In Singapore’s hot and humid weather, heavy makeup is never a good idea. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want a flawless complexion. These concealers are our go-to when we need to hide imperfections, like dark circles, fine lines and breakouts, but still want to look (and feel) like we have nothing on.
#1 Diorskin Forever Undercover Concealer, $60
This concealer instantly camouflages imperfections with just one stoke, and promises up to eight hours of budge-proof wear. Made with 25 per cent more pigments than the Forever Fluid Foundation, this concealer masks redness and flaws without feeling heavy.
#2 Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, $46
This universal concealer is specifically formulated to cover dark eye circles, discolouration and other imperfections. It leaves the eye area looking brighter, fresher so your face appears more youthful. Its creamy, long-wearing formula leaves skin feeling hydrated and is crease-resistant so it won’t settle into fine lines.
#3 NARS Soft Matte Complete Concealer, $46
Available in 16 shades, this concealer covers blemishes completely leaving behind an ultra-natural finish. The oil-free cream blurs out imperfections, smoothing out skin with a soft-focus effect.
#4 YSL Beaute All Hours Concealer, $55
Ideal for sensitives skin, this creamy liquid concealer gives 16 hours of buildable coverage t hide dark circles and all types of imperfection. The lightweight texture means you can build on the coverage with ease, without worrying about sliding or creasing.
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#5 Chanel Le Correcteur de Chanel, $55
The lightweight formula of the Chanel Le Correcteur de Chanel also has light-reflecting and colour-correcting properties to correct imperfections. Emollient ingredients leaves skin feeling hydrated, while brown seaweed extracts revive dull complexion and improve skin radiance. Its creamy texture melts into skin to form a veil that dries to a luminous matte finish.
#6 Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer SPF 25 PA++, $105
This lightweight stick concealer no only helps to hide flaws but also has a soft natural finish so that it looks as if you woke up with great skin. It has SPF25 PA+++ formula to help protect against sun damage, and even has antioxidants to fight premature ageing. The concealer has a unique Thin Fit Layer formulated to create a thin, even coat that covers blemishes completely, while feeling and looking natural on skin. A blend of the Smoothing & Adhering Oil and Speedy Dry Oil helps the concealer glide over skin easily, leaving a layer of powder for a semi-matte finish.
#7 Wander Beauty Dualist Matte and Illuminating Concealer, USD 26.20 from net a porter
This dual-ended concealer has complementing formulas that blend seamlessly into skin. It is infused with skin nourishing aloe vera extract, firming collagen and vitamin E to fight free radical damage. You can use the matte stick to cover blemishes, followed by the illuminating liquid to reawaken dull complexion.
Text: Moh Shuying, FEMALE / Additional reporting: Arissa Ha