We’ve all been there, pulling all-nighters or waking up to a pesky zit right on your nose. Before you decide to shut off the world until your skin clears up, you should try our (not so) secret weapon for covering imperfections - concealer.
Whether you’re dealing with dark circles, hyperpigmentation or blemishes, we’ve got your back! Check out our list of concealers to combat different concerns!
How to apply concealer?
Depending on what you're hiding, there are certain tricks to make your concealer match your skin tone flawlessly.
We'd mask over the areas needed to be concealed, and blend only the edges into the skin. If you blend the whole thing (especially where you mask the dark circles), your concealer will just be thinly spread across and not, well, conceal anything in particular.
For dark circles, we recommend masking over the edge (lines) of the dark circles, then blend the edge downwards into the skin. Make sure you do not apply right under the eyes. This will only irritate the eyes easily, and lose effectiveness when the product moves away due to your eyes twitching and tearing from irritation.
Take her swimming on the first date? We dare you. The Urban Decay All Nighter Full Coverage Concealer is just like the foundation, long-lasting, high coverage and waterproof. It can cover dark circles, stubborn spots, tattoos, flaws, sins, mistakes and pretty much everything else. This concealer means serious business.
Don’t underestimate this stick concealer from Tarte just because of its small size. This tiny but mighty waterproof concealer is full coverage and long-wearing while being hydrating and soothing! It’s formulated with Amazonian clay, hyaluronic acid, glycerin, vitamin A and E to deliver moisture and softness to your skin.
Fake your way to perfect skin with this long-wearing concealer from MAC Cosmetics. It has a high concentration of pigments and emollients for a creamy and full coverage look. A tiny amount is enough to even out any redness or cover any imperfections. It also provides SPF 35 for some sun protection!
Trying to temporarily cover up tattoos, burn marks, scars or discolouration? The Make Up For Ever Full Cover Concealer can do the trick! It’s made with a high concentration of pigments to ensure maximum coverage. Due to its waterproof and oil-free properties, it can last all day without irritating your skin.
Not everyone has perfectly sculpted brows, and that’s normal. With the help of concealer, perfectly defined brows are totally doable. The HD Concealer Wand from NYX has a high coverage and semi-matte finish, with a non-comedogenic formula that suits every skin type, and a precise applicator to carve out perfect brows.
Be selfie-ready with Wet n Wild Photo Focus Concealer! No more camera flashbacks and white casts. Tested under seven different photo lighting conditions, this concealer is proven to be ideal for flash photography or just an Instagram selfie moment. Best of all, it’s affordable!
Uneven skin tone? Redness? Dark circles? Dullness? This concealer and corrector palette from NYX will fix it all for you! It comes with a variety of colour correcting shades to brighten and even out your skin tone.
Green cancels out redness, yellow and orange cancel out purple veins, pink and purple cancels out dullness. Mix and match to create your ideal shade for flawless skin!
Sadly, if you have a darker complexion, it could be difficult to find the right shade when it comes to complexion products. Fortunately, the Lock-It-Concealer Creme has a decent variety of shades and undertones to cater to different skin tones. It’s also high coverage, waterproof and vegan!
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
The Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer is highly raved by beauty forums and YouTubers, and for good reasons! Its hydrating and soothing formula is infused with goji berry and haloxyl to help erase dark circles, crow’s feet and help depuff the eyes. What you’re left with is a refreshed and brightened skin!
If your concealer is separated and broken apart by your oily skin by the end of the day, you need the Pro Longwear Concealer in your life. Just like the name, it’s a long-wearing concealer that’s high coverage with a matte finish, that’s also water and transfer resistant! Your skin will stay fresh and flawless all day long with this concealer!
Lightweight yet high coverage, this is the ideal concealer when it comes to dealing with dark circles. The BECCA Ultimate Coverage Concealing Creme is highly pigmented yet creamy to prevent creasing, caking or any sticky feeling on the under eye area. It really is magic in a pot!
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