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2 of The Best Skin Moisturizers You Can Have!

Best Skin Moisturizers

When it comes to the Best Skin Moisturizers, the range is as wide as the type of people that are on this planet! It seems that every day there is a “new formula” out there in the market, and you are left to figure out what would suit your best!

Some people firmly believe that the more a skin care moisturizer costs, the better it is, while others believe that “simple is best” and stick to the old school moisturizers that have been around “umpteen” years!

I personally opt to diversify and go according to my budget and my seasonal need, in summer I need something light, in winter something richer. Also in daytime, I will opt for UV based moisturizers while at night a rich nourishing cream that will let my skin rest well while I sleep.

So here are some of my recommendations for both day and night moisturizers.

Clarins Bright Plus Hp SPF 20 Brightening Hydrating Day Lotion, 1.6 Ounce

Product: Clarins SPF daily lotion

Cheapest place to buy: Amazon

Skin Type: Normal to Dry

Size: 50ml

My Rating: 8.1 out of 10

I personally love Clarins products, they are reasonably priced for a high-class product with the best of ingredients, and I love the nice aroma there is to their creams, makes you feel clean & elegant!

Bright Plus HP Brightening Hydrating Day Lotion SPF 20

Clarins Bright Plus is a smooth fluid with a fine, melting texture that provides your skin with a wonderful sensation of well-being, leaving it radiant and matte, all day long, and is perfect for summer days when you don’t want a heavy cream on your face. It has SPF 20 which is gentle and not too heavy on “sunblock” which I personally don’t like – as I feel it clogs my pores too much. Of course, this is a personal choice.

About the product

  • Brightens and evens the complexion
  • Moisturizes and softens skin, leaving it velvety-smooth
  • Protects against UV rays and harmful environmental factors


Enriched with a combination of Sea Lily and Alchemilla extracts to provide optimal protection against dark spots. A combination of raspberry extract, biotin, and highly stable Vitamin C that reduces melanin. UVA and UVB filters to protect against harmful sun rays. White tea extract to protect against free radicals.

Did you know that Sea lily goes through a clean extraction process, the Sea lily extract comes from flowers specially grown for Clarins in Brittany (France). It is obtained using a clean extraction method, without chemical solvents, by maceration of the aerial parts of the sea lily in water.


Clarins Multi-active Night Youth Recovery Cream Normal To Combination Skin, 1.7 Ounce

Clarins Multi-active Night Youth Recovery Cream Normal To Combination Skin

Product: Clarins night cream

Clarins Multi-active Night Youth Recovery Cream Normal To Combination Skin

Cheapest place to buy: Amazon

Skin Type: Normal to combination

Size: 50ml

My Rating: 8.5 out of 10

As I mentioned before it is the fragrance that drew me to Clarins products at first, but also my skin kept me there. I tried other “good quality” brands and kept on coming back to Clarins. I found that the most convenient, reliable and economical place to purchase Clarins products are in Amazon.

Yes, you pay a premium for a product like this, but it actually works! After trying so many other products, Clarins Multi-active Night is the one that finally did it for me.

As per the Clarins site, the encapsulated Teasel extract delivers targeted revitalizing and anti-aging action to where your skin needs it most. Revitalizing Organic California Poppy extract helps absorb the visible effects of late nights and interrupted sleep-so skin looks smooth, toned and rested by morning.

Special Ingredients that make this product so special

  • Organic TeaselBeneath a prickly exterior, Teasel holds a wealth of revitalizing virtues. Also known as Venus’ Basin, the rainwater that collects within its bowl of leaves was used as a cosmetic in ancient times. Helps minimize the look of fine lines and wrinkles caused by a stressful lifestyle.

Myrothamnus Flabellifolius

  • This hearty plant from the mountains of southern Africa has the ability to survive severe water deprivation. Fights the effects of daytime stress to help visibly minimize fine lines and boost radiance.
  • Organic California PoppyEvery morning, the California poppy opens up its spectacular golden flowers, only to close each evening to revitalize itself. Helps absorb the visible harmful effects of late nights and interrupted sleep—so skin looks smooth, toned and rested by morning.


As per any night cream moisturizer, after having applied your facial toner, apply a small amount gently on your face with inward gesture around the eyes and cheeks – as shown in my post.

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2 thoughts on “2 of The Best Skin Moisturizers You Can Have!

  1. Simplicity is my favorite motto. Thank you for your sharing your recommendations. These products sounds great! I’ll have to give them a try. I am wondering if there is a big difference between the day lotion vs. the night cream other than the day cream has SPF to protect from the sun…

  2. Hi and thanks for the comment. Yes, simple is best. Life is complicated enough as it is =)

    As for the difference between the day cream & night cream – there is A LOT of difference, especially when you get older. Day cream is meant to be nourishing AND protective of the days activities outdoors and indoors. Night cream is meant to be nourishing AND restorative while we sleep.  As we sleep our body has the opportunity to process and repair any stresses we have undergone during the day, a nourishing & restorative cream comes to help the body out, and we wake up not only feeling refreshed bur looking refreshed too =)

    Hope this clarifies it for you. Please feel free to reach out if you have any more questions.

    Enjoy Your Beauty,


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