Keep skin matte with these products

Keep skin matte with these products

These new products promise to control sebum production so skin stays shine-free for longer.

Biotherm Purefect Skin 2 In 1 Pore Mask

$52, from Biotherm counters

This clay mask purifies skin while reducing the appearance of pores. Once it dries on the face, wet it again and it becomes an exfoliator to smoothen skin.

Kiehl's Oil Eliminator Range

From Kiehl's counters

Made with the patented Aerolite Technology ingredient, which claims to absorb four times its weight in oil, disperses and vaporises sweat, and scatters light to make skin look more flawless. The line comprises the Deep Cleansing Exfoliating Face Wash ($38), Refreshing Shine Control Toner ($40), and 24-Hour Anti-Shine Moisturizer for Men ($40, top left).

Curel Sebum Care Range

From selected personal care stores

Ceramides strengthen the skin barrier, royal jelly inhibits sebum production, and the active ingredient antiphlogistic prevents acne.

Suitable for sensitive skin, the range includes the Sebum Care Foaming Wash ($19.90), Sebum Care Lotion ($24.90) and Sebum Care Moisture Gel.

This article was first published on August 1, 2014.
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