Offering more coverage than a foundation, concealer is ideal for camouflaging facial imperfections. It will neutralize and balance the look of a blemish and those dreaded under-eye circles. Here are some basics tips on choosing the best concealer for your skin type and tips on applying it!

 If you are suffering with dark circles under eyes, occasional pimple and freckles then a concealer can help you from these problems. The concealer is most effective when applied clean and moisturized skin and typically a few shades lighter than foundation. Most concealers are heavier in coverage and consistency, if we comparison to liquid, powder or cream foundation. There are four types of concealer in the market like paste, powder, stick and liquid. There are different colors from yellow and peach, to blue, green and purple as well. You would be wondered to know that the first concealer was sold by Max Factor in 1938.

Concealer is acceptable to apply the concealer with a finger, but make sure to apply with ring finger. A concealer is applied by a bursh generally, if you want to reduce wrinkles, first use a primer, and then a concealer. For maximum effectiveness, it is important to apply the concealer before foundation. For winter and summer times, there are also different options of concealer and it is important to pick the right color of your concealer. You will need to apply the concealer directly to area you want to cover, for this purpose. To test its ability to hide the blemish or scar you must have to stand in direct sunlight. A concealer can successfully cover large pores, reduce eye bags, or hide acne and pimples when applied skillfully. Make sure that your skin is clean and moisturized, when applying the concealer. This way you are sure that concealer won’t fade off. Another important thing is to determine your skin type, and this usually can be done by observation.