Friday, 30 April 2010
I expect that by now most of you have heard of this stuff. When I first heard about it my ears instantly pricked up. As a 35 year old it's always been upsetting to me that I suffer with hormonal spots every month and a few others thrown in for luck. I've tried so many different types of skincare over the years and had a variety of prescriptions all to no avail so for me the main thing has been learning to cover them and create as flawless a canvas as possible.
Clinique Anti Blemish foundation makes lots of claims.
"NEW Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup is a powerful, yet gentle foundation formula designed to keep blemish-prone skin feeling comfortable thanks to a blend of balancing ingredients that help to minimise sebum without depleting the skin’s moisture balance. The moderate coverage formula camouflages blemishes, neutralises visible skin redness and helps to conceal the appearance of pores. This lightweight, long-wearing foundation provides a refreshing cooling sensation upon application that blends easily and gently to not irritate already sensitive skin, while also working to actively treat blemishes. And, even when blemish-prone skin is at its best, continued use of NEW Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup maintains moisture balance and controls oil to safeguard skin against future breakouts. The result is up to eight hours of a skin perfecting, beautiful natural finish that doesn't sacrifice on comfort.
NEW Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup is available in eight shades ranging from very fair to deep.
It is packaged in an Ophthalmic tipped bottle and is designed to partner with the Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Clear Skin System to help treat and prevent breakouts.
So how is it? Well it's flawless is what it is. I don't have any blemishes at the moment but I do have the remains of several on my chin, red, dry flaky skin. There's no caking in the dry bits and most amazingly no redness shows through at all. In the following pics I used no concealer. Didn't need to.
Clinique claim it will stay put for up to 8 hours. It pretty much does too. It wasn't as flawless after about 5 hours but I should think a dusting of powder would fix that.
Very impressed at the coverage and the application, plus it does feel light on my skin. The only downside I can really see is the colour range. I have the palest and it's only just right, if you're very fair indeed this won't be pale enough for you. It'll be interesting to see how it copes when I have more spots or if indeed it helps keep them to a minimum. Largely though, for me, fantastic at covering blemishes, good wear, pores are minimised and a flawless finish. Would definitely repurchase!