5 Different Color Correcting Primers You Need To Know About

Colour Correcting has been a huge trend for the past few years. The goal of colour correcting is use coloured makeup to correct and conceal any imperfections in your skin. There is a lot more out there on colour correcting concealers, which are great for little spots and imperfections. But, if you have rosacea, a lot of acne, or any other problem that covers more of your face, than you will want to try a colour correcting primer. So, below I have five different types/colours of colour correcting primers, so you can find out what the best one is for you. Ready? Lets hop in!
Color Correcting Primer

1. Purple

Purple neutralizes any yellow undertones. Therefore it is great for brightening dull skin. The primer above it the E.L.F. Mineral Infused Face Primer in Brightening Lavender ($6). E.L.F. also has a green colour correcting primer, which as you will soon learn is great for combating redness.

2. Green

As I mentioned above, green is great for combating redness, such as acne or rosacea. One option for a green color correcting primer is the Pur Mineral Correcting Primer Redness Reducing ($31). Brands such as L’Oréal and Nyx have more affordable options from the drugstore.

3. Pink

Pink may seem like all it does is conceal and not correct but it is actually great at correcting under eye circles and other dark spots. This Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer ($39) comes in green, purple and pink. Other more affordable options of a pink color correcting primer is offered by L’Oréal and Revlon.

4. Yellow

Yellow helps brighten and conceal purple undertones, such as sunspots and veins. Clinique offers a huge range of colour correcting primers, Superprimer Color Correcting ($27), that include colours such as purple pink and yellow. A more affordable option of a yellow colour correcting primer comes from Nyx.

5. Multi

Depending on which multi color correcting primer you get, it will have a combination of different colours. The Stila One Step Correct($20) has green, purple and pink to brighten your skin, while concealing redness and dark circles. For a more affordable option, Almay has a multi colour correcting primer with green and purple.

Will you be trying any colour correcting primers? Let me know in the comments below!

P.S. Want to try a colour correcting primer that is also a cushion product. This Korean primer is a great option.


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