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 Celebrity colorist Rita Hazan also recommends using a root concealer until the dyed color has grown out enough to look more natural. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "How to Properly Take Care of Graying Hair," 4 June 2019 The squishy tools do more than just deposit foundation and concealer on your skin. Allure, "11 Genius Ways to Use a Beautyblender," 7 Aug. 2019 The drop will include a 50-shade range of foundations and concealers. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Urban Decay Cosmetics is Launching Stay Naked Foundations and Concealers in 50 Different Shades," 12 July 2019 Your concealer should be a shade lighter than your skin tone to counterbalance darkness. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, "How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes," 26 Aug. 2019 Next, with a small, stiff brush, use your concealer to pinpoint the main areas of concern, tapping with your fingertip to blend. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "Setting Powder Is Low-Key the Superhero of Your Makeup Collection," 18 June 2019 And yes, just like his trusty green concealer, Van Ness is insistent that the manicure stands for more than just a few swipes of paint. Rachel Lubitz,, "Why Jonathan Van Ness Wants More Men To Wear Nail Polish," 8 June 2019 This under-eye concealer is my be-all, end-all favorite product. Jaimie Potters, Marie Claire, "Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore in Amsterdam," 29 May 2019 Consumer testers also shared feedback on if the concealers were long-lasting and natural-looking and didn't cake or settle into fine lines. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer," 26 Mar. 2015

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First Known Use of concealer

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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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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