How Do You Cover up a Hickey?


Quick Answer

To cover up a hickey, apply makeup primer, use a yellow concealer, apply foundation, and then finish with cosmetic powder. As an alternative, wear a turtleneck sweater.

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  1. Apply primer and concealer

    Blend a makeup primer onto the hickey to help the makeup stay in place. Apply a yellow concealer over the primer to counter the purple color of the hickey.

  2. Cover with foundation and powder

    Apply the foundation you normally use on your face to the hickey. Dust cosmetic powder over the makeup to eliminate shine.

  3. Wear a turtleneck

    If you don’t have access to makeup, wear a turtleneck sweater or pull long hair over your shoulders to hide the hickey.

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