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Cover Up That Blemish

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How do I hide a blemish?

Cover Up That Blemish

If you're prone to acne, make sure you prep your skin with a daily oil-free moisturizer. This will ensure your makeup goes on smoothly and evens out your skin. Use an oil free concealer that is exactly the same shade as your skin. If you go any lighter, or too dark, the concealer will draw attention to the blemish.

Apply the concealer with a concealer brush, which has smooth, synthetic bristles that are made for cream (not powder) formulas. Dab the concealer directly onto the spot and then wait at least 15 seconds before you blend so that it has time to set on the pimple. Don't brush the middle of the spot; fan out the edges of the concealer to make it blend seamlessly. You can gently pat the middle with the brush, but don't rub because you will brush too much concealer away, revealing the redness again. Tap a thin layer of translucent powder over the entire area. This will help to set your makeup, so that by mid-day the spot doesn't make an unwelcome appearance again.

   

Comments

1/30/2010 12:13:46 PM
JohnnieR said:

You can even get a free trial of epiCUR Stretch Mark Treatment cream at:

http://www.rhodesonline.net/stretchmarks

But don't expect it to work by tomorrow morning... you've got to start these things ahead of time. In a couple of weeks, though, you could begin to see the difference.


5/16/2010 1:39:06 PM
ROCKI said:

I UNDERSTAND MAKEUP NOW AND THE OIL FREE CONSEALER ACTUALLY HELPS MY BLEMISH AND I THANK YOU FOR THE TIPS


4/26/2011 12:37:54 AM
Steph. said:

I had no idea that a concealer used for the purpose of covering up blemishes should be the same color of your skin. Thanks a bunch for the tip!




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