Hear this out loudPauseMinimize Creasing With a Setting Powder According to Gerstein, applying powder on top of your concealer sets the look and minimizes creasing throughout the day—as long as you don't overdo it. "Use a light powder sparingly, like Laura Mercier's Secret Brightening Powder ($33)," says Ma.
Why does my under eye concealer always look cakey?
Hear this out loudPauseAnd while it might cover your dark eye circles, it'll also cover up any semblance of natural skin beneath your eyes. If you use a concealer that's even a little drying, your entire cheek area will end up looking cakey. When you apply too much concealer, it cakes, dries up and slides off.
Why is my concealer caking under my eyes?
Hear this out loudPause(One of the most common concealer mistakes is applying way too much.) Apply a small dot of hydrating eye cream in between both dots of concealer, on the skin right under where your pupil sits. Starting at the inner corner, blend out using your finger or a damp Beautyblender sponge.
How do you fix under eye concealer?
Hear this out loudPauseOnce you've applied your concealer and blended it out, take a sheet of your go-to blotting paper and gently press it on your under-eye area, over your concealer. This will help any excess product or lingering oils from settling into fine lines and creases for a more flawless finish overall.
Is it better to blend concealer with a brush or sponge?
Hear this out loudPauseWhen it comes to touching up specific areas of the face throughout the day (like a blemish or dark circles), you might want to select a concealer brush, like our Concealer Brush, over a sponge—a sponge requires water for use, which isn't very practical or ideal for on-the-go touch ups.
How do you make under eye concealer less cakey?
It's all about layers "The more you prep skin and lay down sheer layers beforehand, the less likely you'll have runny or cakey concealer," says Bhatty. She suggests starting with a thin layer of sheer liquid concealer applied to the entire undereye area.