We’re talking about ceramides. This unassuming ingredient might not sound as exotic as bakuchiol, or as sexy as AHA, but it’s absolutely essential to achieving great skin. This low-key ingredient is high-key one of the most important additions to any skincare routine. Ceramides repair and restore the skin’s natural barrier, fortifying the skin while deeply nourishing it. It’s ideal for all skin-types so we highly suggest you check out this amazing ingredient here.
If you are unsure of where to start, here are some of our favourite ceramide-enriched skincare products to try:
Elizabeth Arden Vitamin C Ceramide Capsules Radiance Renewal Serum, S$81
This dry oil serum combines two robust ingredients in one capsule: vitamin C for brightening and ceramides to prolong skin’s youthful appearance. Together, they help to protect skin against free radical damage, fight against hyperpigmentation, strengthen, nourish and condition skin so your complexion looks radiant and smooth.
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Sunday Riley Ice Ceramide Moisturizing Cream, S$95
This rich moisturiser is infused with vitamin F, coconut extract, as well as ceramides 3, 6, and 9 that form a protective barrier against environmental stressors to give you plump-looking, baby-soft skin. Extremely soothing and hydrating, it also has beetroot extract to treat dehydration and even out skin tone.
Paula’s Choice Clinical Ceramide-Enriched Firming Eye Cream, S$74
Made with a concentrated blend of ceramides, retinol and vitamin C, this cream instantly plumps and hydrates the delicate eye area, reinforces elasticity and fortifies skin’s protective barrier. Designed to tackle signs of ageing so your peepers look younger and refreshed.
Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream With Ceramides, S$86
This multi-faceted cream is infused with six rare African oils and a plant ceramide complex to reinforce skin’s acid mantle and protect against the effects of everyday stressors. Antioxidant-rich fermented green tea helps fight signs of ageing, while omega acids boost moisture levels. This vegan moisturiser is also free of essential oils, silicones and fragrance.
IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Gel Lotion, S$42
An oil-free gel moisturiser that bursts into a refreshing liquid when massaged into the skin. It is infused with ceramides, glycerin, cactus flower extract and a Tri-Smooth Water Gel Complex to provide up to 72 hours of hydration, soften fine lines, and plump your complexion so it feels and looks radiant and smooth.