Does Oily Skin Need a Moisturizer?

by Anuja Chaudhari on Jun 02, 2022

Does Oily Skin Need a Moisturizer?

“I already have oil on my skin, so why do I need a moisturizer?”

“No, I want something that will get the oil out of my skin”

“Why add moisturizer when my skin is very sticky?”


Are these sentences spoken unknowingly by you?

This means that you are dealing with the problem of oily skin, and at the same time, you are getting misunderstood.

Oiliness reduces the natural glow of your skin. It causes some unique challenges, like a shiny complexion and acne breakouts. But, relax! This is a common type of skin. If you take proper care of your skin, you can easily achieve the goal of glowing skin!

Now the question is, do you need a moisturizer when your skin is oily? But of course 'yes'!

Let us first understand how a moisturizer works on our skin.

Moisturizer not only adds water to your skin but also helps retain water in the outer layer of the skin. In short, it keeps your skin hydrated.

Now let’s take a look at how oily skin skincare routine should be.

Best Skincare routine for Oily Skin 

Cleanse Away excess Oil -

You are dealing with an oily skin problem, so you need to clean your face more often than others. In addition to morning and night, you should wash your face when you feel excessive oil coming out of your skin. For this, you should choose a face wash with ingredients like charcoal, coffee, and vitamin C.

If the skin is very oily, choose a facewash with charcoal or coffee, otherwise, you can choose a vitamin C or rose-based facewash.

Exfoliate excess oil -

Oily skin needs to be scrubbed 2 to 3 times a week. You should prefer a coffee scrub as a treatment for acne as well as to remove excess oil from the skin. Coffee, charcoal, and walnuts are considered to be great for exfoliating oily skin.

Oil-free Moisturize -

Moisturizers are needed for all skin types. If your skin is oily, you should take care when choosing a moisturizer. For this, you should choose a lightweight & water-based moisturizer. Ura's face cream will help to achieve three goals: glowing skin, moisturizer, and protection from the sun's rays.