7 Best Water Based Foundations For Oily Skin

Foundations For Oily Skin

Women with oily skin often find it challenging to apply heavy makeup for a long time. They find it difficult to get the exact kind of makeup for a comfortable wear. Ideally liquid foundations are quite dewy and can look too shiny on oily skin.



Therefore it is ideal to choose a water based foundation that is lightweight and will give a matte complexion. A fresh shine-free skin will be achieved. Here are 7 best water based foundations that are suitable for oily skin:

Water Based Foundations For Oily Skin

Clarins Ever Matte Oil-Free Foundation

Clarins Ever Matte Oil-Free Foundation



This water-base light textured foundation gives an even smooth complexion for a long lasting makeup. The skin is mattified and any visible shine and oil is absorbed immediately.

The high water retention allows it to keep the skin soft and maintain its pH balance. It does not dry the skin instead gives a beautiful velvety complexion. The SPF 15 makes it an ideal wear for daytime makeup as it protects the skin from the sun.

Stila Natural Finish Oil-Free Makeup

Stila Natural Finish Oil-Free Makeup





This is another name to include in water base foundations. It gives a satiny finish to the skin without being heavy and suitable for day to day makeup looks. Its texture is ultra-light and forms as a semi-matte medium coverage on the face. The skin is naturally revived and illuminated. The complexion is refined and enhanced with a radiant glow.

Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Makeup

Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Makeup

As the name suggests it boost oxygen and enlivens the complexion. It gives an unmatched natural finish and creates a subtle angelic glow.




Its innovative oxygen infusing contents nourishes the skin leaving it plump and smooth. Its multivitamin ingredients reduce signs of fatigue and aging to rejuvenate the complexion for a softer feel.

Estee Lauder Invisible Fluid Makeup

Estee Lauder Invisible Fluid Makeup

This water based makeup endowed with ultra-light texture creates a radiant flawless coverage without being heavy and softly melts into the skin. It gives a velvety complexion and gently blends on the skin illuminating it. Available in a variety of shades it is suitable for every complexion, it boosts the skin tone.

Laura Mercier Oil Free Supreme Foundation

Laura Mercier Oil Free Supreme Foundation

This premium range of foundation is unique as it is feather light in texture yet capable of giving a full and longtime coverage.

It gives a luxurious feel and revives the complexion by reducing pores and diminishing fine lines and wrinkles. It does not crease, fade or wear off easily and settles on skin for a long lasting smooth complexion.

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Rimmel Stay Matte Foundation

Rimmel Stay Matte Foundation

This water based foundation can give long hours of smooth comfortable makeup without being shiny and greasy. It stays put for hours and settles for a uniformly even look. The cucumber controls shine and sweat and chamomile calms the skin in hot humid climate. You will get a fresh and amazing look.

Chanel Perfection Lumiere Long Wear Flawless Fluid Makeup

Chanel Perfection Lumiere Long Wear Flawless Fluid Makeup

This is another classic high end foundation that gives all kinds of comfort to the skin. Designed specifically to control shine and greasiness, it is endowed with lightweight properties , but stays for very long hours and gives a perfect finish with visibly no signs of lines, spots or acne scars.

It spreads effortlessly on skin and gives a seamless blendable look. These are some of the water based foundations suitable to give lightweight yet flawless coverage for oily skin.



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