Powder Foundations For Oily Skin

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If you have oily skin, you know that the right foundation can make all the difference. But finding the right one can be tricky. There are so many options available, and each one has its own pros and cons. Here are some of the best powder foundations for oily skin.


I have very oily skin so choosing a powder to set my liquid foundation and for use throughout the day on oily spots is a big deal. ...Controls my oily skin and it didn't make me break out at all. ...Great for oily Skins...A must for oily skin!

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.


Great for oily skin...Great to use with sponge dry. Good for oily skin with great coverage and light feel. Does not case breakouts like other pressed powders....I have tried many of powders and foundations this is truely the best.It has a flawless cover.

What it is: A sheer-to-full-coverage powder foundation has a versatile, mattifying, and long-wearing finish that is perfect for all skin types, including oily.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: This versatile matte foundation is buildable, long-lasting, and can be used wet or dry. The face powder is perfect for on-the-go touch-ups, covering imperfections, and as a sheer-coverage setting powder. The lightweight formula does not cake and offers a shine-free, natural look.

IT CosmeticsBye Bye Pores Translucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1868264

Color: Translucent

786 Reviews


Great for oily skin...Definitely help with my oily pores showing over my makeup...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.

NARSLight Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder

Size: .35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2514768

Color: Sable - deep to very deep

847 Reviews


great setting powder...I have oily skin and this set my tinted moisturizer perfectly without caking. ...Works on perfect on oily skin.

What it is: A bestselling pressed powder that locks makeup in place up to all day with a luminous, photo-ready finish.

Coverage: Light


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-fine Mineral Powders: Glycerin and vitamin E guard against dryness and keep skin comfortable.
- Light Reflecting Complex™: Visibly restores skin’s youthful radiance.
- Photochromic Technology: No-flashback formula makes skin look perfect in person and on camera.

CLINIQUESuperbalanced™ Makeup Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 52928

Color: Fair

934 Reviews


I love this foundation!! It stays on for HOURS. HOURS!!!!! It keeps my oily skin from looking shiny. ...Good for oily skin....I was using this one in my early 20`s, for oily skin. Once you get the right shadow it's great.

✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

✔ Natural

What it is:
An oil-free liquid foundation that adds hydration and minimizes oil where it’s needed.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMatte Velvet Skin Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2106433

Color: R410 Golden Beige - for lighter tan skin with slightly red undertones

2K Reviews


Amazing foundation...I have oily skin and it keeps my skin oil free the whole day...I love it...Highly recommend it for oily skin...Good for oily skin...This foundation works real well for oily skin. It also lasts.

What it is: A full-coverage, waterproof foundation that provides a velvety-matte finish and up to 24 hours of wear.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation is ideal for normal-to-oily skin types and provides full coverage. It is formulated with flexi-fit complex technology to deliver oil-absorbing powders that ensure shine control and up to 24 hours of wear that doesn't cake, flake, or fade.

CLINIQUEBeyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1744689

Color: CN 08 Linen - fair shade; with a cool neutral undertone

2.6K Reviews


Oily Skin Savior...I have very oily skin so I battle to keep my make-up on all day. ...Foundation is ok for oily skin...This foundation was good for oily skin, also if you need something full coverage.

What it is: A 24-hour wear, oil-free foundation and concealer in one that is lightweight and moisturizing—offering full-coverage without clogging pores.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Cream

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Trehalose
- Lechitin
- Sodium Hyaluronate

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

What Else You Need to Know: Clinique’s Beyond Perfecting Liquid Foundation has a natural matte finish with full coverage.

HourglassVanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

Size: 0.25 oz/ 7 g·ITEM: 1827377

Color: 12.5 Amber - medium deep, warm undertones

6.6K Reviews


LOVE the finish but NOT for oily skin :(...Definitely a good foundation but isn’t oily skin friendly....Omfg love this new foundation works really good for my oily skin

What it is: A weightless, waterproof foundation with long-wearing, concentrated coverage in a custom, triangular component for fast and easy full coverage on-the-go.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil, parabens, phthalates, and triclosan, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

KosasTinted Face Oil Comfy Skin Tint

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2250835

Color: Tone 9.5 - deep with neutral undertones

1.8K Reviews


oil foundation w oily skin? a match made in heaven...I never expected to like this, oil foundation on oily skin? Sounds like a nightmare; however, it works! ...not the best for oily skin but good...It’s pretty good, smells like play dough tho . Good foundation if you don’t wanna wear to much. Very oily tho not the best for oily skin but whatever I guess

What it is: Clean, comfy light coverage makeup meets active skincare made with six nourishing botanical oils for more even, healthy and balanced skin.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Avocado Oil and Meadowfoam Oil: Moisturizes and plumps skin’s appearance.
- Red Raspberry Oil and Jojoba Oil: Soothes.
- Camellia Seed Oil and Rosehip Seed Oil: Balances and brightens.

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