Which Moisturiser Is Best for Me?

Which Moisturiser Is Best for Me?

Sensitive skin? Skin that is always dry? Cracked skin? Irritated, red skin? Damaged skin? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one dealing with some kind of skin situation. It seems that everyone we talk to has a skin problem, or at least knows somebody who does. What started as one original MooGoo cream has now grown into a range of over 40 products that help people with their skin and scalp issues, all of which are suitable and safe to use for all skin, all over, and all ages.

Not sure which one to go with? We created our creams with specific solutions in mind, so there is a method to the sizeable selection of moisturisers we offer. Here’s what each of our moisturisers has to offer so you can make a confident decision on what will suit you the best!

Skin Milk Udder Cream

Perfect For: Dry, Dull, and Fragile Skin

Key Ingredients: Milk Protein, Rice Bran Oil, Sweet Almond Oil

RRP: from $12.90

This is the infamous Skin Milk Udder Cream, the one that started it all. You know the story, right? If not you can read all about how MooGoo came to be. This moisturiser is full of naturally nourishing and soothing oils like Rice Bran Oil, Sweet Almond, and Olive Oil that penetrate into the skin to restore skin hydration and provide all-around protection from skin stressors. We also included Aloe Vera to soothe the skin, and Milk Protein to increase skin elasticity which helps it remain youthful and supple. As with all MooGoo products, it’s 100% free from parabens, phenoxyethanol, and other harsh, nasty chemicals commonly found in skincare.

Because of these potent soothing ingredients, many medical professionals began noting Skin Milk's effectiveness as a moisturising cream for oncology patients suffering dry and damaged skin following radiation treatment and chemotherapy. Today, Skin Milk is recommended by several oncologists and nurses nationwide, and its success in clinical environments.

Skin Milk Udder Cream is suitable for everyone and if you're new to our moisturisers, it's a great place to start.

Full Cream Moisturiser

Perfect For: Dry Skin

Key Ingredients: Olive Squalane, Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil

RRP: from $14.90

Our Full Cream Moisturiser was the second moisturiser we made. The difference between this and our Skin Milk Udder Cream is that our Full Cream Moisturiser is targeted at those with more flaky dry skin. It’s thicker, creamier (hence the name), and, richer as well. It features the same soothing properties as the Skin Milk Udder Cream, but with some tweaks for extra hydration. For example, we added Coconut Oil and Olive Squalane both of which are high in the types of fatty acids that healthy skin needs and loves. This means deeper, heavy-duty hydration can be achieved! We also went the extra mile and created a proprietary fragrance blend that is phthalate free and hypo-allergenic. The combination of Apple Cider Vinegar, natural Pear and Vanilla scent makes our Full Cream Moisturiser smell like a delicious dessert. Not one that tastes so great, but even if you did decide to eat it the ingredients are so safe there’s no need to worry!

Soothing MSM Moisturiser

Perfect For: Sensitive, Red, Itchy and Irritated Skin

Key Ingredients: MSM, Sweet Almond Oil, Coconut Oil

RRP: from $18.90

Our Soothing MSM Moisturiser is for when things have really gone array. Had a long day at the beach and resembling a tomato more than a human? Soothing MSM will calm and soothe your skin, and you'll even feel the heat fade from your pores. Chemical burns? Severe reactions? Or simply just extra fussy skin? Our Soothing MSM Moisturiser will help comfort any stress your skin may be under. The star ingredients in this beautiful medium-weight wonder? Olive Squalane, Allantoin and of course MSM.

Wait, what is MSM? MSM is organic sulphur, and stands for Methylsulfonylmethane (try saying that five times!). In the human body, MSM acts as the “glue” that holds together our amino acid chains – aka the building blocks of all tissues. Not only does it combat inflammation caused by redness (hello, sunburn), irritation, and sensitivities, but because of its positive association with collagen, it also wards off wrinkles by decreasing the breakdown of collagen beneath the skin. What a show-off! It is even believed to improve hair and nail growth, fight against cracked or thinning nails, and improve the overall health of cuticles – so we implore you to try it as a hand cream as well.

