How To Conceal Everything

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
Concealer is one of life’s little helpers: It hides our skin imperfections from the rest of the world. It’s a seemingly straightforward job, yet a big one, and we can't thank it enough. But, it turns out this task is a little more complicated than we thought. You see, each pesky problem — whether zit, undereye circle, or fine line — should be concealed slightly differently.     

Not to worry: We had a couple of makeup artists break it down for us, to make sure we use our faithful friend to our best advantage. Here are the right shades and application techniques (plus, product recommendations) to cover up all your facial foes.