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moisturizers for acne-prone skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for moisturizers for acne-prone skin.

If you have acne-prone skin, you know that the right products can make all the difference. Moisturizers are a must-have for anyone who wants to keep their skin looking young and healthy. They help to prevent dryness, redness, and wrinkles, and they can help your skin look and feel more plump and radiant.

tarteMaracuja Hydrating Tinted Moisturizer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL ·ITEM: 2343556

Color: 46N tan-deep neutral - tan to deep skin with neutral undertones

331 Reviews


The shade match is nearly perfect which is a huge win. I also have acne prone skin and this doesn’t aggravate it even further. ...I love the coverage and application of this product, and it doesn't make my acne prone skin break out!

What it is: A vegan, ultralightweight tinted moisturizer that delivers sheer coverage while infusing skin with maracuja super fruit for up to 12 hours of hydration and wear.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Delivers moisture, visible firmness, and suppleness.
- Maracuja Oil: Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin C for firmer-, brighter-, smoother-looking, more hydrated skin.
- Turmeric Root Extract: A soothing ingredient that helps reduce the appearance of redness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, and triclosan. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

ROSE INCSolar Infusion Moisturizing Cream Bronzer

Size: 0.52 oz / 15 g·ITEM: 2529519

Color: Kauai - medium

199 Reviews


I’m also enjoying the ingredients, and the fact that it’s good for acne-prone skin....Everyone needs to try this out! I have acne prone skin and this doesn’t make me break out

What it is: A smoothing cream bronzer that instantly warms the complexion with a soft-focus, sun-kissed glow while reviving skin radiance.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Tourmaline and Quartz: Illuminate without shimmer.
- Rose Oil: Revitalizes dull skin for increased radiance.
- Squalane: Pure, sustainable, plant-derived moisturizer for weightless hydration.

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

What Else You Need to Know: For a no-makeup look with sunkissed cheeks or a bronzed soft-glam makeup look, this mistake-proof cream-to-powder formula blurs pores and texture while vitamins C and E provide powerful antioxidant protection.

Laura MercierMini Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 20

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2454551

Color: 6N1 Mocha - very deep with neutral undertones

266 Reviews


Great for oily/acne prone skin! Covers up hyperpigmentation and any uneven skin tones beautifully....Oily, Sensitive, Acne prone skin loves this...I wasn’t sure how this was going to work with my sensitive, oily, acne prone skin. To my surprise, it’s the perfect shade of tint, great coverage for me, gives me a glow that I love & my skin hasn’t complained so far.

What it is: A mini-size, lightweight tinted moisturizer with a cult-favorite formula that provides sheer coverage and a blurred matte finish.

Coverage: Light




Highlighted Ingredients:
- Oil-Absorbing Powders: Help keep skin shine-free with a natural, demi-matte finish.
- Licorice Root Extract: Soothes irritated or troubled skin.
- Vitamin E: Helps protect against damaging effects of the sun.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: This cult-classic tinted moisturizer provides demi-matte, sheer coverage that quickly gives skin a soft-focus effect.

Laura MercierMini Tinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2306470

Color: 4C1 Almond - olive cool

497 Reviews


Mix With Moisturizer!...I wear a mask for work all day and with acne prone skin I had to get something non-comedogenic. ...Living in super dry climate and sensitive acne prone skin is a recipe for makeup malfunctions when I’m active!

What it is: A mini tinted moisturizer for a sheer hint of coverage for an effortless no-makeup makeup dewy finish.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This perfect blend of skincare and makeup improves your skin over time with a hydrating complex made up of macadamia and kukui seed oils. This helps increase the skin's moisture levels long-term for up to 24 hours of hydration, while reducing the signs of visibly dry skin.


It made my face feel very moisturized even at the end of the day. I have dry skin but very acne prone and this didn’t make me break out at all. ...Not for acne prone skin!...I REALLY wanted to love this, but unfortunately it broke my skin out every time I tried to use it. Otherwise, it has a lovely finish and also sits great underneath makeup.

What it is: A tinted moisturizer that contains radiant pearls hand-selected for each shade.

