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Carley's DAY TIME Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin


  • Comes with 1/2 bar of our natural soap
  • 8oz bottle of moisturizer
  • Specially formulated for acne prone skin
  • Great for use under makeup
  • Natural solution, absorbs wonderfully
  • Light and effective with no mineral oil
  • No greasy feeling and no animal ingredients as always!
  • How can Oil Free Moisturizers call themselves ''Oil Free'', when they ALL have animal ingredients?

Brace Yourself

It''s easy to do, there''s a LOOPHOLE in the law. There is no law requiring each ingredient''s source be disclosed. That''s why if you read the ingredients label on ALL oil free lotions and moisturizers you will find a whole lot of words that are long and unpronounceable. We''ve found even the glycerin is made from animals (unless it CLEARLY says vegetable derived).  And usually the label will say no animal testing on finished product. Tricky!

Ok if I''m using animal by-products on my face SO WHAT?

Fair question. What part of the cow or pig or sheep do you think they use? The T-Bone steak? The Ham? The Mutton chop?
NO! They use the parts they can''t sell for food. Brain tissue and spinal tissue. Nothing gets thrown away at the slaughter houses today. Knowing all this doesn''t make you feel warm and fuzzy, does it? Not like all those commercials and ads telling you how good Oil Free products are for your skin. They aren''t good for your skin!

Where did all this Oil Free craze come from?

It all started a few decades ago with the idea that ''oils cause acne'' so oil free must be good for you. Those marketing people will tell us anything to sell something. People with oily skin do get acne. So therefore oils must play a role. It''s logical. No one noticed that some people with dry skin also got acne. How then is that possible? And many people with oily skin, don''t get acne. Maybe all this is a bit more complicated. 

So there is no connection between oils and acne?

No, there IS a connection. Some oils will cause acne in some people. Due to allergies. Especially when used in combination with the ingredients used in make up.

So wouldn't it be better to use Oil Free products then, just to be safe from these allergies?

Ingredients used in Oil Free Lotions are MORE likely than oils to cause acne due to these animal by-products and chemicals that are used. We believe this could be why adult acne is so common today. As a teen in the 1960''s we knew acne would be over by the time we reached 20. Adult acne was almost unheard of then. Teens today, can''t really look forward to turning 20 for clear skin. 45 million adults suffer from acne just in the USA.

So a Day Time Lotion to be used under make up specifically for Acne Prone skin?

This is what we looked at when we selected the oils and ingredients we use in this wonderful Day Time moisturizer. Specifically for those with acne prone skin to use under make up. This is a perfectly calming lotion that just glides on. And makes a wonderful base for make up. And a tiny amount goes a long way!


INGREDIENTS ( a special combination to help improve the quality of your skin by replacing missing nutrients):

Reverse Osmosis Purified Water: When looking at other skin care products I always want to know how the water they use is purified(if at all). Is it filtered? How small a filter? Ozonated? Often the devil is in the details. We use only Reverse Osmosis purified water. Reverse Osmosis purified water is the gold standard for being clean and pure. So if we are talking microscopic differences why is it important? Reverse Osmosis water, we've found, works better than any other water to maximize the potential of the precious ingredients we use. It's expensive, but we believe anything else is purely just cutting corners.

Castor oil (Ricinus communis L) This oil, derived from the castor bean and obtained by cold pressure, is rich in fatty acids and very moisturizing and lubricating to the skin in general. It acts as a humectant, attracting moisture to the skin. Rated extremely very low in Comedogenicity and Irritancy. Factors used to rate oils for their likelihood to cause acne due to allergies.

Jojoba Oil. (Simmondsia chinensis): Jojoba is very similar in composition to human natural skin oils. It penetrates the skin rapidly to nourish it; also softens and moisturizes mature and dry skin. Jojoba helps to heal inflamed skin conditions such as psoriasis or any form of dermatitis, helps control acne and oily scalps. Produced from the jojoba plant which is expeller pressed, once. No solvents are used during this process. Jojoba is sometimes called """"jojoba oil"""" when it is actually an extract; it's not an oil at all but a liquid wax ester. It's gentle enough for newborn babies; soothes and restores elasticity to any dry skin area yet does not make oily skin feel oily. Rated extremely very low in Comedogenicity and Irritancy.

