Always searching for the right one. That is true when it comes to undereye concealer. How tho make it work, how to find mister right but also, how to keep it in place?
We can all look magical with little concealer in strategically positioned in the right location. Magic may come in small pots, tubes and quantities but it may not be perfect. Put it on, go about your day, check your make-up and come to realization it slipped, moved, got stuck into fine lines… A few easy steps will make sure it is longer lasting and crease free.
Make-up never looks good on dry and patchy skin which is particularly noticeable in the eye area. Skin of the eye area has no natural moisturizing mechanisms, so it depends largely on our efforts and quality of face care routine, which also contains an eye cream. Hydrate the area and you will have much better results. Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment Avocado is a good option for hydrating the area. Small amounts quickly absorb and make the skin soft and supple.
Strategic positioning is crucial. The eye area is the darkest in the inner corner of the eye, so apply the concealer in small quantities and blend it to the outer parts of the undereye. We all know by now one proverb that applies to everything - less is more, so start with a small amount and add more if needed. It's always easier and simpler to add than to remove it. Avoid applying concealer right next to eyelashes, where the skin is most wrinkled and the first place where creasing will be seen. Need to fix this problem? Take Q-tip soaked with micellar solution, remove the concealer and try again.
Lightweight and airy formulations will give you fresher look with less creasing in the wrinkles. It will blend better with the skin, it will look more natural and easier to layer. Charlotte Tilbury The Retoucher is one of the favorite concealers of many make-up artists.
Apply directly from the packaging or a flat brush, then tap it in with your fingers.
Transparent powders are usually finely milled, have no color but do have brightening effect and keep the concealer form creasing. For best application I recommend a small very soft brush. One of the best transparent powders on the market is Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder.