Best Foundation For Oily Skin in Summers – Powder Foundation

As if it wasn’t already tough to find the best foundation for oily skin, which gives shine-free full coverage, replaces concealer for oily skin, and is the perfect match for you. Now Add summers to the mix and the problem gets bigger. So which one is the best foundation for summer oily skin?

And, how to get the glamorous airbrushed look, in the scorching summers of Pakistan? Please read on for our favorite full-coverage formulas of the best foundations for summer that gives a flawless finish.


Best Foundation for Summer oily skin

When you have oily skin, it is really tough to choose the right Skincare routine and long-wear makeup. Looking perfect on in the summers could be a struggle. As either the makeup cakes up and make you look fake. Or it literally melts and gets smudged and you end up looking like a clown. Either way, it’s definitely not a good sight.

But don’t you worry, we have some amazing on budget full coverage foundation options for you. You will not only look flawless throughout the day, but the light formula won’t clog your sebaceous glands. And your skin will feel great like the diva you are.

Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation

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L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Powder

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Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Pressed Powder

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What should the Best foundation for oily skin contain?

  • Okay, so the first thing you should do is look for is a makeup line specifically designed for oily skin. Like Fenty beauty by Rihana. Their formulas not only help keep the oils in check to make you look shine-free but can also prevent acne.
  • If your foundation has salicylic acid in it, that’s a keeper. The sebaceous glands in our skin secrete sebum or oil to lubricate our skin. This does get a bit out of control during summers. Using a salicylic acid-containing prevents the clogging of pores and acne.
  • Also, go for a non-comedogenic product, it is breathable, light, and doesn’t clog your pores.
  • Choose a full coverage foundation so you could skip concealer for oily skin, that’s one less product on your skin.

Here is a list of best foundation and concealer for oily skin easily available in Pakistan. We have personally tried them, so you can take our words for it:


Masarrat Misbah Makeup: Silk Full Coverage Foundation

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Masarrat Misbah foundation is the best locally made foundation for oily skin, specially designed for warm Pakistani weather. They have an amazing shade range, catering to all varieties of desi-complexions. Plus the formula is great. It is a full coverage foundation and yet breathable and light. And it gives a glamorous shine-free finish with controlling oil. MM foundation doesn’t require you to use a concealer for oily skin to hide your dark circles and scars. What’s amazing is this foundation works equally well for dry skin. Just use a moisturizer underneath for a flawless look.


Note Cosmetics: Luminous Foundation

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The note luminous foundations are another medium to full coverage foundation for oily skin. Although there is not much choice in the shade range, the available colors are pretty relatable. It gives a smooth matte finish which doesn’t feel or look dry. This great foundation controls oil and moisturizes the dry zones on the skin.  It is a long-wear foundation that keeps you shine-free for 8 to 12 hours straight. With the high coverage formula, you can skip concealer for dark circles. It will not settle in your fine lines instead it covers them nicely for an airbrushed look.


Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation

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Maybelline fit me has a plethora of shades, and it is specifically designed for oily skin. The shade range includes almost all skin colors and its amazing for a drugstore foundation. The Maybelline Fit me foundation has micro powders in its formula to give you the matte-finished shine-free look for the whole day. This medium to full coverage foundation gives a nice poreless look. And keep the oils on your skin in check by preventing the sebaceous glands from secreting a lot of sebum.


Neutrogena skin clearing Oil-Free Makeup

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Whenever there’s a talk about a skincare routine, the name Neutrogena always comes up. But Neutrogena is not limited to the skincare products only. It has some super cool and effective makeup products. These are non-comedogenic products containing salicylic acid.  The skin clearing foundation by Neutrogena clears the skin, unclog the pore, and controls the production of oil from sebaceous glands. This mineral foundation is a part of your skincare routine. Making it a great foundation for oily, acne-prone skin in summers. Though the shade range is not very extensive still it has a shade closer to everyone.


L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation


concealer for oily skin , full coverage foundationThe L’Oreal infallible foundation is a lightweight full-coverage formula, from an internationally renowned brand. It stays on for so long and keeps you shine-free. The oil control formula will create a matte finished look for oily skin. But it will not make your dry skin look flaky. There are plenty of choices in the shade range too, so you can get a perfect match for every skin tone.

