The Best Color Correcting Makeup For Your Skin Type


While it might sound strange to prep your complexion with a veil of green or purple hued primer, you’d be surprised how beneficial these unconventional colors can be for your skin. Here, we’ve decoded 4 types of color correctors to help you invest in the best formula fit for your skin type. Whether you’re eager to conceal sun spots, dark circles or simply crave an illuminating glow for summer, these trusty tips will get you closer to achieving the fresh, flawless face you’ve been craving all year.

Choose Your Hue!

Find out which color correcting hue is best for your skintype.


Yellow primers and concealers effectively cover up purple tones in the skin, including scarring and dark circles under the eyes.

Benefit Lemon Aid Color Correcting Eyelid Primer



Maifanshi Color Base Yellow


Koh Gen Do


Orange-based formulas are made for olive and darker skin tones. The hue helps hide freckles, sun spots and acne scars.

Prep + Prime CC Colour Correcting Loose Powder in Recharge



Master Corrector in 2


Giorgio Armani


Green illuminates the skin while concealing redness caused by rosacea and blemishes. This color is best suited for sensitive, acne-prone skin.

Redness Solutions Daily Protective Base



Cover Stick Corrector/Concealer in Green




Lavender color correcting products give skin a fresh, illuminating glow and works best with yellow-toned skin.

Photogenic Concealer in Lavender



Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer in Color Balance



Style It With

Style your color correcting primer of choice with antiaging foundation, cream blush, iridescent gloss and a mattifying pressed powder to seal the deal.

No Foundation Foundation Serum


Perricone MD

Bonne Mine Stick Face Color


Laura Mercier

Full-On Lip Polish in Amanda



Pressed Setting Powder