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You’ve selected the oh-so-perfect outfit, paired it with the latest in fashion footwear, designed your hairstyle to the last silky strand and then it happens. Just as you’re about to put it all together, you notice it -- that irritating complexion imperfection that threatens to ruin the eye-catching look you’ve created in your mind’s eye. Instead of stressing, transform the flaw into flawless with one of Clinique’s full-coverage foundations.
Whether it’s a single, ugly mound or a full-blown breakout, pimples and acne-related issues are one of the hardest to cover, not to mention emotionally distressing. Even worse, you know the swollen-red is going to steal attention from the new color-me-glam eye shadow you’ve been dying to try. If you’re one of the many who suffer from breakouts, try Clinique’s Acne Solutions. The liquid foundation contains acne-fighting salicylic acid and is an Allure Best of Beauty 2011 Award winner for treating acne-prone skin. The "Allure" website claims the lightweight makeup has an “airy texture that feels natural” and blends to a “satiny finish.” Even better, the oil-free makeup is buildable so you can use as much or as little as you need to bring your vision of perfected beauty into reality.
Even Better Makeup SPF 15
If you’re struggling with a few telltale signs of past acne or too much time in the sun, Clinique’s Even Better Makeup SPF 15 might be the right foundation solution for you. Even Better Makeup SPF 15 was a June 2010 Allure Editors’ Favorite for its ability to cover acne scars and dark spots without feeling heavy. In addition, the makeup contains vitamin C and SPF to achieve that all-important threesome of covering, brightening and protecting. The foundation is available in 30 highly pigmented shades and blends easily so you can apply just enough to cover face sins without hiding your natural beauty.
Dry skin ages and irritates. If your skin lacks the moisture of days gone by, give it a little hydration with Clinique’s Supermoisture Makeup. Supermoisture Makeup is an ideal choice for women with dry skin, says Jessica Matlin of "O, the Oprah Magazine." It has a creamy texture, moisturizing ingredients and offers more coverage than pressed powders.
Work-Out Makeup All Day Wear
A foundation that continues to cover during workouts or dance-the-night-away marathons is a must-have for the makeup bag. Spending good money on makeup that slides away at the first sign of weather- or activity-producing heat and humidity is wasteful and against the rules of the savvy fashionista. If it’s real staying power you’re after, try Clinique’s Work-Out Makeup All Day Wear. The foundation is water-resistant, covers and provides oil control, and 98 percent of customers who reviewed the makeup at Clinique.com state they would recommend it to a friend.