Cosmeceutical face moisturisers - Skin Moisturiser Products

Most of the more conventional facial moisturisers out there simply hold water on the outermost layer of the skin, essentially forming a temporary protective barrier, while a cosmeceutical moisturiser should be designed to work differently, with the formula being absorbed into the skin and work to resolve the skin issues at a cellular level.

Cosmeceutical skin moisturisers can help to prevent and treat dry, sensitive and oily skin, while also improving some imperfections and the overall skin tone, look and feel.

Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture +

This lightweight elegant moisturiser has been designed to be worn during the day and at night. The ingredients have been designed to best protect the skin from environmental damage and signs of ageing.

Delivering moisture with a luxurious skin feel, Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture + has the added benefit of Ceramides. These make up 35% to 40% of the lipids in the extracellular [cement] that binds together protective cells in the outermost layer of the skin. [Stratum Corneum].

Ceramides play an essential role in structuring and maintaining the water permeability barrier function of the skin. Ceramides hold skin cells together forming a protective layer that plumps the skin and retains moisture. This restored moisture strengthens the skins natural barrier and helps protect it from environmental damage. The Ceramides in Cosmeceutical Moisture + have the same balance of lipids as skin does.

Ceramides and Resveratrol help improve the appearance of the skin while restoring a youthful glow to the face. It can be used on its own or over your chosen Mx Serum to seal the goodness in. Healing, soothing and with anti-inflammatory ingredients in it, you will feel the benefits of deep moisturising which mimic biochemical processes.

Benefits Of Using Cosmeceutical Skin Moisturisers

Some of the many benefits in using a cosmeceutical facial moisturiser in your daily skincare routine are listed below:

Preventing Skin Dryness

Regular application of good quality moisturisers for dry skin greatly helps to ensure that skin doesn’t get flaky and dry. A smooth, touchable face, even, plumped skin and the addition of much needed humectants and emollients ensure the skin looks and feels its best.

Sun Protection

Now more than ever you should always use a sunscreen. Mx Skincare always recommends that you use a sunscreen with a high SPF formula as part of your daily skincare routine.

Keep Skin Looking Younger

We all wish to ensure our skin looks the best it can be through every stage of life. Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture + as with every Mx Skincare product contains specific ingredients proven to help support, improve and enhance the skin’s appearance

Sensitive Skin

Irritation caused by redness, itchy patches and eczema are common skin conditions. Many skin moisturisers for sensitive skin contain skin calming ingredients like aloe vera or chamomile which help to calm and soothe irritable skin. The addition of Ceramides and Resveratrol in Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture + help improve the appearance of the skin and leave a youthful glow to the face

Fighting Acne

Dry skin is usually a sign to your body that it needs to produce extra sebum to help moisturise your face. Sebum is naturally oily and can clog your pores, which can cause breakouts of acne. People with acne should always moisturise but ensure that it is with a non-clogging facial moisturiser.

Which Moisturiser is best for you?

Depending on your skin’s condition, there are many things to keep in mind when choosing the best moisturiser.

Best moisturiser for sensitive skin

Finding the best moisturiser for sensitive skin means looking for certain ingredients proven to help soothe your skin.  These can include aloe vera or chamomile.  Ensure the formulation doesn’t contain dyes or fragrances where possible, as these can be potential allergens and also check for acids as these can also irritate sensitive skin.   Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture + contains only natural ingredients that respect the skins integrity.

Best moisturisers for dry skin

When looking into the best moisturisers for dry skin you need to look for an oil-based moisturiser that contains ingredients proven to keep your skin hydrated. As a rule, the dryer and more cracked your skin is, the more staying power is needed to prevent water from evaporating from your skin.  Many moisturisers just sit on the skin’s surface, so it is always best to look for a Cosmeceutical one designed to be absorbed beneath the skin at a cellular level.

Mature Skin

As you get older, the skin’s oil producing glands naturally become less active,  This in turn makes your skin dryer, which can then make small wrinkles and imperfections look more visible. The best way to combat this is to pick a skin moisturiser that contains hydroxy acids or antioxidants to combat wrinkles and prevent dry and flaky skin.  Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture + has been especially formulated to address this.

Normal Skin

Normal skin, which is skin that is considered neither too dry or too oily, which means you should look for something that will help to maintain this natural moisture balance such as a light, water-based skin moisturiser which is easily absorbed.

Getting the most out of your skin moisturiser

Having a great face moisturiser is one thing, having a good skincare routine and knowing how to get the most out of it is a different story, so be sure to try these suggestions below:

  • Do not necessarily get the most expensive brand - Just because a skin moisturizer is expensive does not mean it is more effective than a less costly product. Ingredients added to these brands might contain dyes and other ingredients which don't help moisturize and protect the skin. Pat or stain your skin till it's just barely dry, then apply moisturizer immediately to help trap water from the surface cells.
  • Protect yourself from the sun - You may pick a moisturizer that contains sunscreen, which plays double duty by both hydrating skin and protecting it from sun damage. Always use a sunscreen before you go outside.
  • Be willing to experiment - Locate a moisturizer that is suitable for your skin type and leaves your skin looking and feeling plumped and hydrated. Until you find one you like, you might have to try several brands.
  • Use heavy creams appropriately - Do not use any heavy creams on your face unless you've got excessive dryness. You can use heavy creams for your feet, hands and your thighs because those areas are generally drier.
  • Apply moisturiser to your hands and body as needed - Apply after bathing or showering, before exercising outdoors in cold weather, and each time you wash your hands. Your palms get exposure than do any part of the body although often ignored.

Mx Cosmeceutical Moisture +


Apply a small amount morning and night to a cleansed face, neck and décolletage. Can be used on its own but to achieve the full benefit layer over Mx Cosmecutical Serums to help seal them in.


Aqua, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Coco- caprylate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Glycerin, Squalane, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentylene Glycol, Fructose, Urea, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Bisabolol, Ceteareth-25, Hyaluronic Acid, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Maltose, Sodium Pca, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Lactate, Trehalose, Allantoin, Resveratrol, Disodium Edta, Behenic Acid, Cholesterol, Ceramide Np, Caprooyl Phytosphingosine, Caprooyl Sphingosine, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, 1,2-hexanediol, Ceramide Ns, Ceramide Eos, Ceramide Eop, Ceramide Ap.

Why Mx Skincare

Mx Skincare developed by specialist skin care and spa expert Marionne De Candia is a boutique range of products containing only the finest ingredients. Within each Mx Skincare product are components proven to help support, improve and enhance the skin’s appearance.

This boutique skincare range focuses primarily on anti- ageing and incorporates only the finest active ingredients. In selecting these ingredients Marionne was guided not only by her clinical experience, but also by supporting scientific literature.

The Mx Skincare range is suited to anyone who cares about minimising age related skin degeneration and reducing the damaging effects of environmental factors such as UV radiation, toxins and pollutants.

Marionne de Candia’s expertise spans 30 years of commitment to excellence. In this time, she has gained extensive experience in the complete spa spectrum: from spa therapist to specialist facialist, to 5-star spa manager, to luxury spa consultancy. Marionne has played an integral role in the development of some of Australia’s leading spas. The honorary title of ‘Celebrity Facialist’ is reserved for those whom celebrities trust to regularly care for their most precious asset. Her skin care expertise and facial skill sets are well renowned and applauded in a wide range of media from Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue through Conde Nast and spa Industry publications. Her client list includes Elle Macpherson, Kate Hudson and Baz Luhrmann to name a few.

Marionne’s special topic of interest has always been with the ageing skin, particularly the effects of premature ageing due to sun exposure and environmental agents.