con·​ceal·​er | \ kən-ˈsē-lər How to pronounce concealer (audio) \

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

Examples of concealer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The small amount of concealer or foundation left on the sponge after foundation application is often enough to neutralize or even completely cover mistakes. Cailey Darling, Allure, "Makeup Tips for People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision," 1 Dec. 2020 Twist the rose gold tone container base to release the liquid concealer into the sponge applicator and gently dab the foundation over trouble spots. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, "Why the Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk line lives on my vanity," 21 Oct. 2020 On sale for $7.94 (down 28% from $10.99), this full-coverage concealer was a breeze to blend out, while the finish was seriously beautiful. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend," 22 Aug. 2020 The foundation-concealer hybrid launched on Monday, November 30, and Blunder shared exclusive details on its clean formula with Allure. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Makeup Artist Monika Blunder Just Launched the Clean Foundation of Our Dreams," 30 Nov. 2020 My basic face is a Fenty or Pat McGrath concealer, Fabulous Face Oil from Aesop, and Dance With Me matte lipstick from MAC. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, "The Best Zoom Makeup Tips From Incredibly Busy Women," 2 Nov. 2020 Dampen your Beauty Blender, squeeze out excess water, then bounce the foam sponge across your face for a streak-free finish, regardless of the formula of your foundation and concealer. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, "Best Prime Day 2020 beauty and wellness deals," 14 Oct. 2020 Zoom meetings really brings out the darkness under your eyes, but a little concealer can do wonders. Rachel King, Fortune, "The best beauty and wellness presents of 2020," 1 Nov. 2020 Deenihan then tapped on the Inkey List eye cream, formulated with caffeine as its hero ingredient, to de-puff the eye area and prevent any concealer creasing. Megan Decker,, "Reese Witherspoon’s Entire Emmys Skin-Care Routine Cost £40," 21 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of concealer

1514, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Dec 2020

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“Concealer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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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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