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I use a full-face primer, then my physician’s formula green concealer, then foundation, then a normal (skin toned) concealer, and THEN I set the whole works with powder. It covers really well, and stays on like crazy! πŸ™‚

I love studio sculpt to conceal but of course, the best concealment is… not having any via prevention and taking good care of your skin πŸ˜‰

Foundation over it first time, then a creamy concealer, I use MAC Studio Fix then loose powder over it with a puff. Usually I do not layer too much, it will have adverse results.

I use Lisa Eldridge’s method, as she showed in a video on YT. I use a light-medium foundation all over my face (Bourjois Healthy Mix or MUFE HD) and then concentrate on the acne areas with a full coverage concealer (love MAC studio finish concealer and Eve Pearl Duo foundation for that purpose). I put quite a lot of powder on these parts (with a velours puff or my beloved Hakuhodo G543 Powder DR Round) but only dust a light, thin layer of powder everywhere else, so that I don’t end up looking like I have much on, though the part of my face with issues now look flawless. This is the best method I’ve ever used to cover acne – takes a little bit longer but it’s totally worth it. Check her video out if you haven’t already – her channel is just in a league of its own! πŸ™‚

i usually have one or two pimples at most during or nearing my period and like you i use creamy concealer then pat it with powder. wow, been hearing a lot with Eve Pearl cosmetics. maybe worth checking out. do they ship internationally? thanks Christine, your blog is always an insipiration – for outer and inner beauty!

i still haven;t found an affordable concealer that covers well acne[not even mentioning finding a concealer that would cover my dead dark circles :))…but what I do usually is put foundation all over and then concealer stick on spots, then powder. i haven’t tried a green concealer yet but i’m curious

I use Physicians Formula concealer twin and one side is green. It has a doe-foot applicator and dries really quickly. I apply a small amount of green to the blemish and dab with my finger until I see the redness neutralized. After a couple of moments I use the “flesh” coloured side and it covers the whole thing. It works really well.

I don’t know about drugstore concealers for blemishes but revlon photo ready is great for dark circles. It has a creamy texture and is somewhat salmony in color. For blemishes I use kat von dee’s tattoo concealer. Works like a dream. I’ve heard hard candy glamoflage is supposed to be a dupe but I haven’t tried it.

If you have a Target close to you, try the Sonia Kashuk concealer quad. It comes with a light concealer, medium, and a green tinted one and also with a setting powder. I think this concealer lasts and looks much better than my MAC studio finish. I haven’t touched it since trying this one!

Hey! So I usually use Make Up for ever’s Waterproof camouflage concealer (8)! It really works for me, for red spots, acne, you name it! It dries fast (maybe you wont like the stickiness) if you choose the correct shade, it will last for ever! It is actually $30 😐 but it’s worth it and I use it almost everyday!; more than a new t-shirt i have never used in my closet πŸ™‚

Agreed. I also make sure to give the zit a good zapping at night. Also use an exfoliating mask if I’m having breakouts because it’s that time of the month or I’ve been lazy about washing my face at night.

I usually try to use a little more foundation or a heavier coverage foundation first to try to cover it, but if it is really bad I’ll use a creamy concealer such as the Tarte Amazonian clay waterproof concealer or the new Nars concealer which I’m loving!

Don’t conceal it, treat it. When I got acne, I treated it with Paula Begoun’s BHA solution and gentle 5% benzoyl peroxide lotion. Hot water compresses (soak a washcloth in hot water, let cool lightly if necessary, and wring it) helped bring pimples to a head.

My favorite is Laura Mercier’s secret camouflage. I like the consistency and it blends into my skin well. I have very minor skin blemishes though (occasional pimple or 2); others may not like it of they have more serious acne.

Being a guy wearing tons of makeup issa nono.. first and foremost is treatment of the affected area.. wash, scrub, treat, after a couple days i can in with some conceal work and foundation w/ treatment and a nice mattifyin powder to finish

I can’t! well I don’t really have acne problems,but I have post-acne spots so easily.either way,I can never cover an acne or mark well.every concealer seems to disappear when I try to blend them.I also hate the way a pimple looks when topped with heavy concealer and powder.if there is really something that needs concealing I use a yellow/green corrector but generally I find that treating acne and then concealing them is more important.

For spot concealing, I neutralize the redness with Physician’s Formula green concealer applied with a 219 brush. I’ll let it set and then go over it again with my regular concealer (Studio Sculpt). Foundation and setting powder on top of that and I’m good to go! I really wish more brands would make green concealers :/

I add a tiny dot of green concealer onto each major spot. A little bit of it goes a long way, so any excess that gets on my major acne goes onto my minor acne. Then I use one or both of my skin-toned concealers on each now-green spot. The green concealer is Palladio herbal and the skin-toned concealers are Smashbox Camera-Ready (darker, creamer, less opaque) and a full-coverage one from Avon (paler, thicker, and more opaque). And watch Lisa Eldridge’s Acne Covering Makeup video!

I don’t conceal it, I usually put medicine on it. For me, concealer or foundation on my acne can make my skin look worse.

Hi there.. may i know which shade of Eve Pearl’s Salmon Concealer will be suitable for NC25? hope to hear ur suggestion. TQVM.

I use Physicians Formula Gentle Cover Concealer in Cover Green and then foundation because it really is green (it covers the red really well). But I really prefer treating my acne and then use a tinted moisturizer.

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