e.l.f. Cosmetics Cosmetics Acne Fighting Foundation

3.8

90 reviews

68% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$$

INGREDIENTS

Active: Salicylic Acid 0.5% Inactive Ingredient: Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Ethoxydiglycol, Dimethicone, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone Crossploymer, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Dimethicone PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Magnesium Sulfate, Talc, Nylon-12, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Quaternium-18 Benonite, Triethoxycaprylysilane, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, butylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Bark oil, Melaleuca Alternafolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Jiuce, Hexapeptide-9, Hamamelis Birginiana (Witch Hazel) May Contain: Iron Oxide (CI77491, CI77492, CI77499), Titanium Dioxid

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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I'm from Canada so not all the products from the E.L.F are not sold in stores. I purchased this product online and it was amazing however it was way too light so I didn't use it very often.

The coverage is amazing and a little goes a long way as the consistency is similar to a concealer. Didn't break me out at all as I have sensitive skin and I react to most products.

Now that I have finished the bottle, I have ordered two different colours so I can mix my own shade to match my skin tone. I am hoping that the formulation has not changed too much since my previous purchase, so I will update this post when needed.

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Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I am seriously so shocked at how good this foundation is. it has amazing coverage & i don’t get oily throughout the day while wearing it. it wears off just a little bit around my nose, but most foundations do for me. it doesn’t settle in fine lines and isn’t super thick. the smell is kind of weird and although there are not a lot of shades, it is such a good foundation for the price!!! highly recommend


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Age: 36-43

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Blue

ETA: just one day of wearing this foundation -- i came home to wash my face and find new breakouts (this was only new product) and my face was more inflamed/red/splotchy so I will not use again. May be the salicylic acid. Plan to either return or donate.
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This is not bad for $6 if you can find your shade.

TL;DR; - This foundation is a good option for folks who want light coverage, if used with a damp sponge. Shade range is iffy. The shade Buff gives my NC15-20 skin a My-Skin-But-A-Little-Better look - with just very light coverage and no oil control for my skin (even with primer).

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Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

My new fave! So inexpensive. Coverage is full and covers up mostly all of my redness and angry acne. If my skin is extra bad, I just conceal first and the coverage is still great! I love the consistency, it is a liquid, however it's denser, and creamy. I use it with a not so awesome foundation brush but prefer the coverage I get with that over a beauty blender. A little goes a long way! My acne is hormonal so I don't see it helping any as far as the claims go, but out of all the foundations I've spent hundreds of dollars on, this is hands down best coverage and consistency! Looks lovely when set with a powder before applying blush or bronzer. I hope that elf makes more shades for others!!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Brown

First of all, let me say I love this foundation like soooo much. Much more than Chanel, Estée Lauder, Nars, and all of that! I’ve tried everything, and this one gives me a radiant look without it being oily on my skin. (I have super oily skin). I always get compliments on how clear my skin looks, even when I was breaking out! BUT I would recommend using a brush while using this foundation. It looks and lasts better than if you were to use a beauty blender. Trust me it’s my favorite foundation. Even when I’m at the clubs getting down, my face stays on 🤷🏽‍♀️

4 of 4 people found this helpful.


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Age: 30-35

Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Neutral

Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Black

This foundation is great for preventing makeup related breakouts. It gives good matte coverage, as well. Just make sure you moisturize/use a primer though, because this foundation is very drying.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Black

I bought this product months ago and i'm from Malaysia so the pricing is higher for us compared to the price in USA
So I thought it was going to be amazing but when i put it on, it just felt super oily like some kinda oil rig wtf...Yes it is full coverage but it still clogs my pores and makes my acne worse. If anyone from South East Asia is looking for a good foundation worth the price, choose Maybelline. Way more worth it


Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

Fantastic for mild acnee and redness. It sits nicely on the skin, covering 99% of the imperfections and it lasts as much as a foundation is expected to last (up to 6/7 hours). It does need some touch ups during the day, but for this price, it's a bargain! I got a shade lighter than my usual one, but it didn't make my skin look like a mask which tends to happen with most foundations, Also, it has a pleasant minty fragnance to it, which i consider a bonus.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

This is actually one of my favorite foundations. it is full coverage and sits well on the skin. it has a semi matte finish. i am normal to dry and acne prone. i dont find that it helps my acne but it doesnt cause me to break out either. i mix porcelain and buff to get my summer color and then i use just porcelain in the winter. i repurchased this foundation 3 times already

4 of 4 people found this helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I have Combo skin.
Dry patches around my nose. Oil on my nose. and normal else wear.
When i first applied this. it look Flawless! Abit sticky. so i recommend a light dusting of powder.
A couple of hours, around the 5 hour (in a Cool environment) i realised i had to powder.

What i do is. i applied a thin layer of Loreal Pro Matte thats normally too drying for my skin. as a base coat.
and then applied the elf foundation on top. That way loreal absorbs the oil. and the elf provide the coverage and finish.
Does not look cake whatever.

Will i purchase this again? Probably not. do i hate it? no.
Its just a Okay foundation for running errands.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.


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