Babassu: (Orbignya martiana, O. oleifera, or O. speciosa), a/k/a Babacu, Coco de macaco, Aguassu. Babassu is a big palm tree about 20 meters high native to the rain forests of Brazil. Babassu oil is cold pressed from the kernel which contains about 72% lipids (in weight) and is ultra-refined w/o chemicals. Rated extremely very low in Comedogenicity and Irritancy. Perfect for acne prone skin.

Sunflower Oil (Helianthus annuus): It contains vitamins A, C, D, and E, a high linoleic acid content, and few saturated fatty acids. This oil is easily absorbed and can be used on all skin types. Its high vitamin E content makes it especially helpful for delicate and dry skin. It has a protective effect on the skin and is healing when applied to leg ulcers, bruises and skin diseases. Rated extremely very low in Comedogenicity and Irritancy.

Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis): Extremely helpful in treating eczema and psoriasis; useful in treating allergic skin problems. Its healing action results from its high content of gamma linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid that is vital to cell and body functions and not produced by the body itself.  Rated extremely very low in Comedogenicity and Irritancy. Again all these oils are perfect for acne prone skin.

Additional ingredients used to put all this together. Some copy cat moisturizers sold on ebay use thickeners like Zanthan Gum and sea kelp (Algin) to bind oils together. Those ingredients eventually break down and are hard to protect from bacteria. Besides they aren''t true moisturizers and won''t have the same benefits as the ingredients we use to actually combine oils and water in a stable solution.

Purified water

Emulsifying Wax (vegetable derived)

Stearic Acid (vegetable derived)

Glycerin (vegetable derived)

Natural Soap to adjust to pH 7, (we believe a pH of 7 is superior to acidic moisturizers commonly sold today)

Vegetable derived preservative: Germall Plus® diazolidinyl urea, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPDC)

Preservatives are critically important to keep this product safe. We use only tiny amounts required to keep bacteria away.

Lavender Essence We only use real essences. No artificial fragrances.


Average Rating: 5 5 of 5 Stars!

Carley's DAY TIME Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin $18.99

Current Reviews: 24 Average Rating: 5 5 of 5 Stars!

by JOANNE from Houston
Date Added: 07/22/2018
I've been using this moisturizer everyday since 2007. In 2007 I was in high school and had bad cystic acne. I was on accutane and birth control to rein in the teenage hormones...because at that time we didn't know any better! Anyway accutane wrecked my skin but Carley's Daytime Moisturizer and soap saved my skin. Now over 10 years later this is all I use. I've tried other big-name moisturizers like Neutrogena, Clinique, Cetaphil, DHC, etc. but they always make me breakout. I've tried all-natural things I've seen on Pinterest like coconut oil and that doesn't work either. This moisturizer never makes me breakout. It is the best and I recommend it to anyone who asks. It might look expensive to you but one bottle lasts me 6 months. That's about $3/month which is way cheaper than any other decent moisturizer out there.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Melinda from Calgary
Date Added: 03/26/2018
I read all the reviews about Carley?s products and got my order a week ago. I ordered this moisturizer as well as the original acne scrub. This moisturizer is AMAZING!! I usually break out from every one I try. This is the first time I haven?t. My face feels so soft and it is no longer dry. You now have a lifelong customer. I?m in Canada and shipping is not cheap but it?s worth it to get these products. Thank you!!!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Elizabeth from Miami Gardens
Date Added: 02/25/2018
This is THE best moisturizer in THE world!!! I've used it day and night, because that's how much I love it! It doesn't break me out, leaves my face super smooth, and when I use it under my makeup, it makes my makeup look flawless! Please never stop making this!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Kim from Lake Forest
Date Added: 02/25/2018
We have been using this product for years along with the shea butter cleansing bars. Best moisturizer I have ever used - EVER! You really can't go wrong with Carly's products. My whole family has used this and their other products for years. Have helped my teens get through acne with very little struggle. (Acne line)

