Color Corrrecting is all the rage these days as many brands have recently launched their own shades to help with problematic areas. I’ll start off by giving you a quick overview of how each color is meant to enhance your skin.
Orange: Corrects dark circles and deep discoloration
Green: Corrects redness from pimples, acne scars or widespread redness such as rosacea.
Purple: Corrects dull skin as well as yellow spots by neutralizing
Pink/Peach/Salmon Shades help to brighten an area and mask signs of fatigue.
Yellow Corrects purple/blue veins, bruises etc. Good for evenning out skintone.
Now that we’ve got that covered I wanted to talk about the two colors I recently purchased and my thoughts on them. I purchased the Sephora Collection Bright Future Color Correctors ($14) in the Green and Melon shades, (Green once again is for redness and the Melon shade is basically a darker hue of peach helps promote brightness under the eye area). I will say that I really liked the melon shade but the green shade did nothing for the minor redness I have. They both have thin consistencies which make them great to blend, but I find that the green one is a bit too thin and it sort of looses its pigmentation once you begin to blend it. It barely covered any of my redness even while adding a second layer. The Melon shade did not eliminate all darkness under my eyes but it did cancel some of it out and really gave my under eyes the “awake” look.
I like to apply the correctors with the applicator and blend them out with my fingers or either brush shown above.
Top Brush: Zoeva #110 Face Shape Brush
Middle Brush: Real Techniques deluxe crease brush
Third Brush: Zoeva #142 Concealer Buffer Brush
I hope this post was helpful for those still a bit confused about what color correcting really means. Note: Correctors aren’t necessarily a must have item for everyone, all depends on your need for it.
Till my next post,