Beauty Battle: The Best Moisturizers for Eczema-prone and Dry Skin


July 29, 2021
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The best moisturizers for eczema, highly recommended by skincare experts



With the cooler months upon us (see: torrential downpour and heavy wind), skin is left dehydrated and tight. The inevitable humidity may even cause the skin barrier to be disrupted and weaken, especially if you’re living with eczema, which makes it hard for skin to retain water. For every swift change in season follows a critical change in routine. 


Restore much needed moisture to skin with these dermatologist-approved and recommended creams for eczema-prone and dry skin.

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream (from P490-P1,690)

The 2018 Allure Best of Beauty Awardee, also approved by YouTube’s resident skincare specialist Skincare by Hyram, is patented with the brand’s Multivesicular Emulsion (MVE) technology. This helps protect the skin barrier by providing long lasting hydration. With hero ingredients like hyaluronic acid and ceramides, the CeraVe Moisturizing Cream effectively keeps dry skin plump all-day. The mild, emollient cream developed with dermatologists is non-greasy, fragrance-free and fast-absorbing—what’s not to like? 


Shop the Cerave Moisturizing Cream on Shopee. 

Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream EX (P1,950)

In the realm of Korean Beauty, there’s no shortage of cult favorites for your stash. Seal in all your products with the Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream EX, formulated with the brand’s cutting-edge Water Zipper technology, which locks in moisture into skin. Meanwhile, the Hydro Fresh Matrix and mineral-rich vegetable extracts strengthen the moisture barrier to keep skin hydrated for a full day of activities. 


Note: It’s also this beauty writer’s favorite from e-commerce beauty site, The Collective


Shop the Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream EX on Shopee.

Neutrogena Hydroboost Water Gel (P819)

For a drugstore alternative that won’t break the bank, this hyaluronic acid-infused gel cream is highly recommended for plump skin. The oil- and fragrance-free product delivers deep hydration with superstar ingredient, hyaluronic acid, which helps retain moisture into skin. 


Pro-tip: Dermatologists recommend using products without fragrance if you have skin conditions like eczema, or even sensitive skin.


Shop the Neutrogena Hydroboost Water Gel on Shopee.  


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Aveeno Calm + Restore Oat Gel Moisturizer (P1,268)

For dry, sensitive and/or eczema-prone skin, this lightweight, gel-type face cream from Aveeno is a must-purchase. Created with nourishing Prebiotic Triple Oat Complex, it helps soothe and relieve irritated skin while enhancing skin’s moisture barrier. While traditionally used for its medicinal properties, it’s also formulated with CALMING FEVERFEW®, which improves the appearance of facial redness.  


Shop the Aveeno Calm + Restore Oat Gel Moisturizer on Shopee.

Embryolisse Lait Crème Concentré (P810) 

Pack on moisture with the award-winning holy grail moisturizer from France, the Embryolisse Lait Crème Concentré. It deeply hydrates and nourishes even the most sensitive of skin types. The multi-benefit cream blends natural-origin active ingredients like shea butter, beeswax, soy proteins and aloe vera. It’s perfect for the face and body, too! 


Shop the Embryolisse Lait Crème Concentré on Shopee. 

Dr.Jart+ Ceramidin Cream (P1,409)

This skin-plumping cream from K-Beauty brand Dr.Jart+ quenches dryness, leaving skin feeling soft and rejuvenated. The deeply moisturizing ceramidin cream is supercharged with the brand’s proprietary 5-Cera Complex to strengthen the skin barrier and shield it from water and moisture loss. It’s highly recommended for normal to dry skin experiencing itchiness, roughness and discomfort.


Shop the Dr.Jart+ Ceramidin Ultra Moisture Cream on Shopee. 


Dry skin got you down? Let these moisturizers highly recommended by skincare experts save the day!


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Art Matthew Ian Fetalver 

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