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Bryan Barron, beauty expert and co-author of The Original Beauty Bible, is the Research Director for Paula’s Choice Skincare, where he has been for over 15 years. Bryan's experience in the cosmetics industry includes many years as a professional makeup artist, product research specialist, and skin care professional. Always at work behind the scenes and in the media, Bryan and his team strive to bring you the most accurate information on skincare and makeup so you can look and feel great.
After being rightly destroyed by the arsenal of anti-acne products you threw at it, the breakout that was singlehandedly sabotaging your visage is finally gone. And, your skin is looking better than ever, right?
Not necessarily. In place of the blemish is probably an unfriendly reminder of its past existence: an unsightly red or brown mark. Compared to covering a swollen, red pimple at its peak, concealing a flat-against-the-skin red mark is far simpler and way more convincing — if you practice the right method. See which of following three works for you.