Find The Best Foundation for Acne with Charlotte's Flawless Tips

Discover Charlotte's flawless tips to find best foundation for acne-prone skin. Learn how to apply foundation to get flawless-looking skin.

When covering and concealing the appearance of acne, it’s important to prepare your skin properly, use the best full coverage makeup products and know how to apply makeup for a flawless-looking canvas and a confident complexion! Discover Charlotte’s top tips and tricks on how to use makeup to cover acne below.

Charlotte’s Innovation Foundation for Acne-Prone Skin

airbrush flawless foundation for acne

Charlotte’s Airbrush Flawless Foundation is a must-have for those wanting to conceal the appearance of blemishes, redness and acne. With a full coverage formula rich with skin-loving ingredients, Airbrush Flawless Foundation neutralizes the look of redness and smooths the appearance of the skin for a flawless, poreless looking CONFIDENT complexion!

As well as a fabulous full coverage that feels lightweight and comfortable on your skin, Charlotte’s revolutionary innovation foundation has a natural matte finish; blemishes and imperfections appear concealed, excess shine is kept at bay and your skin appears matte whilst still radiating a natural glow!

“When I wear this foundation, people ask me if I have had work done! Have I been on holiday? Why do I look SO REFRESHED and so much younger? No, no, no! It’s Airbrush Flawless Foundation! Airbrush Flawless Foundation does EVERYTHING! You say conceal hyperpigmentation, I say FLAWLESS FOUNDATION! You say conceal ROSACEA, I say FLAWLESS FOUNDATION! You say conceal ACNE, I say FLAWLESS FOUNDATION!!”

- Charlotte Tilbury

How To Cover Up Acne Using Airbrush Flawless Foundation

Discover Charlotte’s step-by-step tutorial on how to cover up acne using her REVOLUTIONARY, natural matte, full coverage Airbrush Flawless Foundation!

  1. A pearly-white cream in a glass jar with a metallic, golden-coloured lid which has 'Charlotte's Magic Cream' written on it.


    Start by moisturizing your skin with Charlotte’s Magic Cream, massaging the rich formula onto the skin using outward motions and the Tilbury Tap technique (a pitter-patter of the fingertips on the skin) for a healthy, brighter-looking complexion.

    Charlotte’s Magic Cream is her best-selling moisturizer containing skin-loving ingredients including Vitamins C & E, hyaluronic acid and nourishing, hydrating oils, which work to moisturize, smooth and brighten the look of the skin creating a gorgeous canvas for makeup!

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    Step 2: BUFF & BLEND

    Using the Hollywood Complexion Brush, apply the natural matte finish, stay-all-day Airbrush Flawless Foundation by blending outwards from the centre of your face for a flawless, poreless looking, airbrushed finish. The full coverage formula works gorgeously on acne-prone skin, concealing the appearance of redness, blemishes and acne whilst still feeling lightweight and comfortable due to the magic AirCool™complex, which gives an instant fresh feel on the skin*!

    Top tip: With 44 flawlessly-matched shades to choose from to suit all skin tones and undertones, discover your perfect foundation shade with Findation! On the Airbrush Flawless Foundation product page, select a foundation and shade that you know suits your skin tone and we’ll find your perfect shade in Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation!

    Shop Airbrush Flawless Foundation and explore the 44 flawlessly-matched shades

  3. A liquid concealer in an ivory shade in golden-coloured packaging.


    For areas where you’d like extra coverage, use the Magic Away liquid concealer to build coverage, brighten your under-eye area and smooth the appearance of your skin. Apply directly from the magic cushion applicator and tap with your fingertips to blend this creamy full coverage formula into your skin for a flawless-looking base!

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  4. An open, mirrored-lid pressed powder compact for fair skin tones in rose-gold packaging.

    Step 4: SET YOUR BASE

    Set your flawless-looking makeup in place with Charlotte’s iconic Airbrush Flawless Finish finishing powder to minimize shine and smooth the appearance of the skin for a gorgeous complexion! Apply it around your nose and T-zone for a dreamy soft-focus finish.

    Shop Airbrush Flawless Finish finishing powder

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Author Details

Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.