It's very important to always moisturize the skin (facial skin especially) as a daily routine.

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Facial moisturizers are immensely beneficial to the skin, even dermatologists recommend the use of facial moisturizers daily to hydrate as well as provide moisture/lock in moisture for the skin to keep it firm, soft, smooth and healthy.

In between washing, cleansing and exfoliating (to keep the skin bright and healthy) the skin is stripped of necessary hydration which is usually restored with a suitable moisturizers.

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However for some choosing the perfect facial moisturizer is a daunting task but these pointers will help in choosing the right one for you.

1. Know you skin.

Firstly, identify your skin type. Do you have oily skin, dry skin, combination skin or nromal skin types? After identifying your skin type then proceed to get a moisturizer formulated for your skin type.

2. Pay attention to the ingredients

It's important to buy moisturizers for your skintype for instance if you have sensitive skin, buy fragrance and oil-free ones and for oily faces buy non-comedogenic (ones that won't clog pores) moisturizers.

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3. Look out for specially formulated ones

Moisturizers specially formulated for skin problems are also worth buying. For instance look out for ones with Vitamin C, Retinol and more that work wonders on the skin.

4. Consider the weather

The weather plays an important role in choosing a moisturizer as well. For instance, thicker formulas are best used for wet/very cold weather where in warmer weather you should opt for lighter formulas.

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5. Wear Sunscreen

Moisturizers offering sunscreen protection are great to keep the skin free from reacting to excessive heat as well protect it from sun rays which can cause lasting damage to the skin.

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