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The Best 5 Foundations for Oily Skin

The Best 5 Foundations for Oily Skin

Finding the perfect foundation for oily skin can be an overwhelming task, especially when you’re looking for a product with a matte-finish, that doesn’t look flat or go cakey throughout the day.

Well never fear, we’ve tried and tested all of the foundations that lookfantastic has to offer and here are our top picks for those amongst us who suffer with a little (or a lot!) of excess shine.

 

The Best 5 Foundations for Oily Skin

  1. Youngblood Pressed Mineral Foundation
  2. jane iredale Amazing Matte Loose Finish powder.
  3. Clinique’s Even Better Foundation
  4. The Ordinary Coverage Foundation by The Ordinary Colours
  5. Mirenesse Smooth Nude CC Hydra Mousse Foundation.
  1. Youngblood Pressed Mineral Foundation - Barley Beige
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    Youngblood Pressed Mineral Foundation - Barley Beige

    Powder foundations are a great option for oily skin and for women who are lacking in time. They’re effortless and a quick buff of product with a dense kabuki brush -shop our fave herewill result in flawless skin that stays shine-free all day. We’ve been loving the Youngblood Pressed Mineral Foundation for flawless skin with a healthy, natural glow. The product feels silky smooth and offers a natural veil that camouflages and blurs pores and fine lines. It’s sleek black packaging complete with a mirror also means it’s the perfect handbag accompaniment, for touch-ups throughout the day.

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  2. jane iredale Amazing Matte Loose Finish Powder 10g
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    jane iredale Amazing Matte Loose Finish Powder 10g

    If light coverage is what you’re after, you’ll love jane iredale Amazing Matte Loose Finish powder. Use it on its own, or on top of your favourite liquid foundation, this luxurious powder provides a smooth, matte finish that won’t dry or dull the complexion. It also contains rice powder, which is amazing for absorbing excess oils. Matte yet lightweight, it’s definitely a winner in our books!

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  3. Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15 30ml (Various Shades)
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    Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15 30ml (Various Shades)

    Developed by leading Dermatologists, the skin-loving ingredients within Clinique’s Even Better Foundation work to perfect skin tone both instantly and over time.

    This oil-free foundation is the perfect base for those with oily or combination skin who want to balance and perfect their complexion without having to use flat, heavy formulas. With a soft matte finish, the foundation keeps oils at bay while it evens out skin tone. The addition of an SPF15 also means your face is protected and issues with discoloration and pigmentation are kept at bay.

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  4. The Ordinary Coverage Foundation 30ml (Various Shades)
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    The Ordinary Coverage Foundation 30ml (Various Shades)

    A great foundation doesn’t have to break the bank.  In fact, The Ordinary Coverage Foundation by The Ordinary Colours is a full-coverage liquid with a long lasting, semi-matte finish that will only set you back $12.90. If the great price point doesn’t convince you- then the fact that this foundation doesn’t sink into fine lines or pores, should! It’s also stocked in 21 shades so finding a foundation that matches your skin tone perfectly is very achievable when it comes to this range.

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  5. Mirenesse Smooth Nude CC Hydra Mousse Foundation
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    Mirenesse Smooth Nude CC Hydra Mousse Foundation

    If typical foundations just aren’t your thing, but the thought of using a hydrating BB cream gives you nightmares laced with oil and shine-try Mirenesse Smooth Nude CC Hydra Mousse Foundation. This CC foundation features Visiblur technology, which means it will won’t settle into fine lines and pores and will actually help blur them. It’s perfect for skin with uneven texture and for those looking for a soft-matte finish but are wanting to avoid looking flat and cakey.

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To ensure your new foundation sits smooth on the skin, don’t forget to pair it with an oil-free primer. Another step in the morning?! We know, we know- but if it means skin will stay matte and flawless all day- we definitely think it’s worth it!

Shop our favourite oil-free primers here!



Amanda

Amanda

Beauty Editor

A coffee addicted, YouTube obsessed Libran, I absolutely live and breathe all things beauty! I love to try new products and find myself switching things up regularly, as I continue on my ultimate quest to find the perfect flawless base and skin-care regime.


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