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There's no denying that the best moisturizer for dry skin (opens in new tab) (or oily skin) is an essential part of a good skincare routine (opens in new tab). But have you ever wondered which one is the most popular face cream in the world?
Research conducted by Pure Salt (opens in new tab) has revealed the top 10 most searched-for moisturizers around the globe, and it makes for very interesting reading. All price points are covered, with the top 10's price tags ranging from less than $15 to a few hundred dollars.
Taking the top spot, however, is none other than Clinique's iconic Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, a light gel moisturizer that keeps skin's hydration levels topped up around the clock.
In the US, the cream has actually just had an upgrade, now promising to deliver a whopping 100 hours of moisture.
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"Moisture Surge 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator has the same gel-cream texture you know and love, now upgraded," the brand confirmed in a recent Instagram comment. "It delivers 100 hours of continuous, auto-replenishing, long-lasting hydration. Moisture Surge 100-Hour locks in to keep skin dewy and refreshed." How many of the top 10 can you guess?
The top 10 most searched-for moisturizers in the world
And last but not least, French pharmacy brand Embryolisse is a gentle nourishing cream that is loved by pretty much everybody.
Consider your beauty wish list well and truly refreshed!
Lucy is a UK-based beauty journalist who has written for the likes of Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, OK!, Women's Health and more, as well as contributing to woman&home. Her work covers everything from expert skin and haircare tips to the latest product launches and the show-stopping beauty looks spotted backstage at London Fashion Week. During her career she's interviewed some seriously famous faces, from Little Mix to Drag Race royalty The Vivienne, as well as chatting to the industry's leading hairdressers, dermatologists and make-up artists.
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