Colour correcting for dark skin tones
Want to learn how to neutralise your skin tone for a flawless base? Colour correcting is a makeup technique where you target specific problem areas with the opposite colour on the colour wheel, in order to neutralise it and conceal it completely. For example, if you're trying to disguise redness you could use a green colour corrector. Or for dark under eye circles, a warm peachy to orange colour corrector could do the trick.
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What was once a technique used solely by professional makeup artists, is now the standard for any basic YouTube makeup tutorial. But with so many tutorials out there, colour correcting is becoming increasingly complicated. If you want to learn how to nail the basics of this makeup technique at home, here’s our simple guide to colour correcting for dark skin tones.
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