22 Best Deep Moisturizer For Dry Skin In Winter

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Best moisturiser For dry skin In India – Winter is here so is dry dehydrated skin. When the air is so dry, our skin also looses water resulting in dull dry and patchy skin. You need something more to lock the water molecules in and protect your skin from the harsh weather outside.

After my previous best body lotion for winter compilation, Here is my compilation on the best winter moisturising creams for dry skin. Hope this helps you choose the one that suits your skin best. Most of these products are dermatologist recommended, fragrance free, noncomedogenic and available in all medical stores.

VENUSIA MAX CREAM

Venusia max cream review

🏷️PRICE – 555rs | Sale – 335rs

Venusia max intensive moisturising cream is suitable for those with very dry and flaky skin. It contains 4 times of butters which help heal and repair the dry patches. Moisturisation lasts for a long time and it is super affordable too. Venusia max does help lock water molecules from escaping the surface of the skin thereby leaving it soft, supple and nourished.

PROS

Contains four types of butter
Deep moisturises and nourishes the skin
Leaves skin soft and supple
Repairs the skin
Good for dry patchy or flaky skin
Does not cause breakouts or skin irritations
Best moisturiser for dry skin
Can be used on both the face & body
Affordable

CONS

Contains fragrance and parabens

BIODERMA CICABIO CREME

BIODERMA CICABIO CREME

Bioderma cicabio is best suitable for sensitive, damaged or dry skin. This cream helps with eczema and sun burn, soothes skin irritations like redness and itching, prevents scarring,  evens out the skin and fades scars. Being an occlusive, Bioderma cicabio creme seals water molecules in and provides long lasting hydration. It is noncomedogenic and fragrance free.

This cream has a thicker consistency but it is not oily at all and has a velvety finish. On regular use, Bioderma cream gives you a calm, clear and healthy looking skin. This is one such moisturiser for dry skin and sensitive skin as well.

🏷️PRICE – 1399rs for 50ml product

PROS

Gentle on the skin
Fragrance free
Hydrating moisturiser
Non greasy
Provides instant relief
Works efficiently
Good for sensitive skin
Soothes contact dermatitis
Calms redness and itching
Promotes healing and repair
Can be used with retinol
Soothes Eczema and Psoriasis symptoms

CONS

Price is on the higher side
It hydrates the skin but is best suited for barrier repair than moisturising

BIODERMA ATODERM INTENSIVE BAUME

BIODERMA ATODERM INTENSIVE BAUME

Glycerine helps moisturise the skin by pulling moisture from the surrounding to your skin. Mannitol and hyaluronic acid are used together to hydrate the skin and improve skin quality. They latch on to the water molecules and prevent it from escaping. Mannitol is used for conditioning the skin as well as to moisturise dry skin.

🏷️PRICE – 410rs for 40g

PROS

Contains antioxidants
Provides moisturising as well as anti-aging benefits
Half a pea size amount is enough for your face
Provides instant relief for dry itchy skin
Makes skin soft and supple
Soothes Itching
Deep moisturises the skin
Hydrates for long duration
Moisturises dry patches
Fragrance free
Paraben free
Works great for sensitive skin
Best suited for winter season
Heals flaky skin, redness, dry patches and scaly skin
Suitable for face and body

CONS

Does not get absorbed completely.
Price is on the higher side BUT it is worth every penny 🙂
At times, this feels heavy on my skin.

CETAPHIL DAM

CETAPHIL DAM

Cetaphil Dam Lotion is an intensive moisturizer for extra dry, sensitive skin which is a daily advanced ultra-hydrating lotion meant for dry to very dry skin. It is a non-greasy, and non-irritating formula which is clinically proven to provide 24-hour long-lasting moisturization. It is suitable for all patients with dry to very dry sensitive skin. Cetaphil DAM is suitable for extra dry, damaged or sensitive skin.

