If you have acne, rosacea, dark circles, or dull skin, covering them up with layers and layers of flesh-toned concealer will still leave subtle shadows on your face. The key to evening out your complexion is with a color-corrector. It makes use of Color Theory, which aims to cancel out the discoloration of the said concerns.
Color-correctors may come in yellow, peach, purple, and green. Read on to learn each shade's function.
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If you have purplish-blue eye bags, dab a yellow-toned concealer to cancel out the dark circles.
Pinays with medium to light skin tones usually have dark circles leaning towards the green side. Peach or salmon concealers can do a great job of covering the shadows.
FN TIP: If you have fair skin, opt for a peach tone that's almost pastel, such as a pale pink. On the other hand, if you have a darker skin tone, orange or red can help with your eye bags. [Via StyleCaster]
Does your complexion look sallow? Bring back the luminous glow of your skin by using a purple or lavender makeup base. This can also tone down a foundation that's too orangey or yellowish.
Hide any signs of acne, rosacea, and allergies when you apply a light layer of a green corrector. Since green is the opposite of red on the color wheel, any blemish with the slightest red tint can be neutralized.
This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.
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