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Need makeup help!

I don’t wear a lot of makeup, but I’m looking to get more coverage for my face.

i have oily, acne prone skin and need something that hopefully won’t slip off during the day. 

Should I be using a primer? Foundation? Concealer? What routine should I use to get the best and longest lasting coverage?

any specific brands that work well for oily skin?

Re: Need makeup help!

You should be prepping the skin with a good toner to clear off any excess oil, a mattifying moisturizer, primer, foundation, and a good setting powder. I’ll list my favorites below:




OLEHENRIKSEN Balancing Force™ Oil Control Toner 6.5 oz/ 193 mL

KATE SOMERVILLE - Clarifying Treatment Toner



ORIGINS - Original Skin™ Matte Moisturizer with Willowherb

FIRST AID BEAUTY - Skin Rescue Oil-Free Mattifying Gel Moisturizer(I use this as a primer as well)



BECCA - Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector

TOO FACED - Primed & Peachy Cooling Matte Perfecting Primer – Peaches and Cream Collection



Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Liquid Foundation 445

COVER FX - Power Play Foundation

URBAN DECAY - All Nighter Liquid Foundation



URBAN DECAY - All Nighter Waterproof Full-Coverage Concealer

COVER FX - Power Play Concealer


Setting Powder

TOO FACED - Peach Perfect Mattifying Setting Powder – Peaches and Cream Collection

HUDA BEAUTY Easy Bake Loose Baking & Setting Powder Pound Cake

Re: Need makeup help!

Did you use both the clay and water foundation together?

Re: Need makeup help!

you can use which ever you'd like I just found both of those to pair well with that primer. Personally I prefer the clay foundation because i like the light breathable coverage and I have found the packaging of the rain-forest of the sea foundation to be prone to messes and wasted product. I would also recommend a good setting spray Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Makeup Setting Spray Standard Size - 4 oz/ 118 mL

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