Oily skin can be fresh and pretty with mineral makeup!

During the summer, most of us experience increased shine on our faces, and for gals with oily skin it’s a year-round battle. I checked in with Christine our Makeup Artistry specialist, to get some advice:

First, she has noted that since she began using Dream Tint Tinted Moisturizer, her skin has balanced out and is not as oily. Often, if there is not enough moisture in the skin, the sebaceous glands will become overactive. What a paradox!

If serious shine-control is still needed, a great first step is Absence Oil Control Primer under your foundation. It controls oil without affecting the moisture, so it won’t dry out the skin (starting the cycle over again). Apply it with the Foundation Brush and remember that a little goes a long way!

For the occasional (or persistent) oily moment, the Facial Blotting Papers are great in your purse or at your desk. We all love these because you are not just piling on more product, but actually removing the excess oil. I also put my business cards in the elegant case, so I have cards and blotting papers on hand and I am ready for business!

Finally, Christine recommends that we blot with the Facial Blotting Papers first, THEN apply PureMatte Finish Powder, Brush-Me Matte, etc.

This way, the excess oil is removed and then the rice starch in the Matte powders are there to absorb for the rest of the day or night.

I don’t know about you, but I feel fresh and ready to face the day (and night)!

  1. The blotting papers? They can be used with any kind of makeup or with none at all, but you will probably have to use more of them 😉

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