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water based moisturizer for oily skin

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If you have oily skin, you know that it's a constant battle to keep your skin from becoming shiny and greasy. Fortunately, there are plenty of products out there that can help with this problem. One of the most popular is a water-based moisturizer. Water-based moisturizers are easy to apply and don't leave behind any residue or oiliness. They're also good for people with sensitive skin.

GLAMGLOWGLOWSTARTER™ Mega Illuminating Moisturizer

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 1826437

Color: Nude Glow

1.8K Reviews

$50.00

You will feel GLAM and you will GLOW when you use this amazing moisturizer. I feel like this specific moisturizer is a hybrid moisturizer, I feel it is a cross between a moisturizer and makeup primer. ...Great moisturizer without the breakouts...This is one of the few moisturizers I've found that doesn't cause breakouts for me.

What it is: A daily illuminating moisturizer to give your skin an instant hydrated glow—with hyaluronic acid, green tea, and highlighting pearl particles, your skin will be moisturized, energized, and glowing.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Provides hydration.
- Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter, and Ceramides: Help restore moisture balance.
- Green Tea: Helps energize skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and mineral oil. This product is also vegan.

$52.00

I am glad I tried this water gel moisturizer out. It left my skin feeling really soft and made it look less dull. ...Calm Water Gel Moisturizer...I received the Calm Water Gel Moisturizer to try out I already knee that I was going to love it.

What it is: A weightless water-gel moisturizer that hydrates dry, sensitive skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Apple Fruit Extract: Helps soften skin.
- Glycerin: Helps hydrate skin.
- Cactus Pear: Helps soothe sensitive 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, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

$34.00

My skin loves this moisturizer. It's reduced breakouts and changed the quality of my skin. ...I bought this product to replace my old moisturizer, but I probably should have tried the gel version instead to prevent oily skin.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
A thirst-quenching facial cream for all skin types looking for daily hydration and softness.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
Enriched with Réotier water and hyaluronic acid, this Ultra Thirst-Quenching Cream Moisturizer acts like a magnet to recharge skin with water, leaving it glowing with hydration and softness all day long. Softened by a silky veil, skin is refreshed and radiant with a plump feeling. Skin's natural moisture is improved, giving the complexion a revitalized look.

$66.00

best moisturizer thus far...I am super picky with moisturizers and the ingredients in them. This moisturizer feels Soooo nice and hydrating on the skin. ...It hydrates my dry skin and doesn't cause acne which is my second biggest concern when trying new moisturizers.

What it is: An oil-free moisturizer that helps reduce the appearance of redness and pores, support skin, and deliver up to 100 hours of hydration.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Pores

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hydrating Super Complex: Moisturizes skin.
- Probiotic Technology: Nurtures and supports skin’s moisture barrier.
- Fermented Clary Sage and Winter Rose: Reduce the appearance of redness and smooth skin to prep for makeup.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

$68.00

Great Summer Moisturizer!...I love how light this feels on my skin! I have sensitive, acne prone skin so I’m always cautious because most moisturizers break me out. ...My face and skin ends up feeling hydrated and nice. It works as a great base for makeup and foundation goes on great since my chin has some dry patches but the moisturizer helps me a lot.

What it is: A lightweight, silicone-free refillable moisturizer with natural peptides and hyaluronic acid for skin-smoothing, balanced hydration.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Lightweight Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pomegranate Spheres: Absorb moisture to provide sustained hydration that can be locked into the skin.
- Orange Blossom Peptides: Support the skin’s natural barrier to aid with water retention and hydration.
- Macro Hyaluronic Acid: Absorbs moisture and provides a conditioning effect for a soft, hydrated, healthy-looking glow.

$36.00

One of the best moisturizers I’ve ever used for my dehydrated sensitive skin, have purchased multiple times and doesn’t break me out, highly recommend!...Great Moisturizer!...This is my favorite moisturizer. I have combination skin that gets really oily in my t-zone, and this does a great job of moisturizing without accentuating my oiliness.

What it is: An electrolyte-energized water-gel that replenishes thirsty skin with long-lasting hydration and a dewy, visible glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium PCA: Help essential skin hydrators (like ceramides and glycerin) penetrate the skin.
- Polypeptides, Hexapeptides, and Ceramides: Replenish skin’s vital moisture barrier for a plump look and soft feel.
- Prebiotic Sugars: Hydrate the skin for a fresh, dewy, glowing appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, and formaldehyde-releasing agents.

$59.00

I really enjoy using this moisturizer. Since I have oily and acne prone skin, I was a little hesitant to introduce a new face moisturizer to my skin. ...Amazing moisturizer for dry dull skin ....It’s so good for the summer time and the warmer days . My skin is hydrated and feels so soft and smooth after using this moisturizer.

What it is: A lightweight, oil-free water cream moisturizer that delivers weightless, balanced hydration for an energized, glowing complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Electrolytes (Magnesium, Zinc & Copper): Replenish skin, help skin retain hydration, and hold onto moisture longer.
- Mineral-Rich Waters (Orange and Lotus Plants): Visibly plump skin and enhance natural moisture retention.
- Hyaluronic Acid: A humectant that helps pull water into the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate.

$9.99

Best moisturizer...One of the best moisturizers I’ve ever tried. Keeps my skin feeling amazing and supple. ...Love this lightweight moisturizer! This works really well as a base for SPF during the day and helps reduce whitecast and reduce any dryness from retinols the night before.

What it is: A lightweight water-based gel moisturizer for all skin types that rapidly hydrates and supports a healthy skin barrier without causing oiliness.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ceramosides™ 0.5%: Supports healthy-looking skin and optimizes long-lasting hydration.
- Betaine Complex 3%: Reduces moisture loss and rebalances skin hydration.
- Niacinamide 5%: Visibly reduces excess oil and evens skin tone.

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

$39.00

Incredible moisturizer...This gel moisturizer is incredible. I have normal skin type and usually gel moisturizers don’t provide enough hydration. ...This is my morning moisturizer that I apply before makeup. It give my skin a really nice glow and moisturizers my skin so my makeup always applies really nice.

What it is: A hydrating, skin-balancing, whipped gel cream in a refillable jar, packed with polyglutamic acid, hyaluronic acid, and plum for visibly plump, glowing skin.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Polyglutamic Acid: A hydrating peptide to boost the efficacy of hyaluronic acid and lock in moisture.
- Hyaluronic Acid: A blend of multi-weight hyaluronic acids to hydrate skin and to keep it looking plump and bouncy.
- Plum and Ice Willowherb: Plum brightens and hydrates while Ice Willowherb visibly balances skin.

NUDESTIXNudescreen Daily Mineral Veil SPF 30

Size: 50mL·ITEM: 2554889

Color: Hot - natural deep-tan tint

136 Reviews

$35.00

Initially it is a little oily, but quickly melt into skin and provide a good base for my foundation. ...If you can find your shade, I think it would be a great product for base coat in makeup or as a moisturizer on it's own.

What it is: A light, hydrating, and oil-free SPF lotion, rich in vegan-powered extracts to help protect against free radicals as well as blue light.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: SPF 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Purple Tea Extract: Antioxidants defend against free radicals.
- Green Algae Extract: A natural source of niacinamide that provides moisturizing properties.
- Passionflower Extract: Protects the skin from the adverse effects of atmospheric pollutants.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

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