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mattify Line breaks: mat|tify
Pronunciation: /ˈmatɪfʌɪ/

Definition of mattify in English:

verb (mattifies, mattifying, mattified)

[with object]
(Of a cosmetic) reduce the shine or oiliness of (the complexion).
Example sentences
  • And if you still get midday shine, mattify it by dabbing on a weightless powder that won't leave skin caked.
  • If that isn't enough, you could always try mattifying moisturisers.
  • Of course, you'll probably need to try a few out to find the best one for your skin but, as a general rule, pick alcohol-free formulations for dry skin and pick mattifying or shine-control toners for oily skin.


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