The One Drugstore Foundation Dermatologist Say People Should Stop Using Because It Clogs Pores

March 18, 2019 by SheFinds Health
shefinds | beauty

No makeup look is complete without foundation. It is the foundation of your glam after all. Unfortunately, popular foundation formulas are lurking with harmful ingredients that can hinder your skin’s health and cause concerns like irritation, inflammation, clogged pores, and premature aging, which is why dermatologists urge makeup wearers to be careful with the products they keep in their makeup bags. In fact, most say that’s best to avoid foundations with parabens because of their negative effect on the skin.

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“I read a journal article about some bench research that was done in the past few years, and it showed there to be potential acceleration of skin aging,” Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York, tells Huffington Post. “I just know that, in terms of how much I’m putting on, and it’s in so many different products, that I wouldn’t even risk it for the slightest amount. I won’t do parabens.”

Keep scrolling to shop our favorite natural, paraben-free foundations:

DRUNK ELEPHANT Umbra Tinte™ Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 ($36)

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JOSIE MARAN Argan Matchmaker Serum Foundation ($45)

KOSAS Tinted Face Oil Foundation ($42)

LAWLESS Woke Up Like This Flawless Finish Foundation ($46)

rms beauty Un Cover-Up Concealer/Foundation ($36)

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