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The 10 Best Powder Foundations For Acne Prone Skin That Are Both Drugstore and High End!

If you’re a girl that suffers from acne prone skin, then chances are you have an oily complexion, and finding makeup that combats oil is tough – especially with foundation. Makeup for acne is a cycle of give and take, to clear the acne they say to not wear makeup, but to hide it you kind of have too. Although I am not here to say that powder foundation is the solution to your acne problems, it is much better for your skin since it’s not as apt to clog your pours! Here’s some of the best powder foundations for acne prone skin that are both drugstore and high end!

1) bareMinerals Original Foundation

Made with only 5 simple ingredients, this foundation is one that your skin will thank you for. Although it starts as a powder, as soon as you begin blending you’ll find a cream texture. This OG foundation is definitely one of the best powder foundations for acne prone skin!

2) Makeup Forever Duo Mat

This foundation has a lot of key elements that an oily skin type looks for – it’s mattifying, doesn’t contain oil, and is long lasting. This is definitely a product worth trying out!

3) Neutrogena Mineral Sheers

The “lightweight and breathable” formula of this foundation is perfect for oily and sensitive skin! The coverage is buildable, and the best part is that you can find it at your local drugstore!

4) Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Powder Makeup

This is one of the best powder foundations for acne prone skin since it’s so long wearing! Although the coverage is medium, the finish is extremely natural looking and will remain that way throughout the day!

5) Milani Even Touch

This long lasting foundation can be used as a makeup setting powder, blotting powder, or of course foundation! The coverage is medium, and can be found at your local Walgreen’s or CVS!

6) NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat

What makes this foundation stand out from the rest is that it offers over 30 different shades, so you’re bound to find the right color for your skin tone! In addition, the finish it leaves your skin with is flawless!

7) Laura Mercier Smooth Finish

What’s amazing about this oil-free foundation is how light it feels on the skin, as well as its versatility. The foundation can be applied dry or wet, and works on all skin types.

8) Clinique Beyond Perfecting Powder Foundation And Concealer

When it comes to powder foundations, I find that it can be hard to find one that is full coverage. However, Clinique’s Perfecting Powder is just that. Not only is it full coverage, but it doesn’t clog pores!

9) L’Oreal Paris True Match

The fragrance free and easy to use packaging makes L’Oreal’s True Match one of the better drugstore foundations out there! All you have to do is dip your brush in and apply for a flawless, breathable finish!

10) Kat Von D Lock It Powder

If you’re looking for a locked in, matte finish, then the Kat Von D Lock It Powder is the powder foundation for you. Not only is it super long wearing, but it’s smudge and sweat proof as well!




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