If you have oily skin, you know what a battle it is to keep your makeup from running down or looking greasy. But with a few tips and tricks, it’s totally possible to achieve flawless makeup even for those with an oily skin type. Here’s the guide you need to follow when it comes to makeup for oily skin...
Swear by a toner
 

Swear by a toner

You need to ensure that the oil in your skin is balanced out before you start applying makeup. A toner will help suck in the oil and prep your skin for the makeup. We suggest you rely on the Lakmé Absolute Pore Fix Toner because it’s light on the skin, sucks in the oil and removes all the bacteria from your skin.

Prep your skin
 

Prep your skin

As makeup base, oily skin deserves something that mattifies the skin so the makeup doesn’t run down once it’s applied. You can do this by relying on the Lakmé Skin Gloss Gel Crème, which works wonders as a primer. It contains hydrating minerals that your skin drinks up immediately. Its water-based gel crème formula leaves a flawless matte-like effect on your skin.

Remember that less is more
 

Remember that less is more

If you happen to have oily skin, you need to ensure that your base makeup is as light as possible so your face doesn’t feel caked up. We suggest you dot on the Lakmé 9 to 5 Weightless Mousse Foundation all over your visage for natural coverage. It's matte finish is perfect to hide imperfections without altering the colour of your skin.

Seal the base
 

Seal the base

In order to control the shine on your face, make sure you reach out for a compact that seals your base makeup and leaves your face looking matte. We’ve been swearing by the Lakmé 9-to-5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact, which contains Vitamins that have the power to smoothen up your skin and absorb all the oil thereby giving you a natural finish.

Line your peepers
 

Line your peepers

Since oily skin is generally greasy and sweaty, you need to make sure you go for a liner that’s smudge proof and long-lasting. For that, you need to use the Lakmé Absolute Gloss Artist Liner that gives the deepest black smudge-proof stroke in one go and lasts all through the day.

Play up your cheeks
 

Play up your cheeks

A powder blush works best for oily skin and you should opt for the Lakmé 9-to-5 Pure Rouge Blusher range that won’t look cakey on your face. Instead, it will make your cheeks naturally rosy without looking overdone. Finish off with a lipstick of your choice and your makeup is set!