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Staying Matte: Best Primers, Powders, & Foundation by BestOfMakeupAlley

Deciem Hylamide - Finisher Matte 12

4 /5

7 reviews

"Miracle. Period. If you have super oily skin, and have despaired of primers, oil controllers, wear-extenders, etc... then this will change your life."

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray

3.9 /5

92 reviews

"I'm super impressed this keeps my makeup throughout the day just as UD or any other setting sprays I have such as Smashbox primer spray, skindinavia and makeup forever mist and fix."

Too Faced Primed & Poreless Skin Smoothing Face Primer

3.7 /5

296 reviews

"This is awesome for my oily skin... it makes my makeup go on beautifully and wears great during the day... Smooths my skin so nicely and makes my foundation apply amazingly!"

MILANI Prime Shield Face Primer Mattifying + Pore-Minimizing

4.1 /5

12 reviews

"This primer really does live up to its name!... I have very oily skin and this keeps my face pretty matte... It makes my foundation look even better and gives it greater longevity."

Paula's Choice Shine Stopper Instant Matte Finish Oil-Control Primer

4.1 /5

72 reviews

"This stuff actually works. It works SO WELL...This keeps my t-zone dry and matte for hours... I was matte and flawless ALLLLL DAYYY."

Ben Nye Final Seal Matte Makeup Sealer

4.3 /5

122 reviews

"I'm super oily...And this stuff right here is my JAM!...This transforms even the weakest of foundations into an all day lasting, never ever fading, eternal power house machine."

Maybelline New York FIT Me Matte + Poreless Powder - Normal to Oily

3.9 /5

101 reviews

"It leaves me matte and poreless BUT I don't look cakey, powdery and flat... I feel like my skin looks like skin for the first time in forever when I wear it! I am a convert!"

Kat Von D Lock-It Powder Foundation

3.8 /5

67 reviews

"It IS a stunning powder foundation. It just melts into the skin upon first application like a second skin...I get comments on how great and silky my skin looks, not how good my makeup looks. Give it a try."

Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup

3.8 /5

938 reviews

"Amazing for anyone who wants a medium-coverage, demi-matte foundation that looks and feels beautiful and invisible....Once it's on your skin, you cannot feel it at all. It's pretty unbelievable."

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte w/ SPF 40

3.5 /5

17 reviews

"I like that this product is semi-matte because I didn't want it to be drying on my sensitive skin...This product is amazing. Makes my skin look like my own, but better! Does not cause my to breakout, and definitely helps me stay matte."

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Liquid Makeup

4 /5

1705 reviews

"I have combo/acne prone skin and this foundation looks beautiful...I love the finish it gives as it really does make my skin look natural and flawless...This stuff is heavy duty. And once you get used to looking flawless, you can never really look back."

Too Faced Peach Perfect Comfort Matte Foundation

3.8 /5

83 reviews

"It dries down to a matte, soft, skin-like finish that stays that way all day long. I don't use a primer or even powder this at all....Tons of compliments on my skin too!"

Alima Pure Satin Matte Mineral Foundation

4 /5

450 reviews

"Hands Down The BEST Mineral Foundation I Have Ever Worn And I Have Tried EVERYTHING!!!...It lasts forever, and it does not make my oily acne-prone skin break out at ALL! It actually seems clearer than before!"

Cargo Cosmetics Oil-Free Liquid Foundation

4.2 /5

71 reviews

"Got to be one of the most underrated, unhyped, quietly overachieving foundations out there...This product provides a medium to high coverage but doesn't feel heavy or cakey on my skin. It goes on smooth, blends well...sets to a velvet smooth finish."

LA Girl Pro Matte Foundation

4.1 /5

8 reviews

"This is a true matte but with a lovely soft focus finish that I actually never really found in a foundation before...This is amazing for textured skin...I actually look pore-less."

Boots No7 Beautifully Matte Foundation

4 /5

149 reviews

"I was seriously shocked when I was testing it because it covered better than most high end foundations...I did not have to apply concealer. And only had to blot once after 8 hours."

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