New Season, New Skin: 5 Lightweight Moisturizers Perfect for Spring

Posted Tuesday March 25, 2014 9:10 AM GMT

It’s officially spring, and a change of seasons calls for a change in your skincare routine — especially where facial moisturizer is concerned.

As we transition into warmer weather, we recommend using a light-weight solution that’s not going to bog down your complexion amidst the rising temps.

We rounded up five of our favorite springtime formulas that not only boast hydration and anti-aging properties, they also deliver a consistency just right for this time of year. Read on to get the scoop on our must-have moisturizers of the moment.

Ole Henriksen Truth Creme Vitamin C Advanced Hydration, $45: With high amounts of vitamin C at its core, the cream works to brighten a tired complexion and boots collagen production — leaving skin looking more supple. It also promotes cell turnover, which evens out your tone and fades dark spots.

Kate Somerville Oil-Free Moisturizer, $65: If immediate satisfaction is your thing, this cream is for you. You’ll notice a difference in your outer layer after just one use. The unique blend of ingredients such as Pepha-Tight, Red Marine Algae, Sepilift, and sugar-based moisturizers work together to not only hydrate, but also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Caudalie Vinosource Quenching Sorbet-Creme, $39: This beauty favorite helps to keep skin feel and appear silky smooth. Caudalie’s option is fabulous for its antioxidant-rich formula which exudes mega-moisturizing benefits sans oil-overload.

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer, $42: Looking for product that can pull double duty? This is for you. This lightly-pigment formula has the ability to meet all your coverage foundation needs and then some. It moisturizes, provides a perfecting tint, and much-needed sun protection.

Clean & Clear Morning Glow Moisturizer, $5: When we're on the hunt for something cost-effective and efficient, we turn to this drugstore staple. It instantly refreshes with it's brightening qualities, all the while helping to keep our complexion matte with its oil-free solution.

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