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Best products to help oily skin?
I am looking for products that will help my oily skin.
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NikkoBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi hunnypot!    My skin type is combination, but I can get super oily in the oily areas. Sometimes when your skin overproduces oil, it's because it's trying to make ... see post
Matte MAGIC!
Are you ready for magically matte skin? Meet our Magic Mattifying Balm & Blotting Sheet Duo! Side One: Mattifying, lightweight balm that glides onto skin to erase shine and pores, priming, and setting makeup for extended wear. It’s velvety soft, transparent, and undetectable, and it’s ideal for all skin types. Side two: Features our hidden, innovative blotting sheets which you can custom size. The blotting sheets are the perfect tool for absorbing shine and oil throughout the day, during travel, or after the gym. This mattifying duo can be used in place of traditional pressed powders to absorb oil and shine without leaving traces of powder behind.   Perfect for after the gym or on-the-go!    http://www.sephora.com/magic-mattifying-balm-blott ing-sheet-duo-P416573?keyword=TR%C3%A8STIQUE%20Mag ...
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HALL OF FAMER Tamara76 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@angel7594  I love the idea of a mirror, too!  ❤️ see post
Oily Skin Concerns
For the longest, I've been noticing that my makeup starts to crack on my T zone. I try to blot as much as I can throughout the day and touch up with translucent powder but it makes it worse and actually removes my makeup. I don't understand why. 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What's your skincare routine (exact products used) it may need tweaked to balance the skin. Which makeup do you use? Primer? see post
48 years old - oily T-zone and breakouts
I am 48 years old and still have oily skin on my nose and breakouts in the T-zone.  What is a good skin care / makeup line that won't dry my skin and also helps with aging skin?
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
For oily skin you want lightweight hydration that's not too rich/heavy and sits on your skin. It is best to splurge for anti-aging ingredients in serums and masks, so I ... see post
Blur sticks... what do you think?
Has anyone tried our Magic Mattifying balm & blotting sheet Duo yet? I developed it to be used as a primer under makeup to smooth skin & mattify or on top of makeup as a quick touch up. The blotting sheet cartridge is the first in the world Would love to know if any fitness gals/boys find this helpful!  Spoiler (Highlight to read) Spoiler (Highlight to read)
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HALL OF FAMER EvilLemons / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Add me to the 'intrigued' list!  This is very clever. see post
Kat Von D Lock it Foundation or Becca Ever Matte Shine Proof Foundation ?
I have extremely sensitive skin + oily acne prone skin. I tried Estee Lauder Double Wear and it made me break out so much I got white painful bumps all over my face. I think it might have been an allergic reaction to some ingredients. So I wanted to try a matte medium to full cover foundation and I'm debating between Kat Von D Lock it Foundation and Becca Ever Matte Shine Proof Foundation. Which one should I get ?
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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Oily Skin
Can anyone recommend ANY product (priner, foundation, cream etc) that will help with my oily skin. I use a smash box primer, smash box liquid foundation, Sephora powder, AND the urban decay setting spray. I work an office job so I don't generally "sweat" while at work. But by lunch my face is super oily, especially in my t-zone.   So any products that eliminate oily skin (without clogging pores) would be fantastic!!
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @knw1992,   I use the Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay-Matte Hydrator. This helps mattify my face and refine pores.    I then use a a mattifying primer. ... see post
Cleanser for Oily Skin with Not too Ugly Packaging?
Does anyone have any recommended cleanser for oily skin and the packaging is nice?   I have tried many cleansers and masks for the oily t-zone and pores but nothing really worked for me   Origin : still oily after washing my face. Fresh soy:  large pores afterwards Caudalie instant foaming : didn't clean the oil Kate Somerville detox : made my cheeks super dry Kate Somerville exfoliate foam : breakouts Kate Somerville gentle:  didn't clean the oil Clinique 3 steps : the toner had a strong smell and if I skipped the toner, the products had not effect Erno Laszno oil and sea mud soap : finally worked, but I prefer a simpler cleansing product   I heard other products that could work ( First Aid , Boscia, Philosophy ), but I would really prefer a nicer looking packaging.   Right now I'm considering the following products, does anyone know if any of these could work? Perricone MD citrus wash Amorepacific treatment cleansing foam (I really like the packaging) Sunday Riley Clay Cleanser (the packaging is okay) Or anything else?   I do use moisturizer twice a day and sunscreen during the day.   Thanks oxox  
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BEAUTY BOSS jriskus / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I haven't tried it yet myself, but the Youth to the People cleanser has beautiful packaging, and seems to get good reviews from oily skin types: http://www.sephora.com/k... see post
Skincare Routine
Best skincare routine for oily/sensitive acne prone skin?
