9 Affordable Moisturizer’s Under 500 | For All Skin Type | Review | Pros and Cons

Can you tell me how much water did you drank yesterday to keep your body thurst calm? Let me guess… Maybe 1 liter or maybe 2 ohkay fine 3 or you are of my category bro!!! so hey new friend, but do think just drinking water is enough and sleeping every night and going every day out for our busy schedules?? I feel like the way we drink water to hydrate our whole body the same way we need to look a little closer and carefully over our skin as it’s more delicate and sensitive being all the time in front of Air Conditioners, pollution, dirt, humidity etc. So what extra we can do to save our skin and keep it fresh and healthy by keeping our skin types in mind. A good MOISTURIZER is a must for any weather(summers, winters etc)


OILY SKIN TYPE – I want to break the myth for all of you guys who are from oily skin type family. They can and should use moisturizers and there are tons of moisturizers available in the market that will not make your skin more oily or greasy.

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1. Nivea Soft Cream

MRP:₹75 (50ML)



Way back, the most traditional moisturizer that still is loved and choice of many parents and teenagers which can’t be forgotten ever with its amazing fragrance that pulls you every time of its usage also is very light weighted and non- sticky formula with no issue of availability as it can be easily found in any nearest cosmetics shop.  Nivea soft cream was like a regular mantra for my grand – grandmother’s everyday skincare ritual that she always swears by. It comes in four different sizes like 50ml, 100ml, 200ml and 300ml where the price range varies which is best before 30 months from the date of purchase. This moisturizer is available in an affordable range that will provide you soft, smooth, healthy and supple skin as it is enriched with vitamin E and jojoba oil in it which is best in the winter time and is a fast absorbing formula that can be applied easily on your hands, feet, elbows, and all over your face that lasts on your skin for very long providing a glow on to the face and is a travel-friendly tub.


  • Availability (can be found in any nearest cosmetics or medical stores ).
  • Affordability in range.
  • Lightweight and non-sticky.
  • Best for normal to dry skin type.RE
  • Enriched with vitamin E & Jojoba oil.
  • Best before 30 months from the date of purchase.
  • Fast absorbing.
  • Travel – friendly.
  • Everyday moisturizer (especially best in winter time).
  • Skin looks healthy, glowing and supple.


  • Unhygienic ( tub packaging leads to contamination of the moisturizer as hands get dug into the tub).
  • Not meant for too oily skin (that can leads to greasiness).

2. Plum Green Tea Mattifying Moisturizer

MRP:₹470 (50ML)

plum tea tree mattifying moisturizer

Those of you who love nature and pick the products with as fewer chemicals in it and are acne prone or have a sensitive skin than this moisturizer is going to be your ideal moisturizer. they are not accumulated and free of parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, SLS, DEA, and PABA also is 100% silicone-free, non-comedogenic ingredients present in this beautiful white bottle. Enriched with Green tea which has antioxidants and nutrients present in it, that has powerful effects on the skin that fights pimples, acne or boils which gives you a fresh and clear appearance with matte-finish without any shine on the face/skin. the body of the bottle is white in color with a pump applicator and plastic cap on the top .this moisturizer is best for the oily skin to combination and also is very travel-friendly as it has a compact body and plastic bottle fully.


  • Affordable in the range.
  • Pump applicator.
  • Enriched with green tea extracts (fights pimples and boils).
  • Non-shine formula.
  • Matte look.
  • Free from chemicals  (parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, SLS, DEA, and PABA).
  • Travel- friendly due to the plastic bottle.


  • Not easily Availability.

3. Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisturiser SPF 15

MRP₹374 (115ML)

neutrogena spf 15moisturizer

I personally love the products that are multipurpose which not only does its specific duty but also provides you an extra something in the same bottle and this moisturizer matches all of my needs in just one bottle being affordable and is mostly available everywhere in stores and online too. As it does two things at the same time first it moisturizes the skin and secondly, it gives you skin SPF of 15 that is going to protect you from the sun damage which causes tan, discoloration, pigmentations and fine lines. It is an oil-free formula which leaves your skin feeling soft and supple. It is a dermatologist tested and non-comedogenic moisturizer that will not clog the pores at all that is made for all skin types. Travel -friendly and a pump applicator on the top to dispense out the product easily.


  • Multipurpose (moisturizer+sunscreen with SPF 15).
  • Affordable in the range as you are getting two things in one.
  • Available in stores and online.
  • Gives soft and supple skin.
  • Dermatologist tested and Non-comedogenic moisturizer.
  • Doesn’t clog your pores.
  • Pump applicator to dispense out the product.
  • Travel-friendly due to its plastic bottle.
  • For all skin type.


  • Leaves a little white cast on the skin.

4. Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion

 MRP:₹318 (100ML)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion  



Comes in standard white body lotion with a flip cover on the top that can be easily available in stores and online as well. It is a very light weighted formula which helps to restore the skin’s natural protective barrier and leaves skin immediately soft and smooth. Specifically meant for soothing dry skin with non-greasy, non-irritating and non-comedogenic, leaving you to feel amazing about your skin. This is a Fragrance-free & Hypoallergenic and Dermatologically tested. Used and favorite of many actors and bloggers. Clinically proven to provide immediate and lasting relief from dry skin and also sensitive skin.


  • Easily available.
  • Lightweight.
  • Leave skin soft and smooth immediately.
  • Non-greasy, non-irritating and non-comedogenic product.
  • Fragrance- free and hypoallergic and dermatologically tested.
  • Favorite and choice of various bloggers and actors.
  • Meant for dry skin and sensitive skin.


