Colour Correcting 101

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First we had contouring, then there was strobing – the latest trend? Colour correcting. Instagram and YouTube have been blowing up with colour correcting tutorials, as more and more companies come out with their own version of the products. It isn’t necessarily a new concept – but the formulas have improved to meet the standards of those trying to obtain an airbrushed look.

Remember the colour wheel you were shown in Grade 1 art class? Well, as long as you understand the principle of complimentary colours you are ready to colour correct. You simply apply a shade the opposite colour of your targeted area that you are trying to correct.

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After you apply it, set the makeup with a light layer of translucent powder, and then continue to apply foundation and concealer. This ensures that the product won’t slip and slide off the areas that you are trying to correct.

1) Stila Correct & Perfect All-in-One Colour Correcting Palette $59
2) Urban Decay Naked Skin Colour Correcting Fluid $35
3) NYX Colour Correcting Palette $14
4) Becca Backlight Targeted Colour Corrector $34
5) Cover FX Correct Click $24



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