5 Moisturizers That Are Great For Oily Skin

Even if you have oily skin, you still need to use moisturizer. This must be one of the most overused sentences said by beauty gurus everywhere. As overused as it is, it still rings true, and a surprising amount of people think that because they have oily skin, they don’t need moisturizer. Well, guess what? Since your skin produces sebum to add moisture to your face, then that means that an overactive oil gland is compensating for a lack of moisture and hydration. Adding a moisturizer to your skincare routine will actually help control and lessen sebum production. If you’re not sure how to pick a moisturizer, then you’ve come to the right place! Here’s a list of moisturizers that are great for oily skin. I’ve tried and tested a lot of moisturizers, and I find the ones listed below helped best to control my skin.

Simple Kind to Skin Hydrating Light Moisturizer

Photo taken from Priceline.com.au

Don’t be afraid of the word “hydrating.” Hydrating doesn’t mean greasy, and I found that this moisturizer works best for more combination skin types. It has a light, lotion-like consistency, and it doesn’t overly moisturize my face. It isn’t scented, and it would be great if you have sensitive skin as well.

You can find this moisturizer at Watsons and PCX.

Josie Maran 100% Pure Organic Argan Oil

argan oil
Photo taken from Sephora.com

Yes, this is an oil, but hear me out! Argan Oil is full of antioxidants and fatty acids that are fantastic for nourishing your skin. Argan Oil in particular is great for oily and acne-prone skin because it absorbs into the skin quickly, and its multitasking formula facilitates in the healing and conditioning of your complexion. Argan Oil will leave you with a healthy, dewy face.

You can find this moisturizer at BeautyMNL

Céleteque Dermoscience Hydration Facial Moisturizer

Photo taken from Celeteque.com

This moisturizer is a top pick among Filipina bloggers, and it’s easy to see why. Not only does the water-based, gel-like moisturizer hydrate oily skin without making it feel greasy, it’s also really affordable. This moisturizer is great for extremely oily skin. It’s very lightweight, and it absorbs into the skin quickly; you’ll forget it’s even on your face!

You can find this moisturizer at Watsons and PCX.

Yves Rocher Pure System Stop Blemish Lotion

stop blemish lotion
Photo taken from Yvesrocher.ca

This particular moisturizer is great for acne-prone skin. Not only does it hydrate with its oil-free formula, it also helps prevent breakouts, heals and refines the skin, and keeps the face shine-free. It has a gel-like consistency that absorbs into the skin quickly, so you won’t be feeling like an oil slick with this lotion.

You can find this moisturizer at Yves Rocher (found in SM malls)

Rraw PH Facial Moisturizer

rrawph facial moisturizer
Photo taken from Rrawph.com

This is my current moisturizer, and I’m actually surprised with how well it works to control oil production. It’s quite creamy, so I thought it would feel heavy on my face, but it doesn’t! This moisturizer hydrates my skin, and leaves my face with a semi-matte finish. It has really helped to normalize my sebum production, and I’m very happy with this homegrown moisturizer!

You can find this moisturizer at Rrawph.com

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