You've probably noticed that concealers no longer come in only neutral shades. Colour correcting, otherwise known as the skins secret weapon, uses different shades of the colour wheel to cancel out discolouration in the skin. Whether it's a liquid, or concealer palette, colour correctors go before foundation and concealer so that less of those products are needed to cover up imperfections. We know that keeping track of colours and their correct uses can get a little confusing, so we've put together a list of colours and their meanings to keep things simple!
The colour green is best suited for neutralizing the colour red, meaning green concealers are the best way to get rid of any redness on your face. Use a green based spot concealer to remove redness from pimples, acne scars, or irritations. A colour correcting green primer can even reduce widespread redness like a sunburn or windburn, creating an even toned base for flawless foundation application.
Purple, lavender, or lilac concealers are best suited for eliminating any unwanted yellow undertones on your skin. If you have a dull, yellow complexion, purple concealer has the power to add a flawless glow to your face.
Pink, salmon, or peach colour correctors are ideal for brightening around the eye area and masking signs of fatigue. If you're looking to combat dark under eye circles, pink concealer will be your new best friend!
Yellow concealers are perfect for hiding purple or blue bruises, veins, and under eye circles, and are great for evening out the skin to provide a bright base for your foundation. Depending on your skin tone, they can also make a perfect base for your eye shadow!