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Tried and tested non-comodogenic stuff

(11 Posts)
TeaJunky Wed 05-Mar-14 21:20:41

Fellow acne/break out sufferers may understand the constant search for good non-comodegenic products!

Please share your non-comodogenic make up reccomendations in particular as well as a good, non bitty non-comodegenic sunscreen (that won't break the bank) smile

lurkingaround Wed 05-Mar-14 21:23:35 is good for looking up ingredients of products and rates them according to their comedogenicity (made up word?). Handy if you've the patience.

TeaJunky Thu 06-Mar-14 10:14:39

Thanks for that lurking!

Just been having a little search on there, there's seems to a rating system of comodegenicity(grin) but no key? So have no idea how comodogenic a rating of 4 is, for example. Is it out of 5 or 10?

lurkingaround Thu 06-Mar-14 10:39:00

AFAIK it's a rating out of 5. So 5 is the most comedogenic, zero the leqast. There are a few surprises there.

alexheartbeauty Thu 06-Mar-14 13:44:30

Nars tinted moisturiser, Vichy dermablend and Chanel Aqua vitaluminiere are bases that have been recommended to me by a derm as being non comodegenic. I think the Obagi sunscreen is good but it's quite expensive. LRP and Avene do cheaper alternatives that i suspect are also non comodegenic

FrugalFashionista Thu 06-Mar-14 13:53:41

For me, Revlon Colorstay and most LRP Effaclar products.
In truth all moisturizers and sunscreens seem to clog my pores but I can live with Eucerin 5% urea, Chanel sunscreen fluid, Chanel Hydra serum and Anthelios.
Comedogenicinity rating 2 or up -> major cystic acne for me.

lurkingaround Thu 06-Mar-14 16:32:35

Oh yes the Chanel sunscreen is v low comedogenicity. And a v good sunscreen. Shame I can't stand the smell of it.

TeaJunky Thu 06-Mar-14 22:15:34

Yes it is quite surprising isn't it! My current foundation is 4 in one area blush

<mental note to go Boots on weekend>

The no7 beautifully matte foundation appears to be quite good, nothing higher than a 2.

TeaJunky Thu 06-Mar-14 22:16:39

Thanks frugal, I actually read somewhere else online that revlon colour stay was NC. Must check it out

JasmineL Sun 09-Mar-14 21:09:27

I get acne/ breakouts and use this list

RonaldMcDonald Sun 09-Mar-14 21:20:35

I thought that the word was meaningless as no one sets the standard

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