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Size 1.68 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1686427
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$38.00

Seriously the best moisturizer for oily skin!...A cool drink of water for your face...This lotion is so moisturizing and I have sensitive skin and it breaks out easily when I use a lot of face moisturizers, but this has not broke my face out at all and I can see a difference in the hydration of my skin and makes it glow, I recommend this to anyone who has super dry skin, I have combination skin and it is perfect for my skin type
What it is: A lightweight gel-cream that provides a burst of hydration for a healthy glow and acts as a cooling and refreshing "drink of water" for dull, dry skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla Vulgaris): Known for its skin-nurturing properties.
- Ceramide 3: Helps skin retain water.
- Glycerin: Helps maintain skin's moisture levels.

Ingredient Callouts: This product comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This cult-favorite gel-cream is designed to ‘burst’ when applied, releasing explosive hydration. The lightweight, hydrating formula absorbs quickly so combination and oily skin types can hydrate for smoother-looking skin without heaviness and greasiness.

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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1960970
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$36.00

I love the smell...It was that soft...Great for Oily skin !!!...After that, it's a lovely water based/gel moisturizer....I got mine at influester for free, I believe this product is amazing it keeps my skin glowing and feels great on the skin, my skin type is oily but it definitely doesn't damage my skin, I highly recommend it to all types of skins , I even try it on without needing any makeup on and it definitely makes a difference, great product overall pink Water Cream surely won't disappoint you
What it is: A deliciously hydrating lush water cream that softens, smooths, and visibly minimizes pores for a gorgeously glowing look.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Willowherb: Helps skin appear vibrant and smooth.

What Else You Need to Know: Infused with willowherb, it boosts moisture, visibly evens tone, refines texture, and visibly minimizes pores. With a natural matte finish, it leaves skin looking soft, smooth, fresh, and vibrant.

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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1932920
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$68.00

Perfect For Oily Skin!...It feels very cool and silky going on and as it absorbs, it transforms to this "water"-like sensation....THIS IS AN OK MOISTURIZER BUT I LIKE THE TATCHA ONE THAT IS THE NEXT STEP UP FROM THIS ONE IN THE WHITE JAR.THE WATER CREAM IS A LITTLE ON THE LIGHT SIDE FOR MY SKIN.THE ONE IN THE WHITE JAR IS JUST RIGHT FOR MY SKIN ITS A LITTLE MORE MOISTURIZING.THE PRICE DIFFERENCE IS MAJOR
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Sensitive
What it is:
An oil-free, anti-aging water cream that releases a burst of skin-improving Japanese nutrients, powerful botanicals, and optimal hydration for poreless-looking skin.
Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture
If you want to know more…
The Water Cream provides nutrient-rich, balanced hydration with the unique water-burst that breaks upon application to deliver nourishment without leaving skin sticky or greasy. It clarifies and refines skin with pure, powerful Japanese botanicals: Japanese wild rose visibly tightens pores and smooths skin texture; Japanese leopard lily helps control excess oil and purify skin by supporting natural skin turnover; and hadasei-3—an anti-aging trinity of green tea, rice, and algae—restores healthy-looking radiance. The formula imparts a subtle, shine-free glow with a touch of 23-karat gold.
What else you need to know:
Beauty icons for over 300 years, geisha adopted Japanese wild rose to create a refined, poreless-looking canvas underneath their makeup. The Water Cream has harnessed this potent botanical to honor the original makeup lover. This pure formula is noncomedogenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, dermatologist tested, and cruelty-free. It is formulated without mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, sulfate detergents, urea, DEA, or TEA.
Beauty that gives back: every Tatcha purchase you make supports girls’ education around the world. Tatcha is proud to partner with Room to Read to transform girls’ futures.—Victoria Tsai, Founder
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Size 6.7 oz Pump · ITEM 1564723
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$41.00

