Do you find yourself piling on the foundation sometimes, trying to cover a sudden bout of acne? Does it seem like no matter how full the coverage of your concealer is, your eye bags still seem to come through? You might need some color correcting makeup items in your arsenal to give you that coverage without your makeup look ever seeming heavy or cakey. Below, find our list of the best color correctors on the market for every skin issue, from green to orange to palettes!
1. Physicians Formula Conceal Rx Physicians Strength Concealer in Green
A great color corrector can be polarizing. This ultra-pigmented green concealer is perfect for blemishes, because it sets quickly and does not move. Just be careful to apply and blend it quickly, and be happy knowing that your pimples will stay hidden for a long time. You can pick up this color-correcting concealer at Amazon, or Walmart.
2. Marc Jacobs Cover(t) Stick Color Corrector
This stick color corrector is large, making it perfect for all over redness correction. The texture is creamy and blendable, and the color is a warmer green that won’t pick out through your foundation. It can be purchased at Sephora.
3. Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Neutralizer in Bisque
This light and creamy concealer comes in a gorgeous rose gold container, with a great built-in applicator. Its creamy texture is perfect for under the eyes, where it corrects blue tones and gives a touch of brightness. Grab it from YSL Beauty, or Amazon.
4. Laura Mercier Eye Basics in Peach
This color corrector is pretty cool because it takes the form of an eye primer that can be used both under eyeshadow to warm things up, or under the lid for a bit of color correction. Just use a light hand, and enjoy crease-free coverage for the whole day. You can find it at Amazon.
5. Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Color Corrector in Orange/ Red
It’s tough to find an orange color corrector that isn’t too thick, but will still work well with darker skin tones. Well, Lancome made it, and it is creamy, light, blendable, and heavenly. Perfect for under-eye circles, because it will cover blue/ purple discoloration without drying or settling in the crease. You can find it at Sephora.
6. Urban Decay Naked Skin Color Correcting Fluid in Deep Peach
An easy wand applicator, and a creamy and nourishing formula are hard not to like. This deep peach color corrector was formulated with darker skin tones in mind, so naturally this formula is a winner, perfectly covering blue-based imperfections. Pick it up from Nordstrom.
7. NYX Professional Makeup Concealer in a Jar in Yellow
A little on the thicker side, you can apply this yellow color corrector to neutralize red and purple tones. Its heavier formula can be sheared out with a foundation. The coverage is flawless and long lasting, and the price is right, making it one of my go-to color correctors. Buy it at Amazon!
8. Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizing Primer in Yellow
Brighten your complexion while correcting for redness with this yellow primer that is perfect for warmer skin tones. It will give your skin radiance, and will hide a multitude of sins. It is perfect for rosacea and all over redness, so go ahead and buy it from Sephora, or Amazon.
9. NYX Hi Definition Photo Concealer Wand in Lavender
Blend a few drops of this lavender concealer into your foundation to combat sallowness, or apply it along the cheekbones to brighten things up. The texture is perfect, and the application with the wand is super easy. You can pick it up at Ulta, or Amazon.
10. Algenist Reveal Concentrated Color Correcting Drops in Blue
So while technically a blue tint, this color corrector still rocks at cancelling sallowness, and it is super-easy to use. Just blend a drop into your foundation, and apply it all over the face. Brighter complexion in an instant! These color correctors are available at Sephora, and Amazon.
11. Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Wipeout Color Correcting Palette
Tarte knows how to do face makeup products, and this color-correcting palette is no different. It features both color correcting makeup, as well as some skin-toned concealers, so you can do a full face with it. The concealers get pretty dark, so you can even use them for contouring! You can purchase this palette at Sephora.
12. Make Up For Ever 5 Camouflage Cream Palette Color Correct and Conceal Palette
So this color corrector palette is actually available in 5 shades, for all different skin tones and discolorations. No 5 is a full color correcting makeup palette, with creamy and blendable concealers in green, orange, lavender, and two natural shades, to perfect anyone’s skin. You can find it at Make Up For Ever.
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