con·​ceal·​er kən-ˈsē-lər How to pronounce concealer (audio)
: one that conceals
a concealer of the truth
: a cosmetic used to conceal blemishes or discoloration especially under the eyes

Examples of concealer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Need a new foundation or concealer for mature skin? Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 8 Sep. 2023 According to TikTok—and some of the most respected makeup artists in the business—blush applied beneath concealer can offer an even more organic-looking flush (and some color correction, too). Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 3 Aug. 2023 Hydrate, Then Conceal After starting with an eye cream, Riner moves onto concealer. Lindy Segal, Harper's BAZAAR, 10 July 2023 Abiola applied one drop to each cheek then blended the blush into her concealer with a makeup brush. India Espy-Jones, Essence, 25 Aug. 2023 One side of the brush mimics the shape of a finger for foundation application, while the other side buffs and blends everything effortlessly — the precise shape of this side can also be used to apply and blend concealer. Iman Balagam, Allure, 5 Aug. 2023 Both concealers and color correctors are designed to reduce the appearance of blemishes and discoloration. Lauren Farrell, Chicago Tribune, 26 July 2023 Tarte’s Shape Tape is her concealer of choice, buffed in quickly with a sponge to avoid creasing. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 28 June 2023 She's recorded herself using this hydrating concealer that effortlessly shields the look of dark circles, blemishes, and any other imperfections. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 18 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1514, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of concealer was in 1514

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“Concealer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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