mineral makeup for oily skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for mineral makeup for oily skin.

Oily skin is a common problem, especially for those who live in a hot, humid climate. The combination of sweat and oil can lead to shine and breakouts, so it's important to find the right products to combat the issue. Mineral makeup is one of the best types of makeup for people with oily skin, because it's made from natural ingredients that won't clog pores or cause breakouts. Here are some great options for mineral makeup.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Shine Control

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424679

Color: Shine Control - for oily, normal, combination skin

252 Reviews


This product does a really good job of keeping my oily skin matte and feels like a good grippy base for makeup. ...My skin is usually very oily, but this is a very descent product.

What it is: A mattifying makeup primer that absorbs oil to control shine, delivers a blurred, velvety finish, and extends makeup wear.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know: Achieve a blurred, matte complexion for up to 20 hours with the Step 1 Primer Shine Control. This comfortable formula is made with mineral clay powder, absorbs oil, and controls shine while extending the wear of makeup.

HourglassVoyeur Waterproof Liquid Liner

Size: 0.019 oz/ 0.55 mL·ITEM: 1892983

Color: Black

90 Reviews


Love this eyeliner. I have oily skin - and this eyeliner dries quick and stays on all day. ...I was disappointed by the Stila cult favorite and Bobbi Brown gel liner. I have oily lids and was very impressed by how smoothly the line goes on the lid.

What it is:
A long-wearing, waterproof liquid liner enriched with ultra-black pigments for the darkest, most dramatic definition.

What it does:
This waterproof formula dries quickly to prevent smudging and transfer for all-day wear. The Precision felt tip glides comfortably along the lashline without skipping or tugging to create thin, precise lines for sophisticated definition or bold, dramatic lines for the perfect winged eye. It delivers the perfect amount of ultra-black formula in every stroke, making it easy to use for novices and experts alike.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530542

Color: 7 - medium beige with yellow undertones

693 Reviews


Very worth the price. Beats Bare Minerals....Finally, can quit dusting my house with bare minerals powder. Lasts as long as three bare minerals....I was using bare minerals mineral veil before and I was quite content until they went and changed the product I was using.

What it is: A lightweight, oil-free powder foundation that can be applied dry or wet for custom coverage and matte or natural finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation reduces the appearance of shine, evens the look of skin tone, hydrates, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and pores. It feels light and fresh, wears all day, and stays color-true. The compact includes a sponge applicator.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1465202

Color: 5W2 Rich Caramel - deep with warm yellow undertones

7.3K Reviews


Oily skin HG...This is the oily skin holy grail product I will never stop using! ...I just put the Bare Minerals "Mineral Veil Powder" over it & I am done.

What it is: A 24-hour liquid foundation with a flawless, natural, matte finish that unifies uneven skin tone and covers imperfections with buildable coverage.
Coverage: Full
Finish: Matte
Formulation: Liquid
Skin Type: Combination and Oily
Ingredient Callouts: Free of fragrance.
What Else You Need to Know: Double Wear is available in over 55 shades—including cool, neutral, and warm undertones—to suit all skin tones. It’s makeup that keeps up with your busy life. Oil-free and oil-controlling, Double Wear lasts in hot and humid weather, and feels lightweight and comfortable.

Bobbi BrownSkin Foundation Stick

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1587468

Color: Porcelain (N-012) - extra light beige with a balance of yellow & pink undertones; for pale skin

1.2K Reviews


This stuff is great and the best for travel! I have very oily skin and this stuff stays on my face even in Houston weather. ...Looks like skin...This is close to perfect...I'm done with drying mineral makeup. This product imparts a dewy look even when I finish with powder.

What it is: A foundation formulated with a unique transparent base and that’s expertly calibrated to your undertone to even out and correct the complexion.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Featuring a blend of emollients like olive extract and shea butter, the formula moisturizes wherever skin is dry. It delivers medium to full coverage and is water-, sweat-, and humidity-resistant.

tarteMini Amazonian Clay 16-Hour Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2476166

Color: 20N Light Neutral - light skin with very warm, golden or olive undertones

49 Reviews


This is a good foundation for my very oily skin. It stays matte and is good for at least 3 hours before I need to use blotting papers to remove excess oil....I wore it for about 18 hrs and honestly I have to say it holds up very well. I did not get oily and my skin did not look dark after a few hrs.

What it is: A mini oil free, 16-hour full-coverage foundation. Formulated with Amazonian clay for a light-weight feel and matte finish.

Coverage: Full



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amazonian Clay: Acts as nature's most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This skin-mimicking full-coverage foundation never cakes or creases.

Bobbi BrownSkin Concealer Stick

Size: .11 oz/3 g·ITEM: 2552883

Color: Espresso - deepest brown with red/brown/yellow undertones

462 Reviews


I was trying to replace a Bare Minerals concealer stick but it turns out it is no longer made. ...No MakeupMakeup routine”...I thought this was perfect for my gym and no makeup (makeup up ) days it blended in so well with my skin I don’t even need foundation.

What it is: A color-true concealer stick for evening and brightening imperfections with up to 12 hours of crease-proof comfort.

Coverage: Medium



Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Bobbi Brown’s first-of-its-kind transformative stick conceals imperfections with creamy coverage. The comfortable formula stays the day without settling, creasing, or caking and delivers immediate and all-day moisture for smoother, plumper-, healthy-looking skin.


very surprised/ oily skin...I was using Bare minerals tinted moisturizer and I had to return it because it made my skin to oily and didn’t do much for coverage. ...The product itself dried too quickly for me to evenly spread it across my face and felt dry on my skin. I will stick with Bare Minerals and use oil absorbing sheets.

What it is: Lightweight mattifying tinted moisturizer with sheer, next-to-skin coverage. This product is fragrance-free.

Coverage: Light



What Else You Need to Know: Sheer, lightweight coverage dulls redness and evens out a variety of skin tones. Soft-matte finish is undetectable on your skin for a lovely, natural look.

Benefit CosmeticsHoola Bronzer

Size: 0.08 oz / 2.5 g·ITEM: 2520450

Color: Mini Hoola Bronzer - matte bronzer

3.4K Reviews


I think it's great for oily skin...I am NC25 in MAC, Medium Beige in Bare Minerals, and Hoola is the right toned down, matte, cool toned bronzer for my skin.

What it is: An award-winning, silky-soft powder bronzer with a natural-looking matte finish available in four shades: Hoola, Hoola Lite, Hoola Toasted, and Hoola Caramel.

Ingredient Callouts:
Free of formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: Benefit Cosmetics’ bestselling powder bronzer quickly warms up your complexion and gives a classic matte finish. All four shades feature the same soft, blendable formula that made the original Hoola a cult favorite.

Benefit CosmeticsWANDERful World Silky-Soft Powder Blush

Size: 0.08 oz / 2.5 g·ITEM: 2520203

Color: Starlaa - rosy bronze

2.3K Reviews


Great for oily, south Asian darker skin types...I wear it daily. I have combination skin with an oily t-zone. You hardly need any product to get that “flushed” look. ...I was initially going to buy the bare minerals “blonzer” in the shade “kiss of rose.” When I swatched it in store it was way too luminous for my oily/large pores complexion.

What it is: A silky-soft, buildable, blendable blush that feels ultrafine and weightless and gives a soft-focus, airbrushed effect.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Freshwater Pearl and Synthetic Sapphire: Provide a luminous, light-reflecting glow for skin that looks smooth and radiant.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: Benefit Cosmetics’ WANDERful World Blush collection features a versatile shade range that’s bursting with color. These blushes are sweatproof

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