What’s This Yellow Stuff on Kim Kardashian’s Face?

By Candice Chan, Birchbox
Kim's Yellow Make UpKim's Yellow Make Up
From the looks of this picture that Kim Kardashian tweeted, it would seem as if she had an unfortunate run-in with a highlighter. But don't be fooled, these crazy yellow streaks are actually a trick that makeup artist Mary Phillips used on the celeb.

The yellow marks all over Kim's face are none other than a primer that Phillips used to even out skin tone underneath Kim's foundation. The vibrant hue actually combats redness, helps brighten skin, and creates a more even canvas for the other makeup to go on. It looks a little bit like a fifth grader went wild with a marker, but if it would give us the same flawless skin that Kim always seems to have, we'd be willing to try it out.

Have you ever used a yellow primer on your face like this?

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