10 Best Face Washes for Oily Skin Available in India

Top 10: Best Face Washes for Oily and Acne Prone Skin in India

Everyone wishes to have a glowing skin that looks healthy and feel smooth. But sometimes you don’t get what you want. Your skin might look fresh and bouncy in the morning but turn sticky, oily and dark as the day progresses. This is the sign of oily skin. Those with hyper-active sebaceous glands usually have an oily skin and need to use a face wash specially designed for acne and that is why I am listing down a round up of my favourite face washes for acne prone oily combination skin that are easily available in the Indian market. The sebaceous glands that produce sebum or natural oils of the body may turn hyper active due to a number of reasons, one being the raging hormones. This explains why most Teenagers just at the time of attaining puberty suffer from the oily skin problem to a large extent. There are many other cumbersome skin issues associated with oily skin such as zits, pimples, pustules, boils, rashes,      blackheads, whiteheads etc. These are collectively called acne.

In other words if your skin is oily, it becomes a magnet attracting grime, dust and dirt which congest the skin pores continually along the dead cells that keep accumulating everyday on your skin surface opening the doors to hoards of unwanted skin problems.
Those who have oily skin need to take special care of their skin. Special attention has to be given to skin cleansing. Thorough cleansing is necessary to unclog the skin pores completely of impurities, and remove all the extra oil from the skin. A good Face Wash or Cleanser ideally made for the oily skin can do so. Let’s learn about the best face washes available in India for oily skin.

List of Top Ten Must Have Oily Skin Face Washes in India:

1. Clean & Clear Foaming Face Wash

This Foaming Face Wash from the renowned brand Johnson & Johnson is a well known face wash for oily skin. The rich foam washes away all grime, sweat and oil and safeguards skin against acne and pimples. The ingredient Triclosan in the face wash fights acne causing bacteria because it has unique anti bacterial properties. The glycerin in the product gives smoothness to skin and checks the risk of drying or any sort of irritation. Price: Rs.90

2. Jolen Face Wash Gel with Lemon Extracts for Oily skin

This is a soap-free non-oily facial cleanser from Jolen that comes with Lemon Extracts. These organic naturals deeply cleanse your pores of all impurities refreshing your skin with a light tangy aroma. It also functions as a great exfoliater and complexion booster, lemon having acidic properties in it. Even it functions as a great skin PH Balance restorer giving your skin a toned up supple look. So the face wash comes with countless benefits. Price: Rs.120

3. Neutrogena Oil free Acne face wash facial Cleanser

With this amazing oil-free acne control cleanser you can control both oiliness and acne. The Salicylic acid content in this is 2%. It will heal the skin damaged due to acne, prevent further resurgence and will also kill acne germs. One of the best face washes in India. Price: Rs.299

4. Vedic Line Neem & Brahmi Disinfecting Face Wash

Unclog your skin pores and remove all the excess oil with this unique herbal formulation from Vedic Line. It is infused with Brahmi as well as Neem oil and deeply cleanses your skin pores pulling out all impurities. Also it contains camphor and tea tree oil for total skin disinfecting purposes plus soothing skin irritation. A super cheap face wash. Price: Rs.70

5. Himalaya Purifying Neem Face Wash

This cleans your skin thoroughly of oil and dirt and checks acne outbreaks. The famous brand Himalaya is known for its products that are rich in herbal ingredients. The anti-microbial and anti-bacterial action of Neem, Turmeric gives the face wash, the power to kill acne germs and heal the lesions which makes it a top choice for those with oily skin. Price: Rs.100

6. Lakme Clear Pores Face Clean-up Face Wash

This Lakme deep pore face wash comes in a green tube is meant for the oily skin. It aims at unclogging pores of dirt and excess oil. The salicylic acid in it checks acne while the extracts of green tea give your skin a revitalized and refreshed feel. Price: Rs.110

7. VLCC Acne Care Oil Control Face Wash

This innovative oil control facial cleanser from VLCC leaves your skin clean, smooth and refreshed by purging skin pores of deeply embedded dirt, grime and bacteria. Menthol soothes skin irritation. Kaolin soaks extra oil, Aloe extracts smoothens and refreshes skin, Clove oil fight acne germs. Price: Rs.49

8. Jovees Tea Tree Oil Control Face Wash

This is a great Oil control facial wash by Jovees made from pure botanicals straight from Nature’s storehouse. Extracts of Aloe, Tea Tree, Cucumber and Apple juices are present in this Face Wash. Tea tree oil checks acne tendencies of the skin, and the net result is a clean refreshed look. A top favorite face wash for combination oily skin. Price: Rs.64

9. Olay Acne Control Face Wash Salicylic Acid Acne Cleanser

This Oil free facial cleanser from Olay controls oiliness, cleanses skin effectively, de-congests the pores thoroughly of bacteria and gives you pure spotless skin. The Salicylic Acid in it makes it a great acne fighter.

10. Pond’s Oil Control Skin Mattifying Facial Foam

The unique formula of this face wash has anti-oil Bio-5 that removes all extra oil to make you look pristinely clean, fresh and matte. Foams like crazy which is why those with ane prone skin will enjoy! Price: Rs.69

Choose any of these face washes in India and get relief from combination oily skin. Let us know your recommendations as well.

Editor: My favourites are Za Foaming Cleanser, Lakme Clear Pores, Lotus Herbals Tea Tree face wash, Lotus Herbals Neem Face wash, Clean and Clear morning energy and Neutrogena Deep Clean

Which is your favourite face wash for oily skin? Share your views with us.

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