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Best Moisturizers for Summer Beauty

MIRA BEAUTY • updated Dec 11, 2020
Best Moisturizers for Summer Beauty

Summer beauty is simple with the best moisturizers for your skin type

Moisturizer hits differently in the summer. The thick, hydrating cream that you swore by in winter and spring now feels heavy during the warmer months, and as any skincare enthusiast knows… one of the top rules of skincare is to switch up your routine with the seasons. That means lightweight, gel, and water-based moisturizers to have you feeling cool for the summer, rather than sticky or greasy. But finding the best moisturizers for your skin type can be a challenge, which is why MIRA BEAUTY has done it for you.

You’ll achieve ultimate summer beauty with the best moisturizers for all day hydration as you spend more time outside, while providing that “barely-there” feeling that summer beauty is all about. Feel the heat with the best moisturizers for every skin type this summer.

Dry Skin

Mineral 89 Face Moisturizer by Vichy, $30

Mineral 89 Face Moisturizer Vichy
Source: Vichy

Those with dry skin know that it’s not just a winter problem, and the best moisturizers will deliver all the moisture without feeling too heavy on your skin. We've got your back. And also your face. The Mineral 89 Face Moisturizer by Vishy has nearly perfect ratings for being lightweight, hydrating, and brightening, and combines hyaluronic acid with mineral-infused water to become the best lightweight moisturizer for dry skin. Like, ever. But it’s an essential in the summer as it hydrates your skin under the skin while providing major summer beauty.

Oily Skin

The Water Cream, Tatcha, $68

The Water Cream Tatcha
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You want to avoid acne and shiny skin this summer, without a thick moisturizer that clogs your pores and makes you break out. Haaaaaave you met the Water Cream by Tatcha? It’s packed with Japanese nutrients like Wild Rose, Leopard Lily, and Hadasei-3 Complex to hydrate and clarify your oily skin without making you look greasy, and even reduces redness and blemishes to help you put your best face forward for summer beauty. One of the best moisturizers to keep the oil at bay, in the best way.

Sensitive Skin

Calm Water Gel by Dermalogica, $48

Calm Water Gel Dermalogica
Source: Dermalogica

If the name didn’t give it away, the Calm Water Gel by Dermalogica is the ideal summer beauty product for those with sensitive skin. The texture feels soft and soothing as you massage it into your face, while the advanced hyaluronic acid technology penetrates different layers of the skin to guarantee full coverage and 100% hydration. Calm Water Gel also contains natural ingredients like apple and cactus pear fruit extracts to protect against environmental factors (like you know, summer humidity) and soothe your sensitive skin through warm summer days.

Combination Skin

Confidence In Gel Lotion Moisturizer by IT Cosmetics, $36

Confidence In Gel Lotion Moisturizer IT Cosmetics
Source: IT Cosmetics

While your combination skin soaks up the sun this summer, it should also soak up this incredibly lightweight, barely-there gel moisturizer by IT Cosmetics. As one of the best moisturizers for combination skin in the MIRA community, the Confidence in Gel Lotion Moisturizer will immensely hydrate the dry areas of your face without adding extra oiliness. Don’t let the water-like texture and quick absorption fool you, this product provides up to 72 hours of moisture and a weightless feel that makes it perfect to moisturize, but not irritate, your combination skin for ultimate summer beauty. It even doubles as a primer before you do your makeup for a night out!

Mature Skin

Total Effects Featherweight Moisturizer with SPF 15 by Olay, $20

Source: Olay

The glow up is real this summer with the Total Effects Featherweight Moisturizer with SPF 15 by Olay. It contains active SPF to protect mature skin against the sun, the #1 source of wrinkles and skin-aging, while delivering a boost of vitamins and antioxidants to fill in fine lines and help your complexion look more radiant and refreshed throughout the day. Protect mature skin while giving skin the summer beauty and healthy ingredients it deserves.

Shop summer moisturizers, and all the other seasonal essentials, on MIRA.