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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
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Best Mattifying gel ever
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I have oily skin and have tried many different primers, lotions to give me the matte look that actually lasts all day. This is it! My skin stay matte all day and it really does even out my skin tone! Best product ever!

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It's all about the primer
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My daughter's wedding was in August. The long, HOT dog days of summer. With no time for touch-ups, it was imperative that my make up stay put. This primer was exactly what I needed. I looked as good at the end of the day as I had at the beginning.

We invest so much time and effort and money into finding the best make up for our skin - make sure you give your make up the best possible start with a really really great primer.

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The only primer for blemish prone skin
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This primer I received in one of my boxes, and I had to buy it after it was done. This is one of the only primers that actually doesn't make my blemish-prone skin break out after using. I use it every morning, regardless of if I'm wearing makeup, it has become a staple in my beauty routine.

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absolutely works
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This product is amazing. I typically have very oily skin and have used those oil absorbing tissues for years. The OC8 gel keeps my face oil free for at least 6 hours! I also use it on make up free days and my skin color is even and shine free.

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Works really well

I love this product very much. My face get really oily in general and when I use this the oil was gone I absolutely love this!! :)

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Love this stuff!
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I was lucky enough to get three samples of this product in my Birchbox a few months back! I tried it this past week and I'm AMAZED at how it worked for me. Not only did it help my makeup stay on without "the shine" coming through ... it made a difference in my ruddy complexion! Not sure how or why, but it did. I always wear a heavy foundation to cover the redness of my skin, but after using this product for a week, the redness has toned down A LOT and I felt comfortable enough to wear a lighter foundation! I'll be purchasing the full size today!

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A good primer

I normally have dry skin so there isn't much shine on my skin to begin with, but this still gave my skin a nice, matte look. I used it under my powder foundation and my makeup stayed fresh-looking all day.

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Love it!
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I have sensitive combo skin, and being 'middle age' , deal with hormonal skin issues as well, so I'm wary of trying skin gels. THIS IS A GREAT PRODUCT! It controlled oily appearance, and I used it under both foundation, and powder only. Thanks Birchbox, for the sample!

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Works great!

So glad I got to try this. I have found a product that will keep my skin looking fresh and shine-free for hours and will help my makeup last longer. This is an amazing product and must have if you are looking for shine control!

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Great product
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I bought this for my boyfriend. He has extremely oily skin. I can tell a big difference since he has been using this gel.

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