TikTok Swears By These 12 Drugstore Foundations for Acne-Prone Skin


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I love a good TikTok find. Whether that's a viral skincare product or even a few fashion pieces, there's always something to be discovered on the platform. This week, I happened to be perusing the app for a different kind of item—foundation. Although I'm normally pretty picky about my foundation formulas because I have super sensitive, acne-prone skin, I knew there had to be a gold mine of users out there who struggle with the same issues. I also knew they'd fill me in on the best drugstore formulas for this so I don't have to spend an arm and a leg. If you absolutely relate, keep scrolling for the best drugstore foundations for acne-prone skin that TikTok creators are using and loving.


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1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation

2. L'Oréal Infallible Up to 24H Fresh Wear Foundation in a Powder

3. Covergirl Clean Fresh Skin Milk Foundation


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4. Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup

5. E.l.f. Cosmetics Acne Fighting Foundation

6. Almay Clear Complexion Makeup

7. Neutrogena Skin-Clearing Oil-Free Foundation

8. Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Oily Skin


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9. No7 Stay Perfect Foundation

10. Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation

11. Wet n Wild Photofocus Liquid Foundation

12. Catrice Cosmetics HD Liquid Coverage Foundation

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Shawna Hudson
Associate Beauty Editor

Shawna Hudson has worked in editorial for over six years, with experience covering entertainment, fashion, culture, celebrities, and her favorite topic of all, beauty. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in journalism and has written for other publications such as Bustle, The Zoe Report, Byrdie, Elite Daily, Mane Addicts, and more. She is currently an associate beauty editor at Who What Wear and hopes to continue feeding her (completely out-of-control) beauty obsession as long as she can. Stay up to date on her latest finds on Instagram @shawnasimonee.