as we call it here in the west are certainly getting some well deserved attention.

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Olay Micro-sculpting Cream  8.5/10

$29.99 for 1.7oz
No SPF
Budget alternative

Olay, a pioneer in the skin care market swears this product can achieve the same results as some very expensive brands and offers the before and after pictures to prove it. Available in both a scented an unscented version , this best-selling moisturizer is suitable for all skin types. It firms the skin and hydrates with it’s amino-peptide complex and marine proteins.

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Eminence Whip Moisturizer  8.5/10

$56.50 for 2oz
Organic moisturizer
Full of antioxidants and nutirents

Looking for an organic option? This one is tough to beat! Stone crop, a succulent plant similar to aloe helps the skin to retain its moisture without being heavy or greasy making it suitable for all skin types. It is known for it’s lightening properties making it ideal for uneven skin tones. Packed full of antioxidants Eminence’s Biocomplex contains vitamin A, Ester-C, vitamin E, Coenzyme Q10 and Alpha Lipoic Acid. Did I mention that this product smells divine…?

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Korres Pomegranate Balancing Cream  8/10

$33.99 for 1.25oz
No SPF
Contains exfoliant

Packed full of antioxidants this product is designed to even out skin tone, minimize pores, fade hyper-pigmentation and leave oily and combination skin with a mattifying finish. Hyaluronic acid allows this light-weight moisturizer to hydrate the skin without being heavy. Salicylic acid helps to control acne, reduce oil and exfoliate the skin keeping it fresh and new.

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ROC Retinol Correxion  8/10

$19.99 for 1oz
Night cream only
Tough anti-aging cream

Recommended by dermatologists for anti-aging and acne, this formula brightens and smooths the skin. Retinol stimulates new cell growth and collagen production firming the skin and reducing fine lines. This oil-free hypoallergenic formula is particularly helpful for people that are reactive to a lot of skin products.

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle  7.5/10

$12.99 for 1.4oz
SPF 15
Oil-free with lots of vitamins

There’s a lot more to love about this product besides the price! This oil-free moisturizer contains Retinol (the purest form of Vitamin A) Pro-Vitamin B5, Vitamin E and SPF 15 to help combat anti-aging and wrinkles. It’s a light-weight, easily absorbed formula that is suitable for any skin type.

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dermalogica Ultracalming Barrier  7.5/10

$23.70 for 1oz
Very good for sensitive skin
No SPF or exfoliant

Rosacea and sensitive skin alert! This product can really help calm down inflammation and redness. This waterless moisturizer protects the skin with it’s anti-ozonate which includes evening primrose oil and emollient silicones. Leaves skin feeling silky smooth and protected.

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Lane Reid After graduating from the International School of Skin and Nails esthetics program in Atlanta, Lane Reid has diversified herself in the beauty industry over the last 12 years. She is originally from Canada and has been living in Atlanta… See more about Lane

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