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Lydia O’Leary, Covermarks® Cosmetics Inventor
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Lydia O’Leary

Lydia O’Leary

Covermark® Cosmetics Inventor

O’Leary’s foundation earned a patent because of its unique ability to hide blemishes.

Lydia O’Leary, a young artist with a red birthmark covering most of her face, developed a makeup foundation to conceal her blemish and launched the Covermark® line of cosmetics.

Born with a mark that ran from her chin to her forehead, O’Leary used her talent as a painter and the chemistry skills she learned in college to invent a cosmetic foundation that concealed birthmarks and other blemishes.

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