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Ashley from Edison
Date Added: 11/02/2017
This was the first product I ordered from this site and was expecting it to break me out, but luckily I was wrong. This is the first moisturizer I have used in years that hasn't broken me out! The formula and feel is amazing and I will be a lifetime user so please don't discontinue.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Jill from Sidney
Date Added: 08/23/2017
First lotion Ive used in 30 years that had benefits and did NOT break my ski out. THANK YOU!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Anne from Bismarck
Date Added: 07/28/2017
Been using this lotion since I was a teenager and now as an adult. It has helped me through the acne stages and kept my skin looking PHENOMENAL well into adulthood. Not greasy, feels awesome. Cannot stop using it.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Ambrosia from Zeeland
Date Added: 05/26/2017
This is a great moisturizer for under your make up!! I wash my face, use the heblush back toner and moisturizer with this before using their primer. It's perfect because it's not greasy, it absorbs quickly and is the perfect amount of moisture!! Great daytime lotion!!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Nicole from Dublin
Date Added: 03/13/2017
My absolute favorite moisturizer to wear during the day under makeup. I generally have oily skin but this seems to balance it out and leaves me with supple skin without the grease.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Anna from Menifee
Date Added: 08/12/2016
This is another amazing Carley's product! It absorbs so well into my skin, makes it feel smooth and soft and NOT oily or dry. The bottle is huge and lasts me forever, so for the price it almost feels like a steal. This product has never made me break out, and every time I skip using it I always notice the difference in my skin. Since I've used it with the ance treatment, my skin has never been so soft and healthy. Love it!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Lori from Waukesha
Date Added: 06/25/2016
I have two daughters who use the moisturizer for acne prone skin and LOVE it! They have tried numerous acne products and nothing worked until we discovered Carley's. My older daughter did a lot of research online and found nothing but great reviews . Both my daughters have beautiful clear skin now and they are so grateful! I can't thank you enough. We will defiantly be customers for life!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Yesenia from Miami
Date Added: 01/10/2015
This product is amazing. After you use it your face feels so smooth and clean. It's perfect, and it never makes me break out. Highly recommend for overall use. I use after I take a shower, or whenever my face feels dry, and before I apply makeup. Great product.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Christine from Akron
Date Added: 12/20/2014
Once in a while I'll try others, but I always come back to this one. Light and effective.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by deanna from malvern
Date Added: 04/25/2014
This stuff is just amazing! It feels sooo good on my skin, and I have had no breakouts at all when using any of Carley's products! I can't say enough about these products! You cannot go wrong purchasing anything from this site, but this is a MUST BUY, because it is the perfect daytime moisturizer...not too light, not too heavy.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Kacey from fountain
Date Added: 12/31/2013
This moisturizer is fantastic! It absorbs fast, keeps my skin hydrated, and does not make my skin break out. The perfect compliment to the acne scrub and natural soap. I love that you include a bar with every order and I love the samples. Thanks to the samples I've been able to let my family and friends try carley's too. I think my mom will be a customer for life just like me! I highly recommend this product.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Margie Lynch
Date Added: 09/22/2012
This day lotion is amazing!! And the price and sizes are generous too! I still have half my bottle left when I ordered in may!! It takes a tiny bit and my skin is soft and glowing. I've spent so much money on products that were full of weird ingredients. But not clear and smooth. Just healthy natural ingredients . Thank you Steve and family! I'm 48, a skin cancer survivor, and wrinkle free!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Felicia Mercer
Date Added: 05/11/2012
I love this moisturizer! It is so light yet so effective and it definitely does not make me break out. It also smells great and makes my skin glow. Would definitely recommend it.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Rifathara Khan
Date Added: 03/02/2012
The best moisturizer i have used in my entire life so far! Great Product!!!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Jessica Leonard
Date Added: 10/27/2011
I use this every day underneath my Carley's Mineral makeup. It it so light and absorbs so fast, while doing its job! Love it.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Laurie Wilson
Date Added: 09/29/2011
I have been skeptical of moisturizers all my life since they all either created more oily skin, or breakouts. Your moisturizer is absolutely perfect for my oily prone skin. In conjunction with your cleansing products, it actually made my skin LESS oily throughout the day than it had previously been. I will never go back to any other moisturizer, and I just bought the night moisturizer to use at night.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

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