How to Conceal Blemishes using Color Correctors
I’m sure at some point or another, we’ve all woken up one day with a giant blemish on our face!! To make things worse, this unsightly blemish decides to show on a special event day!! Does this sound familiar to you? Unfortunately, stress can cause the blemish to pop up unexpectedly and there isn’t much you can do to make it magically disappear, however, I will give you my tips on how to conceal the blemish(es) so you can at least feel better for you special event.
Color Correctors can come in a wide variety of products such as concealers, primers or palettes. It helps conceal blemishes, cancel redness, or conceal hyperpigmentation for all skin tones. Think of it as Photoshop for your face: color correction works to even out the skin’s tone and leave you with a more flawless-looking complexion. Here is a guide that shows six shades to correct imperfections and play up your best features.
I am sure you see girls applying orange or green concealer shades to their face before. I am sure you wonder why they use these shades before applying an actual concealer. The truth is, different shades can cancel out various blemishes depending on what the issue is. So although it may seem like they are applying to many layers, color correctors work like a charm to completely cover any problematic spots when used correctly.
Now you’re probably wondering, how do I use this product? First off, a color corrector should always be used before applying foundation or concealer. Once you’ve applied the proper color corrector by using a damp beauty blender or concealer brush, press (don’t rub) your foundation. The last step is to apply your concealer over the foundation. This will ensure that the color correcting will not transfer or budge. Color correctors should only be used in the areas needed to be concealed or corrected. The last step is to set your skin with a translucent powder, such as Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder.
There are many kinds of color correctors in the market today. I prefer palettes as they are extremely versatile. There is no denying that this product is a staple in everyone’s beauty kit. Would you try color correctors? Let me know why or why not in the comments below!
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