Facial Moisturizers

Should be used 1-2 times daily, best after washing face when skin is still damp to “lock-in” moisture. If you are using a retinoid (tretinoin, adapalene, or tazarotene), moisturizer can be applied first to increase tolerance and reduce irritation

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CeraVe PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion

Great for all skin types this moisturizer contains niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, and ceramides. It is only called PM so that you feel obligated to buy their AM sunscreen but you can use it anytime.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost for Extra Dry Skin

This is a gel-cream formulation that feels cooling to sensitive skin. It is great for oily and dry skin. It is very important to get the extra dry skin version as the dry skin version contains fragrance which may be irritating.

LaRoche-Posay Lipikar Balm

This is a great moisturizer for very dry skin and can be used on the face or body. It is great for patients who are taking isotretinoin for acne.