14 of the Best Foundations for Oily Skin
It's here, the season oily-skinned girls love to hate. This summer, keep your skin looking amazing and shine-free with a product that works. We've rounded up 14 of the best foundations for oily skin that will end your love-hate relationship with warm weather.
Drugstore: Save, $7.99
The Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation is an excellent foundation for oily skin, says Glitter.Gloss.Garbage beauty blogger Aprill Coleman. It contains blurring micro-powders that reduce the size of pores, absorb excess oil, and leave the skin with a matte finish that lasts up to 10 hours.
Get it: Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation, Bed Bath & Beyond
Drugstore: Splurge, $14.99
Lasting up to 12 hours, the No7 Beautifully Matte Foundation has a hypoallergenic formula that creates a beautiful shine-free look. Plus, it contains SPF 15 to protect your face from the hot summer sun.
Get it: No7 Beautifully Matte Foundation, Target
Department Store: Save, $37
The Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup is a medium-coverage product that promises to last up to 15 hours. It's a quality product for women with oily skin because it can stay looking flawless all day, even through heat and humidity.
Get it: Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup, Sephora
Department Store: Splurge, $62
Designed to survive extreme backstage conditions, the Giorgio Armani Lasting Silk UV Foundation is a water-based foundation that provides a 14-hour satin matte coverage that doesn't feel heavy on the skin.
Get it: Giorgio Armani Lasting Silk UV Foundation, Neiman Marcus
Liquid foundation: Save, $29
The lightweight formula of the Rituals Home and Body Cosmetics Matte Finish Foundation contains pure minerals that let skin breathe while still giving off a radiant glow that lasts throughout the day.
Liquid foundation: Splurge, $49
We love Borghese Perfetta Radiante Perfecting Makeup's light but buildable formula. It gives the user complete coverage without appearing cakey, especially on oilier skin types. And the built-in SPF 20 and vitamins A, C, and E don't hurt either.
Get it: Borghese Perfetta Radiante Perfecting Makeup, Amazon
Pressed Powder: Save, $7.99
The CoverGirl Ready Set Gorgeous Powder Foundation boasts a shine-free look that lasts all day. This foundation won't clog your pores, but it will provide natural coverage—no setting powder required.
Get it: CoverGirl Ready Set Gorgeous Powder Foundation, Amazon
Pressed Powder: Splurge, $31
This buildable powder glides on evenly and leaves a shine-proof, smudge-resistant coverage that lasts all day long. The Dermablend Intense Powder Camo also camouflages problem areas without looking cakey.
Get it: Dermablend Intense Powder Camo, Boscov's
BB Cream: Save, $12.99
Garnier Skin Care Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream's oil-free formula does it all. It contains mattifying mineral pigments and is non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic, meaning it won't clog pores or cause breakouts.
Get it: Garnier Skin Care Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream, Target
BB Cream: Splurge, $35
The multitasking Shiseido Perfect Hydrating BB Cream hydrates and protects the skin against UV damage, all while creating a smooth, even, flawless appearance.
Get it: Shiseido Perfect Hydrating BB Cream, Amazon
Mineral Powder: Save, $12.99
The Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation is oil-free and formulated with super-blendable minerals for a smooth and flawless finish. Its convenient, compact design makes it a great product for on-the-go touch-ups.
Get it: Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation, Target
Mineral Powder: Splurge, $39
The Laura Mercier Mineral Powder is a water-resistant powder that stays true to color throughout the day. Its pure pearl powders and mica make skin look luminous and youthful. Additionally, we love that you can build this foundation to be medium-coverage.
Get it: Laura Mercier Mineral Powder, Nordstrom
Tinted Moisturizer: Save, $14.95
Thanks to a little SPF 50, the Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Tinted Moisturizer prevents premature signs of aging from UV damage and doesn't leave you feeling greasy. This product is made of mineral-based ingredients and gives the skin a sheer, natural color.
Get it: Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Tinted Moisturizer, Amazon
Tinted Moisturizer: Splurge, $45
The paraben-free NARS tinted moisturizer is worth splurging on because it's a fan favorite made with naturally derived ingredients from Moorea Island in French Polynesia. The tinted moisturizer also contains SPF 30, which is definitely a bonus.
Get it: NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer, Bloomingdales