Finding a concealer for oily skin can sometimes feel like the hardest job in the world. Okay, slight exaggeration but hear us out.
Having oily skin means you need a formula that wont 1. Slip and slide all over our face 2. Turn into an oil slick as soon as we step outside and 3. Be so drying that they make our faces look dry and cakey. No. Thank you
It goes without saying that mattifying concealer formulas will be your best friend if you have oily skin. Usually made without oil and containing ingredients designed to counteract and absorb excess oil, we’ve rounded up our favourite concealers created with oily skin in mind, to keep excess shine at bay and stay firmly put on your face.
Oh hey, smooth, mattified finish.
MAC COSMETICS STUDIO FIX 24-HOUR SMOOTH WEAR CONCEALER
Get seamless, blurred and buildable coverage with the MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix 24-Hour Smooth Wear Concealer. With a sponge-tip applicator for effortless application, this lightweight, fluid concealer provides a seamless, easy to blend and natural matte finish to the skin.
ESTÉE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR STAY-IN-PLACE FLAWLESS WEAR CONCEALER
For coverage that lasts (even on oily skin), you need the Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Flawless Wear Concealer. This flawless concealer offers full coverage that lasts for 24 hours, without feeling cakey, turning patchy, or creasing. The lightweight formula is transfer-resistant and has buildable coverage with a natural matte finish. Oh, and it’s free from oil.
URBAN DECAY STAY NAKED CONCEALER
Staying put for up to 24 hours, Stay Naked Concealer expertly covers imperfections whilst offering a real-skin matte finish. With a range of 25 shades to choose from and an innovative wave tip applicator to put you in total control of your coverage, this lightweight concealer sounds like your perfect match.
MAC COSMETICS PRO LONGWEAR CONCEALER
Conceal blemishes, dark spots, skin discolouration and undereye circles with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Concealer. This lightweight, liquid, long-lasting concealer deliver a comfortable matte finish to the skin, for a smooth and flawless look, that never creases and withstands the test of sweat and humidity.
NABLA CLOSE UP CONCEALER
Suitable for all skin types, including oily skin, the Close-Up Concealer from Nabla effectively covers imperfections, dark circles, redness and discoloration for a natural, flawless finish.
JOUER COSMETICS ESSENTIAL HIGH COVERAGE LIQUID CONCEALER
Formulated with Hyaluronic Acid and Resveratrol, the Jouer Essential High Coverage Liquid Concealer seamlessly delivers a smooth, creaseless matte finish. Designed to cover imperfections and colour correct the skin, this concealer is an oily-skin must-have.
MAKEUP REVOLUTION CONCEAL AND DEFINE CONCEALER
Treat your oily skin to the ultimate everyday concealer. With a lightweight, long wearing formula, Revolution’s Conceal and Define Concealer effortlessly covers blemishes, counteracts dark circles and adds definition for a smooth, matte finish.
E.L.F. COSMETICS 16HR CAMO CONCEALER
Meet your perfect matte match with the e.l.f. Cosetics 16HR Camo Concealer. This full-coverage, matte finish liquid concealer covers up imperfections and under-eye circles while giving your skin a moisturising boost and controlling excess oil, thanks to added avocado oil and kaolin clay.