Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Rant & Rave

Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about… CONCEALER PENCILS!

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11 thoughts on “Rant & Rave: Concealer Pencils

  1. I find them too dry for my eye area.

  2. Michelle

    I just recently re-discovered my old Prescriptives Magic concealer pencil (not the highlighting one). It was one of their pencils that had the space for a connector cap on the end. I’ve been struggling with cysts (caused by steriod injections) on my cheek (and the subsequent hyper-pigmentation from them) for the past 7 months. Only when I started using this concealer was the pigmentation actually covered, and it lasts! For NYE I layered the pencil over (and under actually) Chanel Teint Innocence liquid and lightly powdered over it. No sign of the hyper-pigmentation until I removed the mu!

    I wouldn’t use this on my under-eye circles, my Bobbi Brown eye brightener under the TI is enough – and certainly kinder to the thinner skin there.

    Now I just need to find an adequate replacement for it!! Any suggestions?

  3. Kathleen

    I like concealer pencils not as under eye concealer but as concealing occasional “bleeding” around my lipstick when I am out all night. Doesn’t matter if I use a ton of lip prep and prime, my MAC Lipstick in Cyber bleeds after awhile so it’s always nice to have a concealing pencil to cover the places where my makeup is ruined.

  4. Virginia

    I think what’s bad about concealer pencils is that you waste an awful lot of product through sharpening. I also find them difficult to blend, because they’re so dry.

  5. Sharonda

    I don’t use the pencil.I don’t like using anything pencil at all because it tugs my skin.

  6. have not tried ever…but would like to try…any recommendations??

  7. nikki

    to chalky!

  8. MYXA

    Hmm… these are probably stupid questions, but:
    What is a concealer pencil? Is it a product like Touch Eclat by Estee Lauder (I think)? Why would you need one in addition to a concealer like Select Cover-up?

  9. Jess

    I love the concept of concealer pencils but they’re all so DRY! And most are too opaque to use for anything other than covering pimples. If they made a more emollient, sheer pencil that would be great. I am NOT a fan of concealer pens so a new formula of pencil would be perfect!

    One more thing, it would HAVE to be an automatic sharpener/twist up one because I hate having to carry a separate sharpener. It also wastes product as another commenter stated.

  10. I find them to be too dry and difficult to blend, so definitely not my first choice of concealed type. I also have found that other types (liquid, cream, etc.) usually come in a wider range of colors.

  11. Vee

    I’m completely indifferent. To me, it’s just another approach to the product. Not my first choice, though!