John Mayer Wanted Acne-Fighting Makeup Suggestions, And We Have Them
Despite being born before the dawn of the Internet as we now know it and all social media apps, John Mayer has quickly become a social media pro. In fact, at 39, the singer is using every platform better than most teens, documenting his various endeavors from running a Q&A with Shaq, to breaking down his extensive beauty regimen, his best hand-washing practices, and his random musings on things like orchids being the most likely candidate for alien life. He also uses the medium to engage one-on-one with fans, crowdsourcing some of life’s most important questions, like the query he posed to his followers on Sunday night: Is it possible to wear makeup without immediately breaking out?
In a video posted to his Instagram stories, the musician gazes into the camera, saying, “Okay, so here’s the deal. My skin is fine, I do an interview, they put makeup on to somehow get me ready for television. But then I get zits from the makeup! Which just sends me into a makeup loop, I guess?”
He concludes, “I just want to cover this one up,” gesturing to a fresh blemish on his temple before the video cuts him off. Over the clip he wrote, “It’s not a huge deal but I mean, is there makeup that doesn’t make you breakout?” Welcome to the cruel world of beauty that women everywhere have been living in for centuries, Mr. Mayer.
So of course, we here at People Style, being the beauty aficionados we are, took John’s request very seriously and immediately started brainstorming some of our favorite full coverage, anti-acne products. The results, below.
Hopefully this will help us forgive him for that time we accused him of wearing a bathrobe in an airport.