Five best concealers

Beauty 100: Top picks that will hide unwanted blemishes and minimize skin imperfections

Laura Mercier Secret Concealer

We always want to put our best face forward and these concealers do the trick, providing exceptional coverage no matter what the conundrum. Here are the top five concealers to keep on hand:


Featherlight: Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, $30.

This feather-light concealer is ideal for eliminating dark circles and discolouration under and around the eye area as it won’t settle into your fine lines or wrinkles and create unattractive creasing.


Anti-Aging: CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Concealer, $15.

This sheer, creamy and anti-aging formulation provides excellent under-eye coverage that actually brightens and moisturizes your skin. Definitely a quick fix in mornings since it can be applied with your fingertips.


Easy touch-ups: Stila Brighten & Correct Concealer, $37.

For quick and easy touch-ups: you can hide unwanted blemishes by applying the brush in a stippling motion over top of them or brighten up your skin by simply swiping the soft bristles underneath your eyes.


Instant brightener: Smashbox Cosmetics High Definition Concealer, $22.

When eight hours of sleep is a pipe-dream, this instantly brightening concealer is your BFF. The product’s formula includes what the experts call: soft focus pearls to reflect light and minimize the appearance of fine lines, dark circles and imperfections.


Won’t budge: Benefit Erase Paste Concealer, $30.

Not just for under-eye application, you can wear this creamy concealer all over your face and it won’t budge, no matter what kind of a day you’re having. It also comes with handy-dandy, fully illustrated step-by-step instructions.

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