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Color Correcting 101 – How to Use Concealer like a Pro

Doubting ourself is what we are best at! Thus we step into the world of makeup. Now, there is nothing bad if using makeup to look more confident, however, we feel you must be confident in your own skin. On the other hand, there are so many things that the makeup industry has to offer us! But do you know what’s the best of ‘em all? The concealer! Yes!

Can you imagine a day without concealer! This magical equipment has our life sorted. We can fake freshness even after a long sleepless night! However, only a few know how to use the concealer like a magical wand. Others, keep on repeating mistake that makes them look tacky. Do you want to know all about the concealers? Well here is Color Correcting 101 – How to Use Concealer like a Pro.

Color Correcting 101 – How to Use Concealer like a Pro

How to Color Correct like a Pro

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

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We will not say, “Nobody is perfect”, because we all are. However, the human tendency is mostly seen in women that they want to look a certain way to have validations about how they look. Moreover, society has pushed us to that level that a little blemish here and there makes us go crazy. So here comes in the role of a color corrector. A color corrector is a concealer that is made keeping in mind the undertones of the skin. Thus each target area has a different color corrector and so does each skin type. For example, the green color correcting concealer is used for hiding blemishes that have red leftovers such as pimples. You can use a color correcting concealer when you have severed breakouts and have to go out. This will hide it in no time leaving the skin appearing flawless.

Concealer 101: How To Choose Concealer Texture & Shade?

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

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The concealer game or moreover the makeup game can only be on point if you choose it according to your skin tone. This is essential or the makeup doesn’t look natural and we don’t want it to look made up. Each skin tone has a different type of undertone and a different shade. It is essential that you match them both so that it blends perfectly with your skin. The image has a guide for all the skin colors with the kind of under-eye concealer you must apply with the foundation and the blemish correcting concealer.

How To Apply Concealer – Tutorial

Now since we have learned how to select the concealer, let’s get into how to apply it for a flawless look

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

The number one step in applying any kind of makeup is to start with a fresh face. Cleanse your face properly and pat it dry. Then apply your moisturizer and primer to create a base for the makeup to stay in place.

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

Start by doing the under eyes. For this, you will need to select a concealer that is up to 2 tones lighter than your skin tone. This is essential as the under-eye skin is much darker if you have dark circles and they need to be blended perfectly. If you have deep dark circles you can use a color correcting concealer first. Then apply the skin color concealer.

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

Next, we need to target the blemishes of spots and pimples on the face. Again if you have severed break out, use a color correcting concealer and then use the blemish concealer on it. This concealer is near about the color of your skin.

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

Now blend your concealer so that it is matched up with the rest of the face. If you are going to apply the foundation, use the right brush to blend it. Else use powder and pack the concealer in place.

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

You can then flaunt this no-makeup look. moreover, if you want you can go in for some more details at your eyes and contour the rest of the face to make it look defined and less chubby.

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How To Apply Concealer As Foundation?

Color Correcting 101 - How to Use Concealer like a Pro

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To use the concealer as a foundation, you will need different shades of concealers. It is feasible to use concealer as a foundation because it gives better coverage and doesn’t feel heavy on the skin. For this you can use a lighter shade for the under eye and then a darker shade of the rest of the face. When you apply the compact powder to make it stay in place, it will not crack up as foundation does. This is because the concealers are light and don stay heavily layered up. Use talcum powder to set the makeup in place.

Also read The Ultimate Whole-Body Makeup Contouring Guide to Shape it Right

This was Color Correcting 101 – How to Use Concealer like a Pro! We hope you guys enjoyed reading it and got something fruitful. While you are up for the makeup game, here are some tips and hacks you might like. Moreover, be confident and rock the world with your swag.

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