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 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.Continue reading below ↓Continue reading below ↓Recommended Videos
Clean & Clear Essentials Moisturizer, P157, Watsons
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: iWhite Korea Whitening Vita Aqua Moisturizer
Another affordable pick is the Vita Aqua Moisturizer from iWhite. It has a water-based formula that hydrates the skin and leaves a cooling feeling upon application. It's perfect for hot weather!
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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 ↓
Celeteque Dermoscience Hydration Facial Moisturizer, P250, Watsons
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Simple Hydrating Light Moisturizer
This gentle moisturizer from cult-fave brand Simple is made with skin-loving ingredients like Vitamin E, glycerin, and borage seed oil. It has a lightweight and fast-absorbing formula that will keep your face hydrated for up to 12 hours.Continue reading below ↓
Simple Hydrating Light Moisturizer, P299, Watsons
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: St. Ives Renewing Collagen and Elastin Moisturizer
This moisturizer from St. Ives is infused with collagen and elastin that will give you bouncier and more ~supple~ skin. It's housed in a big tub, so it will surely last you a long time!Continue reading below ↓
St. Ives Renewing Collagen and Elastin Moisturizer, P339, Watsons
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.Continue reading below ↓
Face Republic Cica Gel Moisturizer, P379, BeautyMNL
Best Oil-Free Moisturizer: Human Nature Marine Caviar HydroMiracle Moisturizer
If you want to try out a moisturizer that's made with a ~unique~ ingredient, try out this one from Human Nature. It's made with lato (sea grapes) that will help retain skin elasticity and grant you a smoother, bouncier complexion with every use.Continue reading below ↓
Human Nature Marine Caviar HydroMiracle Moisturizer, P495, Humanheartnature
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.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.Continue reading below ↓
COSRX Advanced Snail 92 All in One Cream, P1,100, BeautyMNL
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