the best concealer for age spots

Achieve Flawless Skin Every Day: Finding The Best Concealer For Age Spots

the best concealer for age spots

It’s not easy finding the best concealer for age spots and other forms of discoloration that develop over time. This is usually because age spots can range from tan to dark brown, with some looking lighter than others- sometimes resulting in a patchy make up look.

However, investing in high-quality concealer products can help with this.

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For example, Dermaflage features Behind The Scenes Concealer, a highly pigmented and waterproof concealer that can hide even the most stubborn discoloration. It’s matte, smudge-proof, and long-wearing, so you don’t have to worry about age spots and hyperpigmentation getting in the way of your confidence.

Before anything else, however, it’s best to know more about age spots, how to address them, which concealer type is best for your skin type, and how to apply it.

A Bit About Age Spots: How do You Address Them?

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Age spots are flat, oval skin discolorations that occur due to constant sun exposure. The pigmentation can be as tiny as freckles but can also grow to an average of 13 millimeters or half an inch. And because these spots tend to group together, they become more noticeable. They also don’t fade away over time as freckles do.

Let’s take a look at the most common causes of age spots:

  • Overactive pigment cells at work
  • Regular use of commercial tanning beds and lamps
  • Constant exposure to sunlight and UV rays, which speeds up melanin production

There’s no exception as to who can develop age spots. However, it has been noted that it is more common among people with light skin and those susceptible to frequent sun exposure and intense sunburn.

Do I Need to Visit the Doctor When I Have Age Spots?

There’s no reason to visit the doctor or seek medical care when you have age spots. This type of skin discoloration is common and harmless. However, if you notice that the spots are getting darker or their appearance is changing, it might be a case of melanoma. In this case, schedule a doctor’s evaluation as soon as possible.

You don’t have to worry about age spots unless:

  • They are black or are a combination of unusual colors
  • They are constantly increasing in size and volume
  • They have an irregular pigmentation border
  • They are bleeding

How do I Prevent Age Spots From Forming on My Skin?

Observe these tips to prevent age spots from developing or increasing in number:

  • Avoid sun exposure between 10 AM and 2 PM — this is when sunlight and UV radiation are the harshest and most intense
  • Lather on some sunscreen at least 15 minutes before you go out. If you’re participating in outdoor activities for a prolonged period, remember to reapply sunscreen every two hours — and more often if you’re going for a swim
  • Cover up your face with a cap, visor, or a wide-brimmed hat when you’re going to be outdoors for a long time. It also helps to wear clothing with UV protection

How Can I Hide Age Spots on My Face?

Age spots aren’t a health concern, so you don’t necessarily have to treat them medically. That said, there are various treatment methods to make your age spots disappear:

  • Prescription Medication

Dermatologists and other skin specialists might prescribe bleaching and tretinoin creams that help the age spots disappear gradually. Note that these prescriptions might make your skin more susceptible to UV damage, so wear sunscreen, even on overcast days.

  • Cosmetic Procedures

Dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, and other skin care specialists might recommend a series of procedures to eliminate your age spots or significantly reduce them. Possible courses include IPL treatment, laser treatment, chemical peels, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, and cryosurgery.

  • Over-the-Counter Treatments

The ingredients of over-the-counter creams aren’t as potent as the contents of prescription creams. However, they might still be effective in reducing age spots. You can try OTC treatments first, then visit a dermatologist if they don’t work.

Keep in mind that these treatment types won’t make age spots disappear in the blink of an eye. So if you’re bothered by age spots and want to achieve a flawless appearance, we recommend using high-quality concealer products to effectively hide them.

Choosing the Best Concealer Based on Your Skin Type

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The best concealer for age spots is one that does not rub off!

One of the most exciting things about cosmetics is that you have so many options — and the same goes for concealer products. Even Dermaflage has a series of products for you to choose from. For example, the Pro Concealer Palette comes in various shades to complement your skin, the Dermaflage Concealer Cream is all about convenience, and the Color Corrector Palette lets you effectively cover up different shades of discoloration.

But which one exactly is the best concealer for age spots? It ultimately depends on your skin type and which concealer type glides well along your skin.

Liquid Concealer

This is the most common and versatile concealer type because it’s buildable and easy to apply. It works well on normal, oily, and combination skin — and in Dermaflage, our concealer products don’t need setting spray or powder to stay matte all day.

It’s also worth noting that liquid concealer is ideal for people with acne-prone or sensitive skin because it has a minimal chance of clogging your pores.

Cream Concealer

This type of concealer works best on dry and combination skin because of its consistency and how buildable it is. Note that some cream concealers crease after a few hours, so always look for long-lasting formulations if you will be out for long hours. Check out this full coverage concealer that is waterproof

On a related note, you may opt for cream-to-powder concealer for a matte finish.

Stick Concealer

This type of concealer is ideal for people with dry or sensitive skin. It’s also convenient for those on the go because of the application method. Like other concealer types, stick concealer is buildable, but you have to ensure the formulation works well with your foundation or other cosmetics you want to apply on your face.

How do You Wear Concealer Properly?

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Not used to wearing concealer? Here’s a quick guide on how to apply it:

  • Choose a concealer at least one shade lighter than your skin tone
  • Apply tiny dots of concealer around your eyes and on the target areas
  • Blend the concealer into your skin using your fingers or a beauty blender
  • Repeat this process on all target areas with age spots or other discolorations
  • When you’re done with the concealer, put on makeup as you normally would

Live Flawlessly and Confidently With the Power of Dermaflage

the best concealer for age spots
Full coverage concealer for age spots

At Dermaflage, we strive to provide the best concealer for age spots and other types of discoloration on the face and body. Our Behind the Scenes Concealer features a heavily pigmented formula that makes your skin look naturally flawless. It’s smudge-proof, waterproof, and transfer-proof — and has a matte finish. Hollywood makeup artists love using our concealer for age spots, bruises, dark circles, tattoos, and other concerns. Try it and get a 100% money-back guarantee. Shop now!

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