Skin Care for Acne Oily Skin


Salicylic Acid
Clean and Clear Continuous Control Acne Wash, Oil-Free (2% sal acid)
Clearasil Acne Fighting Foaming Cleanser (2% sal acid)
Clearasil Oil-control Acne Wash (2% sal acid)
Clearasil Acne Fighting Cleansing Wipes (2% sal acid)
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Power Cream (or Foam) wash (.5% sal acid, green tea)
Neutrogena Deep Clean Gentle Scrub (sal acid, polyethylene beads): not for sensitive skin
Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Scrub (polyethylene beads, sal acid)
Neutrogena Pore Refining Cleanser (cleanser/scrub hybrid; polyethylene beads; less abrasive than the other scrubs)
Clean and Clear Daily Pore Cleanser, Oil-Free (cleanser/scrub hybrid)
No Salicylic Acid
Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser (lotion formula, anti-irritants); for sensitive skin
Nuetrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser; for normal to oily or combination skin
Neutrogena One-Step Gentle Cleanser
Benzoyl Peroxide washes
Oxy Daily Wash, Maximum Strength (10% BP)
Peter Thomas Roth Medicated BPO 5% Acne Wash ($34.00/8 oz)
Peter Thomas Roth Medicated BPO 10% Acne Wash ($34,00/8 oz)
Salicylic Acid Lotions
Clinique Mild Clarifying Lotion (.5% sal acid)
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control 3-in-1 Hydrating Acne Treatment (2% sal acid)
Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Defense Face Lotion (2% sal acid)
Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer (.5% sal acid,soy)
Benzoyl Peroxide Lotions
Clinique Acne Solutions Clearing Moisturizer, Oil-Free (2.5% BP, green tea, anti-irritants)
Oxy Lotion, Vanishing Acne Medication (Standard: 5% BP; Maximum, Maximum Tinted: 10% BP)
Stridex Night Lotion (2.5% BP; sold with Day Gel (but Day Gel may be too irritating due to witch hazel, alcohol)

Spot Treatment Products

Benzoyl Peroxide
Clinique Acne Solutions Emergency Gel Lotion (5% BP, anti-inflammatories)
Clearasil Tinted Acne Treatment Cream (10% BP with peach tint and matte finish)
Clearasil Vanishing Acne Treatment Cream (same as above, without tint)
Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment (2.5% BP); contains clay; could be irritating
Clean and Clear Persa-Gel 10, Maximum Strength (10% BP)
Oxy Spot Treatment (Clear, Light, Dark, all 10% BP; matte finish)
Stridex Power Pads (2.5% BP)
Peter Thomas Roth BPO Gel 5% ($24.00/3 oz)
Peter Thomas Roth BPO Gel 10% ($24.00/3 oz)
Clearasil Adult Care Acne Treatment Cream (2% resorcinol, 8% sulfur)
Peter Thomas Roth BPO gel 10% and Sulfur ($32.00/3 oz)
Clearasil Stay Clear Cream (sulfur, resorcinol)
Salicylic Acid
Clearasil Daily Blackhead Control Pads with Natural Sea Salt (1% sal acid)
Aveeno Clear Complexion Correcting Treatment (1% sal acid, retinol, soy)
Gly/Sal Pads: sold here
Clean and Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets
Clinique Pore Minimizer Oil Blotting Sheets, for Combination Oily to Oily Skin
Sephora Roll-up Blotting Papers
Pore Minimizers
Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector (absorbs oil, creates silky finish)
OC Eight (sold here)
Sunscreens for Oily Skin
Clinique Repairwear Day SPF 15 Intensive Lotion
Philosophy A Pigment of Your Imagination SPF 18 * contains arbutin, kojic acid for pigment lightening
Melashade (tinted, silky finish; sold here)
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch 30
Neutrogena Pore Refining Cream SPF 15 (AHA, retinol, antioxidants)
Cosmedicine Speedy Recovery Acne Treatment Daytime Blemish Lotion SPF 15 *contains sal acid
Moisturizers for Combination Skin
Clinique Moisture-in-Control Oil Free Lotion ($35.00/1.7 oz)
Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture for Combination Skin
Foundations for Oily Skin
L’Oreal Paris True Match Super Blendable Makeup SPF 17
Revlon ColorStay Active Light Makeup SPF 25
Clarins Truly Matte Foundation SPF 15
Laura Mercier Mineral Powder SPF 15
Almay Clear Complexion Liquid Makeup (no SPF)
Clinique Superfit Makeup