exfoliators for oily skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for exfoliators for oily skin.

Oily skin is a common problem. The combination of an oilier skin type and the hot summer months are common factors to such. Exfoliators can help you keep your skin looking matte and less shiny, even in the summer heat.


I love this Origins checks and balances polishing exfoliator and it is much better than other facial exfoliators I have user in the past.I love how my face looks brighter and feels smoother after using this product.It is a very gentle on skin and easy to apply and rinse off.I feel like my skin looks healthier and more youthful.I did not have any bad skin reactions after using this product and I like the light scent of this facial scrub.I would purchase this product in the future when needed and recommend it to others looking for a facial exfoliator....I love it leave my face like baby-soft skin. I highly recommend it for those like me who have oily skin, you will notice the difference....Beautiful soft skin and youthful

What it is: A gentle yet effective face scrub that uses polishing power from nature—Bamboo & Mineral Silica—to reduce the look of pores and reveal smoother-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Bamboo and Mineral Silica: Gently and effectively buff skin for a polished look.

- Tourmaline: Purifies and visibly re-energizes skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


Daily Milkfoliant Exfoliator does a great job of gently exfoliating the skin. ...I have very sensitive, oily skin. I really enjoyed this milkfoliant, it's very gentle and I will be using it once a week.

What it is: A calming powder cleanser, with AHAs, BHAs, and hyaluronic acid, that gently exfoliates to smooth and soothe skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- AHAs and BHAs: Help polish dead skin cells to reveal visibly smoother, softer skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps support skin’s moisture barrier.
- Coconut Milk and Oat Bran Extract: Help nourish and soothe skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one


Awesome gentle Exfoliator...This has been working great for my combo sensitive skin. The exfoliators are very gentle but you can still feel it working. ...I’m amazed by how much well this exfoliator works & how much I love it. My skin feels soft as a baby’s bottom after I use this stuff.

What it is: A clinically tested, dual-action exfoliator that polishes for baby-smooth and glowing skin—inspired by professional microdermabrasion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture, Pores, and Dryness

Formulation: Mask

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-exfoliating Minerals (Quartz, Garnet, Alumina, Silica): Instantly polish and buff deal, dull, dry skin.
- Glycolic Acid (AHA): The gold standard in chemical exfoliation to remove dead skin and support natural cell turnover.


Must have if you have acne prone or oily skin....Must have for oily, sensitive skin...It’s gives consistent results and keeps my skin calm and less oily.

What it is: A liquid leave-on exfoliant with two percent salicylic acid (BHA) to unclog congested pores and visibly fade red marks for clearer-, healthier-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Redness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Penetrates pores to help reduce blemish-causing debris, dead skin, and excess oil.
- Allantoin: Skin-soothing ingredient calms redness and sensitivity
- Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Hyaluronate): Provides lightweight hydration and helps skin retain moisture.


I don't apply moisturizer after use, as I'm still searching for one that doesn't leave my oily skin feeling gross in Florida humidity...It is great for oily skin and dry skin. I really love how easy it is to use and love the travel friendly packaging.

What it is: An unscented, dual-action exfoliator that uses both chemical and mechanical exfoliation to remove dead skin cells for a smoother and brighter complexion.

Skin Type: Normal and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness, Uneven Texture, and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Enzymes: From pomegranates, known for their exfoliating properties.
- Bamboo Stem Powder: From natural origin, known for its exfoliating properties.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and comes in recyclable packaging.


Best exfoliator I have found to date!...Clinique's Sparkle Skin is great for my acne-prone back and chest. I have oily skin, which clogs pores and causes acne (even though I shower daily)! ...tickle your skin...this product is wonderful for the entire body (face, elbows, legs)...gets rid of the flakes of really dry skin and doesn't exasperate oily skin...perfect all around !

What it is: A refreshing exfoliator that smooths and softens body skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: This gentle exfoliator helps you feel softer all over. It whisks away visible surface dryness and dullness and nourishes skin, leaving a buffed glow.

Living ProofScalp Care Exfoliator

ITEM: 2791366

Size: 3.4 oz / 100 ml

70 Reviews


A necessity for oily hair...I have thick, heavy hair that gets pretty oily at the roots, so I normally shampoo everyday. ...Living Proof Scalp Care Exfoliator is a great exfoliator. I have dead skin cells and dandruffs in my scalp.

What it is: A skincare-inspired, pre-shampoo scalp treatment formulated to gently exfoliate and visibly reduce dry-scalp flaking, excess oil, and buildup.

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Oily Scalp
- Flaky, Dry Scalp
- Scalp Build Up

Key Benefits:
- Removes dry-scalp flaking
- Reduces excess oil over time
- Maintains healthy scalp environment

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Gly-Acid Blend: A proprietary blend of glycolic acid, BHAs, and PHAs exfoliate and cleanse.
- Botanical Extracts & Humectants: Soothe irritated scalp and complement exfoliating gly-acid blend.
- Pentavitin™ Smart Moisturizing Technolog


A great gentle exfoliator for oily skin!...This is an amazing gentle exfoliator. I use it twice a week on my oily skin, and so far I’m loving it. ...It helps to reduce the excess oil from the face, so best for oily skin. It's a great cleanser/ exfoliator.

What it is: A mineral scrub with energizing caffeine that revitalizes and visibly smooths and brightens a dull, lackluster complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluroset™ Complex: Delivers immediate and lasting moisture to nourish, plump, and smooth.
- Fine Perlite: A mineral that provides gentle physical exfoliation without abrasion.
- Caffeine: An antioxidant that boosts circulation for visibly smoother and brighter skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This gentle scrub visibly improves skin's texture an


Can’t wait to reap the benefits over time. I have oily skin and this makes it less oily without over drying. ...I have oily skin but don’t really suffer from break outs often.

What it is: A leave-on exfoliating solution that gently sloughs away surface dullness, refining the look of pores while smoothing skin texture.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Skin Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 10 Percent Triple Acid Blend (Glycolic, Malic, and Lactic Acids): Exfoliates dead skin, smooths away surface dullness, and hydrates for a brighter, more even-looking complexion.
- Phytic Acid with Pumpkin, Papaya, and Pineapple Enzymes: Help enhance skin exfoliation for more glowing skin.
- Frankincense, Honey, and Tea Extract: Helps soothe.


I have oily skin and had trouble finding a good exfoliator so I gave up using them . ...I've been using this product for years, it's perfect for oily skin and can be used every day, the first use you feel a difference in the skin and appearance.

What it is: A resurfacing powder that helps fight toxins and environmental triggers known to accelerate skin aging.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Activated charcoal: Clears skin from toxins.
- Niacinamide: Visibly improves the appearance of enlarged pores.
- Lavender: Soothes skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban.

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