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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.
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
 
4.3

(based on 65 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (41)
  • Easy to apply (38)
  • Blends well (36)
  • Goes on smoothly (35)
  • Long-lasting (31)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (6)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (38)
  • Full coverage (22)
  • Sensitive skin (21)
  • Light to medium coverage (18)
  • Normal skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (26), Brand buyer (22)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5), 10 minutes (3)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (27), Medium (17)

Reviewed by 65 customers

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4.0

Great for acne prone skin.

By Kindergarden Teacher

from Orlando

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Long-Lasting
  • Noncomodegenic

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

    Everyday.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome

    By Carrie

    from Okc, OK

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

      doesn't take much to cover

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I like it

      By Kath

      from Inver grove heights, mn

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          :)

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          I love this product

          By Brittany shearin

          from Virginia

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Doesn't Stay On

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          Easy to apply

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          2.0

          I would not buy this product again

          By Brownie

          from michigan

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Noncomodegenic

          Cons

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

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          My friend introduced me to this foundation because it was her favorite. I am very fair and the lady at the clinique counter matched me to fresh alabastar. When I first got it, it matched me super well and it applied nicely. The more I use it and the more bottles I buy (I am on the fifth) the worse it seems. It oxidizes way too easily so the fresh alabastor is even a little orange for me and I can't stand it. It cracks and if i literarily swipe my finger on my face, the foundation comes off and leaves a bare spot. I have tried to use it with/ without primer and with/without setting powder and nothing works for me. Also the coverage isn't that great and when you do try to put more layers on to build it up, it starts to look very cakey and VERY orange.
          It worked at first and now I cant wait to get a different foundation.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Best foundation for acne skin

          By Cami

          from Rhode Island

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

            I have never been able to use foundation because I have had bad acne for years. This is the first foundation that isn't oily and heavy, and it stays on perfectly for hours without getting shiny. Love it!!!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            Doesn't deel greasy

            By TT

            from St Cloud

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Difficult To Apply

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

            During summer when skin is oiler and sweaty from sun. Helps with Tzone breakouts

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            4.0

            Good Product

            By kylee the spray tanner/purchaser 4 prom

            from Wheaton, IL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
              • Full Coverage

              Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

              I purchased this product for prom. I got a spray tan and did a color match. I've used this product only 3 or 4 times not in a row but I haven't noticed a difference in my blemishes on my face. If you are specifically buying this for an acne free foundation I would consider other options. This most definitely isn't an awful product I will continue to use this whenever I get spray tans in the future. Great coverage, goes on smooth, and blends well! Over all a pretty good product'

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Favorite foundation

              By Jena

              from Kalispell mt

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

                Only foundation I can use! Absolutely love this stuff!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing foundation.

                By Nicole C.

                from Houghton, MI

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

                  I have been using this product for the past two years now and I have to say, this is an amazing and long-lasting foundation. I was so tired of using cheap foundations that did not do the job for me, and there was no coverage. I finally wanted to upgrade to something that was worth the money I put into it. One of the make-up artists recommended this product to me after I told her about my oily skin and the occasional acne. Now, I will never go back. After applying moisturizer, I typically use this foundation for spotting on my face, rather than spreading it all over. Then I finish with a light powder. It stays on all day, gives full coverage and it's incredibly lightweight - which I love.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium

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                  29 Questions | 29 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Is this product non comedogenic?
                    Asked on 6/19/2016 by Bella from Ann Arbor, Michigan

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, absolutely. Thanks for your interest in Clinique!

                      Answered on 6/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    What color is 01? I have the moisture surge tinted moisturizer but it doesn't have a shade, just a number.
                    Asked on 6/5/2016 by Natalie

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello! In the Moisture Surge Tinted Moisturizer formula, the number is actually the shade, so the shade is 01. Sorry for the confusion. If you were interested in trying Acne Solutions Makeup, the closest shade should be Fresh Alabaster.

                      Answered on 6/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    Does this have any SPF in it? Or are there other foundations good for oily, acne-prone skin that have SPF in them? I'm currently using bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Foundation, but it does blend well on my skin and my skin looks very oily when I wear it.
                    Asked on 5/28/2016 by em from Grand Rapids, MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This product does not contain an SPF, but it can be coupled with an SPF underneath very nicely. It is great for acne prone skin! Another option is the Clinique Stay Matte Oil Free Foundation.
                      If SPF in your foundation is most important to you, you may want to try Clinique's BB cream or Even Better Foundation.
                      Clinique suggests wearing an SPF under any foundation, even if it contains an SPF. The amount of SPF needed for full protection is often more product than most wear or desire in their foundation.

                      Answered on 5/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    What would be the best thing to use with this? A beauty blender or the real techniques expert face brush?!
                    Asked on 5/5/2016 by Vicki from New Braunfels, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      We recommend using the Foundation Buff Brush (Item #: 2299840) for best results!

                      Answered on 5/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this foundation have salicylic acid or another acne clearing chemical in it?
                    Asked on 5/1/2016 by Hannah B from Nashville, US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! It does contain Salicylic Acid. I am noting the full ingredient list below. Thank you!

                      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 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    What color is 03?
                    Asked on 4/20/2016 by KY from Traverse City, MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It is Fresh Neutral

                      Answered on 4/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    The person who matched me wrote 03 on the sample I was given. I can't figure out what color it is. What does 03 mean?
                    Asked on 4/20/2016 by KY from Traverse City MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Acne Solutions Fresh Neutral.

                      Answered on 4/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    I am a NC25 in MAC and I want a yellow based color since all the foundations that I have tried in the past leave me red, which shade should I get?
                    Asked on 4/17/2016 by Meg from Santa Barbara

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We suggest that you take advantage of our complimentary foundation fitting that is offered daily at Clinique. Our Clinique experts are happy to help in order to guarantee the perfect match for your skin.

                      Answered on 4/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    does this product oxidize?
                    Asked on 4/12/2016 by rae from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi. Most foundation formulas do oxidize to some degree. At Ulta we offer complimentary foundation matching daily. The Clinique Consultant at the boutique nearest you can even customize a sample for you if you prefer to try it at home.

                      Answered on 4/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                  • Q:

                    I don't have oily skin but I do get breakouts and dry patches semi-often due to stress and makeup. Would this be a good option for me even if my skin is generally not oily?
                    Asked on 4/11/2016 by Laur from Baltimore, MD

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Acne Solutions offers a wonderful matte finish and helps to keep pores clean and clear. It is a nice option for skin types 2, 3 or 4 at Clinique. These skin types range anywhere between combination skin, up to oily skin.

                      Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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