11/22/16 1/03/13 POPSUGAR Beauty Makeup The Best Mattifying Makeup 5 Makeup-Artist-Approved Products to Mattify Your Skin January 3, 2013 by Kaitlyn Dreyling 47 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. Achieving shine-free makeup takes some serious work to maintain. But with powders being a culprit of prematurely aging a complexion and drying formulas that might cause more damage than good, we headed right to the professionals to uncover their mattifying makeup-bag must haves. Source: Getty Shop Brands Fresh · Laura Mercier · Peter Thomas Roth · Tatcha Oil-Control Skin Care "A great way to mattify your skin and keep it shine-free throughout the day is to start off by prepping your skin with an oil-controlling face lotion like Fresh Umbrian Clay Mattifying Serum ($35)," says makeup artist Kindra Mann (who has worked with stars like Nina Dobrev and Mindy Kaling). Fresh Umbrian Clay Mattifying Serum 1 ea $35 from Beauty.com Buy Now See more Fresh Face Care Under Makeup After prepping the skin with oil-control skin care, Mann likes to use Jouer Essential Matte Touch ($26) before applying any makeup. "This will work throughout the day to keep the skin matte," she says. Beauty.com Shine Control/Blotting Papers Jouer Essential Matte Touch 1 ea $26 from Beauty.com Buy Now See more Beauty.com Shine Control/Blotting Papers Under the Eyes Celebrities have made a case for not using white powders under the eyes, but makeup artist Adam Breuchaud (who has enhanced the faces of celebrities such as Kirsten Dunst and Anne Hathaway) swears by Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder ($22). "This powder is made to use under your eyes, so it is very finely milled and has an almost undetectable reflective quality," he says. "Applying this powder with a brush all over the face will give you a chic, matte look without overdrying or aging the skin." Adam Breuchaud (who has enhanced the faces of celebrities such as Kirsten $22 from ajbmakeup.com Buy Now Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder $25 from Saks Fifth Avenue Buy Now See more Laura Mercier Loose Powder Try a Gel "Primers are wonderful used under makeup, but a quick dab in the shiny areas on top of the makeup is also a great way to keep shine at bay," says makeup artist Toby Fleischman, who has counted Paula Patton, Elisabeth Moss, and Kerry Washington among her clientele. Her pick: Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Shine Mattifying Gel ($35). Toby Fleischman, who has counted Paula Patton, Elisabeth Moss, and Kerry $35 from tobyfleischman.com Buy Now Peter Thomas Roth Max Anti-Shine Mattifying Gel $35 from Sephora Buy Now See more Peter Thomas Roth Shine Control/Blotting Papers Blotting Papers "The best way to cancel out shine without powder is to use blot papers," explains makeup artist Daniel Martin, who has worked with Kate Bosworth and Amanda Peet. "Tatcha Blotting Papers ($12) are the best because they don't interrupt your makeup and pick up every bit of moisture on top!" Daniel Martin, who has worked with Kate Bosworth and Amanda Peet. " $12 from thewallgroup.com Buy Now Tatcha Blotting Papers 30 Sheets $12 from SpaceNK Buy Now See more Tatcha Bags & Cases Share this post Makeup TipsMakeup Stay Stylish With OurFashion and Beauty Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Celebrity Style Fashion and Beauty News Beauty Tips Street Style Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.