Oily has its own struggles as well as advantages. You might as well think which advantage, well oily skin ages at the slowest speed as compared to it’s counter part skin types.
Choosing a moisturizer for oily skin is the trickiest part of having an oily skin. I have oily, acne prone skin and after so many years I have actually been able to pick up some best moisturizers for my oily skin easily available in India.
Moisturizers can also be categorized in two or three types like oil free moisturizer in India
, light weight moisturizer and cream based moisturizers. Some like to go with the gel based moisturizers which are 100% oil free. Whereas as some like the light weight moisturizers which have some amount of oil in them but still are in gel form. Another type is of lotion or cream based moisturizers which contain water as main ingredient.
Moisturizers for oily skin contain star ingredients which are know to reduce acne. Most commonly found ingredients in moisturizer for oily skin are green tea, glycolic acid, salycilic acid, tea tree essential oil etc.
Best Moisturizer for Oily Skin in India
Sebamed is the a drugstore based best moisturizer for oily skin in India. The gel based, 100% oil free moisturizer goes well under a sunscreen without causing any problem. It is a Hyaluronic Acid based product which helps in retaining the skin’s moisture levels. This moisturizer for oily skin is also pH balanced to maintain a healthy skin barrier. Price – 476 INR for 50ml
Neutrogena Hydroboost Gel
Neutrogena Hydroboost Gel is another drugstore based product which is light weight in texture and made with Hyaluronic Acid. The price of this is definitely high for the job it does. It also contains silicone as an ingredient, so make sure you are double cleansing from time to time. Price – 950 INR for 50 gms
Ponds Superlight Gel moisturizer, has same texture as Neutrogena Hydroboost Gel, but it contains two types of Hyaluronic Acid, the one with big molecules and another one with small molecules. The moisturizer sufficiently moisturizes the skin and makes it soft and smooth, no wonder it contains silicone, do make sure you double cleanse regularly. If you apply the ponds Superlight Gel moisturizer in excess it sweats a bit, so don’t use it under your sunscreen. Price – 149 INR for 73 gms
Gulnare Aloe Vitamin E Cream
Gulnare Aloe Vitamin E Cream is good for daily use and I swear by it’s ultimate hydrating effects.Made with aloe, vitamin E and cucumber extracts, this product is organic and easily available on major shopping portals. I personally feel Gulnare Aloe Vitamin E Cream is the best moisturizer for oily skin in India. Although make sure you do not introduce water into it, as it is preservative free. Price – 700 INR for 60 gms
ENN Rose Ultra Light Hydrating Creme
I haven’t personally tried this creme although one look at the ingredients list it seems like a winner for oily acne prone skin. It is fortified with Aloe Vera Gel, Glycerin, Jojoba oil, real rose oil and Vitamin E. This is a light weight gel like Gulnare Aloe Vitamin E Cream. Price – 750 INR for 50 gms
Fiducia Botanical Soothing & Hydrating Gel
A hydrating, light-weighted gel, oil free and all natural formula makes this gel the best moisturizer for oily skin in India. It contains oat protein, hyaluronic acid and pro vitamin B5. It calms and soothes the skin while also improving the overall texture of the skin. It helps in retaining the moisture while being effortlessly light, non-sticky, fragrance free, oil free and silicone free. Price – 1125 INR for 50 gms
Mamaearth Oil free Moisturizer
Mamaearth Oil free Moisturizer is ideal for oily acne prone skin, due to the oil free formulation. It helps in retaining natural moisture of skin while making it smooth and elastic. This moisturizer works on reducing existing acne, pimples. The moisturizer is free from silicone, paraben, SLS and harmful chemicals, however is not fungal acne safe. Price – 299 INR for 50 gms
The Nature’s Co. Water Lily Oil-free Hydro Face Gel
The oil-free hydro face gel features a blend of water lily, aloe vera gel and liquorice extract. This moisturizer for oily skin contains the goodness of Water Lily extracts that melts into your skin. It gets ultimately absorbed leaving the skin smooth, supple and hydrated for hours. It literally feels like you haven’t applied anything. This moisturizer is a vegan one in this list of best moisturizer for oily skin in India. Price – 1195 INR for 50 ml
Plum Green Tea Matiffying Moisturizer
I have seen many bloggers rave about this one, although I couldn’t user this one regularly. The fact that it contains glycolic acid, green tea extracts makes it a winner as the best moisturizer for oily skin in India. The light weight formula makes it easier for daily use. It can be often found on discount online.
Price – 470 INR for 50 ml
I have used SoulTree Tulsi & Sandalwood Moisturizing Gel during the rough phase of my skin and it has proved to be beneficial. Fortified with neem, sandalwood, lodhra, Tulsi, Aloe Vera, Witch Hazel it helps in reducing acne. I have also experienced the tightening effects on my pores. So if you don’t mind the price would suggest picking up. I would tag this as the best moisturizer for oily in India. Price – 450 INR for 40 ml
Fiducia Botanicals Hemp & Rose Otto Facial Lotion
Fiducia Botanical Skincare Hemp & Rose Otto Facial Lotion moisturizes the skin while reducing the breakouts. It also helps in healing the cystic acne and a very little quantity goes a long way in moisturizing. Overall best moisturizer for oily skin in India which can be used during day as well as night for oily skinned beauties. Price – 950 INR for 30 gms
Suganda White Lotus Moisturizer is fortified with Glycerine, White Lotus Extracts, Niacinamide and Sodium Hyaluronate along with other ingredients. Niacinamide also brightens the skin and reduces acne with regular usage. White Lotus Moisturizer is deeply hydrating and calming. It helps in lightening the dark spot and promotes healthy skin. I have personally used this moisturizer although my skin doesn’t tolerate Niacinamide well. Although many people feel this as best moisturizer for oily skin in India. Price – 750 INR for 50 ml
Lakme Peach Milk Ultra Light Gel Moisturizer
A lightweight gel moisturizer formulated with the goodness of milk and peaches which is ideal for year round usage. The gel formula locks in moisture for 24 hours, without leaving any oily or non-sticky residue. This moisturizer has peach extracts and vitamin B3 for radiant, healthy skin. The gel texture ensures it is easily absorbed into the skin making it easily one of the best moisturizer for oily skin in India.
Price – 150 INR for 65 gms
Moisturizer for oily skin should be the one which hydrated, moisturizes as well as nourishes it. Very few moisturizer for oily skin do the actual job of moisturizing without oily, greasy or sticky feeling. The moisturizer for oily skin should not clog the pores and make you breakout. So with this post of moisturizer for oily skin in India we hope you find a very good moisturizer for oily skin.