As you know, skin has many types: oily skin, dry skin, acne-prone skin, and sensitive skin. I’m sure every skin type has its own problem. But the very disturbing skin type is oily, am I right? It’s because having oily skin will make your skin easy to look dull, get acne, or skin breakout. But the positive side of this skin type is that it can prevent premature aging because it can protect your skin’s elasticity.
That’s why you should be grateful for your skin type even if sometimes you feel it’s very disturbing. I know you still can’t accept your skin type because it has a lot of negative sides and is one of the problems when you wear makeup. People with oily skin tend to have greasy makeup and their makeup will easy to get melted.
But girls, you just don’t know the technique of using makeup. So, at this time, we will give you some techniques and tutorials about matte and long-lasting makeup ideas. I’m sure, this makeup will stay all day without being greasy or even melting. Do you feel excited about this topic? Me either! Okay, let’s start the topic!
Matte and Long-Lasting Makeup for Oily Skin Tutorial
1. Always Preparing Your Skin Well with Skincare
I know you will thinking having oily skin should avoid skincare before using makeup. Because it will the first thing that triggers your makeup greasy. But girls, this technique is totally wrong! You should wear skincare to protect your skin from chemical makeup. And if you can choose the right skincare, your makeup won’t get greasy or even melt.
For those who are still beginners, here are some tips for you to wear skincare before putting on makeup. First, you should choose skincare that has a watery texture to make it easy to absorb into your skin. You should avoid using skincare that has a thick texture because it will trigger your skin more oily and make your face oily. Furthermore, you can apply less product and make sure you blend it well.
2. Don’t Forget About Primer to Make Your Makeup Flawless
Next, the product that you think is not important but actually, it can help you to hold the oil on your face. Do you know what it is? Yes, you’re right! Primer is the right answer. That’s why someone who is pro at makeup never leaves this step.
Choosing the right primer for your oily skin is so easy! You just have to consider the texture. If the product has a silicone texture, then it’s the right primer for you. I know you will ask, why should silicone texture? It’s because it can blur your big pores and hold the oil on your face. So, your makeup will stay longer and look flawless.
3. Choose Matte Finish Foundation
Moving on to the complexion, we recommend you choose a lightweight foundation that has a matte finish. By using a matte finish foundation, you will help your makeup to prevent greasy or melting because this is one of the things that you can do to hold the oil on your face.
And the way you apply the foundation also can determine the finish of the makeup. You can do a layering technique to prevent your makeup greasy or melted. Furthermore, you should make sure you blend the foundation well until it merges with your skin.
4. Concealer to Cover Your Blemishes
If the foundation is not enough to cover your blemishes, you don’t have to feel worried! Because concealer will be the best solution for you. The concealer has high coverage over the foundation, this is why it’s very helpful to cover your imperfections.
For those who have oily skin, you can choose liquid concealer, but it’s fine if you prefer cream concealer. You can start to apply the product to the area that needs extra coverage. Furthermore, you can wait a few minutes until the condition is half-dry to get the full coverage effect. Then, you can continue to blend it slowly with a wet sponge.
5. Set Your Base Makeup Using Loose Powder
Now, it’s time for you to set your base makeup! Because this is the key to having matte makeup and preventing greasy makeup. For people with oily skin, you can use a loose powder or translucent powder that can hold the oil on your face.
And you can use a baking technique if you want your makeup long-lasting or if want to attend special occasions. To do this technique is so easy, girls! You just have to take a lot of powder with your sponge. Then, put it on the area where you put the concealer and easy to get oil. Furthermore, you can wait for a few seconds and blend it using a powder brush if you feel it’s already set.
6. Contour to Give a Dimension to Your Face
After you use a powder, your face will lose its dimensions and your face look flat. So, to overcome this problem you can use contour. Besides bringing back the dimensions, using contour can also make your makeup look more natural.
But remember, you should choose 1-2 shades below your skin tone to prevent the tacky look. And also, we recommend you wear a powder contour that helps you to hold the oil on your skin. Use contour under the cheekbone, jawline, hairline, and nose to get the perfect face shape.
7. Get the Blushy Cheeks with Blush
Matte makeup will make your face look pale. Therefore, you need to give a touch of color to your cheeks by wearing a blush. Some people will prefer a cream blush because it can give natural blushy cheeks. But for those who have oily skin, we don’t recommend using a liquid or cream product. Instead of making your makeup natural, it’s just giving a greasy and cakey look. So, powder texture will be very suitable for your skin type.
To balance this makeup, I think blush that has a neutral color like nude or peach gonna be the right choice. After you choose your blush color, you can continue to apply it to the apple of your cheeks. You can bring it up to give a V shape face effect. Don’t forget to use a blush brush and blend it well to prevent the tacky look.
