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intensive moisture balance

ultra-nourishing moisturizer

Ultra-nourishing moisturizer restores lipid balance to dry, depleted skin for optimal barrier performance. BioReplenish Complex™ delivers a proven combination of key barrier lipids to help enhance the skin’s natural resilience and support barrier recovery.Learn More

Ultra-nourishing moisturizer restores lipid balance to dry, depleted skin for optimal barrier performance. BioReplenish Complex™ delivers a proven combination of key barrier lipids to help enhance the skin’s natural resilience and support barrier recovery.Learn More

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intensive moisture balance

Ultra-nourishing moisturizer restores lipid balance to dry, depleted skin for optimal barrier performance. BioReplenish Complex™ delivers a proven combination of key barrier lipids to help enhance the skin’s natural resilience and support barrier recovery. A prebiotic Chlorella Algae complex helps rebalance the skin’s natural microbiome for healthy-looking skin. Hyaluronic Acid, combined with Echinacea, Centella Asiatica and Aloe Vera, locks in hydration to help enhance the skin’s moisture content and reduce the appearance of fine lines.
Although there is no standard for establishing a gluten-free designation for topical skin care products, independent laboratory testing confirms that this formula surpasses the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ingestible standards and can therefore be considered gluten-free.
gluten-free
Formulated without animal-derived ingredients
vegan
Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors
no artificial fragrances and colors
Formulated without Parabens
paraben-free
Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA
cruelty-free

benefits

  • Strengthens the skin’s lipid barrier.
  • Help rebalance the skin’s microbiome.
  • Intensely moisturizes dry, depleted skin.

how to use

After cleansing and toning, apply over face and neck in light, upward strokes. Use twice daily, morning and night.

quick tip

Prep skin with Multi-Active Toner to enhance moisturizer absorption.

ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, PEG-8, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Lactamide MEA, Cetyl Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Rosa Centifolia Flower Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract, Lecithin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycolipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Superoxide Dismutase, Sodium PCA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Carbomer, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, Aminomethyl Propanol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool.

Dermalogica is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy of the ingredient lists on this website. However, because ingredients are subject to change, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, up-to-date and/or error-free. For an accurate listing of ingredients in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

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Is this a facial or body moisturizer?

idaLucia

Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can use this moisturizer on the face, neck and chest. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

Is this product non-comedogenic?

Ande

Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This is an oil rich moisturizer meant for oil dry skin. If you are concerned with clogged pores, try Active Moist or Skin Smoothing Cream instead. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

What is the difference between using this or adding hydro boost to a dermalogica moisturizer?

Christina

Hello , Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This moisturizer is oil rich for oil dry skin and it offers hydration to the skin. You should be ok using it by itself if your skin is dehydrated and lacks oil. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

HI, I see this is a new formulation, with different packaging. Can you summarize the differences between the prior and new version of intensive moisture balance? I'm having trouble finding a synopsis on why and how it was changed on the web

D

Hello , Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The new Intensive Moisture Balance formula delivers even more hydration to the skin and helps to balance out the skin's natural Biome. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

I've been using this product for many years now. I notice Dermalogica keeps increasing the price. Is there a particular reason for the recent price increase? I don't notice any specific changes to the actual product itself. Thanks so much, Kristen

Kristen

Hello , Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Intensive Moisture Balance was reformulated to delivery even more hydration to the skin. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

Dose this come with a spf

Lydia

Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can mix it with Solar Defense Booster SPF 50. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

I have always used Intense Moisture... is this very different to the old one? I will be purchasing but curious to know if the texture has changed?

Nic

Hello , Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. New Intensive Moisture Balance is still oil rich for oil dry skin but now it is more hydrating as well. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

Is this product good for very sensitive, dry, skin? Or is skin smoothing a better option?

Nadia

Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. If your skin is dry and lacks oil, Intensive Moisture Balance is the right choice for you. If it is dry and lacks water and oil, Skin Smoothing Cream is a good choice too. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

Which is more effective for aging skin Active Moist or Intense Moisture Balance

Brenda

Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can use either moisturizer and use Antioxidant Hydramist along with it. Antioxidant Hydramist is a toner that prevents aging without oil. Mist it on to firm, hydrate and fight aging. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

Can i use this product with the smoothing cream as my skin lacks oil and is dehydrated?

Susie

Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Skin Smoothing Cream can work with dehydrated skin that lacks oil. Rather than use two moisturizers, try a hydrating serum like Phyto Replenish Oil or Skin Hydrating Booster. Kind Regards, Bernadette

Bernadette

 
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