🏷️PRICE – 475rs for 100g product

PROS

Fragrance free
Affordable
Thicker consistency
Hydrates dry skin
Dewy finish
Does not clog pores
Moisturises for long hours
Leaves skin soft and supple

CONS

None

R E’EQUIL CERAMIDE AND HA MOISTURISER

R E'EQUIL CERAMIDE AND HA MOISTURISER

The ceramides present in this formula acts as natural moisturizer, and provides a barrier that prevents the skin from dehydration. Ceramides are basically lipids (aka fat molecules) which are used to replenish the natural lipids lost from exposure to harsh environmental factors, use of drying products and during the natural aging process. Whereas, hyaluronic acid is considered a star skincare ingredient that not only plumps and moisturizes the skin, but also softens the appearance of fine lines

🏷️PRICE – 395rs

Patch test recommended

PROS

Contains hyaluronic acid and ceramides
Smooth creamy consistency
Pleasant fragrance
Little amount goes a long way
Gets absorbed quickly
Soothes irritated skin
Hydrates the skin
Non sticky
Helps repair damaged skin barrier
Dewy finish

CONS

Not for extremely dry skin or sensitive skin
This has alcohol, artificial fragrance and silicones

SEBAMED MOISTURISING CREAM

sebamed moisturising cream

The high concentration of 2% Vitamin E helps skin counteract oxidative stress and helps to increase the skin‘s protection against free radicals

🏷️PRICE – 559rs for 50ml product

PROS

Comes in 50ml and 100ml pack
Light weight
Contains glycerine and vitamin E
Gets absorbed easily
Leaves skin soft and supple
Noncomedogenic
No breakouts or irritations

CONS

Contains artificial fragrance

PHYSIOGEL CALMING RELIEF MOISTURISER

Physiogel Hypoallergenic Ai

Physiogel AI calming relief cream helps to protect the skin from excess moisture, redness, itchiness and dryness. It protects and provides the skin with essential nutrients required by the skin to make it less irritant and healthy. It is clinically proven to strengthen and repair the skin’s moisture barrier and promotes long-lasting moisturization to make skin less sensitive. Suitable for atopic eczema-prone skin, babies and children.

Possesses an anti-free radical, anti-inflammatory and soothing effect, it reduces the redness of hypersensitive and allergic skins, thus calming irritations and reducing the incentive to scratch. Also protect your skin’s cells, helping maintain moisture and hydration, these hydrating properties help to prevent dehydrations and bring softness and tightness to the skin.

🏷️PRICE – 100gm – 255rs

PROS

Fragrance free
Contains hyaluronic acid, ceramides, squalene, chamomile, cocoa butter and aloe vera
Suitable for extremely dry skin
Creamy consistency
Non greasy
Gets absorbed well
Prevents water loss from the skin surface
Hydrates and nourishes the skin well
Leaves skin soft, smooth and supple

CONS

None

AVEENO SKIN RELIEF LOTION

AVEENO SKIN RELIEF LOTION

As a skin protectant active ingredient, oatmeal can help restore skin’s normal pH and aid in the maintenance of skin’s moisture barrier to help prevent and protect dry skin. Aveeno Skin Relief Moisturizing Lotion is also fragrance-free, steroid-free and gentle enough for sensitive skin.

🏷️PRICE – 330RS

PROS

Affordable
Light weight
Fragrance free
Non greasy texture
Contains antioxidants
Gentle on the skin
Makes skin soft and smooth
Hydrates deeply
No breakouts or skin irritations
Moisturises dry patches
Heals flaky skin
Perfect for dry sensitive skin

CONS

None

AVEIL OATMEAL MOISTURISER

AVEIL OATMEAL MOISTURISER

Aveil Créme Avoine is a natural moisturiser for indulging the skin with intense moisturisation. It repairs the skin due to added soy phospholipids while it soothes minor irritations and inflammations due to NMFs and oat lipids. This non-greasy cream gets absorbed quickly to give a long lasting moisturisation.

🏷️PRICE – 399rs for 125ml product

PROS

Budgets friendly
Non greasy
Contains colloidal oatmeal, vitamin F, squalene and shea butter
Soothe and repairs damaged skin
Hydrates the skin
Suitable for all skin types
Does not clog pores
Soothes redness and itching

CONS

Contains artificial fragrance
May not be enough for extremely dry skin

CERAVE CREAM

CERAVE CREAM

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream includes 3 essential ceramides that work together to lock in skin’s moisture and help restore your skin’s protective barrier.

