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Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I tried the fenty foundation. The colour match and look is fabulous. But I’m getting acne like crazy. Has anyone else had breakouts? I think I need to return this product...

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Yes!!!! I am a Master Esthetician in the state of Utah and SEVERAL clients and myself who never had acne issues in the past now have major patches on the cheek area! Now I would just think the person doesn't wash their face properly but with my esthetic education I know I'm washing my face properly! This stuff is straight crap for your skin. Beware!!

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Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Please,

does the acne goes away ? 

I never had acne and since I’m using this fundation i can’t see my face anymore... 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

This is the first time I've heard of anyone having problems out of Fenty Beauty. Is your makeup removal routine pretty thorough?

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Yes 😞 I had this and used it for a good while, and I was also using a high end primer with it. It looked okay with the primer but not great, and I suspected the primer of breaking me out. So I swapped the primer, and my cystic acne got a little better but I could see there were new ones still brewing under my skin. I stopped using the foundation then too. My skin is still recovering from the same blemishes that developed during the fenty face, and it's been months since I stopped using it! I even read the reviews first to see who with acne had used it and all the reviews were good. Ugh

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I tried the foundation for 2 days


@Shaz15 wrote:
I tried the fenty foundation. The colour match and look is fabulous. But I’m getting acne like crazy. Has anyone else had breakouts? I think I need to return this product...

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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Liquid Foundation 445

 

I tried it for 2 days, with primer and one day without.

I did get two little pimples, and a bigger one one the way, But Im stopping to use it now to see if it helps.

 

(Sensitive dehydrated skin)

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Yes! My face is breaking out so bad. It was clear about a week ago and every since I’ve used it my face is so bad to the point where I don’t even want to go out anymore without make up on 😣

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Yes! My face is breaking out so bad. It was clear about a week ago and every since I’ve used it my face is so bad to the point where I don’t even want to go out anymore without make up on 😣

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Sadly loved the foundation but it broke me out like crazy, like really bad. My skin is still dealing with the repercussions. I think it’s the high amount of Dimethicone, which while most foundations and primers have, the Fenty does have in high amounts. It can trap dirt, oil, and sebum. 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Oooh.. I've suspected dimethicone as the main acne-causing (for me) ingredient. Nice to know someone else suspected it! 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I like the coverage of this foundation but unfortunately I also start sever acne problem thn I read an article special ingredient of fenty which is dimethicone which is used mostly for hair care as moisturizer . It creates berried to lock moist . that’s why sweat ,Jerms creat under neath of skin and skin can’t breath cause breakout . Fenty’sactive ingredient is dimethicone 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I just bought one last week. I love how it looks on skin but i got acne after using it. It’s sad cuz I love how it applies on the skin

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I've had the same problem. Breaks my heart because I love the formula. I've had to stop using it. Too Faced foundation also does the same 

Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

i had the same problem. i now use YSL All Hours Foundation and its been amazing and long lasting.

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

It breaks my heart to admit but I have experienced the same with Fenty, the foundation and match sticks match my multi-toned face great but the acne has been painful and slow to heal. I am already proned to acne but it has been relentless. I had to discontinue using it....

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

The foundation has three acnegenic ingredients: dimethicone, talc, and benzoic acid (which is also a potential irritant). It's a pretty high concentration of dimethicone, which can be hugely problematic for some people. 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I've suspected dimethicone as a main acne-causing (for me) ingredient. I've had bad experiences with benzoic acid. 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

hmmmm I use 2 topical creams for my acne because it's that bad and I've never broke out using the fenty foundation. That's so crazy omg


@Shaz15 wrote:
I tried the fenty foundation. The colour match and look is fabulous. But I’m getting acne like crazy. Has anyone else had breakouts? I think I need to return this product...

 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

fenty isn't that good for skin on the normal/dryish combo side. It's geared toward the oilyish combo side. So thats probably why most of you guys are getting breakouts 

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

YES! I have normal skin most of the time that gets dry patches in the winter. I loved the way this foundation looked but after using it for a couple days I started breaking out for the first time in my life like crazy. Small little bumps all over my face, skin felt irritated then cystic acne on my cheeks and chin. I did stop using it for awhile, skin cleared up, thought maybe it was just a weird hormone thing... started again, same results. Really sad because it's so hard for me to find a shade match and this matched perfectly but not worth the skin woes.

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

Omg! Same! I’m so sad my skin was clear for such a long time and then all of a sudden after a few days of using this foundation my skin broke out like crazy and none of my skin care works anymore.

 

The first time I used it I broke out so I left it alone for a few months, but then I felt like it was going to waste and I had no proof that was the exact reason why I broke out, but now I’m sure that’s why. I’m so mad I worked so hard to clear up my skin and this foundation gave me cystic acne all over my cheeks and jaw.

Re: Is my Fenty foundation causing acne???

I had a similar problem with  FENTY BEAUTY BY RIHANNA - Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation,  

I had a sample of it and broke out so I decided not to try it again !

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