• We all use makeup to hide or correct our imperfections, which is why a good concealer should always be on hand. The problem, however, is keeping it looking natural, which not all celebrities are able to do. Whether it was a chalky formula or just too much product, see seven major concealer fails.

    Kim Kardashian
    Nowadays Kim veers toward a bare-faced look, but it wasn't so long ago that she really piled on the concealer. A cover-up should be a couple shades lighter than your skin tone, but this is why you don't stray too far from your actual complexion.

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  • Jessica Alba
    The actress is usually flawless on the red carpet, which is why this makeup malfunction was so noticeable. Lesson learned: Stay away from "brightening" concealers. 

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  • Rihanna
    It's not a bad idea to pat concealer onto the lids, too, but watch out for the raccoon effect. 

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  • Christina Aguilera
    Powders can be equally tricky, so be careful when using one to set your concealer. 

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  • Jessica Simpson
    Faulty concealer application can even cause blush to look streaky, due to the contrast in color.

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  • Eva Longoria
    Eva is a repeat offender of this heinous makeup crime.

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  • Demi Lovato Apply your concealer in natural light to avoid a photo disaster.
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