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7 Lightweight Concealers You Can Wear Instead of Foundation

Get extra coverage with minimal effort!
7 Lightweight Concealers You Can Wear Instead of Foundation
IMAGE Loreal, NARS, Benefit
Get extra coverage with minimal effort!

We'll always love how foundation gives us an immaculate-looking slate, but we must admit that we've temporarily set it aside since the pandemic contained us at home. That said, when we're attending video meetings or running errands, we still want to hide any pesky blemishes and dark circles. This is where a concealer comes in handy! Not only does it feel lighter than a foundation, it also cuts our makeup routine in half with how easy it is to apply—a true life saver on lazy days and tight schedules.

For a quick, foolproof base, we recommend concealers that provide high coverage and a matte finish for a better grip. We found some lightweight, and non-cakey formulas for you to choose from below, so scroll ahead!

1. L'Oréal Infallible Full Wear Concealer

This concealer may be affordable, but it can provide supreme coverage that stays lightweight and non-greasy throughout the day. 


Infallible Full Wear Concealer, P450, L'ORÉAL, Lazada

2. Wet n' Wild Photo Focus Concealer

This concealer was tested in different lighting conditions to make sure it looks seamless in person and on camera. It's a wonderful pick for your video calls and meetings!

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Photo Focus Concealer, P399, WET N WILD, Beautymnl

3. Benefit Boi-ing Cakeless Concealer

This creamy concealer dries into a satin matte finish that looks polished yet natural. You'll also love how the formula resists caking and doesn't settle into fine lines.

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Boi-ing Cakeless Concealer, P1470, BENEFIT COSMETICS,

4. Too Faced Born This Way Super Coverage Multi-Use Concealer

If you prefer a balance between matte and dewy, this concealer from Too Faced has a creamy consistency that will provide high coverage without making your skin looking flat.

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Born This Way Super Coverage Multi-Use Concealer, P1850, TOO FACED,

5. Colourpop No Filter Concealer

Another matte concealer that gives a hint of luminosity, thanks to its formula that contains soft-blur pigments, which allow light to bounce naturally off your complexion.

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No Filter Concealer, P440, COLOURPOP, Beautymnl

6. MAC Pro Longwear Concealer

Aside from its long-lasting coverage, makeup artists (and we) adore this concealer for its pump packaging that prevents contamination and makes it easy to mix different shades.


Pro Longwear Concealer, P1400, MAC, TriNoma

7. Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer

This pot concealer has rich pigment that can cover even the toughest blemish. You can use it with a concealer brush for more coverage or blend it out with your ring finger if you're aiming for a barely-there look.


Soft Matte Complete Concealer, P1800, NARS, Glorietta 3

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