women use a single colour stick or liquid concealer and this is fine for
everyday covering of dark shadows. However many women use a concealer shade
that is too light when trying to reduce under eye circles. The skin around the
eyes is naturally a little darker than the surrounding skin so using a shade
that is too pale looks very unnatural and results in a 'Racoon Eye Effect'. A single
shade used all over the complexion can also make the face look flat and one
that special occasion or to correct specific blemishes and colour problems try
using a multi-tonal concealer. If used correctly this product can achieve outstanding
The appearance of age spots, birthmarks,
blotchiness, broken capillaries, eye-area darkness, eyelid darkness, freckles,
and scars can all be diminished by using such a product. It blurs imperfections
by using opposite tones to neutralise imperfections.
a guideline as to how to use it.
biege to conceal flaws and shadows-also brightens the under-eye area;
Use to neutralise red tones on the skin. Use this for covering blemishes, red
blotches, rosacea, port-wine stains;
: Used to
conceal bluish bruises, under-eye circles and mild red tones on the face,
bruise / sun damage / pregnancy mask / dark spots;
normalize yellow-coloured imperfection such as sallow complexions and yellow
bruises. It can also help conceal very dark under-eye circles and dark spots on
bronze skin tones;
to apply Corrective Colour Concealers:
1 - Dot a
neutralising concealer on carefully and blend with your fingertips slightly
past the edges of the problem. Let set.;
2 - Apply
concealer that matches the colour of your skin tone over the layer of neutralising
concealer. (You can step this step if you choose and go straight to foundation
application, but it is recommended to apply a neutral colour concealer) Gently
pat on a thin layer with your fingertips. Feather out concealer slightly beyond
the edges of the condition. Let set.
3 - Follow
with a foundation matched to your skin tone. Pat on foundation with a sponge or
fingertips in a downward motion so you don't make the hairs on your face stand
up. Be careful not to rub in the concealer. Allow the product to set for a few
minutes and then apply powder.
The product shown in the photo is W7's Hide n Seek Colour Correction Concealer quads in shade shade combinations. Cosmetics4less price for this product is only £2.50 each.