I hope you like the article and got some great insights about drug store foundations for oily skins in summers. An amazing foundation if you can afford high-end brands is Fenty beauty. It has a wide variety in the shade range, almost perfect match for every color tone. It is perfect for oily skin and creates a matte finished look that stays on for a whole day. Do share with us your favorite foundation for oily skin in summers.

Otherwise, these drug store options are just wonderful to keep you shine-free and flawless throughout the summers. We hope you found the article informative, Let us know in the comments if you like our recommendations for the best foundations for summer oily skin. And your experience with concealer for oily skin.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is liquid foundation better for oily skin?

Women are always curious about having their full coverage make up products suit their skin tones. Liquid Foundation though can be called as not good for oily skin people so those of you who are looking for options for oily skin then all the research says that if you are using Liquid foundation than use Matte version of it, it will stay longer on your skin. Even matte foundations are the best foundations for oily skin in summer as well.

What makeup should I use for oily skin?

For Oily skin specifically, a person should use makeup products that are rich in Matte resolutions that will help you prevent oily clogged pores not visible and help you feel your look more natural and prominent. Here are some tips that will help you get your flawless look:

  • Use Mattifying products such as foundations 
  • The Use Matte coverage powder 
  • Use a setting spray to get a clear skin

Is Too Faced Foundation good for oily skin?

Yes, the reviews and FAQs say at official company link that Too Faced foundation works really well for oily skinned people who want to improve their looks, and if they consider wanting their skin tone looks not too matte then you have to use only one layer of too faced foundation for oily skin, it will work well.

What foundation is best for very oily skin?

The ranking of foundations for oily skins are not quite a few, there are dozens of products in the world that are listed best for oily skins, these are the best foundations for oily skin, though we can list some of the best foundations for oily skin:

  • Ever Mat Velvet 
  • Bare Minerals Matte Foundation SPF 15
  • L’Oréal Paris Infallible Matte Foundation
  • Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup
  • Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation
  • Lorac Perfection Foundation
  • Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup
  • Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation

Which primer is best for oily skin?

There is an eternity of companies which claims, that their primer will suit your oily skin, and being honest most of the products reviews are not acceptable, so most viewed and used primer for oily skin is claimed to be Smash box Photo finish Pore minimizing primer, it will help you have an oil-free skin.

Is Primer bad for oily skin?

Makeup is an essential part of a women’s routine but it can result badly if you do not care about your skin tone, so those who have oily skin, primer can be bad but it is not entirely responsible for clogged pores. Primer can be good for oily skin as well because it will help you get your perfect fit for lasting foundations.

Does primer stop oily skin?

Yes, research says that primers are worth use for oily skin, they will help you an oil-free tone, and for this firstly you have to let the primer fully absorbed on your skin before applying foundation. It will help you out have the oil-free tone or makeup.

Is Maybelline primer good for oily skin?

Yes, Reviews say that Maybelline primer works well for oily skin. Because most of the people with oily skin complain about having oily skin after using primers but maybe the product is not worth using. Maybelline primer is the perfect match for your oily skin.

How can I improve my oily skin?

You can improve your oily skin by doing a few simple routine changes it will help you have an oil-free skin:

  • Wash face frequently
  • Use of a perfect toner
  • The Use of patting through your hands to make face dry
  • Use of blotting paper
  • Facial mask frequent use
  • Moisturize your skin

How can I control my oily skin naturally?

Few remedies will help you control your oily skin naturally by using products that are available in our homes so let’s jump into it:

  • Washing face frequently
  • The Use of blotting paper
  • Use of Honey
  • A Use of cosmetic clay
  • Having oatmeal in diet
  • Use egg white and lemons
  • Almonds
  • Aloe vera 
  • Eat or drink Tomato juice

Maryam Kishwer

Maryam is a creative person at heart, Jack of all trades and master of none, but she prefers it that way. Mom to two amazing boys, a wanderers soul, dreamy-eyed painter, an early morning Yogi, and a writer.

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