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Win It! Michael Todd Organics Skincare!


Michael Todd True Organics was founded by Lewis Hendler, who takes an approach that combines “organic ingredients with powerful anti-aging and blemish healing ingredients” to create effective products “without parabens or other potentially harmful additives.”

Now, Temptalia readers have a chance to try Michael Todd True Organics themselves with a three-winner giveaway! First place winner will receive a Clear Bilight ($195 value) that utilizes blue and red light energy (read about the science behind it), plus a complete acne regimen ($147 value). Second place winner will receive a complete acne regimen ($147 value). The third place winner will receive an Eye-o-Sonic Serum Infusion System ($107 value).

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The approximate value of the grand prize is $342.00; runner-up prize is valued at $147; and third-place prize is value at $107. This prize is non-transferable. There are no cash or other substitutes of prizes by winner. Temptalia reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize is unavailable for any reason. Individual, parent, or legal guardian of the winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to the grand prize. Prize will be mailed to the winner’s physical mailing address. Please allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery.

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If it’s too bad, besides using foundation and then concealer I use a little chapstick or lip balm to give the skin a smoother appearance and then finish with powder.

Best tip on concealing acne is to use a good primer, yellow based concealer, and a good stippling brusg . The combination of those three will blend the acne into your foundation so its near invisible!

When I get breakouts, I do my normal morning skincare routine (moisturize, prime, Smashbox Camera Ready BB cream) and then touch up any red spots with Makeup Forever’s HD concealer.. This stuff is amazing and completely gets rid of any trace of redness!

I like to use LM secret camouflage for concealing acne spots. I use a pointed concealer brush and dab some concealer on acne spot, then dab again with finger and finish with loose powder to set.

I try to prevent my skin from breaking out at all. When it does I like to conceal redness by placing a cold brewed chamomile teabag on the affected areas for a few minutes. Then I use my regular concealer as usual to help cover the bumps by dabbing it on and blending the edges well.

Omg I reallyy reallyy wanted to try Michael Todd products, I even went on their website just yesterday to look at their products but I just coudnt afford it.. That would be just awesome to win and get a chance to use their products. All the review I read was positive! This giveaway is right in time when I literally recently got into search for them wow maybe its a sign anyway good luck to everyone!! Please enter me!

I love MTTO! Thanks for the giveaway! I make sure to keep my face clean so I hopefully don’t have to worry about concealing acne. I remember to exfoliate, and if the pimple still comes, a little bit of concealer, blend the edges and I’m good to go!

I like to use spot treatment on my acne with my myriad acne clay mask it reduces the redness and swelling for me then to conceal my acne I spot conceal ontop on my naked foundation with the same foundation for extra coverage πŸ™‚

My best tip for covering acne is making sure the area is moisturized (no flakes) and use a creamy concealer to cover (add coverage slowly – it’s always better to add more concealer than try to take it away)!

I guess I should put my best tip for concealing acne, heh. I honestly find that the less product you put on it, the better it looks. BUT if you’re needing multiple layers, make sure you “set” the product with powder after each layer.

I conceal with the MAC studio concealer. I like this concealer because it is thick to cover any blemishes or dark circles I have under my eyes. I have the concealer palette, which also includes correctors. I use the correctors first and then my concealer shade. I find that that is the best way for my to conceal! Finish with a powder for all day stay and you’re set!

The best way to “conceal” is to use a skincare product that keeps acne at bay so you don’t have anything to conceal. Other than that, use a product (concealer, foundation, powder) that helps heal instead of clogging and making it worse.

My best tip on concealing acne is to find a thicker consistency concealer and to dab or pat it on, with a setting powder over it. I use concealer with acne medicine in it like Almay.

Best way to conceal acne is exfoliate, moisturize, use foundation, then dab concealer on blemish and set with powder. If you want it to last all day, set with setting spray πŸ™‚

My routine for concealing acne is: making sure my skin is well moisturized first, applying a primer to smooth the skin, using my usual foundation followed by MUFE Full Coverage Concealer πŸ™‚

Best tip is to get a wet qtip and freeze it then put it on the inflamed area to help bring the inflamation down then use a salicylic acid based concealer on the acne spot πŸ™‚

I don’t necessarily have a tip, but the best concealer I’ve found based on a college friend’s recommendation was Mary Kay’s concealer. All it took to cover blemishes was a tiny amount patted on on the area and it was practically invisible. That was years ago and somewhere along the line I stopped using it. Recently I decided to give it a try again. The packaging has changed, maybe the formula too I’m not sure, but it still does a good job of concealing any issues I have.

