Scar/Tattoo/Acne Coverup? Let's discuss body makeup....
So, I burned the s**t out of my arm about 2 1/2 weeks ago. Now I have a scar that is about 2" x 3" on my forearm. Want to look perfect in pictures. I tried Dermablend and it looks horrible and rubbed off on everything. Trying Colortration with Barrier Spray today...any suggestions?

Married: 10/10/2010
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Posted On: Oct 6, 2010 at 4:14 PM • Vendors are allowed • Add to My WatchlistFlag As Inappropriate1 like

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T&J
Married: 11/06/2010
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Oct 06, 2010 at 4:16 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Kat Von D has a line through Sephora i think. It's supposed to be really good!!

Married: 10/16/2010
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Oct 06, 2010 at 4:24 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Picked up the color wheel from Ben Nye (theatrical makeup) personally... have been messing with it and seems to do a pretty good job--- just gotta find the right brown to fake the freckles!!! :)
Oct 06, 2010 at 4:26 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
A good makeup artist can take care of scar cover up for you. I did a wedding last year where a bride had a scar on her forearm that was 5-6" long. She asked that I remove it from the pictures where necessary. It was never an issue in the pictures.

Married: 10/10/2010
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Oct 06, 2010 at 4:33 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I do have a makeup artist, but when I did my trial I didn't have this crazy burn/scar....

The colortration I'm using suggests using this "barrier spray". The barrier spray is used by professional theatrical artists like blue man group. I just don't want to get makeup all over my dress....

It seems to be working thus far. But, I would like to know what techniques others have used.

Married: 08/27/2011
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Oct 06, 2010 at 4:33 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
For acne/dark spots, try Urban Decay 24/7 concealer stick. I love it. But you need to also get Benefit's The Pore Fessional and apply it with a sponge or brush for best results. Let it dry and then use the concealer stick and other makeup. This is if you are doing your own makeup. Although, if you are hiring a makeup artist, you could always take your own and ask them to apply it as well.

Benefit: http://sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P264900&categoryId=B70

Oct 07, 2010 at 9:47 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Your makeup artist should be able to cover the scar and protect your dress as well. Hopefully she is using airbrush makeup. There are many products designed to seal the makeup from rubbing off. OCC (Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics) sells such a product. It's designed for full body airbrushing. I use it on all of my tattoo covers for brides and models. Airbrush will not be cakey or clumpy over the scar like some of the typical concealers are.

Married: 02/18/2013
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Oct 07, 2010 at 9:52 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
oh ruby thats good advice... I have heard about urban decay... where can i get it?
Oct 07, 2010 at 11:21 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
IMHO, Dermablend makes a good product if you want to do it yourself. www.dermablend.com

Juliann
Married: 09/10/2011
Oct 07, 2010 at 1:42 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I didnt even think about the photographer being able to touch up the pictures. I have a scar on my right arm from my small pox vaccine (I had to get it to deploy) so i was going to have her not take any pictures of my left arm. I also didnt think about using makeup...thats why I love it here!

Cesar Cabrera Photography

Cesar Cabrera Photography
Oct 07, 2010 at 2:21 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
The photographer should be able to take care of that for you... I've had clients with scars and/or burns in the past; and it is feasible to remove them... Just make sure that your photography contract includes editing and touch up...

César

Married: 10/10/2010
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Oct 20, 2010 at 10:43 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
UPDATE:

Colortration oxidized so quickly that it turned too rosy for my skin color, and unless you have pink or red skin, its useless. But, the barrier spray was freakin' awesome. We used another makeup and it worked wonderfully. You can find the mehron? barrier spray on many websites for cheap. Use just one spritz, if you use too much it will flake...
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