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Murad Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

What it is:A shine-reducing moisturizer that controls oil for up to eight hours, decreases breakouts, and protects skin. What it is formulated to do:Oil-Control Mattifier reduces shine on contact and is clinically proven to control oil for up to eight hours while effectively reducing breakouts. It immediately mattifies, regulating oil throughout the day, and prevents sun damage by delivering powerful UVA/UVB sun protection. It is ideal for acne-prone skin and is recommended as a step three moisturizer in any Murad acne regimen, while eliminating surface shine and reducing breakouts as part of Dr. Murad’s Inclusive Health&reg system of care. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates What else you need to know:This product is scientifically proven, dermatologist developed, and tested on people, not animals.
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Questions & Answers for Murad Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

Question
Does this need to be used with a moisturizer or is it one?
I was wondering if this needs to be used with a moisturizer or it just using this after cleansing my face is ok? Also, if a moisturizer is suppose to be used with it should I be using it before or after? Thanks!
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
chelsp
(Jupiter, FL)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
13 answers
Answers
answer 1
The description of this product says that it is a "3-in-1 moisturizer that mattifies immediately, controls oil up to 8 hours, and effectively reduces breakouts" Most of the people that have answered this question seem to assume that if your skin is oily or blemish-prone, you do not need a moisturizer, but that is not the case. All skin types, even oily ones, can be dehydrated, which is why there are oil-free moisturizers on the market. I used to work for a major skin care/cosmetics company, and I have personally used this product on my very oily, blemish-prone, dehydrated skin, and I think it works wonderfully, even in Florida's unforgiving humidity. After cleansing my face and applying any treatments like acne spot treatments, etc. I use this as my moisturizer, SPF and mattifier, then follow with my smashbox oil-free primer and foundation. In my opinion, you can't go wrong with this daily essential!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
karose
(Tampa Bay, FL)
answer 2
I dont know why everyone keeps asking if you need a moisturizer with it. Obviously you would only be looking into this product if you have very oily skin. If you dont have oily skin, then murad has plenty of other products to try out. Second, this does have moisturizing ingredients in, the seasme seed oil is really all you need, that is a fine emollient for sealing in moisture. If you have dry skin, then dont bother using this obviously.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
DamianAgarwal
answer 3
I don't know why you would want to use a mattifier and a moisturizer together!!! Even though this mattifys, it does not do it to the extent you would feel dry to the point that you need a moisturizer. If you need a moisturizer, then you should not use a product with a mattifier.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kimberlykennedy
(Brentwood)
answer 4
This product says it provides hydration, and has the consistency of a moisturizer. If your skin is very dry, you might require more moisture? My face is somewhat oily, but will become too dry if I skip moisturizer. For me, this is enough! I do not apply another moiturizer.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
curiousbuyer516
answer 5
You won't need to use another moisturizer with this, it is one. If you use a moisturizer before or after using this product, you will defeat the purpose of what this is supposed to do.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
janny22
(Holly, MI)
answer 6
I used this after I washed my face. When my face feels dry, I mixed it with my night cream (just a small portion) then apply foundation. :)
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 7
This is NOT a moisturizer it is a MATTIFIER. therefore, you should use a moisturizer.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 8
I use this as my moisturizer. Because my skin is oily, I don't feel the need to use a moisturizer on top of this. It keeps my skin hydrated. However, I will stop using this because it did not help my oily skin.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
Melissy20
(San Jose, CA)
answer 9
Its is a moisturizer, just one with sunscreen and oil control. For me its too thick and greasy, but maybe if your skin is thirsty and not really oily it will work.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
mandamoomoo
(Redding ,Ca)
answer 10
I don't use a moisturizer with this on my t-zone. I still use moisturizer outside of my T-zone but not the mattifier.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
melinohio
(monclova,OH)
answer 11
It is a moisturizer, but I would only use it in oily areas on my face. I use a regular moisturizer on my cheeks.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
tiredmama23
(New York, NY)
answer 12
I was told to use this as a moisturizer, but everyone's skin is different. If you feel like it's not enough moisture, put a moisturizer on *under* it. I use it after cleansing with the time release cleanser, and over the acne and aging treatment.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
jesscradic
(Cincinnati)
answer 13
The tube says to apply after washing face and applying treatment. This isn't a moisturizer plus a mattifier. It probably does have some moisturizer elements to it but it won't be enough to be used instead of one.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
nycapple
(ny,ny)
Question
Skin type
I have sensitive skin and find it difficult to find products to use. Has anyone had problems with break outs from this product?
