Other than a smile, one of the greatest ways to wipe out the sulking expression on your face is to treat your face with a luxurious amount of moisturiser or day/night cream. Pamper yourself by massaging the cream in a circular motion onto your skin.
Moisturizing products, which are made to hold water in the skin, often contain humectants and emollients as ingredients. Humectants, such as urea, glycerin and alpha hydroxy acids, work by absorbing water from the air around you. Emollients, such as lanolin, mineral oil or petrolatum, fill in spaces between skin cells to smooth the appearance of rough skin [source: Mayo Clinic]. Look for these ingredients in more than just lotions and creams — cleansing bars, body washes and even deodorants can contain ingredients that moisturize your skin