Moisturisers are an often overlooked yet crucial part of our skincare regimes. Sure, they may not be as Instagram-friendly as the hottest new serums, or smell as good as the latest face oils – but they can do wonders for your skin. And as it stands, there’s one moisturiser in particular that is outshining the rest – Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream.
The popular product was voted best moisturiser in the world by a 100,000 women in Australia following the country’s inaugural Beauty Election, and for good reason. Designed to for those seeking a ‘deeply nourishing, restorative cream’, it promises instant hydration without feeling thick or greasy on your skin.
As stated on its pot, the moisturiser is made up of six rare African oils, enriched with antioxidants including marula, baobab, and passion fruit. It also contains glycerin, and hyaluronic acid, which is known to condition the skin.
With fermented green tea to combat ageing and inflammation, as well as plantain extracts to boost firmness, elasticity and density, the product has been hailed by beauty editors for its ability to dry oily skin and create a matte finish. That, and its velvety smooth texture which is quite literally as light and fluffy as whipped cream – minus the sugary stickiness, of course.
‘It’s like an angel gently kissing your face,’ one reviewer wrote, while another said: ‘This moisturizer has such a lovely texture. It sinks nicely into the skin and makes my face feel silky.’
However, all good things come at a price (especially if that thing is a skincare product) and in this case, that price is slightly hefty at £71.50. But, before you turn away – think of it as an investment. After all, it is known for its many great benefits for your skin, and 100,000 women can’t all be wrong.