How many times have you used a sunscreen on your face only to be left with an oil slick? Try Vichy Normaderm Pro Mat Ultra-Mattifying Oil-Free Lotion SPF 15 ($22, vichyusa.com) to get the benefits of an SPF without the greasiness.
REN Satin BB Cream doesn't come out until May, but we can't wait to get our hands on the multi-function cream. The formula is matte, but it does contain light-reflecting minerals, so skin doesn't look parched.
Many toning mists try to add a glow or shine to the skin, but not this one. NUDE Purify Toning Water ($26, sephora.com) uses cinnamon, ginger and burnet root to balance oil production and purifiy skin.
When using skin care products, the last thing you want to do is apply something that will counter your makeup's matte finish. Skyn ICELAND Pure Pore Minimizer ($35, skinstore.com) goes on matte and is able to shrink the look of pores.
During the summer, it isn't just your face that you have to worry about getting shiny. Many self tanners use light-reflecting particles to give off a noticeable sheen. For a matte option, try Per-fkt Body Perfection Gel/Tan ($48, perfektbeauty.com) to get color that looks natural.
For shine-free sun protection, try Prevage Anti-Aging Triple Defense Shield Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50 ($79, elizabetharden.com). Not only does this cream control oil while protecting your skin from the sun, but it also helps diminish the signs of aging.
Another pore minimizer with a matte finish is Perricone MD Intensive Pore Minimizer ($55, perriconemd.com). This liquid solution controls the oil production that most often leads to breakouts and shine.
Revision Intellishade SPF 45 Matte ($48, revisionskincare.com) is the first tinted moisturizer that controls shine and reduces the look of pores. An added bonus is its ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Make the first step of your makeup routine a matte one with Suntegrity Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen & Primer ($45, suntegrityskincare.com). This product works as both an SPF and a primer, and it keeps skin from looking greasy.
The only thing better than a foundation that controls oil is one that lasts all day long. Chanel Perfection Lumire Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($55, chanel.com) has it all.