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Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup
20 varieties available

Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup

BY CLINIQUE #42 in Liquid Foundation

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars56%
  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars11%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.33 / 5 based on 1,712 Reviews

Product Description

Benefits: Controls Oil

Skin Types: 2, 3, 4

Tested for streaking and fading at 88°F with a constant 80% humidity, all to prove Stay-Matte stays fresh. At the same time, this patent-pending formula absorbs shine, controls oil, resists sweat. And you stay matte all day.

How to Use:

  • Apply after using your 3-Step Skin Care System
  • Start in center of face and blend outward with Foundation Brush or fingertips
  • Blend evenly for smooth, natural-looking coverage. For a seamless look, dampen fingertips and blend edges, especially along jawline
  • Remove with your favourite Clinique makeup remover
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Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup
Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup
Reviews (1712)
Q&A (132)
Media (127)
Khristina C.
Cottage grove, OR
19 reviews
I did not have the best experience with this foundation. My face is very sensitive and I felt that it made me break out after a while. I was so excited to try this foundation out and for the first month or so of use, I felt like it was really working for my face and giving me the coverage I wanted! However, after a while I noticed I was getting break outs from it and so I decided I needed to switch foundations and once I did my breakouts started to go away.
Becca L.
Hope Mills
18 reviews
Review for: Linen more...
Absolutely LOVE this foundation. I've always bought supermarket foundations and they never really covered much. I recently bought this back on October at Sephora right before my wedding and I have been in love ever since. It has great coverage and blends really easy and doesn't feel cakey or chalk like. A little product goes a long way so this bottle will last awhile Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup
Jessica G.
Millville, NJ
155 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Fair more...
I've never tried Clinique foundation but was in the market for a new one. When i was browsing in ULTA i noticed that you can "sample" the foundations. They provode you with a little jar that holds "10 days" worth of foundation. So i grabbed one to try this out. I was pleasantly surprised by this foundation. Its not overly drying and blends well. I don't think its quite full coverage though. Wears good all day.
Ashlee P.
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Golden Neutral more...
I always turn to Clinique for all of my foundation and I just recently switched to this variety because it is great for my oily skin. My only complaint about this product is that it doesn’t provide maximum coverage as I had hoped. The oil control last mostly throughout the day but towards the end still leaves my face feeling kind of oily, if you apply finishing powder throughout the day this goes away.
Sade S.
17 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I'm not a big fan of Clinique to begin with and this foundation just proved to me again why I'm not a fan. This foundation feels heavy on the face, very masking like. The color range is very poor in my opinion. The formula is more like a satin finish which I don't mind but I found myself being oily an hour after application. I wouldn't recommend this foundation at all. One of the reason why I gave it 2 stars is because I've had worse and this is just a step above that.
Alecia B.
Strattanville , PA
31 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Neutral more...
Absolutely in love with this foundation and I have tried them all. Trust me when I say that !! I do have oily skin and some acne scarring I like to cover! This feels so light weight and glides on your skin like a dream! It keeps the oil away all day and my skin looks flawless! Yes sometimes we think that the more expensive foundations Work Best but this beats any higher priced one I’ve tried yet!
Alyssa A.
Morgantown, WV
6 reviews
Good lord. I don’t know if I’m allergic to Clinique or what, but this foundation caused my chin and perioral area to erupt in a super painful, violent rash within the first 3 days. I had to go makeup-free for the rest of my vacation because anything that touched my face burned like hell. I switched to Too Faced “Born This Way” and the rash cleared up.
Amanda V.
Beckley, WV
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
LOVE! I have been using this foundation for a little over 2 years now and i absolutely love it. I have extremely oily skin and i also really struggled with acne in the past. This foundation has actually helped to clear my skin and lasts all day! I highly recommend this foundation if you struggle with oily skin and acne. I won’t use anything else!
Hannah L.
Lone Tree, CO
88 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Vanilla more...
Even though this says mattifying, it did not do that on my skin 😕 overall it does look very nice on other parts of my face that don’t produce oil but on my problem areas it got shiny too fast. This foundation would be good if you’re not going to be wearing it all day but for me this foundation isn’t what I’m looking for.
Catherine M.
120 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Terrible. It’s oily. It oxidized and left me orange. It’s expensive. The packaging is a squeeze bottle rather than a pump that allows more control. It’s also not easily accessible since it’s not a brand offered in most drugstores or mass retailers such as Target. I would not recommend. Save your coin!
Christine T.
Staten Island, NY
196 reviews
Is it worth the price in your opinion?
Dalal A.
Kuwait City
6 reviews
Does this foundation cover acne scars? And is it full coverage?
Jessica H.
The village , OK
263 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does this foundation create a healthy, natural look?
Jennifer S.
Sallisaw, OK
59 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I am looking for a foundation that gives full coverage. I have lots of acne scars. If anyone has any suggestions for a great foundation I'd appreciate it. Thanks so much
Alicia B.
Brooklyn Park, MN
25 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Will this cover up blemishes?

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