Is your bathroom cabinet bursting with rejected concealers in not-quite-right shades and can't-cut-it formulas? Find your complexion cousin below and discover the fix for a fresher you.
For Davis’s deep brown skin with red undertones, pro Autumn Moultrie chooses a highlighting cream “that has a hint of gold in it to warm things up.”
Her pick: Diorskin Star Concealer in Mocha, $36; dior.com.
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Against Ellis Ross’s rich caramel complexion, a golden-brown concealer in a lightweight, luminizing formula evens things out without getting cakey, says pro Romy Soleimani.
Her pick: By Terry Touch-Expert Advanced in Amber Brown, $47; beauty.com.
Combining this thick cover-up with eye gel yields creaseless camo, notes pro Carola Gonzalez, who adds that the warm, toffee-like hue won’t turn ashy or clash with Kaling’s olive undertones.
Her pick: Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer in SX11, $48; sephora.com.
Good morning! A golden-beige cream with a peach cast to it zaps any darkness in Rodriguez’s olive skin. “It’s buildable, so you can control the coverage,” says pro Carissa Ferreri.
Her pick: Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer in Medium, $25; sephora.com.
To cover circles on warm, medium-toned complexions like Maggie Q’s, pro Mai Quynh says the safe bet is a concealer that’s “a halfshade lighter, with yellow undertones.”
Her pick: BareMinerals Correcting Concealer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 in Light 2, $20; bareescentuals.com.
Pro Kristopher Buckle turns to a warmer shade of pale—soft beige—to neutralize the traces of pink in Chastain’s fair complexion. And with this specific stick, just one swipe does the trick.
Her pick: Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer in Ivory, $70; cledepeaubeaute.com.
Peachy-pink undertones in this formula mimic the soft pink ones in Blanchett’s alabaster skin,says pro Jeanine Lobell, while the liquid consistency provides coverage "without settling into fine lines."
Her pick: Giorgio Armani Maestro Eraser Concealer in 2, $42; giorgioarmanibeauty.com.
You’d never know she has a baby at home. The warm hint of peach in this light, beige matte concealer counteracts dark circles with its brightness says makeup artist Quynh.
Her pick: Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Matte Concealer in Classic, $42; sephora.com.
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