The Oil-Free Moisturizers Women With Acne-Prone Skin Should Start Using ASAP

New York City-based Dermatologist Dr. Sejal Shah says these products will keep your skin looking and feeling healthy.
Jennifer Ford Aug, 30, 2018

Since skin naturally produces an oily lubricant called sebum, applying an oil-based product to your face could result in breakouts if you have acne-prone skin. With so many oil infused skin care products on the market, finding an moisturizer that won’t cause breakouts is almost as easy as finding a needle in a haystack, so we’ve asked the experts at RealSelf (RS) for their top picks.

“When looking for a moisturizer for acne-prone skin women should make sure the label says oil-free and non-comedogenic. [These] products are formulated in a way that avoids breakouts [and] clogged pores,” explains dermatologist and RS contributor Michele Green, M.D.

“Women who are acne-prone should avoid ingredients that are more comedogenic, or more likely to clog pores like cocoa butter, coconut oil, lanolin, shea butter,” warns Dr. Sejal Shah, a New York City-based Dermatologist, and RS contributor.

To keep your skin looking healthy, these doctors suggest using one of the oil-free moisturizers on our list.