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How To Fake Flawless Skin In Seconds

Makeup expertise by ; Beauty contribution by ; Photographed by ; Hair by ; Styled by ; Shot by ; Shot by ; Edited by

Uneven skin tone, blemishes, red spots — they shouldn't have any real estate on our mugs. Yet every morning, we pile on foundation and concealer in hopes of a (faux) flawless face. But, it never really works. We can end up looking one-dimensional and, well, not like us at all.

But, we think we've got it figured out. You see, it's not about smothering our face with half a tube of foundation and caking on concealer. It's about using products, like beautifiers from Almay's Smart Shade™ line, that hide flaws without hiding, you know, everything else. So, step away from the heavy foundation and click above for a tutorial that lets you shine through.

Makeup expertise by Theo Kogan; Beauty Contribution by Annie Tomlin; Photographed by Lauren Perlstein; Hair by Jenna Perry; Styled by Melissa Ward Schorsch; Shot by Jack Pearce; Shot by James Herron; Edited by Chris Beer.

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  • AlmaySmart Shade™ Skintone Matching Makeup $13.99

  • AlmaySmart Shade™ CC Concealer + Brightener $8.99