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Bryan Barron, beauty expert and co-author of Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, spends his days penning thousands of research-based cosmetics reviews as the head of the Beautypedia.com research team. And, lucky for us, he's letting R29 pick his brain about all things pretty. For more expert skin advice, follow Paula's Choice on Twitter.
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.