Best Make-up Foundations For Oily Skin

Make-up is best way to keep the skin bright, attractive and beautiful. Make-up helps in many ways like covering pimples, acne, marks and blemishes, gives even skin tone etc..  And one of the difficult skin types is to maintain even after using make-up is oily skin. Oily skin is very tough to manage when it comes to using foundation. Foundation plays a major rule while doing make-up. While choosing foundation for oily skin you should be very careful and do a patch test before picking it. The foundation should be in such a way that it should not make your skin to look oily or patchy but it should easily absorb the excess oils from the skin. After applying the foundation on your skin which suits your skin tone, always use and dab powder or compact equally to get rid of the surplus oil.

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There are foundations that are perfect for medium coverage while some of them are for absolute coverage. Oily skin always needs something more from foundations which includes oil control feature and something which can help to make the skin stay matte finish for a long period. Below is the best pick of foundations for oily skin type.

1. Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover Foundation:

Price Rs. 595.

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Features Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover is ultra-light, water based and oil free formula. It gives you a visibly fairer skin and a natural finish. The long lasting formula stays for 16 hours and SPF 25 makes it an ideal daily wear makeup. Vitamin B3 and SPF 25 guards the skin against harmful rays leaving it visibly fairer. Water based and Longlasting.

2. Revlon Colorstay Foundation For Oily Skin:

Price Rs. 875.

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Want makeup that is flawless and weightless for 16 perfect hours? Revlon has the solution – Colorstay makeup combi/oily. Revlon colorstay makeup for combination / oily skin provides lightweight comfort, so you feel like you’re not wearing makeup. Looks fresh for up to 16 hours. Longwearing coverage with a lightweight formula that won’t cake, fade or rub off. With time release technology specifically formulated for combination or oily skin to control oil absorption and shine. Your look stays flawless throughout the day. Specially formulated for combination or oily skin, this oil-free formula helps control shine all day and gives you flawless looking skin. Medium to full coverage, with SPF 6 protection. Foundation smoothes on evenly for a flawless look. Colorstay makeup with softflex SPF 6 for combination/oily skin by revlon features softflex technology that will not rub off with normal wear. Oil-free formula looks fresh, feels natural and controls excess oil. Contains patented colorstay longwear technology for up to 16-hour wear. Provides medium to full coverage with a semi-matte finish. Oil-free fragrance-free and Transfer-resistant.

3.  Maybelline dream matte mousse:

Price Rs. 610.

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Air whipped mousse to give your skin the perfect soft matte effect. Whipped formula provides air soft matte finish. Colour pigments offer superior coverage. Easily blend into skin. This mousse is perfect for oily skin as it helps to get rid of the oil and gives a matte finish to the skin. This mousse is available in 13 shades so there are a wide variety of shades. This mousse is very soft, velvety and creamy and when applied on the skin, it leaves a soft and silky feel on the skin.

4. L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Foundation:

Price Rs. 792.

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L’oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder that looks like a foundation but as you blend in it transforms into powder. Ideal for people with oily skin as it is non-greasy. L’oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder blends well into the skin.It gives a natural look. It gives complete coverage. It reduces the redness on the face. It covers dark spots, acne and blemish marks. It covers skin pigmentation giving an even skin tone. It gives your skin a semi-matte finish, not making your skin oily. It is available in 6 shades to match your skin tone.

5. Lotus Herbals Natural blend Comfort Liquid Foundation SPF-20: 

Price Rs.345.

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Lotus Herbals Natural Blend Comfort Liquid Foundation is formulated from botanical extracts of grape seed and soy lecithin to add that radiant glow on your skin. It seamlessly spreads on your skin to give it a natural and flawless finish. It prevents clogging of pores by allowing your skin to breath. SPF-20 protects your skin from the effects of sun. This long wearing foundation is ideal for both oily and normal skin.

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2 comments to Best Make-up Foundations For Oily Skin

  • Hi Pragati,

    Whenever I search for any beauty related things I always prefer first to see your website and articles to get a best suggestion. I really love reading your articles.

    Here comes that I prefer to go on with your advise now as I am gonna get engaged next month and marriage will be in 2 months.

    I have normal skin with some pimple marks and fair skin. Please suggest me with best facial brands,Foundation and compact. Also I never used foundation and compact, so I need your advise on how to use it perfectly that leaves my skin healthier.


    • Hello Renuga… u cn go for Lakme or Mac or revlon brand for make products. and facial u cn go for astaberry or vlcc or shahnaz husain. u cn do gold or wine or diamond facial. foundation u cn apply it by mixing with ur skin cream and once u apply it neatly just gently remove the excess by cotton then apply compact and make sure it wont be too bright.

      Pragati Kiran

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