Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


Do you use one concealer for everything? Or do you use multiple concealers, depending on the area?

Temptalia's AnswerI use one most of the time, but sometimes I’ll use one for under the eyes and another for blemishes!

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35 thoughts on “Do you use one concealer for everything?

  1. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    I have several, but rarely use any. However,I do have some I use specifically for undereye, which tend to be very creamy, and not well-pigmented (I mainly use them to add moisture). I also have some to use for blemishes, and those tend to be drier, or contain a “treatment” ingredient I don’t want near my eyes, and are pigmented.

  2. I always use a different one for the under eyes (either Clinique’s airbrush or LM secret concealer) and for any blemish I want to conceal (LM secret camouflage).

  3. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Julieta julieta

    Mostly i’ll use one for under the eyes, around the nose and on any redness (usually esteĆ© lauder double wear concealer)
    and then just a tiny bit of a brightening one like Benefit erase paste on fair under the eyes and on the browbone

  4. I have a slightly peachy one for under my eyes (NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Honey) and one that disappears on my skin for spots (NARS Concealer Stick in Custard). Wouldn’t say I have found my “HGs” yet, but they will do for the moment.

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ellen Ellen

    I use Cle de Peau for blemishes but I normally use Armani Maestro for undereye circles!

  6. Esmeralda L

    I don’t really use concealer. I do have 4 different ones, but I just can’t seem to get how to use them.

  7. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kat Kat

    I tend to use a more highlighting concealer under the eyes, on my chin and to cover redness around my nose. For blemishes I use a non highlighting, creamy formula to cover without over drying them.
    When my under eyes are really bad, I will use a yellow based concealer, followed by the highlighting one.
    I don’t usually wear foundation all over my face, as I find using concealer like this does a good enough job.

  8. fatma naqi

    i use one for under eye,, andi dnt put anything on the blemish coz i dnt know which concelor is good.
    what do u use for blemish ??

  9. Yes, I do. I am well past having blemishes but I do have some broken capillaries to cover, as well as dark under-eye circles and I use the same concealer for both. I have 3 or 4 concealers that I use (depending on my mood) but whichever one I grab is the one I use for everything.

  10. Astrild

    I usually use different concealers, a creamy one to cover blemishes and a liquid one to my dark circles.

  11. Danielle

    For a while after my skin got better I used Estee Lauder double wear for concealer on blemishes, acne scars, and under my eyes. But I noticed that the yellow tones in the foundation were making my under eyes look kind of grey, so I started using Maybelline’s Dream Lumi undereye highlighting pen. It’s a beautiful brightening concealer with nice peachy/salmon undertones that is also lightweight and easy to use.

    Though I don’t recommend painting it on and the dabbing, because it dries so quickly that it still looks a bit streaky. I twist product out, put it onto the back of my hand and dab it with my finger.

  12. Gladys Lam

    I use multiple for my horrible under-eye area, MAC highlighter pen and MAC concealer/ OCC concealer.

    Christine, may I ask if you are still using the OCC? I like it for its high pigmentation, but I don’t know if I am wrong to think OCC’s concealer darkens in color gradually and very obviously.

  13. Not anymore. I was using one concealer for a long time, but over the summer I noticed that my concealer was great for under my eyes, but on blemishes it kept going orange. So now I use a different concealer for blemishes and it is working out much better!

  14. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Daniela Daniela

    I have one concealer (MAC Pro Longwear concealer) and I use it under my eyes, on my blemishes and as an eyeshadow primer!

  15. joyce

    I definitely need at least two! My face is oily but my undereyes are dry and I have dark circles. Putting my face concealer under my eyes looks really ashy and obvious.

    For my face, I use stila cover-up stick. Too bad this was discontinued, so I’ll need to find a replacement once my stash is used up. For eyes, I use Bobbi Brown corrector, then YSL Touche Eclat to brighten.

  16. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jerrilyn Jan

    One set, yes. It’s a recent stash discovery from a Sheer Cover kit that had been given to me as a gift. The concealer is very creamy and the two colors makes it perfect for all my needs. I don’t know why I hadn’t tried it b4 as I was just about out of my others. But it’s awesome and I hope it’s available separately.

  17. I have a few, the ones I’ve been using most lately are MAC Prolongwear around my eyes and nose and I also use it as a concealer “primer” over scars/blemishes. Because it’s still hot where I live the extra staying power helps keep any creamier concealer in place for longer. The one I’ve been using is UD 24/7 concealer pencil. I also use Maybelline Instant Age Rewind on the inner & outer corners of my eyes for brightening.

