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Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup

Clinique

Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup

Fresh Alabaster

Item #: 2218321 Size: 1.0 oz

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Feels so fresh, looks so natural. Non-irritating, oil-free makeup helps blend away blemishes, neutralize redness. Medicated ingredients help treat existing breakouts and keep them from coming back.

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Apply after using your Acne Solutions Clear Skin System or 3-Step Skin Care. Shake bottle well. Squeeze a few drops of foundation onto the back of your clean hand. With Foundation Brush or clean fingertips, smooth makeup into skin, starting in center of face, blending out toward hairline and jawline. Remove with your favourite Clinique oil-free makeup remover.

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CliniqueAcne Solutions Liquid Makeup
 
4.4

(based on 314 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (128)
  • Goes on smoothly (123)
  • Blends well (120)
  • Lightweight (113)
  • Long-lasting (100)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (12)
  • Pricey / poor value (12)
  • Poor coverage (10)
  • Too greasy (6)
  • Causes breakouts (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (132)
  • Light to medium coverage (71)
  • Sensitive skin (67)
  • Full coverage (59)
  • Normal skin (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (74), Budget shopper (71)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5), 10 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 314 customers

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3.0

It's ok, and sometimes that is enough.

By Mer

from Lexington, KY

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Oxodizes

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
  • Full Coverage
  • Normal Skin

Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

I am 25 with fair, acne prone skin and I have used Clinique Acne Solutions for several years. Even when I switch and try a different brand entirely I still always come back to this foundation. I have sensitive, acne prone skin and large pores. I use this foundation more for the staying-power than for acne treatment. Even as a teenager I never noticed that it didn't do much to improve the acne but it did give full coverage and stayed on better than any other Clinique foundations. In the Summer time I use it for the coverage and staying power, but I dislike how heavy it feels at the end of the day. I have also found that it becomes darker throughout the day meaning it oxidizes quickly. Not good considering I work 2 jobs and need a makeup that can last and last through the 18 hour days.

Overall, Clinique is still one of my favorites, but I wish the foundation was a little more flawless and had 12 hr coverage.

 
1.0

Do NOT buy if you have acne

By Kuteypie

from Fairfax,VA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Causes Breakouts
  • Doesn't Stay On
  • Poor Coverage
  • Too Greasy

Best Uses

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

    This product inflamed my acne and oxidized lighter!!! It wore off very easily and came off on everything even when I set it. I would not recommend this to anyone

     
    5.0

    Good coverage

    By Kris

    from St Clair shores mi

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Matte Finish
    • Noncomodegenic

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

      Covers well and helps break outs

       
      5.0

      Love this product .

      By Clagasse

      from Orlando fl

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long-Lasting
      • Matte Finish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Full Coverage

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

        Saw improvements in my skin fairly quickly and love the coverage.

         
        5.0

        Life Changing Product!!

        By Ciara Nicole

        from Phoenix, AZ

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Dry Skin
          • Full Coverage
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          I have always been stingy when it comes to makeup. Buying this product was the first time I've been to Ulta or any makeup counter. The wonderful girl at the Clinique section helped me find the right shade. Since using it, I don't have to wash my face and reapply my foundation halfway through the day like I use to. It stays on through my very active job at 9 hours, and my face doesn't get oily or gross feeling. I didnt think makeup could make my skin feel so soft and smooth! It doesn't cause breakouts, but im not sure if it helps prevent, only time will tell. I have very acne prone skin, and I love using this product as it covers without looking caked over scars/scabs. I'm definitely more confident and sure of myself throughout the day now that I'm not constantly worrying about what my makeup looks like!

           
          5.0

          I would definitely keep buying this product.

          By Me

          from Phoenix, Az

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Full Coverage

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

            N/A

             
            5.0

            Acne coverage solved.

            By N/A

            from La Grange Park,IL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
              • Full Coverage
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

              For my daughter's first foundation, we love it. Thank you so much.

               
              4.0

              Good alternative ...

              By Mae

              from Texas

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

                I have to say, I was hesitant to try Clinique products because in the past I was displeased with the cost to look orange. Every single foundation was definitely too dark (I'm fairly fair). I hated every single one I would try, but I decided to give this a whirl (I have adult acne occasionally) and the fresh alabaster was a perfect match. I've been using it for a week and it's been perfect. It's lightweight and looks natural. The only reason I don't give it a 5 star rating is because it does not have SPF. I have to use my Eucerin Redness Relief moisturizer on before I put on my make up, though it's an extra step, it's worth it for me to take the time to protect my fair skin!

                 
                5.0

                No complaints!

                By meladori

                from Oklahoma

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

                I was looking for a foundation for acne prone skin, as I experience hormonal breakouts, even at nearly 33. I found the right stuff, with this product. Good coverage and it doesn't cause me to get even more greasy and breakout.

                 
                2.0

                its ok

                By deyndri

                from somerset ky

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

                it's a good foundation, it covers alot. but doesn't stay on all day and didn't help with my acne at all.

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                • Q:

                  I have medium skin tone what color should I choose.
                  Asked on 2/23/2017 by Milly from Dover,Pa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Thank you for your interest in Clinique! Each individuals interpretation of a medium skin tone is unique, but based on our guidelines, the below shades should fall into the correct shade range for your skin tone. We also offer free color matching and sampling each day in all Ulta stores that carry a FULL line of Clinique products. We would love to work with you to find the perfect match for your skins needs. Have a great week!
                    Fresh Beige N
                    Fresh Sand N
                    Fresh Deep Neutral N
                    Fresh Cream Caramel G

                    Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I currently use Golden Neutral in the Clinique Beyond Perfecting foundation + concealer. What would be a similar shade in Clinique's Acne solution foundation?
                  Asked on 2/22/2017 by Flower from El Monte, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Fresh Honey should be similar in shade range and offers the same undertone for your skin. If you would like to try this shade, we offer free color matching each day in all Ulta doors that carry a full line of Clinique product. Thank you for your question!

