The girls with oily, acne-prone skin know how important it is to treat blemishes with masks, cleansers, and/or toners. But how selective are you when it comes to choosing a moisturizer? Moisturizer is a very important element in your routine because the thirstier your skin is, the more oil it produces, which leads to more zits and breakouts! We’ve done a little research to bring you the best moisturizers for acne-prone, sensitive and oily skin. Note: When selecting a moisturizer, the most important word you need to look out for is “non-comedogenic”, which is fancy way of saying that it won’t clog your pores!
1. Boscia Daily Natural Purifying Deep Cleansing Gel Face Cleanser
This affordable, water-based moisturizer is non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, and oil-free. If you are the type who typically shies away from creamier, thicker moisturizers, then this lightweight lotion is a great option for you. Plus, it can be found at virtually any drugstore.
2. Perricone MD Hypoallergenic Nourishing Moisturizer
Perricone MD is a luxury beauty brand, but trust me, you get what you pay for. This moisturizer is non-comedogenic , and perfect for those of us who experience occasional breakouts, but also want to work some anti-aging ingredients into our skin care. It is very gentle, and contains loads of antioxidants that soften wrinkles and help preserve a youthful complexion.
3. Cetaphil Face Moisturizer With 0.5% Salicylic Acid
Cetaphil is a dermatologist’s best friend, and it’s no surprise why. Cetaphil’s Daily Moisturizer is non-comedogenic, lightweight, and has a non-greasy formula. Bonus: this moisturizer contains SPF so can get hydrated, and protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.
4. CeraVe Moisturizing Cream, 19 Ounce
This Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer features a blend of hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and MVE technology. It has a rich, velvety texture that quickly absorbs, leaving your skin irresistibly smooth without any greasy or sticky residue. Perfect for both face and body,, for dry, sensitive, or eczema-prone skin.
5. Clinique Acne Solutions Clearing Moisturizer
This non-comedogenic, medicated moisturizer is perfect for those who need an extra punch to treat blemishes and breakouts. The Clinique Acne Solutions Clearing Moisturizer controls oil, soothes skin, and clears acne and redness. Plus, this lotion gets bonus points for being very affordable.
6. Boscia Clear Complexion Moisturizer with Botanical Blast
Boscia is famous for creating all-natural, preservative-free, botanically-based skincare. This moisturizer from Boscia is non-comedogenic, lightweight, and keeps pores clear. Bonus: a dose of bamboo extract refines pores and controls oil throughout the day!
What are your concerns when selecting a new facial moisturizer? Have you tried any of these moisturizers before? Let us know your experience in the comments section below!