January 7, 2015 Makeup.com TIPS & TUTORIALS

Hiding Winter Zits: 5 Concealers That Won’t Dry Your Skin

Pimples are always a problem, no matter what time of the year it is. But during the winter, it can be even harder to conceal them. You’re no longer sporting a sun-kissed tan, which can help to hide imperfections. And the bitter cold air can make your face flaky and tight, making it difficult to cover. What you need is a concealer that hydrates while it hides. We’ve got you covered with these five skin-smoothing options.

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1. A Corrective Stick

Concealer sticks, like Vichy Dermafinish Corrective Foundation Stick, provide lightweight coverage that doesn’t cake or flake.

2. A Creamy Pencil

A chubby concealer pencil, such as Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer Pencil, allows for super-precise application, so you never use more than you need.

3. A Built-In Brush

Packed with anti-aging properties, L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Serum Absolute Concealer keeps skin moisturized and doesn’t creep into fine lines.

4. A Perfecting Pot

Use a lip-lining brush to apply potted, cream-based formulas, like NYX Cosmetics Above & Beyond Full Coverage Concealer directly onto large zits.

5. A Winning Wand

Wands allow for extra acne-hiding accuracy. Try products like Lancôme Maquicomplet Complete Coverage Concealer, which is made up of rich, camouflaging color that diverts light (and attention) from problem spots.

What’s your favorite winter-weather concealer? Tell us in the comments!

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