How to cover bruises with makeup

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Bruises can come out for multiple reasons. They can be blows, because you have anemia, due to surgery, an accident ... But whatever the reason that caused you to have a bruise, if it is in a visible area of ​​your body you may not like to show it. A bruise is not pretty And if you have to go to a dinner or a social event and you have one on your arm, leg, face, or anywhere else on your body that is visible, you may want to cover it up and hide it.

Depending on the tonality of the bruise, it may be more or less easy to cover it and hide it completely. In addition to using clothing to cover it, there are other methods to hide it (especially for those areas that cannot be covered with clothing, such as the face).

What are you going to need?

In order to cover a bruise, cover it and make it well hidden, you will need:

  • A powder foundation
  • A liquid concealer
  • A color corrector (red, yellow or green are good options)

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Steps to take to cover a bruise

Wash your face or the area

First and foremost, you should wash your face or the part of the body where you want to hide the bruise.

Apply the color corrector

Then apply the color corrector and cover the entire bruise. Color correctors neutralize bruising and create an even-toned appearance. Green corrector is best used for reddish bruises, yellow corrector for brown bruises, and red concealer for more bluish bruises.  Gently apply to the desired area and spread the concealer with your fingers or a brush.

Apply the rest of the concealer

The other concealer, the liquid (also works in mousse) should match your skin tone in order to create a balance in the tone of the entire surface. Liquid concealer is ideal to blend and hide perfectly, but if you have a mousse you can also use it, even if the result is not so perfect. Spread this concealer with your fingers or a brush and pay more attention just above where you have the bruise. It's a good idea to mix your concealers.

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Apply powder foundation

Finally, you should wait at least 5 minutes to make sure that the concealers have dried before applying the powder foundation. Apply the powder foundation all over the desired area. Powder makeup should also match your skin tone. If you are using a sponge, use it gently and in slow movements all over the area. If you are using a brush, blend the makeup in a circular motion over the entire area.

With these tips and with a quality makeup, you can be sure that the bruise that you want to hide will not be seen at all and what is better, no one will notice that your skin is overly made up. Thus, no one will have to ask you what happened to you or you will have to explain if you do not want to.


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