Whether you're planning a wedding, you're a wedding guest, or even just a hopeful romantic, everybody can reap the benefits of well-hydrated skin. But of course, you'll need the right moisturizer to get you from dry and dull to plump and glowing.
Instead of searching high and low for the best option, Sephora's lists of best-sellers are curated by everyday people who appreciate quality products and have tested these incredible moisturizers for their individual skincare concerns, resulting in helpful reviews you can trust. Whether you're looking for a lightweight gel cream that’s safe for sensitive skin or a skin-quenching moisturizer with added glow-getting benefits, there's a moisturizer on Sephora's list of fan favorites for everyone.
Ahead, here are the 12 best-selling moisturizers at Sephora that you need to try.
La Mer Crème de la Mer
This tried-and-true moisturizer is a splurge that you won’t regret. It’s loaded with ingredients such as seaweed, sesame oil, and eucalyptus to keep your skin soft and supple.
Sephora review: “Love this stuff. I don’t use primers, so a good moisturizer is a must for me when it comes to my skin and makeup. This does it all for me. I love this stuff!!!” —JayShelley
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $180
Tatcha The Water Cream
Your skin will love you for wearing this cream with its fusion of beautifying botanicals such as wild rose, as well as a hint of 23-karat gold.
Sephora review: “Holy grail moisturizer. Doesn't clog pores and it's so refreshing and soothing to the skin. Will definitely repurchase.” —Gracelu
IT Cosmetics Secret Sauce Clinically Advanced Miraculous Anti-Aging Moisturizer
You really can’t go wrong with a moisturizer that’s infused with hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, and collagen. Together, these ingredients promote a healthy complexion that shines bright.
Sephora review: “Been using this for months and I can see the improvement in my skin. Love how hydrating this is and the formula is lightweight!” —melissa4
Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream
This protein and peptide-packed moisturizer nourishes skin while improving its tone, texture, and elasticity, as it boosts firmness and reduces the appearance of fine lines and sun damage.
Sephora review: “I absolutely LOVE this product. First, it is a great general purpose moisturizer. When the girl in Sephora showed me how to add the serums and mix to create my individual skin solution, I was hooked! Genius idea and the pump mechanism keeps it from harboring bacteria in the container. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!” —adrienneij
Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Glow Moisturizer
Who said you can’t radiate and hydrate at the same time? Hardworking ingredients such as glycolic and lactic acids, in addition to pumpkin and papaya enzymes, aid in evening out your texture, hydrating skin, and giving you the ultimate glow.
Sephora review: “I was shocked at how much I loved this. My skin is super oily so the name 'glow' normally would’ve sent me running for the hills. A small amount goes a long way and it is incredibly hydrating. I wear it under my makeup and I feel like it helps my makeup stay on longer.” —carlee818
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $65
Murad Skin Perfecting Lotion for Blemish Prone/Oily Skin
When you have acne-prone or oily skin, the last thing you want to do is further congest it by layering on a heavy product. That’s where this lightweight lotion comes into play. It absorbs quickly and also contains retinol to keep your skin cells in tip-top shape.
Sephora review: “Skin Perfecting Lotion is at the top of my must-have, can't-live-without list!! It is hydrating, non-greasy, and keeps my skin feeling great all day. Murad is an amazing line full of amazing products. This lotion is the perfect balance of moisture and control. It keeps my skin feeling fresh all day.” —rBurgos
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $42
Fresh Black Tea Firming Corset Cream Moisturizer
With goji fruit extract and black tea, this fan-favorite moisturizer from Fresh improves elasticity and tightens skin for a defined look—like "a corset for your complexion," if you will. Eighty-eight percent of users reported improved skin strength and a supple bounce to their complexion.
Sephora review: “Got this as a sample, and WOW! It works! Super moisturizing and lifting! Bought the full-size right away! My neck and chest have never looked so radiant!” —sarahbrooks
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $95
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Magic Cream
Just like the name suggests, this moisturizer works like magic to reveal your most radiant and firmest complexion yet. The formulation includes moisturizing ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, rosehip oil, and vitamin E.
Sephora review: “This is such a nice moisturizer! It goes on creamy and it’s not heavy or sticky. I am also prone to breakouts and have combination skin, and this didn’t cause my skin to break out at all. Gives a nice glow!” —Angelenaudell
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $100
Farmacy Honey Drop Lightweight Moisturizer
This naturally derived moisturizer keeps your skin super hydrated without clogging your pores. The formulation also includes honey, which is great for soothing stressed-out skin.
Sephora review: “This moisturizer is truly great for all skin types. It is super nourishing but has a lightweight finish and feel. It is great for use under makeup because...it just gives you the perfect canvas for product application. I love that there is hyaluronic acid in this, plus the cupuaçu butter beads give you that extra nourishment. Love!” —katecal
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $45
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration
This tub of emulsifying cream is what you would call extra in the best way possible. It pampers dry skin and relieves irritated, itchy skin with powerful ingredients such as colloidal oatmeal and shea butter.
Sephora review: “I am a 27yo guy with combination sensitive skin, and this is the only cream that has ever worked for me. It is great during the winter, it soothes my skin. and it feels great and fresh especially after shaving.” —DBO123
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $42
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+
This oldie but goodie (with more than 1,400 reviews) has a cult following and for good reason—the results you see with consistent use are unmatched. This lightweight moisturizer targets not only dryness, but also fine lines.
Sephora review: “I have used this moisturizer for 30 years. Lived in ultra-dry climates and very humid climates. Nothing does the job as well as this lotion.” —coquilter
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $28
Boscia Cactus Water Moisturizer
With a good-for-your-skin concoction—that includes Queen of the Night cactus for rejuvenating, South African resurrection plant for reducing redness, and aloe vera flower extract for comforting dry skin—this triple-threat moisturizer deserves a permanent spot in your skin care routine.
Sephora review: “If this were a man, I'd marry it. I have extremely sensitive, oily, breakout-prone skin and I have to be very careful about what I put on my face. This is lightweight yet so moisturizing that I put it all over my face, including my sensitive eye area and even my lips. I am picky about the ingredients in my products, so this checks all the boxes for me. I will be buying this again and again.” —catxmama
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $38