Foundation/Primer for Oily Skin
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I have combination-oily skin. I get shiny and oil in my T-Zone and chin while my cheeks usually stay pretty dry. Right now I am using Clinique's Acne Solutions foundation. I find it doesn't blend as well as I would like and am still oily throughout the day (I do use blotting sheets for that excess oil).


I just bought Nars Sheer Matte foundation and their oil-free primer but am not noticing a huge difference in the appearnace/shininess/oil on my face. By noon it still looks fairly shinny and I have to blot it. I also use MUFU HD Microfine powder and find when I am put my makeup on the morning this does give me the velvetie feel I want...but again by noon its all lost.


Does anyone in the beauty world have any recommendations? I open to trying almost anything (night lotion, foundation, primer, etc.) to help control the oil and shine. I would like to not have to worry about blotting my face throughout the day Smiley Happy

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Lotions for day:


-Murad Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15

-Peter Thomas Roth Clini Matte SPF 20

-Boscia Oil Free Daily Hydration SPF 15


Lotions for night (gel based moisturizers absorb quicker and won't feel heavy or greasy on skin):


-Boscia Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel

-Nars Aqua Gel Luminous Oil Free Moisturizer

-Ole Henriksen Vitamin Plus




-Benefit Porefessional

-Givenchy Mister Mat

-Cover FX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment




-Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Foundation (liquid)

-MUFE Velvet Mat (liquid)

-Clinique Stay Matte Oil Free Make Up (liquid)

-Benefit Hello Flawless (powder)

-MUFE Duo Matte (powder)

-Kat Von D Lock It (liquid)


Touch up products/translucent powder:


-Benefit Porefessional (tap it over shiny spots to absorb oil without caking on powder or using blotting sheets)

-Too Faced Absolutely Invisible Powder (translucent, finely milled, not grainy or dry looking, very sheer and light weight on skin)



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