Anti-Acne Foundation

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Anti-Acne Foundation.

If you're looking for a foundation to help fight the battle against acne, you've come to the right place. Anti-acne foundations are designed to help clear up blemishes and prevent future breakouts. They can be worn alone or over other products to help prevent further irritation. Here are some of the best anti-acne foundations on the market.

NARSSheer Glow Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2165686

Color: Salzburg - L3.5 - light with warm undertones

5.4K Reviews


I have very oily acne prone skin and NARS foundations have always been the only foundations to never break me out! ...This foundations did not break out my acne prone top foundation

What it is: A foundation with buildable coverage for a finish that enhances the look of skin, without masking the natural complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Brightens skin and diminishes the look of discoloration.
- Turmeric: Enhances skin radiance and evens the look of skin tone.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil, sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehyde, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban, and fragrance.

ILIASuper Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2547081

Color: Matira ST11 - medium with cool undertones

1.2K Reviews


So hydrating and natural looking with anti-aging ingredients and spf 40 to boot. Will definitely repurchase ❤️❤️...Also helped clear up my acne! The only bad part is that it leaks everywhere so badly

What it is: A clean, tinted serum that provides light, dewy coverage with mineral SPF and active levels of skincare ingredients—now available in a range of flexible shades.

Coverage: Light



SPF: 40

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant-based Squalane: Hydrates and visibly improves elasticity without clogging pores.
- Niacinamide: Visibly smooths texture, minimizes the appearance of pores, softens lines, and promotes even tone.
- Hyaluronic Acids (Macro and Micro): Penetrate at different levels to visibly plump and boost skin’s moisture levels.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free,and cruelty-free.

Bobbi BrownSkin Foundation Stick

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1614981

Color: Golden Almond (W-088) - dark brown with golden undertones for dark skin

1.2K Reviews


best foundation I've ever used...I have acne prone skin, and I've struggled to find a foundation that covers my blemishes. ...I struggle with acne/acne scars, fairly large pores and a bit of redness/discoloration.

What it is: A foundation formulated with a unique transparent base and that’s expertly calibrated to your undertone to even out and correct the complexion.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Featuring a blend of emollients like olive extract and shea butter, the formula moisturizes wherever skin is dry. It delivers medium to full coverage and is water-, sweat-, and humidity-resistant.

NUDESTIXTinted Cover Skin Tint Foundation

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2661478

Color: NUDE 1.5

95 Reviews


very moisturizing for my flakey acne and can build coverage easily. highly recommend dabbing powder onto your t-zone if you get oily throughout the day. i’ll stick w this one for a while :p...My all time favorite foundation...I love Mac face and body. I loved the water foundation from makeup forever. This tops those foundations by a mile.

What it is: Skin tint liquid foundation with buildable coverage for getting an even skin tone and a flawless natural makeup finish.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Rosemary Extract: Packed with skin-loving phenolic compounds

- Coffee Seed Extract: Powerful antioxidant, Vitamin E plus other natural antioxidants

- Green Tea Extract: Packed with plant polyphenols, soothing Antioxidant, Anti-pollution

Danessa Myricks BeautyVision Cream Cover Adjustable Foundation & Concealer

Size: 0.34 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2443943

Color: W05 - tan to deep skin with golden undertones

204 Reviews


Great foundation if you learn how to use it...This is my favorite foundation. I have texture and struggle with acne and hyperpigmentation and this gives great coverage. of my favourite foundations...Also covers my acne so good! I love it.

What it is: An innovative foundation-concealer hybrid formula designed to give you the ultimate adjustable coverage or create a lightweight base.

Coverage: Full



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant-Derived Squalane 100%: Known to balance oil production and offer visibly anti-aging properties.
- Vitamin E: Antioxidant known to protect skin from damage.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

LAWLESSConseal The Deal Long-Wear Full-Coverage Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2531226

Color: Palo Santo - medium-tan with soft peach undertones

428 Reviews


New fav foundation!...I love lightweight foundations so I was very excited to try this new foundation by Lawless. ...I do not have to much bump on my face but there is some small acnes scars. This foundation is thin but was able to cover my imperfections perfectly!