  18. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Maddie Maddie

    I own two concealers, a considerably lighter one for under the eyes, and a skin tone one for blemishes. However I find myself not using it. Instead I dab some extra foundation and blend. That usually looks just as fine. I need to make use of that MAC PLW concealer… If only it were lighter! The MAC associate sold me the wrong colorant I discarded the box so I can’t exchange it… Sad.

  19. I own three but use two.
    I use LM Secret Camouflage for blemishes and I use NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer or Fresh Supernova (discontinued, but I love it) for under and around eye circles, and around my nose area.

  20. Multiple concealers/correctors depending on area. In current rotation:

    Dermablend concealer, Cle de Peau concealer, MUD corrector palette, Eve Pearl salmon concealer

  21. I use MAC Studio Finish concealer on everything! If you use a fluffy brush for under the eye area it doesn’t get cake-y. For blemishes I pat it on and then blend the edges. I love it!

  22. I have one colour corrector in peach, once full coverage concealer for the under eyes, and one stick concealer for blemishes/touch ups.

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Patricia patsyann

    I have dreadful blue/purple under eye dark circles that get noticeably worse when I don’t get enough sleep. I have cycled through so many concealers: high end, low end and in between end. Now I have found my HG and it is the Eve Pearl salmon colored concealer in light. It is a bit too peachy colored for anything on the rest of my face so I usually just rely on a good coverage foundation for the redness and rosacea. If I need to cover something specific on my face I will dig out my Ben Nye concealer wheel in SK-100. The list of ingredients in this product is a bit scary so I try not to reach for it unless I am desperate. I can get flushing rosacea from time to time, so yes, I do get desperate.

  24. MAC prolongwear for under eyes & studio finish for blemishes

  25. Mimi

    Chanel in the tube with a wand like lipgloss. It’s wonderfully creamy and doesn’t settle in little wrinkles.

  26. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of panunee tokyogirl

    Sometimes.
    If my undereye darkness is not too bad, I use my drugstore undereye brighteners, Garnier’s or Maybelline’s. But when I seriously lack of sleep, I love MAC’s Pro Longwear concealer.
    For blemishes, I can use either MAC’s Pro Longwear concealer or MUFE Full cover concealer for more coverage

  27. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Margot mkdallas

    I used to use several different ones, but the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer pretty much does it all for me these days. One thing that has helped is I got a very good concealer brush at Sephora (their Pro Blending Brush #27) after reading about it on the Muse’s blog and it has changed my life!

  28. I very seldom use concealer for my face. unless I get a pimple or res spots on my face. but not on a daily basis.

  29. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ann Ann

    I have a concealer wheel from Ben Nye and I love it. I don’t use one concealer for everything but I tend to only use peachy colored concealers for my undereye area and that’s it. I find putting concealer on imperfections brings attention to that area on my face. Maybe I’m just weird :-P

  30. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Veronica Veronica

    Nope! I am a concealer junkie. I have good skin, so sometimes a touch of concealer here and there is all I need for a day.

    For under eyes, I’m currently using Benefit Lemon Aid concealer to brighten and diffuse the darkness underneath. Around the mouth and nose where I get some redness, I like to use MAC Studio Finish concealer. Bobbi Brown concealer/corrector is great for covering up blemishes; I like it for undereye circles, as well, but it unfortunately creases on me in that area, requiring care with application. L’Oreal True Match and Maybelline FITMe concealer are my go-to liquid concealers that I use from touching up my cheeks or lid area – I also like L’Oreal Magic Lumi pen to highlight my browbone area. Palladio’s cream stick concealer is also a favorite to toss into purses for a quick touch-up on the go.

  31. It really depends. Lately I’ve been experimenting with cream foundation so I’m not using concealer anymore.

    But most of the time I only use concealer on my eyes and I apply a second layer of foundation on red areas.

  32. Nope! I have a liquid concealer for under eyes and canceling out redness, a cover stick for redness and some acne, and then Benefit’s Erase Paste for really bad acne.

  33. Anita

    I use one for everything….

  34. J Gabrielle

    I have multiple undereye concealers that I layer up to cover up my panda-like dark circles. :) I generally use benefit Erase Paste in Medium with bareMinerals Summer Bisque to set. However, since this does not match my skin tone at all (it’s really peachy and much lighter than my skin), I also love Physician’s Formula super BB concealer in Medium/Deep for the redness on my face.