Many people with acne, vitiligo and melasma choose to wear make-up. Sometimes people feel self-conscious about their skin condition and choose to camouflage it. Camouflage make-up can be worn everyday or to special events to help you feel more confident.
Can men wear make-up?
The simple answer is – yes! Men who want to wear camouflage makeup can, and can benefit wearing it every day or just on special occasions. If they are struggling with self confidence and their skin, men might just want to wear a camouflage foundation to even out their skin colour.
When looking for a camouflage foundation, look for a full coverage type of product. For people with acne, an oil free or mineral type of foundation is recommended.
Brands and products that offer good coverage include:
- Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation
- Dermalogica Cover Tint
- Oxygenetix Breathable Foundation
- Kat Von D Lock It Foundation
- Natio Flawless Foundation
- CoverFX Total Cover Cream Foundation
- Inika Organic Liquid Mineral Foundation
If you skin condition such as acne, vitiligo or melasma are bothering you, speak to your GP for a referral to a dermatologist. To make an appointment to see a Dermatologist, contact us today.
There are many resources on the internet with instructions on how to apply camouflage makeup.
Check out www.mypaleskin.com for a range of camouflage makeup styles for different occasions.
Promoting Self Esteem
Skin conditions like acne, vitiligo and melasma can have a big impact on your emotional and mental health. Some people state their skin condition makes them feel ugly, sad or even depressed. If you are struggling with the emotional or mental impact of your skin condition, your GP or Dermatologist can help you. They might suggest to seek additional mental health support such a counsellor or therapist.
If you are having self-harming thoughts call Lifeline on 13 11 14.