You just had a really hot hookup session with bae and you had been probably feeling super giddy about it as you walked home. You pranced up to your room and you had been about to lie on your bed and fantasize about the events whenever you discovered something in the mirror. Those are purple and red marks on your throat. Ugh. You can call them Hickies or you can call em love bites. Regardless of what name you give them, the thing is that you need them gone ASAP. Those bites and sucks could have felt great whenever you or your SO were hooking up, but that is over, you do not need the proof of what you and bae did on your throat.


How to Hide a Hickey With Makeup

Makeup To Cover Hickeys

Here is how to pay them up using makeup. Therefore, I don’t need to conceal under turtlenecks and infinity scarves till the hickies go off? . Nope. You can do that if you are a lover of scarves and peaks with large necks, but you can pay up those hickies with make-up so that you are free to wear virtually anything you want. Sweet. I probably need some distinctive product to conceal my love bites, right? . The good thing is you most likely already have the products on your makeup bag. You do not need to create an emergency visit into the pharmacy to pick up a particular Hickies Be Gone! , concealer, or anything like that. 


How to Hide a Hickey With Makeup

To counterbalance the purple tones of a hickey, a green corrector is your best bet. Try Physicians Formula Concealer Twins Correct & Cover Cream Concealer in Green ($9) or Maybelline Cover Stick Corrector/Concealer in Green($6). Over the corrector, pat on a concealer one shade lighter than your skin tone. Blend a thin layer of the products evenly over the area with a foundation or concealer brush, and use a light dusting of setting powder as a finishing touch.

What if the hickey starts to turn yellow?:

As the hickey heals, you might notice a yellow or green cast. In that instance opt for a concealer with pinkish undertones like Marc Jacobs Remedy Concealer — Concealer Pen in Bright Idea Pale Pink ($39).
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What products and tools do I need?

Go start digging around on your make-up bag for primer, corrector, powder, plus a green based concealer or colour corrector. It is also valuable to have a yellowish based concealer or colour corrector, and makeup placing spray, too. And do not forget any brushes or sponges you need to apply the products. Green and yellow concealer, huh? . Do not worry, the green and yellow will not show when you are finished with the tutorial. The green aids to neutralize the red tones of your hickey whilst the yellowish might help counteract any purple. 

Plus they are covered by your ordinary concealer. In case you do not have a colour correcting apparel or concealers, you may possibly go without any of them or use an eye shadow, however notice that the results probably will not be as good. Okay, so

How Do I Use The Products?

When you’ve cleansed, the very first thing you may want to do is prime the area together with your face primer so that up your Makeup To Cover Hickeys will last so long as possible. Then comes the colour corrector. Employ a green one to some red areas and a yellowish based concealer or colour corrector to some purplish spots. 

The following step is concealer. The best concealer is a cream formula that is applied with a compact brush, but whatever that you’ve on your make-up bag can help. Once you’ve applied concealer, seal, everything from powder spraying and fluffy brush.

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