As we enter the summer season months and humidity ranges skyrocket, my mixture pores and skin can take a flip towards the oilier side, particularly in my T-zone (a criticism dermatologists hear usually). La Roche-Posay’s new Toleriane Double Repair Matte Moisturizer is exclusive in that it’s a part of the model’s Toleriane assortment (a derm-favorite for these with delicate pores and skin), but it surely additionally presents on a regular basis important moisture and severe shine management for oily complexions.
My Skin Type:
Combination (on the extra oily facet throughout higher-humidity months)
Thanks to the model’s signature Prebiotic Thermal Water (identified for its numerous skin-healing advantages courting again to the 1400s) and glycerin, pores and skin stays hydrated all day, however with zero shine due to the addition of perlite and silica that soak up oil to present pores and skin a matte finish. Moisture-retaining ceramides and soothing niacinamide assist help and restore the pores and skin barrier, which is important for delicate pores and skin. And the mix of those key actives collectively additionally helps decrease the looks of enormous pores (it’s noncomedogenic too) and tremendous traces, whereas additionally giving pores and skin a smoother, softer texture over time.
Mineral-rich La Roche-Posay Prebiotic Thermal Water, ceramide-3, niacinamide, glycerin, perlite, silica
What It’s Free From:
Oil, perfume, parabens, drying alcohols
What It Smells Like:
It’s freed from artificial fragrances, but additionally doesn’t include any aromatic substances (like important oils), so there’s primarily no scent.
What It Feels Like:
A lightweight, gel-meets-lotion
How to Use It:
After cleaning, apply to dry pores and skin—each face and neck, or simply on oily areas. It can be utilized morning and evening, however I solely used it throughout the day once I wanted oil management. For anybody with dry pores and skin, I’d skip out on this one and do that La Roche-Posay formula as an alternative, which can be light-weight (it’s creamier versus gel-based), however extra moisturizing.
The Bottom Line:
Though I did want a heavier moisturizer on drier areas like my cheeks, this components stored my T-zone matte all day, but it surely didn’t really feel dry. It can be a fantastic summertime staple for anybody with oily pores and skin on the lookout for a day by day moisturizer with dermatologist-approved substances.
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