People with acne-prone skin do everything in their power to keep out greasiness – trust me, I know. My idea was that moisturizers, some of which contain oil, would cause more outbreaks, and I should proceed with caution. Dermatologists agree, however, that moisturizers are an essential step in any skin care routine and it is important to choose the right one. "It may not seem catchy, but greasy skin types need a moisturizer to keep their complexion healthy and balanced," explains Joel Düsser, dermatologist in Omaha. Although I have found peace with moistening my combined (and often acne-prone) skin, that does not mean that every moisturizer is suitable for my skin type.
There are a few key words to keep in mind when shopping are an acne-friendly daily moisturizer. "They always want to look for an oil-free, non-comedogenic brand for acne," says New York dermatologist Michele Green, MD. Non-comedogenic means that the product does not clog the pores. To learn some of the benefits of Moisturizer that can not be unbalanced, we've talked to some dermatologists to find out which experts they usually recommend to their patients.