Finding a good concealer which works for Asian skin tones is like finding a needle in a haystack; impossible to find but a treasure worth digging for.
Not only is this product of holy grail status for many girls and makeup artists, it leaves an undetectable finish.
What if finding a good concealer wasn’t as difficult as you thought?
Many times we over complicate things by thinking we need to go to all the makeup counters, talk to all the beauty consultants, only to find ourselves feeling more confused than we were to begin with.
The easiest part to finding what is the best concealer for you is to do your own research. Which is why you’ve come to the right place! This article will help you find a perfect concealer that suits your Asian skin tone!
First and foremost, decipher what your needs are: do you have dark circles that you want to completely erase?
Do you want something which hydrates any pesky flakiness and doesn’t look cakey?
Or do you simply want something which you can quickly apply and rush out the house without having to worry about the concealer slipping and sliding off during the day?
Below is a list of tried and tested, DESIblitz approved concealers which will definitely aid you in your concealer finding struggles!
1. Mac Prolongwear Concealer (£17.00)
The Mac Prolongwear Concealer is a full coverage concealer which hides any dark circles and doesn’t settle in any fine lines.
With a range of pink and yellow undertones, you will most likely find a suitable match.
The consistency of this concealer is that of a liquid, but you need to work with it quite quickly, as once it sets you won’t be able to manoeuvre the product.
The best way to use this concealer is to pump the product once on the back of your hand.
Then, either with your finger or a brush, gently pat the concealer under your eyes and blend with your fingers.
The warmth of your fingers will aid in blending the concealer seamlessly under your eyes.
Alternatively, you could dab a Beauty Blender sponge over the designated area for a more natural finish.
2. Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer (£17.50)
The Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer is a medium to full coverage concealer.
It comes with an ultra-thin consistency, which can be buildable for one’s personal preference.
This is a recent launch from Urban Decay and one that has truly understood the terms ‘weightless’ and ‘naked’.
It looks completely undetectable on the skin and leaves the most natural finish, despite being able to be built to full coverage.
3. Nars Creamy Radiant Concealer (£22.00)
Nars is always jumping leaps and bounds in the ‘foundation/concealer game’.
With their previous hit foundations, Nars is a safe option as they always deliver.
Their ‘Creamy Radiant’ concealer does exactly what is says; it leaves a beautiful radiant look to your skin.
It is opaque enough to cancel any dark pigmentation around the eyes which a lot of us Desi girls seem to have.
They also have a great variety of shades available. However, be quick, as they sell out fast!
4. Maybelline ‘Fit Me’ Concealer (£5.99)
An alternative and even a dupe of the Nars concealer is the Maybelline ‘Fit Me’ Concealer.
Not only does it have similar packaging, it is also of similar consistency and pay off.
This concealer is quite runny which could suggest that it won’t provide enough coverage to disguise under eye circles.
However, the finish it does give is that of a fresh and healthy look, which is what we are all looking for.
The applicator also allows you to build more coverage and blends like a dream.
5. Bobbi Brown Corrector (£19.00)
Not exactly a concealer, but the Bobbi Brown Corrector can be used alone or with a concealer applied on top of the corrector.
This product is an absolute must have if you suffer from darker pigmentation under your eyes.
Applying a concealer on top of dark circles may not completely erase them.
By first applying a corrector which is of a peachy undertone, you can counteract any extreme pigmentation. It can be also used on any other parts of the face which are uneven in tone e.g. around the mouth.
Not only is this product of holy grail status for many girls and even makeup artists, it truly leaves an undetectable finish.
So there you have it. We are pretty sure that you can easily find a great concealer that works for your skin, and also leaves a natural finish.
But to get the most from your concealer, make sure you take care of your skin too.
Drink a lot of water to stay hydrated, and keep moisturised whenever your skin is feeling tight or dry.
Remember, makeup only looks great on healthy looking skin!
Images courtesy of Mac, Nars, Urban Decay, Maybelline, Bobbi Brown and L'Oreal Paris
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