So you’ve mastered baking (not the Betty Crocker kind), contouring and strobing. Now, you can add colour correcting to your beauty repertoire. While it might sound strange to apply green or purple hued products, you’d be surprised how beneficial these unconventional colours can be for your skin.
Colour Correcting 101
Colour correcting is all about using neutralising shades to surprise, surprise “correct” skin-tone issues to give an even base for a flawless foundation application. Whether you’re looking to conceal dark circles, redness or simply crave an illuminating glow, we’ve got you covered.
Here, we’ve decoded four types of colour correctors to help you find best solution for your skin type and concerns.
Yellow primers and concealers effectively knock out those dark circles and pigmentation by counteracting the purple and blue tones of the skin.
We love → Musq Yellow Corrector $39.00
Looking to brighten your complexion and achieve that Gigi-esque glow? Try purple, lavender, or lilac correctors, which help to eliminate unwanted yellow or dull undertones in the skin.
Orange and peach tones won’t undo damage, but they will help hide freckles, sun spots, dark circles and even acne scars.
We love → Bobbi Brown Corrector $40.00
We love → Dermalogica Redness Relief Primer $70.00
We love → Physicians Formula Concealer Twin 2in1 $19.95