Keeping your face shine-free all day is tiring, isn’t it? It’s not easy keeping your face matte if you have oily or combination skin. But you can get the polished complexion you want without using powder or wiping your face a bajillion times a day – it’s all about the products you use.
Keep scrolling to discover the heroic mattifying skin care and beauty products that will keep your face fresh shine-free, all day long!
A lightweight gel-cream moisturizer that balances oil without drying skin and minimizes pores, shine, and leaves skin hydrated.
A moisturizer that mattifies skin and delivers lightweight hydration without clogging pores.
Created for oily skin, this moisturizer is on-comedogenic with a light matte finish and an excellent base for makeup.
A hydrating matte moisturizer that softens, smooths, and minimizes pores for a glowing finish.
A lightweight gel cream moisturizer that hydrates dry skin with hyaluronic acid and ceramides for visible plumping hydration.
A water-based moisturizer with oil control that hydrates the skin while leaving a natural matte finish.
This primer gets top marks for blurring the appearance of pores.
With over 60,000 reviews on Google, users rave about how POREfessional’s translucent formula goes on matte and smooth.
Paula’s Choice primer provides a soft, powder finish.
The gel formulation of this primer allows the formula to go on smooth and evenly.
With only six ingredients, this gel primer dries down to a matte, oil-absorbing finish.
The combination of oil-control and natural finish makes The Mattifier a top pick amongst customers.
This talc-free foundation offers sheer-to-full buildable coverage. Available in 30 shades.
This sheer formula is perfect for all-over coverage or spot treatments. Available in 14 shades.
This loose mineral powder can be used to both blot and set your makeup. Available in two shades.
Touted as humidity and sweat-proof, reviewers love how the foundation offers a soft, matte finish. Available in 50 shades.
This superfine powder promises to keep you shine-free for 14 hours. Available in both full and travel sizes; in two colors.
This translucent blotting powder can be slipped into your tote bag for discreet touch-ups throughout the day.
This dermatologist tested foundation is both fragrance-free and allergy tested. Available in 40 shades.
Offering a medium to full coverage, this long-lasting foundation promises to diffuse the look of pores. Available in 50 shades.
This oil-absorbing foundation promises to stay put for up to 12 hours, using a transfer-resistant formula that goes on smoothly. Available in 40 shades.
Looking for more coverage? The Lancome Teint Idole is a full coverage foundation that somehow manages to be both lightweight and super matte.
Nars promises the color you put on at 10 a.m. is the same color you see at 4 p.m., thanks to their formula which resists oxidation. The full-coverage foundation is available in 34 shades.
Ready for summer fun, this waterproof foundation offers medium coverage that lasts up to 24 hours. Available in 35 shades.
Mattifying Setting Sprays
This light setting spray instantly gives you a matte finish without leaving your skin tacky or sticky.
This affordable setting spray is both cruelty-free and vegan.
The All Nighter spray uses kaolin clay to absorb excess oil, leaving your skin matte and fresh.
The Milk Hydro Grip spray has a gel formulation which promises to keep your makeup matte for up to 12 hours.
With watermelon fruit extract, the Make It Last setting spray keeps your skin fresh and matte all day long.
Made to be rub-proof, this waterproof setting spray has notes of green tea and cucumber for a refreshing experience.
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