As if choosing the best type and shade of foundation isn’t difficult enough, we also have to choose the best type of concealer to go along with it, not to mention it also needs to be compatible with our skin. So today we’re here to give you a list of 6 best concealers of 2017 that actually work.
1. Too Faced Born This Way Naturally Radiant Concealer
Claims: Born This Way Naturally Radiant Concealer banishes the appearance of dark circles and imperfections while it blurs the look of lines and wrinkles. It’s infused with skin care benefits, including coconut water to replenish moisture levels, Alpine rose to brighten and boost radiance, and hyaluronic acid for a smoother, more youthful look. Creamy and comfortable, a proprietary blend of color correctors create the look of flawless skin. The result: a complexion that appears naturally radiant when applied over or under foundation—even when worn alone. -Sephora
Formula: Dewy finish.
Staying Power: more than 8 hours
Shades: around 10 available online ranging from fair to deep
Price: $28.00 at Sephora.com
2. NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer
Claims: 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. The botanical blend hydrates, firms, reduces redness, and strengthens the look of skin by helping its barrier retain moisture. Light-diffusing technology evens out the complexion so that skin appears fresh and natural with a radiant finish. It also delivers antioxidant protection to help shield skin against damaging free radicals.
The Mineral Tone Balancing Powder works to optically correct, not mask, imperfections. Unique powders even the skintone and provide invisible skin correction so skin that skin appears radiant, fresh, and natural. It’s infused with a Multi-Active Botanical Blend, which is loaded with magnolia bark extract, grape seed extract, and vitamin E to help hydrate, reduce the appearance of redness, and improve skin resilience by promoting moisture retention. Light-Diffusing Mineral Powder reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps even out skintone. –Sephora
Formula: Lightweight but pigmented enough. Creases a little under the eyes. Has a brightening effect.
Staying power: All day
Shades: 15 shades that cover almost all skin tones
Price: $30.00 at Sephora.com
3. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Dark Circle Treatment Concealer
Claims: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer instantly creates a radiant, refreshed looking eye area. Super concentrated formula with goji berry and haloxyl helps to erase the appearance of dark circles and fine lines, while visibly diminishing the appearance of puffiness around the eyes. -Ulta
Formula: Good coverage with some creasing.
Staying power: All day
Price: $8.99 on Ulta.com
4. Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer
Claims: Formulated with a skin-boosting blend of Cordyceps Mushroom, Indian Tree Root, and Bamboo Grass, Intensive Skin Serum Concealer helps to visibly reduce dark circles caused by aging and excess pigmentation. It re-energizes tired-looking skin and supports its natural repair process while boosting the skin’s moisture levels for a plumper, smoother, and more refreshed look. The weightless serum texture floats over skin and layers seamlessly over Bobbi Brown’s Intensive Skin Serum Corrector (sold separately). -Sephora.com
Formula: Medium coverage, not cakey.
Staying power: Needs setting powder to last the whole day.
Price: $42.00 on Sephora.com
5. Essence Pure Nude Concealer
Claims: The perfect on-the-go cover-up. -Essencemakeup.com
Formula: 6 hours
Shades: 3 or less, depending on availability
Price: $3.49 on Essencemakeup.com
6. Tarte Double Duty Shape Tape Contour Concealer
Formula: Sculpt and highlight as you mask imperfections with this 2-in-1 full coverage concealer. The hydrating, longwearing formula delivers natural, radiant coverage across all skin types so you can instantly brighten and cover acne, dark circles and redness while softening the look of pores and fine lines. Wear it 1-2 shades lighter or darker, and it works as a creamy highlighter or contouring stick with a lightweight, blendable formula and tapered wand applicator ideal for precise strobing and sculpting. Powered by Amazonian clay and conditioning mango seed and shea butters, the nutrient-rich concealer helps promote skin elasticity and illumination with each crease-free application. Apply it with the all-in-one Quickie Blending Sponge for a quick, complexion fix and flake-free finish anywhere.
Cruelty free, gluten free, vegan. -Ulta.com
Formula: All day
Price: $27.00 on Ulta.com
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