10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin

Hi everyone,

We all want to have something from MAC in our kit. And nothing is better than a compact powder that you can keep in your bag and use it for touch-ups whenever necessary. However, you must buy one that suits your skin type. If you have oily skin, then your compact melts, clogs pores and leads to breakout, it is better not to opt for it at all. I have listed down the best MAC compacts for oily skin in this post. If you are a oily skinned beauty, pick any one of this and your money won’t go wasted.

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin

1. MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC studio fix

This is an amazing option for oily skinned beauties in summer. You won’t even need a foundation, if you use this compact. It provides medium to full coverage and does not melt in sweat. It prevents oil secretion and keeps the face oil-free throughout the day. The non-cakey, non-setting finish looks absolutely flawless and you will keep repurchasing it, if you start using this once.

2. MAC Next to Nothing Powder Pressed:

This is a creamy lightweight formula which provides natural radiance to the face. The silky soft texture which has a micro light boosters provide a glow to the face. It offers sheer to medium coverage which has long staying formulae. It is an oil-free and paraben-free formula which is completely safe for the face.

3. MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC Mineralize Skinfinish

If you want your skin to look dewy without looking oily, this compact is a must have in your stash. The illuminating particles in the compact make the skin look radiant and glowing. It gives a very sheer coverage and makes the skin look natural and healthy. It never clogs pores and oily skinned beauties can use it without any doubt.

4. MAC Pro Longwear Pressed Powder:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC Pro Longwear Pressed Powder

This compact feels smooth, soft, and lightweight on the skin. It provides sheer to medium coverage and does not look cakey on the skin. It lasts really long on the skin without making the face greasy and muddy. It makes the skin look radiant in photographs. If you want your compact to keep shine away and brighten up the dull skin, this one is your ideal choice.

5. MAC Prep + Prime Colour Correcting Compact:

If you are avoiding cream based color correcting products as they make your face greasy, this one can be your savior. It is available in color correcting shades like lavender, orange and green and each one targets a specific skin issue. You can pick the one according to your need and that will be definitely taken care of. This powder absorbs excess oil and allows the makeup to last really long.

6. MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish Double Gleam

This is a creamy powder formula which has a silver glitter with champagne gold accents. This will provide a luxurious finish to the skin which will make the face shine just like a celebrity. This is suitable for all skin types and is dermatologically tested so that it will not cause any breakouts on your skin.

7. MAC Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing powder/Pressed:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC Prep+PrimeTransluscent Powder

This is an all time favourite translucent powder to set your makeup and make it stay all day long. To avoid the messiness of loose powders, MAC has launched it in compact formulation. Now, you can keep it in your bag and soak the excess oil and sweat whenever you need.

>h3>8. MAC Studio Careblend Pressed Powder:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC Studio Careblend Pressed Powder

Studio Careblend Pressed Powder has a super comfortable, weightless cream-like feel on skin. It provides sheer to medium coverage with perfect skin adhesion that helps to create a more flawless, refined look to skin. It also ensures that the powder will be non-drying, non-powdery and extremely comfortable to wear for all skin types.

9. MAC Select Sheer Pressed Powder:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC select sheer and pressed powder

This powder gives a very sheer, brightening effect on the skin without clogging the pores or making the face oily. It gives a silky smooth effect even if your skin is very oily. So you need not worry about the climate outside and it will suit you in all seasons! The silky matte finish suits oily skin beautifully and you can definitely choose this for daily use.

10. MAC Blot Powder/Pressed:

10 Best MAC Compacts for Oily Skin MAC Blot Powder

MAC Blot Powder is a sheer coverage pressed powder meant to be used on foundation, in order to keep the skin looking matte and oil-free. It never feels heavy on the skin and keeps shine away for really long. The translucent colour does not interfere with your foundation tone which is a huge pro. If you are planning to wear heavy foundations in the upcoming wedding parties, this can set your makeup for really long.

I have oil mines on my skin (I am sure I will find them out some day and then I will be richer than the Sheikhs in Dubai :P) and I love my studio fix powder plus foundation. once after that gets over, I may buy the blot powder. Which one is going to be your pick? Do let us know!

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