How to Disguise a Pimple
Tip of the Day: Here’s an easy way to mask a blemish while it heals.
Here’s a simple makeup trick that will make zits vanish. Concealers can camouflage spots and it’s best to apply them after you’ve applied foundation. Depending on the type of spot you want to cover, both the creamy and thicker consistencies can be lifesaving.
Dab the spot first with hydrocortisone cream to help it heal. Then blend a dab of green color corrector on the blemish to neutralize redness with a point-tipped bush. Try using Maybelline’s Cover Stick Green Corrector Concealer ($4.69, drugstore.com) and the Benefit Cosmetics Concealer Brush ($20, benefitcosmetics.com) for this step.
Next you can apply a thicker more adhering type of concealer like Laura Mercier’s Secret Camouflage ($28, lauramercier.com) on raised spots or a creamy formula like the Amazing Concealer ($42, amazingcosmetics.com) to dry, flakey spots that will prevent a cakey built-up look.
Your last step to a blemish-free face is to set everything in place with a translucent powder like CoverGirl’s TruBlend Loose Powder Makeup ($7.99, ulta.com).
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