With summer on the way, it can be daunting to think about the heat and humidity that ultimately causes oil buildup on our skin. This is the time when all of us are more prone to those little red blemishes we continuously try to avoid, and a shiny appearance that no one wants! In order to fight the oil buildup, we have to use the right products that will get the job done and Glam Damn It, we’ve found the cures! Below are our favorite top-rated products. Check out these cleansers, masks, and makeup products, to help banish oil and improve the appearance of your skin!
Neutrogena Deep Clean Long-Lasting Shine Control Cleanser/Mask, $7.49
We love this face wash because it can be used as a quick, daily cleanser, as well as a 3-minute mask! The formula is shown to be so effective that it will absorb up to 85% of oil and clogged pores instantly after use. With rice proteins that will continue to absorb excess oil all day long, you can expect a healthier clearer complexion for hours.
Boscia Clarifying Detox Mask, $25
This clay mask contains pure botanicals and herbs to help deeply cleanse your face and absorb any impurities or excess oil. The combination of anti-irritants and purifying agents will help to minimize the appearance of pores and revitalize the skin. Apply a think layer over your face after washing it and leave it on for 5 minutes. Splash warm water on afterwards and notice brighter, shine-free skin in no time.
Find it at Sephora
We’ve all seen oil blotting sheets before; they are a quick and easy way to help absorb any extra oil and shine and these blotter sheets by Proactiv are a must-have for summer weather. A perfect solution for someone on the go, these blotting sheets can be tucked away in your pocket or purse and provide instant results and a more matte finish.
Find them at Proactiv
Another thing we all have to consider about the summer is keeping our skin protected. However, some SPF products can clog pores, which is the last thing someone with oily skin needs. We suggest this daily sunscreen that contains a lightweight formula helping to rid your face of sweat and oil. Use it as a makeup primer or alone!
Find it at Macy's
This foundation is perfect for oily skin, as it contains a triple-action base to help absorb excess oils and create a matte, fresh appearance. With 8 different shades to choose from, smudge and fade-free results, and even SPF, we couldn’t have chosen a better product to help fight oil, sunburn, and fading makeup!
Find it at Estée Lauder
Urban Decay De-Slick Mattifying Powder, $29
This translucent mattifying powder stops shine and blots away oil. The lavender shade is an invisible shield that works over any skin tone or type. Use it on bare skin or over your concealer and get that shine-free look with a lightweight feel!
Find it at Urban Decay
This hypoallergenic makeup setting spray helps to prevent oil in your complexion where the mist absorbs any excess surface shine and sebum. The setting spray is a perfect solution for those who need a product to help their makeup last through the sweltering summer weather all day. Use it over eye shadow, powder, blush and concealer by sweeping the mist over your T-zone to evenly distribute and keep your look fresh!
Find it at Sephora
This powder gel is exactly what it sounds like! Apply as a gel, and you will soon see it morph into an oil absorbing powder that can be used over or under your makeup to keep a shine-free appearance.
Find it at Nordstrom