Back to Basics: Types of Concealers and what they’re good for! (Part 1)

Concealer! What about them eh?

Some love it, some hate it and some can’t even live without it
Just like me!
I love my complexion products!


We need to know how many types of concealer are there!
Knowledge is power!
Remember that ladies and gents
Unless you’re born with supernatural strength of course!

Currently there are 5 types of concealer:

Stick concealer

  • Great for blemishes and acne
  • Usually has full coverage
  • Most are formulated for oily to combination skin and normal skin
  • Stays on the skin longest
  • Easy to carry around
  • Drier texture compared to other formulas
  • Not suited for people with dry skin
  • Needs more effort to blend into the skin

My pick:
L’Oreal True Match Concealer

Cream concealer

  • Coverage depends on formulation of product
  • Stays on the skin quite long
  • Generally has medium to full coverage
  • Most skin types will be able to use this kind of product
  • Easy to carry around
  • Easy to blend

My pick:
COVO Cosmetics HD Picturesque Concealer

Liquid concealer

  • Great for the under eye area
  • Coverage is generally light to medium
  • Three types of packaging:
  1. Doe foot wand
  2. Click style pen
  3. Squeeze tube
  • Easy to carry around
  • Suitable for drier skin and combination skin
  • Very easy to blend
  • Lightweight on the skin
  • Stays on the skin for about 5 hours

My pick:
Maybelline Pure Mineral Healthy Natural Concealer

Stay Tuned for part two!

That’s all for today.


Evan Chang

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