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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.

$36.00

great for blemishes so you can hide them! skin Stays fresh looking. great for oily skins or spots because it is oil free formulation and is shine absorbing. ...This powder is only average in my opinion. It doesn't control the oilies very well and I returned mine.

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.

CLINIQUESuperpowder Double Face Makeup Foundation

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10.5 g·ITEM: 51946

Color: Matte Honey

701 Reviews

$36.00

BEST POWDER EVER!...I have oily skin and this powder is amazing to put over foundation. ...perfect for combination to oily skins...Perfect for combination to oily skin! Its a must have for summer too.. good coverage and good variety in shades..

Coverage:
✔ Full

Skin type:
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
A long-wearing, two-in-one, powder and foundation in a portable compact.

What it does:
Get a powder and foundation combined in one portable compact. The long-wearing, full-coverage powder works as an over-foundation finisher or as a powder foundation. The extra-cling formula provides double coverage, yet leaves the skin with a natural skin-perfecting look.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

$33.00

I have very oily T-zone and this powder made my skin stay less oily almost the whole day....This powder is here to save your day and your 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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Pressed Powder

Size: 0.07 oz/ 2 g·ITEM: 1916659

Color: Translucent - for light to medium skin tones

60 Reviews

$23.00

I've always been in search for a great setting powder and I can finally conclude my search! I bought this after noticing my Laura Mercier powder didn't control my oily skin too much. ...I apply this powder with a brush to just touch up any oily areas.

What it is:
A finishing powder that is ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to impart unfiltered perfection on all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your makeup routine, this pressed powder blurs, smooths, and reduces shine with the even, naturally matte coverage of ULTRA HD Pressed Powder.

Laura MercierTranslucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2107852

Color: Medium Deep

72 Reviews

$39.00

Great bloating powder for people with oily skin...I have extremely oily skin. I use this to bloat through the day and it works wonders love it....Great for those with oily skin.

What it is:
A high-performance translucent powder that sets makeup for lasting wear without weight or texture, in a convenient, portable compact that's perfect for touch-ups on the go.

What it does:
Prolong the wear of your makeup while staying color-true throughout the day with this high-performance, translucent powder. This lightweight formula sets and perfects makeup with a shine-free, natural-matte, velvety finish for up to 12 hours. This no-flashback formula means you'll look great in photos, and it creates a soft-focus effect to smooth away the look of fine lines and imperfections. It’s available in two shades designed to look and feel natural on all skin tones.

tarteMini babassu foundcealer™ skincare foundation SPF 20

Size: 0.33 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2309227

Color: 44s tan sand - tan skin with yellow undertones

22 Reviews

$15.00

No doubt it’s good for your skin but not up to the task of a good foundation....Did not cover large pores like the original did and was felt somewhat oily, Glad I'm only out the cost of the sample size.

What it is: A vegan makeup and skincare hybrid that’s an everyday foundation for achieving an ultra-comfortable, natural-radiant finish and custom coverage.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 20

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Babassu: Nourishes, moisturizes, and soothes.
- Sunflower Seed: Rich in vitamins A and E to help hydrate, regenerate, and condition skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Retains moisture for optimal hydration and a refreshed appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, and triclosan.

IT CosmeticsBye Bye Pores Translucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2476380

Color: Tan Rich

752 Reviews

$30.00

Best powder I have ever used!...This is the best powder I have ever used, and I have been using powders for oily/combo skin for 20 years. ...Amazing for oily skin/enlarged pores...I have oily skin and applying a double layer of this powder keeps me matte for most of my workday.

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.

Bobbi BrownIntensive Serum Foundation SPF 40

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2501476

Color: Alabaster - lightest beige with a hint of pink undertone; for palest skin.

234 Reviews

$75.00

My new favorite foundation!...I have oily skin and I’ve tried several brands over the years. ...Best foundation so far...I have very oily skin type but I have no issues when using this foundation serum.

What it is: A serum foundation that is powered by 25 skincare ingredients and leaves skin looking smoother, plumper, and more radiant.

Coverage:
Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: SPF over 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cordyceps and Ginseng: Replenish skin’s natural energy for healthy-looking, visibly glowing skin.
- A Moisture Complex including Hyaluronic Acid: Softens, visibly plumps skin, and reduces the appearance of fine dry lines.
- Vitamin E and UV Filters: Defend against skin-dulling UVA/UVB rays, pollution, and blue light.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan.

SmashboxHalo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 25 with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 1.4 / 40·ITEM: 2569960

Color: Deep Rich Neutral - deep-rich with neutral undertone

624 Reviews

$41.00

A Troubled Skins Dream...I have “bad” skin. I am a true light-neutral skin tone but I do find that smashbox lacks in offering my exact color, even with there other foundations they never come through, so I always have to mix! ...I normally don't wear foundation because I just can't seem to find one that works with my skin, but this was nice.

What it is: An all-in-one, SPF primer-infused tinted moisturizer with lightweight, natural-looking dewy coverage that hydrates skin for up to 24 hours.

Coverage:
Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

Danessa Myricks BeautyYummy Skin Serum Foundation

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25mL·ITEM: 2574895

Color: 4N - fair skin with neutral undertones

218 Reviews

$34.00

Great for all skin types!...Its texture reminds me of a fresh tinted moisturizer, with buildable coverage and your skin still looks and feels like skin. It’s definitely long lasting, but I recommend using a setting powder on the T zone if you have oily skin....This foundation is uh-mazing! I am a true believer that skin should look like skin (rather than porcelain) and this foundation does just that!!!

What it is: A skincare-hybrid foundation with medium, buildable coverage that effortlessly creates a natural-looking, skin-like glow.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jojoba Oil: Intensely moisturizes and softens skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and plumps the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Known to balance oil production and diminish visible signs of aging.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan.

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