The best tip I have is to use a high coverage concealer and foundation, I sometimes will dab abit of toothpaste on a pimple for like 10 minutes to help dry it out.

If I conceal I find my acne stands out more. The night before I put a good treatment and moisturizer so it won’t get dry. I put a little bit of a powder foundation lightly over it. Otherwise I just leave it alone πŸ™‚

The best way I’ve found to conceal acne is to either put concealer on first, then go over with foundation, and to pat the the area with the brush instead of rubbing or swiping. I also use the Real Techniques deluxe crease brush for all concealing and it works wonders!

I like to use my regular foundation with stippling brush, then concealer in similar shade, followed by powder. This helps a bit πŸ™‚
I have used the Michael Todd exfoliating mask and I like it! Hope to win πŸ™‚

Moisturize with a good gel-based moisturizer first before anything else, the acne will only be more notizeable if it’s dry and flaky. Then a good oil-free primer, and then use a yellow-based concealer to hide the redness from the acne/spot. Something a little more “hard” in texture is better than a liquid concealer. A neutral/yellow-based foundation can really help with the redness from acne, on the face.

Use the very tiniest amount of a dry concealer and pat it in with a brush (love ELF’s precision concealer brush) so your hands don’t pull off product. Then spray it with setting spray and DO NOT TOUCH IT EVER.

I love to use the Laura Mercier secret camouflage which is a dual pan concealer that is oil free, which is very important when covering up the blemish. You can use the two colors to make the perfect color to hide your blemish. it is awesome!

make sure the area is clean.you can add a color corrector first such as green (cancels out red) then apply concealer in the spot, concentrating it to the area. then blend the edges gently. you might want to add powder to keep it in place. πŸ™‚

If I have time I actually do a sheet mask (could be just toner + cotton pad) on the acne area to cool it down a bit and then give it some moisture and do my regular routine with foundation then liquid concealer, and press powder.

For red, shiny acne I use a stick concealer and lightly pat some powder on with my finger. For dry, flaky skin around acne, I make sure to lay on a generous portion of moisturizer before applying makeup to let it sink in a bit, and then lightly wiping off excess as it’s time to put on the concealing makeup.

First thing, I use visine to help shrink the capillaries and reduce redness. I prefer to use Kett airbrush foundation dabbed with a small, pointed concealer brush. I like the Kett because it provides good coverage without looking cakey. I then add some powder (containing salicylic acid so I feel like I am also medicating it) to set. If all else fails, I grab my eyebrow pencil and color myself a new beauty mark! πŸ˜€

My tip on concealing acne: use a thin layer of “luminous” or “reflective” or “diffusing” concealer all over a raised blemish and buff the edges into your base (foundation, your natural skin, etc). Take a matte, skin tone, fuller coverage concealer and pinpoint conceal the most raised and red parts of the blemish. Then carefully tap the matte concealer into the luminous concealer until their is no detectable edge. This should mask the redness and minimize the shadow that the blemish casts, hopefully evening out the texture.

I’ve had moderate to severe acne for 10 years, and my best tip for covering spots is light layering of products! I start with a really thin layer of liquid foundation.. add another thin layer if my skin is extra bad that day. Then a light layer of a mineral powder foundation. This helps me from looking too cakey. And I have always avoided concealer… it has never worked for me!

To conceal acne, I always try to use the same steps: first I start out with a good moisturizer, concentrating a little more on the area of trouble so it doesn’t flake up and look dry, then I use a full coverage concealer to help diminish any redness, and finally set it with a powder so it stays put!

I do a tiny bit of pinpoint concealing just on the top of the blemish and don’t blend it out, instead patting foundation over it. That’s the best method I’ve found.

I like to use a green concealer or primer to get rid of the redness. Then I dab concealer on the blemish with my finger. It blends in better with my finger than a brush.then use a lighter concealer around the blemish to kind of hide the shadow

Luckily, I’m past the acne concealing stage, for the most part. (This is why I am eyeing the eye products!) But make sure there are no flakes, and then however you conceal, don’t touch it!

