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Best Eco-Friendly Moisturizer 2015

Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy

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Best Eco-Friendly Moisturizer 2015
WINNER 2015

Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy

When skin needs TLC, this cushiony cream provides open arms with a trifecta of potent ingredients. Vegetable-based hyaluronic acid plumps, peptides firm, and a cocktail of fruit acids smooths. “It delivers just as well as any other product on the market,” says Mount Kisco, N.Y., dermatologist David Bank. In this case, it’s easy being green.

$45
Best Hand Cream 2015

L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream

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Best Hand Cream 2015
WINNER 2015, 2012

L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream

This honey-enriched shea-butter hand cream "should be kept on every woman’s nightstand," insists Dr. Debra Jaliman. No need to convince us since this ultra-hydrating (yet never greasy) formulation soothes even the most parched hands.

$28
Best Daytime Moisturizer for Dry Skin with SPF 2015

CeraVe SPF 30

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Best Daytime Moisturizer for Dry Skin with SPF 2015
WINNER 2015

CeraVe SPF 30

For a complexion as cracked and craggy as the Badlands, this quick-absorbing hydrator is like a much-needed summer

rain. A combo of physical and chemical blockers plays defense against sun as ceramides work to “repair dry patches,” says Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton.

$14
Best 2014 Face Oil

Bobbi Brown Face Oil

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Best 2014 Face Oil
WINNER 2014

Bobbi Brown Face Oil

Facial oils are obviously super-hydrating, and this one is loaded with enough naturally derived deliciousness (sweet almond, olive, and jojoba oils) to double as a fragrance. When it’s layered on top, it also takes the burn out of tough-to-tolerate anti-agers, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Whitney Bowe.

$62
Best 2014 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF

Cerave SPF 50

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Best 2014 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF
WINNER 2014

Cerave SPF 50

This daily cream delivers such rich moisture that it makes even the driest skin radiant. Its ultra-absorbent, non-greasy lubricants, such as ceramides, “are found in products at much higher prices,” says Washington, D.C., dermatologist Elizabeth Tanzi. Also, its zinc and titanium ingredients offer impenetrable sun protection.

$15
Best 2014 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Normal Skin

Aveeno Positively Radiant SPF30

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Best 2014 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Normal Skin
WINNER 2015, 2014

Aveeno Positively Radiant SPF30

This light-reflecting cream is angling to put lasers on hiatus. The soy-based formula combats brown spots and dullness, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Debra Jaliman, and also packs plenty of sun protection. “I never look at anything that’s under SPF 30,” she says.

$17
Best 2014 Night Cream Acne Prone Skin

Skinceuticals Renew Overnight Moisturizer

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Best 2014 Night Cream Acne Prone Skin
WINNER 2014

Skinceuticals Renew Overnight Moisturizer

Fighting an adult blemish battle? Consider this the cavalry. Gently exfoliating hydroxy acids stride around, de-junking pores while collagen-stimulating vitamin C smooths fine lines. So women “dealing with hormonal breakouts who still need the hydration” can rest easy, says Beverly Hills aesthetician Gina Mari.

$61
Best 2013 Moisturizer for Dry Skin

Cetaphil UVA/UVB Defense SPF 50

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Best 2013 Moisturizer for Dry Skin
WINNER 2013

Cetaphil UVA/UVB Defense SPF 50

This lightweight formula won’t play favorites: It hydrates as well as it protects, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Jeffrey Weinberg, who keeps coupons for this go-to moisturizer in his office. Laced with micronized titanium dioxide, the broad-spectrum block is sensitive enough for even rosacea and eczema sufferers.

$14
Best 2013 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF Acne Prone Skin

Neutrogena Oil-Free SPF 35

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Best 2013 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF Acne Prone Skin
WINNER 2013

Neutrogena Oil-Free SPF 35

Oily types need their moisturizers whipped up as such: light, fast absorbing, and loaded with broad spectrum SPF 35 that won't clog pores. This non-chalky block ticks off all the right boxes and creates a flawless base for makeup, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Melanie Grossman.

