As long as a face cream doesn't contain oils or other comedogenic ingredients, it should be fine for acne prone skin.
People with acne should not use creams with ingredients that clog pores. These ingredients are called comedogenic and they lead to pimples.
Glycerin is a good, non-comedogenic ingredient. I use a face cream that mainly has glycerin in it. It keeps my skin hydrated but doesn't aggravate my acne.