The best foundations for oily skin


If your skin tends to get shiny around midday and is prone to a few blemishes, you should invest in a foundation specially formulated for oily skin.

No matter how much powder you out on, it you don’t choose a matte foundation you will end up with oily skin.

No7 Beautifully Matte
This foundation stays on all day and won’t leave you with an oily shine half way through the day.

Clarins Ever Matte
This foundation will instantly mattify your face and protects against all day shine. It also helps to hydrate your skin and seal in essential moisture.

Rimmel Stay Matte
You don’t need to spend a fortune on your foundation to ensure you’re shine free all day. This foundation provides great coverage and combats all day shine.

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Even Finish Compact
If you can afford it Bobbi Brown’s compact foundation is ideal for doing your make-up on the go. it absorbs excess oil and protects against heat and humidity


L – r:  No7 Beautifully Matte, €17.50; Clarins Ever Matte,€32.50; Rimmel Stay Matte, €7.95; Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Even Finish Compact €40.00