Oily Skin: 8 Ways to Make Makeup Last
- Always prime your skin first.
- Prep your peepers.
- Don't overdo powder.
- Carry blotting papers.
- Go oil-free.
- Look for "long wear."
- Think soft skin, not slick skin.
- Reduce excess oil.
What is the best way to apply foundation for oily skin?
Hear this out loudPauseApply an even base “For oily skin, you can pick between a powder (which should be applied with a damp sponge) and a mattifying liquid foundation,” says Casu. Even tinted moisturisers with a more gel-like consistency work—they won't slip off and leave streaks on your face.
How do you get flawless makeup on oily skin?
Makeup for Oily Skin
- Step 1: Apply Long-Lasting Foundation and Concealer.
- Step 2: Set Makeup with Powder.
- Step 3: Use a Powder Blush, Bronzer and Highlighter.
- Step 4: Prime the Eyelids.
- Step 5: Add a Pop of Matte Lipstick.
- Step 6: Lock in your Look with Setting Spray.
What type of makeup is best for oily skin?
Hear this out loudPauseMake sure you look for makeup specifically designed for an oily skin type, preferably oil-free foundations and pressed powders. These are formulated to create a matte finish while absorbing excess oils on your face and providing a more natural, even look.
Should oily skin use moisturizer before makeup?
Hear this out loudPauseThis can result in clogging of your pores and lead to breakouts and skin damage. Moisturising your skin helps your pores soak in the hydration benefits and doesn't let any gunk seep into your skin. Using a face moisturiser for oily skin before doing your makeup also forms a defensive layer between your skin and makeup.
How do you keep makeup from separating on oily skin?
Magic Tip #2: Use a Mattifying Primer or Foundation. Matte primers and foundations like Airbrush Flawless Foundation are formulated to stay in place and have less slip than glowy formulas. This makes them ideal for applying to the nose area where products are prone to separating and sliding around the face.