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 even out skin discolorations for all skin tones. Think of it as Photoshop for your face. Keep in mind, color correctors should only be used in the areas needed to be concealed or corrected.
Below is a guide that shows six shades to correct imperfections and play up your best features.
There are many youtubers that have videos of themselves applying orange or green concealer shades to their face before applying concealer. 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.
My favorite color correcting palette: Stila’s all in one color correcting palette neutralizes any skin tone imperfection or discoloration.
Shop Stila Color Correcting Palette HERE
Conceal any discolorations
Now you’re probably wondering, how do I use this product?
1. Use a primer on your skin to help prevent smudging of your corrector and help your makeup last all day.
2. First off, a color corrector should always be used before applying foundation or concealer. Choose the proper shade (use reference above) and use a damp beauty blender or concealer brush to press the corrector onto your blemish or area that needs correcting.
3. Next, apply your concealer over the corrector to balance and even out the corrector and any discolorations. This will also ensure that the color corrector will not transfer or budge.
4. Apply foundation of your choice to really achieve a flawless look.
My favorite concealer of all time as you know is Tarte Shape Tape concealer. It is full coverage, creamy and lasts all day.
Shop Tarte Shape Tape HERE.
5. Add a loose or pressed setting powder to seal the deal. I love my Too faced loose Setting powder to set my makeup.
Shop Too Faced Perfect Set-up Loose HERE.
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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