10 Hot Moisturisers To Tame Oily Skin

01 June 2014 by


Aromatherapy Associates Orange Flower Mattifying Moisturiser, £49

You can always count on Aromatherapy Associates for skincare with the most delicious of scents. We’ve fallen head over heels for this clever (and heavenly scented) moisturiser, which nourishes without leaving a greasy residue.

Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Clearing Moisturiser, £18.50

Suffering from oily and sensitive skin? Don’t worry, you’re not alone as Clinique have come up trumps with their stellar moisturiser prime to calm stressed-out skin and reduce blemishes. Win!

Crème de La Mer The Oil Absorbing Lotion, £165

Your warm-weather BFF, this lighter version of Crème de la Mer’s original cream will keep your skin hydrated, soft and matte. What’s not to love?

REN T-Zone Clarimatte Balancing Gel-Cream, £21

For those who favour the consistency of a gel over a cream, this is the product for you. The antibacterial formula dissolves excess sebum and dirt whilst the light texture keeps your skin feeling fresh and clean.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Mat, £14

A more affordable solution for an oily complexion, making this our top choice for day-to-day use. Enriched with Zinc, our favourite vitamin to combat problem skin, this oil-free moisturiser leaves a matte, velvety finish.

Dior Hydra Life Close-Up Pore Reducing Pro-Youth Moisturizer, £54

Ideal for more mature skin, the Dior Hydra Life Moisturizer focuses on reducing pore visibility as well as regulating the imbalance between sebum and water. Perfect for barefaced beauty; this nifty product will both illuminate and mattify leaving little need for foundation. We’re sold.

Korres Pomegranate Balancing Cream-Gel, £19

We’re big fans of all-natural heroes Korres and give this product our full beauty marks. Plus, the cream will soothe and calm blotchy patches and the scent is divine to boot.

NUDE Purify Daily Moisturiser, £42

NUDE prides itself on beautiful skin without the nasty parabens, sulphates, silicones and other additives we often don’t realise are hiding in our skincare products. This silky gel moisturiser hydrates congested skin whilst calming inflammation and redness.

Elemental Herbology Perfect Balance, £42

Jam packed with actives and antioxidants, this moisturiser will protect you against the free radicals we’re exposed to on a daily basis. Perfect for oily skin types looking for an anti-ageing boost.

Origins Oil Zero Oil Moisture Lotion, £23

On the hunt for a more natural approach to your sebum woes? Try this Origins offering with refreshing saw palmetto and mint. Get ready for a seriously flawless complexion. You have been warned!

Believe it or not, even oily skin needs some moisture. Whether you’re after a blemish-busting formula or a more soothing solution, we’ve tried and tested every single one of these mattifying moisturisers for a seriously shine-free (and moisturised) finish. Click through the gallery above and get ready for a beauty bonanza…

By Tor Cardona and Jasmine Contomiachlos


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