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18 Insane Acne Transformations That Prove The Power Of Makeup

*bows down*

Hey, we're not saying you should cover up your face, but if you want tips, let these ladies be your guide.

1. Shannon Taylor aka HeyThereImShannon

Shannon did a stellar affordable acne coverage tutorial, which you can watch here!Foundation: Neutrogena Shine Control MakeupConcealer: CoverGirl + Olay The De-Puffer
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Shannon did a stellar affordable acne coverage tutorial, which you can watch here!

Foundation: Neutrogena Shine Control Makeup

Concealer: CoverGirl + Olay The De-Puffer

3. Vicky Logan aka VickyLogan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAKEFwq_9a4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAKEFwq_9a4

Vicky does so many incredible makeup tutorials, it's hard to pick a favorite, but this one on long-lasting dark spot coverage is pretty amazing.

Foundation: Dermablend Smooth Liquid Camo Foundation

Concealer: Dermablend Quick-Fix Concealer

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4. Cassandra Bankson aka DiamondsAndHeels14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex33wtqnNz8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex33wtqnNz8

Cassandra has been sharing her journey with acne ever since she launched her YouTube channel in 2010. She currently has 121 videos on the topic, but this foundation routine vid is one of our faves.

Foundation: Make Up For Ever HD Foundation

Concealer: MAC Studio Finish Concealer

5. Arax aka Glamourax_

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Arax did this transformation on one of her clients for prom (and she loved it!). To get all the details on this look, go here.

Foundation: MAC Studio Fix; Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet + Foundation

Concealer: MAC Pro Longwear Concealer; Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage

6. Sierra Furtado aka SierraMarieMakeup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV8_CHNBBEE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV8_CHNBBEE
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8. Kendal Fedail aka MakeupByKendal

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Kendal shows her quick foundation routine for covering acne scars here, but if you want to watch the full thing, she's got all the deets on YouTube.

Foundation: MAC Studio Fix Fluid

Concealer: Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer; NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer; L.A. Girl Pro Conceal

9. Megan aka CandleLite89

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Megan said, "I was kind of nervous to post a before and after like this simply because my acne on my cheeks is something I am very self conscious about but after taking the pictures and seeing the difference, it is amazing to me how makeup can make me feel so much more confident in myself."

Foundation: Too Faced Born This Way Foundation

10. Chelsea Mora aka SEA Mora

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--7kNmUFGiU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--7kNmUFGiU

Chelsea shared her go-to makeup routine "to give you all the confidence to be bold and fierce with acne." <3

Foundation: Becca Ultimate Coverage Complexion Creme

Concealer: Cover FX Cream Concealer

11. Nadoosh aka MakeupByNadoosh

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This isn't Nadoosh herself–it's one of her clients–but her transformations are incredible nonetheless.

Foundation: Make Up For Ever HD Foundation

Concealer: Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage

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12. Crystal Valentine aka ValentineKissesBeauty

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We know Crystal looks beautiful either way, but if you want to recreate this makeup look for yourself, go here.

Foundation: Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able Full Cover Foundation

Concealer: Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able Full Cover Concealer

13. Elaine Mokk aka ElaineMokk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp5iy5JJqDA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp5iy5JJqDA

Elaine has been very open about her journey with acne, and she made this tutorial after her followers asked to see her foundation routine.

Foundation: Lioele Triple The Solution BB Cream

Concealer: MAC Pro Longwear Concealer

14. Shannon Davey aka ShannonDaveyMakeup

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Shannon is always trying out amazing new makeup ideas, but to get a list of the products she used for this smoky eye look, go here.

Foundation: NARS Sheer Glow

Concealer: Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer

15. Stephanie Lange aka Stephilalalange

Stephanie is a professional makeup artist that has been dealing with acne since high school, so she totally gets it.Foundation: Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet
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Stephanie is a professional makeup artist that has been dealing with acne since high school, so she totally gets it.

Foundation: Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet

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16. Ravinder Osahn aka RavikOsahn

This amazing tutorial teaches you how to conceal acne, scarring and redness.Foundation: NARS Sheer Glow; B. Flawless Complete Coverage FoundationConcealer: Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer
YouTube / Via youtube.com

This amazing tutorial teaches you how to conceal acne, scarring and redness.

Foundation: NARS Sheer Glow; B. Flawless Complete Coverage Foundation

Concealer: Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer

17. Angie Harris aka AngieHarris_

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Angie said, "I cannot remember a time in my life before 4-5th grade where I didn't have acne. But when I discovered makeup I regained a who new level of confidence in myself that I never thought possible." <3

Foundation: Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation

Concealer: Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer

18. Lee Figueroa aka MamiChula8153

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y963kkzaf4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y963kkzaf4

Before Lee started Accutane, she did this incredible tutorial on her foundation routine. *bows down*

Foundation: CoverGirl Aqua Smoothers Foundation

Concealer: Maybelline Fit Me Concealer

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