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
HMH3
(Morganton, NC)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I haven't gotten any breakouts from this product.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
kahalia
answer 2
My skin can be sensitive, too, and I have not noticed any problems using this product.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
hollybd
(Davis, CA)
answer 3
For super sensitive skin I recomend, Elizabeth Arden Pure Finish Mineral Powder. Do not use powders that have Talc, Corn Starch, or Bismuth Oxychloride. I also recommend the Murad Oil Contro Mattifier spf 15.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kimberlykennedy
(Brentwood)
answer 4
good for sensitive skin. I have one too. this product didn't cause any breakout on my skin.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 5
Nope.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 6
I did not experience any additional breakouts with this product in spite of the oil.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
TASATL
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 7
I have rosacea and red cheeks. I also sometimes break out when I use sunscreen, however, I did not with this product. The first time I used it I tried it by itself and I did not look redder.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
juliecm
(Chicago, IL)
answer 8
Not at all. Doesn't clog pores, and actually seems to keep other makeup I apply from clogging pores as well. I have actually experienced a decrease in breakouts since using this product, and the breakouts I had seem to heal more quickly with this product.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
kristi000
(Memphis, TN)
answer 9
My skin is pretty sensitive & I have had no problems with sensitivity.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
garv
(Saranac Lake, NY)
answer 10
Absolutely none! It is a great product and truly clears breakouts. Skin will look smooth and feel smoother also.
answered 4 years ago
hypadreamz
(Louisiana)
answer 11
I have not had a problem with this line.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
QuijoteNH
(Merrimack, NH)
Question
good for combination skin?
My skin tends to be oily mostly on my nose and chin with dryness on my cheeks and around my eyes. Would this product be too drying for combo skin without using a moisturizer along with it?
asked 4 years ago
tigrrlilli
(Tampa, FL)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
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answer 1
I have combination skin too and use this product on my whole face. I do not normally use any moisterizer, and have not found a need to use one with the Mattifier.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
morriganaria
(Tacoma, WA)
answer 2
Just put it on the oily parts. It will last longer for you.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
spanishteacher
(San Diego, CA)
answer 3
Great on the combo skin!!!!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kimberlykennedy
(Brentwood)
answer 4
then it is perfect for your skin :)
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 5
This is a mattifier so yes, it would dry out the dry parts of your skin without you using a moisturizer. Use this on the bits that are oily and don't use it everywhere else.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 6
I would suggest using it on the oily prone areas and the perfecting or pomegranate moisturizer on the dryer areas.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
kristi000
(Memphis, TN)
answer 7
Seems like a good choice for combination skin.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
garv
(Saranac Lake, NY)
answer 8
Its not drying, it is actually a moisturizer with sunscreen and oil control. Try it and see if it works for you!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
mandamoomoo
(Redding ,Ca)
answer 9
It's not exactly drying, just really thick and pastey. So I only use it on my forehead and nose, then I use a regular moisturizer (cheap drugstore brand) on my cheeks and chin.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
tiredmama23
(New York, NY)
answer 10
I have combo skin, too, and I use it alone with good results. If it's not enough though you can put a light moisturizer under it.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
jesscradic
(Cincinnati)
answer 11
It is good only for the oily parts. around my eyebrows are dry and when I put this on the area it flakes more. Use Philosophy when hope is not enough omega 3 9 6 products for dryness. They work! Your skin will be softer and vibrant.
answered 4 years ago
hypadreamz
(Louisiana)
Question
Is this product non-comedogenic?
