These 13 Nordstrom Skincare Gems Fly Off the Shelves Because They're That Good

We all know that Nordstrom is a destination for the latest and greatest in designer wares, but it’s also a playground for beauty lovers, especially those who are die-hard skincare aficionados. This is why the next time you’re on Nordstrom’s website shopping for a new pair of shoes or a cute jacket, let your fingers scroll over to the beauty department. Whether it’s legacy labels or buzzy new brands, there is always something exciting and new to discover. Who can resist that feeling of being a kid in a (skincare) candy store?

If you need some guidance on what to add to your cart, we’ve got you covered. After all, Nordstrom’s skincare category is vast, and it can be useful to break things down in terms of formula preference, skin type, and specific concerns. Maybe it’s a retinol night oil that all of your friends swear by or that iconic moisturizer that you’ve always been curious about but weren’t sure it was right for your skin. Either way, we’ll help you navigate your way through the retailer’s luxury skincare offerings. One thing’s for sure: These skincare products are the most popular ones on the site, meaning Nordstrom shoppers keep coming back again and again when they need a restock. Keep scrolling—the best skincare products to try at Nordstrom are below.

There’s a lot to love about this popular Vacation sunscreen, from its lightweight feel to the fact that it’s free from oxybenzone, octinoxate, parabens, and PEG to the classic coconut fragrance that’ll make you nostalgic for summers past. 

Are you the foam-cleanser type when it comes to face washes? This one contains antioxidant grape water, purifying sage extract, and soothing chamomile. 

Got 99 problems and large pores are one of them? Use this skin softener after cleansing to help reduce the appearance of pores and improve uneven texture. 

If you have sensitive or oily skin and want the benefits of La Mer’s iconic Miracle Broth but are afraid the original cream might be too thick, the brand’s gel-cream formula might be the one for you. 

Best Nordstrom skincare products



Keep the skin around your eyes tight, hydrated and looking more awake with this eye cream, which contains RéVive’s powerful Bio-Renewal Technology. 

Dry and normal skin types will want to get their hands on Dior’s Rich Cream, as it helps skin look 50% more nourished and radiant. 

Luna has everything you’ll want in a night oil—retinol to help fight wrinkles, large pores, hyperpigmentation, and uneven texture and soothing and calming botanicals like chamomile and blue tansy to help with redness. 

Skincare fans swear by this serum over other luxury brands, as it helps prep and prime the skin for other products, all while boosting hydration levels and making it feel incredibly smooth and supple.

Best Nordstrom skincare products



These exfoliating pads have been a lifesaver for some reviewers, who say that the pads have cleared their skin from breakouts while smoothing out rough and uneven texture. 

If you have combination, oily, or acne-prone skin, this balm should be on your radar. It contains seaweed as well as botanical extracts like tea tree, juniper and thyme. 

This serum helps with everything from protecting the skin from environmental damage to helping with elasticity and aging signs. It’s definitely on the higher end, but reviewers say that a little goes a long way with the formula. 

A really good body wash not only cleanses your skin but nourishes it, too. Available in four options (including fragrance-free), this body wash will give your skin all the hydration and protection it needs thanks to marula, cacay, and meadowfoam oils, as well as a ton of vitamins and antioxidants. 

This iconic face cream instantly brings hydration to skin, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as providing the perfect base for makeup. (You’ll find this in many makeup artists’ kits.)