These 3 YouTubers Have the Best Acne Cover-Up Tutorials

Covering up acne can be a full-on mission in the morning, especially if you're dealing with a large bump that's seemingly impossible to conceal.

As you know, there's an art to covering up a pimple with makeup—yes, really! But don't worry, because you don't need to be a pro to hide those blemishes. Let some of your fave YouTubers show you the way! We've curated a list of the best acne cover-up tutorials so you can walk out the door with confidence.

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Summer Mckeen: How I Cover Up My Acne

Summer Mckeen gets real about her skin, and offers an easy and practical makeup approach to covering up her blemishes. She tries to lay off the face makeup unless she has to, but when she does need to hide her breakouts, she likes using a mix of hydrating formulas, including Drunk Elephant's moisturizer and sunshine serum, followed by a unique technique of mixing concealers and foundations together.


Kaysi Koi: My in Depth Acne Coverage Everyday Routine

If you struggle with pretty severe acne, this tutorial by Kaysi Koi is definitely worth a watch. She manages to cover up her breakouts using what appears to be a magic foundation: Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup (she uses the shade 02), applied with an e.l.f. ultimate blending brush and Tarte Shape Tape concealer. This looks like a winning comb!


Emily Freybler: How to Cover Acne | Non-Cakey

Covering a pimple can start out strong and then take a turn if too many textures and layers are applied. The goal is to not look cakey, and Emily Freybler has a really great tutorial on how to layer textures of concealers, foundations and powder—without turning into a super dry, cakey mess.



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