Everybody wants to achieve a flawless complexion, but there are times when our skin just won't cooperate. That's where your trusty concealer comes in and saves the day. Dark under eyes, pimple scars, and other imperfections can be successfully covered up with a good concealer especially designed for Asian skin (and Asian weather) as well as particular needs. Looking to try a new one? We've rounded up 10 of the best concealers for Asian skin that are resilient against Singapore weather — no budging here — depending on your skin woe.
Dark Under Eye Circles
Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer
You can easily get dark undereye circles but they're oh, so hard to banish. They can be due to allergy, hereditary predisposition or evidence of late-night shenanigans. No matter the reason for our eye bags, we can agree that they can look unsightly. What we need to look for in an undereye concealer is something with a creamy texture to keep the skin around our eyes hydrated but at the same time doesn't crease or fade away. The Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer meets all these criteria; plus, the longevity of this formula is amazing. Panda eyes no more!
Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Brightening Concealer
A little goes a long way with the Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Brightening Concealer. It is a lightweight, hydrating concealer that promises to be cake-free and not settle in fine lines — perfect for brightening your undereye area. It has a medium to full coverage to help correct the blue tinge of dark circles and contains a botanical blend of lotus, gardenia, and white water lily extract to soothe, calm, and nourish your delicate eye area. As a plus, this concealer also claims to be sweat-resistant.
Uneven Skin Tone and Fine Lines
Benefit Boi-ing Cakeless Concealer
Looking for long-wearing, waterproof coverage? Check out the Benefit Boi-ing Cakeless Concealer that promises to effectively hide fine lines and any uneven tones in the skin without caking on or crusting into the fine lines.
Tom Ford Beauty Shade And Illuminate Concealer
When it comes to dealing with fine lines, you can't go wrong with a concealer that contains skin-caring ingredients. The Tom Ford Beauty Shade And Illuminate Concealer, in particular, contains hyaluronic acid to help moisturise and smooth any fine lines. It's a great concealer for Asian skin since it has a buildable and waterproof formula, which can hold up to sweat and humidity.
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer
We all know that the struggle does not end when our pimple dries up. It usually leaves a souvenir for us; the dreaded pimple scars that take more time to erase than the pimple itself. For this, you need a light concealer that can target the scar precisely. You'll find that Maybelline's Fit Me Concealer works best for pimple scars as it dispenses the right amount to cover an area. Its matte finish is perfect for scars as opposed to a luminous concealer, which will only highlight the blemishes.
Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Concealer
The Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Concealer, true to its name, is a great vegan spot concealer to cover and blend away any visible acne scars. Its soft matte formula is less heavy-duty than full-on matte concealers. However, it is still long-wearing and creaseproof so you don't have to worry about it fading away within an hour. Just dab a bit on your dark spots and blend away with your fingertip or a small blending brush to even out your complexion.
Tarte Shape Tape Concealer
For that pesky acne, you'll want a heavy-duty concealer that's proven to have full coverage. Try Tarte's Shape Tape Concealer to hide those red acne bumps. You won't experience any flaking as this formula will seamlessly blend onto your skin, making you look like you're not wearing any concealer at all.
One/Size Turn Up The Base Butter Silk Concealer
The One/Size Turn Up The Base Butter Silk Concealer is another pimple-blurring, budge-proof concealer for Asian skin you can turn to. Its waterproof, non-creasing formula promises to last up to 12 hours of wear. It has a soft matte texture — key for spot concealing — and medium-to-full coverage. It also has a lot of skin-caring ingredients: caffeine to depuff skin, avocado and mango butters to hydrate and smooth skin, and a peptide blend to improve skin texture.
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Correcting Cream
Redness on the skin is tricky to manage and hard to conceal. Usually, putting too much concealer will make it look cakey and anything less just won't make the cut. But by using the IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Correcting Cream, the redness in all areas will be evenly concealed, resulting in a natural finish.
Dior Forever Skin Correct Concealer
Skin redness can also be an indicator that you have sensitive skin. If that's the case, then you must look for a formula that is non-comedogenic, derm-tested, and has skin-caring benefits. The Dior Forever Skin Correct Concealer is skincare in concealer form, as it contains wild pansy extract to smooth and moisturise your skin while offering enough coverage to hide visible redness. The result: a skin-line finish that lasts for hours.
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