Best Moisturizers For Oily Skin – Our Top 10 Choices

Moisturizing the skin is an essential part in every skin care routine. Many people with oily skin think that they don’t have to moisturize their skin which is not right! Moisturizer helps in maintaining the natural moisture of oily skin and prevents premature skin aging. Selecting the right moisturizer for oily skin can be a quite hassle due to the availability of many options. If you have oily skin and are looking out for a good drugstore moisturizer, then you have landed on the right page. Here I am listing down top 10 drugstore moisturizers for oily skin.

Best Moisturizer For Oily Skin In India

1. Lotus Herbals Alphamoist Alpha Hydroxy Skin Renewal Oil free Moisturiser:

lotus herbals alphamoist alpha hydroxy skin renewal oil free moisturizer Price: 195 INR for 80ml

It is a lightweight, oil free moisturizer that gets absorbed into the skin quickly. It makes the skin soft, supple and keeps oil at bay for a good 6-7 hours.
I have been using it since many years and have not faced any adverse effects. I have oily, acne prone skin and it works like a charm on my skin without aggravating my acne. This is among top favourites among the best moisturizer for oily skin.

2. Neutrogena Oil free Moisture SPF 15:

neutrogena oil-free moisture spf15

Price: 299 INR for 115ml

It acts as both a moisturizer and a sunscreen. It gets absorbed quickly with a matte finish. It makes the skin soft, smooth and keeps oil at bay for a good 4-5 hours. It is non comedogenic and does not contain parabens.
I love this moisturizer and use it as a base for makeup. My makeup stays on for a long time whenever I use this moisturizer. Again among top picks as a moisturizer for oily skin.

3. Lacto Calamine Classic:

lacto calamine classic Price: 105 INR for 120ml

It is an age old moisturizer used by oily skinned beauties. It is oil free and serves as a good makeup base. It gets absorbed into the skin easily and makes it soft, supple and matte. The skin remains oil free for about 6-7 hours. It helps in controlling acne and pimples.
I have been using this moisturizer since many years. Whenever I suffer from acne or pimples, I use it as a night treatment. I would highly recommend it if you have oily, acne prone skin.

4. Lotus Herbals Skin Whitening and Brightening Whiteglow Micro Emulsion SPF 25:

lotus herbals whiteglow skin whitening brightening micro emulsion spf 25

Price: 245 INR for 40ml

It is a lightweight moisturizer and gets absorbed into the skin quickly without leaving residue behind. It makes the skin soft, smooth, nourished and radiant. It does not leave white cast unlike other whitening products. If you have extremely oily skin then this is not for you.
I am more than happy with this moisturizer. It makes my skin look soft, smooth and hydrated with regular usage.

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5. Faces Ever Young 24hr Dual Action Moisturizer:

Faces Ever Young

Price: 1249 INR for 50ml

It is the best moisturizer I have ever used. It has soft and smooth texture. It gets absorbed into the skin easily with no residue behind. It makes the skin soft, smooth, supple and hydrated. It feels quite light on the skin and keeps oil at bay for a long time. It is oil free and has SPF 15.
Since I am in my late twenties I absolutely adore this moisturizer. It makes my skin super soft, smooth and oil free. It does not break out my skin.

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6. Garnier Essential Care Daily Moisturizing Lotion:

garnier essential care daily moisturizing lotion

Price: 130 INR for 75ml

It is an oil free moisturizer and acts as a great makeup base. It spreads and gets absorbed into the skin quickly. It makes the skin soft and nourished with a matte finish. It is dermatologic ally tested and does not clog pore.
It makes my skin soft, smooth and healthy. It keeps my skin shine free and moisturized the whole day. It is worth every penny.

7.  Lotus Herbals Acne gel Tea Tree Anti Pimple and Anti Acne:

lotus herbals acne gel tea tree anti-pimple and acne gel

Price: 233 INR for 100ml

It is a gel based moisturizer and feels very light on the skin. It gets absorbed quickly without leaving a sticky residue behind. It leaves the skin soft, smooth and moisturized. It keeps oil at bay for a good 6-7 hours. If you are suffering from pimples or acne, you should definitely give this a try.
I use it whenever I suffer from pimples or acne and it really helped in combating them. It helps in lightening acne marks as well.

8. FabIndia Vitamin E Skin Hydrating Cream for Oily Skin:

fabindia vitamin e skin hydrating cream for oily skin

Price: 225 INR for 120ml

It is a cream based moisturizer which is lightweight and one of the best moisturizers I have used. It gets absorbed like a dream with no residue behind. It makes the skin soft, smooth and hydrated. It is quite light and does not break out my skin.
I really like this moisturizer a lot. It feels light on my skin and keeps oil at bay for a long time.

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9. Clean and Clear Skin Balancing Oil free Moisturizer:

clean and clear oil free skin balancing moisturizer

Price: 80 INR for 100ml

It is a light weight, oil free moisturizer which moisturizes the skin without leaving a greasy residue behind. It is gentle on the skin and doesn’t clog pores. If you are suffering from acne and pimples then this is for you.
This is the cheapest moisturizer I have ever tried. It makes my skin soft, oil free and nourished. I would definitely recommend it to teenagers.

10. Aroma Magic Almond Moisturizing Lotion:

aroma magic almond moisturizing lotion

Price: 250 INR for 220ml

It is my HG moisturizer. To make it work for oily skin, mix it with few drops of water or aloe vera gel. It makes my skin very soft, smooth, hydrated, healthy and radiant. It neither clogs pores nor irritates my skin. If you have a dull skin then you should grab this moisturizer.

So that is the list! Do let us know if you agree with us in the comments below.

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4 thoughts on “Best Moisturizers For Oily Skin – Our Top 10 Choices

  1. Ira Singh

    Nice post, great products. I have recently started using oriflame’s new Optimals White Oxygen Boost Day Cream SPF 15 Oily Skin. Trust you me it is just amazing. The best cream for oily skin I have ever used. Everyone must try it.