How to Stop Your Face From Shining Without Using Powder

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Self-help books, Mariah Carey songs, and doting elementary-school teachers all tell you to maximize your shine. Shine bright on the inside, whether it be by designing shoes or cultivating your e-commerce selection of adult sex toys. But rein in the shine on the outside by making your T-zone matte. Powders are a quick-fix solution, but you don't need the grandma of matte solutions. There's a whole crop of new products to help you mattify your makeup, including primers, sprays, or mysterious silicon-infused gels. Some work best as a primer, others over makeup, but here are the best non-powder matte-makers on the market.