Concealers are one of our makeup BFFs. From reducing the redness of our skin to covering a pimple that suddenly came out from nowhere, concealers are a makeup superhero.
The basic concealers are what we’re most familiar with, meant to perfectly match our skintone to give a high coverage to cover pesky spots. But if you want an even more flawless finish, you should consider colour correcting concealers. It may seem complicated to use at first, with its range of crazy colours; but once you get the hang of it, it’s really easy to work into your every day makeup routine.
So if you're new to colour correcting, we're answering some of the common questions we encounter so you don't have to worry that you’d end up looking like an art class project.
What are all the colours for?
The things about colour corrective concealers is that it balances out the discolouration you want to remedy through basic colour theory via the colour wheel. So here are the basics: green balances out redness; pink is good for hiding under eye dark circles; yellow is great for covering any purple-blue discolourations; and purple is a good way to make a yellowish, pasty skin tones look flushed and lively.