The story of When life gives you lemons

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When life gives you lemons is designed for acne, backed by data, and inspired by you!

It all began three years ago when our founder built a piece of research technology that allowed her to mathematically calculate what skincare, makeup and medication works on what specific skin types. From this research she discovered that those living with acne struggled to find skincare and makeup that were compatible. 

The idea for When life gives you lemons was born. Lemons wants to be the company that’s on the side of people with acne, helping you find your inner strength and believe in your own possibilities. Our products bridge the gap between skincare and makeup, with soothing ingredients rather than harsh chemicals. We know that acne skincare is a marathon, not a sprint, so we’ve created a skin-friendly foundation (yes, you can throw away those nasty cakey cover-ups) and complementary primer that work with your skin, not against it.

We can’t cure acne, but we can give you courage and self acceptance. That’s why it’s so important that we build on what you already have within you – so you can feel beautiful inside and out.

As our name says, life may have given you lemons, but the only way is up