Best way for me to conceal acne or red spots is to use a green based concealer and dab it and then apply a full coverage foundation in ur color and redness is gone and acne is invisible. Works great for me

My best tip for concealing acne is to treat it, and take care of your skin! I’d rather have well taken care of skin than to have to conceal every bump, spot, issue, etc… I used to have acne, and the clarisonic changed my life & my skin completely!!! Also, stay hydrated!

I’ve dealt with this most of my life. I use a tiny brush loaded with concealer from a stick or pencil, then dust Bare Minerals Bisque on top. I set with a mist of water or Skindinavia spray.

I’m never able to find a concealer that’s matches my foundation. So I try to cover with the foundation as much as I can.
Thank you for the giveaway, have wanted to try this brand since so long.

My best tip on concealing acne is to not go overboard on concealer, and to not pick at/pop pimples. When you pop pimples, it usually gets scabby, creating texture which is not really covered up with concealer. Also, piling on tons of concealer looks obvious as well, and can make it obvious that you were trying to cover something up.

I’ve been using the neutrogena rapid clear cleanser/mask for my acne, it prevents breakouts πŸ˜€ no new breakouts for me but doesn’t get rid of the whiteheads, but now I don’t have to worry about getting pitted scars because I don’t have pimples anymore, which is good

I think the best way to conceal acne is by using a great clear primer for the face, whether you’re a man or woman. I think the primer will fill in some of the scar area, minimizing the look. And I think that using powder of any kind should always be avoided.

Dlori
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What I use to cover my acne dark spots is a peach /orange colored concelar buff that into my skin then go over top with my regular concelar and then put on my foundation and my dark spots are completly covered.

For about 2-3 months, I’ve been using the Michael Todd True Organics acne line and I have seen a huge difference. I actually have very few breakouts (not even during that time of the month) and it has even helped diminish fine lines and it has just overall given me younger looking skin. The way I used to conceal my acne before using MTTO was just using concealer before and sometimes after applying my foundation with a concealer matching my skin. Everyone should give this line a shot. It is absolutely amazing! I would love to win that Acne Bi-light! Good luck to all!

My best tip for concealing acne or a blemish is using enough powder, but don’t overdo it. Everything that’s shiny looks more visible, mattifying pushes things back and flattens the blemish. And if it’s a sore, crusty (iew!) blemish, don’t bother piling the concealer on because it will actually make it look a lot worse.

The best way that I’ve found to conceal acne is to first use a green-tinted corrector to diminish redness, and then top it with a creamy concealer. There’s nothing that looks worse than a zit that is visibly caked with makeup and/or powder.

Also for concealing acne, I always make sure the area is clean and exfoliated before putting any makeup on it. Then I put my primer and foundation and that usually conceals most of my acne. For those stubborn ones that still peek through even after that, I follow up with my concealer and pats that on and it conceals the stubborns. (:

My best tip to hide acne is to have a true green concealer and lilac hand! They can disguise the redness caused by the infection if it is an emergency! For natural is let her breathe and not choke her even more! πŸ˜‰

I have been wanting to try Michael Todd for a while now but haven’t because it’s a little more money than I’m willing to pay..but maybe one day.

One of the most important things that I have come to realize is that even with breakouts and even though I have oily skin at times, it is absolutely necessary to moisturize.

I honestly think: don’t cover it up! It just makes it worse, in my opinion. Let it breathe for a day or two as much as it kills you and it’ll disappear MUCH faster! I’m talking 2 days verses a week and a half people! I also like to add more steps to my skincare regime- like a clarifying mask or scrub- pure bliss!
Good luck!

Best trick to conceal acne: For me, using a good primer, then a thin, yet highly pigmented concealer, and using a mineral powder foundation. Fortunately, I don’t have breakouts very often anymore, but used to have a terrible time!

I just use my full coverage foundation and the airbrush brush #55 (i think) from sephora and my blemishes cover really well and then set with powder. i try using concealers, even a full coverage one, but when using my fingers to blend blends around it rather than actually covering the blemish, so i rather rely on my foundation and apply more if necessary to the problem areas

exfoliate! my biggest pet peeve when it comes to concealer or foundation is the product clinging on and accentuating the dry skin around the acne. It just screams I-tried-to-cover-this-but-obviously-I-was-not-successful

I LOVE Michael Todd True Organics! I’ve noticed that I hardly have to conceal any acne when I use their products regularly, but my best tip is to use a yellow-toned powder lightly to off-set redness in the face!

