Concealer is like a little tube of magic with its ability to cover spots, conceal fine lines and even disguise the tell-tale signs of a late night. Sarah Simpson helps you find the perfect choice of concealer for you.
I have dark spots and would like to be able to cover them effectively.
Look for a blendable concealer which offers a good coverage and has a peachy hue to counteract the darker pigment.
I have very fine lines around my eyes and want to cover them up.
An anti-ageing formula will not only conceal but also fill fine lines, while a combo of vitamins works to help brighten dark areas.
I have broken capillaries and need something to hide them.
A concealer with a light hint of gold will work to lighten the area and disguise redness.
I don’t like to wear a lot of makeup so need a concealer that is super-light and blendable.
There are plenty of concealers which have a lighter consistency. Experiment with formulations at a cosmetic counter to find the lightest option.
I love my mineral makeup and would like to continue that through to my concealer.
Mineral formulas are not only kinder to your complexion, but will blend in seamlessly.
I am after a concealer which isn’t fiddly and is quick to apply.
For a low-fuss application, look at investing in a wind-out concealer tube. They can go everywhere with you.
I am time-poor and need my concealer to last the distance.
Long-wearing concealers have a thicker consistency that wears well and contain long-wearing technology.
I am after a soothing concealer to help with my acne.
A natural-based formulation with traces of tea tree is the perfect choice. These heal spots and provide cover.
I like concealers that cut out some of my skincare regimen.
Choose a concealer which also contains a primer. This knocks out a step, and the silicones in the primer ensure a super-smooth application.
I like my concealer to give a luminous finish.
These will contain light-reflecting pigments which lighten and brighten darker areas.
I have scarring and would like a concealer to help banish any signs of it.
To help cover scarring, you will be looking for a concealer which has a thicker consistency and texture.
The only area I feel I need to conceal is under my eyes.
There are plenty of concealers for the eyes that focus on disguising darkness and also targeting fine lines. They’re also great primers for eye makeup.
I need my concealer to have anti-ageing benefits.
Anti-ageing concealers are plentiful on beauty counters. These often combine the benefits of age-reversing skincare with the ability to camouflage colour