Mulayam, soft twacha – who doesn’t want that? But oily skin? Naah! Skin types can be broadly segregated into four types – normal, oily, dry, and combination. Each of these skin types need a different skin care routine to take care of their uniqueness and maintain good health. And a quality moisturiser is definitely one of the products that you should include in a wholesome skin care routine.
So, here are 11 moisturisers that are worth a try for all the desi naaris with an oily skin for you to #BeALittleMore careful about your skin health.
1. Plum Green Tea Oil Free Moisturizer
Powered with the goodness of green tea, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, squalane, and willow bark, this oil-free, non-greasy formula makes for a lightweight moisturiser. Its consistency makes it suitable for not just oily and acne-prone prone skin but normal and combination skin types as well. The actives leave your skin fresh and supple. The fragrance-free formula from this vegan and cruelty-free skin care brand is also perfect for those who are allergic to scents.
Price: Rs 447 (50ml)
2. St. Ives Renewing Collagen & Elastin Moisturiser
The paraben-free, cruelty-free, and dermatologically-tested grease-proof moisturiser replenishes the lost collagen and elastin in your skin, restoring its natural elasticity and softness. At the same time, the non-oily formula takes care to maintain the right oil balance in your skin, ensuring that it is neither oily nor dry.
Price: Rs 383 (400ml)
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3. Happily Unmarried Moisturizing Cream
The SLS and paraben-free moisturiser is enriched with myramaze, the South African resurrection plant, that controls dehydration by leaving a thin membrane on your skin. Shea, sunflower, and almond oils also do the same job of keeping your skin hydrated, without making it feel sticky. On the other hand, liposhield protects the skin from the damages caused by harmful radiation from electronic gadgets and stretchiness of skin that happen due to spending long hours in air-conditioned environments.
Price: Rs 299 (100gm)
4. Himalaya Radiance Gel Cream
Especially made to meet the unique requirements of the oily skin type, barbary fig imparts the much-needed hydration to your skin while winter melon is laden with antioxidant properties that keep your skin rejuvenated. The moisturiser gets quickly absorbed by the skin without making it look or feel oily, and also maintains the moisture balance by hydrating the skin. Last but not the least, it restores the radiance of the skin.
Price: Rs 221 (50gm)
5. Biotique Saffron Youth Anti-Ageing Cream
The vegan, cruelty-free clean beauty product, inspired by Ayurveda, nourishes your skin from deep inside without leaving an oily residue on the surface. It imparts firmness to your skin and protects it from the apparent signs of premature ageing like fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging.
Price: Rs 198 (50ml)
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6. Aroma Magic Vitamin C Skin Brightening Gel SPF 30
Apart from the oil control formula, the moisturiser is enriched with SPF 30 and a host of natural ingredients like citrus essential oils and juices. Being a vegan and paraben-free brand, the moisturiser is devoid of chemicals and toxic ingredients. What’s more, it is also free of artificial fragrances.
Price: Rs 338 (100gm)
7. Neutrogena Oil-Free Facial Moisturiser SPF 15
The oil-free formula of the moisturiser ensures that it is non-comedogenic, that is, it keeps the face free from acne. The non-greasy, lightweight consistency is formulated to do just that! Apart from the 12-hour moisturisation, the gel-based cream also protects the skin from the harmful rays of the sun, rejuvenating your skin, and making it look and feel younger. The moisturiser is as suitable for oily skin as it is for normal skin.
Price: Rs 473 (115ml)
8. Garnier Light Complete Moisturising Serum-in-Lotion
Embalmed with the goodness of Vitamin C and yuzu lemon essence, it has what it takes to control oiliness of skin. To add to that, it moisturises your skin intensely, protects the skin from damage caused by the sun, lightens dark spots, and also brightens skin tone. It leaves your oily skin smooth and looking natural, without depriving it from the oil that it needs to stay healthy.
Price: Rs 275 (250ml)
9. Lakmé 9-to-5 Naturale Aloe Aqua Gel
The immense benefits of aloe vera cannot be emphasised enough. And when a skin care product comprises this one ingredient, you can be rest assured that you are sorted for life when it comes to taking care of your oily skin. Not just oily skin, it is equally suited for all skin types. It acts as a perfect primer for your makeup
Price: Rs 298 (100gm)
10. Ponds Super Light Gel Oil Free Moisturiser
Enriched with hyaluronic acid and Vitamin C, the non-oily consistency is a boon for the skin, offering it a non-sticky glow. The superlight formula keeps the skin hydrated without it leaving a thick layer that feels heavy on the skin. It can be used as a primer to prepare your skin for a smooth makeup finish. Keep it in a refrigerator for a fresh water glow.
Price: Rs 386 (247gm)
11. Mamaearth Oil Free Face Moisturizer With Apple Cider Vinegar For Acne Prone Skin
Apple cider vinegar is known for controlling acne that is usually the result of an oily skin. And this moisturiser makes the most of its benefits. Hypoallergenic and dermatologically-tested, the product is free from paraben, sulfates, mineral oil, SLS, and petroleum as well as artificial fragrances, colours, and preservatives.
Price: Rs 278 (80gm)
Pick and choose or mix-n-match with the above list of moisturisers especially crafted for oily skin and your dream skin wouldn’t be far away!
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