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Unless you have oily skin, you won’t understand the struggles of maintaining a shine-free complexion in Singapore’s hot and humid weather. You have to give your skin adequate hydration to prevent your sebum glands from overproducing oil. You have to prevent your foundation from looking too dewy – because you would then become a greaseball by noon. And you have to find a foundation that doesn’t dry out your skin even while keeping your complexion looking fresh and matte the entire day.
Yes, it seems hard. But you just need to remember two key things besides getting a foundation with a matte finish. One: go for one with hydrating ingredients worked into its formula – it will help stave off overactive sebum production. Two: Go for one with a breathable formula so it doesn’t suffocate your skin and make it produce more sebum. Here are the best mattifying foundations that are good for oily skin.