(Closed) Any Recommendations for Oily skin?

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
562 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

I love Neutrogena too! Haha, I have oily skin and the best thing I can do is wash it in the morning and at night with a gentle cleanser for oily skin, and then once in the middle of the day with just warm water.

Don’t use anything too strong, or you’ll just produce more oil! I use Neutrogena’s SPF 70 Age-Block sunblock, and it actual mattifies my skin and evens it out too, while giving me sun protection 🙂

Yogurt masks work great too!

Post # 4
6248 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 1900

I really like the Make Up For Ever HD Microfinish powder.  This is the best product I have found so far that keeps me shine-free for hours.  My skin is so oily that I am shiny 30 minutes after using oil sheets or washing my face.  A little bit of the powder goes a long way. 

Sometimes I use Milk of Magnesia as a primer, especially in the humid summer.  I put a thin layer on with a cotton ball in the morning (after washing/moisturizing, before makeup).  It works pretty well to keep my makeup from sliding or looking to greasy, for a few hours at least.

Post # 5
1506 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

My favorite product thus far is Bare Escentuals Oil Control Primer (Prime Time). My make up stays on all day, and I don’t get shiny.

Post # 6
188 posts
Blushing bee

I’ve used the Coastal Scents $4 silica powder that’s supposed to be the same as the Makeup Forever finishing powder. It works really well.

I also just tried Urban Decay’s de-slick since the makeup counter girl suggested it. She told me to look in the mirror (at my shiny mirror forehead), dusted some on with a powder brush, and told me to look again. It was amazingly matte for having used so little product. And it comes in a compact that easier to carry for touchups than loose powder.

Post # 7
1037 posts
Bumble bee

I’ve just started using Bare Essentials/Minerals and its working on my dry skin.  However, I did loads of research and there were 98% good reviews and the majority all said it was great for oily skin and took the shine clean away.

Post # 9
762 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I use a mattifying get that helps keep the oil down on my face

Post # 10
4512 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I second Bare Essentials/Minerals. It soaks up the oil really well, at least on my super greasy face. 🙂 If you don’t want to look like you’re wearing makeup, the product called “mineral veil” is really good for soaking up oil. Just dust it over your face and voila! Matte lady. 

Post # 11
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I love me some Neutrogena, too. But to combat shine I use MAC blotting powder. I love this stuff. It keeps me matte and I usually only have to touch it up once during the day. I know its hard to think of it this way, but your oily skin is actually a blessing. It will help you age well.

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