Fall is one of the most promising seasons to look forward to in fashion, but skin-care brands often save their most exciting launches — quite often new moisturizers — for September through November, too. Perhaps it’s that back-to-school feeling of starting anew or an itch to get a headstart on the holidays, but autumn just seems like the ideal time to introduce the world to the most exciting face creams, lotions, gels, and oils the labs have been so diligently formulating.
If you’re currently committed to a moisturizer, be warned: Our picks for best launches arriving this fall will most definitely tempt you into trying something new. Don’t feel guilty, though. With these instant classics, it’s understandable to want in on formulas that promise all-day hydration, a calm complexion, and noticeable glow of both the dewy and matte variety. And with brands like Garnier, Clarins, and Guerlain dropping jars, there are new moisturizers available for every kind of budget and skin type.
Read on prepare for the wonderful new ways you can make sure your face is fully moisturized for the next few months.