7 Oil-Free Foundations Byrdie HQ Swears By

Dacy Knight


Oil-free foundations are a saving grace in summer months when humidity is at its high and makeup is literally melting off your face. But for those with sensitive, oily, or acne-prone skin, oil-free foundations can prove to be beneficial year-round. If you have temperamental skin, you can still achieve a flawless full-coverage finish without clogging your pores thanks to one of our favourite picks below.

The best oil-free foundations leave skin with a clean, matte look while continuing to absorb oil and reduce shine throughout the day. Coverage will feel more lightweight and breathable than their oil-based counterparts, so you can bid adieu to congested pores and subsequent breakouts. Even better, many of these formulas contain ingredients that actively improve skin during wear, leaving your complexion looking even more radiant once you rinse off your makeup.

Keep scrolling for seven oil-free foundations that won't clog your pores.

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