5 Oil-Free Foundations To Combat Dullness And Tired Looking Skin

The key to achieving a grease-free makeup is to choose the best type of foundation for your oily skin—which contain pigments that help balance oil and leave your face looking matte without sliding off or disappearing through the day. With that being said, below we round up some of the best foundations to fix your oily-skin problem.

1. CLINIQUE Even Better Makeup Foundation SPF15/PA++

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This must have foundation will instantly perfect and improves unevenness of your skin to create a brighter, more even skin tone. The broad spectrum that is SPF 15 will protect your skin against any future discolouration for a more flawless and undetectable coverage. Best yet, this creamy formula won’t leave your skin looking cakey! 

2. Pat McGrath Labs Foundation

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This formula features Vita-Serum Complex to moisturise and help fight the formation of wrinkles, while Diamond Core Powder Technology enhances skin’s texture, helps smoothen and blur the appearance of fine lines, pores and imperfections. The silky weightless formulation imparts a filtered, soft-focus luminosity.

3. Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation

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Give your skin the best in flawless full coverage with this foundation concentrate. This revolutionary formula offers twice as much pigment as a leading full-coverage foundation, but in an oil-free base that blends instantly across the complexion to completely cover pores, blemishes, and other imperfections with the thinnest possible layer that lasts up to 24 hours.

4. ESTEE LAUDER Double Wear Stay In Place SPF 10

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Not only does it stay colour-true, but unifies all uneven skin tone, covers imperfections and won’t look grey or cakey on darker skin tones. It is an oil-free, oil-controlling, waterproof and transfer-resistant foundation. This magic base even lasts in hot and humid weather too. It feels lightweight on your face, so no touch-ups needed throughout the day.

5. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

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This oil-free foundation is made with climate-adaptive technology that’s resistant to sweat and humidity, and won’t clog pores so that wherever you are, it’s going to stay on your skin. Best of all, this longwearing, light-as-air texture is undetectable—so you always look like you. Give your skin an instant smooth, pore-diffused and shine-free finish with this foundation!