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Best for dry skin: Drunk Elephant Beste Jelly Cleanser
Sound the trumpets for this fragrance-free face wash. The unique formula—not quite an oil, not quite a gel—is loaded with marula oil, aloe vera leaf extract, and glycerin to leave skin supersoft and supple.

Best for oily skin: L'Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Exfoliate and Refine Cleanser
Here's a new spin on your wash cycle: Add water, and the dense formula—which contains oil-absorbing red clay and tiny scrubbing particles—transforms into an airy mousse.
$7; drugstores

Best for combination skin: Olay Luminous Micellar Water
Micellar waters contain extremely mild sufactants (micelles) that act like magnets, gently lifting away grime and oil. This no-rinse formula also boasts moisturizing niacinamide and soothing aloe extract.
$9.50; drugstores

Best for sensitive skin: Simple Skincare Water Boost Micellar Gel Wash
Put your freshest face forward with this soap- and fragrance-free cleanser, formulated with micelles to remove all traces of makeup and dirt without stripping the skin of its natural oils.
$8; drugstores

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Day Cream
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Best for dry skin: La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Moisturizer
Consisting of glycerin, ceramide-3, niacinamide, and the brand’s mineral-rich thermal springwater, this intensely refreshing cocktail quenches even the most parched skin.
$20; drugstores

Best for oily skin: Tatcha The Water Cream
You’ll be in the clear with this oil-free moisturizer, packed with two Japanese botanicals (to increase skin turnover), algae (to help banish dryness), and 23kt gold (for sheer radiance).

Best for combo skin: Avène Hydrance Light Hydrating Emulsion
Step up your defense: A lipid trio in this incredibly lightweight formula smooths skin and reinforces its natural barrier, so it can retain moisture.

Best for sensitive skin: Colorescience All Calm Redness Corrective Treatment SPF 50
When your skin needs to chill out, give it a calming dose of this lightly tinted formula, which contains green undertones to neutralize redness and mineral sunscreen to help prevent further inflammation.

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Night Cream
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Best for dry skin: Robin McGraw Revelation Hydra Qwench Moisturizing Night Cream
This hydrator gives top billing to two star players: Squalane and hyaluronic acid, two highly effective moisturizers, are second and third on the formula’s ingredients list.

Best for oily skin: Clark’s Botanicals Retinol Rescue Overnight Cream
A timed-release retinol, which encourages cell turnover and treats blemishes, is the MVP of this acne-fighting cream, but brightening marine extract, protective vitamin E, and calming colloidal oatmeal provide a real assist.

Best for combination skin: Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream
Make the most of your beauty sleep with this dreamy complexion refresher. As you snooze, two varieties of retinol—fast- acting and timed-release—plus a retinol booster minimize the appearance of fine lines and even out tone.

Best for sensitive skin: PCA Skin Retinol Treatment for Sensitive Skin
Does your skin demand a delicate touch? By pairing a robust retinol with niacinamide (a calming antioxidant) and a ceramide (a mighty moisturizer), this blend improves skin texture and tone without irritation.

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Best for dry skin: Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb The Super Hydrating Sheet Mask
Treat your skin to some R&R with this at-home spa staple, saturated with hydrating serum to deliver a serious shot of hyaluronic acid and pomegranate extract.
$3; drugstores

Best for oily skin: Tata Harper Clarifying Mask
For the acne prone, this blemish-busting treatment will really hit the spot: Salicylic acid helps unclog blocked pores and decreases inflammation; a blend of alpha hydroxy acids disintegrates dull, dead skin cells; and quartz sand microcrystals exfoliate.

Best for combination skin: Vichy Minéral 89
Give your skin extra moisturization with this performance enhancer, which contains the brand’s proprietary French springwater and hyaluronic acid for increased luminosity and hydration.
$29.50; drugstores

Best for sensitive skin: Clarins Double Serum
Increasing cell turnover, strengthening the skin barrier, protecting against damaging free radicals—this overachiever does it all with the help of 21 potent plant extracts. And the dial on the bottle’s push button allows you to adjust the amount of serum dispensed.
$89 for 30 ml;

One for All: Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Eye Serum
Inside each of these tiny pots of gold is a talented trio of ceramides (to strengthen the eye area’s delicate skin), antioxidant vitamin E (to hydrate), and a vitamin A derivative (to help smooth fine lines).
$60 for 60 capsules;