If you are someone that struggles with acne, you know how awful it can be. Aside from all the pain and upkeep that comes along with acne, there’s another part to it that might be worse to handle than anything else. And that is your self-esteem. Acne can make your skin red and angry, while also creating scars that are hard to get rid of. And while there are remedies that can help with these scars, we know how time-consuming these treatments can be. Luckily, while you work on healing your acne and acne scars, makeup has your back (or should I say face!) It’s important to know what kind of makeup products to use though, as some can actually make your acne worse over time. Watch out for parabens in makeup, as this is one component that is sure to give you trouble with your skin.
If you wear makeup and struggle with acne, it could be because your makeup is clogging your pores. Clogged pores are one of the underlying causes of acne for many, and people sometimes don’t count their use of makeup as a reason behind their acne. Luckily, there is a solution, and that is choosing a product that is comedogenic, in order to prevent clogging your pores with makeup. When choosing the kind of makeup you should purchase, you should consult with a specialist to make sure that you find a product that works best for you. Be sure to test out the product first before using it, just to make sure that it won’t cause more problems for your skin.
Before you begin
applying makeup to cover up your acne blemishes, there are a few steps that you should take first. To begin with, you should wash your face with warm water so that you have a clean surface to apply the makeup too. This way, the makeup sticks, looks and hides blemishes better. Using a cotton swab for pimples is ideal so you can just work on one small area at a time. You should know exactly which part of your face you want to cover with makeup.
If you know that a specific makeup product irritates your skin or causes breakouts, you should definitely avoid using it, even if it’s useful in hiding your acne for a short period. You should be able to find similar products that do the same thing but without all the artificial and chemical ingredients that cause problems.
If you want something that is going to do well in covering specific pimples, many people use concealer and find that using that works well for them. You can also use something that is called Visine. Visine helps to formulate a cover on the blemish. After, you cover it with a skin tone colored makeup to fully hide it.
If you want to cover up acne without Visine
you can do it the same way by using a makeup that matches your skin tone. You’ll definitely want to make sure that you get the right shade that matches your natural color in order to properly hide all your pimples and look great while doing it. Finding your perfect shade and learning to cover your acne can take some practice, but soon enough, you’ll find that makeup is a quick and easy solution to hiding your acne - so long as it doesn’t clog your pores! Always remember to use makeup that you can trust to not clog your pores. You won’t want to have to deal with the consequences of worsened acne and a never-ending cycle of trying to cover it up. So find a makeup that works best for you, and you’ll be on your way to feeling as confident as ever!