When it comes to matte makeup, there’s a fine line between keeping your complexion shine-free and creating a flat, one-color canvas. Luckily, with a couple of expert tips and the right matte foundation formula, you can create a luminous, real-skin look with dimension. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best matte foundation tutorials on YouTube. From a tutorial that uses only drugstore products to one that showcases an all-matte beat that will last for up to 12 hours, keep scrolling for our faves.
The Beat That’ll Last Through Anything
Here, Raye Boyce, one of our favorite OG beauty YouTubers, shares her super matte, oil- and sweat-proof, full-coverage foundation routine. Watch for some tips on how to prep the skin and how to bake to keep excess sebum at bay.
A Healthy, Matte Glow
If you want to master the luminous matte look, let the tutorial ahead by Marie Jay be your guide.
The Look Anyone Can Wear
YouTuber Jamie Genevieve shares her everyday makeup look featuring a neutral eye and lip, and matte skin that looks velvety smooth and has a touch of glow.
Created with the absolute beginner in mind, Roxette Arisa shares an in-depth tutorial to help you achieve flawless base makeup — matte foundation, contour and highlighter included.
The Look That Won't Break the Bank
If you’re looking to save a little coin but still achieve an ultra-glam, matte look, try this makeup tutorial by Amy Macedo. Her entire look is affordable (her concealer, Maybelline New York Facestudio Master Conceal will only run you $7.72), and the results are absolutely stunning.