Covering up the imperfections on your face

Don’t like what you see in the mirror lately? Get some makeup going! And we’re not talking any old cosmetics. It’s key to have a great primer and concealer to make the bad stuff go away, if just until you take it all off before you go to sleep. We found some good stuff:

ELLE Cosmetics Face Primer: Put your best face forward with this new lightweight, silky primer that preps skin for flawless makeup application and brightens for a luminous look. The oil-free lotion combines skin treatments and “optical effects” – light reflecting particles and soft vision powders – to smooth, even skin tone and eliminate redness, creating the perfect base for makeup application. $30, exclusively at Kohl’s and

Stila Stay All Day Foundation & Concealer: The latest addition to Stila’s Stay All Day franchise, this breakthrough HD foundation comes with a creamy concealer in its cap (plus a mini mirror for on-the-go touch-ups and a professionally-inspired spatula and brush for expert application). Available in 16 shades to suit every skin tone, the oil-free formula glides on effortlessly, immediately minimizing imperfections with buildable, breathable coverage. $44, Available at

Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup & Optical Blurring Brush: With a universal range of 18 calibrated shades, this revolutionary buildable liquid foundation provides medium to full coverage for a flawless, demi-matte finish. Blur the lines of reality (or your foundation) with the Optical Blurring Brush, made with super-soft synthetic brush hair, designed to use with Naked Skin to diminish fine lines, pores, and other areas makeup tends to settle in.  $38 (Naked Skin), $24 (Optical Blurring Brush). Available at Sephora, ULTA, select Macy’s, and


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