Top Five Foundations For Oily Skin

Oily skin is a condition that millions of Nigerian women live with every day. Each of us has a different routine for maintaining oily skin in a good state, and the makeup you choose has a crucial effect both on the way you look and the way your skin feels. Check out 5 foundations designed specifically for oily skin.

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1. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

Fenty Beauty, Rihanna’s makeup brand, has been getting praise from women all over the world for its variety of shades and amazing product characteristics, and this Pro Filt’r foundation is one of the absolute must-haves for women with oily skin.


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It gives your skin full coverage and an attractive matte finish without turning your face into a lifeless mask. Moreover, it has impressive staying power and prevents your skin from looking too shiny all day long. The huge 50-shade range will help you find just the right one for your skin tone.

2. Maybelline Fit Me Matte & Poreless Foundation

If you are a fan of budget-friendly cosmetics that still do what they say on the package, you will definitely love the Fit Me Matte & Poreless Foundation by Maybelline. Available in 40 saturated shades, it can easily become a perfect match for your oily skin.

Already at the application stage, you will be impressed by how smooth this foundation makes your skin look and how masterfully it minimizes the pores. And when the natural yet visible finish stays with you all day, you are going to love this product even more.

3. MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation

You can always count on MAC to design a top solution for every problem, which is why it’s not surprising that their Pro Longwear foundation is one of the favourites among women with oily skin. It comes in 32 shades and gives you 36 hours of wear.


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The coverage of Pro Longwear is classified as medium to full, which means it will give you flawless skin with a few strokes. The satin and weightless finish won’t feel too heavy on your skin, and you will definitely be impressed by how matte your skin still looks at the end of the day.

4. Zaron Healthy Glow Foundation

No one will understand the beauty needs of Nigerian women better than a Nigerian-based beauty brand. Zaron’s Healthy Glow foundation is one of the brand’s bestsellers. It comes in 6 shades for chocolate skin and has SPF 30.

The medium to full coverage of Zaron Healthy Glow is buildable, so you can achieve just the perfect coverage level for your needs. The foundation is oil-free and prevents your skin from looking too oily by the end of the day.

5. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation

L’Oreal Infallible comes in 22 shades, and all of them have a chic demi-matte finish that lasts all day. The creamy formula of the foundation is simply a breeze to put on your skin and it won’t make your skin feel out of air thanks to the lightweight application.


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The formula of Infallible Pro-Matte foundation was designed to stay on your skin for up to 24 hours, hiding imperfections and maintaining a flawless look of your skin without the excess oil.

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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 3-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!