Choosing a moisturizer that works well for your skin is already hard enough. When it comes to deciding on a moisturizer that serves as a flawless base for your makeup, the task becomes even more difficult. As editors, we understand how frustrating it can be when your makeup starts to oxidize and crease as the day goes by. So, are there really moisturizers out there that can actually prevent our faces from looking distressed by the time evening rolls around? The answer is yes, and luckily we found them for you. These moisturizers will create the perfect base for every product that follows in your makeup application process. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez swear by these as well, so you know they’ve got to be good.
Charlotte’s Magic Cream
Charlotte Tilbury would use her signature potion backstage on models before they hit the runway. It was so good that she just had to make it available to the public.
Ultra Facial Cream
This cream is so fantastic that fellow beauty queen Kylie Jenner swears by it. Kylie is known for often wearing a full face of makeup, so we have to trust her opinion on this one.
Facial Moisturizing Lotion
Not only is this moisturizer extremely affordable, the lightweight and gentle formula promises no breakouts. Plus, it has SPF!
Crème de la Mer
Dramatically Different™ Moisturizing Gel
This moisturizer is actually a gel, so it strengthens your skin's barrier and prevents possible moisture loss. The lightweight texture creates the perfect veil for your face, pre-makeup application.