What it is: A long-wearing, lightweight fluid foundation that delivers modern full coverage with a self-setting, natural-matte finish. Vegan and silicone-free.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Nasturtium Flower Extract: Limits free-radical damage caused by blue light.
- Goji Berry: Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and widely used to reduce visible signs of aging.
- Bisabolo and Ginger Extracts: Soothing anti-irritants suitable for dry, sensitive skin.

Yves Saint LaurentAll Hours Foundation

Size: .85 oz / 25 mL·ITEM: 2656809

Color: MN1 - Medium Neutral 1

390 Reviews


Great for acne prone skin!...After using this product for the last few weeks, I’ve notice a big difference in the overall feel of my skin. This foundation isn’t cakey and doesn’t clog my pores. Having acne prone skin, this foundation is great....Good for acne prone skin...I have acne prone skin and this foundation didn’t break me out.

What it is: A breathable liquid foundation that delivers up to 24 hours of coverage with a weightless feel and luminous matte finish.

Coverage: Full



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Provides all-day hydration.
- Jasmine Petals from the YSL Beauty Ourika Community Gardens for its dullness-free properties.
- Vegetal Taurine: for its anti-fatigue properties .

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: This innovative formula glides on seamlessly for full, luminous matte coverage that feels bare. It is transfer-proof, waterproof, and heat resistant and is infused with hyaluronic acid and jasmine peta

SEPHORA COLLECTIONBest Skin Ever Liquid Foundation

Size: 0.84 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2326890

Color: 17.5 N - for light skin with neutral undertones

1.5K Reviews


Perfect daily foundation...Would suggest using a good primer or base though . It’s also anti pollution....Goes perfect with oily acne prone skin !...I have oily acne prone skin and the matte foundations made my acne bumps stand out but this works wonders !

What it is: A medium-coverage, natural-finish foundation with a long-wearing, anti-pollution formula that hydrates skin for up to 12 hours and is infused with skincare benefits.




Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates.
- Red Algae Extract: Hydrates.
- Brown Algae Extract: Provides an anti-pollution protective shield.

What Else You Need to Know: Best Skin Ever Liquid Foundation delivers a second-skin effect and provides lasting hydration, while covering imperfections. Its formula is clinically shown to reduce signs of stress/fatigue, and usage over time is proven to make skin smoother, more even, and more radiant.

Wander BeautyWanderlust Powder Foundation

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2284388

Color: Rich Deep - deep with warm brown undertones

295 Reviews


Best foundation powder I have used. Havent touched my liquid foundations in weeks. ...Still loving this foundation...My current go to for my textured, hyperpigmented, acne-prone skin. Covers well without the itch that I've experienced with other powder foundations and no outbreaks.

✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

✔ Matte

What it is:
An innovative, hydrating, ultra-fine powder foundation with globally sourced, skin-loving ingredients that glide on and last all day.

What it does:
Wanderlust Powder Foundation provides full coverage with an incredibly natural-looking finish. The lightweight and ultra-fine powder absorbs excess oil and minimizes pores without ever looking cakey. It’s infused with aloe leaf extract to moisturize skin and restore suppleness while hibiscus flower extract evens out your skin tone and increases the look of your skin’s elasticity.

Bobbi BrownIntensive Serum Foundation SPF 40

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2501492

Color: Warm Honey - medium dark beige with golden yellow undertones for medium dark skin

241 Reviews


Love that the foundation itself feels like air on my skin, with the added spf & anti aging properties. ...Lightweight, spf, anti-aging foundation...This foundation is very lightweight and looks very natural.

What it is: A serum foundation that is powered by 25 skincare ingredients and leaves skin looking smoother, plumper, and more radiant.




SPF: SPF over 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cordyceps and Ginseng: Replenish skin’s natural energy for healthy-looking, visibly glowing skin.
- A Moisture Complex including Hyaluronic Acid: Softens, visibly plumps skin, and reduces the appearance of fine dry lines.
- Vitamin E and UV Filters: Defend against skin-dulling UVA/UVB rays, pollution, and blue light.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan.

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