PROS

Fragrance free
Contains ceramides and glycerine
Light weight and gentle on the skin
Can be used even for babies
Non greasy and non sticky
Gets absorbed quickly
Leaves skin hydrated, plump and soft
Moisturises the skin
Heals and repairs skin barrier
Soothes dry patches
Does not cause breakouts or skin irritation

CONS

Only available on Instagram

AVENE CICALFATE REPAIR CREAM

AVENE CICALFATE REPAIR CREAM

🏷️PRICE – 1200rs for 40ml

Rich, nourishing cream, infused with postbiotic restorative ingredient, helps protect skin from external aggressors while maintaining proper hydration for optimal skin restoration. Safe for infants, children and adults. Costly but is one of the best repair moisturiser for dry skin in the market.

PROS

Thick creamy consistency
Non greasy and non sticky
Shiny dewy finish
Does not clog pores
Leaves skin soft and nourished
Soothes redness and skin irritations
Repairs damaged skin
Calms down sensitive skin
Works excellently as a healing cream
Treats bug bites and even burns

CONS

Price is high

AVEENO DERMEXA EMOLLIENT CREAM

AVEENO DERMEXA EMOLLIENT CREAM

Formulated with naturally active Triple Oat Complex plus ceramides, this unique lotion works to soothe dry, itchy skin, and is clinically proven suitable for eczema prone skin. The formulation helps to reduce the appearance of redness and scaling, helping to restore skin. One of the most trusted moisturiser for dry skin.

🏷️PRICE – 1325rs for 200ml product

PROS

Contains Prebiotic Triple Oat Complex plus Ceramides
Clinically proven suitable for eczema prone skin
Thick consistency
Sinks in to the skin quickly
Non oily and non sticky on dry skin
Skin feels soft, smooth and silky to touch
Relieves and soothes dry, itchy skin
Helps to improve the appearance of redness and scaling
Best suitable for extremely dry skin

CONS

Expensive but you get 200ml so its kind of worth it.

EMOLENE DRY SKIN CREAM

emolene cream

Another cult favourite moisturiser for dry skin and oily skin alike, Emolene cream is used to prevent dryness, flakiness, rash and itching. It also helps heal minor skin irritation, rash and roughness because of its moisturising properties. It is best suitable for the treatment of very dry skin, diaper rash, rash due to synthetic clothing and in healing skin burns resulting from radiotherapy.

🏷️PRICE – 375rs for 100g

PROS

Light weight watery consistency
Gets absorbed quickly
Very hydrating
Leaves skin soft and supple
Non oily and non sticky finish
Does not clog pores or cause irritations
Fragrance free
Affordable
Suits normal-dry and sensitive skin

CONS

None

DERMOYS 365

DERMOYS 365

🏷️PRICE – 314rs for 100ml

Dermoys 365 Lotion helps in relieving the cracked or chapped lips and skin. It provides effective protection from drying effects of wind and cold weather. It helps in reducing the appearance of fine dry lines and provides the soothing effect. Dermoys Cream is used for Psoriasis, Burns, Abrasions, Minor cuts, Scrapes. It is also used in conditions like Diaper rash and eczema. This is a perfect budget friendly moisturiser for dry skin.

PROS

Affordable
Easy to spread
Pleasant fragrance
Sinks in to the skin easily
Moisturises dry skin well
Leaves skin soft and smooth
Contain aloe vera extract and ceramides

CONS

None

MOSKINA CREAM

MOSKINA CREAM

Moskina cream is a hydrating and moisturising cream. It repairs, soothes and moisturises the skin and is used for dry skin, and other skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis that causes irritation, dryness and itchiness. It is also used for conditions like eczema and psoriasis. This is often recommended in forum as a moisturiser for dry skin.

🏷️PRICE – 380rs for 100g

PROS

Contains ceramide, pentavitin, phyto collagen, floraester from jojoba oil
Buttery texture
Does not clog pores
Little goes a long way
Moisturises dry skin
Long lasting moisturisation
Fragrance free

CONS

Silicony like finish
Not for extremely dry skin

AQUASOFT MAX INTENSIVE MOISTURISING CREAM

AQUASOFT MAX INTENSIVE MOISTURISING CREAM

Aquasoft max is an intensive moisturising cream that has the conditioning benefits of natural shea butter and antioxidant benefits of squalene. Thus, it helps to repair and protect the skin. Derma recommended moisturiser for dry skin.

