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How to Get Rid of Oil: Blotting Papers and More

Blotting papers? Blotting powder? Blotting sticks?! While trying to control oily skin might feel like an impossible task, you can transform your complexion with the right products.

Trying to get oily skin under control? While blotting papers have been trendy for a while now, they're far from being the only solution for dealing with shine.

With so many different options out there, you don’t need to live with an oily face. Here's everything you need to know about getting beautifully matte skin and fresh-looking makeup.

 

How to Get Rid of Oil: Blotting Papers and More

 

Oil-Blotting Papers


Blotting papers can be great for a quick fix. If you find your T-zone getting oily by midday, blotting papers are perfect. However, if you have seriously oily skin, papers are next to useless.

Oil-blotting papers are meant for normal or combination skin, so don’t expect miracles. If you want a quick fix for occasional oil, stash some blotting papers in your bag.


Blotting Sticks


If you have oily skin and blotting papers don’t make a dent, upgrade to a blotting stick. Benefit the POREfessional License to Blot Oil-Blotting Stick can totally transform your skin.

Use a blotting stick to target oily spots for a long-lasting matte look. In fact, Benefit's stick lasts for an impressive six hours. Use it solo or over your makeup.


Blotting Powder


If you're on the hunt for an oil-reducing solution with a tint, you’ll love BECCA Blotting Powder Perfector. Use it to set your makeup in the morning for a long-lasting matte look. Grab the tinted formula for an added glow, or opt for the translucent setting powder.

 

 

How to Get Rid of Oil: Blotting Papers and More

 

Oil-Control Spray


Want long-lasting makeup and all-day matte look? You'll love Skindinavia The Makeup Primer Spray in Oil Control. This lightweight fixative creates a barrier over your skin to prevent makeup from settling into your pores or sliding off. The spray also keeps excess oil from building up.


Oil-Control Masks


For a long-term fix, use a top-quality skincare product such as Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask at least once a week. In just five minutes, it’ll unclog your pores, deep-clean your skin, and prevent oil build-up.

For more anti-shine fixes, visit our oily skincare shop. A cleanser, toner, or treatment upgrade may be just what you need to keep shine at bay.

 

How to Get Rid of Oil: Blotting Papers and More