Two of the best ways to cover up a bruise are to apply makeup or cover the bruise with a piece of clothing. If the bruise is on an arm or leg, for example, long sleeves or pants do the job nicely. For a bruise on the face, such as a black eye, then makeup is the best way to diminish its appearance.Continue Reading
Helping the bruise to heal ensures it disappears as quickly as possible. For the first two days, apply a cold pack every half hour to an hour. Avoid any aspirin-based pain killers, as those may increase bruising.
While waiting for the discoloration to go away, makeup is a good way to cover it up. The best makeup to use is a yellow-based concealer. The yellow tint negates the bluish-green hue of the bruise. Start with applying a thin layer of makeup onto the discolored area and blend outward. If the bruise is still visible, apply another thin layer. Set with a light dusting of translucent powder when finished.
Long sleeves and pants or a skirt cover up bruises on arms and legs quite well. If the weather is warm, consider wearing thin leggings or a light sweater to hide the bruising.Learn more about Make-up