Say goodbye to shine, with our pick of the best matte makeup and skincare must-haves.
From skincare to powder, lipstick and more, look no further for perfect matte beauty products.
Benefit The POREfessional: Agent Zero Shine
A dual-ended mattifying magic wand, Agent Zero Shine comprises both brush and powder. Perfect for blotting shine on the move, we love how effective this beauty is over makeup. Setting fresh makeup in place and revitalising your face after several hours, it has become a makeup bag must-have. Simply twist the brush up, then shake out some powder into a lid; making the most of this multi-tasking mattifier.
Clarins Pore Perfecting Mattifying Kit
Inside this gorgeous gold case is a mattifying kit which combines a compact, applicator and blotting papers to boot. The transparent powder perfectly sets makeup, ensuring a matte effect, whilst the blotting papers eliminate shine. Creating a smooth surface for skin, Clarins’ brand new kit adds an amazing matte option to proceedings.
Jurlique Rose Silk Finishing Powder
A gentle, luxurious finishing powder, this rose silk Jurlique number is elegant and softening. Created to balance skin, simply pat over makeup with the integral powder puff applicator and seal or refresh. Translucent for a subtle effect, you can also use on moisturised makeup-free days, offering light coverage and to blot shine. Jurlique are a natural, botanical brand, which we really love here at SN.
HD Brows Eyeshadow Palette
This HD Brows palette comprises five intense shades including matte options which offer an incredible effect. Ideal if you’re looking for a mattifying eyeshadow, there are several different colour options to choose between. Pick either Foxy, Bombshell or Vamp, depending on preference and skin tone. Antioxidant components such as vitamins C and E nourish skin too.
MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour
The new rich and bold Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour adds a mattifying pop of colour to your pout. Available in a vast array of shades, we love the vibrant Divine Divine. Sliding onto lips like a gloss, the colour then sets matte, and stays put too. This lippy’s finish is one of timeless glamour, exuding a beautiful, strong makeup look.
Estee Lauder The Mattifier Shine Control Perfecting Primer + Finisher
For use over cleansed and moisturised skin, this perfect primer can be applied as a base for makeup or simply to mattify skin if you’re seeking a more natural look. Creating a smooth face minus any excess oil, makeup is then given the ideal foundation. Cosmetics stay put, without any unwanted glide and your face appears balanced too.
Clinique Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder
This brilliant pressed powder comes complete with applicator sponge and can be found in a variety of shades, including Invisible Matte which we sampled. An amazing product for use on top of foundation, it sets makeup in place and also offers on-the-move refreshment. Removing any unwanted shine, the powder is natural and softening.
Vichy Normaderm Beautifying Anti-Blemish Care
This mattifying moisturiser from Vichy assists skin prone to excess sebum and creates a hydrating effect. Use on cleansed skin, whether underneath makeup or alone, safe in the knowledge it will work hard to target blemishes too.
Vichy Dermablend Covermatte Compact Powder Foundation SPF25
A matte compact foundation offering complete coverage, this product is brand new from Vichy’s Dermablend collection. Infused with salicylic acid, the compact is particularly helpful for treating oily skin prone to breakouts. A buildable, mineral foundation, you can use the amount appropriate for your skin or favourite beauty look, and enjoy up to 12 hours of long-lasting makeup.