Oily Skin Primers

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Oily Skin Primers.

Oily skin is a common problem, and it's often difficult to find a primer that will help your skin look less shiny. However, there are several primers that can help you achieve this goal. Here are some primers for oily skin on the market today.

$51.50

I absolutely feel like it makes my skin look more hydrated, which is amazing, especially as someone who combination dry/oily skin. ...This primer is a cream-to-oil formula that works wonders for normal, dry, combination, and oily skin types.

What it is: A gripping cream to oil primer that can be worn alone or to lock in makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Prickly Pear Seed Oil: Provides hydration and supports skin barrier.
- Yam Root Extract: Supports skin elasticity.
- Japanese Camelia Oil: Visibly improve skin texture.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This multi-benefit primer serum melts into skin, transforming from a lightweight cream to oil texture that’s hydrating, nourishing, and supporting. It also works to i

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

$54.00

Amazing for oily skin!!...It really is perfect for an oily skin like me and makes your foundation look flawless on top. ...Great oily skin primer...Other than that if you have oily skin this is a great product for you!

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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Hydra Booster

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424695

Color: Hydra Booster - for dry, normal, combination skin

272 Reviews

$54.00

Wish I can use it. If you have oily skin I do not recommend though. My forehead got rlly oily....Great for Oily Skin...I would say one thing about this product - it’s great for oily skin, but “hydro boost” isn’t necessarily fitting.

What it is: A makeup primer that boosts skin's hydration and radiance for up to 24 hours while extending makeup wear.

Finish:
Radiant

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, and Combination

Concerns: Dryness

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

What Else You Need to Know: Refresh dry or dehydrated skin instantly with Step 1 Primer Hydra Booster. Its rich, creamy texture features ginseng, glycerin, and glycols to boost skin's hydration and a radiant look for up to 24 hours, while the invisible wear extends makeup. This primer works perfectly for all skin tones.

$57.00

I love this product, works great on oily skin...I really love Smashbox's primers. I usually get the regular Photo finish foundation primer, but becasue i get oily skin I decided to try their primer for oily skin this time.

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.

MAC CosmeticsPrep + Prime Natural Radiance

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2097657

Color: Radiant Pink

17 Reviews

$62.00

Absolutely love this primer. Works very well for my combination skin and makeup lasts much longer. ...I love this. I have combination skin but it’s always more on the dryer side. Definitely my favourite primer so far.

What it is:
A makeup primer that's specifically beneficial for oily and combination skin types.

What it does:
A silky gel emulsion, rich in natural ingredients, Prep + Prime Natural Radiance hydrates and primes to improve foundation or powder application, control oil, and promote smooth texture. Vitamins E and C protect with antioxidants, while caffeine calms skin. Illuminating pearl powders reflect optic radiance. The formula disappears upon application, resulting in a beautiful glow. The formula controls shine, provides long-term hydration, and improves radiance while smoothing and softening the look of skin.

What else you need to know:
This product is silicone-free.

Yves Saint LaurentTouche Eclat Blur Face Primer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1713114

Color: Blur Primer Gold - brightens and evens skintone

2.3K Reviews

$76.00

Gorgeous, but beware oily skin people...It adds such a beautiful glow to your skin, and also blurs and perfects. If you have very oily skin, I would probably tell you to stay away from this primer. ...I think it'll be great for people with oily skin. You can find better primers cheaper

What it is: A non-greasy, lightweight makeup primer with light-infused pigments and four nourishing oils that blur imperfections and smooths the look of skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Corn Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Passiflora oil, and Rice Bran Oil: Nurture and leave skin feeling soft.

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

Fashion FairFabulous Face Priming Serum

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2477057

Color: Peach-tinted - all skin tones; translucent finish

27 Reviews

$53.00

I would say normal to oily will benefit the best for this primer. I have dry skin and I’m still able to use this primer though....I think oily skin types would enjoy this. I have dry skin and although this feels nourishing when applying it definitely has a matte finish when applying makeup over it.

What it is: A do-everything serum-primer to visibly even tone and texture, boost radiance, and prep your skin for seamless makeup application.

Finish:
Natural

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Concerns: Pores and Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Shea Butter: Smooths, visibly plumps, and delivers an abundance of fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins.
- Citrus Unshiu Peel Extract: An antioxidant-rich ingredient that visibly brightens and reduces hyperpigmentation.
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Promotes visibly bright, glowing skin.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Pore Minimizer

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424687

Color: Pore Minimizer - for oily, normal, combination skin

282 Reviews

$54.00

Since I have a very oily skin works perfect for me, it doesn’t dry it at all but keeps it soft and nice throughout the day....While at first I was afraid of how soft and silky this primer felt, it’s wasn’t oily at all once I put it on my skin!

What it is: A smoothing makeup primer that visibly reduces the appearance of pores and fine lines for a smooth texture and blurred finish.

Finish:
Natural

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Pores

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

What Else You Need to Know: Reduce the appearance of pores for up to 24 hours and instantly smooth skin's appearance with the Step 1 Primer Pore Minimizer. Innovative polymers and silica visibly blur and smooth fine lines and skin’s texture, while ginseng maintains balance. The translucent formula works on all skin tones.

$52.00

great primer for oily skin and summers...It's a really good primer if you have oily skin or for summertime. highly recommend it....If you have oily skin, buy!...I am an oily skin type of person. So using matte primers always help me out with that.

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.

$27.00

Oily Skin Miracle!...I have oily skin and this primer has kept my skin oil free for 3+ hours. ...Great product for oily skin!...I recommend this product to anyone who deals with oily skin.

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.

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