Best Astringents For Oily Skin – Top 7 Picks

If you have oily skin, an astringent should be a permanent item in your beauty kit. Astringents are beauty products that help refresh your pores, remove excess sebum and improve your skin’s ability to breathe naturally. For those men and women, who have been fighting acne and pimples, astringents are a great beauty product. Here are some of the best astringents for oily skin:

Clear Face Astringent: A 100% Ayurvedic herbal product, this astringent cleans your face and removes excess sebum. It also refines your pores and reduces their large appearance on your skin. By doing so, it prevents acne and also prevents the appearance of aging. This is an instant skin clean solution that should be in your bag all the time. It comes in a convenient enough size. A 100 ml bottle is priced at Rs. 60.

Clear Face Astringent

VLCC Punarnava Astringent: Another revolutionary product from VLCC, this astringent controls oil secretion and instantly refreshes your skin on the go. You no longer need elaborate beauty treatments and facials to balance your skin. It tones and evens sebum production to reduce and even completely eliminate acne. A 100 ml bottle is priced at Rs. 135.

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VLCC Punarnava Astringent

Vichy Normaderm Purifying Astringent Toner: If you need an astringent to take care of several of your skin problems, Vicky’s Normaderm purifying toner is for you. A 200 ml bottle is available for Rs. 990. This acne treatment formula contains salicylic acid that purifies and treats acne prone skin. It also reduces your pore size and decreases the sebum production. The astringent contains glycolic acid, salicylic acid and Vichy’s trademark Thermal Spa Water.

Vichy Normaderm Purifying Astringent Toner

H2O+ Oasis Mist: Enriched with various sea minerals and natural ingredients, the H2O+ Oasis Mist is a one of a kind formula that instantly refreshes your skin, energizes it, and hydrates it without making it oily. It also makes your skin glow instantly. The Sea Mineral Complex and marine botanicals also improve your skin texture while reducing pore size. A 150 ml bottle is priced at Rs. 1,000.


Kaya Revitalizing Tonic: Your skin needs tonic too, and Kaya has come up with just the product. This alcohol free astringent and tonic contains soothing herbs and botanical ingredients for controlling and balancing your skin’s natural oils and remove impurities. The tonic is easy to use and leaves your skin feeling clean and refreshed. It’s cooling properties are great for rejuvenating fatigued skin. You can follow it up with Kaya’s revitalizing cleanser and moisturizer. A 200 ml bottle is priced at Rs. 450.

Kaya Revitalizing Tonic

Nivea Visage Oil Regulating Toner: Nivea has years of experience in taking care of women’s skin. If you have oily skin, the oil regulating toner will work wonders for you. It is ideal for mixed and oily skins. It can help clear out the problem areas – especially the oily T zone. The toner contains lotus extracts and skin health boosting vitamins which clarify your skin, remove excess oils and refreshes your skin efficiently. A 125 ml bottle is priced at Rs. 149.

Nivea Visage Oil Regulating Toner

Thalgo Reviving Marine Mist: Thalgo is among the most luxurious brands for skin care in India. This marine ingredients based astringent mist revitalizes your skin while boosting regeneration of your skin cells. It contains pure sea water and comes in an ozone free aerosol can. It is also free from silicone and parabens so it is suited well for sensitive skin as well. The mist contains red algae, salt reduced sea water, a complex of sepitonic M3 and grapefruit extract. The mist is available in a tin spray can and can be easily sprayed on your face. A 150 ml spray can is priced at Rs. 1,770.

Thalgo Reviving Marine Mist

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