Makeup For Acne

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If you have acne, you know that it can be a real bummer to have your skin come out with spots and blemishes. You may even have tried many different products and techniques to clear up your skin but to no avail. If you are looking for a way to treat your acne, here are some makeup products that can help. Here are some of the suggested products for you.

Beautyblender12-Hour Always on Radiant Skin Tint with Hyaluronic Acid & Niacinamide

Size: 1 oz/ 30mL·ITEM: 2477271

Color: Light 2 - fair skin tones with cool undertones

1.2K Reviews


(Use sparingly or it can cake up quickly) I have oily acne prone combo skin and this gives me such a gorgeous “no makeup-makeup” finish. ...I love this product! I have Dry/acne prone skin and I love wearing this on my more “natural” makeup days.

What it is: A skin tint that hydrates with light-medium buildable coverage and a naturally radiant finish.

Coverage: Light



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid- Helps to visibly plump skin and improve the look of fine lines and seal in moisture.
- Niacinamide and Willow Bark Extract: Visibly smooth, brighten, reduce the look of irritation, and minimizes the appearance of pores and blemishes to keep skin looking smooth and clear.
- Beta Glucan: Soothes and restores skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, tr

CLINIQUEStay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1411115

Color: 5 Fair

1.3K Reviews


Also, my skin has totally cleared up since using this makeup--more so than when I used acne makeups with salycic acid (ie Nuetrogena)...I' m using this foundation and i have acne and some acne scars. I don't feel like i'm wearing too much makeup.

What it is: An oil-free makeup that helps you stay matte all day.

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: This product is formulated without parabens, fragrance, and oil.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula absorbs shine, controls oil, and resists sweat. It features medium coverage with a natural matte finish and boasts eight-hour wear. This product is dermatologist-tested and non-acnegenic.


great for new to makeup girls...Keeps her face clear of acne, and doesn't look cakey. She loves it....It works perfectly for this as it isn't too heavy on the color/shade so it's obvious I'm trying to hide acne. I use it on my whole face if I'm not in the mood for a heavy makeup look.

What it is: An oil-free formula that maintains a fresh look and feel, all day and night.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, mineral oil, and fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: Clinique’s Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder Stay has a matte finish with sheer coverage. It’s also dermatologist-tested and non-acnegenic.

MERITThe Minimalist Perfecting Complexion Foundation and Concealer Stick

Size: 0.23 oz / 6.5 g·ITEM: 2569010

Color: Ecru - light with peach undertones

1.8K Reviews


Perfect concealer for sensitive acne prone skin...This covers my acne and pimples well along with any dark spots, I use this daily and it doesn’t irritate my skin whatsoever and I have eczema, throughout the day on the dryer parts of my face it gets a little patchy, but most makeup has that problem...For everyday makeup- foundation and concealer...Perfect consistency, formula and super lightweight. I suffer with acne and it's so hard to find products that actually work and cover your blemishes!

What it is: A buildable, lightweight complexion stick that can be used as a foundation or a concealer for easy, natural-looking coverage on the go.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Fatty Acids: Condition skin and lock in moisture.
- Sea Daffodil Extract: Diminishes the look of dark spots and pigmentation.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: MERIT’s bestselling formula—now with 1.7X more product and redesigned packaging for durability on the go—is designed to replace your all-over coverage.

Westman AtelierVital Skin Full Coverage Foundation and Concealer Stick

Size: 0.31oz / 9g·ITEM: 2434264

Color: Atelier IX - soft tan, neutral undertone

827 Reviews


I don’t feel like it’s clogging my pores or worsen my acnes...Coconut oil is comedogenic and may cause acne for people with acne prone skin. However, I do believe it’s light weight and works well for daily use.

What it is: Clean, high performance cream foundation and concealer stick packed with nourishing ingredients for a radiant, second skin, natural finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Vegetable-Derived Squalane: Helps prevent moisture loss.

- Phytosphingosine: Skin-soothing and calming properties.

- Berryflux Vita: Hydration-boosting and youth-preserving properties.

