Moisturizers For Accutane

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Moisturizers are a must-have for almost any acne sufferer. They help to keep your skin soft and smooth, and they also help to prevent dryness. But which moisturizer is best for you? Here are some of the top-rated moisturizers for Accutane use.


I am giving this 5 stars as an accutane user. I have never used this prior to going on these meds so i cannot say if its good or not for non-accutane users. ...This mini-sized moisturizer provides intense hydration while offering high sun protection with SPF 45. ...Must have accutane SPF moistureizer

What it is: A broad-spectrum SPF 45 moisturizer with a unique water-break texture and invisible finish that plumps the look of skin with moisture.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Dryness

Formulation: Cream


Depuis mon traitement Accutane pour l’acné je choisis ce que je met sur ma peau, j’ai adoré cette crème, elle est légère et hydrate bien la peau! ...It has a gel consistency and performs like most gel moisturizers out there. The moisturizer absorbed quickly on the skin and felt soft.

What it is: A refreshing fan-favorite gel-cream with a lightweight, oil-free texture that penetrates skin’s surface and delivers up to 100 hours of hydration.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aloe Bio-ferment: Made with lactobacillus, activated aloe water, and responsibly sourced aloe extract powder, this nutrient-rich ingredient helps skin retain moisture.
- Hyaluronic Acid Complex: Creates a "moisture reservoir" for optimal hydration.
- Blend of Vitamins C and E: Provides antioxidant protection against daily dehydrators.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It also comes in recyclable packaging.


This is the only moisturizer that didn’t burn my skin while on accutane. ...I absolutely LOVE this moisturizer! I am on accutane and I am SO dry, but this keeps my skin very and feeling plump.

What it is: A powerful, fragrance-free, moisture barrier recovery cream that provides up to 24 hours of hydration for dry and sensitized skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Formulation: Rich Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cupuaçu Butter: Helps skin retain moisture.
- Babassu Oil: Rich in vitamin E, antioxidants, fatty acids, and melts and absorbs into skin.
- Postbiotic Ferment: Helps supports in skin's microbiome.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This cream has a thick occlusive formula that includes glycerin to attract moisture, cupuaçu butte


Best Moisturizer I've tried!!...I'm currently on Accutane so my skin is very very dry and flaky. I'm a big fan of the original Moisture Sure but I needed something more hydrating and this is perfect!! ...(accutane saviour) smooth soft skin...This product is amazing!! I’m currently on accutane (which makes your skin extremely dry) I use this in the morning and at night.

What it is: A supercharged, water-gel hydrator that instantly quenches dehydrated skin, keeping skin hydrated for up to 72 hours.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

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


As some who has struggled with acne, to dry and flaky accutane skin, to finally normal (occasionally combination), this moisturizer is life. ...I've been on Accutane for the last 4 months and this stuff seriously has helped my skin!!

What it is: A lightweight moisturizer that bursts on contact and absorbs fast to instantly double skin's moisture while reducing oil and visibly refining pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Oily, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Pores, and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:

-Japanese Wild Rose: Visibly tightens pores and smooths skin texture

-Hadasei 3: Smooths, plumps, and provides antioxidant protection


Been using this cream since 5 months while being on accutane. My skin has been super dry but this just makes it soft and hydrated. ...Great daytime moisturizer! I love SPF moisturizers, the spf scent is there, but just slightly.

What it is: A fast-absorbing moisturizing cream that supports skin’s natural production of hyaluronic acid for intense moisture that lasts up to 24 hours.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Purified and Micronized Hyaluronic Acid: Delivers, attracts, and retains moisture.
- Ginseng Root Extract: Offers energizing and soothing properties.

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


It does everything what a moisturizer is supposed to do...accutane taker’s dream...I’m 3 weeks into my accutane treatment and had forgotten my better lotion at home when my face started getting painfully dry.

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

What it is:
A cult-favorite head-to-toe moisturizer that provides instant and long-term hydration for dry, distressed skin, even eczema.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Eczema
- Itchy/distressed skin

If you want to know more…
Banish Dry Skin with First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair® Cream. This thick, rich, emollient moisturizer hydrates deep down with exceptional penetration while providing immediate relief and long-lasting protection for dry, distressed skin, even eczema.


This moisturizer is pretty good for dry/ combination skin and doesn’t have an overbearing smell like many other moisturizers....I love the texture of this moisturizer and the adorable packaging! As someone taking accutane my skin had been super dry so this product is perfect!

What it is: An unscented moisturizer with prebiotics that nourishes and supports the skin’s barrier with a rich, airy texture.

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Rich Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Natural Prebiotics from Agave and Chicory: Known to moisturize skin, which helps support the skin barrier.
- Natural Marula Oil + Avocado Oil: Known to moisturize skin.

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


VinoHydra Gel Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid...there are so many great things to say about this gel moisturizer! first off, it soaks into my skin so nicely! ...My daughter is dealing with acne and is now on Accutane - her *everything* is super dry and with all the topical retinoids she was using before starting on Accutane, her moisture barrier seemed to be broken.

What it is: A silicone-free, hydrating moisturizer, ideal for combination and sensitive skin, with a refreshing gel texture that quickly leaves skin looking dewy and supple.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

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

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Intensely hydrates and smooths.
- Grape Water: Hydrates and soothes; rich in antioxidants and prebiotics.
- Aloe Vera: Protects and helps skin retain water.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight, silicone-free moisturizer with


I am loving The Base Face Milk Essence & moisturizer by ILIA! It is so light but moisturizers so well, even on my dry winter face. ...I have dry skin currently due to being on Accutane, so this is great for the extra moisture in my routine.

What it is: An essence-moisturizer hybrid that’s clinically proven to hydrate, reduce visible redness, smooth texture, and strengthen the skin barrier.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Four molecule sizes draw moisture deep into skin for long-lasting hydration.
- Barrier Renewal Complex: Lipids, fatty acids, and sterols replenish skin’s protective barrier.
- Microalgae and Prickly Pear Flower: Plant-based powerhouses nourish, smooth, and support skin health.

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

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