with associate beauty editor
How to Get the Perfect Complexion
All women strive for a flawless complexion, but due environmental and physical stresses
on our skin, that quest is rarely achieved, so we look to color correcting and face priming
inspiration + style
products to help our complexion achieve perfection.
These items use “color theory” to conceal even the worst skin issues. It’s simple:
Green cancels out red tones like acne and blemishes
Yellow cancels out purple like slight bags and dark under eye circles
Orange cancels out and blue tones like severe dark circles and bruising
SPLURGE vs STEAL
Photo Finish Foundation / Smashbox, $36 (Splurge)
Worn alone or under foundation this oil-free primer helps
to reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores for flawless
skin with a velvety-smooth finish.
Studio Perfect Primer / NYX Cosmetics, $13 (Steal)
This formula covers fine lines and large pores and creates a
smooth surface for foundation to ensure makeup longevity.