Get Peyton-perfect skin with this coverup routine
Step 1: Moisturize
The acne treatments you slather on to stop spots can be really drying...and putting makeup on dry skin is never a good look. To stay flake-free, apply an oil-free moisturizer before putting on makeup. It won’t clog your pores and helps to smooth out rough spots for more even foundation application.
Step 2: Prime
Shadow primer is typically used to make eye makeup pop and last longer, but—surprise!—it also works on zits. Use a sheer, matte shadow primer on your pimples to help coverup stay put. It will keep you covered way longer than traditional facial formulas.
Step 3: Powder
Applying powder before adding concealer can help absorb some of the oil your skin produces in blemish-prone areas. Don't go crazy, though—a little bit will do the trick.
Step 4: Conceal
Use a thin brush to apply your concealer and blend away. Be careful to blend around, rather than on top of, the spot to avoid added irritation. Bonus tip: Concealer with yellow or greenish undertones helps to mask redness.
Step 5: Finishing Touches
Finish up with another thin layer of powder over the concealer and voila—it's almost like that zit was never there. Our little secret!
What's your go to concealer routine? How do you prevent breakouts? Let us know below!