8 Best Foundations for Acne-prone skin

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Based on 4668 reviews of 594 foundations from 214 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with acne-prone skin, these are the 8 best foundations for acne-prone skin

Australis Fresh & Flawless Pressed Powder

4.5

87 reviews

91% would repurchase

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I've noticed that only one other mature-aged woman has written a review on this. I'm 54, while she's in the 56+ age group. If you've been using makeup for as long as

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La Prairie Cellular Treatment Foundation Powder

4.4

126 reviews

76% would repurchase

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This is THE must have powder, perfect in every way except for the price. It goes on easily, not patchy or fake looking. My skin feels smooth and looks matte but no

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Merle Norman Luxiva Purely Mineral Makeup

4.3

168 reviews

82% would repurchase

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Just when I thought Merle Norman would never come out with a mineral foundation, well, they just did!!! I almost passed out when I saw it on the shelf-I couldn't be

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Cinema Secrets Ultimate Foundation

4.3

220 reviews

81% would repurchase

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This review is for the Cinema Secrets Ultimate Foundation which is a cream foundation. It is not for the Dual Action foundation, which is a wet/dry foundation.

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TheBalm BalmShelter Tinted Moisturizer SPF 18

4.1

217 reviews

78% would repurchase

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PROS: Good shade selection (affordable enough I can mix two, if needed.) Great in my large pores and wrinkles. Gives a very subtle glow (NO shimmer), just m

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The Body Shop All-In-One Face Base

4.1

180 reviews

79% would repurchase

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WHAT I LOOK FOR IN FOUNDATION: Because I have oily, problem skin (blemishes and scars), I wear foundation daily and prefer full coverage with a matte finish. I'm w

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Pixi illuminating tint & conceal

4.1

96 reviews

76% would repurchase

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I really like this Tinted Moisturizer. This is my second attempt at trying a TM, normally I use foundations, but I wanted to try something a little lighter... I ori

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Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Face Powder - Creamy Natural

3.8

52 reviews

75% would repurchase

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Speaking for very oily skin, with tiny fine lines and visible pores at nose and cheek areas.... CONS: 1) looks refined and polished when freshly applied, but wi

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