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BEAUTY MAVEN sakinab / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I thought I was one of the few people with that combination skin! Here is what has been working for me:   1. Clean off my makeup with bioderma  2. Cleanse with Philos... see post
PLEASE HELP!FOUNDATION SUGGESTIONS
GOOD MORNING TO ALL, LATELY I HAVE BEEN STRUGGLING WITH SUCH AN OILY SKIN AND A FEW BREAKOUTS, PLEASE SUGGEST A GOOD FOUNDATION FOR MY TYPE OF SKIN THAT WILL LAST LONG WITH GOOD COVERGE? RIGHT NOW I AM USING TOO FACED(BORN THIS WAY) OR CLINIQUE ACNE SOLUTIONS. I DO USE NARS PRIMER BUT DOESN'T SEEM TO HELP EITHER. THANK YOU SO MUCH IN ADVANCE. I WOULD TRULY APPRECIATE ANY SUGGESTIONS
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BEAUTY BUFF KristinGL / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I have oily and acne prone skin, here's what works for me:   - Urban Decay Naked Foundation  - Hour Glass Immaculate Foundation - Wander Beauty Wanderlust Powder Fou... see post
Skin care for oily skin!
i have extreme oily skin in my t-zone. I've tried REN Clarimatte T-Zone Control Cleansing gel, but wasn't impressed at all. I'm looking for good skin care products to help with my oily t-zone. Help!
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BEAUTY BUFF KristinGL / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I have the same struggle! I have very oily, acne prone, and sensitive skin (the worst combo!). I've been using Son & Park's Beauty Water as a toner and I feel like its b... see post
Hourglass immaculate
If i'm matched 1y06 what color should i buy in hourglass immaculate? It doesn't have an exact match and i don't want to buy the wrong one. i've tried "shell" before and it looked way too yellow.   Should I use a primer with this one? Any recs? I have an extremely oily nose/chin but normal skin elsewhere.
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi @Nikki3388 I love the Dr. Brandt pore no more primer. Works with every foundation I've tried so far.. and I've tried many! see post
Looking for a matte moisturizer?
  Hi,   I've identified my skin type as combination (oily in the t-zone, normal in the u-zone). I definitely need to moisturize, as my skin is dehydrated still, and I don't have a hard time finding a lightweight, oil-free moisturizer (my requirements are oil-free  (if it has only one,  MAYBE  two  oils, that's  okay) , hyaluronic acid , and the drying type of alcohol-free , and ideally  has SPF ), but recently I've hoped to find a moisturizer that when absorbed, leaves a matte finish . I've found products here and there with one and  maybe  two of these, but not all of them. Is there an oil-free moisturizer out there that leaves a matte finish, but still hydrates?    I'm considering Tata Harper Rebuilding Moisturizer , this seems to meet my reqs, is this good?    
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SIGHTSEER desigal / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Try Murad SPF mattifying moisturizer  see post
oily skin with imperfections and lines
My skin is terribly oily, but I haven't found anything to either hide both or found the combo of foundation and primer to hide both issues.  Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY MAVEN daniaura / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Hi @DaniMeyer, I would suggest using a gentle exfolaitor daily, like Tatcha Classic Polished Enzyme Powder or FAB's Radiance Pads. This will help balance out your skin a... see post
Moisturizer Rec's
I am in need of a new moisturizer. Currently, I have just run out of my stockpile of Olay's Fresh Effects: Dew Over gel moisturizer (which was discontinued) and I'm on the hunt for something new and more in line with my concerns. I did love that product, but while I did find my breakouts happened less frequently - it really didn't do much for oil control.    Concerns: I have HELLA oily skin. I eat blotting paper for breakfast and I am triple-glad that dewy/hi-lighter gleams are trending because oh em gee, I am a-gleaming 24/7. That said, I do get the occasional zit and I have noticed some fine lines creeping near my eyes and around my mouth.   Basically, I want a lightweight preferably gel moisturizer that can keep my oil production under control, while helping my skin transition into my thirties. Also, interested in night cream ideas as well.   Thank you for any and all suggestions!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I would add in an actual cleanser. Micellar water only does so much, and doesn't really cleanse - I didn't feel clean after using & find its better to remove eye makeup.... see post
Morning skincare routine for oily skin?