LOVE in a Bottle...Magic in a bottle...Works great for oily skin....it feels like water on your skin, not greasy at all and it does its work....I've been using this product for a few years and now that my skin is getting drier I'm not loving this product as much at night because I want a little more hydration out of my moisturizer but this is really the best moisturizer for oily skin
What it is: A dermatologist-developed, oil-free face moisturizer that balances and refreshes oilier skin types.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sunflower Seed Cake, Barley Extract, and Cucumber Fruit Extract: Help support skin’s barrier, improve its resiliency, and balance and retain skin’s moisture levels.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Acts as a natural moisture magnet.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing gel moisturizer delivers up to eight hours of oil-free hydration, slips on easily, and absorbs quickly. It helps support skin's moisture barrier, so more moisture stays in and skin looks healthier.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1121797
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$49.00

Perfect for oily skin...If you take some of this oil, dilute it with a little water and put it in your hair, it'll make it so shiny and soft, especially if you have dry hair....I bought this product first because I heard it was good for hair nails and skin especially for the face which is what I was looking for this was the first time I jumped at a product because I knew my face is dry but was wary about how oily it would leave my face since I know oil breaks me out but surprisingly it didn't it left my face dewy and it was really nice in the winter in the summer was a little more dewy but worked very very well for me
What it is: A 100 percent pure, multitasking moisturizer made of the highest-quality argan oil for visibly smoother, healthier, more hydrated skin, hair, and nails.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pure Argan Oil 100%: A rich source of fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamin E.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This multitasking oil contains just one ingredient in its most pure and potent form: ethically sourced, UNESCO-protected argan nuts. The argan nuts are hand-cracked at women-led coops in Morocco and then cold-pressed to lock in essential fatty acids and antioxidants—for intense hydration and a dewy, visible all-over glow.

Clinical Results: In 4 weeks, this oil has been clinically shown to:
- Visibly improve the appearance of fine lines and coarse wrinkles
- Significantly improve skin smoothness and hydration

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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2327989
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$38.00

It is easy to use...I love this brand...Great for oily skin!!!...The key ingredient, Moringa Seed Extract + Moringa water help to refresh skin and remove impurities caused by pollution....Daily Greens gifted this for me to try and I accepted because I was looking for a light refreshing moisturizer because I live in the desert and it is very hot, my skin is oly and doesn't love heavy moisture especially on hot weather
What it is: An oil-free, silicone-free daily moisturizer that delivers lightweight, lasting hydration while helping to clear pores and reduce shine.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Moringa Seed Extract and Moringa Water: Supports and visibly refreshes skin by removing impurities caused by pollution.
- Papaya Extract: Gently exfoliates to reveal a fresh-looking complexion.
- Hyaluronic Acid (Four Types) and Polyglutamic Acid: Acts as powerful moisture magnets that work in synergy to optimize skin hydration.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing formula contains a blend of phytonutrients—moringa sourced from a local family farm in Coachella Valley, CA, papaya, and willow herb—known to help reduce shine and clear pores of dirt and impurities. It is also formulated with powerful moisture magnets like hyaluronic and polyglutamic acids that hydrate skin.

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Size 2 oz/ 60 mL · ITEM 2049286
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$39.00

I love this line...my skin loves it...May be great for extremely oily skin......Plus the smell of watermelon jolly ranchers always makes my mouth water....I personally have a fairly oil T Zone and normal skin everywhere else on my face, but I find this product works best for me when I alternate with heavier gel based moisturizers, as it does have a very light consistency and doesn't always hydrate my skin enough to reduce oil production on days when the air is dry
What it is: A brightening, lightweight moisturizer, formulated with watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, and botanicals to boost radiance and glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Watermelon Extract: Hydrates, delivers essential vitamins, and contains anti-inflammatory properties to soothe irritation.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates skin by holding up to 1,000 times its weight in moisture.
- Antioxidants: Help protect skin against environmental stressors.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This oil-free moisturizer calms, brightens, and perfectly preps skin for makeup, while antioxidants protect against environmental stressors to ward off fine lines and dark spots. Use day and night as a moisturizer for oily/combo skin or as a serum for dry skin. Its bouncy, gel-emulsion texture feels cool on contact and absorbs instantly.

