Shop Makeup For Dry Skin

Finding the right makeup for dry skin is essential - it's surprising how many formulas can cling unflatteringly to dry areas, or look too "flat" rather than like skin. Those of us with dry skin at Adore Beauty have put together a list of our favourite products.


From light coverage to full, from primers to setting sprays, we've got dry skin covered. After moisturising, apply a primer made to hydrate the skin. This will keep your skin from looking flat or full throughout the day, while really locking in your makeup. Try going for a lighter coverage foundation with a dewy finish, and go back in with a high coverage concealer over any blemishes.

If your skin is too dry for powder, skip it completely! Or if you still get an oily T-zone, only apply powder where you need it. Try using a mineral powder over the top of tinted moisturiser, which will add just a bit of coverage but wont completely mattify your face.


And speaking of, try giving mineral powder a shot! Many new-generation mineral powders are made with skincare ingredients and emollients, so you may be very surprised at how flattering and hydrating they are.


A cream blush and contour will add dimension and colour. Look for creams that have a transparent base - think more like a jelly than a cream. Or try a liquid tint, which will last all day and give you a natural looking flush.


Don't forget - there are hydrating setting sprays that leave you with a dewy, hydrated finish and keep your makeup looking fresh.


Still not sure about which makeup solution you need to perfect your look? We'd love to help! Simply fill out our makeup product recommendation form and we'll get you in touch with our trained makeup artists.

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Inika Pure Primer by InikaInika Pure Primer by Inika



4.2 of 33 reviews

Kryolan Illusion Cream Palette - 8 Colours by Kryolan Professional MakeupKryolan Illusion Cream Palette - 8 Colours by Kryolan Professional Makeup

$130.00 $163.00


4 of 1 reviews

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Inika Certified Organic BB CreamInika Certified Organic BB Cream
Inika Certified Organic BB Cream

so natural!

love how natural this looks on my skin for when I'm not wanting to wear heaps of makeup! lasts ages, and am very happy that it's in my exact shade unlike most BB creams! never changing products again
Barry M Illuminating Strobe CreamBarry M Illuminating Strobe Cream
Barry M
Barry M Illuminating Strobe Cream

I really love it!

Awesome for the low price. I don’t usually reach for cream highlight but this is super nice in summer especially. Beautiful and Barry M is so good!
Barry M Flawless Mist & Fix - Body & Makeup - IlluminatingBarry M Flawless Mist & Fix - Body & Makeup - Illuminating
Barry M
Barry M Flawless Mist & Fix - Body & Makeup - Illuminating

Really awesome

Keeps my makeup in place! I like it a lot.
Barry M Flawless Mist & Fix Spray - DewyBarry M Flawless Mist & Fix Spray - Dewy
Barry M
Barry M Flawless Mist & Fix Spray - Dewy

Really good!

Found this to do a similar thing to high end setting sprays so I think this is super good for the price! Really lovely and use it quite often.