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Makeup Tips and Guidelines for Acne-Prone Skin

Makeup Tips and Guidelines for Acne-Prone Skin

If you have thought that acne-prone skin requires heavy makeup, then you are wrong. Acne-Prone skin doesn’t require heavy makeup, they only need the right makeup products and application.

Do you have acne-prone skin and it is very tough for you to choose the right skincare products or makeup products, Then our makeup tips and guidelines will help you flaunt perfect-looking skin even if you have acne.

Acne-Prone skin needs special care when it comes to taking care of the skin and even when using makeup. So, whenever you are shopping for skincare and beauty products, labels like non-comedogenic, gel-based, oil-free are the ones you should always reach out for. Here we share some makeup tips for acne-prone skin, that will change your life if you have acne. These simple makeup tips will be very easy if you do not want your breakouts to become worse.

Use Primer

If you have acne-prone skin, and your skin tends to be more oily and because of this your makeup does not stay long. After few hours, you notice that your makeup starts sliding off your skin. To stop this, use a primer especially on your T-Zone area before applying foundation. This will give a smooth texture, maximum coverage and make the products last longer

Apply a Color Corrector

Because of acne, you will notice a lot of red spots on your face, and applying concealer on top of the spots does not conceal them properly. Instead of using concealer, use a green color corrector. Using it on the top of the red sports, will neutralize the color and conceal these spots well. After using the color-corrector, apply concealer on top of it.

Avoid Makeup Sponge and Makeup Brushes

The possibility of spreading bacteria using makeup tools like sponges and brushes is more, and it may irritable for acne-prone skin, and can make the breakout even worse. So, instead of using these makeup tools, you should use your fingers to apply makeup. But, make sure that your hands are clean before you touch the face.

Never Pile on Layers

If you pile on layers of makeup products, your bumps will be more visible. So, always do the makeup with the least amount of the product and then continuously build up using light pressure. You should apply the makeup very smoothly to not irritate your acne-prone skin, and blend it well. Blending is the key to perfect and flawless-looking makeup.

Use Acne-Friendly Products

Whenever you buy any makeup products, you should be very careful to choose acne-friendly products that have salicylic acid and tea tree oil to keep your acne and breakouts under control. Avoid heavy oil and cream-based products, choose light matte, water, or gel-based product that do not make your skin oily.

Remove your makeup

Before going to bed, don’t forget to remove your makeup. Never go to sleep with your makeup on, otherwise, it can clog your skin’s pores and make your acne worse. After removing the makeup, cleansing your face with a water-based cleanser, and then tone and moisturize it to wake up with soft and supple skin.

So, These are some makeup tips and guidelines for acne-prone skin. If you have also, you can try them. They will be very helpful for you to do the right makeup for your skin. They protect your skin from breakouts and from making acne worse. Follow these simple makeup tips and guidelines, and don’t forget to give the review “how they work for your acne-prone skin”? And if you have some other makeup tips and guidelines for acne-prone skin, you should share them with us.

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