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If you have a complexion that tends to be oily, it's vital to pick a daily moisturizer that caters specifically to your skin care needs. As tempting as it may be, don't merely pick the first thing you see after walking into the department store's cosmetics section! With oily skin, the last thing you want is a heavy and rich facial cream -- all it will do is make your complexion feel even greasier. Attain the right balance of moisture with a lightweight facial lotion that will leave your face soft, smooth and thoroughly hydrated.
Daily Balancing Moisturizer
One of the biggest headaches associated with oily skin is the frequency of breakouts. Eliminate the fear of blemishes with the Daily Balancing Moisturizer from Yes to Tomatoes, a gentle lotion that mildly hydrates without triggering irritation. "Allure" recommends the soothing lotion, which has a sweet vanilla fragrance. The multi-tasking lotion nourishes, reduces inflammation and moisturizes using a combination of red tea extract, antioxidant-packed tomatoes and watermelon.
Even people with oily skin occasionally experience spells of dryness. For these irksome situations, "Cosmopolitan" suggests Oil-Free Moisture for Combination Skin from Neutrogena. The non-comedogenic, unscented moisturizer targets dry spots of your complexion while simultaneously keeping shine and grease to a minimum. If your oily skin woes have had you dreaming about a matte complexion for as long as you can recall, this may be your answer.
Face Oasis Hydrating Lotion
For a practically weightless approach to oily skin moisture, "Allure" raves over the Face Oasis Hydrating Lotion from H20+. The delicate lotion gently hydrates your skin with its blend of sea wakame and sea fennel, all the while defending it against the potentially harmful UV rays emitted by the sun. If you want to make like you're on a glorious tropical vacation, the silky moisturizer also has a pleasant beachy fragrance.
Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
Manage your complexion's volatile T-zone with the Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel from Clinique, of which "Elle Girl" is a fan. The oil-free gel is fast-absorbing and aims to keep your complexion looking and feeling soft, smooth and totally balanced -- without weighing it down. If you are looking for a lotion that will leave your complexion feeling light as a feather, this one certainly fits the bill.