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How to use colored primers and concealers to even out skin tone
Here are some examples of how these unusual colors can help:
Redness is a common problem, and can come through most makeup. To avoid caking on flesh colored makeup, try a green primer. As you can see on the color wheel, green is exactly opposite of red and will neutralize redness on the face. I like Smashbox Photo Finish Primer in Adjust.
Another shade that helps with light redness on fair skin is blue. If you have fair skin with light redness, a primer such as Make Up For Ever’s HD Microperfecting Primer in 05 Blue. It doesn’t look like it in this photo, but it is a very light blue that does an excellent job of evening out my patchy skintone:
Another common problem is purple toned under eye circles. The best color to neutralize those circles is yellow. My favorite is Benefit’s Lemon Aid, a creamy concealer that applies like a breeze. Yellow can also be used to hide sun spots.