makeup is one of the primary comedogenic offenders, so it's important that your makeup is acne-safe. blushes and bronzers, especially, often use red pigments that are highly comedogenic, so sticking with high-quality mineral makeup is your best bet.
while we only stock alima's blushes and bronzers at sS, their entire line is acne-safe, and they have over 50 foundation colors! you can purchase makeup from them directly on their website.
please note that not all of alima pure's products are acne-safe. as a general rule, their loose powder products (foundation, powder, blush) are safe, and their pressed/liquid versions are not.
removing your makeup at the end of the day (even acne-safe makeup) is one of the most important parts of keeping clear. while mineral makeup is great for staying put all day, it can be difficult to wash off -- especially if you are using a more gentle, moisturizing face wash, like our green tea cleanser.
each cloth measures 6"x6", and comes in packs of 5. we recommend that you use each sponge no more than 2-3 times to ensure that acne-aggravating bacteria and makeup residues don't build up on the sponges before you get them into the laundry.
these are also great for camping, travel, and burning man!
please note: the manufacturer is out of lavender, and we have them in a dark burgundy chocolate colors that is not pictured.
ANNOUNCEMENT: we are sold out of this item and will not be restocking it. kiss my face appears to have gone out of business.
please read our latest blog post about the acne-safe alternatives we've found here.
breakouts around the mouth and on the chin are easily exacerbated by using a comedogenic toothpaste, so if you are breaking out anywhere around your mouth (including upper lip and chin) it is important to switch to an acne-safe toothpaste. this whitening toothpaste has a refreshing, minty flavor, and leaves your breath fresh while whitening teeth.
minerals and rice starch work together to give this pressed powder superior concealing and oil-controlling properties. fine lines and pores are softened with a smooth, matte finish. wear alone or as a touch-up over loose foundation, liquid foundation or tinted moisturizer. (.28 oz/8 g)
use the compact's enclosed sponge to pat over t-zone. for sheerer application, use the super powder brush; for fuller coverage, use a flocked sponge.