8. Natural Eyebrows Shape
For the eyebrows, you can adjust to the occasion or place that you want to go. But, if you want to use this makeup every day, you can choose natural eyebrows shape. Because this kind of eyebrows will give a younger look, and make your makeup look more natural.
Getting natural eyebrows is so easy! You just have to brush your eyebrows with a spoolie brush. Then, fill in the blank space using an eyebrows pencil. Furthermore, you can use mascara brows to set your hair brows. And clean up the messy line with a concealer.
9. Nude or Brown Color Eyeshadow
Now, get into the eye makeup and the very fun part. For the eyeshadow, you should keep it natural but make sure you can choose the color that can live up to your eyes. So, our choice falls into nude or brown colors. Both of these colors maybe looks natural, but it never fails to make your eyes prettier.
First, you can apply a light color eyeshadow all over your eyes. Then, you can continue to use a darker color on the crease area. After you blend the eyeshadow, you can use a dark brown color on your outer corner to give a deep eye effect. Blend all the eyeshadow until it looks like the gradation. Furthermore, wear a shimmer eyeshadow to your inner corner. Do the same thing to your lower eyes.
10. Eyeliner to Make Your Eyes Sharper
This is an optional step because you can skip it if you don’t want. But if you have small eyes or want to make your eyes sharper, we recommend you use it. Because eyeliner can define your eyes, and also make your eyes look longer.
For the beginner or make it easy to draw the line, you can choose a type of eyeliner that has a small tip end. Then, you can draw the line from the inner corner to your outer corner. At the end of the eyes, you can add a small wing to give a longer effect. As the last touch, you can use a cotton bud to clean up the messy line.
11. Use False Lashes to Complete Your Eye Makeup
The last part of your eye makeup! Do you know what the thing that can complete and live up your eye makeup is? Yes, you’re right! False lashes are the right answer! Because it will make your lashes looks thicker and longer which is great to balance the eyeshadow and the eyeliner. You can adjust the shape of the lashes to your needs and the occasion.
Before you put on the lashes, you can curl your lashes first using an eyelash curler. You should be careful of doing this step because it can hurt your eyes. Then, apply the mascara to your upper and lower lashes. Furthermore, apply the lashes after the mascara dries. And voila! Your eye makeup is done!
12. Highlighter to Make a Fake Glowing Skin
No matter how matte your makeup is, you still need to give a glow to your skin. This is the key to making your makeup look natural and look like your real skin is flawless. So, you need the help of a highlighter! I know for some people, this product will make your makeup tacky, but if you know how to use it, I’m sure you will love it!
So, if you want your makeup to stay natural, you can choose the color of highlighter based on your skin tone. And for those who are still beginners, we will give you some tips to choose the highlighter. First, for people with light skin, you can use a champagne color highlighter. Then, a gold color highlighter for people with dark skin. Lastly, a rose gold highlighter if you have pink undertone skin. Furthermore, you can apply the highlighter on the cheekbone, browbone, nose, and chin.
13. Nude and Matte Lipstick
Get into the girl’s favorite part and I’m sure you’ve been waiting for this part. Yes, lipstick! Who doesn’t love wearing it? Even someone who doesn’t love to wear makeup still uses lipstick. Because this product is popular to make your face look fresh and pretty without any effort. Now, for this makeup, you can use nude and matte lipstick. Or you can also do ombre lips if you want.
Start with concealing the dark line on your lips with concealer. This step will make your lipstick color more pop out than usual. Then, you can continue to use nude lipstick all over your lips. You may stop in here if you feel it’s already enough. But if you want to do ombre lips, you can use darker color lipstick. Furthermore, apply it to the inner of your lips and blend it until it looks like the gradation.
14. Lock Your Makeup with Setting Spray
The last step of this makeup tutorial is setting spray. Do you know the function of using setting spray? People who are still beginners will be confused about the answer. But you don’t have to worry because we will answer the question. The setting spray has the function to lock your makeup so it can stay all day without any cakey or greasy.
Also, setting spray can make your makeup looks not powdery, especially matte makeup using a lot of powder products. And for you who have oily skin, you can choose a setting spray that has a matte finish too to hold the oil on your skin. Believe me, your makeup will be long-lasting and flawless after you spray it all over your face.
Now, your makeup is done! What do you think about this makeup? I’m sure you will love it because this makeup will make you look pretty and suitable for any occasion. And, you can say goodbye to greasy and melted makeup, because your makeup will be long-lasting and flawless all day long. I hope you can follow this tutorial easily! And enjoy this matte and long-lasting makeup ideas for oily skin.