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Paula's Choice Skincare

CLEAR Oil-Free Moisturizer

2.00 fl. oz. for $ 29.99
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CLEAR Oil-Free Moisturizer succeeds in its mission to weightlessly hydrate and soothe skin—a major win for anyone prone to breakouts. But this Paula’s Choice moisturizer doesn’t just come with oil-free claims; it also delivers antioxidants, ceramides, and niacinamide to help alleviate common issues that people of all ages with acne-prone skin face.

Dispensed via squeeze tube, the gel-lotion texture absorbs quickly, leaving an imperceptible finish and delivering hydration with a non-occlusive feel. Not only is that great for breakout-prone skin, but anyone with combination to oily skin in general can appreciate the lightweight, non-greasy dose of moisture. The formula is also a winner for those with dry skin struggling with breakouts that find traditional dry skin moisturizers make their acne worse.

Taking the benefits to the next level, the included ceramides are a plus for helping strengthen skin’s barrier, while antioxidant-rich plant extracts help soothe redness.

The niacinamide is another major bonus to help minimize enlarged pores, and as usual for Paula’s Choice, this moisturizer is fragrance free. (It’s also silicone free for anyone who prefers that.)

Between CLEAR Oil-Free Moisturizer’s lightweight, non-greasy hydration + targeted beneficial ingredients, this is a genius option for anyone with breakout-prone skin.

Pros:
  • Provides lightweight, non-greasy, soothing hydration.
  • Targeted ingredients help alleviate issues common to acne-prone skin.
  • Includes niacinamide to minimize enlarged pores.
  • Fragrance free.
Cons:
  • None.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No

Provides soothing hydration that won’t clog pores or cause breakouts. Weightless, oil-free moisturizer is specially formulated for blemish-prone skin.

Water (Aqua), Ethyl Macadamiate (hydration), Glycerin (skin-replenishing), Cetearyl Alcohol (texture enhancer), Propanediol (hydration), Triethylhexanoin (skin-smoothing), Sodium Acrylates Copolymer (texture enhancer), Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate (thickeners), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (skin- soothing), Hydrolyzed Pumpkin Seedcake (skin-replenishing), Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract (antioxidant), Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Extract (antioxidant), Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Fruit Extract (skin-soothing/antioxidant), Niacinamide (skin-restoring),Tripeptide-29 (skin-restoring), Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP (skin-replenishing), Sodium Hyaluronate (skin-replenishing/hydration), Phytosphingosine (skin-restoring), Cholesterol (skin-replenishing), Panthenol (hydration), Sodium PCA (skin-replenishing), Adenosine (skin-restoring), Lecithin (skin-restoring/hydration), Arginine (amino acid/hydration), Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate (emulsifier) Sodium Gluconate (hydration/chelation), Citric Acid (pH adjuster), Isohexadecane (solvent/texture enhancer), Xanthan Gum, Carbomer (thickeners), Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin (preservatives).

Paula's Choice Skincare At-A-Glance

 

Paula's Choice Skincare was established in 1995 when best-selling beauty author and consumer advocate Paula Begoun (known as The Cosmetics Cop) decided to develop her own products.

As a natural evolution of Paula's personal mission to help consumers find the best products for their skin, the line has grown into an extensive range of skincare and makeup products that are formulated to meet the needs of almost every skin type and skin concern imaginable, from acne to wrinkles.

Paulas Choice Skincare relies on published research where available to discover the best ingredients for skin. Stable packaging is another feature of the brand, using innovative, opaque, and air-tight or air-restrictive components that keep antioxidants and other light- and air-sensitive ingredients from breaking down. The line is also 100% fragrance-free.

Disclosure: Paula Begoun is the creator of Beautypedia and founder of Paula's Choice Skincare products. Reviewing thousands of skincare and makeup products over the past 30 years, both on this site and in her best-selling books, Paula's mission has always been to help consumers find the best products possible for their skin. The Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains this commitment. In addition, The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same rating standards and criteria, whether it is a Paula's Choice product or another brand.

Why are Paula's Choice Skincare products rated highly? The Paula's Choice Skincare Team would not launch a product unless it was worthy of a high rating from The Beautypedia Team. Paula and The Beautypedia Team were researching and reviewing products long before Paula's Choice Skincare ever existed and consumers were constantly requesting a skincare brand that met all of Beautypedias criteria. As a result, The Paula's Choice Skincare Team was created and uses the same research and criteria to formulate Paula's Choice products as The Beautypedia Team uses to review products.

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.

About the Experts

The Beautypedia team consists of skin care and makeup experts personally trained by the original Cosmetics Cop and best-selling beauty author, Paula Begoun. We’re fascinated by skin care and makeup products and thrilled when they meet or exceed our expectations, but we’re also disappointed when they fail to perform as claimed, are wildly overpriced, or contain ingredients scientific research has proven can hurt skin.

Our mission has always been to help you find the best products for your skin, no matter your budget or preferences. Beautypedia’s thorough and insightful reviews cut through the hype and provide reliable recommendations for all ages, skin types, and skin tones.