How to do with a short-wearing base makeup for oily skin? And how to do with so many flaws in your face, like dark circles, acnes, a sallow complexion, and etc.? A right concealer is the key to solve all above problems. But an unsuitable one? That will lead to fine lines and separation.
Portland makeup artist Analisa Marie said that people with oily skin need an oil-free concealer, which is waterproof and leaves you feel lightweight with a long-wearing makeup. For girls with oily skin, a weightless concealer with superior oil-controlling is the best, especially for those who live in tropical or subtropical, hot and humid regions and are going to put on makeup every day. Some products claim that they are not acne-causing, but this may not be true, even may clog pores. So, please be careful when deciding.
For oily skin, a long-lasting matte concealer with good bendability is better than a moisturizing one. If you are worried about closed acnes, an oil-free concealer is definitely your pick as it won’t clog pores and cause acne. Besides, you can pair it with suitable skincare and makeup products to achieve better results. For example, oil-control face washes, skin-tightening creams, moisturizers and base makeup products can hydrate and ensure a long-wearing makeup without any oil
So to find your pick, check out the ten concealers. We’ve compiled them for you after browsing thousands of users’ feedbacks, consulting experts’ recommendations and tests by our team numbers. Give them a try, we believe they will surprise you.View More
Although the facial concealing products of IT COSMETICS is not as well known as its eye concealing products, its coverage is much more effective. Bye Bye Breakout Full-Coverage Concealer, suitable for oily and acne-prone skin, combines the functions of acne clearing serum and concealer. The moisturizing product is easy to spread, giving a seamless finish and smoothing the lines on the skin. With medium to high concealing power, similar to URBAN DECAY, it can cover blemishes like dark spots, redness, acne mark, leaving a natural finish. With kaolin clay and witch hazel, this product can also suppress skin redness with anti-inflammatory effects. It is also good at oil-control, delivering a fresh feeling, suitable for oily skin. In addition, formulated with collagen and anti-aging peptides, Bye Bye Breakout Full-Coverage Concealer will keep your skin healthy if you use it for a long time. Besides, its packaging is small and lovely, easy to carry around. However, it is not very long-lasting and may melt down slightly after wearing makeup for a long time, so you’d better use some setting products.
Nars features in both professional and daily makeup, suitable for makeup beginners. Although there are not many concealing products under NARS, they are well-received. The mousse-texture, fine Soft Matte Complete Concealer is easy to spread, suitable for oily skin. It is excellent in coverage, to conceal most of the facial blemishes such as acne, acne marks, redness and dark spots very well. If you have serious facial blemishes, you’d better apply multiple layers to achieve a better concealing effect, without causing creasing or cakey. Besides, the oil-free and moisturizing product can blend well into the oil on the face after wearing makeup for a long time, giving a natural soft mist matte finish throughout the day. In addition, this product contains moisturizing ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and VC. However, although this concealer has many shades, it is not easy to choose a suitable one for light skin, because the concealed part may become dull, messing up the finish.
Suitable for oily skin, the cream-like and lightweight Hourglass Hidden Corrective Concealer is easy to spread. It will blend with oil on the face, leaving a natural finish. Its official website said: “creamy, weightless and moisturizing concealer that blends easily into the skin for an undetectable finish." However, some people with dry skin complained that it was not very moisturizing, causing dryness and creasing, so people with dry skin should use it with caution. With excellent concealing power, this product not only can even out skin tone and minimize the appearance of pores, but also can cover facial blemishes such as redness, pigmentation, dark circles and acne marks. The vitamin E-packed concealer can be used safely by sensitive skin, without artificial flavors and preservatives,. Besides, it comes in a rotatable tube, which is easy to carry.
L'Oreal Infallible Pro Glow Concealer, suitable for oily skin, is officially claimed that it can also be used as a highlighter or to outline the eyebrows and lips. The cream-like, lightweight and moisturizing concealer can be easily spread, leaving a natural, healthy and glossy finish. With good concealing power and staying power, this product can cover many facial blemishes such as dark circles, redness and spots, without melting down after wearing the makeup for a whole day. People with dry skin should better moisturize your skin before using, otherwise it may cause dryness and creasing. However, some people said that it may cause irritation around the eyes, and a slight tingling on the skin. In addition, formulated with a variety of preservatives and flavors, it should be used with caution for sensitive skin. Also, people who don’t like strong fragrance should purchase carefully!
MAYBELLINE Fit Me Liquid Concealer is one of Maybelline’s best-selling classic products. It is often called as the “cheap alternative” of Nars and Chanel because it’s brush head is similar to that of NARS and Chanel concealer. The moisturizing and lightweight Fit Me Liquid Concealer will give a clear and natural finish. Without flavors and acne-causing ingredients, this oil-free product is suitable for oily skin and acne-prone skin, leaving a fresh feeling. With a medium to high concealing power, it can cover most of the facial blemishes, such as acne marks, dark circles, redness, and fine lines. However, although it’s lightweight and seamless when first applied, the finish may cause cakey, settle into fine lines and enlarge pores later, and slightly melt down after four or five hours of wearing makeup. Therefore, you’d better use setting products to achieve a better finish. Also, this concealer comes in 18 shades to meet the different skin tones. Besides, it comes with a small brush head, which is convenient for using. The packaging is small and simple, easy to carry and convenient for touching up. Besides, this concealer is cost-effective.
