Un-Concealing the Truth about Concealer

At my age concealer is a really important stage of my makeup routine, and believe me I have a few to choose from that I have collected along the pathway to a photo finish under eye. So read on if you would like to see my holy grails for crease proof, seamless concealer, as well as those that will never be worn again.

Benefit Boi-ing Airbrush Concealer

I really wish I could say I liked this concealer, but I can’t. It was hyped so much online and boasts being able to brighten up tired eyes, hide dark circles, and conceal imperfections. It also says the creamy concealer has melon undertones to camouflage discoloration.

Upon first swatch, it does feel creamy and rich. Maybe a little too rich. It felt quite thick. It does say to dab a little under the eye, so that’s what I did. Unfortunately for me it just didn’t work. It was just too heavy under the eye and dragged when I tried to blend it out. It sat on top of the skin, even when I tried it with a couple of different foundations. For me, it is a hard no.

Too Faced, Born This Way Naturally Radiant Concealer.

This is a yes from me. I bought it as a dupe for Shape Tape until it arrived. It says online that it is an oil-free concealer that minimizes the appearance of imperfections while leaving skin with natural-looking radiance.

It’s light in texture, and I love drawing it on under my eyes and then using a damp blender to buff it into the skin. It sits beautifully with nearly all my foundations, whether it be full coverage or not.

Becca Ultimate Coverage Concealer.

This one is a mixed review from me. On the internet it says it is a richly pigmented, weightless concealer that completely covers dark circles, imperfections, redness, and hyper-pigmentation.

On one hand it works really well with a full coverage foundation, but with a more lightweight foundation it sits too heavily on the skin. It wears for a really long time as it says in the online Sephora description, but it does crease unless really well set with translucent powder.

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer.

I absolutely love this concealer. It is my go to everyday product. It’s affordable and you can literally colour in your under eye with the eraser top and blend it out with a sponge or a small brush.

It says online that this concealer is for dark circles and fine lines and will instantly create a radiant, refreshed looking eye area. Infused with goji berry and Haloxyl™. I don’t really know what the trade marked ingredient is, but I do know that the whole concealer product is a really good one.

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer.

Lush! Creamy, lightweight, full coverage and just gorgeous. I really enjoy the way this feels on the skin.

It says on Sephora that it is ideal for all skin types, Radiant Creamy Concealer is a multi-action formula that instantly masks imperfections, blurs the look of lines and wrinkles, and hides dark circles and signs of fatigue. It does every single thing it says and then some. This one gives my Tarte Shape Tape a run for its money.

Only con is that it does crease a little bit after a while and might need a touch up.

Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer.

Yep! I don’t think I need to tell you anything about this concealer. It’s awesome and amazing and is basically an airbrush in a tube.

It says online that it is Tarte’s best-selling, full-coverage, vegan, blendable concealer that instantly brightens, smooths & shapes skin. It does this perfectly. I have a few different shades of this product and use it most days.

The only con about this is the applicator is sometimes a little difficult to coat in product.

LA Girl Pro Concealer.

This one is OK if you are looking for an affordable easy wearing product. It says online that it is crease-resistant with opaque coverage in a creamy, yet lightweight texture. The long-wearing formula camouflages darkness under the eyes, redness and skin imperfections. These are big boasts for a $5 product and it mostly delivers.

It does crease after a while but it is opaque in coverage. It does camouflage dark circles to a point, but I don’t find it corrects redness and skin imperfections.

A good product for its price point.

So there you have it. 7 concealer’s at a variety of price points. Don’t forget, what might not work for me, will work for someone else. These are just my tried and tested honest reviews.

I would love to know what concealers you enjoy.

Have a great day!

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