1. Cetaphil Moisturizing LotionBest for: Dry, sensitive skin
Designed to treat chronically dry skin, the Cetaphil line is recommended by dermatologists for those with sensitive skin. This petroleum-free formula won't clog pores, and is free of fragrance, lanolin and parabens.
Not good for: Sun protection. The basic formula contains no sunscreen.
2. Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle CreamBest for: Wrinkle reduction
An Allure Magazine beauty winner for many years, this drugstore moisturizer contains Retinol in a formula that is generally tolerated by even sensitive skin.
Not good for: Sun protection (There is a version with SPF 15, but it doesn't protect against both UVA and UVB rays)
3. Aveeno Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer with SPF 15Best for: Reducing redness
With an anti-inflammatory ingredient, this Aveeno moisturizer has been proven to reduce redness like that associated with rosacea. An oil-free product, this lightweight formula contains UVA/UVB sunscreen.
Not good for: Those looking for a thick cream or a fragrance-free moisturizer.
4. Olay Complete All Day Moisture Lotion SPF 15Best for: Everyday moisture
Containing the antioxidant vitamin E and broad spectrum sun protection, Olay Complete is 100% oil and PABA-free. Also available in formulas for sensitive skin and oily/combination skin. Lightweight formula is a great base for makeup.
Not good for: Those with very dry skin as the lightweight formula may not be enough to tackle severe dry spots.
5. CeraVe Moisturizing CreamBest for: Dry, sensitive skin
Containing ceramides and cholesterol to help rebuild skin barrier, the CeraVe lotion is a lightweight - but very moisturizing - formula that won't irritate sensitive skin or leave a greasy residue.
Not good for: Those sensitive to Parabens or those looking for antioxidents or sunscreen in a moisturizer.