Best Japanese Moisturizer For Face – Top 4
The best Japanese moisturizer will hydrate your face so well that your skin will thank you! Well-hydrated skin is key to good skin because it would help to retard aging and helps your skin to recover quicker from acne marks. It also would make your skin look so healthy, plump, and glowing. Japanese facial moisturizers are very high in quality so you will not regret using them! Check out these best Japanese facial moisturizers which also include selections that have anti-aging properties and whitening (scar, pigmentation and spot fading) properties:
Best Japanese Moisturizer For Face – Top 4
Shiseido Elixir products are very popular so even Chinese tourists would regularly buy a cartload of them. Shiseido Elixir Superieur Enriched Cream CB has won not only 1, but 2 major awards in 2016. In 2016, it was ranked no.2 in @cosme The Best Cosmetics Awards 2016 for face cream. In addition, it also won the 2nd place in Voce Best Face Cream Chosen By Readers in 2016. In 2017, it was ranked number 1 in @cosme The Best Cosmetics Award 2017 Mid-Year For Face Cream.
Shiseido Elixir Superieur Enriched Cream CB is a moisturizer with a rich texture which is ideal for mature or dry skin. It contains Build Collagen 1-4, Double Stem Complex and Collagen GL to moisturize the skin deeply and make the skin firmer. It is an anti-aging cream that works on your skin while you are sleeping, so you will wake up with skin that is infused with moisture.
Shiseido Elixir Superieur Enriched Cream CB is highly recommended if you want your skin to look firm and glowing from within. This product has receive many glowing reviews. Many users have remarked that they have seen improvement in skin elasticity and translucency after using this face cream.
b.glen QuSome Moisture Rich Cream contains QuSome® Age Recovery Complex which consists of five cosmetic ingredients that activate cells in the dermis layer and slow down aging wrapped in a unique penetration technology, QuSome®. Qusome is a technology initially developed for drug delivery system in the medical industry. The technology micro-encapsulates active ingredients so they can penetrate deep into the skin and be released slowly without causing irritation to the skin.
The 5 ingredients in QuSome® Age Recovery Complex are:
- Polyamine (soybean sprout extract): It is an anti-aging peptide that promotes the formation of collagen and hyaluronic acid. It has the effect of restoring the skin’s elasticity which improves wrinkles and sagging. It also has antioxidant effect and is effective in prevention of skin aging.
- Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2: It acts on the “basement membrane” between epidermis and dermis and supports the synthesis of collagen and elastin. It create new cells and normalize turnover, increases skin barrier function and improves firmness.
- Lamirin (oligopeptide-6): It is a kind of amino acid and is a component contained in seaweed such as kelp.
Lamirin also acts on the “basement membrane” between the epidermis and the dermis to repair the basement membrane.
- Aqua Extreme: Derived from rhubarb, Aqua Extreme helps to generate collagen and enhances barrier function. It also helps to prevent aging.
- Hibiscus flower fermentation liquid: It protects skin from ultraviolet ray damage. In addition, there is an antioxidant effect on epidermal cells.
Although the texture of this Japanese face moisturizer is not very sticky, it really moisturizes the skin from the inside. Some moisturizers may be oily but the inner skin still looks dry and tight. Therefore, b.glen QuSome Moisture Rich Cream is great for those with dry or dehydrated skin whose skin would benefit a lot from deep-down hydration. The skin will look very plump and hydrated after usage.
All-in-one moisturizers are popular among people who are too busy or lazy to use multiple steps in their skincare routine. One of the all-in-one moisturizers I would recommend is the Perfect One Whitening Gel. It is a 6-in-1 product which has the functions of lotion (toner), milky lotion (emulsion), cream, essence, mask, and makeup base.
Perfect One Whitening Gel contains tranexamic acid as an active ingredient to lighten acne marks, pigmentation, and freckles. In addition, it has a combination of five types of collagen and 59 types of beauty ingredients for anti-aging and moisture care. If your skin is dry, it is easier for pigmentation to occur so this gel is good for both moisturizing and whitening purposes. This product also contain Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate as an anti-inflammatory to soothe the skin.
As this moisturizer has a gel cream consistency, it does not feel heavy on the face. Thus, it is also comfortable to be used by oily-skinned individuals during the summer. This product does not contain any parabens, synthetic coloring and synthetic fragrance.
If you are looking for a great, affordable Japanese drugstore moisturizer, then you should give Curel Kao Intensive Moisture Cream a try. It is one of the best-selling and most popular Japanese drugstore moisturizers currently. As of October 2017, Curel Kao Intensive Moisture Cream is ranked the no.1 face cream on @cosme and no.1 best-selling face cream on Amazon Japan.
Curel products were created with sensitive skinned-individuals in mind, and Curel Kao Intensive Moisture Cream is probably the most famous moisturizing cream for sensitive skin in Japan. Curel Kao Intensive Moisture Cream does not contain fragrance, alcohol and coloring. It has also been allergy-tested.
Curel Kao Intensive Moisture Cream contains Ceramide functioning ingredient and Eucalyptus extract to repair the skin’s moisture barrier and keep the skin thoroughly moisturized. Despite being very moisturizing, the texture is lightweight and does not make your skin look shiny.