If you are having acne marks or any dark spots on your face then it is very stressful because it always feel like everyone is staring at your skin. So, if you want to cover your scars or pimples for the day then try these simple expert tips for covering yours scars or pimples, it really gonna help you.
CHILL YOUR ZIT OR PIMPLE
If you want to hide any old mark or spot then you can skip this step but if you want to hide any pimple or zit mark then it is really useful to do this step. Wrap an ice cube in a paper towel or any clean cloth and then apply it on your pimple for a minute. Because it will help you to cool down the temperature and bring down the swelling of your pimple but make sure you should always wrap up the cube so that it not going to irritate your skin.
OIL FREE MOISTURIZER
Apply small amount of oil free moisturizer on your scar because if your skin is dry then it prone to flaking. And yes there is one more reason to apply an moisturizer that is blending an makeup on extremely dry skin can be very difficult and it can make your skin more flaky and worse.
Apply a primer on your pimple or scar because it can protect your pimples or scars from outer dirt and stays it oil-free through out the day. Before jumping to the next step wait for few minutes after applying your primer.
NEUTRALIZE THE COLOR
Using a color corrector that is totally opposite to your scar color will neutralize or cancel out your scar color. For example: always try to apply a green color corrector concealer if your scars are reddish, or a yellow color corrector if your scars are purple tone or a orange color corrector if your scars are blue in tone because it will help you to neutralize your scars color. Take a small amount of it and dab onto your scar and blend it in. Do not use too much because it can leave your skin with a colored hue.
Dab the concealer onto your scar with the brush or your finger or makeup sponge to gently blend it in. And repeat this until you achieve your desired coverage and soften the edges of the concealed spot by blending outward with a makeup sponge or your finger or brush. After that you can also apply your foundation over it.
PRESS OR LOOSE POWDER
Dip a powder brush into loose or pressed powder and tap off any excess powder. Now, apply it over the area you have concealed and yes be careful your brush should not be too hard. Powder will help you to set the concealer and keep it in the same place until you wash it off.
DON’T MAKE IT WORSE
Expose a scar to the sun without any sunscreen or protective clothing is the worst thing because sun damage the destroys skin which results in delayed or improper healing of yous scars or pimples. Other mistakes are like using drying cleansers or applying products that contain irritating ingredients it can also results in delayed or improper healing.
TUTORIAL RELATED TO “HOW TO COVER YOUR SCARS OR PIMPLES”
Still, if you don’t get the proper idea about covering your scars then you can see some videos listed below from where I am sure you can get the idea that how to cover your scars.