Concealer is truly the workhorse of any makeup bag. With just a few strokes, you can mask blemishes, soften fine lines, brighten dark circles, and even make your orbs appear larger and wide-awake. Not a bad resume for a single product!
Big, big caveat: Applying concealer takes some strategy. You can’t wildly swipe on globs of product and expect it to magically erase your dark circles, fine lines, and breakouts. Concealer can be transformative, yes, but it also has the ability to backfire—without the right plan of action, it can bring even more attention to exactly what you’re trying to disguise.
Concealer application has a bit of a learning curve, but that’s where we come in: Ahead, find our step-by-step guide to using concealer like a pro.