Concealer is the deciding factor of how flawless your skin will look. While foundations lay the base, you can’t rely on it for spots that need extra coverage. If you concentrate too much foundation on one area, chances are it will cake up and will highlight the imperfection even more.
So your concealer comes in handy, with its concentration of pigments that help the skin hide a few secrets. Plus, most concealers come with extra skincare ingredients that will make the problem go away permanently. There are a couple that zap zits, deal with dark under-eyes, and clarify red spots. Concealers don’t only cover these days, they heal as well. At this point, all you have to do is choose which one’s the perfect match.
1. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Concealer
Fine lines under your eyes are a dead giveaway for drying and aging skin. This cult classic from Maybelline is a life-saver. The easy twist up sponge tip allows for quick but gentle application. It also has a blend of goji berry and Haloxyl to create a brighter under-eye.
2. MAC Studio Perfecting Stick
This on-the-go stick is creamy but has quite the staying power. Available in 16 shades, it won’t be much of a hassle to find the one suited for your skin tone. It’s also quite the trooper since it is waterproof, long-wearing, yet non-drying and non-acnegenic.
3. Bobbi Brown Instant Full Cover Concealer
If you need something a little thick especially for stubborn spots around the face, this is the one for you. It’s not going to be uncomfortable though as the thickness means you just need a little amount to cover even the darkest spots. Best used with a wet makeup sponge or blender!
4. Clinique Acne Solutions Clearing Concealer
Tagged as a product that “conceals as it heals,” this is a life-saver when you get those breakouts. Make sure to blend this well as it also has a green tint to cancel out the redness of your pimples.
5. L’Oreal True Match Concealer
One of the most popular concealers, its claim to fame is it blendability. You don’t need to be an expert to be able to work with this concealer. It’s also light on the skin but unforgiving towards blemishes with its medium to full coverage power.