The best complexion cream is one that best addresses one's complexion issues. There are myriad complexion issues that people deal with including dry skin, patchy skin, blemished skin, and uneven skin tone. For each of these issues, there are probably hundreds of creams and lotions on the market. Before beginning the process of sorting through all of these options, however, specifically identifying one's skin issues is crucial.
For people who are trying to manage dry skin, a hydrating complexion cream is a good choice. Creams made with shea butter, jojoba oil, olive oil, aloe, and Vitamin A are often very good for dry skin. Patchy skin, which is also sometimes called "combination skin," can be treated with a balancing cream that helps to control oil in some areas while hydrating the skin as needed in dry areas. Blemished skin can be treated with a cream that fights pimples and acne. Many skin-care companies that use natural ingredients in their products use tea tree oil in products for blemished skin.
Uneven skin tone can also be addressed with complexion cream. There are some creams that combine both ingredients that balance skin tone and tint to help even the look of the skin tone immediately. Creams and lotions with Vitamin C are often used to help brighten the skin tone and treat uneven tone that may be the result of acne scarring.
Once the right category of complexion cream has been identified, it is time to start sorting through the companies that make that category of cream. Some companies, for example, use all-natural and fresh ingredients in their products. In fact, some such products have to be kept in the refrigerator because they are entirely made out of perishable produce and are not blended with any preservatives or stabilizers. Other companies use all organic ingredients in their products. Others are committed to only selling products that have not been tested on animals.
After finding a company or two that makes the right kind of complexion cream to meet one's needs and to fit ones' price range, it is time to begin testing products. When possible, get travel sizes or testers of products to try out before purchasing an entire bottle of cream. Completing at-home product tests is a great way to find the best cream or a few very good creams for one's complexion.