R&R Aura: From Oil Slick to Fresh and Dewy Skin
If you've got skin that gets oily enough to fry chicken like me, you've struggled to find something, ANYTHING to keep your makeup from sliding off before you step out of the door. Primers and oil control gels seem to do the trick and some of the ones that I've found here can be used over makeup in case you need to touch up in the middle of the day. Got more tips for taming super oily skin? Put them in the comments!
As soon as I saw this new powderless powder in the September issue of Lucky, I knew that I had to try it! It promises to set makeup and control oil without the ashy pastiness of powder.
Bare Escentuals bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer, $21, ulta.com
I'm a big fan of Bare Escentuals foundations, so I'm excited that they've created an oil control primer that's formulated to work with their mineral foundations. It's made with lots of natural ingredients like Witch Hazel and Willow and the SPF 15 make protecting your skin from the sun a little easier.
Stila One Step Correct Triple Swirl Helix Primer, $36, ulta.com
This primer has lavender tones to correct sallowness, green tones to neutralize redness and blemishes, and peach tones to brighten and conceal sun spots in addition to oil controlling agents to cut down shine.
Urban Decay De-Slick In A Tube, $28, urbandecay.com
If you are a makeup addict, you know about Urban Decay's legendary Eyeshadow Primer Potion. Now they've got a gel for your face that says it can keep grease from ruining a perfectly beat face. You can even put in on over makeup for touch ups!