                    Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I have extremely oily skin. I purchased this foundation yesterday and today is my first day to use it. After about 3 hours of wearing it my face does not look matte. Is this foundation supposed to look matte?
                  Asked on 2/22/2017 by Taylor

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! I am sorry to hear this. This is one of our matte foundations. It also helps to control breakout. Our most matte foundation is Clinique's Stay Matte Foundation. It specifically helps to control shine during the day. If you would like to try this on your skin, we do offer free color matching and sampling in all Ulta stores that carry a FULL line of Clinique products. We are happy to help in any way possible. I am sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your question.

                    Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Hi! I just wanted to know if this product is paraben free, talc free, oil free, bismuth free, non comedogenic and hypo allergenic? Because I had an acne prone skin. And what powder can you recommend for my type of skin? Thank you! �� I'm from the Philippines. I just wanted to know about this product.
                  Asked on 2/11/2017 by Cha Cha from Batangas City, Philippines

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! I am noting the ingredients in this product below for your reference. All Clinique products are hypo allergenic and they are also all allergy tested. We test each and every product on live people 7200 times to guarantee it is safe. If one person has any type of reaction, we reformulate the product. Safety is very important to Clinique.
                    If you are looking for a powder to simply set your foundation, I suggest Clinique's Blended Face Powder. They are transparent and feel weightless on skin.
                    active ingredient: salicylic acid 0.50%
                    other ingredients: methyl trimethicone / water\aqua\eau / dipropylene glycol / alcohol denat. / nylon-12 / butylene glycol / talc / peg-10 dimethicone / dimethicone / trimethylsiloxysilicate / silica / laminaria saccharina extract / calcium stearate / isononyl isononanoate / caffeine / glycerin / hydroxyapatite / dimethicone/peg-10/15 crosspolymer / sorbitan sesquioleate / dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer / triethoxycaprylylsilane / quaternium-90 bentonite / 10-hydroxydecanoic acid / lecithin / tocopherol / sodium chloride / tromethamine / propylene carbonate / alumina / disodium edta / sodium citrate / phenoxyethanol / [+/- titanium dioxide (ci 77891) / iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77492, ci 77499) / mica] < iln36140>

                    Answered on 2/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I have combination skin will this work well with that
                  Asked on 2/10/2017 by Lovemakeup from Mn

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Acne solutions is great for anyone that has a concern with breakout in the skin. If you are suffering from breakout, this could be a nice option for you. If not, a few other options for combination skin are items such as Clinique's Superbalanced Silk Makeup, Clinique's Chubby in the Nude foundation, and many more. If you like to try things before you buy them, you also have the option of visiting the Ulta store near you that carries a FULL line of Clinique product. An expert can help color match and even offer a sample to try. We look forward to working with you!

                    Answered on 2/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  looking for foundation to cover dark spots and freckles
                  Asked on 2/8/2017 by Sammy from Virginia

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! If you are looking for a full coverage, you may want to try Clinique's Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer. It offers amazing coverage and a nice finish on the skin. We also offer free color matching each day in our Ulta stores that carry a FULL line of Clinique product. We would love to work with you and treat you to this service if you are interested! Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!

                    Answered on 2/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Hi I'm looking for a good foundation but I'm having trouble finding a good fit. I have a pretty bad allergic reaction to anything with SPF in it. Also, I have combination skin (some parts are very dry while others are oily with acne). I also have rosacea on my cheeks. Do you think this could be a good match for me? Do you have any other recommendations?
                  Asked on 1/30/2017 by Leeanna from Branson, Mo

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Thank you for your question! This could be a possible option for you for sure! It will offer a matte finish. If you are looking for more of a natural finish, you could try Clinique's Superbalanced Foundation. If you are looking for full coverage, Clinique's Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer could be a nice option.
                    If you would like to sample these possible options, we would love to invite you to the Ulta store near you that carries a full line of Clinique product. We offer free color matching and sampling in those doors, as they have a trained Clinique expert. We look forward to working with you. Have a wonderful week!

                    Answered on 2/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Does this cover redness better then your even better foundation? Also I wear linen in even better so what would I be in this?
                  Asked on 1/28/2017 by Lue

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! This foundation gives about the same amount of coverage as Even Better Foundation.
                    If you are looking to cover redness, you may enjoy Clinique's Redness Solutions Foundation. The undertone and calming agents in the foundation conceal redness nicely.
                    If you are looking for the most coverage, you may want to try Clinique's Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer. They are both nice options, based on what you are looking for.
                    I am noting some possible color options in these formulas below. We also offer free sampling in all Ulta stores that carry a full line of Clinique product if you would like to try these options before you purchase. We would love to treat you to this service.
                    Calming Alabaster-Redness Solutions
                    Linen-Beyond Perfecting Foundation

                    Answered on 2/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  What undertone is fresh alabaster?
                  Asked on 1/28/2017 by Sally from NY

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Fresh Alabaster is a Neutral undertone. I am noting the undertones below in this shade range for your reference. Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!
                    Fresh Alabaster Neutral
                    14 Fresh Fair Pink
                    02 Fresh Ivory Neutral
                    15 Fresh Cream Chamois Golden

                    Answered on 2/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Is this foundation non-comedogenic?
                  Asked on 1/23/2017 by Helen from Atlanta, GA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, it is. All Clinique products are also allergy tested. We test each and every product on a panel of 600 people, 12 times each. That is a total of 7200 applications. If one single person has a reaction, we reformulate the product. Clinique is very safe for skin. Thank you for your interest in the brand!

                    Answered on 1/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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