All my life I’ve been plagued with oily skin. The thought of reaching into my purse and realizing that I’d forgotten my blotting papers would certainly send me into a downward spiral. For so long, I held the conviction that wearing moisturizer during the daytime simply wasn’t in the cards for me. Everything changed when I discovered the La Mer Moisturizing Matte Lotion. I received it in the mail and didn’t use it for a few weeks.

Then my friend suggested an impromptu trip to Rockaway Beach for the weekend and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to put the La Mer Moisturizing Matte Lotion to the test. I use quite a few La Mer products, so I had high hopes for this lotion as well– and it definitely delivered.

Upon initial application, I noticed that it’s lightweight formula made it easy to apply and sink into the skin. The true shocker was that it kept my face shine-free through laying out in the sweltering sun, running around on the beach and even after swimming. We were out at the beach for over 8 hours and my face was completely matte the whole time.

That’s no easy feat, as I’m usually a bit oily in my T-zone after an hour or two. This stuff is the real deal and if you’re looking to splurge on skincare, this is a great investment for anyone with oily skin. You guys know that I put heavy emphasis on skincare and I encourage you to do so as well. The way I see it is, your skin lasts you a lifetime so take care of it and it will take care of you. If you want to try out the La Mer Moisturizing Matte Lotion, it’s available here.

Do you have oily skin? Do you have any tips to stay shine-free? Leave a comment below and let me know!

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