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Size 6 oz/ 180 mL · ITEM 1324631
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$34.00

I love this line...My skin is happy...I have very sensitive and oily skin....The directions clearly state to use on dry skin THEN add water to lather....Once rinsed off, I don't find my skin dry or tight as a lot of other reviews state but my skin is on the more oily side and it doesn't make me even more oily as one might think, in fact, I would even say that my skin seems more even-toned and less oily
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A nutrient-rich, all-natural cleanser with nourishing argan oil to melt away makeup and deeply hydrate skin.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Pores
- Acne and blemishes

If you want to know more…
This effective, nourishing cleansing oil blend transforms into a luscious milk that dissolves makeup and impurities while restoring skin’s natural moisture and pH balance. Sunflower, safflower, and grape seed oils cleanse the skin's surface without stripping it of essential moisture, leaving skin replenished, clarified, and refreshed. Ideal for all skin types, the gentle yet powerful cleansing actives leaves skin feeling moisturized—never tight or dry.

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and formulated without GMO, formaldehyde, and synthetic fragrance.

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Size 2 x 1.7 oz/ 50.28 mL · ITEM 1154897
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$16.00

I love this mist...Great Pick Me Up...I love love love this water....This stuff is awesome for oily skin....When I bought these I knew it was a complete impulse purchase... I was well away that this is a totally frivolous and ridiculous product (just water in an aerosol can) However, it is great for the airplane and dry weather
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A set of two TSA-approved, travel-size hydrating facial sprays that deliver powered micro-droplets of pure evian® natural mineral water in leak-proof canisters.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
With its powerful micro-droplet mist, evian Brumisateur® Mineral Water Spray hydrates, tones, and refreshes skin throughout the day. It’s the only facial mist that can care for your skin on a daily basis with the purity of evian Natural Mineral Water. A favorite of skin care professionals, hypo-allergenic evian Facial Spray with a neutral pH is compatible with all skin types and can enhance all skin care regimes. It can also help remove perspiration, ocean salt, and pool chlorine from the skin. Use it as a setting spray. A light misting over makeup can revive color throughout the day.

This set contains:
- 2 x 1.7 oz/ 50 mL evian Facial Sprays

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

Research results:
A consumer research panel of women using this product twice daily for 30 days felt improved hydration, relieved tightness, and a softer over-all feel of skin.

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Size 1.69 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2025633
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$68.00

Perfect for my oily skin!...We love a water based cream....I absolutely love this product as well , but I mix it with their Marula oil because I have extra dry skin and I feel if I dont mix it with the oil my skin is still longing for moisture and still feels a bit tight and dry with just this but nothing to unberable , have to dry as a dry skin person to know what im sayin
What it is: A protein moisturizer that combines signal peptides, growth factors, amino acids, and pygmy waterlily to visibly improve skin‘s tone, texture, and firmness.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Signal Peptide Complex (Growth Factors): Nine signal peptides (made up of amino
acids, which form proteins in the skin) bind moisture to skin—visibly plumping, firming,
and restoring bounce.
- Pygmy Waterlily Stem Cell Extract: An excellent source of antioxidants and nutrients to replenish the skin; extremely moisturizing, soothing, and calming; and effective in supporting healthy-, youthful-looking skin.
- Soybean Folic Acid Ferment Extract: This B vitamin plays a central role in maintaining youthful-, elastic-looking skin. Skin is thirsty for folic acid, especially after exposure to sun.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Protini™ restores younger-, revived-looking skin. Lines, wrinkles, and sun damage appear reduced and skin feels strengthened and moisturized. Think of Protini™ like adding protein to your smoothie. Abundant with proteins and nutrients, it replenishes and restores skin to a visibly strong, healthy state. It has a pH of 4.0.
This cream is free of essential oils, silicones, and fragrance.
Drunk Elephant is committed to using only ingredients that either directly benefit the health of the skin or support the integrity of their formulations. The brand focuses on healthy pH levels, formulations the skin recognizes, small molecular structure that’s easily absorbed, and effective active ingredients that also support the skin’s acid mantle. All of their products are designed to be mixed together—what Drunk Elephant calls making a smoothie. (This is true for all of their products except their sunscreen, Umbra, which sits on top of the skin, protecting it from UV damage.) The result is skin that is reset to its happiest, healthiest state.
Drunk Elephant is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation) and is cruelty-free.
Award Wins:
CEW, 2019 Beauty Awards
Harper‘s BAZAAR, 2019 Anti-Aging Award
Byrdie Beauty, 2019 Skincare Award
Influenster, 2019 Best Indie Facial Moisturizer
Clinical Results: In an independent consumer-testing panel of 50 women ages 25 to 55:
- 100% agreed their skin felt replenished and nourished
- 97% agreed their skin felt moisturized
- 97% agreed their skin texture felt soft and smooth
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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2020501
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$34.00