Spoiler (Highlight to read)     Hi! So I have very oily skin and I am looking for a morning skincare routine. I often get acne in my cheeks and nose, I have acne scars in my cheeks and uneven skin tone. I am 23yrs old as well. Any advice on products to use for my morning routine to get clear, healthy skin? Please and thanks!
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NikkoBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi tatiana211!   Thanks for reaching out to us. I have pretty oily skin myself, so if you're looking for a new skincare routine, I suggest trying the products below:... see post
BB Cream Help
Hi!   I have oily/ combination, sensitive skin, and am looking for a SPF-containing BB cream that is non-comedogenic (won't break me out) and will keep my face matte throughout the day. In particular, it gets really gross in my T zone and I have to blot 10 times a day to keep it at bay. And, acne-wise, my skin is clearing up but the texture on my forehead is pretty bumpy and I'm prone to congested pores and blackheads. Pore-minimizing would also be nice.    Does anyone have any recommendations/ must-have products? I'm feeling a little overwhelmed by the number of products out there so I want to try to narrow them down as best as I can.    Thanks so much!
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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Q. Oily Skin
I used to have dry patches and oily skin, but I've switched to using Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb, May Coop Raw Sauce, Son & Park Beauty Water, and I use St Ives Blemish Control Apricot Scrub as a cleanser. My skin has stopped being dry, but it's still oily. It's not as oily as it used to be but I really want to find a way or product(s) that would help my face not be so oily or shiny during the day. Also, I don't wear makeup. 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Stop the apricot, it's too rough. A exfoliator should have smooth particles, that apricot crushes the seed for jagged edges; can lead to microtears  An exfoliator isn't ... see post
Male Oily Skin and Deep Pores
Hello!  I have very oily skin and enlarged pores.  I currently am using the Clinique 3-Step and I have been using it for about 3-4 months.  I previously used Dermologica and some other random products.  Right now I use the 3 step-in the morning and then at night I use the Clinique City Block Charcoal Clenser in the evening (instead of the 3 Step Clenser) and use my Clarsonic.  I also use the Clinque Moisture Surge after using the gel moisterizer and I like the way it does feel.  I have stopped using it a few days to see if the moisture surge was causing the extra oil.  I am looking for products or regimines, things I can change to make my skin less oily and at least reduce the breakouts.  I can start doing something mid-day to cut down the oil, but the breakouts need to stop! haha.   Thank you for anyone's help!
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HALL OF FAMER Harpier82 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Although I'm quite a fan of a lot of Clinique makeup and their Smart skincare line, I finally abandoned the 3-Step system a few years ago after long use.  While it did i... see post
Night/day/eye Creams
Hello! I am looking for a night and day cream? I heard that Clarins is good but not sure about which one is the best for me.. I am mid 20's
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @vnquini,     I agree with @TrysBeautyItems, can you please give us a little more detail into what you're looking for? I'd be happy to recommend something once ... see post
Do clay masks work for oily/combination/sensitive skin and large pores?
I've been using a clay mask for a couple weeks that was recommended to me by a lady at a Shoppers drug mart and it seems to be making my skin worse. My skin has become rough and bumpy. I have a s*** ton of blackheads on my forehead and chin that weren't there before and the pores on and around my nose have gotten a lot bigger. Is it just this particular product that I'm using or do clay masks do more damage than good?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@arizona76There's different types of alcohol - some drying, others are emollient or preservative..can't just run from the single word alcohol ;) The drying kind, lab... see post
What is the best skin care regimen, face primer and makeup for very oily skin?