$12
Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Facial Moisturizer

Origins Night-A-Mins

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Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Facial Moisturizer
WINNER 2013

Origins Night-A-Mins

This cream, with salicylic acid to slough dead cells and vitamins to improve the skin barrier, can virtually give you a prettier complexion overnight. By morning your face looks and feels “moist and smooth,” says Great Neck, N.Y., dermatologist Jeannette Graf.

$40
Editors' Pick 2012

Josie Maran Argan Balm

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Editors' Pick 2012
WINNER 2012

Josie Maran Argan Balm

This shea butter–infused balm doesn’t discriminate: It softens lips, hydrates parched body parts, and even tames flyaways. It has no mineral or silicone oils, and its packaging is completely recyclable.

$42
Best 2012 Eco-Friendly Facial Moisturizer

Burt’s Bees Sensitive Daily

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Best 2012 Eco-Friendly Facial Moisturizer
WINNER 2012

Burt’s Bees Sensitive Daily

This is a real softie—the aloe soothes and the rice extract moisturizes. "It’s not just what it has but what it doesn’t have," says Robin Schaffran, a dermatologist in Beverly Hills. Free of perfumes and parabens, this light moisturizer is noncomedogenic, so it won’t clog pores or irritate skin—just two reasons it’s particularly great for acne-prone complexions.

$15
Best 2012 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Normal Skin

CeraVe AM

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Best 2012 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Normal Skin
WINNER 2012

CeraVe AM

It’s a standout broadspectrum sunscreen that wards off UVA/UVB rays while boosting the skin’s barrier with replenishing ceramides, which make it less vulnerable to the elements, says dermatologist David McDaniel of Virginia Beach, Va.

$14
Best 2011 Rosacea Treatment for Sensitive Skin

Eucerin Redness Relief Daily Perfecting Lotion SPF15

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Best 2011 Rosacea Treatment for Sensitive Skin
WINNER 2011

Eucerin Redness Relief Daily Perfecting Lotion SPF15

Unusually effective for an over-the-counter treatment, it reduces blotchiness with licorice-root extract and a subtle green tint, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Darrell Rigel.

$15/1.7 oz.
Best 2011 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Normal Skin

Neutrogena Healthy Defense Daily Moisturizer SPF 45

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Best 2011 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Normal Skin
WINNER 2011

Neutrogena Healthy Defense Daily Moisturizer SPF 45

This broad-spectrum sunscreen formulated with Helioplex combines heavy-duty protection with an ultra-light texture to guard against the sun's rays longer than other blockers. And the addition of free-radical-busting antioxidants gives it even more muscle, points out N.Y.C. dermatologist Arielle Kauvar.

$14
Best 2011 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Sensitive Skin

Aveeno Ultra Calming Moisturizer SPF30

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Best 2011 Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Sensitive Skin
WINNER 2011

Aveeno Ultra Calming Moisturizer SPF30

Loaded with flush-reducing feverfew, it relieves the most sensitive skin types,even those with eczema and rosacea, says Min-Wei Christine Lee, a dermatologist in Walnut Creek, Calif. Bonus benefits: It offers both UVA and UVB protection.

$15
Best 2011 Eco-Friendly Moisturizer for Normal Skin

Juice Beauty Green Apple SPF Moisturizer

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Best 2011 Eco-Friendly Moisturizer for Normal Skin
WINNER 2011

Juice Beauty Green Apple SPF Moisturizer

Apparently, an apple a day keeps fine lines at bay. With a combination of peptides, mineral sunscreen, and vitamin-rich organic juices, this silky formula with brightening green apple fights signs of aging present and future.It does a lot but can still be tolerated by all skin types, even the most sensitive, says N.Y.C.dermatologist Debra Jaliman.And the natural apple scent isn't overbearing or irritating like synthetic fragrances.

$38
Editors' Pick 2011

La Roche Posay Toleriane Ultra Intense

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Editors' Pick 2011
WINNER 2011

La Roche Posay Toleriane Ultra Intense

Formulated without fragrance, parabens, alcohol or dyes, this gentle lotion calms skin with a hydrating blend of glycerin, shea butter, and spring water.

$35 Array
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