It’s understandable why anyone with oily skin seems especially picky about foundation. Who wants to see their masterfully applied makeup melt away by midday? No one.

Luckily, mattifying foundations exist to ease the struggle against overambitious oil glands. We’ve rounded up 5 formulas made especially for oily and acne-prone skin.

1. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation, P700
This foundation is designed to keep your skin from oiling up through heat, sweat, and humidity. It’s enriched with perlite technology, which does two important things. One, it brightens your face so you look extra glowy. Two, it de-slicks shiny skin for up to 24 hours.

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2. NYX Stay Matte Liquid Foundation, P640
Although this liquid base leads the way to a shine-free face, it won’t leave your skin looking flat. The demi-matte formula lasts long after you apply it, so midday touch-ups will no longer be necessary.

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3. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Foundation, P399
You’ll look airbrushed IRL with this cult-fave foundation. A few swipes across your face neutralizes redness and renders pores invisible. The formula also contains micro-powders that suck up excess sebum without drying out your skin.

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4. Naturactor Cover Face Concealer Foundation, P620
This skin-loving foundation not only obscures imperfections, it also treats them while you wear it. It’s spiked with vitamin E and jojoba oil: goodies that offer just the right amount of moisture for greasy skin. Expect a full-coverage finish that passes for bare skin.

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5. VMV Hypoallergenics Skin Savvy 60 Foundation, P1,875
When you use this featherlight skin tint, you get the added benefit of SPF60. The formula absorbs excess oil on the spot, evens out your skin tone over time, and even makes your face feel more supple after use. If you have an oily skin type but enjoy the Korean dewy glow, this is the foundie for you!

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