7 Oil-Free Moisturizers That Hydrate Skin Without Added Grease
If you have oily skin, your dermatologist may recommend using an oil-free moisturizer in your skin care routine to reduce the chances of excess oil piling up on the surface. Below are a handful of our favorite oil-free moisturizers—from the L’Oréal portfolio of brands—that can hydrate the skin without adding extra (and unwanted) shine.
La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Facial Moisturizer with SPF
This oil-free moisturizer is formulated with SPF 30 for broad-spectrum sun protection, and can replenish skin with moisture and leave skin looking smooth.
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream
On the hunt for a gel-based moisturizer that’s also oil-free? Look no further than Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream. This cream provides intense hydration for all-day skin moisture without leaving your skin looking shiny or feeling greasy.
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream, $29.50 MSRP
For Men: Baxter of California Oil-Free Moisturizer
Women aren’t the only ones that deal with a drier complexion in the winter, men also have to deal with these skin conditions. This hydration lotion nourishes facial skin for a healthier-looking complexion. Botanically-based, you can apply this moisturizer without worrying about excess oil or grease pooling up on the skin’s surface.
CeraVe Ultra-Light Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30
This lightweight, oil-free formula is the perfect daytime lotion to prep your skin for the rest of the day. In addition to offering broad-spectrum SPF 30 protection, this moisturizer—with ceramides and hyaluronic acid—works to restore your skin’s protective barrier. Ideal for normal to oil skin, your complexion will be left with a matte finish.
CeraVe Ultra-Light Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30, $10.83 MSRP
SkinCeuticals Light Moisture UV Defense SPF 50
While this product is technically a sunscreen, it also works great as a lightweight moisturizer. This daily moisturizing UVA/UVB lotion will leave your skin with a clean, non-greasy finish. Despite it being winter, SPF protection is still just as important as it is in the summer. This lotion is the perfect way to stay moisturized while protecting your skin from harmful UV rays.
L’Oréal Paris Sensitive Skin Day Lotion SPF 25
If you’re looking for an oil-free moisturizer that is also suitable for sensitive skin, reach for the L’Oréal Paris Sensitive Skin Day Lotion SPF 25. This ultra-hydrating lotion boasts long-lasting moisture and UV protection.
L’Oréal Paris Sensitive Skin Day Lotion SPF 25, $6.99 MSRP
CeraVe PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion
Taking care of your skin’s moisture barrier is just as important at night as it is during the day. Opt for an oil-free moisturizing lotion that is specifically designed to work overnight such as the CeraVe PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion. This oil-free moisturizer hydrates your skin throughout the night and helps restore the protective skin barrier.CeraVe PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion, $24.02 MSRP