I’m a makeup fan and you’ve been using concealer all wrong… this simple trick gives you an instant face lift | The Sun

CONCEALER is a staple in our make-up bags, but it turns out we may have been using it the wrong way all this time.

The internet is forever schooling us in beauty techniques and a new contouring trend on social media has revealed the correct way to use your concealer and immediately give yourself a fuss-free facelift.

We've learned that concealer isn't just for hiding the bags under your eyes or the odd blemish, as concealer, if used properly, can actually alter the shape of your face.

Beauty fan Mekaela Farris has gone viral on TikTok after sharing her concealer how-to video online, that has since been liked by thousands.

Mekaela regularly shares makeup tips, tricks and techniques for oily, acne-prone skin, but her latest one reveals that by targeting certain areas with the concealer stick, you can instantly lift up your face.

The beauty whizz uploaded the video with the caption ‘tries to lift my face using concealer, what do we think?’.

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In the video, we see Mekaela “lifting her face with concealer.”

To do so, she uses a liquid pen concealer to sculpt her face.

First, she takes the concealer from the inner corner of her eye and takes it above her eyebrow.

Next, she goes from underneath her eye to the edge of her eyelid.

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Following this, Mekaela takes the concealer from the bottom of her nostril up slightly.

She then finishes off from the edge of her lip and finishes at her cheek bone.

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In just a few minutes, the concealer is in place, and Mekaela then uses a brush and a sponge to blend it in. 

Once blended, Mekaela then shows off the difference in both sides of her face – the concealed side looks immediately sculpted. 

Mekaela’s video has clearly impressed many, as it has quickly racked up a whopping 1.6million views.

It has 154.8k likes, 572 comments and 1,242 shares. 

Makeup fans loved the simple hack and took to the comments to express this. 

One person said: “This is the first time I've seen makeup actually make a change when it comes to face lift. I'm so excited to try this.” 

Another added: “I think it worked! It's subtle but it worked”. 

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A third commented: “I think it's a very subtle facelift look”. 

Someone else exclaimed: “Omg it really worked!! Love it!!” Another stated: “GENIUS”.

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