Problem Skin Doesn't Stand A Chance Against This Trick
Trying to cover up a blemish with makeup can lead to what is known as (at least by us) the Vicious Concealer Cycle — it seems the more you apply, the more apparent the blemish becomes. Since the whole point of concealer is to, well, conceal, clearly we were doing something wrong. Turns out, smearing a wad of makeup on top of an already irritated spot might not be the best course of action in this scenario. Shocker, we know.
No, the trick to making a blemish less noticeable comes down to three easy steps: prep, pat, and powder. Want to master this makeup move once and for all? Watch the lovely Rachel as she shows you everything you need to know about making those spots disappear.
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Written by Megan McIntyre; Camera A by Jack Pearce; Camera B by Kenny Wu; Makeup Expertise by Theo Kogan; Beauty Contribution by Annie Tomlin; Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh; Styled by Melissa Ward Schorsch