How To Cover A Sunburn With Makeup

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If you spent as much time in the sun this weekend as we did, chances are your skin has seen better days. We loved the sun-kissed glow we sported all weekend but now our face just looks red, shiny and is on the verge of peeling. Here, get our makeup tips for covering your sunburn without looking like a hot mess.

Feel The Burn?

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Givenchy Mister Mat Mattifying Foundation Primer

$37

Sephora

Mattifying Primer

After spending a day in the sun, skin can look shiny–use a mattifying primer to combat this.

Concealer In Pastel Green

$5

NYX

Green Concealer

Use a green concealer to neutralize redness in the face, which usually occurs on the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin.

The Big Easy SPF 35 Foundation

$38

Benefit

Color-Correcting Foundation

Use a color-correcting foundation to even skin tone and hide all traces of redness. Apply it with a Beautyblender sponge to give skin an airbrushed look that doesn’t look too heavy.

Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

$28

bare minerals

Mineral Foundation

Dust on a mineral foundation on your T-zone to further mattify damaged skin.

NARS Bronzing Powder In Laguna

$39

Amazon

Bronzer

Skip the blush when your skin is burned to avoid adding even more redness to the face. Instead, warm up your complexion with bronzer on the forehead, nose and apples of cheeks.