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20 shape tape™ hacks that’ll change your life

Gorgeous, gorgeous girls don't just use shape tape™ concealer to cover dark circles. . . With shape tape™ you can do so much more than conceal; use it to prime, highlight, contour & more! The best part? You don't have to be a pro to use it - application is super easy. There's a reason this concealer has a cult following that won it Allure Readers' Choice Award for best concealer 2 years in a row.

One swipe is all it takes with the jumbo speed smoother™ wand for smooth, 12-hr crease-proof application that won't cake or settle. The full-coverage formula has a natural matte finish, so it's undetectable on the skin. It gets bonus points because its vegan, waterproof & lasts for 16 hours of flawless wear. While this formula is most ideal for combination & oily skin, its sister product shape tape™ ultra creamy is the answer for dry or mature skin.

The first step to every good shape tape™ hack is choosing the right face concealer shade for you skin tone. Use our virtual try-on feature to get matched in seconds. In between shades? Buy 'em both & utilize free returns on all U.S. orders!

Then, scroll ahead to learn all the ways you can swipe on the hype!

  1. conceal dark circles

    Hide signs of a late night by concealing those revealing undereye bags. shape tape™ is infused with licorice root to brighten the look of dark circles. Trace concealer directly onto undereyes & blend using a sponge or your fave concealer brush, like our shape tape™ quickie double-ended concealer brush. Whether you were up studying or out partying, nobody will ever know!
  2. cover pimples

    Ugh, breakouts are the W.O.A.T. Thankfully, the G.O.A.T concealer has your back! Prep your skin with our knockout collection, created specifically with oily & acne-prone skin in mind. Then, apply concealer directly onto pimples & blend.
  3. hide sun spots

    Forgot to reapply SPF? It happens. Dab onto sun spots & blend to even out skin tone. Make sure to top of your look with set & protect mineral sunscreen powder with Broad Spectrum SPF 30!
  4. make dark spots disappear

    Dab shape tape™ onto hyperpigmentation & blend to reveal an even skin tone. P.S. we think your birthmark is beautiful - skip the concealer & let that baby shine!
  5. neutralize redness

    We all get a little red, whether it's acne, rosacea, a hot summer day, a little too much vino or your crush making you blush. Keep calm & shape tape™ on! Sensitive skin? Not to worry, shape tape is dermatologist tested & infused with shea butter to nourish & soothe skin.
  6. hide your tattoos

    Can't seem to forget your ex? Erase his name from your mind & body with a dab of shape tape™.
  7. use it as an eye primer

    Get the most payoff from your tartelette™ eyeshadow palette by priming your eyelids. Create a smooth, even base for your eye looks by dabbing concealer all over your lids. This way you can be certain your shadow won't crease or fade all day!
  8. create a cut crease

    Elevate your eye look with a cut crease. After applying the eyeshadow color of your choice to your lids, “cut” it by applying concealer in a sharp line from the inner corner along your eyelid crease. Voila!
  9. sharpen your cat eye

    Whether you're looking for an extra-sharp line or your hand is just a little unsteady, use concealer to create a razor-sharp cat eye. Drag along the outside edge of your wing & blend outward. Meow!
  10. highlight your features

    Need to fake eight hours of sleep? Go a shade or two lighter than your regular shape tape™ & apply to the inner corners of your eyes & the high points of your face like your brow bones, cheekbones, nose & cupid's bow. Now you're good to glow!
  11. contour

    The secret to looking snatched: go one or two shades darker than your regular shape tape™ & apply under cheekbones, along the jawlines, on the sides of your nose & along your hairline.
  12. define collarbone

    Rocking a strapless top or dress? Use concealer to make the collarbone, your most underrated feature, pop. Apply a shade a two lighter than your regular shape tape™ to the bone to highlight, then apply a shade or two darker to the hollows to define.
  13. conceal acne scars

    Use shape tape™ to cover up all your deep, dark secrets, including acne scars. A dab or two is all your need! To cover larger scars, bruises or dark veins, try shape tape™ waterproof body makeup, celebrities' secret for the red carpet.
  14. blur pores

    Blur & smooth the appearance of enlarged pores thanks to our proprietary tape technology™. Apply a few swipes to your T-zone & blend. To maximize results, prep skin with shape tape™ pore & prime balm, a pore-filling primer that helps makeup glide on smoother & extend its wear.
  15. soften fine lines & wrinkles

    Smooth the look of forehead lines, crow's feet, marionette lines & more with a few swipes of concealer. Even after 12 hours, the crease-proof formula won't settle. Thanks, tape technology™!
  16. skip foundation

    Concealer isn't just for spot treatment. Skip the foundation & apply a swipe of concealer to the center of your forehead, undereyes & center of your chin, then blend out. Pro tip: first prep skin with a hydrating moisturizer like shape tape™ moisturizer & lastly, seal your look with shape tape™ stay spray vegan setting spray.
  17. use it as a tinted moisturizer

    Looking for lightweight, allover coverage? Use the doe-foot to mix shape tape™ with a pump of your fave moisturizer, like drink of H2O. Too lazy to DIY? Try shape tape™ CC cloud cream instead!
  18. prime your lips

    Before applying your lipstick, prime lips with a swipe of concealer. This will not only make your fave shade of H2O balm lip tint or color splash lipstick extra bold, but the smooth base will maximize the wear. Worried about dry lips? shape tape™ is infused with mango butter to moisturize & condition.
  19. clean up your lipstick

    To clean up messy lipstick lines, outline the outside of your natural lip shape with concealer & a thin makeup brush, like the flat side of our double-ended lip brush. Accentuate your cupid's bow with a shade or two lighter than your regular shape tape™. To give the appearance of even fuller lips, apply a small amount of a shade or two darker beneath your lower lip.
  20. sharpen brows

    Put down the tweezers, get on-point arches with the help of concealer. After lining & filling in your brows, apply a shade or two lighter than your regular shape tape™ above & below the brow to create clean, sharp lines.

Is there anything shape tape™ concealer can't do? If there is, chances are the shape tape™ family has got you covered (literally)!