Choosing Right Shades of Concealer for Your Skin Tone

We can make all the defects of the skin to be vanished with the help of makeup. This is not only for the media celebrities, but also for the common girls too. If concealer is not only one, the most of the media celebrities have gone missing. They can take the help of make up to hide all the defects of the skin.

Concealer is mainly used to cover facial defects, in order to balance skin tone and hide the dark spots and under eye circles. So, choosing right shades of concealer for your skin tone is very important.

Our complexion of the skin can be divided into four categories. We have to choose the concealer according to the complexion of the skin. The important points to be known while choosing concealer are given below.

Choosing Concealer for Skin Tone


Fair Skin : For those with this skin type choose the F.S. series concealer like F.S 22, 28, 38, 626 A, B etc., shades.. F.S. indicates fair skin.

Wheatish Skin : For this kind of skin type the F.S.series concealer shades like F.S 25, 36, 40, 626 C etc., should be used.

Dark Wheatish Skin : People with kind of skin, the L.E. series concealers like LE 626, D 46 etc., have to choose. L.E means Light Egyptian.

Very Dark Skin : For those this skin type D.E (Dark Egyptian) series like D.E., 665, 665f etc. should be used. These numbers are vary according to the concealer brands. Choosing the right concealer for this skin type is important. Otherwise, it will look like artificial paint applied on the face.

Colours of Concealers and it Kinds


Green : This colour concealer will help to hide the red spots, pimples, wounds, and sun affected areas of the face.

Purple : If it is used by the people having yellow coloured skin, the skin will be highlighted.

Solmon : This type of concealer is produced from a type of fish. This is used to show the eyes bigger and to highlight them.

Yellow : It helps to hide the dark circles and the nerves.

White : This is used to highlight a particular portion of the face. For somebody the bones will be shown protruded below the eyes. It is helpful to hide it.

Orange : This is used to hide the black spots, dark circles and wart.

Neutral : It can be used by the people with normal complexion.

Tattoo Concealer : This will highlight the tattoo. This can be used for temporary tattoos for   one day  smudge free.

Studio Concealer : It is for the on screen figures like models and actresses.

Moisturizing Concealer : Those having very sensitive skin and dark skin can use this daily.

Extreme Coverage Concealer : This can be used to retain the make up for long time. It will not affect the skin in any way.   We can use this on stage shows. Concealer is available in stick, pencil, pen, cream, liquid, role, cake forms.

What is foundation? What is the importance of foundation? How to choose it? How to use it? All these details are given in the next chapter.

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