Those dealing with painful acute acne may also find relief due to its calming and anti-inflammatory properties from the likes of Sweet Almond and Coconut Oil – both high in fatty acids that healthy skin needs and irritated skin loves.

Shea Sorbet Butter Balm

Perfect for: Very Dry, Cracked, and Rough Skin

Key Ingredients: Natural Vitamin E, Hemp Seed Oil, Shea Butter

RRP: $13.50

The Shea Sorbet Vanilla Butter Balm is a rescue balm for extremely dry, rough, and chapped patches of skin. Think cracked heels, elbows, knees, and cracked fingers and lips. It's intense and deeply hydrating because of the beauty of Shea Butter. Shea Butter is one of the most intensely moisturising, natural ingredients around, however, on its own, it’s too hard to apply to the skin directly.

To capture its nourishing properties and make them available for your skin, we mixed it up with some other hydrating and soothing ingredients like Allantoin, Natural Vitamin E, and Hemp Seed Oil to help make it rub in and deliver the moisture to where it’s needed most. Don’t have super dry patches? It’s also perfect as a night-time hand cream, and a bonus: it smells like vanilla cookies!

Double Cream with Ceramides

Perfect For: Very Dry, Thin & Damaged Skin

Key Ingredients: Ceramides, Vitamin E, Emollient Lipids

RRP: $24.90

The Double Cream with Ceramides is a therapy cream designed to replenish and bring damaged skin back to its healthy state. Due to its innovative barrier technology, with emollient lipids and potent antioxidants, and Natural Moisturising Factors, the Double Cream locks hydration within the skin and keeps irritants out. The Double Cream with Ceramides is a barrier cream that will help protect the skin, without feeling uncomfortable on the skin.

We added Ceramides for further skin-barrier reinforcement. What are ceramides? Ceramides are a key component of the skin that those with damaged or sensitive skin lack. Without Ceramides, the barrier function in the skin weakens, and a compromised barrier means vital moisture can escape and external irritants, pollutants, and allergens can get in. Not to mention, a compromised barrier and a lack of hydration within the skin can often lead to flare-ups. These, combined with natural Glycerin to hydrate, Aloe Vera to soothe and Vitamin E to nourish make a deliciously rich cream that can basically turn a raisin back into a grape* (*please note, this is an untested theory).

Fast Hydrating Lotion

Perfect for: All Skin Types, Including Sensitive

Key Ingredients: Sweet Almond Oil, Olive Squalane, Niacinamide, and an Advanced Emulsion System for quick absorption.

RRP: $24.50

We made this moisturiser after getting a lot of requests from our customers and stockists to add a light(er)weight formula to our moisturiser range. Our classic Skin Milk Udder Cream has generally been our suggestion for those looking for an all-around restorative cream, but it seems that there are many people that prefer something even lighter, particularly when dealing with thin, very sensitive, or damaged skin. Heavier creams are great for deeply nourishing, nurturing, and protecting dry skin, but they can also take a little longer to apply, especially all over the body on a regular basis. Ain’t nobody got time for that! So, here is a time-saving lotion that will get the whole family hydrated, dressed, and out the door ASAP.

But don’t be fooled into thinking that lighter means less because the Fast-Hydrating Lotion still packs a protective punch. Using an advanced emulsion system, this one still features our favourite moisturising oils like Sweet Almond and Olive Squalane, as well as soothing and repairing ingredients like German Chamomile and a low percentage of Niacinamide; excellent for strengthening the skin barrier. All of this in a quick-absorbing, hypo-allergenically scented lotion that rubs in s-MOO-th and absorbs quickly.

Still Not Sure?

If you’re still feeling confused about what moisturiser is right for you that’s A-okay! We have countless ways for you to get in contact with us for a personalised analysis. Whether it's over the phone, our online quiz, or through our socials, we have you covered.

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