When sebaceous glands start producing excess sebum, the skin gets oily and greasy. Sebum is a substance which prevent your skin from dryness. Dirt, oil, pollution and dead skin can clog pores which ultimately leads to excess sebum production and acne. Here are some cleansers that will help you to unclog pores, fight against acne and helps to achieve oil free skin.


Neutrogena oil free acne wash facial cleanser contains salicylic acid that unclog pores and prevent future breakouts. Salicylic acid helps promotes the skin’s natural exfoliation process. This face wash is non-comedogenic (that won’t block pores) and dermatologically tested. Use twice daily for effective results.

Over usage of this face wash may cause skin irritation. Do a patch test before use.

Price: Rs.675/175ml


Simple refreshing facial wash is 100% soap free and hypoallergenic. It is enriched with pro vitamin B that hydrates skin and vitamin E that soothes skin. It helps removes dirt, oil and impurities from skin and leaves skin feeling fresh & clean.

Price: Rs.199/50ml


Mamaearth tea tree foaming face wash for acne & pimples clears pore congestion, control excess oil secretion and fight against bacteria. Tea tree and salicylic is effective for oily skin as it exfoliates top layer of skin and makes it look clear. It is enriched with aloe vera that calms skin and locks in moisture. It has a silicone brush that is gentle on skin but exfoliates dead skin & remove blackheads.

Price: Rs. 399/150ml


Plum green tea pore cleansing face wash removes excess oil and impurities. It brightens skin by gently exfoliating dead skin cells & clogged pores. Green tea helps balance oils and reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles. It is 100% vegan and SLS free. Use in your AM & PM routine for better results.

Price: Rs.345/75 ml


Cetaphil oily skin cleanser deeply cleanses and helps minimize pores without stripping skin of natural moisture. This deep pore cleanser reduces blackheads and maintains pH balance of skin. Soap free non irritating formula enriched with vitamin B3 which is effective in controlling the skin’s natural oil production.

Price: Rs.545/125ml

All these cleansers are for oily acne prone skin and is dermatologically tested. Do a patch test before adding them into your skincare routine. Excess use may lead to skin irritation.