It's true that not all heroes wear capes, and one of them is the concealer. Temperamental skin motivated us to search high and low for the best concealers, leading us to several drugstore gems. In fact, we even found products that took our good skin days to the next level.
Ready? Then keep scrolling for our 2016 top picks!
Best drugstore concealers
We’ve tried our fair share of budget-friendly cover-ups, but only a few have passed the test of blemishes, dark circles, and the humid weather in the Philippines. That said, here are the ones who impressed us with their coverage, look, and price:
WEIGHTLESS COVERAGE: A medium coverage your skin will be comfortable in all day. No need to worry about creasing with this one!
Aritaum Full Cover Stick Concealer, P475, Beautymnl
FULL COVERAGE: A concealer you won't need to touch up. We recommend this for all-day acne coverage!
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Pink Sugar My Lil Secret Concealer, P349, SM Makati
BANG FOR YOUR BUCK: This small pot will hide your skin emergencies without the hefty price.
Catrice Camouflage Cream, P299, Watsons
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The Face Shop Face It Radiance Concealer Dual Veil, P400, SM Megamall
VERSATILITY AWARD: Conceal, correct, contour, and highlight with this six-piece multi-tasker!
NYX Concealer Palette, P620, SM Megamall
BRIGHTENING: The shades of this concealer are perfect for highlighting the undereyes. Think midday touch-ups!
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Etude House Big Cover Cushion Concealer, P678
Best high-end concealers
On the more luxurous spectrum, we look not only for good coverage but an impressive shade range and unique features and textures that we won’t find at the drugstore. Check out the formulas that ticked all those boxes for us below:
SHADE MASTER: Either you're looking for a color correcting shade or one that matches your skin, this line of concealers has a hue for you.
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Concealer, P1750, SM Megamall
TWO-IN-ONE: Blemishes can go full incognito with this cult beauty favorite.
Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage, P1750, Rustan's Makati
BUDGE-PROOF COVERAGE: It doesn't say "industrial strength" on the packaging for no reason.
Benefit Boi-ing Concealer, P1100, Greenbelt 5
OL' RELIABLE: A well-rounded concealer that never fails to deliver.
NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer, P1650, Central Square BGC