Best Cleansers For Oily Skin – Our Top 10 Choices June 24, 2016

Oily skin is more prone to pimples, acne and other skin problems due to the enlarged pores and excessive oil production from the sebaceous glands. But if you take proper care of oily skin, you can get rid of these skin problems. And one of the most important steps in Oily skin care routine is cleansing.

The market is flooded with many cleansers that claim to be the best for oily skin. Choosing right one can be a bit hassle. Don’t worry though; here I am listing top 10 cleansers for oily skin that actually worked for me.

Cleansers For Oily Skin

1. Cetaphil Cleansing Lotion for Sensitive Skin:

Cetaphil is quite popular as the best among the best cleansers for oily skin in the market!

Price: 136 INR for 125ml

Pros:

  • It is gentle on the skin.
  • Removes all dirt and grime off the skin.
  • Prevents from new pimples.
  • Great for people with sensitive, oily, acne prone skin.
  • Doesn’t dry out my skin.
  • Doesn’t break out the skin.
  • Recommended by dermatologists.

Cons:

  • Does not remove every speck of makeup.
  • Has parabens.
  • Has a subtle medicated fragrance.

2. Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Face Wash:

When talking of face cleansers for oily skin, this is another product that we simply cannot miss!

Price: 425 INR for 175ml

Pros:

  • It contains salicylic acid as an ingredient which is a boon for oily skin.
  • Helps in controlling oil and fights against acne.
  • Cleanses the skin effectively.
  • Doesn’t dry out the skin.

Cons:

  • None

[ Read: Cleanser For Dry Skin ]

3. Himalaya Purifying Neem Face Wash:

This is a popular choice among the natural cleansers for oily skin!

Price: 146 INR for 200ml

Pros:

  • Removes all dirt and impurities.
  • Makes my skin squeaky clean.
  • It is herbal.
  • The smell is subtle and relaxing.
  • Removes every speck of non waterproof makeup.
  • Contains neem and turmeric as ingredients which are great for oily, acne prone skin.
  • Doesn’t dry out the skin.
  • Doesn’t leave any residue behind.
  • Economical.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t lather much.

Read: Homemade Face Washes For All Skin Types ]

4. Garnier Skin Naturals Fresh Deep Clean Face Wash Mint Extract:

Price: 95 INR for 100g

Pros:

  • Makes the skin clean and oil free.
  • Gives a cooling sensation due to the presence of menthol.
  • Prevents formation of acne.
  • Helps in soothing existing acne.
  • Soap free.
  • Lathers well.
  • The smell is refreshing.

Cons:

  • Screw cap packaging is inconvenient.
  • It has runny consistency.
  • Fails to remove waterproof makeup.

5. Saslic Foaming Face Wash:

Price: 150 INR for 60ml

Pros:

  • Cleanses the skin thoroughly.
  • Helps in controlling oil.
  • Reduces breakouts to a great extent.
  • Does not leave any residue behind.
  • Does not dry out the skin.
  • Recommended by dermatologists.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t lather much.

6. Lacto Calamine Deep Cleansing Face Wash:

Price: 48 INR for 50ml

Pros:

  • Removes oil, dirt and impurities effectively.
  • Lather well.
  • Is gentle on the skin.
  • Refreshing fragrance.
  • Helps in controlling oil.
  • Doesn’t dry out the skin.
  • Doesn’t leave residue behind.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t give deep cleansing effect.

7. Clean and Clear Deep Action Oil Control Face Wash:

Price: 45 INR for 40ml

Pros:

  • Cleanses the skin effectively.
  • Helps in controlling oil without drying out the skin.
  • Doesn’t leave residue behind.
  • Lathers well.
  • Economical.

Cons:

  • None.

8. Fabindia Tea Tree Face Wash:

Price: 165 INR for 120ml

Pros:

  • Cleanses my skin well.
  • Doesn’t dry out the skin.
  • Helps in preventing acne and pimples from reoccurring.
  • Doesn’t leave any residue behind.
  • Removes every speck of makeup effectively.
  • Contains no harmful chemicals.

Cons:

  • It has a runny consistency.

9. Sebamed Clear Face Cleansing Foam:

Price: 630 INR for 150ml

Pros:

  • Cleanses the skin effectively.
  • Maintains the ph balance of the skin.
  • Makes my skin soft and healthy.
  • Helps in reducing acne, pimples and blackheads.
  • Dermatologically tested.
  • Doesn’t dry out the skin.

Cons:

  • Expensive.

10. Lotus Herbals Tea Tree Face Wash:

Price: 160 INR for 120g

Pros:

  • Cleanses the skin effectively.
  • Provides a cooling effect.
  • Smell is herbal and refreshing.
  • Helps in controlling oil to a great extent.
  • Doesn’t dry out the skin.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t lather much.
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  • Jaya

    According to me Pure Nature Organic Tea Tree & Rosemary Purifying cleanser from Oriflame is just amazing. It is for all skin types. It is totally organic and makes my skin smooth and soft without making it dry. It also helps in clearing blemishes to a great extent. One must try it and you will not be disappointed at all!

  • Anonymous

    I use a japanese brand called Josephine (It works really well at calming my skin down, reducing breakout)

  • Anna

    What about Monsia?! :/

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Ambika, thanks for sharing your feedback with us!!