Having an acne breakouts caused by oily skin sometimes bothers and making you feel insecure every time people is looking at you. To avoid excessive oil production, you need to moisture your skin. Before I share with you the drugstore best moisturizer for acne prone skin, let me share with you a little bit about the importance of moisturizer for people with an acne prone skin.
It happens to me before, and I am happy that now my skin is getting better. I am also pretty sure that you know acne prone skin usually related with oily skin. Excessive oil on your face makes your pores become clogged with bacteria and dirt from the surrounding, leading to acne breakouts.
Why do I need to moisture my skin? Is there any relationship between my skin moisture with the oil production on my face?
Yes there is. Those with oily skin need to moisturize their skin the most because your skin is dehydrated. When your skin is dehydrated, your sebaceous glands actively produce oil which is known as sebum to keep your skin moist. Moist your skin naturally by using moisturizer to keep them supple and soft. Excessive sebum not only cause you an acne prone skin, your face also will look greasy and unclean.
What kind of moisturizer suits people with acne prone skin?
The best moisturizer for people with oily and acne prone skin is water-based type which can absorb into your skin easily. Look for light weight formulation, oil free, gel or lotion moisturizer and don’t forget to make sure they are non-comedogenic and does not clog your pores.
Listed below are the best drugstore moisturiser for acne prone skin that have become Malaysian’s top choices.
Drugstore best moisturizer #1 – Cosmoderm Tea Tree Oil Day & Night
Currently I have used this as my daily moisturiser. Thumbs up, I am really into it. My face is no longer oily like before. It is water-based and oil-free moisturiser, Cosmoderm Tea Tree Oil moisturiser will cost you only RM 20 for 50ml per pack. Also contain Vitamin E with sun protection factors, SPF 15, it protect your skin well against UV rays. It is also safe for your skin with zero paraben.
Drugstore best moisturizer #2 – Aiken Spot Away Daily Moisturiser
This Spot Away Daily Moisturiser by Aiken has Tea Tree Oil or also known scientifically as Melaleuca alternifolia which is good for acne prone skin. It is lightweight, oil-free and using water based formulation suitable for those with oily and combination skin. Spot Away Daily Moisturiser also helps to remove excessive oil or sebum and control shine and greasy oil from your face. You can buy it for only RM 10 for 75ml now until 7th May 2017 from Guardian.
Drugstore best moisturizer #3 – Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion
Cetaphil moisturizing lotion also has become one of the top choices among Malaysians. Free from paraben, it is also fragrance free and non-comedogenic, which is safe for your skin. The pH level is also about balance to normal pH level. You can get for only RM 58.50 per 200ml from the nearest Watson outlet and pharmacies.
Drugstore best moisturizer #4 – Mentholatum Oxy Blemish Control
Oxy Blemish Control Moisturizer usually used by teenagers. It contain triclosan which helps to fight acne and salicylic acid to remove dead cells. With SPF 15, it helps you to protect your skin from excessive sun exposure too. You can get it from nearest Watson, drugstores or pharmacies for only RM 15.80 per 45g.
Drugstore best moisturizer #5 – Clean & Clear Essential
Another top choices among teenagers. When I was in primary school, I had used this as one of my skincare regime and it works wonder. It does moisturize my skin and helps to prevent pimples. However, I had stopped using it as it has paraben which is actually not really good in the long run. RM 16.80 for 50ml if you buy it from Watson.
How many times per day should I moisture my face?
So here’s the tips. Moisturize your face after you wash your face at least two times per day. Apply thoroughly. This is to make sure your skin to stay hydrated and moist.
It is crucial for you to keep your skin healthy and supple. I hope this article will help you to decide the best drugstore moisturizer for your skin. Is there any other drugstore brand that you think is worth to try? Share with us by leaving some comments down there! ❤