As summer starts to show out, those of us with combination or oil-proned skin know how frustrating it is to have a slicked, shiny face by noon and constantly searching for the right moisturizer that won’t leave your face feeling heavy. Those summer skin problems are all too common with our staff here at Sheen, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best oil control products currently on the market.
Cupcake Fresh Face Mask, $9 – LUSH
Described as “chocolate heaven for oily skin,” this face mask is a mattifying cocoa concoction with spearmint oil, vanilla absolute, and Rhassoul mud. Leave it on for 15 minutes, rinse, and your skin will thank you for the fresh, clean feel.
Oil Control Foam Wash, $9 – Cetaphil
This gentle foaming cleanser will remove excess oils, great for every day use and won’t over-dry your skin. Specifically designed for acne-prone skin, Cetaphil’s formula won’t clog pores and soothes irritated skin.
The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine, $31 – Benefit
This primer can be used throughout the day to control shine and mattify problem areas throughout the day. It’s smooth, lightweight formula goes on clear and leaves your face feeling ready and primed for the day.
Clear Complexion Blotting Linens, $10 – boscia
These blotting linens will remove excess oils and prevent breakouts with out ruining your makeup. With 100 sheets per package, these sheets are compact and can travel with you anywhere, so they are great for the one the go fixits.
Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, $27 – Clinique
Gel moisturizers make all the difference when it comes to oil skin, ditch the cream based moisturizer and find one like Clinique’s hydrating gel which maintains an optimal moisture balance for oily skins.
De Slick Make Up Setting Spray, $31 – Urban Decay
The last step to your daily beauty routine, this mist lowers the temperature of your makeup to ensure that your look last you all day controlling oil and deflecting shine. The light spray will leave your skin feeling light and matte.
Extra Oil Controlling Loose Powder, $30 – Bovanti
Powder is great to use on top of foundation to set your look and lock it in place. Leaves your face with a perfect complexion and matte finish.
Prime Shield Mattifying + Pore Minimizing Face Primer, $10 – Milani
Creates the perfect canvas for makeup application, this translucent primer softens the appearances of fine lines and pores resulting in a matte finish every time.