Top 10 Blotting Papers

The Best Blotting Products For Shine-Free Skin

The Best Blotting Products For Shine-Free Skin

Blot away your skincare worries with our list of the top products for a fresh, matte face. Whether you struggle with oily, acne-prone skin or you're searching for a powerful blotting product that's gentle enough for skin sensitivities, we've got you covered. Our algorithm-backed picks feature pure nutrients like tea tree oil, charcoal, antioxidants, and more to provide you with pore-less, shine-free skin that lasts all day. Say goodbye to shine and check out our list of the ten best blotting products beauty has to offer.

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July 5, 2017

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The Rankings

NYX Tea Tree Blotting Paper
Rank & Style Approved


NYX Tea Tree Blotting Paper

LOVED FOR: Its ultra-absorbent purple paper and ability to fight shine instantly

USERS SAID: "I carry these in my purse and whenever I start to get oily I sue one if these and blot my oily spots and just like that I'm back matte! Love these." 

Sephora Collection Blotting Papers

BEST FOR: Those with sensitive skin 

LOVED FOR: The light and clean scent of tea tree oil and maximum absorption without disturbing makeup

Beautyblender Blotterazzi

BEST FOR: All skin types

USERS SAID: "These are wonderful. I'm super oily, but these help fix makeup throughout the day! Awesome alternative to blotting papers."

MAC Blot Film

USERS SAID: "I discovered these blot films years ago. I've tried less expensive films, but these are the best. They are very large and do a great job of blotting away all of my oils. I love them!"

LOVED FOR: It's professional-grade blotting power, super-sized surface area, and handiness for gals on the go

Boscia Black Charcoal Blotting Linens

BEST FOR: Those with oily skin or sensitivities seeking an effective blotting sheet product made from pure, natural ingredients

FUN FACT: This product is dermatologist tested and gluten free.

Sephora Collection Mattifying Blotting Films

USERS SAID: "I have extremely oily skin. The blotting sheets mattes my face and refreshes my foundation. Once I'm done, it looks like I reapplied my foundation. Love it!"

BEST FOR: Your travel makeup bag, purse, or anywhere else that you go to on-the-go

Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Dear Brachiosaurus Blotting Paper

BEST FOR: Those with sensitive skin seeking a blotting product that eliminates the need to touch your face 

LOVED FOR: Its cute carrying case, sponge pad, and powerfully absorbent sheets

Shiseido Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper

BEST FOR: Those seeking a product designed by a top beauty house for ultimate oil control with every use 

USERS SAID: "Expensive? Yes, but the best oil control blotting paper I've ever used. Only one sheet is needed as opposed to 4 or 5 of another brand. Plus, the light film of powder gives my face a matte-finish look.

Boscia Green Tea Blotting Linens

LOVED FOR: Its natural fiber sheets made with antioxidants and antibacterial benefits to soothe and protect skin while keeping you shine-free

USERS SAID: "I love these and have bought them many times. My T-zone gets oily, and these are great for touching up during the day. They're really portable and easy to use."

Tatcha Aburatorigami Japanese Blotting Papers

BEST FOR: All skin types

USERS SAID: "Probably my best-ever purchase from Sephora. They work exactly as described for me during 9-12 hours shifts of non-stop moving and has also NOTICEABLY improved breakouts because it absorbs oil during the day SO well. Definitely a favorite and there's so many included in each package that it's 110% worth the price."

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