DO’S and DONT’S to cover-up those nasty acne.
Even the fiercest of us have felt vulnerable when an acne pops up just before an important date or an event and then we consent help obsessing about burying it under a carpet of products and make up.
Concealing the under a mountain of concealer almost comes as a reflex action which unfortunately only makes matters worse. Here are some hacks which prominent make up artists swear by when it comes to hiding those zits.
1. Do Not apply too much make up: The biggest blunder one can do is trying to attempt to drown that pimpleis the flood of make up. Do not give in to the urge to layer too many products as it will only highlight the flaw more and bring unwanted attention to the troubled area.
2. Choose the right texture of the products: Texture is most important when it comes to hushing that last min pop up.Anything that has an oily consistency or texture is an absolute NO NO because the oily deposit tends to slide away leaving the zit exposed. A matte finish productalways deposits better and lasts much longer making it a more reliable friend when it comes to concealing.
3. Do proper colour correction: The magic behind corrective make up lies more in colour correction than in concealing. Creating an illusion of flawless skin can only be achieved by correct usage of correcting colours e.g.: red/orange covers dark spots, green covers redness.
4. Skin care is an absolute must: When it comes to breakouts skin care plays a pivotal role as any irritation or interference by make up can make matters worse and impend the healing process of the pimple.Its equally important to keep your skin sufficiently moisturised and prevent it from parching and drying up.
5. Do use a good setting powder: Setting powder is an unmissable step to seal and lock all your efforts when it comes to concealing. Breakouts emit sebum and can secrete oil that can spoil your canvas. Its important to seal your make up and setting powder makes sure your artistry stays put through the day .
6. Use one shade darker to conceal the spot: If the acne is raised from skin and pronounced use a darker concealer on the tip of the acne and lighter shade at the base to create an illusion of flatness.