Best Face Moisturizers for Oily, Acne and Pimple Prone Skin in India
By Contributor: Ruchi Jain
If you think oily skin does not need any moisturizer, then you are wrong. Many people skip the moisturizer in their CTM routine in order to prevent oiliness on skin because of the acne and pimple scare but that results in damaged and dehydrated skin. Oily skin too needs nourishment and care, so have a look at the 10 best moisturizers which are suitable for oily skin. The moisturizers listed below are not in a ranking order.
1. Lotus Herbals Acne Gel Tea Tree Anti Pimple and Anti Acne:
Oily skin tends to be acne prone so this is best gel based moisturizer for keeping acnes at bay. It leaves skin soft and supple, feels very light on skin and get absorbed easily. Those suffering from acnes should try it as it helps in combating acnes and lightening acne marks. INR 233 for 100ml.
2. Kaya Daily Use Sunscreen with Spf 15:
It’s a water based moisturizer which is best for oily skin. It hydrates skin without making it feel sticky. After 5mins of application the moisturizer is completely absorbed in skin. It comes with Spf 15 which protects skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays. INR 790 for 50 ml
3. Garnier Skin natural Oil Control Fairness Cream:
It gives skin shine free fairness through its oil trapping technology coupled with the whitening efficacy of natural lemon essence. It ensures shine free skin for almost 8 hrs in all seasons. Regular use lightens the skin tone and acne marks. It has slight lemon-y fragrance and it feels like weightless mousse . INR 199 for 40 ml
4. Neturogena Oil free moisture for combination skin:
This is non -comedogenic moisturizer, which is dermatologist tested. Its most suited for those having dryness in some areas and oily in some. This moisturizer is with Spf 15 and quite soothing and hides skin peeling that could be caused by acne treatments. A small quantity is required each time. INR 299 for 118 ml.
5. Lotus Herbals Alphamoist Alpha Hydroxy Skin Renewal Oil Free Moisturizer:
It is a light weight, oil free moisturizer. It gets absorbed into the skin quickly. Best for oily and acne prone skin as it leaves the skin soft and supple and keeps oil at bay for a good 6-7 hours. INR 195 for 80 ml.
6. Clean and Clear Skin Balancing Oil free Moisturizer:
Its a light weight, water based moisturizer. It is gentle on skin and does not clog pores. Leaves skin supple and soft and keeps oil at bay. This comes with affordable pricing and available at local stores. INR 80 for 100ml.
7. Cetaphil Moisturizing lotion:
This is a bit thick moisturizer and best suited for those undergoing acne treatments especially in winters because this can leave skin a bit oily and sensitive. It feels sticky after some time so its best suited for winters only. INR 230 for 100 ml
8. Lacto Calamine Skin balance oil control Nourishing Cream:
It contains goodness of castor oil, glycerin and Kaolin clay to absorb oil. It’s good for oily skin and mild acne prone skin, but not for severe acne problem. It leaves skin soft and gives a matte finish. INR 125 for 120 ml.
9. Sebamed Clear Face care Gel:
Its oil free gel based moisturizer. Its free from parabens and other irritants. It has the right pH of 5.5 which is healthy for skin. It could feel a bit sticky on face. Best for acne prone skin. INR 500 for 50 ml
10. FabIndia Vitamin E skin hydrating cream for oily skin:
Its light weight cream and get absorbed quickly with no residue behind. Keeps oil at bay for a long time. It hydrates skin and leaves soft and supple skin. INR 225 for 120 ml
Which is your favourite face moisturizer for oily skin?