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Top 5 Makeup Removers for Oily Skin


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Noncomedogenic Cleansers
Noncomedigenic cleansers should clear your makeup off without clogging your pores.
Noncomedigenic cleansers should clear your makeup off without clogging your pores.
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Noncomedogenic cleansers come recommended for nearly all skin types -- including oily -- because they lack harsh chemicals and shouldn't clog your pores (usually a main problem for oily skin) [source: WebMD]. Noncomedogenic cleansers often use glycerin and water and rarely include fragrances.

While noncomedogenic cleaners often won't be able to remove stronger makeup, such as waterproof mascara or lip stains, they can usually handle most other types well. Most importantly, they're formulated specifically not to block pores any more than your natural oils already do, making it a great resource for people prone to breakouts.

While noncomedogenic cleansers are almost the least harsh of all the makeup removers, they're not quite at the top of the list. We'll look at what type of cleanser should be in your makeup remover repertoire if you have oily skin.


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