Skincare for dry skin on face & body
La Roche-Posay offers a range of products for facial dry skin & dry skin on the body including formulas suitable for sensitive skin that provide immediate and lasting hydration. Explore our best moisturizers for dry skin as well as face lotions for dry skin, creams, and cleansers formulated for dry skin on face & body. ...read moreDiscover More
Hyalu B5 Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Dermatological Anti-Aging Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum. Allergy Tested Formula
Anthelios Mineral SPF Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid
SPF 30 Mineral Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid
Your dry skin questions answered
What are signs of dry skin?
- Signs of dry skin include:
- • Visible redness
- • Skin that feels tight
- • Flaking of the skin
- • Rough skin: skin feels rough to touch
- • Damaged skin
- • Dark patches. In darker skin types, dry skin may appear darker than surrounding skin
What are the best ingredients for dry skin?
Dermatologists often recommend products with the following ingredients for dry skin on face or body: glycerin, hyaluronic acid, ceramides, shea butter, niacinamide, prebiotics.
Is there a difference between dry skin and dehydrated skin?
Yes, there is a difference. Dry skin occurs when there is a lack of oil or lipids in the top layer of the skin. Dehydrated skin occurs when there is a lack of water in the top layer of the skin (also referred to as the stratum corneum). Individuals with dehydrated skin may have an oily appearance, but have a dull complexion, accentuation of skin lines and may show signs of premature aging (i.e. fine lines, wrinkles and furrows). In contrast to dry skin, dehydrated skin typically does not itch or feel uncomfortable.
What can help address signs of dry skin?
The first step in addressing dry skin is avoiding or minimizing exposure to potential triggers for dry skin, such as hot water, fragrance, and skin exfoliants. Avoid the use of topical products containing numerous natural botanicals which may worsen dry skin.
Moisturize! Hydrating, repairing, and maintaining the skin barrier are essential. Formulas with niacinamide, ceramides, hyaluronic acid, vitamin e and glycerin, further promote hydration and are essential in replenishing damaged, dry skin. Moisturize twice daily with a dry skin lotion, ointment, cream or moisturizer. Body and face moisturizers for dry skin should be applied within 5 minutes of getting out of the bath/shower to lock in moisture. Use a body and face wash for dry skin prior to applying your moisturizer.
What is La Roche-Posay’s best face moisturizer for dry skin?
For those with dry skin on the face, we recommend the Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer. This oil-free face moisturizer for sensitive skin works in two ways: replenishes moisture and helps restore the skin's natural protective barrier. This lightweight cream nourishes the skin and helps skin feel soothed. It is also available in a version with SPF 30, Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer with SPF.
For those with ultra-sensitive and dry skin, we recommend Toleriane Ultra Moisturizing Face Cream, tested on allergy-prone skin.
For those with extra dry skin, Lipikar Balm AP+ Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream is suitable for the body & face and is approved by the National Eczema Association. It provides long lasting, 48-hour hydration and is clinically shown to visibly reduce dry, rough skin.
What is La Roche-Posay’s best moisturizer for dry skin on the body?
For those with dry to extra dry skin, we recommend Lipikar Balm AP+ Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream. This rich, comforting body cream for dry skin provides 48-hour long lasting hydration and provides daily relief for dry to very dry skin. It is clinically shown to visibly reduce dry, rough skin with a non-greasy, non-sticky finish. Suitable for adults, children and babies 2 weeks and up. Accepted by the National Eczema Association.
What is La Roche-Posay’s best lotion for dry skin on the body?
We recommend Lipikar Lotion as a dry skin lotion for the body. This daily moisturizing lotion helps replenish skin’s essential lipids and provide long lasting hydration. It has a non-greasy formula and is suitable for adults, children and babies 6 months and up. Accepted by the National Eczema Association.
What is La Roche-Posay’s best cleanser for dry skin on the face?
We recommend the Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser for those who have normal to dry skin. This gentle cream formula helps restore skin comfort and retain essential moisture, leaving skin feeling comfortable and hydrated.
What is La Roche-Posay’s best body wash for dry skin?
We recommend Lipikar Wash AP+ Gentle Foaming Moisturizing Wash for those with dry to extra dry skin. This non-stripping body and face wash provides 24-hour hydration starting in the shower and helps protects the skin from the drying effects of water. With a comforting foaming texture, this wash leaves skin feeling clean, soft and instantly soothed. Suitable for adults, children and babies 2 weeks and up. Accepted by the National Eczema Association.