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If you’re all about that high-coverage base, you know the struggle of finding the perfect concealer that doesn’t feel too heavy or accentuate fine lines.

While there are some well-known options out there, they might not be wallet-friendly, or you’re stuck in a cycle of constant repurchasing.

Well, guess what? We’ve got a makeup hack that might just be a game-changer for your concealer routine, giving you that coveted high coverage without the usual hassles.

It’s all about using a tattoo-covering foundation! Curious? Keep reading for the lowdown and discover some of the best tattoo-concealing foundations!

What Is A Tattoo Foundation?


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It’s essentially a high-coverage foundation designed for non-permanent tattoo removal or cover-up. Surprisingly, it works wonders as a high-coverage concealer too!

These foundations, also known as body makeup foundations, can practically make your ink disappear for the day. And if you’re not into that, there are also colour-corrective products and heavy-duty concealers that can give you that seamless effect.

How To Use A Tattoo Foundation As A Concealer?


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Well, one tube of this body makeup foundation can easily outlast your regular concealer. It gives you that satin-like finish that’s both easy to blend and doesn’t feel heavy.

Plus, it doesn’t crease! Use it like you would your normal concealer, whether you’re spot concealing or doing your usual concealer routine.

Tattoo-covering Foundations

Dermablend Leg and Body Makeup Foundation with SPF 25


Looking for a moisturising, high-coverage cream foundation? This could be your go-to. With 12 shades, it gives you 16 hours of consistent, smudge-resistant wear.

Formulated by a physician and makeup artist, it covers everything from birthmarks to scars, all while leaving your skin feeling fresh and smooth. Plus, SPF 25 for that extra sun protection!

Dermablend Leg and Body Makeup Foundation with SPF 25 retails for S$58.08 on Amazon.

Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation


If you’re into that matte finish, here’s an option for you! This vegan, full-coverage liquid foundation comes in seven shades and offers extreme coverage and all-day wear.

The transfer-resistant formula ensures your base stays put all day, covering everything from blemishes to tattoos.

Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation retails for S$59 at Sephora online.

Dermacol Make-Up Cover Foundation


For a more natural matte finish, this foundation has you covered. With 15 shades, it’s hypoallergenic, clinically tested, and enriched with 50% coloured pigments.

Perfect for covering everything from dark circles to tattoos, it leaves your skin with that velvety matte look. Plus, it’s waterproof and long-lasting with SPF30 protection.

Dermacol Make-Up Cover Foundation retails for S$22.21 on Care to Beauty.

So, are you up for trying out this makeup hack?

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