9 Best face moisturizers for very dry and flaky skin

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

This cream, a winner of NBC Select Wellness Awards, is suitable for sensitive skin and contains hyaluronic acid and ceramides to repair the skin's moisture barrier.

Vanicream Facial Moisturizer

Recommended by dermatologists for dry skin, this fragrance-free moisturizer includes hyaluronic acid, ceramides, glycerin, and squalane, making it gentle yet effective.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

Formulated with colloidal oatmeal, this fragrance-free cream helps strengthen the skin barrier and provides moisture, particularly beneficial for dry skin in winter and conditions

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Moisturizer

Ideal for dry skin, this gel moisturizer features hyaluronic acid, dimethicone, and glycerin to hydrate the skin and leave it feeling refreshed.

Aquaphor Healing Ointment

An occlusive moisturizer, Aquaphor is suitable for flaky, cracked, or scaly skin, offering a barrier to keep moisture in, although it may feel heavy for some skin types.

Topicals Like Butter Moisturizer

This moisturizer with 1% colloidal oatmeal targets extreme dryness and eczema, keeping the skin hydrated and plump without excess greasiness.

Laneige Cream Skin Toner & Moisturizer

Loved for its milky liquid texture, this two-in-one toner and moisturizer hydrates the skin effectively, merging the benefits of a cream with the lightweight feel of a toner.

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Advanced Repair Barrier Cream

Winner of NBC Select Wellness Awards for dry skin, this lightweight cream contains colloidal oatmeal and beta-glucan to soothe redness and repair the skin's moisture barrier.

Selfmade Corrective Experience Comfort Cream

Fragrance-free and an NBC Select Wellness Awards winner, this moisturizer contains niacinamide and hyaluronic acid to hydrate the skin and improve its ability to heal.