Top Concealer Hacks For The It-Girl

Written by Kinnari AsharApr 02, 2024
Top Concealer Hacks for the It-Girl

As an It Girl, you know that the key to a flawless makeup look is all in the details. One of those important details is concealer. Concealer is a versatile product that can do more than just hide dark circles. In this article, we’ll share some top concealer use hacks that every It Girl should know. Let’s take a look at how to use concealer in different ways. 

Top Concealer Hacks for the It-Girl   

Introduction to Concealer Magic 

Concealer is a must-have in your beauty kit because of its versatility in makeup routines. But why use concealer, you ask? Well, it can help you perfect your complexion, contour and highlight your facial features, fix makeup mishaps, and even use it for advanced customisations. It’s an essential product that can help you achieve a flawless makeup look in no time. 

1. Perfecting Your Complexion 

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Concealer can be used as an alternative to foundation. You can achieve a lightweight, natural look by diluting your concealer with moisturiser. This technique is perfect for touch-ups on the go or minimal makeup days. Spot concealing is another technique that you can use to hide spots and scars. Use a small brush for precision and blend gently with a finger or sponge for a seamless finish. 

Try out the Lakmē Absolute Creme Concealer to spot conceal your face. It provides medium to high coverage concealing uneven skin, dark spots and blemishes. Enriched with Vitamin E this crème concealer doesn’t crease into lines and nourishes your skin while making it look flawless. It gives you an even finish and the perfect natural base.  

2. Mastering the Art of Contouring and Highlighting 

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Contouring and highlighting your face can help you sculpt your features and achieve a more defined look. The use of concealer in makeup for contouring is a great way to achieve a natural shadow effect. Select shades darker than your skin tone for contouring cheeks and jawline. Blending is key to achieving a natural look. Brightening with lighter concealer shades is another technique you can use to create an illusion of depth and lift your facial features. Apply to high points of the face like the cheekbones and bridge of the nose. 

Use the Lakmē Facelift MultiSlayer Contour Stick to contour your face. It delivers high pigment while also being smooth, creamy and light on the skin. Easy to draw and define, this on-the-go stick will help you ace your makeup game and take it up a notch. Use it as contour for the jawline and definition for the collarbones to get that snatched look.  

3. Concealer Beyond the Face 

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Concealer can also be used beyond the face. You can use it as an eyeshadow primer to help your eyeshadow adhere better and enhance colour payoff. It prevents creasing and allows for smoother application. You can also use it to define your eyebrows and lips. Clean up the edges around your brows and lips for a sharp, defined look. It acts as a barrier to prevent product bleeding. 

Try out the Lakmē 9to5 Primer + Matte Liquid Concealer that helps mask blemishes, dark circles, and fine lines. It hides imperfections while giving you the blurring benefits of a primer. The concealer comes with a built-in primer that reduces pores and blurs dark spots for a smooth base and natural matte finish. With a unique applicator, the revolutionary formula glides on in a single stroke and blends seamlessly to offer a crease-free, buildable coverage.  

4. Fixing Makeup Mishaps 

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Makeup mishaps can happen to anyone, but the good news is that concealer can help fix them. If you have eyeliner mistakes, a tiny amount of concealer on a fine brush can clean up winged liner gone awry. It’s also a quick fix for smudges or uneven application. Use the Lakmē Absolute Instant Airbrush Concealer Pen to fix your makeup mishaps. This concealer in a pen is that secret addition to your makeup routine that will take your glam game from flaw to flawless with an instant twist. It erases stubborn dark circles, removes signs of exhaustion and also enhances overall complexion.

5. Advanced Concealer Uses

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If you’re an It-Girl who wants to take your makeup game to the next level, you can use concealer for advanced customisations. Mixing custom shades is a great way to match your skin tone perfectly in any season. Combine different concealer colours to achieve your desired shade. This technique is ideal for those who struggle to find an exact match in stores. You can also use concealer to transform matte lipsticks. Apply it as a base to change the shade or create a custom colour. It helps lipstick last longer and prevents feathering. 

The Lakmē Absolute Mattereal Mousse Concealer is perfect for this purpose. It helps masks imperfections and blemishes effortlessly. The concealer leaves a matte effect on skin which reduces the appearance of fine lines and pores. It comes with an applicator to blur imperfections, deliver a medium to high coverage and give precise coverage. 

Concealer is a versatile product that can help you achieve a flawless makeup look. You know that a flawless makeup look begins with the details. And now that you know these top concealer use hacks, you can take your makeup game to the next level. 

FAQs about Concealer Use  

Q1 How do I choose the right shade of concealer? 

A: The best way to choose the right shade of concealer is to match it to your skin tone. You can test the shade on the inside of your wrist or on your jawline to find the closest match. 

Q2 Can I use concealer as foundation? 

A: While concealer can be used to cover up small areas of the skin, it is not designed to be used as a foundation. If you want full coverage, it is recommended to use a foundation instead. 

Q3 Can concealer be used on other parts of the body besides the face? 

A: Yes, concealer can be used on other parts of the body, such as the neck or chest, to cover up imperfections. 

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