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Moisturizers prevent and treat dry skin, make the skin appear youthful, reduce signs of aging and blemishes, lessens inflammation in the skin, and shields it from external damaging agents. 

Moisturizers operate in one of two main methods: they trap moisture in your skin to prevent it from escaping, and they restore moisture in the external layer of skin that's previously been lost and prevent it from drying out again. 

Just like other skincare products, finding the moisturizer that’s suited for you will require a lot of trial and error. The good news at Eight Skincare we've tried and tested many moisturizers so, you don't have to. Below are articles to help you find your perfect moisturizer!

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Best Moisturizers for Aging Skin

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Skin brightening creams are created to treat hyperpigmentation by inhibiting melanin in your skin. Overproduction of melanin in your skin can cause uneven complexion. These creams can serve to fade hyperpigmentation...

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Best Night Cream for Wrinkles

As your skin has battled with thousands of impurities throughout the day, it is vital to restore your skin and let it unwind and rejuvenate overnight. Night-time is when your skin works the hardest;...

What Is The Best Moisturizer For Rosacea

Rosacea is a relatively common long-term skin disorder. Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that often starts at small red pimples or lumps that can be difficult to distinguish from acne. Still, the redness can continue to worsen, often leading to reddened...

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Best Vitamin C Cream

This powerhouse ingredient is well-known and loved because of its antioxidant qualities. Vitamin C aids in your skin's natural recovery process, helping your body repair damaged skin cells from environmental stressors' visible results, including free radical damage...

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The purpose of an under eye cream is to create a protective barrier over the delicate skin that keeps these ingredients in for as long as possible to do their job and to feed the skin with multiple botanicals and nutrients...

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Best Moisturizers for Acne Prone Skin

Acne often occurs with an increased hormonal activity or when hair follicles get blocked, usually, with oil, dead skin cells, or bacteria. These blockages lead to pimples, zits, whiteheads, and blackheads, and while acne is commonly found on the face, it can also affect the chest, back, and shoulders...

Best Night Cream for Aging Skin

Nighttime is when your skin repairs, recovers, and recharges. Your skin is busy fighting environmental stressors during the day, but the skin’s repairing process is more active at night. Night creams deeply hydrate the skin and regenerate surface cells throughout the night to visibly reduce signs of aging...

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Different types of moisturizers can be divided into three categories. Each works slightly differently, but most products combine all three: humectants, emollients, and occlusives.

Humectants work by penetrating the outer layer of the skin, drawing water to it, and lock that moisture in. Also prompt the generation of ceramides, our body's natural waxy molecules that perform an important part in the structure of the skin

Emollients restore moisture and keep skin smooth by filling in the spaces between skin cells which fall apart and break when the skin is dry and damaged. 

Occlusives form a barrier over the skin, trapping water in the skin's layers and stopping evaporation.

Normal skin types should use a light, water-based moisturizer that includes natural oils, whereas people with dry skin may require choosing a heavier, oil-based moisturizer that contains humectants ingredients that help maintain water and lock in moisture. For those with oily skin, choose a lightweight, water-based product that is oil-free and non-comedogenic, which means it won't clog pores. As for sensitive skin types look for moisturizers that are hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, and contain soothing ingredients. And for combination skin types try a medium-weight, non-comedogenic and oil-free moisturizer avoiding ointments or heavier moisturizers

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