I’m not that great at concealing acne. I’ve been dealing with a breakout for a long time now.
I use a creamy, full-coverage concealer for my blemishes, not a liquid one.
I use a small brush to apply the concealer, then pat with my fingers to blend the edges.
Patting seems to work better than just brushing on the concealer.

I absolutely love the revlon colorstay concealer for covering acne, it obviously doesn’t cover the bumps but it covers the redness perfectly! For me it works even better than the Nars creamy concealer

Love the idea of participate to win one of the awesome prizes by Michael Tood Organics because if lucky enough, my skin could benefit tons just in time! Always is best to be optimistic πŸ™‚

The best way for me to conceal is using a cream concealer after my foundation. I have a lot of acne and acne scarring. I put the foundation first because i want to see how much the foundation will cover and then put concealer and powder

I love natural products, and only just discovered Michael Todd True Organics via a scrub sample in my Ipsy glam bag, but I love it! I also use Burt’s Bees willowbark spot treatment when I feel a zitty coming on πŸ™‚

I still need to perfect how to best conceal acne so I’m going through all these comments! I’m prone to hyperpigmentation & scarring so I like using Makeup Forever Full Coverage concealer (I wear shade 12) on acne scars. It’s buildable & waterproof which I love!

When concealing a new or healing acne spot, I cleanse/exfoliate with a mixture of raw honey and baking soda. Then I moisturize and put on Maybelline Fit Me Concealer. I’ve tried several concealers, including The Balm’s Tea Tree Concealer, and it’s the best one that covers and doesn’t break me out or aggravate the current acne spot.
Thank you for holding this contest, I love Michael Todd True Organics! My first order they sent a full-size body scrub for free, I didn’t have a promotional code or anything, it was great.

I just started trying the Mario badescu buffering lotion for my hormonal acne. seems to be working! I pat on concealor and powder after that. would love to try Michael Todd’s organic line.

I never really have to cover acne. I would say use a pot type concealer (skin toned & yellow based) vs a wand concealer. They tend to be heavier than the creamy ones in the tubes. Blend well, then set with skin colored powder.

The best way to conceal acne is to use concealer. My personal favorite is by Physicians Formula. It is a 2 in 1 corrector and cover cream concealer. I love the green side because it hides the redness.

My best ti on concealing acne is definitely that less is more when trying to cover spots. Use thin layers of foundation and concealer to cover spots. If you cake it on it’s only going to cover discoloration and make the area draw more attention.

I had received an email but didn’t have the funds to purchase it when it was first released. I’ve been very interested in trying light treatments especially because I have a lot of hormonal break outs

Best tips I have are make sure to moisturizer or use lip balm to smooth the zit a little. I spray skindinavia setting spray on a brush and pat it on the zit spot then apply a a cream concealer like bobbi brown or dermablend. i set with powder and then spray more skindinavia so it lasts all day BUT the most important thing is make sure whatever concealer and powder you’re using matches your foundation and spot concealer after foundation.

Cover FX is pretty fantastic. I just use the foundation as a concealer so that I get more bang for my buck. Pat it in with a Beauty Blender, of course! And set it with something that reflects light to diffuse the definition of the zit.

I don’t ever put anything drying on blemishes in the morning, the dry, flaky texture will only make the concealer more obvious. I save spot creams for the evening and use something hydrating in the morning – and then, conceal away!

If my acnes particularly bad, I make sure to use a full coverage foundation like Kat Von Ds Lock It! I find I use a lot less products that way and don’t have to layer tons of concealer on that will make me break out more.

My best tips for concealing acne are:
1. Don’t pick! There is nothing harder to cover than broken skin.
2. Apply your concealer, then let it set for a few seconds before blending. This helps it to stay opaque!
3. Use a powder puff to apply powder on the acne instead of a brush – a brush tends to sweep away the product.

Make sure skin is moisturized first. If using a liquid foundation, apply foundation first in a light layer, then apply concealer, followed by a matte powder.

I dab lighter color concealer on the acne area (or green color corrector if the acne is kinda reddish looking) before i put on foundation then set it with powder foundation.

I love Michael Todd products!

