5 Foundations Good for Acne Prone Skin

Beauty & Style | Melanie Yvette Martin | 06/25/2015 | 03:58 PM EDT

Finding makeup that works for a woman with acne can be a real experience, but there are options

Adult acne is real. Finding makeup that works for women with facial acne is even realer. For the record: women who have facial acne can wear foundation and other makeup. However, they do have to be very particular is what they wear.


Here, we list a few good brands that have mastered the foundation for women with acne.


Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup

One of the best of the best, this liquid foundation oil-free formula helps to neutralize redness and rid of blemishes.


CoverFX Natural Finish Oil Free Foundation

A water-based foundation that’s hydrating and offers sheer-to-full coverage, this has been an all time favorite for many women with acne. Available in an array of shades, it’s designed for women with sensitive skin and an array of acne issues.


bareMinerals BareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation SPF 20

Providing ample antioxidant protection, this beauty industry favorite is a foundation that helps add a significant glow to your skin while providing sun protection. It also comes in a variety of shades, perfect for Black women.


Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Oily/Combo Skin

A relatively cheaper version for women looking to save a buck or two, Revlon created a non-comedogenic formula that prevents pore blockage. This foundation also comes in an array of amazing shades and only retails for $12.99.


Dermablend Quick Fix Body Foundation

There are many pros to this foundation stick. It’s allergy tested, sensitive skin tested, non-comedogenic, and even non-acnegenic. The only con: there aren’t that many darker shades. 

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