9 Best Foundations for Oily, Acne Prone Skin

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Here, I am back with yet another much-required post. Foundations are something which we all require in our daily lives. Be it any skin type, foundations are extremely important. Thus, today, I am listing down some of the best foundations for oily, acne prone skin. People with acne prone skin type need to double check before buying a foundation, as they don’t want to get into the trouble of severe acne and any more skin issues.

A young woman applied liquid foundation on her face with a brush

So, have a look at the list given below and pick your choice!

1. Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Foundation with SPF 10:


This is one of those luxury foundations which last throughout the day easily. The foundation is incredibly lightweight, and thus, both oily and dry skin types can use this foundation. The coverage is medium but you can build it as per your requirement. And, the biggest bonus with this foundation is that it does not causes breakouts, and thus, perfect for oily, acne prone skin. No doubt it is pricey but definitely worth a try!

2. The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation:


This is one of the best foundations by The Body Shop. The foundation has a serum-like texture and it blends into the skin instantly. The foundation makes the skin look really fresh and has a glow which does not look over the top. It does not oxidize on the face and will cover the shine and oil of oily skin types. Even, people with oily skin type can just set once over this foundation and they are ready to go for the entire day.

3. MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation:

This foundation is tailor-made for oily skin types. This has a 2-in-1 formula of both powder and foundation. This one settles into the skin to a velvety finish and will still make your skin very much breathable. It settles into a non-cakey finish and the best part is that it reduces the appearance of your pores to a great extent. Also, the foundation controls oil and shine on your face, and thus, perfect for oily skin type.

4. Clinique Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15:


It comes with an oil-free formula, which is very comfortable on the skin especially for oily skin type. The best part about this foundation is that it works a long way into your skin. The broad-spectrum formula helps to reduce the dark spots and also reduce the aging signs from your skin. With an added sun protection of SPF 15, it is perfect for day time too.

5. Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick:


The foundation has a stick formula which is perfect for oily skin type. This foundation stick controls the oil and shine on the skin and is very comfortable. It does not clog your pores and is very comfortable and lightweight on the skin. Also, it does not cause any breakouts, and thus, it is perfect for oily, acne prone skin.

6. MAC Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation:


Another offering from MAC especially curated for oily, acne prone skin. It has a satin finish which is very comfortable for oily skin. With its innovative gel based system, the coverage is buildable, and thus, you can build it up as per your convenience. It is dermatologically and ophthalmologist tested and is perfect for acne prone skin.

7. Chambor Enriched Revitalising Make Up Foundation:


It is a dermatologically tested long wear foundation which contains hop extracts which are perfect for oily skin type. This foundation also works in making the skin firm and reducing the signs of aging. It contains SPF 18 which makes it a perfect foundation for day wear. The foundation is enriched with Gingko Biloba extracts which control the breakouts of the skin and keeps the skin healthy and clean.

8. NYX Professional Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation:


This is an oil-free and water based formula which is perfect for oily skin type. It is enriched with minerals which keep the shine and oil away from your face for an entire day. It has a matte finish which provides full coverage to the skin. And, the USP with this foundation is that the foundation is not completely matte; it has a luminous finish.

9. L’Oreal Paris Infallible 24 H Powder Foundation:


This foundation comes in a powdered form which is perfect for oily, acne prone skin. The powdered foundation has very fewer chances of breakouts, and thus, is perfect for acne prone and sensitive skin type. The foundation settles into a powdered finish which gives a matte but velvety finish to the skin. This has a non-drying texture which is very comfortable on the skin.

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