11 Best Primer/ Correctors for Acne-prone skin

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Based on 4509 reviews of 604 primer/ correctors from 202 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with acne-prone skin, these are the 11 best primer/ correctors for acne-prone skin

TheFACEShop Professional Makeup Base (GREEN)

4.2

23 reviews

82% would repurchase

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Best green makeup base ever! I've tried every brand out there - to American brands to Japanese, and they're nothing compared to this one. Goes on smoothly and lightl

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Mally Beauty Perfect Prep Poreless Primer

4.1

52 reviews

76% would repurchase

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Sorry for this long review but this product deserves it!! I work overnights with special needs children which can be very taxing at times. After breakfast, help

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Everyday Minerals Mint Color Corrector

4.0

23 reviews

73% would repurchase

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What a disaster! I wanted it to cover my cheek ruddiness and not only did it make my face turn seafoam/hospital green, it was a sparkly seafoam/hospital green. Ugh.

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Pur Minerals Color Correcting Primer

3.9

54 reviews

75% would repurchase

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I purchased this item at Ulta and was told by the sales person that it is comparable to Smash Boxes Primer, but, would actually help treat my acne (unlike Smash Box)

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Lise Watier Portfolio

3.9

103 reviews

65% would repurchase

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As a professional make-up artist, I think this is one of the best cover-up products on the market. It's great for anybody with skin imperfections (redness, dark circ

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Chanel Le Blanc de Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base

3.9

115 reviews

67% would repurchase

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Le Blanc de Chanel from the Spring 2008 collection may end my search for a primer that works well with dry skin. It has the typical white cast out of the bottle tha

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Pure Luxe Cosmetics Eraser

3.9

95 reviews

75% would repurchase

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I use both the Pure Luxe Cream eraser and the Pure Luxe Powder eraser. I really prefer the powder eraser for using all over my face, but like the cream eraser for a

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Mary Kay Oil Mattifier

3.8

97 reviews

71% would repurchase

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This slams the brakes on my shiny nose and T-zone! Yay! **NOTE: in my experience, it works better as a spot mattifier than an all-over primer. Apply sparingly. Putt

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Smashbox Photo Finish Targeted Pore & Line Primer

3.8

54 reviews

64% would repurchase

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I don't write a lot of reviews, but i do for the products I like and I must say Smashbox really did something right. I've suffered from really large, deep crater li

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Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender

3.7

58 reviews

68% would repurchase

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Revised & Updated Review 9/25/12 I do love this.. I first purchased from QVC when it was a fairly new product (late 2010 or early 2011 if I recall correctly?) and I

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Boots  No7 Shine Free Make-Up Base

3.3

56 reviews

62% would repurchase

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For this product to work you absoloutly must follow the instructions exactly. For me the product works brilliantly and gives a lovely matte finish to areas which are

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