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What is the best cleanser and moisturizer for my skin type?

Cleansing and moisturizing are the foundation of good skin care. With a wealth of product options out there it’s easy to find yourself asking “what are the best cleanser and moisturizer for me?” Today we’re providing you with some insights as to which cleansers and moisturizers are best for each skin type. Learn how to cleanse and moisturize your skin the right way.

Normal Skin

Best Cleanser: Antioxidant Cleanser

Normal skin features balanced oil levels (it’s not too oily nor is too dry) and skin that is free of any major blemishes. A great way to maintain the health and beauty of normal skin is by using products formulated with antioxidants to cleanse and restore your skin. Try Garnier SkinActive’s Clean+ Invigorating Daily Scrub formulated with gently exfoliating Jojoba beads that deeply cleanse and polish to refine the appearance of pores. The cleanser’s formula is infused with peppermint which instantly energizes skin for a healthy look.

Best Moisturizer: Antioxidant Moisturizer

Even if your skin doesn’t have any major issues you still need to protect it every day. A great way to do this is with an antioxidant formulated moisturizer such as Garnier SkinActive’s Clearly Brighter Brightening & Smoothing Moisturizer SPF15. Formulated with antioxidant complex Vitamin C and E, pine bark essence and gently exfoliating lipo-hydroxyl acid (LHA), it helps protect your skin from the sun’s rays and also helps fight free radicals which can damage your skin and accelerate skin aging.

Combination Skin

Best Cleanser: Antioxidant Cleanser

Combination skin features an oily T-zone and drier cheeks and forehead. Since you essentially have two varying skin types you should use products that can help cater to both. This means using a product that gently cleanses your drier skin sections while deep cleaning your oilier T-zone. Try Garnier SkinActive’s Clean + Balancing Daily Exfoliator which targets T-Zone to deeply cleanse away oil and impurities. The formula infused with grapefruit and pomegranate softens dry areas to balance skin.

Best Moisturizer: Gel Cream

Finding the right moisturizer for combination skin can be tricky since your skin has differing needs. The best moisturizer for you is a product that hydrates without being greasy. That way the product can help hydrate your drier cheeks, while not making your T-zone overly oily. Garnier SkinActive’s Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream for Normal/Combination Skin is right for you if you want long-lasting hydration without oil. The gel-cream provides 24-hour hydration, restores, and refreshes your skin to give you an even, plump complexion.

Oily Skin

Best Cleanser: Charcoal Cleanser

Products formulated with charcoal extracts are great for oily skin types. Charcoal has the ability to absorb excess oil and impurities and can help clarify your skin’s appearance. Garnier SkinActive’s Pore Purifying 2-in-1 Clay Cleanser/Mask has a clay-based formula and contains charcoal extracts which act like a magnet for impurities. The cleanser helps purify your pores and makes your skin glow. It also softens and hydrates your skin so that it looks revitalized. After using this cleanser, apply an oil-regulating moisturizer to ensure your skin is clean and balanced after your morning or nightly skin care ritual.

Best Moisturizer: BB Cream

If you have oily skin you want to use a product that can mattify your complexion and get you through the day. An oil-free BB cream can help regulate your skin’s oiliness and even out your tone so you have shine-free glow for the rest of the day. Garnier SkinActive’s 5-in-1 Miracle Perfector BB Cream Oil-Free can brighten, mattify and beautify your skin. It also contains SPF to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.

Dry Skin

Best Cleanser: Lotion Cleanser

Dry skin needs extra hydration so you should stay away from cleansers that can dry out your skin even more. A gentle, fragrance-free formula is perfect for your skin type. Garnier SkinActive’s Clean+ Makeup Removing Lotion Cleanser softens and cleanses your skin while it lifts make up, dirt and sweat off of your face. The formula infused with plant extract leaves skin feeling hydrated and protected.

Best Moisturizer: Sleeping Cream

Find a product that deeply moisturizes your skin overnight when your skin is restoring itself. Garnier SkinActive’s Miracle Anti-Fatigue Sleeping Cream combines the deeply hydrating power of a mask with the light feel of a lotion. Its formula is infused with lavender essential oil, hyaluronic and hydroxy acids to help renew, firm and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.