Thursday, October 16, 2014

Clinique: Antiblemish Solutions

Makeup that beautifies and treats the skin at the same time! 

Product: Clinique Anti Blemish solutions liquid makeup
Price: OMR 16, 40$
Quantity: 1 fluid ounce, 30 ml

Skin types: 2, 3, 4 Dry- Combination, Oily 

Claims: Anti- blemish, Treats Acne, controls sebum- secretion without disturbing the skin's moisture balance.  Allergy tested, 100% fragrance free, Oil free, Dermatology and ophthalmology tested.

Notable Ingredients: Salicylic acid to exfoliate, Laminaria sachacrina to control oil secretion, hydroxydecanoic acid- to control spread of blemishes, Caffeine to minimize irritation.

Made in Belgium
Packaging: light weight, plastic tube

Color selection: 8 shades, 01- alabaster, 02- fresh ivory, 03- neutral , 04- vanilla, 05- beige, 06- sand, 07- golden, 08- amber

Consistency: liquid to creamy, light on the skin

Application: Applies easily with your fingers, stippled brush, or a beauty blender. Blends easily into the skin, is NOT cakey. Minimizes appearance of pores and lines and can be used without a primer.

Coverage: Medium coverage, buildable to a full coverage if needed.
Finish: Satin-Matte, Natural finish

With time (throughout the day): long -wearing and light weight, does not dry over the under-eye area, controls the oil effectively especially over the T- zone. Transfer resistant, Does not oxidize on my skin.
Does not have SPF- so no white cast, Looks great in Professional Photos.

One drop swatch- unblended- liquid- creamy

Slightly blended with my fingers

Buffed into the skin with a beauty blender, Smooth Matte finish

Final Verdict:  
No matter how many different high-end or drugstore foundations I try, I always reach out for this one! Why not? Its oil free, non comedogenic, anti- blemish, long wearing, has a Matte finish and doesn't oxidize at all on my skin! I have no break-outs whatsoever, and my skin feels clearer and unclogged.
Good light-weight packaging makes it easier to take for travel.
This is probably one product which according to me has NO cons.
Highly recommended if you have combination- oily, acne prone or blemished skin.

What do you guys think about this foundation? What is your favorite foundation of all-time?

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