con·​ceal·​er | \kən-ˈsē-lər \

Definition of concealer 

1 : one that conceals a concealer of the truth

2 : a cosmetic used to conceal blemishes or discoloration especially under the eyes

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For a product, Mini Miracle Eye Wand ($45) has a serum on one side to lift and tighten bags and a concealer on the other to hide dark circles. Debbie Carlson,, "Charlotte Tilbury spills summer makeup secrets. Statement lips, metallics are on-trend.," 31 May 2018 Applying it to the skin (and even using it to cover up a few tan lines!), Philips added a touch of concealer as needed and skipped the blush. Marissa Desantis, Allure, "At Dior Haute Couture 2018, This Serum Kept Models' Makeup From Melting Off," 3 July 2018 Brow pencil, concealer, eye shadow, baking powder, lip liner, bronzer, blush, highlighter, more blush: just a handful of the products that go into the 20-year-old beauty mogul‘s everyday makeup routine. Jillian Ruffo,, "See Kylie Jenner Completely Makeup-Free Before She Does Her Entire 34-Step Beauty Routine," 27 June 2018 To find out which mascara is actually worth the hype, watch the full test above, or click to the below video to follow along as Bazaar's beauty pro discovers your future favorite under-eye concealer. Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Testing Benefit's $24 BADgal BANG! vs. NYX's $8 Worth The Hype Mascaras," 23 Apr. 2018 Of all the products to launch next for KKW Beauty, why concealer? Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "Kim Kardashian on Making Time for Beauty Rituals: 'Even My Sisters Think I’m Crazy'," 19 Mar. 2018 Face primer sales grew by 17 percent, eye-shadow sales grew by 13 percent, and concealers and eyebrow makeup grew by 10 and 7 percent, respectively. Ashley Weatherford, The Cut, "A Lot of Us Really Love Skin Care, Study Confirms," 1 Feb. 2018 So despite the concealer's limited shade range, the excitement for this foundation launch was undeniable. Shannon Barbour, Cosmopolitan, "Tarte Apologizes Following Controversy Over "Shape Tape" Foundations," 19 Jan. 2018 Use concealer as eye primer, swap your shadow brushes for a fingertip, bake after your bronzer, and never conceal your forehead. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Kylie Jenner Talks Us Through Her Makeup Routine, Start to Finish," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of concealer

1514, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of concealer

: a type of makeup that is used to hide small marks or dark areas on your face

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