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If you suffer from oily skin, it is not uncommon. Your skin might appear dewy at first, but a few hours after applying moisturiser, it becomes an oily mess. If this is you, worry not! This is why we have oil-free moisturisers.

Oil-free moisturisers are great to sufficiently hydrate oily skin without causing greasy, sticky skin. Check out our list of the best 8 oil-free moisturisers you can find on the market for smoother and dewier skin.

1. Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer

Best oil-free moisturiser for oily skin

Price from SGD57.00

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Fight oily skin with this lightweight moisturiser that hydrates without clogging pores. Its fast-absorbing formula effectively hydrates skin while protecting it from harmful UV rays that could potentially worsen discolouration and age skin. Infused with brightening Lemongrass Extract, this gentle moisturiser does not leave a sticky residue and helps your skin to stay clear and fair.


First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Oil-Free Mattifying Gel Moisturizer

Best anti-aging oil free moisturiser for aging skin

Price from SGD50.00

shopping_cart Sephora Singapore SGD50.00

Heal your skin with this oil-free mattifying gel moisturiser. Formulated with sodium hyaluronate, colloidal oatmeal, and conditioning butter and waxes, this supercharged blend helps to repair and hydrate aging skin for a younger-looking complexion.

Its unique formula uses peptides to support natural collagen production to smoothen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Niacinamide is also a potent ingredient in improving skin elasticity to give you a healthier tone and texture.

3. Belif Oil Control Moisturizer Fresh

Best oil-free moisturiser for pregnant women

Price from SGD12.86

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Stay shine-free all day with Belif’s Oil Control Moisturizer which is infused with herbal extracts. Formulated with Rosehip extract which is rich in vitamins and tannins, this lightweight moisturiser improves your skin’s resilience to give you a radiant complexion.

It also contains oil controlling powder to prevent an overproduction of sebum and tighten enlarged pores, leaving your skin looking smooth and clear. Furthermore, it is free from harsh chemicals such as mineral oil, animal-originated ingredients and synthetic fragrance, dyes and preservatives. This herbal moisturiser is also suitable for pregnant women!


Clean & Clear Oil Free Moisturizer

Best drugstore oil-free moisturiser - with salicylic acid, suitable for acne

Price from SGD10.75

shopping_cart Watsons Singapore SGD10.75

As oils can risk clogging pores, eventually worsening acne, oil-free moisturisers are a good option to help keep acne at bay while keeping your skin hydrated. 

Clean and Clear’s Oil-Free Moisturizer makes this even better with their formula which incorporates the powerful acne-diminishing ingredient, salicylic acid.

Known to significantly improve acne breakouts, salicylic acid’s antibacterial properties effectively kills acne-causing bacteria to leave you with clearer, smoother skin.


Cosrx Aloe Vera Oil-Free Moisture Cream

Best oil-free moisturiser for rosacea

Price from SGD19.12

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Living in humid conditions can irritate rosacea even further. If this is your reality, Cosrx’s Aloe Vera Oil-Free Moisture Cream is helpful to calm your irritated skin.

Infused with the powerful soothing effects of Aloe Vera, this moisture cream effectively hydrates skin from the inside out to help you retain dewy complexion throughout the day. It is formulated without parabens, triethanolamine, phthalate and artificial colours and fragrance. Say hello to healthy and grease-free skin!


Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF30

Best oil-free moisturiser with SPF

Price from SGD57.00

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A skincare routine isn’t complete without sunscreen. Skip that extra step with this 2-in-1 moisturiser that acts as both moisturiser and sunscreen!

With SPF30, this product protects your delicate skin from harsh UV rays while sufficiently hydrating your skin. It also incorporates aloe vera and green tea extracts which are rich in antioxidants and helpful to calm and soothe your skin. Furthermore, it protects against free radical damage caused by the Sun!

7. Andalou Naturals Acai + Kombucha Oil-Free Moisturizer

Best oil-free moisturiser without SPF

Price from SGD39.90

shopping_cart Watsons Singapore SGD39.90

Quench your skin’s thirst with this moisturising gel cream. Using natural ingredients such as Fruit Stem Cell Complex, Acai Berry and white tea, transform your skin through an abundance of antioxidants. See healthier and brighter complexion become yours with this moisturiser’s unique blend of ingredients that slows cellular damage and stimulates healthy cell renewal.

8. Sebamed Mattifying Cream

Best oil-free moisturiser for combination skin

Price from SGD15.90

shopping_cart Watsons Singapore SGD15.90

Diminish unnecessary shine with Sebamed’s mattifying cream which is enriched with soothing ingredients. The mattifying effect of this product helps to control sebum and excessive shine while protecting your skin from impurities. Formulated with horse chestnut, aloe vera and hyaluronic acid, this oil-free cream effectively soothes irritation and moisturises the dry areas of your skin without leaving a greasy residue.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

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