wilson1982 / RISING STAR / replied
what kind of coverage will the hourglass foundation/tarte setting clay provide me with? see post
Looking for makeup that will last in VERY hot and humid temperatures
I am traveling to Antigua in the new year to meet my boyfriend's family. The weather will be very hot and humid compared to what I am used to. I have oily skin and have had trouble with acne since I was twelve years old. My makeup will always come off after a couple hours. I am looking for recommendations for a primer, foundation, and setting powder that will last in hot and humid temperature even with very oily skin.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Leerf,   I traveled to Thailand last year where it's extremely hot and humid and wore the Hourglass Immaculate® Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free the e... see post
HUGE PORES, OILY/SENSITIVE SKIN -- searching for any skin care products that will help
I'm looking for skin care products that will reduce oiliness and the size of my pores, but also isn't too harsh. I'm specifically looking for a cleanser, moisturizer (that doubles as a sunscreen for daytime), a night cream that isn't too heavy, and a mask/peel. I'm currently using this product line from Vichy, but I feel like it kind of just maintains my skin without really doing anything to improve it. Basically, I just want something that works and isn't going to be a waste of my money.
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SPECIAL GUEST lilacsandlilies / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
This was awesome, thank-you! see post
Best primer for hourglass vanish stick
Hello all! i have fairly oily skin with big pores on my nose. I bought the vanish foundation stick and love the coverage and the way it looks when I first put it on. However after a couple hours I feel like it's sliding off my nose and very oily. Any suggestions on primers or finishing powders to go with this foundation to help with the staying power and oilyness ?   thanks in advance!
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BEAUTY WHIZ bd613 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I use the Hourglass Vanish Stick with an Hourglass Mineral Veil primer, and the Kat Von D Lock It setting powder.  see post
Foundations for Oily Skin
Hi beauties!    I've been using the L'oreal infallible pro matte foundation for a while now and it's worked okay for my skin but I'm still searching for my holy grail. What foundations/shades would you guys recommend for oily/sensitive skin that will give me a natural finish that's not overly mattifying? I don't mind a demi-matte finish and really want to avoid looking cakey. I'm in the shade nc 25 in Mac pro long wear foundation and use 104 golden beige in the L'oreal infallible pro matte for reference. Any recommendations on primers and moisturizers to pair with the foundations would also be greatly appreciated.    Thanks in advance! :~)
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @itstatiana,   Based on your concerns I would recommend the following products:   Moisturizer:   Caudalie Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet   Ole Henriks... see post
need product recommendations!
Can you recommend face wash and moisturizer for oily skin - both for day and night??  My skin is oily but have some dry patches. The last time I got a facial the woman recommended I put a vitamin c serum on daily.  Help!  I just have no idea what to buy.
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BEAUTY MAVEN Celesty / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Moisturizer:   Kate Somerville oil free  Caudalie icecream sorbet Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin see post
Q. Extremely Oily Skin
I have really oily skin and I am trying to find products to help balance it and also a foundation that is best for oily skin. I use Make Up Forever Mat Velvet + Mattifying foundation but I do not feel it is really doing much for me. Any Recommendations? 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. What exact skincare products do you use? Something is disrupting the balance, possibly stripping the skin of oils. when the skin is dehydrated it produces more oil to tr... see post
How do I Get rid of Acne
I have tried countless amounts of skin products and I still have not found a skin solution. Does anyone know any products that treat oily skin and blemishes??
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @ClaireBearB,   I struggle a lot with oily skin and blemishes, so I know exactly how you feel. I've listed some products below that you may like. If the problem i... see post
Foundation for oily/combination skin
Hey Beauties, I'm looking for a foundation for oily/combination skin.  I tried the foundations from make up for ever (recently the matte line, which is good, but I'm very shiny after three, four hours. There has to be something better on the market)!   My skin care regime was recently changed to Avene also to the matte line. Which made my skin a little better so far.    I was looking at the foundations from BECCA and from Tarte. What can you recommend? Doesn't matter if it is a cushion or liquid. I just don't want to try powder because I sometimes have try spots on my cheeks.   And do to put some moisturizer on the spots that are very oily before you apply makeup? I usually apply toner + moisturizer. (And of course primer) Maybe not a good idea?!    Thank you,    
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @rsebastian,   I have combo skin too! I apply both toner and moisturizer on my skin before I apply primer and the rest of my makeup routine. I like to use a light... see post