Banish the blush with six of the best green-tinted redness neutralisers

Words Joy Montgomery

Make-up artists have been harnessing the complexion-enhancing powers of colour correcting for decades. However, it has only been in recent years that brands have caught on, with high street and high-end brands alike creating their own pastel-coloured offerings.

The principle of colour correcting is based on the colour wheel theory. The idea is that you can neutralise different types of problem pigmentation with colours at the opposite end of the spectrum. For example, if you suffer from blue-tinged dark circles, then reach for a peachy-coloured concealer.

When it comes to application, the main thing to remember is that these products should only be used as an under layer. Always apply your usual concealer over the top to avoid a multi-coloured visage. Remember: less is more!

Our favourite colour-correcting hue has got to be green. Perfect for reducing that niggling redness many of us suffer from, this will be your new favourite a multi-purpose product, whether it’s for rosacea, spots or broken capillaries.

Scroll through our gallery to discover the best redness neutralisers available to buy now. Clear skin here we come…

DIOR

2-in-1 Prime & Colour Correct, £23.50; dior.com

NYX

Professional Makeup High Definition Finishing Powder, £9; boots.com

SMASHBOX

Photo Finish Foundation Primer Colour Correcting Primer, £28; smashbox.co.uk

BECCA

Backlight Targeted Colour Corrector, £21; cultbeauty.co.uk

URBAN DECAY

Naked Skin Colour Correcting Fluid, £19; urbandecay.co.uk

TOUCHE ECLAT

Touche Éclat Neutralizer, £25.50; yslbeauty.co.uk

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