In need of super-hydrating/ultra rich facial moisturizer

vhdos

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It seems as though the skin below my nose/above my upper lip is always dry. Sort of like chapped lips, but goes beyond that. I use Obagi skin care and a prescription retina-a, so I know that those types of products can be drying (but I need them for anti-aging). Can someone recommend a super-hydrating/ultra-rich facial moisturizer?
 
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vhdos

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I've tried some oils before and although they work well to hydrate, they tend to cause minor break-outs if I use them repeatedly.
 

Cait

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Avene Extra Rich Compensating Cream or Cicalfate if it's... really burnt.
 

Swanky

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I've been using Fresh's Seaberry Moisturizing Oil and Ole Henrickson's Pure Perfection and I'm literally having the 1st winter I can remember without dry skin.
The oil isn't oily, it's almost like a dry oil, it's absorbed into my skin immediately w/ zero residue. I can't explain it, it's just gone.

The Ole Henrickson has been fantastic but has glycolic and lactic acids in it so probably isn't right for you. I do HIGHLY recommend the Fresh oil though. Can't say enough about it.

Look into Caudalie Vinosource Intense Moisture Rescue Cream, it's actually what I went to Sephora to buy but left w/ Ole Henrickson instead because I needed the acids.

I also think Aquaphor is magical in small areas like that :biggrin:
 

Jesssh

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I use pur minerals moisture infusion (gel) with another moisturizer on top. It's a little sticky by itself. My face loves it!
 

sadiesthegirl

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Its on the pricy side but I keep a jar of Sisley Creme Reparatrice around for this purpose. Its rich, thick and deeply moisturizing. I use it to supplement my regular moisturizer on days when my skin is very dry, irritated, etc... I have used this for close to 20 years. great stuff that works.