moisturisers for oily skin in malaysia

10 Moisturisers For Oily Skin in Malaysia That Aren’t Heavy or Greasy

Categories : Skincare

Where are all our oily skin ladies? Raise your hands! Well, in general, we all experience our fair share of greasy skin and sweat-induced breakouts and if you have oily skin this is a nightmare!!! Most people use moisturisers to tackle this issue but if you have oily skin you can’t necessarily reach for the same moisturiser as your normal, dry and combination skin-typed friends. Being blessed (or cursed) with excess oiliness means you need a lightweight, non-comedogenic moisturiser. The good news is that there are many moisturisers for oily skin in Malaysia that will keep your oily skin hydrated with the overly shiny glow.

Now, we know most of you with oily skin think that being a little too blessed in the sebum department means you can skip moisturizer altogether and NO! Any skin type including oily skin can still become dehydrated and needs moisture! So, to help you here are 10 Beauty Insider Malaysia approved lightweight and super-chill moisturisers in Malaysia for oily skin. Not just can they keep your skin hydrated, glowing and fresh but it can also give you a more clear and smooth appearance no matter the season, time and day! You can use these moisturisers even if your skin isn’t oily and if you prefer something that’s light and cooling.

1. Kiehl Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream

One of the most popular moisturisers for oily skin in Malaysia, the Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream by Kiehl is a non-oily, non-greasy and quickly absorbs into the skin! It can visibly reduce the appearance of oil and leave your skin looking and feeling more balanced. The oil-free gel formula also works synergistically with skin’s natural lipids to retain essential moisture in skin for a healthier, re-balanced skin barrier and a smoother, fresher appearance. 

Price: RM132.00

Where to Buy: Kiehl Malaysia

2. Tatcha The Water Cream Moisturizer

With 4-star ratings on Sephora, this anti-ageing moisturiser is one that can clarify and refine oily skin. Infused with powerful Japanese botanicals, the moisturiser can add the shimmer that most oily skin is craving. In addition to that, the wild rose and leopard lily can help control excess oil and purify the skin by supporting natural cell turnover. Did we also mention this moisturiser has a touch of 23-karat gold that can add a shine-free glow? 

Price: RM280.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

4. Clinique Dramatically Different Hydrating Jelly

One of the best-selling moisturisers for oily skin in Malaysia, the  Clinique Dramatically Different Hydrating Jelly is a water-light serum that delivers 24-hour hydration. With a clear, jelly-like texture, this moisturiser can go beyond in not just keeping your skin hydrated, but also strengthening and protecting your skin daily. Thanks to its unique Clean-Shield Technology, this moisturiser can give you a clear and clean glow.

Price: RM149.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

5. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Oil-Control Moisturizer

One of the most popular moisturiser for oily skin, the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Oil-Control Moisturizer is indeed a head-to-toe fix for all oily skin woes. The balm-like moisturiser can help soothe, smooth, hydrate and protect your skin. Infused with all skin-loving ingredient like oatmeal, hemp seed oil, natural butter and waxes, this moisturiser can truly nourish and revitalize your skin.

Price: RM150.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

6. Origins Original Skin Matte Moisturizer with Willowherb

With 4.5 star ratings on Sephora, the Original Skin Matte Moisturizer with Willowherb by Origins is without a doubt one of the best moisturisers for oily skin in Malaysia. Its oil-free formula can refine your skin texture with a mattified finish. Apart from that, the moisturiser also can instantly boost hydration and radiance. Infuses with all-natural botanicals like pink rock rose, chestnut seed extract, and Canadian willowherb, this moisturiser can minimise the appearance of pores for a smoother look and feel. 

Price: RM142.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

7. L’Occitane Aqua Réotier Ultra Thirst-Quenching Gel

Enriched with Réotier water and hyaluronic acid, this thirst-quenching moisturiser acts like a magnet to recharge oily skin with water. With just one use it will leave your skin glowing with moisture and softness all day long. With regular use, it can definitely improve your skin’s natural moisture level giving it a revitalized look. Plus, its calcium content is also really high, so it can speed your new cell growth as well!

Price: RM160.00

Where to Buy: L’Occitane Malaysia

8. Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream Moisturiser

Many people often think that oily skin is hydrated but in reality, it is not. This moisturising cream can deliver an intense water drench with two forms of hyaluronic acid and tamarind extract. It can give your oily skin s more youthful glow. The moisturiser also has papaya enzymes which are known for smoothing and exfoliating the skin. This moisturiser is also suitable for those with dry skin and combination skin as it can restore softness to the skin.

Price: RM269.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

9. Kate Somerville Oil-Free Moisturizer

This oil-free moisturiser is perfect for those who want to safeguard the skin from ageing. Super lightweight, the moisturiser leaves nothing behind but smooth, supple, youthful-looking skin. Designed to hydrate while keeping oily skin in check, this unique formula is designed to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and help improve the look of elasticity, firmness, and the visible signs of ageing. 

Price: RM292.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

 10. Dr Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Oil-Free Moisture Cushion

Hyaluronic Marine Oil-Free Moisture Cushion 50ml

Last but not least in our best moisturisers for oily skin in Malaysia is this unique water-break gel-cream. It can keep your skin looking dewy, supple, and plump. This marine-enriched moisture cushion is infused with unique Japanese algae harvested from the waters of Okinawa. As you massage the experiential formula into your skin, feel the texture break into a fresh water-like gel.

Price: RM260.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia