Best Concealers According to Makeup Artists

  • 19 Nov - 25 Nov, 2022
  • Mag The Weekly
  • Beauty

Whether you’re looking to cover up dark circles or a breakout that appeared overnight, a concealer is the makeup product you should always keep at the ready. The best concealers neutralise hyperpigmentation, conceal blemishes, and brighten the area underneath your eyes. This may sound like an easy task, but actually choosing the perfect concealer can be a tricky feat. There are so many factors to take into consideration: Is the formula long-wearing? Does it actually brighten, hide blemishes, and colour-correct? While there are a ton of options to choose from that promise to check off all your boxes, you should consider a few things ahead of making this very important purchase. Make sure when choosing your concealer that it has the right texture The concealer should be creamy and easy to apply. Some formulas are meant to stay on all day, whereas others are made with SPF to protect your skin from sun damage. Below, we’ve gathered some of the best concealers that experts always have on hand to hide any imperfections.

Tarte Shape Tape Concealer

A favourite of makeup artists, Tarte’s Shape Tape is one of the best concealers out there if you’re looking for maximum coverage with a blendable finish. “The coverage with this concealer is insane,” says Bruce Grayson, a celebrity makeup artist.

Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer

This splurge-worthy concealer is a cult favourite of makeup artists for a reason: “It’s magical,” says Sarnelle. “It’s creamy with a full coverage that covers dark circles expertly without caking.”

Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage Correct and Brighten Concealer Duo Stick

Want next-level blemish coverage? This concealer is an expert. Composed of a duo of two formulations, it effortlessly smoothes textured skin and blemishes with a seamless matte finish. This duo feels light and isn’t cakey. It’s also great for on the go as its hydrating, and easy to blend.

Bobbi Brown Instant Full Cover Concealer

In just one swipe, this Bobbi Brown concealer covers even the stubborn zits without feeling like anything is on your skin. It also creates a smooth, creaseless canvas underneath your foundation that’ll stay all day long due to its water, sweat, and humidity-resistant formula.

Dior Forever Skin Correct Concealer

According to Sarnelle, this concealer looks great and seamlessly blends out. “It gives a smooth texture, long-lasting full coverage, and a seamless finish,” she says. “It does not cake, which is why it gives great coverage for blemishes and dark circles.”

L'Oréal Paris Infallible Matte Concealer

If you’re looking for a fully waterproof option, you shouldn’t sleep on this pick from L’Oréal. It provides maximum coverage on under eye circles, blemishes, acne scars, and discoloration with just one stroke. Plus, it can also be used as a highlighter or a contour wand, depending on what shade you select.

Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Longwear Liquid Concealer

For a concealer with the largest shade range, opt for this option from Fenty Beauty. Aside from 50 different shades, it also has a stellar formula that’s long-wearing, lightweight, brightening, and fabulous at hiding blemishes.

Pat McGrath Labs Sublime Perfection Concealer

Pat McGrath has long created flawless makeup looks, her makeup line is absolute perfection – and this concealer is no exception. With a lightweight formula, full coverage, and a natural radiant-matte finish, it’ll brighten under the eyes while hiding the appearance of blemishes.

Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Face and Under-Eye Concealer

Grayson dubs this concealer as his go-to long-wear concealer. “It provides hydration, a radiant finish, and comes in so many shades to make the transition from under eyes to face foundation effortless.