5 Best Foundations For Oily Skins
Get the highest level of shine-free coverage with Make Up For Ever’s super-pigmented liquid base, which tied for best formula for oily skin the Beauty Lab’s foundations test. Experts rated it easiest to dispense and use, and it had the largest shade selection of all the top-tested foundations.
A triple-duty primer-concealer-foundation hybrid, CoverGirl’s silky, medium-coverage base is proven to perfect skin and stay in place. Beauty Lab evaluations showed that the blendable formula provided the coverage of a concealer and lasted all day while feeling light on skin and not looking heavy or cakey.
A pioneer of mineral foundation, BareMinerals’ SPF 15 matte formula set the standard for best powder in the GH Beauty Lab’s test. With amazingly buildable coverage, it stood out in evaluations by professional makeup artists for silkiness and hiding redness. “Beautiful — you cannot do powder much better than this,” makeup artist Birgitte Philippides raves.
Coverage: Buildable, sheer to full
Danusia Wnek, chemist at the Good Housekeeping Institute Beauty Lab, calls this her “holy grail” for full-coverage in one single application. “This is a very matte foundation, and having oily skin it’s exactly what I want. It’s budge-proof and I only need a few drops to cover my entire face,” she raves.
Set or touch up your foundation for a shine-free effect with the best pressed powder of the Beauty Lab’s foundations test. This compact is recommended for oily and combination skin types and in Lab evaluations with professional makeup artists, it provided a sheer matte-satin finish that blended smoothly over skin.