The makeup products of MAKE UP FOREVER are not only fashionable, but also professional. The emulsion-like and slightly heavy Full Cover Concealer can blend into the skin if you apply several times with a small amount. It also has good bendability and concealing power. A small amount can cover most of the facial blemishes such as redness, freckles, dark circles, and acne marks, giving a natural finish. The official website said: “Full Cover Extreme Camouflage Cream is an ideal concealer for acne, tattoos, scars, beauty marks or birthmarks. A waterproof, matte finish stays put on the face and body."① This oil-free product is more suitable for oily skin, delivering a fresh feeling. However, some people complained that it is not very moisturizing. People with dry skin should better moisturize your skin before applying, otherwise it may cause dryness and creasing. Besides, you don’t need to worry about melting down even when swimming in summer because it is waterproof. Full Cover Concealer comes in a soft tube with a small top, which is hygienic and convenient to carry.
The lightweight and moisturizing GIORGIO ARMANI High Precision Retouch is suitable for all skin types, without causing dryness or settling into fine lines when used as an eye concealer. With good fluidity and bendability, it can be easily spread and a small amount can cover a large area of blemishes. With medium concealing power, this product can cover most of the facial blemishes, such as acne marks, redness, and lighter dark circles. For people with serious dark circles, it is recommended to apply multiple layers. However, some people complained that this concealer oxidized quickly, so you’d better use setting products and touch up in time. Formulated with vitamin E, light-reflecting pearls and other moisturizing ingredients, it can also brighten the skin. What’s more, its fine brush head is often praised, which is convenient to apply on every corner of the face and can accurately cover the flaws. However, this concealer has fewer choices in shades and may not meet the needs of people with different skin tones.
The official website claims that Juvia's Place I Am Magic Concealer is waterproof and sweat-resist, suitable for most of the skin types. This cream-like and moisturizing product has good bendability and a small amount can cover most of the facial blemishes. Also, it can blend well with the foundation, leaving a natural finish. However, some people with dry skin complained that this concealer will cause dryness and creasing, so it may be more suitable for oily skin. With a medium-to-high concealing power, it can cover most facial blemishes such as dark spots and dark circles. There are 24 shades in its official website, which is enough for you to find a suitable one. Note that this product contains flavors and a variety of preservatives. It is recommended that sensitive skin be tested for sensitivity before using. Generally speaking, this concealer is cost-effective with a large capacity and a lower price.
The formula of Milk Makeup features plant extracts. Without any harmful chemical additives, the products of Milk Makeup is suitable for most skin types including sensitive skin. With the help of technology and natural ingredients, Flex Concealer is suitable for oily skin. Although it contains essential oils and is moisturizing, some people complained that it caused dryness and creasing. Therefore, it is not recommended for people with dry skin, or you’d better have you skin well hydrated. With a medium concealing power, Flex Concealer can even out the skin tone and cover medium facial blemishes such as redness, acne marks, and dark circles. In addition, with a variety of the extracts of plants such as blue lotus and chamomile, it can moisturize and soothe the skin, and solve some problems such as redness and irritation, giving a natural finish.The product has over 90 near-perfect reviews, with one customer saying, "It never creases and sets down for all day wear, it's exceptional! Sort of similar to the Tarte Shape Tape, but not drying, so it's better!”However, with an average staying power, the finish may become lightly dull after 3-5 hours. You’d better use setting products and touch up in time. Flex Concealer has 24 shades, which is enough for you to find a suitable one.
CT launched three concealing products and Magic Away Concealer has the strongest concealing power. This moisturizing product is easy to spread, delivering a fresh feeling and a natural finish. The moisturizing concealer is suitable for most skin types, without causing dryness for dry skin after using. With medium concealing power, Magic Away Concealer can easily cover facial blemishes such as acne marks, light dark circles and redness. People with serious dark circles could apply multiple layers. Formulated with a variety of plant ingredients, it can nourish the skin and diminish fine lines and dark circles. Besides, the cute peach-like sponge tip of Magic Away Concealer can squeeze out excess concealer without waste. It is easy to use and carry out to touch up, but it is not very hygienic for the concealer may leave a little on the sponge head. What’ more, CT has launched more than 20 shades for different skin tones to meet the needs of most people.
One of its customers reviewed: “Best concealer in the world. It complements your skin beautifully giving you great coverage and highlight without being unnaturally bright. It’s a bit pricey but totally worth it. The only improvement would be packaging. I would love to see this in a pot or tube like package with removable applicator. I just recently purchased Kevin Aucions concealer and will be retuning it for my magic away.”
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