The Best Makeup For Your Skin Type

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Whether you have a dry complexion or a high-shine T-zone, finding the right makeup routine for your skin type is crucial…and difficult. Since finding the best products on the market is a full-time job, we’ve handpicked everything from primer to bronzer so you don’t have to. Now all that’s left to do is fill your shopping cart.

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For Oily Skin

Always start with a primer that hides all traces of oil, then apply an oil-free foundation with a matte finish. To keep shine at bay, avoid cream or liquid blushes and bronzers, and set makeup with a translucent powder.

For Dry Skin

Dry skin needs all the moisture it can get. Start with a hydrating primer and give skin a dewy glow with a creamy foundation. Provide color by way of a cream blush or liquid bronzer.

For Aging Skin

Powdered products can settle into fine lines and make wrinkles appear deeper. Start your makeup routine with a blurring primer to get a smooth base, then apply a light-diffusing foundation to make skin look even and flawless. A liquid blush and highlighter make skin look youthful and fresh.

For Combination Skin

Combination skin requires a bit of strategy. Apply a hydrating primer on dry areas like cheeks and forehead, then a mattifying primer on oily areas like your T-zone. A hydrating balm foundation makes skin look dewy without getting too greasy. To keep makeup looking flawless all day, carry a few blotting sheets to remove excess oils.