Wait until the wound heals a little before using makeup. If you cover a fresh, open wound with makeup, you could irritate the damaged skin or trap contaminants in the cut.
How do I cover scratches on my face?
Cover the scratches with an adhesive bandage. If you need to, you can use multiple bandages to cover all of the scratches on your face. Covering the scratches protects against germs and bacteria to prevent them from getting infected.
How can I cover up a cut on my face?
Apply an antiseptic lotion or cream, or petroleum jelly. Cover the area with an adhesive bandage or gauze pad. Change the dressing often. Check the area each day and keep it clean and dry.
How do you cover up a scrape with makeup?
Use a makeup sponge to apply small concealer onto the scab and gently pat it using your fingertips or a concealer brush. Be careful not to rub or drag the product, as it may disturb the scab. If the scab is raised or textured, you can opt for a thicker, creamier concealer that will help create a smoother surface.
Can you put makeup over a scratch?
Once your wound has fully healed and has reached the scarring phase, you may use makeup to cover it. In fact, some makeups, such as those that contain SPF, may be beneficial for your scars over time. UV rays from the sun can cause hyperpigmentation and darkening of scar tissue, making it more visible.
How to cover scratches on face with makeup
Apply a thin layer of color corrector to the cut with a makeup sponge. Using a sponge to cover your cut is better than your finger or a brush because the porous