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Not all of us have flawless complexions. I get occasional breakouts when PMS kicks in. Of course the first step is to help heal the blemish. After that you can do a little concealing and evening out the skin tone. The biggest struggle with covering acne is you do not want to congest the pores. The simplest way to avoid that is to use a foundation that is made for acne-prone skin. Then the next step is using makeup techniques to create a flawless coverage. Need to work on your makeup skills? Refer to the three videos below for a
How to Cover Acne & Scars by malia
If you're looking for a natural makeup routine to conceal your acne or redness, this is the video to watch. This guru share a non-comedogenic and natural way to cover up your imperfections to actually help heal your skin.
Acne Foundation Routine for Flawless Skin (Full Coverage Tutorial) by Nicole Matthews
This beauty guru shows you how to use a beauty blender to magically cover your blemish without looking cakey. Just in case you missed it she's using the MAC Pro Longwear Foundation.
Acne Foundation Routine for Cystic, Scarring, Oil and Blackheads by Cassandra Bankson
The title says it all but what I love about this tutorial is her personal and informative style. If you haven't seen this YouTuber's coverage routine you are missing out. You'll love her pep-talk.
I like the cat eye trick for the second tutorial and coverage trick from the first video. The youtuber from the third video reminds me of my bestie.
Occasionally I have minor breakouts so I don't need intense coverage. I notice if I conceal the problem areas first before applying regular foundation usually gives a more natural result. It's a similar method to the first video.
@ChelseaHeyes I'm also impressed with her cat eye makeup but I think her eyebrows are too dark.
I tend to break out toward the bottom of my face, so I'm checking these out ASAP. I've already seen some Nicole Matthews videos and she's the best!
I know it's probably the lighting from the first tutorial that made her face appear brighter but I love the way she uses a small brush to cover the blemish instead of concealing the whole face. Also, it's a great tip to use a foundation brush to lightly buff instead of sweeping the skin.