I would consider myself to have combination skin- oily in the t-zone but comfortable everywhere else. Yet, I still have a problem with oil coming through my makeup after a few hours. Its crazy! I’m currently using both a foundation and powder designed to mattify. But, nothing works as well without my newly found Urban Decay power couple.
Why Urban Decay?
For a few years now I’ve been using Urban Decay’s De-slick Oil Control Makeup Setting Spray. I like it. It doesn’t have a scent that I notice throughout the day and it feels nice when sprayed onto my face.
A few weeks ago I looked for a primer to help in my mattifying efforts. After looking at a few options I decided to try Urban Decay’s “Brightening and Tightening Complexion Primer Potion”. I thought sticking with the same brand would help each product to work better once used together AND I think I was right. The primer is lightweight and also has no noticeable scent. It applies easily to my skin and doesn’t feel greasy.
With just the spray I felt a difference in my makeup/skin and now with both the spray and primer I’m having much better results with lasting makeup than I did before. Which is great during the summer and long work shifts.
Urban Decay products are considered prestige and therefore cost more than drugstore products but I have always thought it was OK to budget for a few prestige skin care items that I know will make a difference in my skin. So, these are my two! Plus, its nice to earn those points at Ulta Beauty, where I buy all my prestige products, NYX brand and many other items throughout the year.
Want an affordable alternative?
As a more affordable option- I would recommend the L’Oreal Infallible makeup extender setting spray.
Have you tried these products? What do you think?
What products make a big difference for your skin?