Mattifying Face Primer

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Mattifying primers help absorb excess oil, minimize the appearance of pores, and create a matte finish that lasts. When applying mattifying primer, start with clean skin and apply a thin layer all over the face before applying foundation or other makeup products. Be sure to let the primer set before continuing with your makeup routine for the best results. Here are some of the best mattifying face primers available today.

$57.00

I normally do not like mattifying primers since I have normal to dry type skin, but this primer really just controlled the natural oil of my face and instead allowed me to intentionally highlight areas....It is also very lightweight and not silicone-y like other mattifying primers. Definitely my new favorite primer!

What it is: An oil-fighting primer with a matte finish to defend your skin and perfect your makeup.

Finish: Matte

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silkscreen Complex (Antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid, Probiotic Extract, Vitamins, and Algae): Nourishes, visibly balances, and defends skin.
- Witch Hazel, Salicylic Acid, and Zinc: Mop up oil.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Infused with nourishing, protective, and visibly balancing Silkscreen Complex, this primer forms a breathable, silky barrier.

$22.00

Primer for oily skin...Best primer ! Instantly mattifies your face and is the perfect primer for oily skin...Let me start by saying this primer truly is mattifying. It’s a thick formula that mattifies your skin to prep it for foundation.

What it is: A mini oil-fighting primer with a matte finish to defend your skin and perfect your makeup.

Finish: Matte

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silkscreen Complex (Antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid, Probiotic Extract, Vitamins, and Algae): Nourishes, visibly balances, and defends skin.
- Witch Hazel, Salicylic Acid, and Zinc: Mop up oil.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

GucciGucci Matte Primer

ITEM: 2508117

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml

84 Reviews

$81.00

Feels like a moisturizer but mattifying...This primer is unlike any other matte primer I've used. ...Great Matte Primer...I received this complimentary from influenster for review and I think this is a great matte primer! i love how mattifying it is and how long it lasts!

What it is: A mattifying primer that keeps makeup looking fresh while leaving skin feeling cared for.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Hyaluronic Acid and Glycerin: Create a naturally perfected and visibly unified complexion.

- Rose Centifolia: Soothes the skin and provides antioxidant power.

- Salicylic Acid and Bamboo Powders: Control shine for up to a day and blur the look of the pores.

What Else You Need to Know: The non-sticky, cool gel formula is developed for all skin types and designed to beautify one’s unique features, rather than mask them.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Step 1 Primer Shine Control

Size: 0.5 oz / 15 ml·ITEM: 2424760

Color: Shine Control

322 Reviews

$31.50

Matte Look...Matte look I get very oily throughout the day and I’m always trying mattifying and poreless primers so i was so happy when I got shine control through influencer and you only need a small amount and work it into the skin and my skin felt velvety and I wasn’t shiny by the time I got home from work !!! ...Most primers just seem to melt into my oily skin and don’t mattify at all.

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

Finish:
Natural

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 Mini 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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Shine Control

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424679

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

267 Reviews

$54.00

Good primer, but not worth the price...I don’t feel that the results justify the price of the primer. Have I seen any other primers mattify my skin better than this primer? ...Great oily skin primer...This primer is great for shine control and mattifying the skin under foundation.

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

Finish:
Natural

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.

$52.00

Good mattifying primer for oily skin...I have oily skin yet never loved matte products but this mattifying primer is good. ...Mattifies & Blurs!...Definitely lived up to its promise to mattify. Great base layer for makeup. Noticed the chemical smell as others mentioned but it was not too bad.

What it is: A non-comedogenic makeup primer with skincare benefits that blurs pores, controls shine, and locks makeup for up to 12 hours with a soft matte finish.


Finish: Matte


Skin Type: Normal, Oily, and Combination


Concerns: Oil and Pores


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Niacinamide: Helps minimize the appearance of pores.

- Bakuchiol: Helps visibly smooth skin texture and even skin tone.

- Lentil Extract: Helps reduce shine.

NUDESTIXBlot & Blur Matte Stick

ITEM: 2601128

Size: 0.35 oz / 10 g

313 Reviews

$46.00

Clearly Mattifying...I like this as it really does it job, it mattify the area in my face that is oily like the T zone. ...mattify on the go!...I've been using this product for a couple of weeks now, and I really like it. it's super easy to swipe on and blend out with your fingers, and the compact size is perfect to just throw into your bag. I like that it mattifies, but still keeps your skin looking like skin. my one complaint is that it feels just a little powdery after application.

What it is: A lightweight, clear balm-to-powder formula that blots oil to create a soft-matte finish and visibly blur texture imperfections.

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silica: Oil-absorbing minerals.
- Jeju Island Volcanic Ash: Naturally absorbs excess oil.
- Mugwort Extract: Acts as a skin-nourishing extract that targets the look of skin blemishes and irritation.

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. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-

$27.00

This primer you need! I’m an oily girl and when i say this mattifies my makeup and gives my base routine a smooth finish!...Perfect Primer...I really liked how this primer wasn't overly mattifying but it still gave you that matte look.

What it is: A mini lightweight water-cream makeup primer with skincare benefits that blurs the look of pores and fights shine for a long-lasting, soft-matte finish.


Finish: Matte


Skin Type: Normal, Oily, and Combination


Concerns: Oil and Pores


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Niacinamide: Helps minimize the appearance of pores.

- Bakuchiol: Helps visibly smooth skin texture and even skin tone.

- Lentil Extract: Helps reduce shine.


Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

$27.00

Dosn't really Mattify...The texture is great no complaint there Smooth and silky, but it doesn't really mattify and I dont find it works as well as other Mattifying Primers....Very good product, moisture the face but not mattifying. If you have a dry skin that’s for you no for oily skin

What it is: A mattifying primer for combination-to-oily skin that delivers maximum all-day shine control while improving and extending the wear of foundation.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blue Agave Extract: Helps to mattify the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is oil-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Mattify skin, fight shine all day, and smooth the look of pores without feeling tight or dry with the Pro Filt'r Mattifying Primer. Paired with Pro Filt'r foundation (sold separately), this oil-free primer—made with Blue Agave Extract and blurring powder—helps makeup blend better, last longer, and stay fresh all day without caking.

$57.00

Visibly mattifies alone or with foundation...I use this in the summer with powder to give my face a smooth look and under foundation in the winter for mattifying and keeping my makeup put. ...The only primer that has worked well to mattify my oily skin.

What it is: A clear primer gel that smooths skin and pores so your makeup lasts, while vitamins A and E protect your skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores while locking in your makeup with this primer. Lightweight and oil-free, it gives you a flawless finish, while antioxidants and vitamins A and E help protect your skin from pollutants, damage, and stress.

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