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I have just been diagnosed with a basal cell carcinoma. I'm very pale (MAC NW20) and always wear foundation. I do get oily skin so really need to find something appropriate for both. Does any such product exist?
I have never tried to tan and keep myself covered up in the sun so I am a bit fed up. I am only in my late thirties too .
I read an article this week though that says that foundations with SPF only work if you put on the amount of product required to get the SPF coverage proposed, which is about a Tablespoon of product for one face. So prob cheaper just to use a regular suncream as your base..
Practicality I relied on the suncreens in foundation and daily moisturizers for years but if you do thin layers it is not enough - lots of pigment spots. I am very pale and nowadays only wear concealer under LRP Anthelios Tinted sunscreen. It might be right color for a NW20, I'm a bit paler still and mix it with untinted Anthelios. Works much better than combining sunscreen and foundation - pigment spots are fading and no new ones are emerging. Invest in a good wide-brimmed hat too.