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OC8® Professional Mattifying Gel

To keep contestants’ faces shine-free under pressure (and scalding-hot stage lights), makeup artists for shows like American Idol and The Glee Project turn to this mattifying gel. The fast-drying formula creates an intermediate layer that absorbs grease for eight full hours. Use it to score a matte, shine-free look—with or without the help of makeup. Alcohol-free and oil-free, it’s safe for even acne-prone skin. Get ready for your close-up.

OC8® Professional Mattifying Gel
3.8 out of 5 stars, based on 1,442 Reviews 1,442 Reviews
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Not my favorite

I felt as though it did not mattify and only intensified the shine. WIll not purchase in the future and do not recommend.

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sample sizes are hard to open

The sample size was too small. The product was okay, but difficult to open while showering. It does seem to help in the oily areas of my face

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Felt tacky...
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I understand the purpose of the product is to keep shine and greasy feel in check, but I felt like this product went too far in the other direction. I'm 39 years old, and have combination skin. This product made it difficult to spread my compact foundation evenly. It seemed to make it clump and feel sticky. Cannot recommend it, unless you have very hydrated or oily skin.

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Light on the face
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This product rubbed into the skin easily and was light enough to wear underneath makeup.

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Not effective
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I have combination/oily skin. I was excited to try this product because I thought it would help better control shine on my face. After using this product, my skin actually became more oily. If you have naturally oily skin, I don't recommend purchasing this product.

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Not for me
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I have pretty oily skin and I didn't notice any difference after using this product.

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Not for me
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Was really excited to try this, my face tends to get shiny through out the day. Went on nicely, my foundation went on nicely...but within 4 hours, not only was my face shiny, but it was gross oily also. By the end of the day my face was broken out all over. I'm not sure if it was just a reaction I had, my skin is very sensitive to certain products.

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kellyd
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This did not work for me! I found the product left an almost greasy feel (completely pointless since it's a MATTIFYING gel). my skin looked super gross and shiny after just a few hours wear. will not purchase!

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Gross results.
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I was really excited to try this because I am super oily during the summer. I tried the gel both under my makeup and on its own and the results were the same both times. I was supper happy with how it went on and how matte my skin stayed right away, however after wearing for less then half an hour my entire t-zone looked clogged and gross. The best way I describe it is that the product actually clogged my pores and made then visibly appear larger.

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I dont know why this was in my box
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I gave it 2 tries thinking maybe i didn't understand the thought behind it.... I have super dry skin so I want a little bit of shine and glow and this completely took that away from me so my skin looked ever dryer. my mom even asked if I was sick- not the response I was going for. hand the other sample over to my bf who has very oily skin and she loves it.

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