Will it break u out?
asked 3 years, 10 months ago
adrianne1
(Sherwood, Arkansas)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
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answer 1
no!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kimberlykennedy
(Brentwood)
answer 2
This absolutely will NOT make you break out. It helps to stop the excess subum that your pores produce. Your pores get plugged by the excess sebum being produces and it causes acne. This helps stop all of that.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
janny22
(Holly, MI)
answer 3
No, not at all. That is why I liked it.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 4
This has helped my breakouts subside!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 5
doesn't contribute to breakouts and heals the ones you have more quickly. mattifies current breakouts and they appear less noticeable. keeps my skin from breaking out from makeup products I apply over it, too. I say go for it. I have not experienced any new breakouts since using this product which is rare for me.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
kristi000
(Memphis, TN)
answer 6
I have not had increased breakouts since using this product...actually probably less.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
garv
(Saranac Lake, NY)
answer 7
My skin is oily and or one to breakouts. Adding this product has not increased my breakouts. It does keep the oil in check.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
Step1
(Houston, tx)
answer 8
Yes it is noncomedogenic. It has helped my breakouts. Read about it on the Murad website.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
melinohio
(monclova,OH)
answer 9
I broke out the first week I used it, but only slightly. Then my skin got used to it and looks amazing now.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
tiredmama23
(New York, NY)
answer 10
Does not clog my skin.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
grahams7
(San Antonio, TX)
answer 11
No, it did not break me out. This is a light formula, I use it daily.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
EtherealChic
(Somewhere, CA)
Question
Is this good for the long term?
This was my second choice after dr. Brandt's pore no more pore refiner. They its a pretty good product but it'll enlarge your pores in the long run since it fills it in.
So does this do the same or not?
asked 3 years, 8 months ago
Anonymous
(Virginia)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have very large pores and I don't believe this product or any other product "enlarges pores." I also don't believe anything product can "shrink" the size of pores either. In my opinion, it's your genetics and there isn't a whole you can do about that besides...good exfoliation!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
cccp2100
(NY/NJ)
answer 2
I have the Dr. Bronner and it fills your pores to create a smooth finish under makeup. This product is an oil inhibitor, so instead of filling pores it tightens them up and keeps them from putting out oil. Your makeup/ powder stays dry and smooth all day and your skin appears tighter with the pores all closed up. Breakouts dry up faster and skin gets clearer quickly.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
spanishteacher
(San Diego, CA)
answer 3
I did not find that it enlarged my pores. I think it works better than Dr. B's. which I also tried.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kimberlykennedy
(Brentwood)
answer 4
I didn't notice my pores becoming large, as long as you wash your face and take care of skin moistuziers like this won't affect your pores.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 5
This is an oil controler. See, what it does is it constricts your pores, making them smaller and limiting the amount of oil your pores produce while it is on. There is no "filling" things in.... this was formulated for people who have OILY skin and need help controlling that oil.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 6
Well, I don't know about all that. But I've been using this on my face for over a month, and I haven't noticed that my pores are any larger.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
tiffanymichelle
answer 7
No, this product doesn't fill in your pores, just mattifies, so you don't have to worry about your pores getting bigger. It does make your pores less noticeable though because they don't stand out when you're not shinny! Hope this helps!
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
allie312
(Chapel Hill, NC)
answer 8
I have not noticed this at all. My skin looks smooth after use. It works almost like a primer for oily skin.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
mgd11
(Louisville KY)
answer 9
I have not tried Dr. Brandt products. When I find one that works, I stick with it.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
mickell
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 10
I actually use this at night & in the AM, even though it has sunscreen. I have really dry/colored hair & using this keeps my bangs from getting oily at night. So I use it quite a lot.

All that to say that I haven't noticed any problems with using it continually. Of course, I DO use an enzyme mask to help keep my skin and pores clean. If you weren't to use proper cleaning habits, that might be more of an issue.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
tamicat
(Portland, OR)
answer 11
I don't find that it fills the pores. My pores are not larger and it preps my skin for a mineral foundation very well.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
jen47
(Johns Creek, GA)
Question
Is this product available at the Sephora stores?
I just wanted to know if this product was sold in stores as well as online because during my last visit I was told Murad was not sold in stores.
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
ani1017
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
it is sold in stores. in Manhattan it is. I dont know where you reside, but just call up your favorite Sephora and ask1 :)
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
garibay91
(New York)
answer 2
I bought this product at a Sophora store. Maybe not all stores carry it?
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
atlgardener
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 3
Murad is sold in every Sephora store I've visited (CA, ME, NY).
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
wahine79
(Portland, ME)
answer 4
Sephora carries many different brands including, all the Murad products. So, yes it is sold at Sephora (online & in Store).
