No matter how simple or elaborate our A.M. and P.M. routines are, we most likely have one step in common: Moisturizer. Gone are the days of skipping this product due to the belief that it will make our complexion greasy. News flash: It's very important—even for those with oily skin! They trap all the nutrients we applied to our faces and they also serve as a barrier to keep all the external irritants away.
Ready to meet your new BFF? Check out our top picks below:
Best Oil-Free Moisturizers That Won't Leave Your Face Feeling Greasy
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Clean & Clear Essentials Moisturizer
For a simple and fuss-free moisturizer, check out this one from Clean & Clear. It has an oil-free formula infused with salicylic acid that can prevent the appearance of pimples and blackheads.
Clean & Clear Essentials Moisturizer, P157, Watsons
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Hyaloo AquaPlus Deep Hydrating Gel
Another affordable pick is the Hyaloo AquaPlus Deep Hydrating Gel. It has a water-based formula that hydrates the skin and leaves your skin feeling and looking refreshed upon application. It's perfect for hot weather!ADVERTISMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW ↓
Hyaloo Aqua Plus Deep Hydrating Gel 250ml, P365, Lazada
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Celeteque Dermoscience Hydration Facial Moisturizer
If you're feeling iffy about moisturizers that are way too thick and creamy, try this one from Celeteque. It has a gel formula that makes it easier for your complexion to absorb. It's also hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, making it perfect for those with sensitive skin types.CONTINUE READING BELOW ↓watch now
Celeteque Dermoscience Hydration Facial Moisturizer 100ml, P250, Lazada
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: POND'S Healthy Hydration Orange Nectar Hydrating Jelly Moisturizer
This gentle moisturizer from cult-fave brand Pond's is made with skin-loving ingredients like Vitamin C and Orange Nectar Extract. It has a lightweight and fast-absorbing formula that will keep your face glowing and smooth with regular use.
Pond's Healthy Hydration Orange Nectar Hydrating Jelly Moisturizer, P199, Lazada
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: St. Ives Bright and Radiant Hydrating Gel Pink Lemon and Peach
This moisturizer from St. Ives is infused with vitamin C that will give you brighter, softer, and bouncier skin. It's housed in a big tub, so it will surely last you a long time!ADVERTISMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW ↓
St. Ives Bright and Radiant Pink Lemon and Peach Hydrating Gel 45g, P345, Lazada
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Face Republic Cica Gel Moisturizer
Face Republic's most famous product is their lightweight sunscreen, but we think their gel moisturizer deserves the same hype, too! It's infused with Centella Asiatica extract that repairs damaged and irritated skin. It also calms down redness and soothes inflammation.
Face Republic Cica Gel Moisturizer, P379, BeautyMNL
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Sunnies Face Dream Cream
If you want to try out a moisturizer that's made as a "one-step skincare product", try out this one from Sunnies Face. The serum-gel cream has hyaluronic and ceramides that will help retain skin elasticity and grant you a smoother, bouncier complexion with every use. Plus, it has niacinamide to help boost your skin's natural glow and fade pigmentation.
Sunnies Face Dream Cream Moisturizer, P799, BeautyMNL
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Moisturizer
For those with perpetually dry skin, a moisturizer that's loaded with hyaluronic acid is your best bet. This one from Neutrogena has a watery gel formula that attracts moisture and will lock it in your complexion. You can also use it as a primer to help your base go on smoother.ADVERTISMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW ↓
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Moisturizer, P898, Watsons
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer
For a tried-and-tested moisturizer, use this one from award-winning brand Cetaphil. It has a lightweight, silky-smooth formula that helps improve your skin's ability to retain moisture.
Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer, P944, Watsons
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: COSRX Advanced Snail 92 All in One Cream
If you haven't tried incorporating snail mucin in your routine, this moisturizer from COSRX is a good place to start. It's made with 92 percent pure snail secretion filtrate that nourishes and hydrates skin and provides a barrier against external irritants.
COSRX Advanced Snail 92 All in One Cream, P1,100, Lazada
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