People with oily skin may feel like they live in a constant battle against enlarged pores, breakouts and melting makeup. But covering up excess shine and imperfections and creating a flawless complexion is possible—you just need the right base. The best foundations for oily skin keep grease at bay, blur pores and imperfections, control shine without overdrying and last all day long. (Both of our top picks from Make Up For Ever and L’Oréal Paris come in a wide range of shades to accommodate various skin tones.)
Makeup-wearers with oily skin often find themselves needing to touch up their complexion products more frequently. But with the right formulas, you don’t need to suffer through migrating makeup or be constantly blotting your face. From lightweight, buildable formulas to full-coverage powerhouses, here are the best foundations for a flawless, shine-free complexion.