A great moisturizer is an essential prerequisite for well-rounded skin care. Not only does it help soften and moisturize the skin, many of the best moisturizers also contain components such as broad-spectrum soothing niacinamide and SPF to treat and protect them. "I compare [moisturizing] to providing mortar in bricks," Temitayo A. Ogunleye, M.D., assistant professor of clinical dermatology at the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, told SELF. "Seals" the cracks between your skin and allows you to retain moisture for longer. "
At SELF we have written about a number of different moisturizers, but it may be hard to find the right one for your specific skin problem ̵
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