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10 Tips for Choosing Your Best Moisturizer

Match the face cream to your skin's biggest needs

En español | Face cream used to be a simple shmear of goop that smoothed dry skin, softened wrinkles and (fingers crossed!) didn't make us break out. Then, like Clark Kent emerging as Superman, our humble everyday moisturizer gained miraculous powers. Amped up by powerful ingredients and lots of social media buzz, it became a bold age-disrupting skin care star. We now have thousands of choices, each with its own claim to fame. Tricky? Sure. But here's how to find your 50+ skin care hero: