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Natural Looking Concealer Application Tips & Tricks

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sara.lebaron
The best concealer application makes you look awake, brightened up, and doesn’t age you by settling into your creases! Since I truly believe the magic is in the application, the concealer you have is probably just fine. That said, I really love the Kosas Revealer Concealer because is nourishing to the under eyes and the formula dries down nicely while still looking like skin! Kosas products are formulated without fragrance, talc, parabens, and dimethicone/cyclic silicon’s just to name a few. They are also cruelty-free. My skin tone is fair, and my skin type is normal to dry. I like to use my concealer for the occasional blemish and to brighten up my under eyes but the tips below are still applicable for wherever you might apply your concealer. For flawless concealer application: 1.     Don’t apply too much product. I try not to apply the product directly to my face but instead to the back of my hand. 2.     You could use your finger to tap a teeny bit of the product on the desired areas but using a Real Techniques beauty sponge to thin the product out on the back of my hand first (by blotting), then apply to the face delivers best results and is much faster. 3.     Avoid applying directly under your eyes, smile lines, forehead wrinkles, etc. If you MUST have concealer on one of these “creasy” spots, go light. 4.     Set it! Use a good setting powder to set immediately. For those areas like under my eyes where I want to conceal (even knowing I have wrinkles there) I use a setting powder to avoid creasing. I love the Aisling Organic Rice Setting Powder. Since its translucent it will work on most skin tones. It goes on light and I love the blurring properties it has.
Sep. 20
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biancaehill
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my phone quality isn't the best but this is what my makeup looked like this Saturday. I used mostly Kosas products, I just truly love this brand. I have oily skin and it works great! these are the products I used: 1. Too Faced - Primed & Peachy Primer 2. Kosas - Tinted Face Oil Foundation Shade 5 3. Kosas - Revealer Super Creamy + Brightening Concealer shade 4 4. Kosas - Color & Light: Cream Blush & Highlighter Duo in 8th Muse 5. HOURGLASS - Arch Brow Micro Sculpting Pencil 6. ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Clear Brow Gel
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