Archive for October 22nd, 2009

Face Oils vs. Cream Moisturizers

Face Oils vs. Cream Moisturizers

Consumers are pitting oil moisturizers and cream moisturizers against each other in a battle of which type works better for your skin. According to Ellen Marmur, M.D., Chief of Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, it really boils down to personal preference. Marmur says the different types of moisturizers are just different vehicles that carry the main ingredients. Moisturizers are a mixture of occlusives, humectants, hydrocolloids, and emollient…