oil-control moisturizers

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for oil-control moisturizers.

The oil-control moisturizers are those that can help you prevent or control shine. The best way to do this is by using a product that contains an oil-control ingredient, such as zinc pyrithione or salicylic acid. These ingredients can help to prevent the formation of oil on your skin's surface, which in turn helps to prevent shine.

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

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2454502

Color: 5N1 Walnut - deep with neutral undertones

274 Reviews


I think this product is more for oil control. I would say if your have normal to dry skin this is not for you but maybe if you have really oily skin it would work better....Perfect coverage and light enough. Excellent oil control.

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 MercierTinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2250710

Color: 1W1 Porcelain - fair warm

3.3K Reviews


I don't typically have an issue with oil control, so I was super surprised to see my face this way! ...Would definitely recommend to those who don’t have sensitivity to that ingredient, or to nut oils since this has Macadamia nut oil in it as well.

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.


What it is: A soothing moisturizer for blemish-prone skin that helps hydrate without congesting by balancing breakout-causing oil and gently tackling blemishes.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Chlorella Prebiotic: Decreases acne-causing bacteria and minimizes sebum production.

- Antioxidant Lemon Myrtle: Protects natural healthy sebum from becoming imbalanced.

- Oat Ceramides: A ceramide-rich oil with lipids that works to support skin integrity.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, form


I bought this in a pinch after running out of my skinceuticals daily moisturizer (3x the cost) and this does a way better job of keeping my skin clear and oil free. ...The way I used this was under my makeup I prep with this moisturizer first and my makeup lasted all day it did the job controlling the oil although I still had some but it’s normal our bodies will always produce oil but this thing def worked

What it is: An oil-free, lightweight moisturizer that keeps blemishes and breakouts at bay while mopping up excess oil throughout the day.

Skin Type: Normal and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Visibly soothes, brightens, and evens skin tone.
- Squalane: Soothes, moisturizes, and contributes visibly age-defying properties.
- Azelaic Acid: Visibly diminishes hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and blemish-causing bacteria.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Take charge of oily skin with this fast-ab


Works like a charm! This is the only oil control moisturizer that has worked on me. It mattifies very well. ...oil controling but also drying...I actually add the FAB Oil control moisturizer on top for the rest of the face and it works.

What it is: A fresh, ultralight gel cream formulated with powerful MoistureMatte Technology that controls oil and minimizes visible shine.

Skin Type: Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Oiliness

What Else You Need to Know: Moisturizer gives skin a healthy matte finish while reducing the look of pores. It also helps skin resist the first signs of aging, leaving it feeling fresh, smooth, soft and hydrated. The cream helps hydrate skin, control oil, and minimize shine while reducing the look of pores.


I’m always skeptical of products that advertise helping with oil control as I have an extremely oily t- zone, but this is amazing! ...Best moisturizer for oily skin...Doesn’t feel oily at all. It helps with oil control n it does moisturize the skin. Doesn’t clog pores either.

What it is: A priming moisturizer that mattifies skin and visibly minimizes pores without drying you out or leaving a tight, powdery finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Glycerin: Hydrates.
- Customized Power Primers: Create a smooth base for makeup.
- Willow Bark Extract: Smooths skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Designed with oily skin in mind, this lightweight moisturizer visibly balances shine without leaving skin dull.


omg this is my holy grail it leaves my skin hydrated and since its oil free, it leaves a smooth water like feeling. its very refreshing and i would use this until i die...My skin is very oily and i can proudly say this oil free gel cream is going to be my best friend for life.

What it is: A lightweight moisturizer specially formulated for normal to oily skin.

Skin Type: Normal and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Antarcticine (Glacial Glycoprotein Extract): Intensely hydrates and maintains skin’s moisture balance.
- Micronized Amino Acid: Targets sebum and facial shine.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: With up to 24 hours of hydrating power, this cooling gel feels reinvigorating on your skin. It maintains optimal moisture levels while absorbing excess oil for skin that’s shine-free, fresh, and healthier looking—all day.


best face oil !!!...I’m usually not a fan of face oils because I feel they never sink into my skin and I just end with my face feeling super greasy. ...best face oil...In fact it helps control my oil. Doesn’t take a lot to work. Also, I use it to help me do liner from eye shadow.

What it is: An oil that delivers antioxidants and nurturing hydration to the skin with a lightweight blend of Mediterranean botanical extracts.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Oil

What Else You Need to Know: Ideal for normal-to-dry skin, this complexion-supporting oil will leave you visibly radiant and glowing.


This has to be the best moisturizer I’ve ever used. My skin is on the drier side and I tend to use two different moisturizers. ...Moisturizers Lancôme Absolue Rich Cream Moisturizer is so thick and silky.

What it is: A rich, silky facial cream that visibly smooths, firms, and nourishes skin with up to 24 hours of hydration.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pro-Xylane™: Minimizes the appearance of fine lines and visibly increases firmness and tone.
- Coconut Oil: Moisturizes.
- Shea Butter: Delivers moisture and antioxidant benefits with its high composition of fatty acids and vitamin E.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil and sulfates SLS & SLES.

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