bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Routine

bareMinerals Perfect Pick
 This past weekend, I returned to Tampa International Plaza for the bareMineral promotion that I mentioned in my last haul. Yoly color matched me with the bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation and concealer which contain salicylic acid to fight acne while you wear them. I purchased them along with the Tinted Mineral Veil as part of the Your Perfect Picks Face promotion; you pick any three face products and get them with a pretty pink makeup bag all for $62. Here is how I use them in an everyday routine.


bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Concealer Medium
Applying bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Concealer in Medium
Blending bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Concealer
First I cleanse my face and apply a light moisturizer. Today I used my sample of the bareMinerals Smart Combination lightweight emulsion as moisturizer, but I’m still testing it out. I then start applying the bareMinerals Blemish Remedy concealer in Medium to all my blemishes. I avoid the eye area because it contains salicylic acid; if I need under eye coverage I’ll use a different concealer but for everyday use, I don’t need it. Next, I blend the concealer with my Real Techniques pointed foundation brush (from the Real Techniques Core Collection). I love using this brush for blending creamy concealers because it works great around my nose and lips.
bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation in Clearly Nude
Patting on bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation
After my concealer is blended, I take my Real Techniques buffing brush (also from Core Collection) and pat on the bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation in Clearly Nude. I pat the brush around my face as you would do with a powder puff. This is to avoid displacing the creamy concealer that I just blended.
bareMinerals Mineral Veil Tinted SPF 25
Buffing bareMinerals Mineral Veil Tinted SPF 25
The bareMinerals Mineral Veil Tinted SPF 25 is the last part of my routine. I gently pat it all over my face as I did with the foundation. On days that I go running or am outside, I will wear just the Mineral Veil for the sun protection. I break out on my face to almost all liquid and cream sunblocks which is why I always purchase the loose Mineral Veil since it comes in SPF 25. I highly advise you to double check that the back of the Mineral Veil says Broad Spectrum SPF 25; one time, I accidentally purchased the one without sunscreen because it was in the wrong place at an Ulta. I wear the tinted because the original leaves a white haze on my face as it’s meant for lighter skin tones.
bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation
Smiling in bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation
And here’s the finished look taken in natural light from my window. I just swiped on black mascara and mocha liquid lipstick. I really like the coverage of the bareMinerals Blemish Remedy foundation and concealer together because it looks very natural. And of course, I appreciate that it will help control acne.
What is your favorite foundation for acne prone skin?

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