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After you've washed the day's makeup, dirt and grime off of your oil-prone skin, your face can feel a little stripped. Alcohol-based cleansers or overzealous scrubbing can get your skin clean, but dry. If you want to add moisture back to squeaky clean face, choose a night cream that's made specifically for oily skin.
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream Night
Though it can be frustrating to deal with skin that feels like an oil-slick, you've actually got an advantage over your dry-to-normal skinned girlfriends. Your over-achieving oil glands provide natural moisture that helps keep skin supple and keeps wrinkles at bay longer. If you're not convinced that your oil glands are really there to help you, Daily Glow suggests using Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream Night. It'll help you banish wrinkles while it's light formula lets your pores breathe.
Skinceuticals Renew Overnight Moisturizer
OK, Sensitive Sally -- your oily skin is not on friendly terms with very many skincare products. Trying products can seem like a science experiment because of the testy nature of your skin. According to "InStyle" magazine, Skinceuticals Renew Overnight Moisturizer is a great choice for ladies with oily, easily-irritated skin because it's light-weight and includes anti-inflammatory botanical ingredients. It also includes alpha hydroxy acids -- gentle exfoliators.
Derma-E Vitamin A Retinyl Palmitate Wrinkle Treatment Crème
Want a product that's so effective at fighting oil it can do it in your sleep? "Real Simple" magazine says that Derma-E Vitamin A Retinyl Palmitate Wrinkle Treatment Crème does just that. The skin-firming, vitamin A night cream also helps reduce oiliness on your face. Vitamin A is a retinol so ladies with skin sensitivities should steer clear of this cream. It can be a little harsh on gentler skin. Give it a go if you know your skin can handle retinols. You'll combat wrinkles and oil at once.
It's OK to Skip the Cream
If you regularly use a gentle cleanser or rarely experience dryness, you can choose not to use a night cream. Ladies with oily skin don't always need night creams. Depending on the thickness -- and most night creams can be really thick -- they can clog your pores, trap bacteria and lead to acne. Consistent use of a moisturizing lotion can provide all the moisture your skin needs.