You know what sucks? When you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror at 1pm to find your foundation has just completely bailed. Packed up and left. No note, no nothing.
You're suddenly left with a T-zone that looks like an oil slick, your enlarged pores are having a ✨moment✨ and you're pretty sure you can see your own reflection on your forehead.
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If you're a gal with oily skin, the whole foundation thing can be tricky. A bit of a s**t show, if you will.
You want something that’s light enough to look natural, but long-lasting enough to stick around for more than three seconds. Something that's on the g-damn task. All day.
But can you find it? Listen, it's a struggle.
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However, the good news is that there are a heap of good formulas out there that can do all of these things, plus more (make you eggs on toast, feed the dog etc.) - you've just gotta do a little (a lot) of digging around to find them.
Which is not... ideal. Because a lotta people (read: all of us) don't have the time or monies to spend on trying out a million different foundations.
That's why we did the hard work for you. We did! We really did.
We asked a bunch of women to tell us the absolute best foundations for oily skin. And here's what they had to say.