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complexion

 [kom-plek´shun]
the color and appearance of the skin of the face.

com·plex·ion

(kom-plek'shŭn),
The color, texture, and general appearance of the skin of the face.
[L. complexio, a combination, (later) physical condition]

complexion

(kəm-plĕk′shən)
n.
1. The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
2. General character, aspect, or appearance: findings that will alter the complexion of the problem.
3. A viewpoint, inclination, or attitude: a conservative political complexion.
4. The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.

com·plex′ion·al adj.

complexion

Physical examination The color/appearance of the facial skin, which may be described as pale, flushed–transiently reddish, ruddy–reddish over a prolonged period. See Muddy complexion.

com·plex·ion

(kŏm-plek'shŭn)
The color, texture, and general appearance of the skin of the face.
[L. complexio, a combination, (later) physical condition]
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She continued, 'The matchmaker kept asking if I was fair or dark, not about whether I have a clear complexion or not.'
So, yes, after years of having been called names and told that my complexion should be lighter, I also turned to whitening products.
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And while they are often known for their elaborate 10-step skincare regimes, Korean beauty bloggers are also just as renowned for their simple but effective complexion tips.
For some reason, there is the assumption by many women that night makeup should be whitened on the face, regardless of complexion. Except the event has something to do with costumes, clowns or ghosts, even for fair-skinned people, there is such a thing as too much, when it comes to makeup.
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Moreover, in "The Yellow Emperor's Canon Internal Medicine" [3], it is stated that the complexion and Cold-Heat pattern are closely related ("when a saint looks at a person's complexion, the yellow and red color sees it as having a lot of heat, while the blue and white color means that it has less heat, and the black color has a lot of blood and a little energy").
Dot or brush the product on, then use a beauty blender sponge to diffuse the pigment; it'll lend your complexion added warmth when you apply foundation or BB cream on top.
Choose a serum with antioxidants such as vitamin A or vitamin C and watch your complexion glow.
It cover blemishes and imperfections with photo-filter pigments, creating a complexion for the silver screen.
Fake a flawless complexion with brightening, smoothing and blurring bases.