Jul 16, 2010 7:40 AM
Caty wrote, "I love your personal shopper sections for clothing, but do you take skincare requests as well? I have fair skin and, if I do say so myself, it is beautiful everywhere... except on my face. I struggle with my uneven complexion like no other. I don't have rosacea, but I always look flushed. The problem ares: my cheeks and both sides of my nose. Do you have any skincare/foundation suggestions that might help even out the redness in my face? Please help!"
Caty, I'm the same. I have skin so fair it blinds passersby, even in summer, and naturally occurring redness in the same spots on my face. I've rounded up a few favorite redness-reducing lotions/cleansers, plus some concealers and makeup. You can either use yellow- or green-tinted concealer to reduce redness, but I find yellow easier to blend. Unless you're a makeup artist used to blending & layering, green has a tendency to make you look vaguely nauseated! Mineral foundation will also be great for evening skin tone and reducing irritants that can redden skin further.
1 - Skyn Iceland Antioxidant Calming Serum ($52 on sale)
4 - DermaDoctor Calm Cool & Corrected Cream ($85)
7 - Make Up For Ever Camouflage Cream ($18)
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