I love the smell...i love this brand...Great for oily skin/t-zone!...I love gel and water based formulas so this was up my alley....It might not be as heavy as some others, but for oily skin that's always a plus.I use a little more at night than in the morning, and I don't wake up with super oily skin like I used too
What it is: An oil-free, refreshingly light water cream that is infused with nurturing coconut water to hydro-charge skin with electrolyte-rich moisture.

Skin Type: Normal

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Coconut Water: Helps hydrate and support skin.
- Sodium Hyaluronate: Helps skin appear smoother and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Alteromonas Ferment Filtrate: Helps soothe and retain moisture in skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This cream is packed with electrolytes, amino acids, enzymes, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and coconut water, which is known as nature’s perfect hydrator. This non-comedogenic formula absorbs into skin, making it appear smooth, plump, and nurtured with a fresh, powdery finish.

Clinical Results: In a consumer-perception study after immediate use:
- 100% reported their skin felt hydrated
- 100% reported the product did not clog their pores
- 97% reported their complexion appeared softer, smoother, and more plumped

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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1910546
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$42.00

I've oily skin that's somewhat sensitive....Going on it was incredibly thin and felt like I was just putting water on my face....I have Oily skin and love love this product, never do I ever break out as well I never have oily skin due to this , go amazingly under my makeup and I reccomend it to anyone with oily to combanation skin , does say its for normal skin but I love it
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An oil-free moisturizer, rich in antioxidants, to weightlessly hydrate, even tone, and smooth skin texture for a healthy-looking complexion.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dark spots and uneven skin tone
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Transform the way you think about your moisturizer. Sheer Transformation Perfecting Moisturizer delivers weightless hydration and luminous perfection. With its whipped, silky texture, this bestselling oil-free moisturizer imparts essential moisture to the skin, even as it delivers radiance and improves the appearance of dark spots and discoloration. It is formulated with multi-fruit acids, plus licorice and pea extracts to help gently refine uneven skin tone and texture. This silky, multitasking moisturizer is also the perfect prep step for makeup because it smooths and brightens for flawless foundation application.

What else you need to know:
Ole originally created Sheer Transformation to be used with Truth Serum® and Invigorating Night Transformation™ Gel in the 3 Little Wonders™ set, but it quickly became a favorite for its versatility—it’s for all ages, all skin types, it can be used day and night, and with any product, to leave the complexion soft and radiant with a healthy, nourished Ole Glow™. This product is vegan.

Research results:
In a consumer study on 35 women, after 12 weeks:
- 97% of users agree this product moisturizes skin
- 97% of users agree this product absorbs quickly and effortlessly
- 94% of users agree this product nourishes skin
- 91% of users agree this product softens skin
- 91% of users agree this product feels ultralight & weightless on skin



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Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2263713
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$31.00

I love the smell...This moisturizer is good for my oily skin....Like a refreshing splash of water...I've more normal-dry but it's also sensitive, so this was fine for me, but I feel it would be better suited for someone with combination - oily skin type... also bear in mind it's for day, thus, it's a lighter weight formula than a night cream... I had no problems with this complimentary gift I received through Influenster, excerpt it can feel a bit tacky to the touch, but I would recommend it for someone with sensitive skin looking for a mild day moisturizer
What it is: An oil-free, energy-boosting gel moisturizer that helps wake up dull, normal-to-oily skin with lasting 72-hour hydration.

Skin Type: Normal and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Caffeine from Coffee: Naturally energizing, it helps to refresh and recharge skin.
- Ginseng: Helps increase skin’s natural energy.
- Hydra Hug™ Technology: Helps bridge the gap between skin cells so they "hug" to prevent moisture loss.

What Else You Need to Know: This gel delivers 72-hours of oil-free hydration as it revs up skin’s natural radiance for a wide-awake look. Energy-boosting caffeine from coffee and ginseng help revitalize skin, while Hydra-Hug™ technology helps bridge the gap between skin cells so they "hug" to prevent moisture loss.

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