As someone who is prone to occasional breakouts, I've regularly had to deal with the hassle of trying to treat and cover a pimple at the same time. If I dab a spot treatment onto the zit, that area becomes drier and makes it virtually impossible to get an even application of concealer or foundation over it. (Anyone else know what I'm taking about? It drives me nuts!)
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For a while now, I've wanted to try a primer to give my skin a smooth texture before putting on makeup, but my fear of further clogging my pores and breaking out even more has always held me back...UNTIL NOW.
Makeup artist Alison Raffaele has made my beauty wish come true by creating an ingenious primer that's perfect for girls like me! Her Face Forward Acne Response Primer pretty much does it all: minimizes pores, makes your skin feel super smooth and velvety, normalizes oil production, provides SPF 15 protection, and--here's my favorite part--contains oligopeptides that are proven to help treat and prevent breakouts. I've been using it for almost a week now, and it really does make my concealer go on much more easily and seamlessly, even over the areas where I have blemishes. And so far, no additional bumps to report!
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