Almay  Clear Complexion™ Makeup
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Almay Clear Complexion™ Makeup


4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars52%
  • 4 Stars28%
  • 3 Stars15%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.25 / 5 based on 725 Reviews


Product DetailsAlmay Clear Complexion™ makeup helps clear and prevent acne blemishes while it conceals, so your complexion looks beautiful, shine-free and even all day.

  • Formula with 4-in-1 Blemish Eraser covers, clears, calms and controls
  • Contains salicylic acid to help your skin look its best every day. 91% of the women saw an overall improvement in the appearance of their skin.
  • Doctor tested
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Almay  Clear Complexion™ Makeup
Almay Clear Complexion™ Makeup
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Becca R.
Colorado Spgs, CO
274 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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Really like this foundation :) Its a good medium coverage. The main thing I appreciate about this product is that there is salicylic acid to help combat new breakouts. I actually prefer this when I'm on my cycle (tmi lol) but it seriously helps with my hormonal acne! It has decent staying power, it begins to fade around the 8 hour mark.
Danielle L.
78 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Buff more...
I am a very pale person and it can be very hard for me to find my shade sometimes. Buff is the closest shade to my natural color but still not spot on. This is more of a medium coverage foundation, the key to making it look nice is to always apply it with a beauty blender, if you use a brush it will streak!

I’m not sure how well it helped with my acne but It doesn’t seem to make the acne worse which is a plus.

I have dry skin and enlarge pores and it doesn’t seem to crease or make my pores more obvious.

For the price it is worth trying out. Not a go to foundation for myself but I’m sure there are people out there that feel different.
Kirsten M.
Anderson, SC
57 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Naked more...
After years of buying high-end foundation that left me with no changes in my complexion, I decided to give this foundation a try. It goes on smooth and doesn’t slip like my previous foundations did. It stays on well throughout the day and has been a much better fit for me for both my skin and my wallet.
Margaux H.
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
My holy grail foundation. I’ve never had good skin. This has really helped to reduce breakouts. The coverage is good without looking and feeling like a mask. It fights pimples and covers them up! I’ve used this for well over 10 years now. I’ve never found a foundation I liked better
Madison. W.
Orange Park
95 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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The coverage of this foundation I would say is probably more of a medium coverage. I like it a lot. It lasts all day, and I really feel like the clear complexion lives up to its name. I’ve never had any breakouts and I don’t worry when I apply it to places where I may have a blemish. The only gripe I have about it is for places that get oily, you would benefit greatly by using a primer or a really good setting powder. It doesn’t seem to like oily skin at all. It leaves a somewhat dewy finish and let’s all sorts of products melt into it beautifully.
Emily Y.
Grove City, PA
60 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Naked more...
I love this foundation so much! It is wonderful with salicylic acid to help clear my flaws while also hiding them!! I don’t like the packing though, as the pump makes it difficult to get the last bit of product out, although it is great when completely full!
Isabella D.
23 reviews
Review for: Ivory more...
This is the only foundation I ever use. I have seen a result in my skin by using this product. Love love love it, I have been using it for years and would recommend it to anyone with sensitive skin who loves makeup!
Amber C.
Girard, OH
360 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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I used this for the first time and wasn't thrilled, but the second time I enjoyed the natural finish. This is best for oily and combo skin. As you can see by the oil test (12 hours) Almay has the least oil.
Felicia J.
Spring Lk Pk, MN
184 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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Usually I try and stick to high end foundations but I had been breaking out from something, I tried this to help the acne. And It helped, it’s not magic but it does help. It’s medium coverage can be buildable. It’s a nice finish and it lasts on my oily skin, for my 10 hour work days. I don’t wear it everyday because I love my high end. But it’s a real good foundation if you don’t mind drugstore .
Rachel J.
Jonesborough, TN
55 reviews
I was skeptical about this Foundation at first because I've used Neutrogena clear skin for years but this was a pleasant surprise! I got the foundation a little dark for me but that was my fault. I'm not sure I will ever use other liquid foundations again
Ryan D.
Elkhart, IN
30 reviews
It gets rid of acne? Cause I have horrible and oily skin.
Laura E.
Cary, NC
75 reviews
Does this cover up acne? And how well does it blend out?
jennifer v.
Lafayette, IN
Does this really work? Does it feel greasy ?
Corona, NY
364 reviews
Where's I can buy it? I want it
Sarah H.
Cypress Inn, TN
4 reviews
Is this okay for sensitive skin? Does it work?

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