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Product summary

Based on the ingredient list, "CeraVe - Skin Renewing Night Cream" can work well for skin moisturization. To work well, any moisturizer needs to include a combination of water-binding and emollient ingredients. CeraVe - Skin Renewing Night Cream ticks this box. Biosaccharide gum-1, dextran, glycerin, hyaluronic acid and saccharide isomerate in this product (humectants) attract water molecules to the upper layer of the skin (the water comes from the outside air or from the deeper layers of the skin if the air is dry). Emollients in this formulation (caprooyl tetrapeptide-3, ceramide 1, ceramide 3, ceramide 6 ii and phytosphingosine) help to reduce the moisture loss from the skin. They also soften the skin surface and relieve the feeling of dryness and tightness.

Ingredient callouts

  • As a plus, this moisturizer also contains ceramides (ceramide 3 0.45% - 0.70%, ceramide 1 0.45% - 0.70%, ceramide 6 ii 0.50% - 0.75% and phytosphingosine 0.15% - 0.30%). Ceramides are a type of lipids that our skin produces itself. They are a building block of the skin's barrier. Ceramides used in skincare are synthetic or extracted from plants. They work well for softening the skin surface and "patch holes" in the skin's barrier.
  • This moistruizer also contains peptides (tripeptide-1 0.30% - 0.55% and caprooyl tetrapeptide-3 0.35% - 0.65%). Peptides is a very big group of ingredients. They all consist of a different combination of amino-acids. Our skin produces peptides naturally. Some of them work as natural anti-biotics, promote wound-healing and production of collagen. The scientists are still studying how effective the topical application of peptides is, but it is very likely that peptides in skincare are helpful. They might be able to support skin barrier restoration and even have an anti-aging benefit. At the very least, they certainly help attract water to the skin and support the hydration in this way.

Irritation risk

This product does not contain known common irritants and is suitable for sensitive skin. We assess the overall irritancy of this moisturizer to be low. For a detailed overview of all potential irritants: click here

You can see the detailed formula review with the breakdown of all actives in the product and the full ingredient list with estimated concentrations in the tables below.

What our users say

Based on 1 review 100% recommend this product
  • When it comes to comedogenicity, the reviewer found that it does not clog pores.
They find the product's texture to be heavy - light and In terms of the smell, our users report that no smell.


The product retails for 33.49CA$ in Canada, for 37.99A$ in Australia, from 16.99$ up to 21.00$ in the United States and for 23.77£ in the United Kingdom.

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