Mr. Reliable Lightweight Moisturizer

81 reviews
1 FL. OZ / 30ML

A refreshing, reliable (hah) starting point for your skin’s moisturizing needs. A simple one-and-done for those with normal to oily skin. Layers well over a hydrating serum for those with dry skin.

5% Glycerin 3% Ceramide Complex 1% Sodium PCA 1% Panthenol 1% Boswellia Serrata Extract 0.5% Bisabolol 0.2% Sodium Hyaluronate

Directions: Apply this moisturizer morning and night on a clean face.
Dry Skin: Mr. Reliable is designed to be a layer friendly base. Experiment away with either Aquafix or the Better Oil for a little boost in your moisturizer game.
Oily Skin: Mr. Reliable’s lightweight texture can give you all your moisturizing needs without any unpleasant, sticky feel. A simple one and done perfect for combination skin
A Little Confession... A little confession: this simple yet well balanced moisturizer has been a favorite for male skin types.

Water-loving humectants hold lasting hydration to your skin

5% Glycerin: the humectant water-grabbing gold standard ingredient. This small molecule can effectively wedge into your skin for that plump, soft skin feel.
1% Sodium PCA: This molecule is naturally found in your skin’s water-holding system (NMFs - Natural Moisturizing Factors). Replenish with Aquafix!
1% Panthenol: aka. pro-vitamin B5, this dual purpose molecule both hydrates and soothes skin
0.2% Sodium Hyaluronate: This large molecule can grab up to 1000x its weight in water, keeping moisture to the skin and providing long term hydration.

Long-term barrier repair, moisturization benefits

3% Ceramides Complex

Skin soothers at effective doses to calm irritated skin

1% Boswellia Serrata Extract: Indian frankincense is an ancient extract still relevant today for its skin calming properties. It can calm skin irritated by aggressive active ingredients like acids and retinol
0.5% Bisabolol: The isolated, active components of German Chamomile. It not only effectively soothes skin, but can brighten your complexion too.

*Full Ingredient List: Water, Glycerin, Ethyl Macadamiate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isononyl Isonanoate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Panthenol, Sodium PCA, Behenyl Alcohol, Dipropylene Glycol, Boswellia Serrata Gum, Bisabolol, Jojoba esters, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) seed wax, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Polyglycerin-3, Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Sodium Hyaluronate, Dimethicone, Dimethiconol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C12-14 Pareth-12, Propanediol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Amyris balsamifera (Amyris) oil, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) oil

The chemists have formulated each product using ingredients with the best safety & efficacy profiles. Transparency is a core customer value and we're proud to share all the percentages of our actives we put in every bottle. If you still have any question please email us at to get more info about our formulas.

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Summer R.
United States
Excellent on its own

I really enjoyed this in the evening but it did pearl up when I applied my sunscreen over it in the morning, even after waiting for several minutes.

Bonnie G.
United States United States
Mr Reliable is my go to guy!

I’ve never had a moisturizer absorb like this before. I LOVE it! I’m 42 with combination skin and I’ve tried everything. This is the best and most affordable moisturizer I’ve ever used.

United States United States
Only moisturizer I will buy from now on!

I absolutely love Mr. Reliable. I have very oily skin with some stubborn dry flaky patches on my chin and around my nose. This moisturizer has helped heal those stubborn dry areas and makes my skin feel so hydrated that it helps keep my oily skin at bay. It dries fast and I feel it makes my skin look radiant. I’m on my third bottle and I’ll keep purchasing. I love this product.

United States United States
Light but Absorbs Like a Dream

I got a sample in the most random way–my husband and Victoria's dad were on a startup board together. Anyway, my normally very oily skin was getting extremely dry due to aging and every moisturizer I tried would either clog my pores or do nothing. However, Mr. Reliable lives up to its name. I was skeptical because it's so light, but it went on smoothly and absorbed really well and keeps my face well hydrated without getting too oily or causing acne. I love the light scent! On extra dry days, I add a bit of Balm Voyage.

Caitlin O.
United States United States
Haven't found anything quite like it

While this is a stretch for my budget I haven't found anything quite like it that doesn't irritate my sensitive skin. This is my holy grail

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