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

Charlotte TilburyHollywood Contour Wand

Size: 0.40 oz/ 12mL·ITEM: 2115954

Color: Fair/ Medium

988 Reviews


Eh probably better for non acne prone skin...It’s okay, I think it may be my skin type that doesn’t work with it (dry, acne prone). I use concealer as foundation and I can’t use this product on top, else it will take off my base....Must have for oily/acne prone skin...People have said that this product is not pigmented, it’s not the most Pimentes thing in the world but it’s very good. It is great on Acne prone skin and oily skin

What it is:
A soft-focus, semi-matte contour wand with sponge applicator.

What it does:
The Hollywood Contour Wand’s easy cushion applicator makes creating gorgeous, sculpted cheekbones easy. It has treated pigments with good adherence and color uniformity that create shadows and define features for a natural finish. The formula has a lightweight and dry feel upon application for easy blending. Apply it directly to skin using the cushion applicator, which evenly dispenses product onto the cheek hollows, nose, temples, and jawline. After applying simply blend it out with the Hollywood Complexion Brush. The result is a beautiful, naturally sculpted look.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates

Too FacedBorn This Way Natural Finish Longwear Liquid Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2084697

Color: Truffle - rich with golden undertones

15K Reviews


Covers up all of my acne and acne scars. It makes my skin look go for acne prone...It was way to oily for my acne prone skin. Good coverage though.

What it is: An oil-free lightweight foundation that masterfully diffuses the line between makeup and skin for undetectable coverage.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Coconut Water: Aids in delicately replenishing skin’s moisture levels.
- Alpine Rose: Helps support skin’s health and resilience.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Gives a smoother, more youthful appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

IT CosmeticsYour Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2390011

Color: Rich Warm 51.5 - dark tan complexion with yellow undertone

549 Reviews


Fantastic foundation. Love it for aging acne prone skin....I do 2 layers bc I have acne scarring and it hides my hyperpigmentation completely.

What it is: A lightweight, buildable, hydrating foundation with a natural radiant finish that works to give you better-looking skin instantly and over time.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid and Aloe Vera: Instantly hydrate and visibly smooth skin.
- Hepes Acid: Gently exfoliates for a brighter-looking complexion.
- Vitamins E and B5: Moisturize and fight free radicals to support skin‘s barrier.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and

Charlotte TilburyMagic Foundation

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2138634

Color: 11 - deep bronze for deep to dark skin tones with warm golden undertones

79 Reviews


But the coverage is pretty good - I don’t really need to use much concealer to cover any acne or redness....I have sensitive combo/oily skin with minor acne scaring and am super picky about what foundation I put on my face and this stuff is actually amazing.

✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

✔ Matte

What it is:
A long-lasting, medium, buildable-coverage foundation with a demi-matte finish.

What it does:
Charlotte Tilbury's Magic Foundation is a miracle in a bottle, perfect for all skin types and tones. This award-winning, weightless formula offers medium, buildable coverage for everything from minor imperfections to more full-coverage skin concerns like blemishes and redness. Rich in antioxidants, it reduces the look of wrinkles, age spots, and discoloration to leave you looking youthful and refreshed.

ROSE INCSoftlight Skin-Smoothing Hydrating Non-Comedogenic Foundation

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2698041

Color: 21W - medium-deep with peach undertone

511 Reviews


Great for Acne...This is a really lightweight formula that covers my blemishes nicely. Great for acne prone and combination skin. If it's humid this is a good foundation that won't melt, wear off, or feel greasy during the day....My skin looks and feels great I have dry skin and textured acne prone skin this doesn’t break me out is long wearing and covers my acne highly recommend to everyone looking for a flawless skin finish

What it is: A clean, medium coverage foundation that’s smoothing, weightless and buildable. Has a natural finish and is ideal for acne-prone skin.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Adaptive Skin-Balancing Complex: Visibly reduces redness, pores, excess oil; good for acne-prone skin.

- Targeted Hydration Complex with Ectoin: Emollient blend to calm, replenish, and hydrate skin where needed.

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