It's Worth A Try, These Are The 6 Functions And Uses Of Concealer For Makeup
Illustration of the function and use of concealer (iStockphoto)

YOGYAKARTA – Small size makeup product, concealer, versatile enough to apply makeup. Concealer can be used for various purposes, such as hiding dark circles, age spots, acne scars, and more.

Here are a number of uses of concealer for everyday makeup or special events that you will attend.

1. Blur fine lines

Fine lines that appear with age, it's natural. If you feel less confident because of these signs of aging, you can cover it with the right trick using concealer. How to apply it, apply on several points under the eyes and gently pat with the ring finger to blend into the skin. That way, the texture of the lines will be softer.

2. Contour

The coveted contouring effect, like making the face thinner, just takes a few swipes of concealer in the right places. How to use it, choose a shade or two darker than your natural skin tone. Apply to the curves of the cheeks and the sides of the nose, then smooth. The step can be ended with a freshening spray to keep it sticking.

fungsi dan kegunaan concealer
Illustration of the function and use of concealer (Pexels/George Milton)

3. Cover dark circles

After staying up late, you need to slightly polish your face with light makeup. Using concealer, dark circles can disappear and your day looks brighter. The trick is to use concealer as if it were an optical illusion. You can also add a bit of shimmery eyeshadow to the inner corner of both eyes.

4. Highlight cheekbones

One of the easiest ways to get a glowing face is to apply concealer to your cheekbones. Just pick a shade or two lighter than natural skin, brush and blend. You can also use concealer to highlight the browbones, bridge of the nose, and upper lip.

5. Hide blemishes

Applying makeup on acne-prone skin may require proper application. In addition to the choice of makeup ingredients that are light and don't trigger breakouts, you can use concealer to hide blemishes.

Concealer is formulated with salicylic acid while hiding acne scars. Reported by Neutrogena¸ Wednesday, May 25, it is recommended to apply concealer with a sponge or concealer applicator to avoid the oil from the fingertips transfer to the skin.

6. Defines the lines of the eyelids and lips

Concealer is a primer and ideal for eyeshadow and lipstick. The point is to create an even base, smooth in applying both, and help the product last longer. Just dab a small amount on your eyelids or lips, blending gently with your fingertips. You can finish by adding your favorite eyeshadow and lipstick colors.

Those are the six uses of concealer for everyday makeup. From the list above, which one do you use the most?

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