8 Best Foundations for Acne-prone skin

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Based on 4536 reviews of 571 foundations from 209 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

84 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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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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GloMinerals Pressed Base

4.1

195 reviews

78% would repurchase

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Updated my review, still 5 starts after 7 years!!! I'm very acne prone since high school and now I'm 33, still hormonal acne. I break out 2 wks before period, the ac

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TheBalm BalmShelter Tinted Moisturizer

4.1

212 reviews

78% would repurchase

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UPDATE: I have awarded this a 5/5, because I have come to love this product even more. Its practically perfect in every way (as Mary Poppins would say)! It never ma

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The Body Shop All-In-One Face Base

4.1

178 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

53 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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