How to Cover Moles With Makeup

How to Cover Moles With Makeup

Moles are growths on the skin that are usually darker in color, brown or pink. Moles can appear raised or flat, and can appear on any part of the body. Many people find moles beautiful, we sure do! But, there are also many people who choose to cover there moles for various reasons.

If you’re wondering which are the best mole covering concealers, as well as how to cover moles with makeup, keep reading here at oneHOWTO to find out!

Covering dark moles

One of the best tricks to cover moles with makeup, is by using a concealer. There are different shades of concealer which can help you make these skin blemishes ‘disappear’! Follow these effective tips on how to hide skin moles with makeup:

  • To cover brown moles and/or darker birth marks, we recommend applying an orange or salmon concealer first and then covering it with a beige color concealer.
  • If your mole has a more rosy hue, we suggest first applying some yellow-y concealer before applying beige.

You can apply the concealer directly onto your mole with your fingers or with a brush. After applying the concealer, we recommend adding some fixing spray or powder to make sure it stay on.

For more, read our article where we discuss how to use concealer.


How to cover a raised mole with makeup

If you’re not one for concealers, you can also opt for normal foundation to hide your moles. We recommend using a liquid foundation which perfectly suits your skin tone. Apply it to the area and then apply some loose pressed powder makeup or talcum powder on top. This method is also great in hiding uneven skin tone or wrinkles.

Mole cover up cream

Some of the best concealers and foundations used to cover moles, scars and blemishes include:

  • Make Up For Ever - UltraHD concealer
  • Nars natural longwear foundation
  • MAC - Studio face and body foundation
  • Dermablend

For more, we suggest taking a look at our article where we discuss how to choose the best foundation.

Makeup for moles

There are women who may have several moles on their face, that don’t necessarily want to hide all of them. If you are only wanting to conceal one mole on your face, or a specific mole, we suggest applying your usual makeup base, and at the end moisten a cotton swab with a little water and press lightly on the mole that you want to highlight (to remove the base foundation). This way, only that particular birth mark or mole is visible while all others remain hidden.

For more, you may also be interested in our article where we discuss how to wear makeup when you have freckles.


Covering a mole on the body

To cover a mole on a more complicated part of the body, we recommend replacing a liquid foundation for a mineral powder foundation or a pressed mineral makeup. These powders often last longer, especially when on the body.

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Mole cream

You can also find hyperpigmentation creams which tone down the color of your moles and birth marks to achieve a more even and unified skin tone. These creams should be applied at night and we always recommend consulting your dermatologist before using these types of lotions, always making sure you choose an appropriate one for your skin tone.

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Mole removal

These tips will help you cover a mole, but they will not remove them completely. Remember at all times the importance of being aware of every aspect of moles that appear on your body and visit your dermatologist if you see any sign or alteration in the color or shape of these marks.

For more, read how to remove red moles.

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