We’re just going to ask the questions all of you are constantly wondering: Why the hell are anti-aging products so insanely confusing? Is it too much to ask that someone just tell us exactly what to slap on our faces to make us look like glowing, ethereal cherubs? Why isn’t there a map in the skin-care aisle? If you feel the same, we’re right there with you. Luckily, we searched high and low for the answers.
Well, maybe not answers, because most of it has to do with marketing, sales, blah, blah, but we are here with a list of the best anti-aging night creams for all skin types, so you can be told exactly what to use, without the headache of guessing. Each of these moisturizers is formulated with superhero anti-agers, like retinoids, peptides, antioxidants, and fruit acids, so your skin will look smoother, glowier, and definitively less lined after a few weeks of consistent use.
Read on to find out which product is best for your skin care needs and get to slathering.
A version of this article was originally published in February 2017.
For aging skin that needs a little calming...
Verso Skincare Night Cream, $100; at Sephora
For aging skin that's speckled with dark spots and marks...
L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Bright Reveal Brightening Dual Overnight Moisturizer, $19.99; at L'Oréal Paris
For aging skin with bumps and rough patches...
Caudalíe Night Infusion Cream, $76; at Caudalíe
For aging skin that's always a bit dry...
Philosophy Renewed Hope In a Jar, $47; at Philosophy
For aging skin that tends to get oily...
A Complete Facial Youth Moisturizing Cream, $48; at A Complete
For aging skin with some deep-set wrinkles...
Dr Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Anti-Aging Moisturizer, $72; at Dr Dennis Gross
Dr Dennis Gross
For aging skin that loves natural ingredients...
Herbivore Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment, $58; at Herbivore
For aging skin that feels a little loose...
Korres Black Pine Firming, Lifting & Antiwrinkle Night Cream, $68; at Korres