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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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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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Good on my sensitive skin!

This did exactly what it was intended on my skin. I enjoyed the silky and smooth feeling of the gel.

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absolutely works
Purchased

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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Nice Product

I occasionally need something to tone down a shine, and this product seemed to eliminate the blotters I would normally use. I did not have a chance to test it in smoking hot weather, but I was impressed not to have the 5:00 shine at the end of the day.

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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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Good Product, but not necessary for me.

I did enjoy the use of this product. I tend to have dryer skin, so I'm not usually fending off much shine. However, I did notice that the usual shine build-up as the day progressed was cut down quite a bit. I would definitely recommend to my friends with oilier skin!

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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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Pretty good!

I put this on before a night out because I always get really shiny..I noticed that my face stayed almost matte for most of the night!

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Not so mattifying

I have combo skin and am always looking for a good, mattifying product to help me out. This does go on nicely and looks immediately matte. Unfortunately, I found that within 2-3 hours, I already see shine just like on days with no primer.

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