Christmas gifts: The Ten Best Moisturisers
Make your skin glow in the harsh winter weather with a protective moisturiser which softens and nourishes your face.
1. Confort Extrême night cream
£107, Sisley, 020 7591 6380
Extreme conditions require extreme care and that's why in colder climes a night cream should be used for extra nourishment.
2. Replenishing Face Cream
£12.29, Eucerin, boots.com
This is a good, affordable option for those who suffer from very dry skin and the effects of pollution. It's fragrant and colour-free so great for seasonal eczema.
£26, Clinique, 0870 034 2566
Fans of Clinique prepare to be wowed by the science behind this products. Red microalgae extract – a stress-neutralising sea extract – helps neutralise uneven skintone.
£37, Estee Lauder, esteelauder.co.uk
There are many factors which can make skin irritable. With its creamy texture, this cream battles against all the causes of premature ageing.
5. Skin Rescuer
£12, No7, boots.com
Enriched with vitamins and minerals and blended with shea and cocoa butters, this multi-tasker soothes dry skin on the face, hands and body.
6. Super Rich Repair
£58, Dermalogica, 0800 591 818
The richest moisturiser in the Dermalogica range is aimed at parched, ageing skin. Shea butter, evening primrose oil, coconut oil and Vitamin E all combat dryness.
7. Hydra Sparkling Cream
£39, Givenchy, houseoffraser.co.uk
Freshen your complexion with this lightweight cream which gives a luminous effect to skin, due to its hydrating and energising technology.
8. Calendula Weather Protection Cream
£6.95, Weleda, Weleda.co.uk
Mild enough for babies, but effective for sensitive adult skin, this provides a protective layer whilst still allowing skin to breathe.
9. HydraQuench Intensive Serum
£39, Clarins, 0800 036 3558
This product aims to keep skin hydrated in both cold and warm climates, both of which may stress sensitive skin.
10. Skin Caviar Luxe Cream
£258, La Prairie, laprairie.com
Yes it's astonishingly expensive, but what do you expect when it contains the extravagant ingredient of caviar extract? There is science behind the luxury.