It’s a vicious yet common cycle: Blemishes have yet to clear and, already, more resurface. But we’ve had enough. We come armed with the right concoctions to wage a war against the frustration of flawless skin.
Photoshop-inspired products have brought about a new beauty philosophy—blur instead of conceal—all coming with a fresh, grease-free finish. Choose your tool wisely! Below, a three-step stealth tactic that's foolproof. Time to get even.
KIEHL'S Micro-Blur Skin Perfector, P1795, Power Plant
Plus points for this emulsion that’s waterbased: It doesn’t clog pores and diminishes their appearance in four weeks.
SNOE Eau La La Magical Liquid Powder, P899, TriNoma
Here's your best defense against environmental aggressors; it has antioxidants and vitamin C. It’s a unique powder-to-liquid (not vice versa!) formulation, used under and over makeup, that stays on and on.
IMAGE Laura Mercier
LAURA MERCIER Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide, P2250, Rustan’s
While your skin isn’t at its tip-top shape just yet, fake your A-game with an ultra-light blurring cover that lasts as long as you can on whatever battlefield, resisting sweat, water, and humidity.
*This story originally appeared in Preview Magazine's August 2014 issue.