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Alternative to kryolan?

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Hi folks,
was out of town on a wedding and related functions last week.Used kryolan dermacolor for twelve hours daily at a stretch for 4 consecutive days and was left with a breakout on my right cheek which is clearing up slowly ..Moral of the story-Do
ont use kryolan dermacolor for more than 3hours in a day!(coz when i have used it for less time in the past,it didnt cause a breakout)
AM, i would like to know if there is an alternative to kryolan for usage on a longer time basis,something that covers as good as kryolan and doesnt break you out?

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@kriya, I agree that it can break you out when used for longer duration. Unfortunately, all foundations & make up will eventually break us out if we are acne prone, I think it’s more to do with the foundation creating a barrier between our skin not allowing it to breathe rather than the ingredients itself & leading to slow blockage of pores. Still I think even after using it for 12 hours for 4 days continuously , you probably had only one break out (or do you have a cluster of pimples?) . Almost every foundation would do this I guess even if it is entirely non-comedogenic.

As far as I Know, there are no alternatives to kryolan as far as coverage is concerned, but you could give a shot with Lancome or Clinique.

Another option would be to wash the face with a good make up remover once in between after 4 to 6 hours and then re apply make up fresh once again as this could probably remove the sweat & grime mixed with foundation. I know it’s tough but just an option?

LD
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Hi LD,
Thanx for the suggestion and views.
If it was just one smal pimple,i wouldnt bother-i got three pimples on my right cheek and my cousin who is a doc asked me to take cephalexin 375mg twice a day for five days.:-( i completed two days.And only now they have started to sl.owly subside..As you said ,no makeup safely works for us acneprone people..

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@kriya, @acnemantra, btw forgot to mention, I’ve switched to 2.5% Benzac as per your suggestion. Works great with no burning or irritation and as of now acne free completely (touch wood, whenever I say this, a small one pops somewhere) . Thanks for the tip buddy! Retino with this combination is working quite well as of now.

LD
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HI, you can try revlon colorstay oily skin one it is quite good and provides good coverage.

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