When you're born with oily skin, you are always on the lookout for foundation that can keep the whole face matte, cover your blemishes, and blur the pores. To save you from guesswork, we list down our best bets that can banish the shine without feeling too heavy and sticky on the skin:

1. The drugstore gem
Its formula dries to a  powdery, velvety finish—and it will stay that way for hours!

Maybelline White Superfrresh Liquid Powder, P349, at department stores

2. The feels-like-nothing on the skin
This featherweight foundation serum minimizes the appearance of pores and wrinkles while protecting the skin from the sun.

Perricone M.D. No Foundation Foundation Serum, at Rustan's

3. The gentle, hyrdrating find
Loaded with aloe and rose water, this foundation provides moisture on the skin without being too heavy. The semi-matte finish mimics the look of healthy skin.

The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation, at SM Megamall

4. The age-defying one
Apart from its mattifying abilities, this foundation is infused with Vitamin E and peptides that firms tired and saggy skin.


Mary Kay Timewise Matte-Wear Foundation, P785, at www.marykay.com.ph

5. The silky and light choice
Using just a few drops can cover all your secrets! Plus, it contains skincare ingredients that restore the youthful glow of your complexion.

Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Foundation, P3,500, at SM Aura

6. The long-wearing champion 
You'll never have to worry about your foundation melting off your face (thank you, oil glands) because of the fantastic long-lasting formula of this fresh finish foundation.

Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Fluide, at Rustan's 

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