🏷️PRICE – 324rs for 100g and 397rs for 150gm of product

PROS

Contains ceramides, squalene and shea butter
It prevents irritation and calms skin that is dry, chapped and irritated
Neutralises free radical damage
Leaves skin soft and smooth to touch

CONS

Contains artificial fragrance and parabens

AQUA OAT MOISTURISING CREAM

Aqua Oat Moisturizing Cream contains colloidal oatmeal and ceramides for skin nourishment. It is fragrance and paraben free and is hypoallergenic and non-irritating. Aqua Oat Moisturizing Cream is an ideal choice for skin hydration and rejuvenation.

🏷️PRICE – 189rs for 50g and 355rs for 100g

PROS

Enriched with ceramides, colloidal oatmeal, glycerine and shea butter
Fragrance free
Hydrates the skin
Dewy finish
Works well with actives like AHA, BHA and retinol
Heals damaged skin barrier
Boosts collagen
Calms irritated skin
Best suited for dry sensitive skin

CONS

Not for acne prone skin

72 HOUR MOISTURE THERAPY CREAM

72 HOUR MOISTURE THERAPY CREAM

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Ideal for: Dry Skin, Irritated & Itching Skin, For Aging Skin, Damage & Rough Skin. How It works ? Pentavitin: Long lasting Hydration, Prebiotic Advantage, Hyaluronic Acid: Anti Aging & Moisturizing Free from: Phthalate, Paraben, Sulphate, Fragrance.

🏷️PRICE – 280rs for 100g product

PROS

Light weight
Contains pentavitin, hyaluronic acid and ceramides
Pleasant fragrance
Creamy consistency
Gets absorbed easily
Velvety matte finish
Leaves skin soft, smooth and nourished
Does not cause breakouts or irritations
Fungal acne safe

CONS

Fragrance free but it has a mild floral scent

BRINTON DOUX 24 HOUR MOISTURISER

BRINTON DOUX 24 HOUR MOISTURISER

Doux is an intense moisturizing lotion, which cares for chronic dry skin by regulating & retaining moisture in extreme climatic conditions. It is mild and non-irritating moisturiser · Suitable for all skin types and for both men and women · It makes skin hydrated and soft. Derma recommended moisturiser for dry skin.

🏷️PRICE – 372rs for 100ml of product

PROS

Hypoallergic, light weight and gentle on the skin
Creamy consistency
Hydrates the skin
Gets absorbed quickly
Noncomedogenic
Fragrance free

CONS

This may not be enough for extremely dry skin

HYDRANET CREAM

Hydranet cream

Hydranet cream helps in restoring the natural barrier function of the skin and provides deep hydration. This cream has a dry touch matte finish. It is oil free, non-comedogenic and hypoallergenic in nature. It is an affordable moisturiser for dry skin.

🏷️PRICE – 400rs for 80gms of product

PROS

Affordable
Creamy consistency
Melts into the skin
No breakouts or skin irritations
Moisturises dry patches
Makes skin soft and supple
Little product goes a long way
Repairs the skin barrier

CONS

None

SUGANDHA CALENDULA OAT CREAM

SUGANDHA CALENDULA OAT CREAM

A hydration booster to replenish the dry skin. A rich cream that is moisturizing, soothes & nourishes dry skin. Makes skin feel bouncier and plumper. It helps soothe And hydrate dry skin with hemp seed and shea butter.

🏷️PRICE – 750rs for 50g

PROS

Fragrance & essential free
Heavy & thick moisturiser
Non greasy and light weight feel on skin
Moisturises dry patches
Heals the skin barrier
Soothes Eczema symptoms
Does not clog pores
No breakouts or skin irritations
Improves skin texture and tone

CONS

Pat the product in as blending does not work well for this cream

LANEIGE CICA SLEEPING MASK

LANEIGE CICA SLEEPING MASK

A hypoallergenic overnight mask that helps soothe stressed skin and strengthen skin’s moisture barrier for a healthier-looking, more hydrated complexion.

🏷️PRICE – 950rs for 25ml product

PROS

Fragrance free
One of the best Cica based product
More of a thicker consistency
Pleasant herbal scent
Calms redness, breakouts and skin irritations
Very moisturising
Repairs damaged skin barrier
Leaves skin soft, glowing and hydrated
Best for dry sensitive skin

CONS

Price is high

 

 

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