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Top 3 La Roche Posay Creams

Top 3 La Roche Posay Creams

As far as drugstore moisturizers go, La Roche Posay creams are some of the highest quality.

I absolutely love this skin care brand for great formulas at affordable price points. Because I have extra dry skin, I especially love their non greasy face lotion.

Skincare Products with BowTiedFawn branding

In this piece, I’ll cover 5 of the best La Roche Posay skin moisturizers:

  • Substance Riche Anti-Aging Cream
  • Effaclar Mat Mattifying Moisturizer for Oily Skin
  • Toleriane Double Repair Facial Moisturizer with SPF
  • Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer
  • Toleriane Double Repair Matte Face Moisturizer for Oily Skin

Each one makes for a good face cream step in your skincare routine. But depending on your skin type, you’ll like some better than others for optimum benefits.

Substance Riche Anti-Aging Cream ($58.99)

La Roche Posay Cream with BowTiedFawn branding

Who is this La Roche Posay cream good for?

This stuff will nourish your protective skin barrier for nearly any skin type, but I think it’s best for:

  • Rough skin (like eczema prone skin)
  • Very dry skin
  • Extremely sensitive skin
  • Mature skin

This La Roche Posay product has a rich texture though, so I suggest you go with a different face cream if you have acne prone skin.

I mean, you should still apply face moisturizer if you get acne. But you’re better off with a lightweight moisturizer.

Key Ingredients

Some key ingredients included in this dermatologist recommended formula are:

  • Pro-xylane
  • Glycerin
  • Shea butter
  • Silica
  • Dimethicone


You can pick it up in Ulta Beauty or online here.

Will it help with skin texture?

If your skin type if prone to skin texture, you’re better off getting a separate product with salicylic acid in it.

A good moisturizer will sooth your face and body, but it can’t get rid of pimples on its own.

Effaclar Mat Mattifying Moisturizer for Oily Skin ($32.99)

La Roche Posay Cream with BowTiedFawn branding

Who is it good for?

This skin care product is ideal for people who really need a non greasy face moisturizer. In fact, it’s probably my favorite of the La Roche Posay creams for acne prone skin.

Key Ingredients

Thanks to the silica in the La Roche Posay formula, this face moisturizer is a good addition to a skin care routine to control oil for acne prone skin.

It also includes thermal water for skin hydration which is good for moderately dry skin or even sensitive skin.

Dermatologists generally recommend moisturizing even for oily skin, so I really like this for greasier skin conditions.


You can pick it up in Ulta Beauty or online here.

Toleriane Double Repair Facial Moisturizer with SPF ($20.99)

La Roche Posay Cream with SPF with BowTiedFawn branding

La Roche Posay Toleriane is a popular line under this brand for a good reason. The face cream is generally good, especially since it will provide enhanced hydrating benefits.

However, this is a sunscreen, unlike the La Roche Posay Toleriane Double Repair moisturizer.

Is it a good sunscreen?

I’m big on applying sunscreen, so I like this anti aging sunscreen SPF.

I’m happy that it’s SPF 30 as compared to many which are only SPF 15. That’s not enough in my opinion!

Can you use it for your body?

The bottle is too small to be enough for your body, but it’ll work for your face regardless of skin type.

To be clear though, it won’t do much for skin texture because it doesn’t have any salicylic acid in it.

If you’re looking for a good body moisturizer though, check out my First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream review.

Key Ingredients

Some of the key ingredients in this La Roche Posay Toleriane formula include:

  • Thermal water
  • Ceramides
  • Niacinamide (a derivative of vitamin B3)
  • Glycerin

These ingredients are clinically tested to help with skin hydration and skin discoloration.


You can get it in Ulta Beauty or online here.

In Conclusion

La Roche Posay is super convenient to find – whether its Ulta Beauty or European pharmacies, you’ll be able to find it.

I mean, any face lotion typically (or face cream typically) will treat visible signs of aging like smile lines a little. So yeah, you should be moisturizing your skin daily.

Once you recognize that happy skin feeling after using a good face cream with enhanced hydrating benefits, you won’t go back anyways.

Their non greasy, fragrance free skincare products have been clinically tested to bring you daily relief and not clog pores. Depending on your skin type, La Roche Posay makes a face cream for everyone.

Remember that moisturizers work best on clean, damp skin. So you should make sure to pick up a face wash or gentle cleanser that suits you!

I suggest reading my Stratia Velvet Cleansing Milk Review and Drunk Elephant Jelly Cleanser Review if you’re looking for one.

Definitely check out La Roche Posay products – your skin’s barrier will than you.

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