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The makeup that’s designed for blemish-prone skin

The makeup that’s designed for blemish-prone skin
Ellie Taylor
Writer and expert2 years ago
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If you suffer from blemish-prone skin, no doubt you’ve been told that makeup can make it worse, however this is not entirely true! Although acne can form if cosmetics are not washed off correctly, makeup itself is not the root cause. However, if you are prone to pimples, we recommend reaching for cosmeceutical cosmetics that are created by Dermatologists to help improve your complexion. Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up the top products that are specially designed for blemish-prone skin.

Clinique Anti Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup

If you’re after a natural looking finish, the Clinique Anti Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup is the perfect foundation for you. The lightweight formula provides a natural to medium coverage to help cover up discolouration or redness caused by acne. Infused with blemish busting ingredients, this foundation not only helps to reduce pimples, but also works to prevent any new ones forming – win win! Another great thing about this foundation is that it doesn’t cling onto dry patches, so you can create a smooth, soothed canvas with ease.

VICHY Dermablend Covermatte Compact Powder Foundation

If you prefer a little more coverage, the iconic VICHY Dermablend Covermatte Compact Powder Foundation is your go-to. Perfect for oily and acne-prone skin, the formula helps to shrink the appearance of pores whilst improving the overall texture of your skin. Infused with Zinc Gluconate and Salicylic Acid, the foundation offers up to 12 hours of full, buildable coverage to help you create the ultimate non-cakey finish. With added dermatological benefits the product also works to reduce blemish causing bacteria and breakouts so you can feel confident in your complexion.

Dr.Jart+ Premium Beauty Balm

Straight from your TikTok screens, Dr.Jart+ is back with another game-changing beauty staple, this time it’s the Dr.Jart+ Premium Beauty Balm. The perfect hybrid between skincare and cosmetics, this lightweight formula helps to balance out your skin tone, blur the look of blemishes and minimise the appearance of dark spots. Infused with SPF45, it’s also great to help protect your skin against sun damage and environmental aggressors.

VICHY Dermablend Corrective Fluid Foundation

Another staple from VICHY is the Dermablend Corrective Fluid Foundation. This is a great alternative if you prefer a more dewy finish. Developed by experts to help camouflage skin conditions such as acne, rosacea and scarring, this lightweight fluid will shortly become your new makeup bag favourite. Hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, the foundation is also infused with SPF35 and can last up to 16 hours so you can create flawless skin from dawn till dusk.

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Oil-Free Matte SPF40 

Take your no-makeup-makeup look to the next level with the IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Oil-Free Matte SPF40 . If you’re not a fan of full coverage or want something sheer to wear on your makeup free days, this is the perfect alternative. The formula is infused with detoxifying Charcoal and Tea Tree extract to help soothe your blemishes and deeply nourish your complexion.

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Ellie Taylor
Writer and expert
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As a beauty fanatic I'm always on the lookout to try and experiment with new products! I’ve been writing about everything beauty for over 3 years and specialise in skincare so have plenty of tips and tricks to help put blemishes at bay and get your complexion glowing. Whilst being a content writer at LOOKFANTASTIC I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with incredible brands including Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana and La Mer, taking my understanding of the industry to the next level. In the past I’ve been a freelance makeup artist and have collaborated with brands including NYX and Revolution Beauty on a personal level, sharing my makeup creations for the world to see. My ride or die brands have to be PIXI, Laura Mercier and Bobbi Brown and I can’t live without my trusty MAC Velvet Teddy!