January 10, 2011 at 6:50 pm , by Mandy Hendrix
It’s not often that I obsess over a face cream. You see, my breakout-prone skin is dry, which defies the easy and typical skincare categorizations: oily, dry, mature, normal. To complicate matters, I also use a retinoid at night (prescription vitamin A) to stop said breakouts and boost collagen (bonus!) The downside of such an amazing treatment is that it makes my skin uber-dry.
Readers, I must share the most wonderful night cream that has made my skin act “normal.” CeraVe Moisturizing Cream, $16, is a huge jar of goodness that I apply to my face every night to ward off dry, flaky skin. I also love that it’s available at the drugstore and will easily last me through next winter. (Unless I start using it on my body, which it’s approved for, too.)
Need more dry skin advice? Check out Winter-Proof Your Skin, from our December issue.