Having oily skin is good and bad at the same time because one people with oily skin will not get wrinkles like people with dry to normal skin but this skin type gets greasy and attracts dirt and pollution easily which ends up clogging the pores. This ends up making the skin break out which is hard to control in the hot and humid weather. Oily skin people also think they don’t need to apply moisturizer which is completely wrong. Their sebum gland produces more oil because the skin needs moisture so if you apply a good moisturizer it will stop greasing up the skin but it is hard to find a good moisturizer that won’t irritate the skin and won’t oil up the skin even more. So here we have compiled a list of the top 10 best moisturizers for oily & acne prone skin in India.

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Top 10 moisturizer in India for Oily and Acne Prone Skin

1. Clean And Clear Oil Free Moisturizer (Priced at 80 INR for 100 ml)-

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Best Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin & Pimples in India

The Clean And Clear Oil Free Moisturizer is the most affordable moisturizer for oily & acne prone skin available in India. This moisturizer is lightweight and absorbs into the skin easily. It also contains salicylic acid which is good for treating existing acne and prevents new acne. It beautifully hydrates the skin without looking heavy or greasy. It is one of the best and affordable face moisturizer for oily & acne prone skin in India.

2. Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture Combination Skin (Priced at 299 INR for 118 ml)-

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Best Affordable Moisturizer In India For Oily & Acne Prone Skin

The Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture Combination Skin is an oil-free, non comedogenic and hypoallergenic moisturizer which is wonderful for oily & acne prone skin. The texture of this moisturizer is lightweight and it gets absorbed into the skin quickly without looking or feeling greasy. It gives a matte finish to the skin and it has a SPF 15 that protects the skin from sun. This moisturizer is free of parabens and it does not irritate acne prone/sensitive skin. The Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture Combination Skin is one of the best face moisturizers for oily & acne prone in India.

Also Read: Best Face Washes For Oily Skin

3. Olay Moisturizing Lotion (Priced at 220 INR for 75 ml)-

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Best Face Moisturizer in India for Acne Prone & Sensitive Skin

The Olay Moisturizing Lotion is oil-free and it is made for normal to oily skin. The formula is super lightweight and it effectively moisturizes the skin. The lotion gets absorbed easily and gives a satin finish to the skin. It soothes the skin, makes it smooth and supple. The Olay Moisturizing Lotion is one of the best face moisturizers for oily & acne prone skin in India.

4. Lotus Herbals Alphamoist Alpha Hydroxy Skin Renewal Oil Free Moisturizer (Priced at 265 INR for 80 ml)-

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If you are prone to break out easily then the Lotus Herbals Alphamoist Alpha Hydroxy Skin Renewal Oil Free Moisturizer is a good option. It is an oil-free moisturizer which gets absorbed into the skin instantly and keeps it hydrated. The moisturizer also has skin healing, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. While making the skin soft and smooth it also effectively controls oil and does not agitate the skin. It is one of the best drugstore moisturizer for sensitive & acne prone skin.

5. Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion (Priced at 400 INR for 71 gm)-

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Best Drugstore Moisturizer in India

If you want a good fragrance free moisturizer then the Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion is the one to go. The oatmeal in the product helps in soothing the skin and it also keeps it moisturized all day. The non-greasy formula absorbs quickly, won’t clog pores, and contains no added fragrance. Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion leaves the skin feeling soft, smooth and naturally healthy looking. It is one of the best fragrance free moisturizer for oily and acne prone skin in India.

6. Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion (Priced at 550 INR for 118 ml)-

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Drugstore moisturizers in India for Oily skin

The Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion is another best moisturizer for sensitive and acne prone skin that is absolutely a must try. While the price is not so easy on the pockets, it is specifically made for acne prone skin and easily controls shine. It also has SPF 30 in it which is awesome for the this sunny weather and the best part is that unlike some of the other moisturizers, this one feels light on the skin once applied. If you have ultra sensitive skin and keep breaking out then I totally recommend as it doesn’t clog the pores.
Also Read: Best Drugstore Face Scrubs For Oily Skin

7. Sebamed Clear Face Care Gel (Priced at 500 INR for 50 ml)-

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Best Moisturizer For Acne Prone & Sensitive Skin in India: Top 10

The Sebamed Clear Face Care Gel, as the name suggests, is a transparent gel that feels very lightweight once applied. The high pH of the formula makes it perfect for preventing the growth of acne causing bacteria. While it contains Hyaluronic acid which is great for moisturization and in keeping the skin soft and supple it doesn’t have any SPF in it so a separate sunscreen is needed. Sebamed has always made some of the best products for sensitive and acne prone skin and this is truly one of them. One of the best moisturizer for sensitive skin in India hands down!

8. La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo (Priced at 1350 INR for 40 ml)-

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Affordable moisturizer for sensitive skin in india

La Roche-Posay is known for their extensive range of skincare products. If you want a good moisturizer that helps clearing up the existing acne while hydrating the skin then the La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo is the one you need to try. It is super lightweight and gets absorbed into the skin easily. It doesn’t clog up the pores and it is also free of parabens It is one of the best moisturizer for acne prone and sensitive skin in India.

9. Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 (Priced at 1571 INR for 120 ml)-

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The Aveeno Daily Moisturizer is different from your run of the mill moisturizers with soy complex in its formula. The moisturizer feels light and helps even out the skin tone and discoloration and the proteins keeps the skin healthy while giving long term skin benefits. The moisturizer is light on the sunscreen part so have a sunscreen handy. While it is available in India, it is very expensive but in USA, you can get it for around $12 in Walmart so if you know anyone coming to India, be sure to ask them to buy you some. Overall one of the best moisturizer for oily and sensitive skin that truly soothes the skin and doesn’t cause any breakouts.

Also Read: Best Sunscreen For Oily Skin

10. Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentre (Priced at 3740 INR for 30ml)-

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Best Moisturizer for pimples in India

If you are on the hunt for the best high-end moisturizer for oily & acne prone skin the Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentre is a great one. While it is not available in stores, you can buy it off amazon.in. It is such a good and versatile product because it deeply hydrates the skin and preps it for makeup application. But it doesn’t make the skin oily or greasy and gets absorbed into the skin easily. It soothes and calms acne prone skin and repairs the skin cells while making it smooth and supple. It is dermatologist recommended and is a cult-favorite used by various celebrity makeup artists. It is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates and it is also cruelty-free which is amazing.

This concludes our top 10 picks for the best moisturizers for oily and acne prone skin in India. Hope you enjoyed reading them as much as we enjoyed trying them out.

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2 Comments on Best Moisturizers For Oily & Acne Prone Skin in India- Our Top 10 Picks

  1. Carol
    November 1, 2016 at 3:50 am (3 years ago)

    The best I have ever used is the Monsia intensive moisturising cream.

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    • Pavithra Balakrishnan
      November 1, 2016 at 9:26 am (3 years ago)

      Oh great! I’m not sure if it’s available in India.

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