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Holy Grail Moisturizers for Every Price Range That You Can Get at Sephora

27 September 2017 | Febriana Ramadhanya

Our go-to beauty department store, Sephora, carries some of the best moisturizers for every skin concerns, types and budgets. So, whether you have oily skin, dry skin, or a little bit of both, Sephora will always have your back with its many moisturizers from some of the world’s best skin care brands.

We’ve curated some of the best moisturizers suitable for all skin tones in three different price ranges: low-range (RM100 and below), mid-range (RM100 to RM300), and high-end (300 and beyond).

Low-Range Moisturizers for the Economical Ones

Clinique Pep-Start HydroRush Moisturizer SPF 20, RM38

What’s great about the moisturizers in this price range is that they tend to be multi-purpose and can be used as a day moisturizer and sunscreen. Like this moisturizer with SPF from Clinique, for example. It’s suitable for people with normal, dry, sensitive, and combination skin due to it is lightweight, yet super hydrating formula. It has a high absorbing rate, too, perfect if you’re in a rush to get out the door.

Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream, RM72

If you’re one of those people who suffer from flaky skin, itchiness, and redness, you should consider this moisturizer from Dr. Jart+. IThe Ceramidin Cream is infused with powerful ceramides to help lock in all the moisture and keep the skin hydrated throughout the day and up to 26 hours. Not only does this moisturizer suits those with dry skin, it can also be used moderately on oily skin to keep the balance of the skin.

Mario Badescu Collagen Moisturizer SPF 15, RM109

Mario Badescu is known for its products suitable for sensitive skin but they do offer other skin care catering to aging and acne-prone skin. For instance, the Mario Badescu Collagen Moisturizer SPF 15 is able to restore the moisture within your skin and lift up saggy areas. The formula is extremely lightweight, absorbent, and can maintain the skin’s even complexion throughout the day.

Mid-Range Moisturizers to Splurge On

Estelle and Thild Biohydrate Total Moist Day Lotion, RM153

People often tell us the importance of vitamin intake in our diet but not many know that vitamin is also highly beneficial for our skin. This Estelle and Thild day moisturizer is packed with vitamins for long-lasting hydration and increased collagen production. It includes the BioHydrate technology, a moisture-rich vitamin boosting range that can keep your skin looking radiant inside and out. The formula is also made with Hyaluronic Acid for a deeper hydration.

Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar, RM170

The Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar does exactly what it says on the label. This lightweight, whipped moisturizer has a blend of alpha hydroxyl acids in its formula to give you the necessary moisture that will easily be absorbed by the skin. It also renews and replenishes cells to eliminate fine lines, discolorations, and large pores. The result will leave your skin looking dewy, soft, and smooth without the help of any makeup products.

Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Face Cream, RM222

After using this Fresh face cream, your face will guarantee to be looking, well, fresh. This moisturizer is proven to give you more moisture for up to 24 hours. The formula uses a Super 7 Complex which can help minimize the appearance of pores, eliminate signs of aging, intensify hydration, and boost your skin’s radiance through its maca root extract.

High-End Moisturizers for When You’re Feeling Boujee

Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cream, RM310

When it comes to moisturizer, we don’t normally associate it with dairy. Sure, dairy can be good for the skin in the form of milk baths but what about the face? And what if it’s goat’s milk instead of cow’s? You can find out for yourself with this moisturizer from Kate Somerville. The proteins, vitamins, and amino acids found in this moisturizer can maintain the balance of the moisture within the skin and boost renewal of cells.

Kate Somerville Dermal Quench Liquid Lift Advanced Wrinkle Treatment From RM 429.00 Oxygen in, wrinkles out. A scientific breakthrough, this patent-pending delivery system produces immediate and long-term results. DermalQuench Liquid Lift infuses the skin with three powerful ingredients in the advanced hydrafill complex. Wrinkle-relaxing PFC-oxygen carriers draw and lock in oxygen with an oxygen magnet and relax facial muscles to dramatically smooth and soften. Deeply hydrating hyaluronic acid provides fast-penetrating, long-lasting moisture to improve the look of elasticity, firmness, and texture of skin. Radiance-boosting botanical extracts instantly create a healthy-looking glow to reveal a more youthful complexion. This at-home version of Kate Somerville’s most sought-after facial treatment produces results so amazing, people may even think that you’ve had work done. With a potent combination of wrinkle-relaxing perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hyaluronic acid, oxygen, and antioxidants, this antiager reduces the appearance of expression lines and wrinkles for skin that looks smoother, tighter, and firmer. The nozzle is super easy to use: after a few uses, you won’t know how you ever functioned without pressurized delivery. *Benefits* *PFC-Oxygen Carriers: Draw and lock in oxygen with an oxygen magnet; relax facial muscles to dramatically smooth and soften skin. *Hyaluronic Acid: Provides fast-penetrating, long-lasting moisture while improving the look of elasticity, firmness, and texture. *Botanical Extracts: Instantly create a healthy-looking glow, revealing a more youthful complexion.

SK-II Treatment Essence, RM632

If you need a little more push in rejuvenating your skin, consider investing on the SK-II Treatment Essence. This moisturizer is formulated with Piera which can effectively increase the rate of cell regeneration. You will see your lines and aging signs disappear after using the SK-II Treatment Essence. It is also rich in amino acids, minerals, and vitamins to keep the skin balanced and radiant.

SK-II Beauty Blossom Set From RM 488.00 Taking the inspiration by the symbolic representation of affection, love and trust; it's time for self empowerment and take charge of your destiny, starting from your skin. SK-II presents this Iconic Set with a #ChangeDestiny in mind to spark a woman's transformation to crystal clear skin, thus having the confidence to conquer her world. The set contains:* 1 x 230ml Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence (Pink Butterfly) * 1 x 120g Facial Treatment Gentle Cleanser* 1 x 30ml Facial Treatment Essence* 1 x 20gm Facial Treatment Cleanser * 2pcs x Facial Treatment Essence Mask  *Benefits* * Facial Treatment Essence: Containing more than 90% Pitera, this much loved miracle water is a must-have for healthy radiant skin. Its irreplaceable formula gently exfoliates the face and helps moderate the skin surface renewal cycle. In just 14 days, your skin’s 5 dimensions are visibly transformed: spots are less visible, appearance of wrinkles is reduced, skin texture is more refined, firmness is improved, and radiance is beautifully elevated. Skin becomes breathtakingly crystal clear. * Facial Treatment Gentle Cleanser: A creamy makeup remover containing Pitera and white willow extract that effectively removes embedded impurities and makes your face look supple and hydrated. Recommended for combination to dry skin types. In just one use, skin becomes significantly fresh and clean. Feel the immense conditioning effect even after cleansing. * Facial Treatment Clear Lotion: This effective toning lotion with a mix of AHA and Pitera exfoliates dead skin cells and impurities. Its clarifying formula prepares the face for the rest of your skincare regimen. * Facial Treatment Mask: This intensive moisture-boosting mask is enriched with Pitera which deeply hydrates skin. Reviving and relaxing, it leaves skin noticeably radiant, soft and crystal clear.

La Mer Crème de la Mer, RM1,328

We saved the best for last because this luxurious face cream is like a Cartier jewelry for your face. The reason for its high - but worth it, price is because the formula includes hand-harvested sea kelp and minerals gathered via a natural fermentation process. Other than hydrating your skin, it can completely get rid of dullness, uneven texture, and the appearance of large pores. The Miracle Broth in this product will also soften, nourish, soothe, and repair; it will do basically everything a moisturizer can do.

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