Best Moisturizers for Oily Skin -Top 7 Picks


If you thought that your oily skin does not need a moisturizer, think again! Hydration of the skin is different from the oiliness that is there in your skin. In fact, using a light non-comedogenic moisturizer, especially made for oily skin can put an end to your oily skin woes. This is because, when you apply the moisturizer, it restores the moisture balance in the skin. The skin realizes that it has enough moisture and suppleness and will cut down on the sebum that it produces. With sebum production cut down, don’t your worries come to an end? So all you need to do now is to make sure that you are using a moisturizer made for oily skin. And to help you make that choice, we have listed here the best moisturizers for oily skin. Go ahead and pick one of them and say goodbye to oily skin.


Best Moisturizers for Oily Skin 

1. Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture

Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture

The Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture is a dual action moisturizer that moisturizes the dry areas and controls the shine in oily areas. It has a special oil-absorbing microsponge system that controls shine and oiliness. The oil free lotion is non-comedogenic and fragrance free and gives you a matte finish through the day. It is priced at Rs. 299 for 118 ml.

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2. Clean and Clear Skin Balancing Moisturizer

Clean and Clear Skin Balancing Moisturizer

The Clean and Clear Skin Balancing Moisturizer is an oil-free formula that moisturizes without any greasiness. The moisturizer is non-comedogenic and is rich in sailicylic acid which helps prevent acne and blackheads. The moisturizer keeps the skin feeling clean and beautifully clear. It is priced at Rs. 80 for 100 gm.

3. Aroma Magic Hydro Gel

Aroma Magic Hydro Gel

The Aroma Magic Hydro Gel is a deep nourishing and lubricating gel that is rich in lactic acid. The gel prevents skin dehydration and dryness without making it overtly oily. Regular use of the gel on the face regenerates the skin and cellular tissue. It is priced at Rs. 175 for 50 gm.

4. VLCC Skin Defense Lavang Moisturizer

VLCC Skin Defense Lavang Moisturizer

The VLCC Skin Defense Lavang Moisturizer is made for oily skin. The moisturizer with neem and clove oil extracts helps in controlling excess sebum production and removing acne. It leaves the skin non-greasy, smooth and radiant. It is priced at Rs. 125 for 100 ml.

5. Jovees Aloe Vera Moisturizing Lotion

Jovees Aloe Vera Moisturizing Lotion

The Jovees Aloe Vera Moisturizing Lotion is specially formulated for oily and sensitive skin. The formulation helps in keeping the skin hydrated by balancing the skin’s oil and moisture and maintaining it supple throughout the day. It is priced at Rs. 165 for 100 ml.

6. Lacto Calamine Skin Balance Oil Control

Lacto Calamine Skin Balance Oil Control

Calamine Lotions are great for treating skin irritations. Lacto Calamine lotion has Glycerin which helps in moisturizing the skin and kaolin which absorbs excess oil from the skin. The lightweight lotion removes dead skin cells from your skin and nourishes it from within. It is priced at Rs. 144 for 120 ml.

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7. Sebamed Clear Face Care Gel

Sebamed Clear Face Care Gel

The Sebamed Clear Face Gel is free from oils and emulsifiers. It has panthenol that helps in healing acne lesions. It has a pH of 5.5 to prevent the growth of acne causing bacteria. The aloe vera and Allantoin in the gel soothes dry skin and hydrates it. It is priced at Rs. 500 for 50 ml.

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