powder foundations for oily skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for powder foundations for oily skin.

Oily skin is a common problem, and it's not just an issue for women. Oily skin can make you look older, cause breakouts, and make your skin prone to wrinkles and sun damage. If you have oily skin, it's important to find a powder foundation that works for you. Here are some great options for powder foundations for oily skin available today.

$35.00

I have super oily skin and this product is a miracle! It's super lightweight and mattifying to completely get ride of shine. ...Definitely recommend it for oily skin....Rescue for oily skin!!!...Great for oily skin

What it is: A lightweight, refillable, pressed finishing powder that layers smoothly over foundation for a fresh, soft-matte finish that lasts all day.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Enriched with skin conditioners and ultra-fine absorbing powders that help blot away excess oil, this powder is designed to appear invisible on most complexions and won't settle in fine lines. Compact is refillable—once you hit pan, just pop in a refill (sold separately). It includes a cushion-puff applicator.

$39.00

Great for oily Skins...Controls my oily skin and it didn't make me break out at all. ...great for oily skin...This powder is fantastic for oily skin, gives great coverage and has a bit of sparkle that makes your skin shine.

What it is: An oil-free formula that maintains a fresh look and feel, all day and night.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, mineral oil, and fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: Clinique’s Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder Stay has a matte finish with sheer coverage. It’s also dermatologist-tested and non-acnegenic.

IT CosmeticsBye Bye Pores Translucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2476380

Color: Tan Rich

783 Reviews

$32.00

great product for oily skin...Great for oily skin! Use it with a big fluffy brush and gives great results. ...Great for oily skin...Definitely help with my oily pores showing over my makeup

What it is: A talc-free setting powder infused with silk that mattifies, minimizes pores’ appearance, and sets foundation and concealer in a convenient pressed-powder compact.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: Developed with plastic surgeons, this setting powder is infused with silk, collagen, antioxidants, and peptides to ensure it won’t settle into wrinkles while delivering an airbrushed look. Keep this translucent setting powder in your makeup bag for mattifying touch-ups.

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530542

Color: 2N1 - 7 (medium beige with yellow undertones)

694 Reviews

$52.00

Amazing! BUT not for oily skin...If you have oily skin I recommend using Too Faced Cocoa powder. ...new fav great for oily skin! coverage is excellent.... #4 was just a little too yellow for me. it's expensive but worth it if you have oily skin.

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.

Bobbi BrownSkin Foundation Stick

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1582311

Color: Natural Tan (W-054) - medium beige with yellow undertones; for medium olive skin

1.2K Reviews

$54.00

This foundation has a natural finish, medium coverage, and is not ideal for oily skin. ...Not for oily skin...Unfortunately not for oily skin living in FL.

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.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation

Size: 1 oz·ITEM: 1778554

Color: 7W1 Deep Spice - extra deep with warm golden undertones

7.4K Reviews

$52.00

Perfect for oily skin...By far my favourite foundation especially for oily skin...Best for oily skin!...I've tried many foundations. This is hands down the best for oily skin!

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.

tarteMini Amazonian Clay 16-Hour Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2476208

Color: 51N Deep Neutral - deep skin with a balance of warm & cool undertones

51 Reviews

$18.00

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....After using this product I’ve never go back to any other foundation, this product give you the full coverage especially if you have trouble with acne /oily skin give you a matte finish I’m in love with this foundation

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

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Liquid

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.

$39.00

What would really improve this product would be better mattifying properties. For oily skin, it definitely requires blotting papers and repeated touch-ups....My only gripe is that it's not great for oily skin. Might need some blotting papers to clean up shine if you have combination skin; other than that, a really good item to have!

What it is: A pressed powder that reduces the appearance of redness on contact.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Probiotic (Lactobacillus): Soothes, helps support the skin’s barrier, and helps restore balance to its microbiome.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This product is ideal for skin types with mild-to-moderate rosacea or reactive redness.

Yves Saint LaurentAll Hours Luminous Natural Matte Foundation 24H Longwear SPF 30 with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: .85 oz. / 25 mL·ITEM: 2598217

Color: MN5 - medium shade with neutral undertones 5

594 Reviews

$62.00

Full coverage and lasts on my oily skin...Excellent full coverage and buildable. I have very oily skin and this lasts longer on my face than most foundations I've tried....Meh for oily skin...I wouldn’t call this a holy grail but it does apply very beautifully and the coverage is buildable. I have a very oily skin type and this didn’t completely stop my face from getting oily but because the formula is so nice I keep using it.

What it is: A breathable liquid foundation delivering up to 24h full coverage with a weightless feel and luminous matte finish for a flawless looking complexion


Coverage: Full


Finish: Matte


Formulation: Liquid


Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


SPF: SPF 20

ShiseidoSynchro Skin Radiant Lifting Foundation SPF 30

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2416485

Color: 410 Sunstone - rose tone for tan skin

1.5K Reviews

$47.00

For oily skin...It has a matt finish and is very durable. Perfect for oily skin and it covers fairly with a light feeling. ...Not for oily skin...It's for dry to combination skin. I have extremely oily skin. If I could get this foundation but for oily skin I would try it.

What it is: A luminous foundation that hydrates for up to 24 hours and adapts to your skin for a medium-to-full coverage, with radiant finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Light-Adjusting Technology: Visibly lifts, refines, and smooths for a luminous-looking finish.
- Radiant Microcrystals: Correct the look of shadows created by fine lines and wrinkles so that skin appears smoother and firmer.
- Transparent, Luminous Pearl: Visually counteracts hyperpigmentation by creating an even canvas to optimally reflect light.

What Else You Need to Know: Find your radiant finish with this light-optimizing foundation.

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