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12 Face Moisturisers And Serums For All Your Anti-Ageing Needs

These noisturisers and serums will deliver a youthful glow and meet all your anti-ageing needs.
Dior Capture Totale Super Potent Serum, $265 (50ml)
Turn back the hands of time (and ageing skin) with Dior’s anti-ageing serum. Combined with hyaluronic acid and their C.E.L.L. Energy technology, this citrus and floral scented serum is designed to regenerate your skin cells, replenish moisturise and support skin elasticity. Available at Dior counters. Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum, $98 (30ml)
If you’re looking for a moisturising powerhouse, this night treatment serum from Kora Organics is a solid nightstand staple. Formulated with caviar lime, AHAs, BHA and ferments, this powerful antioxidant protection serum promises to reveal a smoother more radiant complexion the next morning. Available at Sephora Bio-essence Bio-Snail Repair & Smooth Cream EX, $39.90 for 50g
With a blend of TCM herbs such as angelica, wolfberry and ginseng, and the brand’s snail extract, this lightweight face cream deeply hydrates skin while accelerating skin repair and renewal for smoother and more youthful-looking skin. Available at Bio-essence Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+, $30 for 50ml
This classic offering from Clinique helps strengthen skin’s moisture barrier (reportedly by 54 per cent) to help your skin better retain moisture so it looks more supple and youthful. Available at Clinique and Sephora Origins GinZing Energy-Boosting Gel Moisturizer, $50 for 50ml
This oil-free moisturiser helps re-energize dull and lacklustre skin (both symptoms of premature skin ageing) with skin-boosting ingredients such as panax ginseng and coffee bean, to restore a youthful glow to skin. Available at Origins and Sephora First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Face Moisturizer, $40 for 50ml
As skin ages, its barrier functions get disrupted and it loses moisture easily. This lightweight cream has ceramides, a proven-effective ingredient that helps repair and support skin structure to combat ageing effects, as well as shea butter, meadowfoam seed oil and avocado oil to nourish and hydrate skin. Available at Sephora Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream, $49 for 50ml
Your skin starts ageing once you hit your 20s, so don’t wait till your mid-30s to start slathering on preventive ageing and anti-ageing creams. This paraben-free gel cream has minerals and a blend of plant extracts, amino acids and ferments to help calm and soothe skin (irritation and inflammation accelerates skin ageing) while boosting its suppleness. Available at Sephora Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Day Cream (Normal), $26.90 for 50g
This day cream has niacinamide (a form of vitamin B3), which is said to help improve the production of ceramides in skin, to plump up wrinkles and fine lines and even out skin texture. It also has antioxidant-rich green tea to combat free radical damage which leads to accelerated skin ageing. Available at Guardian and Watsons Jowae Wrinkle Smoothing Rich Cream, $50 for 40ml
Suitable for dry and sensitive skin types, this moisturiser has antioxidant-rich Lumiphenols, Jowae’s signature ingredient, and red ginseng to help protect skin against free radical damage and rejuvenate skin. It also helps smooth out skin texture and brighten up skin tone for a more youthful-looking glow. Available at Jowae and Guardian L’Oreal Paris Revitalift Laser X3 New Skin Anti-Aging Day Cream, $41.90
This soft, creamy moisturiser has a blend of ingredients, including adenosine and pro-xylane, to plump up wrinkles and boost the production of collagen, which improves skin density and firmness. There is also a mild exfoliating ingredient that helps smooth out pores and refine skin texture, and encourage cellular turnover for brighter, younger-looking skin. Available at L’Oreal Paris Hada Labo Retinol Anti-Aging + 3D Lifting Gel, $41.90 for 100g
If you have oily and combination skin and prefer lighter, gel-type moisturisers, this is the anti-ageing face cream for you. It has retinol (vitamin A), which is known for its ability to diminish the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles, and hydrolysed collagen and hyaluronic acid which helps plump and firm up skin. Available at Guardian and Watsons Mamonde Moisture Ceramide Light Cream, $45 for 50ml
Hibiscus extract and ceramides in this lightweight cream help strengthen skin barrier functions, to keep moisture locked in for smoother and plumper-looking skin. The flower extract also encourages skin cell turnover, and is said to prevent elastin breakdown, so skin appears firmer and more supple. Available at Mamonde boutiques and counters, and Lazada