If you have oily skin, relentless shine and grease have probably become two of your worst enemies. While there are plenty of oil-controlling and matte foundations to help keep excess shine at bay, these formulas tend to be on the heavier end of the spectrum, and if full-coverage isn’t your cup of tea, you’re left with lighter formulas than usually fall on the dewy side—which can be a disaster for oily skin (at least, if you don’t want to blot or re-powder every ten minutes).
While tinted moisturizers traditionally tend to be more hydrating and luminous in the finish, if you’re looking for a sheer wash of color to even out your complexion—and offer skincare benefits—they’re your best bet. Fortunately, there are plenty of oil-free formulas that won’t exacerbate oily skin and slide around on warmer days. Basically, if you’re looking to get the fuss-free and fast application, along with a slew of skincare-enhanced benefits, you’ll love these mattifying complexion multi-taskers that will stay put all day long.
Below, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite sweat-proof and oil-absorbing formulas that are not only magical for the complexion because of the addition of skincare ingredients (including SPF), but they’re also great options for lightweight, no-makeup-makeup days.
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