Why Dr. Brandt Hyaluronic Facial Cream Is Worth It

This $72 moisturizer adds volume and leaves you with a dewy glow.

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Hi you beautiful human, welcome back to Worth It, my bi-weekly breakdown of the absolute best new beauty product I've tried. Sure, splurging on makeup or skincare is a risk, but trust that this beauty editor will only recommend something I wholeheartedly believe is worth every penny. Because you deserve the best of the best. Keep reading to discover the one product you do not want to miss out on, and catch up on the latest Worth It breakdown, here.

Dr. Brandt Hyaluronic Facial Cream


With the help of hyaluronic acid, the power of five peptides, and volumizing microspheres, this lightweight cream plumps, restores, and sculpts your skin to perfection. Hyaluronic acid is the singlemost important ingredient for retaining water in the skin, which equates to maximum moisture (there's no such thing as too much hydration, FYI). Basically this do-it-all moisturizer will keep your skin forever young.


Preventative skincare in your 20s is the secret to minimizing wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin in years to come. I'm not a fan of waiting "four to six weeks to see results," I guess that's the millennial in me. As soon as I work this pillow-soft moisturizer—which is a heavenly hybrid between a gel and light-as-air cream—into my skin, it does a magic trick. The trick consists of plumping-up my perpetually tired skin in the mornings with a double-shot of hydration. The sunken bags under my eyes are instantly smoothed and every dry spot disappears. I compare its effect to an at-home alternative for filler: It adds volume where needed and gives your skin the most gorgeous glow.

Let's talk texture, because no one wants a cakey moisturizer in the summer. The refreshing consistency of this lightweight product is ideal for the heat. I love layering it on right before I apply makeup because it makes my products go on dewy, not sweaty, just like I like them. The shea butter swimming around in the formula is what keeps the hydration lingering for 72 hours, as the brand claims. I simply can't get over how glowy and radiant this magic cream makes my skin look! I plan on gifting it to my mom, who is a guru when it comes to anti-aging products, to see what it does to her skin. Stay tuned.

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Maya Allen
Former Beauty Editor

Maya Allen is the former Digital Beauty Editor at MarieClaire.com where she covered makeup, skincare, haircare, wellness, you name it! She has a 15-step skincare routine, owns over 200 red lipsticks, and enjoys testing the latest and greatest in beauty. On most weekends, you can find her at her happy place, which is her makeup vanity. There, she’s usually blasting her speakers while singing along to lyrics at the top of her lungs, and making sure her highlighter is on point.