Daily moisturising is vital for healthy skin. The skin on your face is very sensitive to environmental changes and also sheds cells more rapidly than other parts of the body and therefore need moisture to repair itself, which allows for younger skin cells to rise to the surface. Also, the massaging affect that is used when applying a moisturiser helps stimulate blood circulation and new cell generation.

It is important to include moisturisers in your daily skincare regime as they also

· restore the skin’s own barrier function

· provide a protective film against the elements

· increase the water content of the epidermis

leading to improved skin texture and appearance in the short term, and more youthful-looking skin in the long term.

Moisturisers come in a variety of forms, like

· mists

· serums

· gels

· oils

· balms

· butters

· lotions

· creams

Because there is such a wide variety of moisturising products on the market, it can be quite overwhelming to choose the right one for yourself or understand the specific function of each and how they should be used/combined to create the best daily skincare routine.

Therefore, knowing the ingredients of your moisturising products and understanding their functions can make it a lot easier to make the right choice.

Moisturising formulas usually include one or multiple