10 Best Concealers To Help You Fake Flawless Skin
Conceal, don't feel. Don't let your blemishes show!
(SPOT.ph) For those of us who aren’t blessed with perfect skin, there are few things worse than realizing you forgot your foundation at home—eep!—just as you’ve settled comfortably inside your Uber, your office cube, or wherever it is you do your makeup. Of course, there would be no reason to panic if you happen to be carrying a reliable concealer with you, the type that’s made to do more than spot-correct; it can also serve as a skin-perfecting alternative to your all-over base!
Missing this skin saver in your makeup kit? Don’t fret: We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite concealers that will help you fake flawlessness in a jiffy, even sans the foundation. Like true BFFs, these sticks, creams, and liquids will legit hide anything, so you can flaunt an immaculate face every single day. Who can say no to that?
Boi-ing Industrial Strength Concealer (P1,300) from Benefit
It’s not labeled “industrial strength” for nothing: This cult-favorite offers seriously pigmented coverage that stays put, allowing you to easily hide your deepest, darkest secrets (acne marks, especially!) with just a few taps of your finger. It comes in three shades.
Camouflage Cream (P299) from Catrice Cosmetics
Here’s something for budget-conscious babes: This drugstore find offers reliable and long-lasting coverage at a super friendly price! The silky cream blends seamlessly on skin for invisible correction and becomes waterproof when set with powder. Winner!
Ultra HD Concealer (P1,750) from Make Up For Ever
Formulated to create under-eye perfection, this has an Anti-Dark Circle Complex with Radiance Booster to reflect light and smoothen fine lines under the eyes, but can also be used to brighten the entire face. The tube makes for easy application—you only need a small dollop every time.
Clio Kill Cover Conceal-Dation SPF 45 (P1,650) from Club Clio
True to its name, this Korean must-have lets you score killer coverage and hydration with its high-quality pigments and 60% moisturizing serum. The result? A flawless, healthy-looking complexion that stays shine-free, clean, and bright all day. (It gets plus points for its built-in SPF 45.)
Creamy Radiant Concealer (P1,700) from NARS
This award-winning concealer is coveted by pros and newbies alike for its extra smooth liquid texture, while the wide range of shades allows you to contour, highlight, correct, and perfect with buildable coverage. The soft-tip applicator makes blending a breeze, too!
Professional Concealer Palette (P620) from NYX
A flawless base can be yours with this do-it-all palette, which carries six shades for all your skin-perfecting needs. Use the shades on their own or combine them to match your skin tone—they’re effective in neutralizing dark circles, hiding dark spots, and even accentuating your best features.
Acne Concealer (P269) from Celeteque
This offers more than just a superficial fix for your pesky acne: It contains salicylic acid to help treat pimples, as well as camellia sinensis extract to deliver anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory properties. Gotta love the pen format, too: The fine tip makes it easy to use even on the smallest blemish!
Zero Kuma Concealer (P795) from K-Palette
Think K-Palette only knows eye and brow makeup? Think again. The Japanese brand also wows with their heavy-duty cream concealer, which combines skincare properties (specifically plant extracts and amino acids) with a color-correcting formula that zaps skin imperfections fast. It’s water- and oil-resistant, too!
Creamy Concealer Kit (P2,200) from Bobbi Brown
This petite, best-selling compact carries a yellow-based creamy concealer to camouflage darkness especially under the eyes, and a pressed powder to set. Why we love it: The cream’s emollients and silica give a super smooth, soft-focus effect, you never have to worry about it settling into fine lines.
Stretch Concealer (P1,400) from Glossier
Its claim to fame: Unlike traditional concealers that set to a flat, dry, and obvious finish, this has elastic micro waxes that move and stretch with your face, allowing you to flaunt skin perfection that looks au naturel—as if you’re not wearing concealer at all! Also worth noting: It has avocado and jojoba oil to nourish skin for a fresh, dewy finish.