Primer or concealer can be used to mask the color of a bruise, depending on the size. Different colors of makeup will cover up the different stages of the bruise. More »

Dermablend is a professional makeup line that is formulated to cover bruises, scars, birthmarks, blemishes and tattoos. This product is available in a variety of highly-pigmented shades that blend with all skin tones to ... More »

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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 fac... More »

The color stage of a bruise begins with a bright pink or red spot on the skin and transforms into a dark purple or dark blue color within a few hours, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. A bruise ultimate... More »

To cover up a black eye with makeup, apply ice to the area to reduce swelling, blend a yellow-based concealer onto the bruise, and cover it with another concealer that matches your skin tone. For brownish-yellow bruises,... More »

The time taken for a bruise to appear depends on the cause of the injury and the severity of the injury. Bruises that appear within 30 minutes of an injury indicate a serious injury, such as a fracture, as stated by WebM... More »

Self-inflicted bruises occur when an individual accidentally bumps into an object hard enough to create a bruise, as well as when an individual intentionally harms themselves through self-hitting or punching. Intentional... More »