10 Best Powder Foundations for Acne-prone skin

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Based on 6539 reviews of 601 powder foundations from 194 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with acne-prone skin, these are the 10 best powder foundations for acne-prone skin

Australis Fresh & Flawless Pressed Powder

4.5

85 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

123 reviews

78% 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 Ultra Powder Foundation

4.4

236 reviews

82% would repurchase

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I *HATE* going to Merle Norman. I wish so badly that they sold their products online. I actually have to mentally prepare to walk into the store. I walk in, the door

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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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Silk Naturals Mineral Foundation

4.2

92 reviews

81% would repurchase

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Oh my, I think I'm in love. I knew I was in deep when I thought about throwing out all my other foundations. Coming from a girl who has a main makeup drawer, a bac

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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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Alima Satin Matte Mineral Foundation

4.0

449 reviews

72% would repurchase

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Alima Satin Matte Foundation --An Ode-Lament-- The women said you were lovely, full of grace. And indeed you were. I picked your form in G-1, Realized upon f

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Shiseido  Pureness Matifying  compact

4.0

70 reviews

77% would repurchase

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Hair: Black Skin: Oily Skintone: O80-O100 Eyes: Brown, sometimes hazel Many of those who have seen previous postings of mine know that I am a Shiseido fanati

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Cover Girl Clean (formerly Simply) Powder Foundation

3.9

219 reviews

72% would repurchase

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Chicago summers are notoriously hot and sticky. Three seasons out of the year, I am fine with my CG Clean Makeup oil control foundation. But in the summertime, liqui

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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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