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It’s time to step our makeup routine up with correcting ¬†concealer. ¬†First what correcting color to use and why? ¬†Green corrects extreme redness. ¬†Yellow corrects pink and mild red hues. ¬†Pink corrects yellow and mild green hues, brightening overly olive, sallow skin. ¬†Orange/Peach corrects blue hues, under eye circles, dark spots caused by aging or sun damage, and brightens deeper skin tones. ¬†Violet/Blue neutralizes yellow and orange¬†hues, corrects dark spots and¬†hyper-pigmentation¬†and overly orange skin.

Now let’s talk about brown girl beauty. ¬†I’ve been wearing makeup for a while and I noticed my foundation wasn’t given me the coverage I was looking for in some areas on my face. ¬†My friend,¬†Rahresha,¬†a professional makeup artist told me about color correcting concealer. ¬†It’s great for fitting blemishes like¬†dark circles, moles, tattoos and any skin discoloration that requires¬†more than just regular concealer or foundation.¬†

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I use the orange correcting color for the dark spots under my eye and the darkest around my mustache area. 

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Top: No makeup ‚ÄĘ Middle: Foundation only ‚ÄĘ Bottom: Correcting concealer & foundation

My go to color corrector concealer¬†is L.A.Girl Pro conceal in the color orange. ¬†It has a blendable and buildable formula provides the ultimate, customizable coverage. ¬†This must-have concealer includes a soft brush-tip for easy application. ¬†It goes on smoothly and dries matte. They say you can use it alone but I don’t recommend. ¬† For best results blend with your foundations. It’s great when you’re going for¬†a flawless look.¬†

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You can purchase color correcting conceal from many other brands. ¬†Many are sold as part of palette with multiple colors. ¬†If you’re not a makeup artist it’s not worth it to me to buy a color correcting palette which will have colors you’ll never use. ¬†

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e.l.f. Corrective Concealer Palette

Hope this helps you reach your brown girl beauty goals. 

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You can see my updated makeup look by clicking the picture below

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