Shine Control – The first two hours you get a great face that stays in place. But by the fourth hour, my face is shiny I’m embarrassed for anyone to see me. In order for the shine to stay under control rinse with cold water, use a great matte primer, an oil control setting, spray, a matte powder (MUFE Duo Matte), and also HD Powder. Yes to get maybe five hours before having to blot you need to do some serious prepping with the skin. If you’re using the foundation for only several hours, well you’re set for the event without blotting. I do not suggest wearing this foundation during the summer months for oily girls.