Finding the right concealer shade is already a challenge in itself, but another equally challenging task is to pick the right texture and formula for your skin type. Whether you have dry or oily skin, ultimately your goal of wearing makeup is to look flawless and beautiful, not ten years older.
How do you make your concealer not look cakey?
The real question, therefore, is how not to make your concealer look cakey. One of the worst makeup trends is Kim Kardashian’s infamous under-eye highlighting technique with a concealer three shades lighter than her skin tone. She then draws two triangles each under her eyes and one on the centre of her forehead. Applying more than you need is when your face starts to appear cakey.
To avoid this, apply just the right amount of concealer. The key is to go slow and little. Apply another layer only on areas that need more coverage. Besides, choosing a hydrating concealer is also a way to prevent a caked-up face because they’re usually infused with skincare benefits that will give your skin a healthy, radiant look. Continue reading to find out the eight best dewy concealers.
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer is a highly raved multi-purpose concealer that brightens, corrects, and perfects your skin. It has a creamy texture with a medium-to-buildable coverage that can give you a natural, radiant finish.
Enriched with hydrating, multi-action skincare benefits as well as light-diffusing technology, this concealer instantly diminishes imperfections, fine lines, and any signs of fatigue. Additionally, it also comes in 30 long-lasting shades that are resistant to crease, sweat, transfer, and water.
Urban Decay Stay Naked Colour Correcting Concealer comes with buildable full coverage that does not transfer. It offers great coverage for up to 24 hours while giving you a natural finish without feeling too heavy or cakey. Additionally, this waterproof concealer is made without animal-derived ingredients or by-products, making it suitable for vegans too.
IT Cosmetics' Anti-Aging Waterproof Concealer is specially designed with waterproof formula for mature skin. It is filled with skin-loving, anti-ageing ingredients to moisturise your dry skin. Besides, this concealer can cover all your blemishes while keeping your skin glowy and radiant for 24 hours.
Smashbox Studio Skin 24 Hour Waterproof Concealer is an oil-free and waterproof, hydrating concealer that flawlessly camouflages any imperfections on your oily skin. It has a super-blendable formula that delivers medium-to-full coverage without creasing, caking, or settling into your fine lines. Nevertheless, this concealer also contains light-diffusing spheres to blur imperfections and enlarged pores for a smooth and flawless texture.
Born This Way Naturally Radiant Concealer is an oil-free concealer that minimises the appearance of imperfections and banishes the appearance of dark circles. Formulated with skincare benefits like coconut water, Alpine rose and Hyaluronic Acid, this concealer also works to moisturise, brighten and smoothen your skin for a youthful look. Besides, it’s also infused with a blend of colour correctors to cancel out darkness under your eyes for a flawless finish.
Formulated with concentrated pigments suspended in deep conditioning serum, Tarte Aquacealer contains 20% water to deliver the coveted coverage while moisturising your skin. This lightweight hydrating serum concealer is infused with Tarte’s 12-hour power and packed with proprietary Rainforest of the Sea complex. They work to protect your skin against daily aggressors and premature signs of ageing.
Benefit Boi-ing Industrial Strength Concealer is a full coverage pot concealer that covers anything from heavy-duty dark circles to blemishes and discolouration. It not only blends effortlessly, but it also leaves your skin looking radiant and healthy. For a flawless application, apply Boi-ing with a brush as a spot concealer to cover the most stubborn blemishes on your skin.
Easy to use and blend
Light to medium coverage, buildable
Portable, on-the-go packaging
Difficult to finish it to the brim due to packaging
Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer has a super-concentrated formula bottled in a micro-corrector applicator. It instantly creates a radiant look while refreshing the delicate skin under your eyes.
This concealer is enriched with Goji Berry and Haloxyl to help erase the appearance of dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles. Additionally, the product can visibly diminish the appearance of puffiness around the eyes, so you'll look more awake.
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