Red Blemishes Colour Correcting

If you have been a reader of my blog for a little while you will know that I suffer with redness on my face and sometimes quite harsh blemishes on my face. I have been using colour correcting on those places for about 3 months now and I must say I actually feel like it does make a bit of a difference. To be fair I only use green colour correctors, I don’t colour correct anything else such as dark circles because I’m quite lucky not to have bad dark circles or other discolouration. Two products I use to help my blemishes are the Barry M Flawless Colour Correcting Primer  and the Natural Collection Corrector Stick 

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Barry M Green Colour Correcting Primer 

The Barry M primer was the first colour correcting product I actually ever tried. This really appealed to me because I always get such red cheeks due to an illness I suffer with and I find that this really calms down the harshness of the red and makes it a much more even base for my foundation to cover. Because this is a primer it’s just one product, not in a palette with 6 other colours I don’t actually need and it actually primes my skin.

The texture is slightly siliconey but I can deal with that. As I also have dry skin I don’t mind that it has a slightly greasy texture but I definitely don’t think this would be good for someone who is prone to oily patches or around the nose especially because it does become a little noticeable after 8 hours of wear.

The next colour corrector that I use is amazing. This gives off a lot more colour than the Barry M primer and basically turns anything red, white. I use this around the sides of my nose and on more precise spots of redness, this colour correcting stick is by Natural Collection. Although this is a stick I use my finger to apply this because I just feel like I get better use out of it that way.

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Natural Collection Green Colour Correcting Stick

The texture of this corrector stick is what makes it so nice to use. It blends really easily and spreads evenly over the blemishes I am trying to cover. I tend to use this as well as the Barry M primer because both products cover different areas better.

(Insert pic of colour corrector stick and face with this and Barry M primer on)

Do you use any types of colour correcting? Let me know if you have any tips of how/where to apply it.



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