Color Correcting Is the Makeup Step You're Missing Before Contouring
Yes, there is yet another step you should be doing before you apply your foundation, and it's called color correcting. Not to be confused with clown contouring, this professional technique erases dark circles and redness for a more even complexion.
Color correcting counteracts discoloration on the face so that your foundation goes on evenly. If you have purplish-blue circles under your eyes, use a red or orange color to get rid of the darkness. Red cheeks just requires a swipe of green concealer. Sickly, yellow undertones can be brightened up with a bit of purple or blue. Peach and yellow act as instant brighteners for dull, dark shadows.
It may seem like a lot of extra work, but this method corrects things that your average foundation and concealer just can't cover. Don't believe us? Watch these amazing tutorials from Instagram to see the benefits, and shop the best color-correcting palettes on the market now to try the trend at home.