  • Strong fragrance.
  • Not meant for too oily skin.

5. Khadi Natural Moisturizers

MRP:₹220 (220ml)

 khadi herbal-sandalwood-moisturizer original

KHADI HERBAL MOISTURIZERS is a blend of natural ingredients with less accumulation of chemicals. it comes in various different variants like rose, sandalwood, aloe vera, avocado, almond, lavender etc where the prices vary. It glides onto the skin like butter and makes it soft and naturally glowing due to its natural ingredients and Vitamin E present in it. This moisturizer is very fast absorbing with a non-greasy and non-sticky formula. If anyone who has a tan issue in the skin it also helps in rejuvenating that area and brighten up it slowly over the period of the time of the use by bringing that vibrant glow to the skin. No restriction on any skin type.


  • Affordable in the range.
  • Variety of variants (like rose, lavender, avocado, honey, sandalwood, aloe vera etc).
  • Enriched with Vitamin E.
  • Fast absorbing with non-greasy and non-sticky formula.
  • Provides you a natural glow and make the skin soft and supple.
  • Glides beautifully on the skin.
  • Best for all skin types.


  • Generally available in KHADI stores.

6. Biotique Bio Morning Nectar Flawless Skin Moisturizer

 MRP:₹199 (12oml)


BIOTIQUE BIO MORNING NECTAR FLAWLESS SKIN MOISTURIZER is suitable for all skin types without putting any restriction on any particular or specific skin type and is easily available and affordable in the range which is a lightweight formula that glides on the skin beautifully as it has great skin nourishing and moisturizing properties that make the skin youthful, glowing and vibrant because of 100% botanical extracts present and Organically Pure & preservative free that gives you SPF 30+ UVA/UVB Sunscreen protection. hence is a multipurpose moisturizer as it provides you moisturization and SPF i.e sun protection that cause sun tan, fine lines, pigmentation and early fine lines on the skin which makes the face dull and Grosse whereas it contains ultra-soothing properties that help in healing the skin and promoting healthy cell renewal. It is Dermatologist tested for safety, no animal testing and also travel- friendly.


  • Available in stores and online.
  • Affordable in the range.
  • Lightweight texture.
  • Glides beautifully making it smooth and supple.
  • NO added preservatives and is totally organic.
  • Multipurpose moisturizer + sunscreen.
  • 100% botanical extracts.
  • Ultra-soothing properties.
  • Dermatologist tested, Non- animal tested.
  • Travel- friendly.


  • Little greasy on the skin.

7. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E Cream

 MRP:₹425 (100gm/200gm) 


Palmer’s cocoa butter is enriched of VITAMIN E and cocoa butter which Prevents Skin Dryness and Peeling, Heals Chapped Lips, Fights Signs of Aging, Soothes Burns, Rashes, and Infections on the skin and stays for a very long giving a beautiful fragrance of cocoa butter with  non-greasy texture which deeply moisturize the skin making it soft and supple without being too heavy on the skin . Best for those who have dry and sensitive skin. You can also use it pre or post shaving your legs and will give you butter soft feeling on that shaved area. The consistency of this moisturizer is very thick it is best before you are going to bed because we all sleep in AIR CONDITIONERS which takes up all of the moisturizer present in our skin.


  • Enriched with Vitamin-E and Cocoa butter.
  • Prevent skin dryness and Chapped Lips.
  • Fights signs of Aging.
  • Soothes burns and Rashes.
  • Beautiful fragrance.
  • Can be used pre and post shaving.
  • Very thick consistency.
  • Best for dry skin and sensitive.
  • Makes the skin shiny, glowy, smooth and supple.


  • Not easily available but online.
  • Can be unhygienic because of no pump applicator.
  • Restricted to oily skin type.

8. Plum Hello Aloe Caring Day Moisturizer

 MRP:₹470 (60ml)

plum-goodness moisturizer


Plum hello aloe care moisturizer provides you with lots of aloe vera content that act as antioxidants, reduces inflammation and treat burns and has lots of natural ingredients. That keeps your face hydrated, nourished and replenish. It’s a lightweight formula that glides on the skin easily and providing you a smooth and glowing skin without Completely free of silicones & synthetic colors. Enriched with a goodness of Vitamin E with no greasy and sticky formula which is suitable for all skin types and also for sensitive skin type as it is free of parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, SLS, DEA, and PABA.


  • Lightweight.
  • Enriched with aloe vera.
  • Created with less chemical and offering as natural ingredients in use.
  • Leave skin soft and smooth.
  • Non-greasy and sticky formula.
  • Free from parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, SLS, DEA, and PABA.
  • Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin.


  •  Not easily Availability.

9. Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

MRP:₹330 (80gm)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

Cetaphil moisturizing cream is clinically proven to hydrate and protect dry skin along with itchy or sensitive skin and will hold for very long on the skin and hence is a lightweight formula that glides on the skin very easily. It’s a non-greasy formula that is free from any fragrance which is a quick absorbing and rich in consistency. Best for a dry and sensitive skin.  Choice of many beauty influencers and is a travel- friendly moisturizer. Is a non-comedogenic product and Dermatologically tested. 


  • Lightweight formula.
  • Clinically proven.
  • Best for the dry and sensitive skin.
  • Non -greasy formula.
  • Travel-friendly.
  • Non-comedogenic product.
  • Dermatologically tested.


  • Not easily available.


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