Ever noticed that characters in movies very rarely have acne or acne scars? We all know that there are famous actors with acne scars because we have seen pictures of them without their makeup on- but how do they hide them? With high-definition television this is particularly tricky and it takes talented Hollywood makeup artists to conceal the recessed scars left by acne. Many people say that “acne scars have ruined my life” but there are effective ways to hide ice pick, rolling and box car acne scars. At Dermaflage, we know many of the professional makeup artists and a great way to learn new techniques is to watch their videos on YouTube or follow them on Twitter. Thanks to social media we can all have access to them. They are always trying the best makeup to hide acne scars and love to share what they have learned with the rest of us! Many times they are the ones that find the top concealers for acne scars first and can teach the rest of us how to conceal acne scars effectively.
While you can hide acne scars with makeup, it can be hard to cover pitted acne scars with makeup depending upon how deep they are. There are wax based concealers that can help fill scars but it is challenging to get a natural look. Here’s a great video on how to hide acne scars that Hollywood makeup artist Victoria Rowe did: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oe0xUfukyX8
If you have tried all kinds of makeup to cover acne scars and not had much success, you might want to check out some of the Dermaflage before and after pictures. Our customers tell us that the best things they have found to reduce the appearance of their acne scars are fraxel laser, chemical peels and dermal fillers. However, these procedures are expensive and sometimes painful. Dermaflage uses silicone for scars, effectively filling and concealing no matter how deep the scar is. Many of the pro makeup artists will tell you that the best acne scar product is Dermaflage especially if you can’t afford or don’t want to do the expensive procedures!
Check out this video featuring celeb makeup artist JoJo McCarthy (yes, she is Jennifer McCarthy’s sister!) discussing how to hide scars on the face: