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CliniqueAcne Solutions Liquid Makeup

Clinique

Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup

1.0 oz Item 2218321

Color:Fresh Alabaster (very fair, cool-neutral undertones)

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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.
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.

May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica.

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CliniqueAcne Solutions Liquid Makeup
 
4.4

(based on 398 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (195)
  • Blends well (188)
  • Goes on smoothly (187)
  • Lightweight (164)
  • Long-lasting (144)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (23)
  • Pricey / poor value (18)
  • Poor coverage (15)
  • Too greasy (13)
  • Causes breakouts (5)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (198)
  • Light to medium coverage (109)
  • Sensitive skin (98)
  • Full coverage (91)
  • Normal skin (44)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5), 10 minutes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (109), Budget shopper (107)

Reviewed by 398 customers

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4.0

Would purchase product again

By Sami

from Fairview Heights

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • foundation bottle is a little small

Best Uses

  • Light To Medium Coverage

Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

All time favorite, good coverage, has sacilyic acid so helps with acne flare ups and coverage looks natural and skin appears glowy. Cheaper than most high end makeup but this so happens to my favorite causal everyday makeup.

 
5.0

Best foundation for acne-prone skin!

By Kristen

from Illinois

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

    I used this foundation for the first time while I was in high school (4 years ago) and remember thinking how great it made my skin look. I just received it as a gift and I can't believe I didn't purchase this on my own before! This goes on and makes skin look so pretty. My skin is much more prone to breakouts now than it was the first time I used it, but my skin has not looked better in a foundation. It is a natural finish and medium coverage but so buildable. One problem I see with foundation is how it sticks to baby hairs and peach fuzz on the face but this doesn't do that. It completely covers blemishes, even the red and inflamed ones! I am so excited to finally own this and will not be wearing another foundation for a long time!!

     
    5.0

    Love this foundation!

    By Ashlyn

    from Kansas City, MO

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin
      • Full Coverage

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

      I was worried this product wouldn't be full coverage, but it covers everything. It doesn't feel heavy like the other full coverage foundations that I have used.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      The shade is awful, but otherwise it seems okay

      By mkclarke

      from Fredericksburg, VA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Noncomodegenic

      Cons

      • Inaccurate shade description

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

      Just got this in the shade Fresh Fair (the lightest shade there is), and it's Donald Trump orange. I don't understand why Clinique can't make a truly decent "fair" shade. They're all so orange. Luckily I bought two foundation lighteners, so there's a possibility I can make it work for my skin, but honestly, I shouldn't have to do that for a foundation shade that claims to be "very fair."

       
      4.0

      First time buyer

      By Heather

      from Arkansas

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Can over dry your skin

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

      Apply easily with a brush, and can use as little or as much as I like to get desired effect.

       
      5.0

      The best ever love ❤️ Acne pure coverage light weight.

      By Ty

      from Nc

      About Me Budget 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

        Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

        Acne light weight.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        "very fair"

        By AMB

        from Texas

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • sensitive skin friendly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          I am very pale and struggle to find foundations that are light enough. I understand by now that most brands aren't going to make a shade range broad enough to include me, however do not describe a shade as "very fair" when it is in fact a few shades darker than that. The shades they describe as very fair barely qualify as being fair, let alone very fair. The lightest shade is orange on my skin. The formula seems fine so far but i felt mislead by the shade description.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great for every-day use

          By jdavis00123

          from Springfield, MO

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Does Not Cause Breakouts
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Lightweight
          • Matte Finish
          • Natural Finish
          • Noncomodegenic

          Cons

          • Separation

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          I have tried just about every foundation that Ulta has to offer and this one has been one of the most natural-looking foundations for my skin type. Since I was about 12 (i'm 23 now) I have struggled with acne-prone, oily skin and I have yet to find the perfect foundation, although this one, and a few others, are close. With this foundation, I simply wash my face in the morning, moisturize, and apply the foundation with a make-up sponge ( the Clinique consultant told me not to use primer so the salicylic acid can treat my skin). It goes on very lightweight and looks super natural (doesn't sink into pores, lines, or cake up around the nose area). My only concern is the separation and patchiness that I have seen around my chin area after wearing the foundation for a few hours, but I think that may be from the acne cream that I am using to treat my breakouts in that area. The other areas of my face stay perfectly smooth. Another issue that I have noticed with Clinique is that their foundation can have an orange tint if you're not careful with the color match. I would recommend getting a shade lighter and darkening the forehead and cheeks with bronzer to avoid looking like a pumpkin! This is a good everyday foundation but I would recommend something like Estee Lauder Double Wear or Becca Ultimate Coverage for a night out or for a longer than usual day.

