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Tips To Cover Up Makeup Mess-Ups On The Go

Updated: Aug 22, 2021

Makeup mistakes are extremely common. So common, that in fact, many simply stop wearing makeup after spending one too many mornings scrubbing mascara from their under eyes, or trying to correct their smudged eyeliner and ending up looking like a cross between a panda and a raccoon. Even professional makeup artists fall prey to these unfortunate mishaps. Thankfully, there are some quick tips and hacks that can help you fix your mistakes in a jiffy. Here’s how you can correct your mess-ups.



Makeup mistakes are extremely common. So common, that in fact, many simply stop wearing makeup after spending one too many mornings scrubbing mascara from their under eyes, or trying to correct their smudged eyeliner and ending up looking like a cross between a panda and a raccoon. Even professional makeup artists fall prey to these unfortunate mishaps. Thankfully, there are some quick tips and hacks that can help you fix your mistakes in a jiffy. Here’s how you can correct your mess-ups.


#1 Clean With Primer:


Many makeup artists are still thrown on why exactly this helps. Most likely the grease and oil-like substances in primers help. If you find yourself the victim of black streaks caused by some runaway strand coated in mascara, or if you mess up your liner, grab your primer, apply it to the affected area by rubbing it in, and then wipe it away with a sponge or tissue. It works like a charm.


#2 Use A Smudge Brush: