The best color correcting makeup for your skin tone

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The best color correcting makeup for your skin tone
Find out which color correcting hue is best for your skin type.

Yellow primers and concealers effectively cover up purple tones in the skin, including scarring and dark circles under the eyes.

Orange-based formulas are made for olive and darker skin tones. The hue helps hide freckles, sun spots and acne scars.

Green illuminates the skin while concealing redness caused by rosacea and blemishes. This color is best suited for sensitive, acne-prone skin.

Lavender color correcting products give skin a fresh, illuminating glow and works best with yellow-toned skin.

Style your color correcting primer of choice with antiaging foundation, cream blush, iridescent gloss and a mattifying pressed powder to seal the deal.

Full-On Lip Polish in Amanda, Buxom ,$19

No Foundation Foundation Serum, Perricone MD ,$55

Bonne Mine Stick Face Color, Laura Mercier ,$32

Pressed Setting Powder, NARS ,$35

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While it might sound strange to prep your complexion with a veil of green or purple-hued primer, you'd be surprised how beneficial these unconventional colors can be for your skin. Here, we've decoded 4 types of color correctors to help you invest in the best formula fit for your skin type. Whether you're eager to conceal sun spots, dark circles or simply crave an illuminating glow for summer, these trusty tips will get you closer to achieving the fresh, flawless face you've been craving all year. Click through the gallery to see them all.

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