Shine is notable by its absence! Perfect for oily skins to control oil, and for all other skins as a primer. Oil is the principle cause of color change in makeup. Absence actually helps control over-active sebaceous glands. It has no effect on the actual moisture (water content) of the skin. It controls oil and conceals large pores while priming the skin for makeup application. Non-drying and pH balancing, suitable for oily and acneic skin, but may also be used by normal skin types. Absence provides a sheer, color-free finish.