Do you sometimes use make up to cover up your acne?

United States
December 8, 2006 12:08pm CST
when I was younger I never really cared too much about it. I used to sit and pop pimples and never care about the marks. Now that I am older I cant stand to have a break out. I use foundations and creams to attmpt to cover spots and blemishes. I am happy to say that I no longer break our the way I used to but it shames me for people to see them on my face. What do you do to hide or conceal your acne?
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@chance00 (3332)
• United States
8 Dec 06
yes I used to suffer from acne when I was a teen and i would always use make up to cover it up .I used a derma blend makeup(go to any high end makeup counter) and it was the cover up models use for photo's.Try it.
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• United States
8 Dec 06
thankyou. I dont breakout too often anymore but when I o I will ask for it :)
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• Singapore
9 Dec 06
i happen to be reading alot about acne lately, acne is cause by bacteria infections of blocked oil glands in the skin. Occasional use of make up to cover up the spots may be ok. But long term not a good idea, as this contribute to the blockages. Good daily clean with warm water and a good scrub of the face with a cotton towel is good.
• India
9 Dec 06
yes sometime i use make up to cover up my acne
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@jlara_gtr34 (3492)
• Philippines
18 May 07
yes, i use make-up to cover acne because sometimes, i break out especially when my period is coming. i use mary kay ocncealers and they are really good! i've been using it for about 4 years now and a tube can last for about 1-2 years. its a heaven sent make-up!
• United States
16 Jan 07
i actually used to work at a major upscale department store and was a counter manager for a fabulous line of foundation that just came to the US from canada: Cover FX ... check them out - they have 41 shades (one for absolutely EVERY tone) and it is considered a "healthy makeup"...covers EVERYTHING and is not heavy...all non=comedegenic ingredients. camomile for soothing, very very good for rosacea, vitamins in it, no talc...it is truly amazing, it is a treatment as well as a foundation ... and you can use as a concealer too!
@tohot666 (300)
• United States
16 Jan 07
yes, when it is a bad blemish
@sweetrala (1439)
• Philippines
14 Jan 07
I also ahd terrible break out swhen i was younger. I usually have a pimple or two whenever i lack sleep.I used a really good concealer to cover up pimples and blemishes.But i wash my face when i get home and take i all off.Acne heals faster with a cleaner face and good acne medication.
• India
14 Jan 07
pimple - pimple is looking very bad on face.
i never felt pimple face thank god i have not such a problem but will i have so i also used makeups for hide it.
@amaine (2037)
• Philippines
13 Jan 07
hey , , concealers may help too, , they come in different shades and tones, ,you may go to a beauty store and ask for the proper color of concelear for your skin color , , foundation also helps , , but remember , , before you go to sleep , , don't forget to wash your face twice , , first to remove the make-up and second to wash the face itself , , if you don't, , you might me covering your acne most of your life , ,