Finding the best moisturiser for combination skin can be a little bit tricky.
With some areas of your face prone to breakouts and often a oily while other areas are dry and in need of hydration, no two combination complexions are the same making it very difficult to find the moisturiser for your skin.
To help you find a hydrating formula which will not overwhelm your skin or feel too heavy, we have curated an edit of the best moisturisers for combination skin in a variety of textures and formulas.
10 best moisturisers for combination skin
- Origins GinZing Energy-Boosting Gel Moisturiser
- Antipodes Manuka Honey Day Cream
- Neutrogena Hydro Boost City Shield SPF Moisturiser
- Vichy Aqualia Thermal Gel Cream
- ESPA Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser
- Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF15
- Clinique Moisture Surge 72 Hour Moisturiser
- NARS Luminous Moisture Cream
- La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense Light
- REN Clean Skincare's Evercalm Global Protection Day Cream
Which are the best moisturisers for combination skin?
1.Origins GinZing Energy-Boosting Gel MoisturiserWith a lightweight, gel-like formula, the GinZing Moisturiser from Origins melts into the skin and hydrates without feeling at all heavy on the skin. With a blend of energising Panax Ginseng and Coffee Bean, it adds a healthy glow to your complexion and leaves skin soft and supple.
2.Antipodes Manuka Honey Day CreamSimple yet so effective, Manuka Honey Day Cream from Antipodes is a wonderful moisturiser for normal and combination skin types. Enriched with Bee Venom and Manaku Black Fern, the light day cream delivers a gentle lifting effect whilst Manuka honey, which boasts antibacterial properties, tackles blemishes and imperfections to visibly improve their appearance. For an ultimate bright skin finish, Peony flower and Vinanza® antioxidants from grape seeds and kiwi work harmoniously, resulting in a radiant and healthy looking complexion.
3.Neutrogena Hydro Boost City Shield SPF MoisturiserExperience refreshing hydration with Neutrogena Hydro Boost City Shield SPF Moisturiser, an oil-free, water-gel moisturiser that intensively replenishes skin whilst providing broad spectrum SPF 25 sun protection.
4.Vichy Aqualia Thermal Gel CreamIntensely hydrating but lighweight, Vichy Aqualia Thermal Gel Cream is enriched with the brand's Thermal Water and Hyaluronic Acid to infuse the skin with moisturiser without feeling rich or greasy. Smoothing and refreshing, it replenishes vital moisture yet leaves your complexion feeling fresh and balanced.
5.ESPA Optimal Skin ProMoisturiserEnriched with South African Resurrection Plant, ESPA Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser revives dehydrated skin and hydrates the skin below the surface to leave a plump and refreshed appearance. Suitable for all skin types, even combination skin, it is both hydrating and balancing and is the perfect last step in your skincare routine.
6.Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF15The Estée Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF15 is non-comedogenic, which means it won't clog your pores, and its lightweight, refreshing formula has been developed with normal to combination skin in mind. Helping to combat signs of ageing, the creme utilises a proven Super Anti-Oxidant Complex to fight dullness, dehydration and unwelcome lines. With continued use, signs of ageing will appear diminished. Skin will feel refreshed with long lasting hydration.
7.Clinique Moisture Surge 72 Hour MoisturiserGive your skin an extra layer of much-needed hydration with the Clinique Moisture Surge 72 Hour Moisturiser, a lightweight formula that’s perfect for layering with your normal moisturiser and makeup. With a refreshing, gel-like texture, your complexion will be treated to a burst of cool calm that leaves you with a dewy finish that lasts even once you’ve washed your face.
8.NARS Cosmetics Luminous Moisture CreamIf you have combination skin that is a little lacklustre, the NARS Luminous Moisture Cream could be your perfect everyday moisturiser. Perfect for combination skin which is both dry and oily, it refreshes and hydrates the skin while imparting a gorgeous dewy glow. Tackling fine lines and wrinkles, the lightweight formula leaves skin smooth, soft and balanced.
9.La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense LightCompletely hypoallegenic and non-comodegenic, the weightless La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense Light hydrates your skin without feeling heavy and greasy. Ideal for combination complexions which are prone to breakouts, it will not clog your pores but simply hydrates and refreshes your skin. With La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water and Hyaluronic Acid, it leaves skin fresh and healthy.
10.REN Clean Skincare Evercalm Global Protection Day CreamWorking to hydrate and replenish your skin, REN Clean Skincare's Evercalm Global Protection Day Cream (50ml) is perfect for sensitive and delicate skin that is regularly exposed to pollution. Working to sooth and protect skin whilst helping to combat the discomfort, redness and sensitivity that can cause premature ageing, this gorgeous cream trains skin to be less sensitive whilst fighting against the damage caused by free radicals and environmental aggressors.