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The best moisturisers for every different skin type

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Whether you're dry, oily, combination or ageing, there's a face cream for you

Finding the best moisturiser for your skin type can be a bit of a tricky task.

If you’re prone to breakouts, you want something that won’t clog your pores to high heaven – but if you’re dry, you want something that’ll take the edge of your flakiness without leaving you feeling greasy all morning. Sound familiar?

Fortunately for you, we’’ve searched the beauty market high and low to bring you the very best for every skin type. So whether you’’re looking for the best moisturiser for oily skin, or the best moisturiser for dry skin, we’’ve got the hero match for you.

Dr Anjali Mahto, Consultant Dermatologist and spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation says: ‘Finding the perfect moisturiser depends on your skin type,  because not one size fits all.

‘Dry, sensitive and oily skins all need different skincare. And it needs to be designed specifically for your skin type . If you don’t know what your skin type is, speak to your dermatologist.’

Not all of us have a dermatologist on speed dial, so generally speaking, if you suffer from flaky, you have dry skin; if you find that your skin looks shiny throughout the day, you have oily skin.

And finally, if you find that you have dry patches as well as some shiny areas, you have combination skin (‘normal’ skin is incredibly rare, but won’t experience any of the defining features mentioned above). Once you’ve found your perfect moisturiser, layer it over your best face serum to perfect your skin for the whole day long.

Whatever your budget, we’ve found the right moisturiser to suit your complexion in our round up.

Read on as Team Marie Claire brings you the curated edit of the very best moisturiser formulas for just about any skin type. You can thank us later..

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