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
pnut99
(Bakersfield, CA)
answer 5
Yes usually most of sephora stores got them. if not buy it online, if it doesn't workout for your skin, sephora store takes return products.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 6
Absolutely, In addition one of the beauty consultants will give you a sample to take home and try to see if it works for you. If you like it, come back and purchase.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
mrsbonafide
(Bronx, NY)
answer 7
Yep, that's where I got it from.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
triciaann
(La Habra , CA)
answer 8
All Sephora stores are different, I find. If you cant find it at your store get it online!
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
rosemary1031
(San Diego)
answer 9
i bought it at the store in my area (International Plaza in Tampa, FL), can't speak for other locations.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
eyera33
(Lakeland, FL)
answer 10
It should be. Just like any store in any area, there are times when shipments do not happen exactly on time and a store may be out of something that you need... call to see if you can get it before you leave the house and call other sephoras in your area to see if they have it etc.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 11
Hi Ani1017,
We recommend calling the store directly to confirm product availability. Please visit our store locator on Sephora.com for contact information.
Thanks!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
when to use this?
I use clinique's 3 step skin set and a salicylic treatment gel for my pimples. Should i use this before or after my treatment gel?
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
cythaleanna
(Chicago, IL)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
If you use them together, use the SA gel first since it has to soak into the skin. This lays on top of the skin. However, I'd suggest applying the SA gel at night after your evening facial cleaning and then use the mattifier during the morning after washing off what's left of the gel.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
rxkristin
(Raleigh, NC)
answer 2
I can't tell you what will work for your skin but I've used a number of different treatments/correctors/serums in combination with the Murad Mattifier. My experience has been that it works best if you apply your treatment, let it dry (if necessary), and then apply the Mattifier on top. Once everything is absorbed, go ahead with the rest of your regimen. I don't usually need a moisturizer on top of this so this is the last step for me before makeup. And it's my favorite part!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
mochab
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 3
After. And I'd only use it in the morning.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
schuylerk
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 4
I would do your clinique treatment first and wait a little till your face dries then put the mattifier on last, since it has the spf15.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
pnut99
(Bakersfield, CA)
answer 5
before then let the gel dry then apply this.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 6
Before. Think about switching to the Murad line as products work better when you stick with a brand. It has a salicylic treatment and also an acne spot treatment that has sulfur in it. I would just use this product a.m. And the murad skin perfecting lotion p.m.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
leeleew
(Little Rock, AR)
answer 7
A primer is to prime your makeup. It always follows your skin treatments.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
idg104
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 8
I would suggest using this moisturizer after your treatment gel, but allow the gel to dry first. I use a treatment serum first, after I cleanse that is. I let my treatment serum dry a bit and then I moisturize as my last step. Hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
rosemary1031
(San Diego)
answer 9
After.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
jas7
(Windsor. ON)
answer 10
After your treatment gel, wait about 15 minutes for that to be absorbed properly and then use this stuff before you put on your makeup... My routine is moisturizer, than this stuff, than foundation (I do not treat my acne in the morning, only at night). Let 1-15 min absorbtion time in between products.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
answer 11
Hi Cythaleanna,
After cleansing and toning, apply your treatment, and finish with moisturizer.
Hope that helps!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Will this product work alone?
Can I wear it around the house with a naked face or do I have to follow up with another product to see the results?
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
bondra12
(Washington, DC)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
It will work alone for mattifying effect although I, personally, need to use tinted spf on top of it. My skin tone isn't even enough--this product is clear.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
schuylerk
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
If you don't need correction/coverage of a foundation, wear it alone for the mattifing, moisturing, sunscreen, and pore tightening effects of the witch hazel in it. I use it with liquid foundation, but have also noticed mineral makeup working well with it.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
macrina
(Houston, TX)
answer 3
You can use this product alone and it works great. Your skin face feels hydrated without a greasy finish and it does keep your face oil-free all day long, even when you workout!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
pnut99
(Bakersfield, CA)
answer 4
You can just wear it alone. did you know that you also need to wear a lotion with SPF even at home? :)
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorchalk
(Southern California, CA)
answer 5
This product does what it does all on its own!
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
rosemary1031
(San Diego)
answer 6
Wear it alone!
