Wearing a mask day in and day out can lead to dry,
weakened skin and dreaded breakouts—no matter
your age or skintype. It’s essential to find daily
skincare and makeup routines that will help prevent
and minimize these breakouts, aka maskne.
A good cleanser, toner and hyaluronic acid serum,
plus oil-free and oil-controlling skincare and makeup
can help. Find the formulas right for you.
What is maskne? Maskne is caused by skin congestion on nose, chin,
mouth, cheek, and jawline. How to prevent maskne? Building a daytime & nighttime skincare routine is
beneficial for helping minimize the effects of maskne. Using lightweight, oil-free makeup infused with
skincare ingredients is also helpful in combatting maskne.
Reveal radiant, healthy-looking skin.
Step 1: Cleanser
Detox & Purify: Always wash your face (and your mask) when you get home. Nutritious 2-in-1 Cleansing Foam works daily as a gentle cleanser for skin that's clean, fresh, and radiant. It also doubles as a 2-minute deep purifying mask to be used once a week or whenever needed.
Step 2: Treatment Lotion or Toner
Fortify & Soothe: Use Micro Essence in both your pre-mask and post-mask routines. It intensely hydrates and reveals a stunning radiance. Skin’s barrier—its inherent strength and stability—is reinforced. Skin feels soothed and redness looks reduced.
Step 3: Repair Serum
Nourish & Renew: Oil-free and non-acnegenic, Advanced Night Repair intensely nourishes, hydrates and renews. Strengthens skin’s barrier in just 4 hours. Plus, it helps defend skin against the visible effects of free radical damage from environmental aggressors and diminishes the look of pores over time.
Step 4: An S.O.S. for Skin
Rescue & Reset: Soothe the look of irritation in just 1 hour with Advanced Night Repair Intense Reset Concentrate. This breakthrough overnight treatment featuring Chronolux™ S.O.S. technology intensely nourishes and fortifies. Immerses skin in sustained, 24-hour moisture with 15X concentrated Hyaluronic Acid. Non-acnegenic, it won’t clog pores.
Step 5: Moisturizer
Hydrate & Nourish: Double down on high-performance hydration that won’t clog pores with Revitalizing Supreme+ Bright Creme. It’s ultra-lightweight, yet deeply hydrating and nourishing. Skin feels firmer, has more bounce. Feels stronger, more resilient.
Find your faves! Lightweight & breathable. Non-acnegenic.
Futurist Hydra Rescue Makeup SPF 45 soothes and reduces visible redness and irritation for a healthy, radiant look. Nourishes and hydrates skin with Chia Seed Oil and IonCharged Water. Plus, it’s proven to improve skin’s moisture barrier and infuses skin with instant hydration that lasts—up to 12 hours.
Prime & Refresh
Futurist Watery Glow Primer hydrates and strengthens as it preps and primes. Cares for your skin with over 80% skin-loving ingredients. Triples skin’s hydration instantly—it’s a moisture infusion that lasts all day, all week. Reveals cared for, healthy-looking skin in a flash.
Our #1 Foundation
Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup is mask friendly—transfer-, sweat- and humidity-resistant. 24-hour non-stop wear. Wears on, not off. Feels comfortable. Oil-free and oil-controlling, it won’t clog pores or cause breakouts.
Double Wear Matte Powder Foundation is silky soft and lightweight. The versatile long-wear formula can be worn as a foundation, or over it. Best of all, it helps control oil and shine. Won’t clog pores.
Prime & Smooth
The Smoother Universal Perfecting Primer is a lightweight formula that optically perfects skin. Diffuses the look of pores and imperfections. Infused with skin-softening apricot essence, it leaves skin with a smooth, even texture.
An S.O.S. for Lips
Pure Color Envy Nighttime Rescue Lip Oil-Serum repairs, replenishes and hydrates lips—overnight. A potent blend of five oils delivers optimal nourishment to help renew and restore. Locks in moisture for continuous hydration. After 10 days, lips are visibly healthier. Gentle and safe, it reduces flaking and even helps prevent future damage.
A Magic Potion for Lips
Pure Color Envy Lip Repair Potion creates a protective moisture mask that helps lock in hydration. With its gentle yet highly-concentrated formula, it restores and renews—overnight. Deeply conditioning, it soothes and repairs dry lips. Intense plumping moisture reveals a fuller and a more volumized lip look.
Pure Color Envy Color Replenish Lip Balm is a hydrating balm that glides over lips to deliver a burst of moisture. Smooths and conditions, plus gives lips a hint of tint. Smile!
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