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21 Amazing Foundations That Actually Work For Oily Skin

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best foundations for oily skin, and like always, they came through. Check out their list of faves!

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless Foundation

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"I recommend the Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless foundation. I have really oily skin, and this is basically the only foundation that really fits my skin and doesn’t leave it oily or make me break out." —bundles

Price: $7.49

2. Estee Lauder Double Wear

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"I swear it's liquid concrete for your face. Some days I don't even use a setting spray, and it still looks just as good at the end of the day as it did when I first put it on. It's a bit pricey, but worth every penny." —Brooklynn Carney, Facebook

Price: $43.38

3. Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation

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"I use the teeniest amount, and it makes a world of difference and doesn't look cakey. It looks flawless and natural, and I don't need concealer, primer, or powder! Oh, and it's vegan and cruelty-free. WIN!" —Anaid Lopez Chrietzberg, Facebook

Price: $35

4. Too Faced Born This Way Foundation

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"It's to die for! I use oil-free makeup due to my oily skin, but most of them have a tendency to dry my face out in key spots like the corner of my nose. Born This Way has coconut water for hydration, and it smells good, too. It is full coverage, but manages to be light and airy!" —Jamie Ann Chesser, Facebook

Price: $45

5. Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup

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"I love Clinique's Acne Solutions line because it's got salicylic acid in it, so it literally dries out your face while you're wearing it. I would recommend putting primer on underneath it, though." —Neelam Patel, Facebook

Price: $34.99

6. Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation

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"I had cystic acne and super oily skin about a year ago. Not only did this foundation wear perfectly over a long period of time, but it didn't cause any further breakouts or irritation for my skin. The brand uses more natural ingredients and still provides top quality. I definitely recommend using a primer and a setting powder in combination with any foundation if you tend to get oily, but this one wears the best of all the ones I've tried — and I worked at Sephora for two years." —Eden Price, Facebook

Price: $39.79

7. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Even Finish Foundation

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"It’s oil-free, lightweight, buildable, and overall very comfortable. It’s also basically magic because although it seems to dry and help control oil, it also hydrates the skin with shea butter." —lauraannh401272917

Price: $50

9. Revlon Colorstay Makeup for Combo/Oily Skin

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"I’ve always had super-oily skin (and living in Florida doesn’t help at all). I’ve tried so many different foundations, but this is the only one that literally won’t budge and won’t make me look like a total grease ball. And it’s only like $10." —kristinadee

Price: $9.99

11. L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation

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"I'm on my third tube, and it's so affordable and better than any high-end products I've tried at this point. I use it with my fave Stay Matte Primer from Rimmel. The drugstore really comes through for oily skin." —Anna Shivers, Facebook

Price: $10.59

13. Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick

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"I’ve had oily skin since I hit puberty, and I have tried every foundation under the sun. I swear by this and recommend it to any person with any kind of oily skin combination. I’ve had others that don’t look oily, but they ruin my skin. This leaves my skin flawless when it’s on and off." —christinedem

Price: $42

14. Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint

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"Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint is my holy-grail foundation. It’s medium coverage so my skin can breathe, and I’m getting enough coverage to have an even skin tone (while still looking natural). If you prefer full coverage, it builds beautifully without caking up. It keeps me oil-free throughout the day. BONUS: It’s SPF 30!" —samanthaz09040791

Price: $44

18. Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow! Liquid Foundation

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"I absolutely love Benefit Hello Flawless Oil-Free Oxygen Wow! It's super lightweight and is SPF 25, so if you're outside you don't need to worry about sunscreen on underneath your foundation. I have ridiculously oily skin, so the key for this foundation is that it's lighweight. But I always make sure to powder my face after and use Urban Decay All Nighter setting spray. Works like a charm!" —Andrea Longlade, Facebook

Price: $36

19. Diorskin Nude Air Serum

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"I am in love with the Dior Nude Air foundation. It'd be better if it had more shade diversity and a cheaper price, but it's so lightweight and does what I need it to do." —Deanna Fuller, Facebook

Price: $53

20. Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup

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"The most life changing combination I have ever used is Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector and Clinque Stay-Matte foundation. I have the oiliest and most sensitive skin on the face of the planet, and these products have given me the best skin I've ever had. Plus both have pretty clean ingredients. Literally nothing compares." —Kelsey Shaffer, Facebook

Price: $24

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