Do you put concealer on before or after CC cream?

What is the proper way to apply CC cream?

If you’re a pro, gently and evenly blend it into your skin all over your face, using your fingertips, a brush, or a make-up sponge. If you’re not as experienced, just dab a small amount on your cheeks, nose, forehead and chin, then pat the cream into place.

Is CC cream and concealer same?

The short answer: you get more for less. Foundation and concealer cover up the skin and rarely do anything more. … And like tinted moisturizers, the hydrating formulas in BB and CC cream are lighter than those of foundations and concealers. They won’t completely mask the whole face unless you build up coverage to do so.

Where do you apply concealer?

How to Apply Concealer

  1. Apply several dots of concealer under the eyes close to the lashes. …
  2. Using the pad of your middle finger or your brush, tap in the concealer (always tap, never rub). …
  3. Apply concealer on other uneven spots on the face — including the chin, and around the nose and mouth if need be — and tap in.

Do you wear primer under CC cream?

Makeup primer isn’t necessary under CC cream, and can actually keep the cream from absorbing and moisturizing your skin. … Finish off with a light layer of finishing powder for sheer matte look, or apply foundation as you normally would over primer if you want more of a full-coverage look.

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Why does my CC cream look cakey?

“It’s usually caused by the wrong foundation formula for your skin type, the formula itself, or your skincare regimen which is reflecting in your makeup,” he says. The level of coverage in your foundation and the amount of products you use as your base can lead to an overall cakey look, as well.

Do you put powder on top of CC cream?

If your CC cream doesn’t have SPF, however, we recommend applying a powder sunscreen underneath it—this will protect your skin from the sun without compromising the color and coverage of your CC cream.