Primers have a silicone base that helps fill in lines and evens out the surface texture of the skin. It makes your makeup stay on longer and stay true to its actual color, so it does help cover up acne.

After washing my face, I apply visine (if there is redness), then apply moisturizer, liquid foundation, dab concealer until blended enough, then gently pat the area with a powder foundation to set. Thank you for the opportunity!

I would have to say each and every tip is my fav. because lets face it girls, if you are beautiful the tips will only enhance what gorgeousness is already there and if you tend to have a few more flaws than others (like myself) πŸ™‚ each and every tip can only help to bring out those beautiful features that seem so deeply hidden.

Make sure to exfoliate when you wash your face to get rid of dead skin, then moisturize before you apply your foundation. Lightly pat on concealer with your finger and set with powder to keep it set all day.

Using a primer makes it so much easier to conceal acne! Also, I find using a good full-coverage foundation looks so much better and less cakey than using concealer on spots.

My Best tip for concealing acne would be to use a full coverage that is very cream, hydrating and is the same color as your skin tone to avoid drawing attention to your pimples/zits.

To cover up acne or blemishes, the key is to use multiple products but only a little of each product. This is much more effective in concealing rather than caking on one product.

I use green concealer on any redness and peach concealer on the dark marks under my eyes. Other than that I just try to keep my skin clean and well moisturized. It seems to do the trick.

Im very lucky I have never had really any acne but I know to not pick at it, or irritate it and use the best creamiest concealer that matches your foundation! Use a smooth, non cakey powder!

I’ve always been really curious to try his products. I’ve seen plenty of gurus rave about his cleansers and toners. It’d be nice to try it, I feel as if my skin would become much better after using his products.

My best tip for concealing acne is to go with a full coverage foundation that will most likely cover acne spots and darkness under the eyes. If it’s summer, full coverage can be a bit heavy so i usually opt for stick concealer under my foundation and highlighting powder on top!

Use foundation first for a thin even layer, then spot conceal acne with your favorite concealer (it wont look so cakey if you don’t create a foundation mask).

Also, don’t wear face makeup all the time. When you can, let your skin breathe.

Before I go to bed I immediately applied with benzoyl peroxide the by the next morning I usually apply it with almay clear complexion foundation, I dabbed it first then let that set for a while. After that using a flat foundation brush I stipple it then add a little concealer on then apply it with a setting powder.

use a tiny brush to conceal pinpointed acne with a more creamy concealer, try doing this before applying makeup. Concealer can be even a shade darker than usual makeup (as it needs to cover a different shade of skin…). Wait a few minutes and then apply makeup. Overall look will be less heavy and less noticeable.

i use apple cider vinegar as a tonic after i wash my face, it helps to dry up the acne. also use pink pepto bismal to help with clearing up acne and helps get rid of flaky skin, use as a mask, lt dry

My best tip I suppose would be the concealer I use. I have had acne my whole life, but for quite a long time I thought wearing a thick, heavy foundation was the only way to cover it up, which I hated to do. So usually I just didn’t wear anything, but was always self conscious. Then, on a friends recommendation, I went to the Laura Mercier makeup counter at a local Nordstroms. They applied a variety of products, one being their “Secret Camouflage” product for spot concealing. I was so blown away by it, I swore it was some kind of magic! It wears well, blends effortlessly, and covers blemishes completely. It truly (to me) appears like they have totally disappeared! Once I found this product I have tried a couple of other similar items over the years, but I always go back to Laura Mercier, for my particular skin, it is by far the best product I have ever found for my skin!

I don’t really have a tip for concealing acne, I still have trouble with that myself, but one thing that does help sometimes is to put a dab of a clay mask (or I like to use Queen Helene Mint Julep mask) just on the acne spot and leave it there overnight. Usually by the time I get up the spot has either gone down in size or has collected just on the surface (in which case can then be easily expressed).

Thanks so much for having this giveaway! πŸ™‚

i don’t usually wear foundation on a daily basis–just powder and concealer, so in places where it’s really bad, i’ll use a full-coverage foundation and set it with powder.

I conceal by patting down the concealer with my ring finger and I make sure to moisturize the area before I apply concealer, so the blemish won’t be flaky and draw attention to it. I use Bobby Brown Creamy Concealer Kit or Stila Perfecting Concealer.

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