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Recommend me a good moisturizer/toner

I have mild-moderate acne and my face is oily but sensitive. I was looking for a good moisturizer that I could use at night, preferably containing AHAs, and possibily keep the oil in check as well. Dan recommends Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion, but reviews comment on the greasy texture, so I'm not sure how it might react with my oily-acned skin? The ingredients list also seems to contain some contents that I think are considered irritating, based on the list in the stickied thread at the top of the forum:

Purified Water, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Cetearyl Alcohol and Ceteareth-20, Macadamia Nut Oil, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Stearoxytrimethylsilane (and) Stearyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Farnesol, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid.

Also, is there a good toner that would be recommended for use in the morning, to help regulate oil production? Currently I use Avene Cleanance Anti-Shine Purifying Lotion, which contains powder, so it covers up any red marks. I realized though that the 3rd ingredient in it is SD alcohol. Hm, any thoughts?

As well, generally do you guys have any opinions on Avene products? I currently use the Avene Cleanance range for my cleanser, toner, moisturizer and exfoliator. I found out that some of the products contain hydrogenated castor oil and sodium lauryl sarcosinate. Are these frowned upon?

Thanks! ;)

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As for moisturizer...I used to use Cetaphil with SPF 15, it does get a little greasy on your face if you apply a bit much, and the smell...you can smell for a while, and if you sweat, or cry, your eyes will burn like hell. Personally, I don't use a moisturizer with AHA, I have Alpha Hydrox Enhanced Lotion and Morning Glow Moisturizer with SPF 15. There is one that I know of that has AHA in it, Neutrogena Healthy Skin Face Lotion which gets rave reviews and supposedly works very well.

As for toner, I don't use one, but yours doesn't sound too bad. Has it been drying out your skin or something?

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If you have a walgreens nearby or have the ability to order online then I STRONGLY suggest "CeraVe Lotion" The cerave product line is similar to cetaphil...just the lotion is way better. Not geasy at all....but still leaves you more moisturized. Definetly the best moisturizer I have ever used. Period.

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