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The Best Moisturizers With SPF on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Best moisturizer with SPF for dry skin

CeraVe Face Moisturizer with SPF 30

“This stuff has the best ingredients out of any expensive face cream or moisturizer I’ve tried. Yeah, you have other ones to do ‘extra’ stuff when you need it, but this is the best everyday one for me. Period. The ingredients have hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and niacinamides, which are awesome for your skin, and if you look at more expensive creams, they usually only boast ONE of those three (e.g. Dr. Jart Ceramidin cream, my previous Holy Grail). I like that it is light but holds moisture in, and hasn’t broken me out.”

La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense 24-Hour Face Moisturizer With Hyaluronic Acid SPF 20

“I gotta say, I’m impressed. I’ve tried everything and still I got dry patches and stayed oily in my T-zone. My makeup didn’t last and I never looked ‘hydrated.’ But all of those things have been lessened dramatically with this moisturizer. My breakouts have nearly cleared up and my skin looks like it got plumped with water. At 35, I was annoyed with my skin and the products I was using. But this is the first moisturizer that feels like it’s working and leaves my skin looking healthy without all the grease. I will repurchase and I highly recommend this.”

Best moisturizer with SPF for sensitive skin

Olay Complete Daily Defense Moisturizer With SPF30 Sensitive Skin

This Andalou sunscreen is “GMO-free, gluten free, naturally derived, sustainably sourced, and cruelty free,” according to one reviewer, and dozens rave about the natural ingredients. “Not only am I protecting my skin from the sun’s harmful effects with the SPF, but I also feel I’m nourishing my skin at the same time,” one reviewer writes. The all-natural product is particularly a hit with reviewers who have sensitive skin. It has even converted non-sunscreen users into SPF faithfuls. One reviewer says, “I’ve never been a faithful sunscreen wearer because many contain toxic chemicals or they are just too thick, don’t blend or they leave a white cast on your face,” which they no longer have to worry about. And at least one reviewer claims, “this product continues to calm my rosacea.” Another writes, “After trying many topical medicines and creams including high quality esthetician facial lines, ‘calming’ lotion from big name companies, and prescription topical antibiotics, this seems to be the best daily moisturizer with sun protection for my skin.”

Best moisturizer with SPF for combination skin

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

“I have that dreaded combination skin — oil slick of a T-zone with large pores that are prone to clogging, but very dry cheeks, especially in winter. Products for dry skin just make the oily parts worse, and products for oily skin make my cheeks flake. Most products ‘for combination skin’ are really for dry or oily skin and still cause problems. This one actually works well. My skin feels moisturized but not oily, and actually feels the same all over, which is pretty amazing. There’s no perfumy smell, either.”

Best moisturizer with SPF for oily skin

Paula’s Choice Resist Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 Tinted Matte Moisturizer

This moisturizer has “enough SPF that I can go in the sun and not pay the price for weeks,” one reviewer writes, but even with the added bonus of sun protection the product’s loyal customers swear by its lightweight texture that absorbs quickly and never leaves their skin feeling greasy. At least one reviewer calls this a “miracle in a bottle” for their sensitive skin, and it seems to be a favorite among reviewers who have suffered from acne. “I wash my face twice a day and rub this moisturizer into my face and problem areas really well,” one reviewer writes. “It’s been four days and let me tell you…. for the first time in my life I can see the light. All of my obvious blackheads are gone and what’s left is rapidly disappearing, and I’m telling you I had a LOT. Hell, some have probably been hitching a ride on my face since 2008. Every day I look in the mirror, I am dramatically close to a completely clear complexion.”

Best priming moisturizer with SPF

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Facial Moisturizer With Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Best tinted moisturizer with SPF

EltaMD UV Daily Tinted Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 40

“This was recommended by my dermatologist after being on Accutane. I had very oily skin and now it is about normal. This does not make your skin oily whatsoever and the tint works on many skin tones and blends with your skin. I can still use my mineral powder over this and get the color I want. My skin looks even and toned while I wear this and I feel comfortable running out with this just on. My skin feels super soft afterwards for nearly the whole day. It also improves skin and blocks UV rays well.”

Best anti-aging moisturizer with SPF

Neutrogena Anti-Wrinkle Deep Wrinkle Daily Moisturizer With Retinol SPF 20

“I put this on after I shower almost once every day, rarely skip a day. I have had to use it for quite a while, but it has done amazing things. The skin tone under my eyes has gained so much elasticity, I am blown away. I never expected such a good outcome, but I can say that this product has vastly improved the condition of my skin, especially under my eyes. I was considering some type of under-eyelid surgery or acid peel because I hated how many fine wrinkles I had there, but this product has smoothed those out and made me look so much younger than I did a year ago.”

RoC Multi Correxion 5 In 1 Anti-Aging Daily Face Moisturizer for Skin Discoloration SPF 30

“I bought this cream because of a review that said it really works well lightening brown spots. I bought it believing that a little. I have tried so many others. But, about a month later, I realized my brown spots have been reduced by 80 percent in color and intensity. I got the night cream and that has enhanced the effect. I love this cream. It’s very lightweight but hydrates perfectly.”

Best moisturizer with SPF 50+

Replenix Antioxidant Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 50

“I wish I had discovered this — and other Replenix products — much sooner. I learned about them through another dermatologist, Dr. Cynthia Bailey, online. This sunscreen triples as a moisturizer, tint, and sunscreen — and my skin looks improved after using it for a few weeks, due to the other antioxidants and good stuff in it. These products are superior for sensitive, aging skin, especially if you tend to break out. I find them pleasant, clean, and easy to use — and reasonably priced given the great quality.”

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The Best Moisturizers With SPF, According to Amazon Reviews