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
tree7
(albuquerque, nm)
answer 7
This prodcut goes alone and works very will. It also has spf so you can wear it in the morning before you go out, It doesn't leave any residue and your skin absorbs it right away.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
jas7
(Windsor. ON)
answer 8
i noticed a difference in the appearance of pores right away (after just a couple days of using it), and of course the spf is good with or without make up. the reason i was drawn to it was to retain the finished look i have in the morning right after applying my mineral powder....with this product on first, i retain more of that throughout the day.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
eyera33
(Lakeland, FL)
answer 9
I wear this product alone when I don't feel like wearing makeup and just want my skin to be nice and matte and not be shiny all day. So, yes, you can absolutely wear it alone. Hope this helps you.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
tenngal
(Tennessee)
answer 10
I wear this naked on my face when I'm home. It hasn't broken me out. I use different brands of products over this when I have make up or want to wear an acne treatment.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
mkmkns
(Inland Empire, CA)
answer 11
A Mattifier mattifies with and/or without any other product... so I'm not sure what your question is.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
Question
How many ounces is the Murad Oil Control Mattifier?
Also, does it come in more than one size?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
annamariehudson
(Glendora, CA)
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I've only seen it in the one size.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
amy123456
answer 2
It comes in a 1.7 fl ounce tube. It seems small, but I have had it two weeks, and haven't used that much of it yet, so a little goes a long way.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
spanishteacher
(San Diego, CA)
answer 3
It is 1.7 oz and this is the only size they have.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
tweezythuy
(Oklahoma City, OK)
answer 4
1.7 oz on the tube i have.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
threemoons
(Astoria, NY)
answer 5
1.7 oz (50 mL). This is the only size I've seen.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
atlgardener
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 6
Not that I've found.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
ladyjak
(Mission Viejo, Ca)
answer 7
1.7 fl oz
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
josh8ny
(New York, NY)
answer 8
Just click on the 'Return to Product Description Page' and its all there. Try it! :->
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
emilyss
(Ann Arbor, MI)
answer 9
The amount in the tube is 1.7oz. It doesn't sound like a lot, but a little does go a long way.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
janny22
(Holly, MI)
answer 10
It's 1.7 Fl oz. (50mL). It's the same size as most Murad moisturizers.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
wahine79
(Portland, ME)
answer 11
Hi annamariehudson. At this time the Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 is available individually in one size = 1.7 ounces.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Tips on blending?
Does anyone else find the consistency of this a little hard to blend? Any tips?
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
on Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
It seems thick, but if you rub it in on the problem areas over clean skin it works all day long at mattifying, keeping oil from the surface of the skin, and drying existing breakouts.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
spanishteacher
(San Diego, CA)
answer 2
You DO have to work fast if you want to blend it with anything, OTOH this is made up for by the great mattifying that it does. If you are putting foundation over it, try blending the foundation in your palm with the moisturizer?
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
threemoons
(Astoria, NY)
answer 3
I found that to be the case as well. I put a dab on my finger and blend it in to each area, such as each cheek, nose, chin, forehead, etc., rather than trying to apply it all over the face at the same time.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
nanegg
(Denver, CO)
answer 4
what i do is dap a little bit on my ring finger and just dap all around my face. it is a little hard to move it around your face but just tap and dap, until the product is unvisible in your skin. what i do after because your face looks a bit red from rubbing is spray a little bit of water to the face.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
garibay91
(New York)
answer 5
Mix a little bit of another sunscreen in
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
ilovemymakeup85
answer 6
Spread it on your hands first then blend on face. Makes it much easier.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
busymomma
(Freehold, NJ)
answer 7
I thought so at first too, but I applied it while my face was still fresh from the shower and fresh from just applying my "regular moisturizer." Another suggestion is applying only to the areas you need and not your entire face ... just a suggestion. Just-washed hands may help, too.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
skremla
(Omaha, NE)
answer 8
i found that it is a little hard to blend as well but if you warm up your hands a bit by rubbing them together then it helps the product to warm up and spread a little easier. It takes me a good couple of minutes to get mine worked in but i believe it is because of the spf.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
tabby91
answer 9
Yes, the formula is pretty thick and tough to blend. I found using a larger amount of product helped a lot.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
hilarymc
(San Antonio, TX)
answer 10
Put the product in the palm of your hand first and rub around before applying to your face.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
blt11
(Orange, TX)
answer 11
Warm it up on your fingers first and pat it onto your face
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
emmielou
(st Paul)
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