Makeup is a powerful tool—it has the ability to make skin imperfections disappear. It minimizes our “problem areas” and create the illusion of beautiful, flawless skin.
Despite the power of foundations, powders, and concealers, the reality is that makeup can’t truly cover up all skin imperfections. Whether we like to admit it or not, there are some skin conditions that can’t always be camouflaged with makeup, for example an tattoo you regret. Before caking on layers of makeup or running out to spend more cash on a new product, know the 411 on what your cosmetics can and cannot cover-up.
The good news is that a trip to your dermatologist’s office can help solve the skin issues that makeup can’t hide.
This infographic provides tips and tricks for understanding what makeup can and can’t cover.