Coverage: Light



SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Luminescent Pearls: Add a hint of radiant color while reflecting light to brighten dull skin.
- French Algae: Helps visibly improve skin’s natural radiance.
- Plant-Based Hydration: Promotes water retention by supporting skin’s resilience and vitality.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS & SLES and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

Laura MercierTinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2250603

Color: 3C1 Fawn - medium cool

3K Reviews


This is a perfect match for my skin tone. Perfect amount of coverage for my acne prone skin and acne scars. ...Feels so nice and lightweight. Suitable for my acne prone skin.

What it is: A bestselling tinted moisturizer with a new and improved formula, infused with skincare benefits for up to 24-hour hydration and SPF 30 sunscreen to protect.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Macadamia and Kukui Seed Oils: Help increase the skin's moisture levels long-term for up to 24 hours of hydration, while reducing the signs of visibly dry skin.
- Silica Treated Pigment: Helps create a soft-focus effect for a naturally dewy finish.
- Tamarind Seed Extract: Locks in moisture and gives enhanced antioxidant protection.


Really enjoying this moisturizer, it is so unique. Spray on dry skin, a little goes a long way. ...The Hanni Water Balm is my new favorite moisturizer for warmer months!! I have dry and sensitive/eczema-prone skin, and this product manages to leave my skin feeling hydrated without the weighed down, greasy feeling.

What it is: A weightless mist that feels like water, yet hydrates like a deep moisturizer, and leaves zero residue behind.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Formulation: Spray

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates.
- Glycerin: Draws in moisture from the environment to keep skin hydrated.
- Red Algae Extract: Helps replenish the skin's natural hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This spray is packed with a cocktail of powerful moisturizers that absorb into dry, thirsty skin. The unique "moisture mesh" technology keeps skin nouri


What it is: A lightweight gel moisturizer that visibly plumps, provides up to 48 hours of continuous hydration, and helps strengthen moisture barrier function in one hour.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Kale: Rich in phytonutrients and vitamins C and E to leave skin visibly glowing.

- 3 Weights of Hyaluronic Acid: Natural hydrators known for their incredible moisture-retaining properties.


If you’re looking for a moisturizer that is both gentle and great for acne-prone skin, you need to give this a try! for acne prone skin...cant believe i found a lightweight moisturizer that doesn't break me out and actually moisturizes my skin. my second bottle is on its way to me and this is the first time i’m repurchasing a moisturizer that’s how good it is

What it is: A soothing, weightless gel-cream moisturizer that keeps acne-prone skin optimally hydrated and fortified without clogging pores or causing breakouts.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Redness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Visibly refines enlarged pores while addressing discoloration and blemishes.
- Triple-Ceramide Blend: Supports skin's moisture barrier to help improve dry, flaky skin.
- Licorice Root, Pumpkin, and Blueberry Antioxidant Complex: Visibly reduces redness and soothes discomfort.


I don't even have acne but.....It's worth noting, I do not have acne prone skin at all. I have completely blemish free skin that doesn't even produce it's own oil anymore thanks to a round on accutane years ago. ...It made a huge impact on my hormonal acne (neck-lower face). Less redness and skin is incredibly smooth

What it is: An adaptogen-rich, oil-free moisturizer that visibly minimizes current and future breakouts while you sleep.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid 1%: Visibly minimizes acne blemishes and blackheads.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Jack Black’s proprietary AHA, BHA, and plant-based acid blend exfoliates dead skin for a visibly smooth, balanced, texturally refined, bright, and clear complexion.

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“Definitely noticed hydrated plump skin. Would definitely purchase”
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“It contains omegas and ceramides that helps protect our skin barrier, while deeply hydrating the skin! I live in a cold city and this moisturizer has helped me keep my skin moisturized and glowing”
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“I’ve been using this product for three weeks now and I like it! I have oily, acne-prone skin and I do feel like using this cleanser day and night has improved my skin”
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“JUST got this today, and it is PERFECT for me and my sensitive skin, and I like the coverage too”
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“I loved the tinted moisturizer and that it plays dual coverage also against the sun spf 25 is important for when you are starting to age and this helps plus I use as a foundation as well I will recommend to friends and buy again from Sephora”
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“I was over doing it with chemical exfoliants and was having super dry and irritated skin. After just a week, this moisturizer helped my skin look plump, glowy, and so hydrated”

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