For me, concealer is to the makeup bag what the black dress is to the closet. It’s the genius that conceals my shamefully dark circles caused by a night catching up with my friends (or dealing with a baby who just WILL NOT sleep), and it’s the antidote to a pesky acne scar that just won’t budge.

It’s also quite the multitasking tool. From lip-plumper to brow-popper, here are some pretty brilliant concealer hacks I’ve discovered that you may not have thought of (plus some great brand recommendations).

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