The Best Makeup to Wear After You’ve Had Something ‘Done’

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When it comes to any sort of cosmetic enhancement procedure, one of the most commonly asked questions is, “When can I start to wear makeup?” It all depends on what you had done—and of course what your doctor recommends—as to when you will get the green light to wear makeup again, but these are the products you’ll want to have on hand to use.

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jane iredale Corrective Colors ($24)

This lightweight, full-coverage concealer contains four different shades that you can mix and match to cover up everything from redness to major bruising

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bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream ($29)

If a treatment or procedure has left your skin feeling dry, and you need some coverage, too, this moisturizing cream, which is like a BB and CC cream in one, will give you some relief.

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Temptu Air Starter Kit ($195)

The nice thing about using airbrush makeup, like this one, is that it’s the most hygienic way to apply your makeup because it uses an air technology instead of brushes, sponges or your fingers. 

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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream SPF 35 ($39)

This makeup artist–favorite is suitable for sensitive skin and acts as a moisturizer, primer, concealer and foundation in one without irritating skin in the least bit. 

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IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Illumination Anti-Aging Concealer ($24)

Developed with the help of a plastic surgeon, this vitamin-, peptide-, antioxidant– and hyaluronic acid-rich concealer brightens the eyes and covers up just about every eye-related concern. 

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Oxygentix Oxygenating Foundation ($66)

Lightweight and breathable (your skin doesn’t get suffocated by makeup) this oxygen-rich sunscreen-packed foundation won’t irritate just-operated on skin. 

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