Everyone with acne knows that caking on foundation to cover it never makes it look better, and it certainly doesn't help clear it up. This tinted moisturizer with salicylic acid gives you just enough shine-free coverage while also fixing the problem. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Correct & Cover Pink Grapefruit Moisturizer, $8.50, target.com.
How is it different from foundation and tinted moisturizer? A tinted moisturizer only hydrates and evens out the complexion with minimal coverage; a foundation covers the skin with a layer of color and gives it a flawless finish. BB creams go above and beyond that and moisturize, protect, and corrects flaws, says Jung. Maybelline BB cream; $8.99; drugstore.com