The Best Primers For Oily Skin
Taking care of (and priming) oily skin can seem like an overwhelming task, and with so many primers on the market, it can be hard to narrow it down to something that genuinely works, and delivers the staying power you deserve. If you struggle with gradually watching your makeup slide off your face throughout the day, we’re here to tell you that it doesn’t actually have to be this way.
To keep your makeup firmly on your face (and looking like it did when you first applied it), you’ll need a mattifying, blurring primer, designed with the right ingredients to control sebum and keep excess shine at bay. Scroll to read up on our top 9 primers for achieving a smooth, mattified finish.
Skindinavia Make Up Primer Spray Oil Control
BY BEAUTY BAY MATTE BLUR PRIMING STICK
Oily skin, take notes. The By BEAUTY BAY Matte Blur Priming Stick has been formulated with bamboo stem powder and light diffusing micro spheres to help camouflage the appearance of pores and fine lines, for the ultimate soft-focus, smooth base.
E.L.F. COSMETICS MATTE PUTTY PRIMER
No oily skin is a match for the e.l.f. Cosmetics Matte Putty Primer. Velvety and oil-free, this matte-finish putty helps to absorb excess oil, while creating the ultimate grip for makeup application.
MAC COSMETICS PRO LONGWEAR PAINT POT
If you struggle with your eyeshadow losing grip on your eyes, and ultimately ending up halfway down your face, the Mac Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot is for you. Super pigmented and long-wearing, this 2-in-1 eye primer and cream shadow is a must-have for all your eye looks.
LH COSMETICS MATTE ATTACK PRIMER
If you struggle with skin that gets oily and too shiny in the wrong places, the LH Cosmetics Matte Attack Primer is a must-have for your next haul. Formulated with a blend of ingredients that quickly and efficiently mattify and blur your skin, remove the oiliness and help you to gain control over your makeup, while keeping it hydrated, this primer is for you.
NUDESTIX BLOT & BLUR MATTE STICK
Texture blurring, lightweight, and mattifying, the Nudestix Blot & Blue Matte Stick is a straight up essential for anyone that’s no stranger to an oily t-zone. The balm-to-powder formula sinks into the skin to create a soft matte finish, leaving the skin looking fresh and feeling nourished.