           
          5.0

          Faithful Foundation

          By No T

          from East Coast

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Brown skin friendly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting
          • Matte Finish
          • Noncomodegenic

          Cons

          • May smear

          Best Uses

          • Build-able coverage
          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

          I've used this foundation for several years now. I have acne-prone skin that is also oily and sensitive. I have been able to use Clinique for over twenty years without experiencing breakouts that are directly the result of make up. This formula saves me adding acne cream/gel as my base before foundation. This formula goes on smoothly and dries down matte finish. It can smear, so it needs to have a few minutes to dry down. The coverage is light to medium but definitely build-able. I also use it to lightly dot over blemishes and it covers well. The formula is creamy and easy to apply. I have dark skin. It can be difficult to find an appropriate formula that doesn't give off the wrong undertones of the wrong color overall. This formula comes in a decent shade range. The bottle lasts a long time. Little product goes a long way. My only wish is that Clinique would add a pump to this foundation. It makes less product waste and less mess.

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Kelly

          from Gastonia, NC

          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

            Comments about Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup:

            Love it

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            • Q:

              I have very dry skin with larger pores but also have acne on my chin. Would this be too drying for already dry skin type?
              Asked on 1/9/2018 by Brit from undisclosed

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup helps to absorb surface oil and clear breakout while providing a non-chalky finish. Try Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto Replenishing Hydrator underneath for oil-free hydration to help smooth flakiness. We can't wait to hear your results!

                Answered on 1/10/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Should I use this foundation in conjunction with the acne 3 step system? I have sensitive skin, would this be considered "over treating"?
              Asked on 12/27/2017 by EyeLoveMakeup from Raleigh, NC

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello! Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup is the perfect partner for Acne Solutions Clear Skin System to give skin a beautiful, non-chalky finish while treating acne. We can't wait to hear your results!

                Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              What shade in the acne solutions foundation is the same as the clinique acne solutions bb cream light?
              Asked on 12/17/2017 by Christy from New York

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello! Try Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup shade Alabaster to be very similar to your Acne Solutions BB Cream SPF 40 shade Light. Be sure to let us know what you think!

                Answered on 12/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Hello, Im in the shade 150 in the Fenty Beauty foundation. What shade do you think will be a similar match?
              Asked on 12/15/2017 by Juli from undisclosed

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi! Each foundation formula and brand are unique in many ways. It is very important to us that we find the perfect match for your skin tone. If it's convenient for you, we do offer free color matching in all Ulta stores that carry a FULL line of Clinique products. If this is not convenient, please explain your skin tone as well as your undertone so we can make the best suggestion. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                Answered on 12/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Hello, I use 03 Ivory in Super Balanced. What would be my color in this foundation? Thanks :)
              Asked on 12/2/2017 by Monique from San Diego, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello! Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup in Fresh Ivory should be similar in shade. If you would like to try this before you purchase it, we invite you to visit the Ulta store nearest you that carries a full line of Clinique product. We offer free sampling and customized color matching each day. Thank you for your question and we can't wait to hear what you think.

                Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Hi. I am looking for a good foundation or powder for my teenage daughter for oil and acne prone skin. What do you suggest?
              Asked on 11/28/2017 by Mya from Jonesboro, AR

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup is perfect for your daughter to curb excess oil and shine, neutralizes redness and treats breakout. Try Clinique Stay Matte Sheer Pressed Powder on top to keep makeup fresh all day. Be sure to let us know what you think.

                Answered on 11/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              How exactly does this product work? Does it fully cover redness and acne while controlling breakouts?
              Asked on 11/14/2017 by BG from Wyoming

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup is an oil-free foundation that conceals, controls breakout, neutralizes redness and helps prevent future blemishes. We can't wait to hear your results!

                Answered on 11/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              I have a lot of blackheads on my nose and pores all over my cheeks. Would this accentuate them?
              Asked on 11/11/2017 by Ella from New York, US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello. Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup blends away blemishes and neutralizes redness while clearing breakout. Try adding Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfector to conceal pores and helps pores look 50% smaller instantly. We can't wait to hear your results!

                Answered on 11/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Is this product non-comedogenic?
              Asked on 11/6/2017 by acne = :( from undisclosed

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              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello. Yes, all Clinique products that remain on the face, including makeup, is tested not to clog pores or cause blemishes.

                Answered on 11/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
            • Q:

              Hi! I usually use the Stay Matte in Linen, what color would I be in the Acne Solutions? Linen is a smidge too pale but I usually darken it a little with cream bronzers. I'd love to have one that matches me perfectly but I can't go to a store! Help!
              Asked on 9/1/2017 by CortCort from Seneca,SC

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi! Fresh Alabaster is similar in shade. If you are looking to find something a bit darker, you may want to try Fresh Fair in this formula. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                Answered on 9/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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