6 Places You Never Thought to Apply Concealer

January 20, 2021
Deven Hopp
By: Deven Hopp | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
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Here at Makeup.com, we have a very special bond with our concealer. It’s one of our most trusted makeup products that’s always there for us, even when it seems like our skin isn’t. Whether we’re dealing with  dark under-eye circles or a spontaneous blemish, concealer can help make our skin woes disappear in a swipe And that’s not all — your concealer can do so much more than simply camouflage imperfections. Find out six places to apply concealer to enhance your complexion, ahead.

Above and Below the Brow

Blend a thin line of concealer on top of and underneath the brows to make eyebrows pop and open up the eyes. This also helps with reshaping your brows or defining your arches. Be sure to use a full-coverage formula like the Maybelline New York Superstay Concealer to really clean up those edges for precise-looking brows. 
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The Inner Corners and Under the Eyes

To get rid of dark circles, conceal only the blue or purple tint beneath your eyes. To brighten up the eyes even more, tap a little concealer in the inner corners of your eye. We love using the L’Oréal Paris True Match Eye Cream in a Concealer for this area because it has the hydrating benefits of an eye cream with pigmented coverage.

Across the Bridge and Down the Center of the Nose

Apply concealer on the bridge and down the center of your nose to bring light to the center of your face and help make the nose appear more slender. This contouring trick also helps your face catch more light.

Around Each Nostril

This area is commonly plagued by redness and broken capillaries. Brightening around the nose will help your skin tone appear more even all over. We love the Urban Decay Full Coverage All Nighter Concealer because it’s incredible at canceling out any discoloration.
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Corners of the Mouth

Unfortunately, as we age, the skin begins to lose elasticity, which results in loose skin. Conceal the outer corners of the mouth to lift downturned lips and show off your smile.

Center of the Chin

Combat redness or darkness by blending a small semicircle of concealer right at the crease in the chin. This is also a great spot to place concealer because it can help accentuate a great lip color — thank us later. 
Photo: Chaunte Vaughn

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