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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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 Alicia Keys made waves for embracing a nearly no-makeup look, though her glam team does still prep her skin and use concealer when necessary. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "#TheLIST: Dream Celeb Beauty Lines," 4 Apr. 2018 This ultimate base set is no exception, making for a really solid trio of essentials including the expert face brush, deluxe concealer brush, miracle complexion sponge, and even a sponge stand. Tanisha Pina, Allure, "Ulta Is Having a Huge Summer Beauty Sale Right Now," 3 July 2018

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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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