Top 5 foundations for oily skin (drugstore version)

by Asima Butt
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Top 5 foundations for oily skin (drugstore version)

Foundation is the most important step of our makeup routine and without it any makeup look is incomplete. Foundation is actually a base that is use to make your skin even tone, moisturized, sometime change your color tone and hide any blemishes. There are heap amount of foundation available in market some are for dry skin. Some of them for oily and combination skin.

Which one will suits you best it can only be decided if you try it on your own or select your foundation with recommendation of people who have your skin type. But it is not always helpful as everyone has their own skin type and something may be helping for other. But it might not necessarily suite your skin the way it suite someone else skin. But it might worth giving the try as we are going to discuss about some foundation that has work best for my oily skin.

Well my skin type is quite oily and it is hard for some foundation to spend at least 4-6 hours on my skin. So you can relate if you have oily skin as well and try these for your skin as well. You might get lucky to find your holy grail.

Purpose for this article is to tell you about drugstore choices as no one want to so much money on high-end foundation if you can get it in drugstore option. There are few drugstore foundation that I have tried and I am loving them.

Here are some of my drugstore holy grail foundations for oily skin:


1-L’oreal infallible 24 hours matte foundation:


This foundation is my holy grail in drugstore foundation. I can tell it is very close dupe to the Estee Lauder double wear foundation. This foundation is very helpful for keeping my makeup in place for 4-5 hours. It’s application is smooth and never forget to apply a good primer for pore filling effects. As it might sunk into the pores.

2-Rimmel stay matte mousse foundation:


This is one of my favourite for oily skin and textured skin as well. As it has small silicone like particles which help to smooth out any texture and pores. This one has thick mouse like texture but it further application is very good and doesn’t feel very heavy on skin. This foundation has few color shade so it is a big turn off as you might difficult to find your perfect color.

3-Meybelline superstay foundation:


This is my another holy grail drugstore foundation for oily skin and it is exact and close dupe of mac studio fix fluid. This foundation has all the qualities of mac foundation. It is flawless and medium to full coverage. You might not believe it at first that is a drugstore foundation. I use it for everyday use and you can reduce the pigment by adding a little bit of moisturizer in it.

4-Revlon colorstay foundation:


This is a very good and another close dupe of the Estee Lauder double wear foundation. I have done its comparison test and I was amazed by the results. As it showed the same amount of coverage and last for 4-5 hours on my skin in summers. It has 2 type of formulas for dry and combination(or oily) skin.

5-kryolan aquacolor wet cake:


I know this is old fashion and most of the people might have not even seen its use in common. But this is the one of the best wet cakes i have ever used. I have  using it for years in summers or winters and it never failed me. Yes! it looks flawless on skin has quite high coverage for being a wet cake. It keeps my oil at bay but when some of the oil come through the foundation, my face gives very beautiful healthy glow.It can last more than  hours on my skin in winters while in summer it stays for 4-5 hours.

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zvodretiluret December 6, 2018 - 8:00 am

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