Look, we love a dewy complexion just as much as the next person, but there’s a fine line between a glowing complexion and a greasy one—which is exactly what led us on our search for the best matte moisturizers for oily skin.
If you’re not into mid-day powdering or don’t have time for constantly using blotting papers, starting with a mattifying moisturizer can help out in a big way. Here are 10 products that will seriously help you cut out the shine—for good.
SEPHORA COLLECTION Super Matte Moisturizer
This unique formula includes mattifying powder to tone down shine and hyaluronic acid so your skin still gets the moisture it actually needs.
Caudalie Vinopure Natural Oil Control Moisturizer
The non-comedogenic essential oils in this anti-inflammatory moisturizer will calm post-breakout skin without leaving it greasy.
Embryolisse Hydra-Mat Emulsion
Embryolisse’s matte light formula hydrates and absorbs into your skin with just a few gentle pats; a time-saver if we ever saw one.
Formula 10.0.6 Seriously Shine Free Moisturizer
This mattifying oil-free moisturizer from Formula 10.0.6 is seriously shine-free. Plus, it’s under $10. Win!
Grown Alchemist Matte Balancing Moisturizer
All-natural beauty product lovers will love this matte moisturizer from Aussie beauty brand. It has tons of botanicals inside to sooth blemishes, balance out your skin, and, of course, hydrate.
La Roche-Posay Effaclar Mat Moisturizer
Not only is this moisturizer from La Roche-Posay anti-shine, but it’s also “anti-enlarged pores.” Telling it like it is.
SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense
For the sun-serious, look no further than this top-notch sunscreen moisturizer from SkinCeuticals. Not only does it have broad-spectrum sun protection, but it’s also waterproof and has a slight tint to its matte formula. It’s one of those “universal” tints that’s so sheer, it leaves a nice filter-effect on your very matte complexion.
Murad Oil-Control Mattifier
This shine-reducing moisturizer controls oil for up to eight hours and it protects skin with the built-in SPF.
Origins Original Skin Matte Moisturizer with Willowherb
With pink rock rose and willowherb in its formula, you can expect this moisturizer to boost glow, minimize your pores, and even out your skin tone.
Ole Henriksen Counter Balance Mattifying Moisture Crème
Not only does this oil-absorbing moisturizer help hydrate your skin, but thanks to the aloe and its Vitamin Plus Blend of vitamins A, C, D, and E, it also rids your face of oil, giving it a gorgeous glow.
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