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Pale inexpensive concealer (or tinted moisturiser) for teen DD?

(19 Posts)
rollonthesummer Sun 18-Dec-16 17:33:55

DD has bad spotty skin at the moment-I've offered her some of my make up a few times recently when we've been going out but she says it looks orange (I am not orange grin) but I'd like to get her something lightweight to try. She's got naturally white blonde hair/blue eyes and is v. pale-can anyone recommend anything that doesn't cost the earth?

PossumInAPearTree Sun 18-Dec-16 17:36:14

Garnier bb cream?

Pestilence13610 Sun 18-Dec-16 18:21:45

Rimmel bb cream comes in extra light.

MuppetsChristmasCarol Sun 18-Dec-16 18:35:19

Boots liquid foundation. They'll match it to your skin tone and it's very sheer.

Failing that I like the Nivea bb creams.

musicmum75 Sun 18-Dec-16 18:36:15

Body Shop or Boots No 7. I also used to love Boots Seventeen when I was younger.

slug Sun 18-Dec-16 20:04:49

This in fair works for DD who is blonde and extremely pale. It's a cream that can be used as both concealer on individual spots or an all over foundation

LadyLothian Sun 18-Dec-16 20:34:36

I've Celtic colouring and I find Boots No. 7 great. They have a lot of different levels of coverage too, so she should be able to get something lightweight there.

SleepingBooty Sun 18-Dec-16 20:37:27

Rimmel hide the blemish stick concealer in Ivory. It's a great starter concealer and very pale.

SpangledBoots Sun 18-Dec-16 20:56:14

L'Oréal true match might go light enough. It's great - very natural looking but can be built up in areas where the spots are.

Also make sure she's using a moisturiser to stop spots from looking crusty. Assuming she's exfoliating it won't look too bad but once you put make up on it highlights it.

I used to find the Clean and Clear dual action moisturiser amazing. You can even use a thick layer as a mask.

Good luck!

UncomfortableBadger Sun 18-Dec-16 21:50:09

Am super duper pale, bordering on pure white and Boots No 7 et al doesn't even touch the sides for me! Just orange.

If she is super duper pale, she may find that theatrical brands like Kryolan fit the bill (I'm the shade 'deathly flesh!'. Charles Fox in Covent Garden is amazing for pale skinned ladies.

Illamasqua (also stocked in Charles Fox) is also a good one.

Irrespective of shade, tell your lovely DD to look up the Lisa Eldridge pin point spot concealing technique. No need for her to cover up her gorgeous, young, glowing, non-blemished skin with heavy duty products smile

DoYouRememberJustinBobby Sun 18-Dec-16 21:53:26

GOSH do some good pale foundations around the £10 mark (often on offer).

Collecting Lasting Perfection concelor is under £5 and tops lots of lists. The lightest shade is good.

AVirginLitTheCandle Mon 19-Dec-16 01:34:55

The Collection lasting perfection concealer is very good and inexpensive. It's the best drugstore/high end concealer imo. I'm pretty pale and I used the shade fair 1 (I think that's what it's called) when I used it.

AVirginLitTheCandle Mon 19-Dec-16 01:35:55

High end? Meant high street obviously 🙄. It's late.

Philoslothy Mon 19-Dec-16 02:13:14

Seventeen phwoar paint

dontgobaconmyheart Mon 19-Dec-16 02:39:28

Another definite vote for the Collection lasting perfection concealer, its fantastic and inexpensive, absolutely worth trying. NARS radiant creamy concealer is wonderful and the palest concealer i have found so far ( with lots of trial and error), its more lightweight than the collection concealer, and is also paler - about £23 though, so pricey.

hellsbells99 Mon 19-Dec-16 02:40:02

I have a 19 year old DD who suffers from skin problems as well as being extremely pale. I agree with pp that Boots No 7 is no good for pale skins and that Collection concealer in lightest shade is very good. DD also uses Estée Lauder foundation which is certainly not cheap but suits her skin.

rollonthesummer Mon 19-Dec-16 08:28:01

Thank you so much for all your replies-the Boots Collection seems to have a few votes! Can I ask if that's the same as Boots Natural Collection or is it a different range?

hellsbells99 Mon 19-Dec-16 09:36:52
It is not a Boots brand but sold as Boots and Superdrug I think

Kennington Mon 19-Dec-16 13:22:41

Collections is supposed to be similar to clarins so would recommend

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