Acne is a really common skin complaint that can affect anyone at any age.Usually more prominent in areas of the skin where there are more sebaceous glands present as this is where more oil will naturally occur.
Acne does not only occur on an oily skin but also a dryer skin so it is really important to ensure you are using the correct skincare for your skin type especially focusing on cleansing the skin.
Raised acne on the skin is notoriously hard to cover with make-up and whilst you can tone down the colour you will never be able to cover the added texture that acne or spots have.Often more make-up only makes the spots more obvious.
We all feel conscious when we have blemishes and it really can ruin your whole day when you have a break out.They always seem to pop up on a really important day such as a job interview or your wedding day!
Nic has created a tutorial on our model Ellie to show you how to create a flawless base on skin that has areas of redness caused by acne.
Nic wanted to show you products that were specially formulated for sensitive acneic skin.These products are usually medicated and are tested to ensure they will not block pores.
Its vital to keep skin clean and Nic used Aveda Blemish relief pads which cleanse, exfoliate and unblock pores whilst helping to prevent new breakouts.
Next up was Clarins Lisse minute instant smooth.Sometimes due to skin type or medication skin can become dry and flaky.Because of this primers can cling on dry areas.
This product moisturises the skin but also helps to fill in fine lines and pores.Can also be mixed in with your foundation.
Clinique do some good foundations for blemished skin including their redness solutions foundation which is also good for Rosacea and blushing.
In the tutorial Nic has used Clinique anti blemish solutions as this has soothing ingredients that calm and tone down skin redness.
Oil free formula that glides over skin without looking chalky.
Once foundation is on and has had time to sink in then apply concealer to areas that require extra coverage.
Vichy Dermablend cosmetic corrective stick helps to give high coverage with up to 12 hours wear time.
Once this has all had chance to melt into the skin then gently press a lightweight powder into the skin.Be careful not to over powder to avoid that chalky finish.
Think you will agree the finished look is flawless without looking cakey.
What are your essentials for problematic skin?
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