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

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After applying lipstick, line the outside of your lips with concealer. Elizabeth Denton, Seventeen, "How To Make Your Lips Look Bigger — Naturally," 6 Nov. 2018 Garza suggests priming lips with concealer before slicking on Maybelline New York Color Sensational Matte Metallics Lipstick in Hot Lava to really make red pop. Amber Kallor, Marie Claire, "5 Party-Ready Ways to Wear Metallic Makeup," 16 Nov. 2017 The Bad Gal herself is back at it with Fenty Beauty’s new do-it-all concealer. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "13 New Beauty Products Worth the Hype in 2019," 9 Jan. 2019 Usually, the quickest way to make a breakout disappear is by reaching for a tube of foundation and/or concealer, but is that really what’s best for your skin in the long run? Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "Is It Harmful to Use Makeup to Cover Acne?," 9 Nov. 2018 When choosing a foundation or concealer, choose yellow or peach-based shades. Danielle Fox, Seventeen, "What's Your Skin Tone?," 24 July 2018 Save for a handful of models, the look was dewy and radiant and done with the help of NARS’ Longwear Radiant Foundation and concealer. Ashley Weatherford, The Cut, "Here’s Alexander Wang’s Updated Spin on the Concept of ‘American Beauty’," 4 June 2018 Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Setting Powder will come in eight translucent shades to correspond with the foundations and the concealers. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Is Launching Concealers in 50 Shades," 2 Jan. 2019 Graf and Waldorf advise skipping the concealer until the scab has healed. Emily Gaynor, Teen Vogue, "How to Treat a Curling Iron Burn," 9 Aug. 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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