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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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Neat Product

I liked the idea of this product, just didn't really seem to work as well as I expected. A bit disappointed.

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Solid product

I'm not usually a fan of these types of products but it definitely helps with the oilness of my skin. I'd use this again before a big event or if I knew I'd be having photos done.

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Love it

This product worked great with my skin. Most other primers are thick which leaves my skin feeling caked up after applying make up. Love it!!

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Product really works

I have very oily skin and always develop a forehead shine a few hours after putting on makeup. I'm not a fan of blotting sheets so this product is fabulous and takes away the need for that. It seems a little creamy at first but once it goes on, it gives a very matte look without drying out your skin. I'll definitely be purchasing this in the summer!

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Smooth as silk
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I had never heard of a mattifying gel before the sample came in my BB. After trying the sample and feeling how silky my face felt afterward, I had to buy it. I'm not a professional make-up artist or model, but it does help by creating a porcelain-like base for my make-up to be applied. The difference is night and day. No regrets from this purchase. Thanks again BB for introducing me to another world-class product!

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Shine free matte

I have combination to oily skin and always thought that I could use a product like this but honestly it dries my skin out a little too much. I can say that I did not have any shine all day but it was just a little too much for me. I like to have a dewy glow and this product doesn't allow for much of that. But if you have acne prone oily type skin, I can see this being a product that you could benefit from.

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Good

Good product, nice texture, not greasy and keeps oil away for a long time. Sample was small but enough for 1-2 uses. good price

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Disappointing

I have to say, I had high hopes for this one - I have very oily skin. It helped a little, but considering the promises it made, I expected it to work all day - it only worked about 4 hours.

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pretty nice

I have very dry skin but the intense moisturizer I use often leaves my forehead greasy. This significantly reduced the shine and my makeup blended nicely over it.

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perfect before make up

I love this to put on before my make up. It really did make a difference in the way my face looked (even in pictures).

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