Foundation & concealer recommendations for acne

(7 Posts)
Iwonderif Tue 14-Jul-15 14:58:08

Im currently using a No7 foundation and a Stila concealer both of which i dont think are helping the acne. Brilliant coverage but im not sure they're non comedogenic. Please could i have some recommendations. I have cystic acne just on my chin. Currently under GP on antibiotics and a topical liquid but thinking of getting the LRP range as im tearing my hair out. At least when theyre covered im not so self concious. TIA.

CloserToFiftyThanTwenty Tue 14-Jul-15 15:11:40

I'm currently using a Mabelline BB cream with salycillic acid in it, which is working v well for me (with No 7 perfect blend concealer for the worst spots that need additional coverage)

MrsFlorrick Wed 15-Jul-15 17:43:33

Lily Lolo or Bellapierre mineral foundations. LL is cheaper but you need their separate concealer. Bellapierre is an all in one product. It will cover everything and help your skin heal.

yazzy85 Wed 15-Jul-15 18:11:15

Have a look at Lisa Eldridge's technique. She recommends using a light base and covering the spots with concealor.

www.lisaeldridge.com/video/12764/acneblemish-covering-make-up/#.VaaTuCVwbqA

Getuhda348 Wed 15-Jul-15 21:29:50

I have the same problem. I use Estee Lauder double wear foundation. It's my holy grail!! Given me so much more confidence and it lasts all day. Also it's one of very few that have a shade light enough for my skin.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 15-Jul-15 21:40:52

Another vote for Lily Lolo but I find I don't need an extra concealer , I just use extra foundation .

Wolpertinger Wed 15-Jul-15 21:45:14

Lisa Eldridge's Dermablend technique all the way.

And Effaclar Duo.

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