Top 10 Best Affordable & High End Concealers in India For Oily & Dry Skin
Concealers are an essential part of base makeup especially if you have problematic skin. Be it dark circles, acne or pigmentation, a concealer is your best friend for covering all skin concerns. On the days you feel like skipping foundation, just dab some concealer on, use a compact powder and you’re good to go. We girls at HBM, don’t have the time to make concealers work or build up their coverage, either they are good or they go straight to the bin. And if you too feel the same way then this one’s for you. Here are the top picks as the 10 Best High Coverage Concealers in India with both high end and budget friendly options!
1) Kryolan Derma Color Camouflage Crème – Price: Rs 350 for 4g
Almost every makeup artist in India uses Kryolan Derma Color range. It has high coverage and is a versatile product which can be used both as a concealer or all over the face as a foundation. The shade range is extensive and comes in almost every shade and undertone. It is best suited for oily skin but with a properly primed and moisturized skin, even dry skin can use this comfortably. The thick consistency is warmed up and used with patting motion and once set with a powder, it will last the entire day. The Kryolan concealer is ideal for flash photography and bridal makeup. With this price tag and quality, it is the best affordable concealer in India and tops our list!
10 Best Concealers in India For Oily & Dry Skin: High End Options!
2) MAC Pro Longwear Concealer – Price: Rs 1900 for 9ml
if you truly want to invest in a concealer with high coverage and effortless blending, this is the one for you. Mac Pro Longwear Concealer comes in a variety of shades and undertones to choose from. It has a fluid like consistency and provides high coverage, which conceals dark circles and pigmentation beautifully. Once blended, it gives a smooth and natural finish and stays put for a long time without settling into fine lines or creasing. Although you need to set it with a powder, this MAC Concealer is extremely long wearing and requires a very little amount. It is one of the best high end concealers in India, you just need to be a bit careful while handling the glass bottle.
3) Clinique Even Better Concealer – Price: Rs 1600 for 3.5g
One of the top selling high coverage concealers in India, this Clinique concealer is great at concealing dark circles, blemishes around the mouth and acne scars. It comes in a thick glass tub with silver screw on cap. The concealer has a thick creamy texture and is best applied with fingers as it warms up the product. A simple patting method works the best with this one and it easily cancels out pigmentation, giving an amazing brighter look. It does not settle into fine lines and looks flawless after blending. This is now available in a tube form in India which is just as good.
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4) Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Flawless Wear Concealer – Price: Rs 2100 for 7ml
This is one of the most raved about high end and high coverage concealer by every beauty blogger in the west. It has an exquisite gold packaging which looks luxurious! The consistency is somewhat medium and the product applies and blends effortlessly on the skin. The finish is semi-matte but doesn’t look dry or settle into fine lines. The Estee Lauder Concealer is extremely long lasting and brightens up the under eye area for a glowing and natural look. The products is waterproof and is the best high end concealer which is total holy grail material.
5) Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit – Price: Rs 2800 for 1.7g
This Bobbi Brown concealer kit is one innovative product which contains a cream concealer and a setting powder. It is available in 12 shades to choose from and you’ll most definitely find a close match. The concealer has a creamy and soft consistency that blends like a dream. When used together with the setting powder, it provides a full coverage and also brightens up the area. It also helps maintain the skin’s moisture levels for a smooth, virtually crease free look. It is extremely long wearing for around 8-9hours. This is the top concealer for dry skin in India.
6) MAC Studio Finish Concealer – Price: Rs 1700 for 7g
One of the best selling MAC concealers, this cream concealer comes in a small round pot with sturdy flip open lid. The concealer is in the form of thick creamy base which provides high coverage especially under the eyes even without the help of a color corrector. Once set with powder, it does not settles into fine lines nor looks streaky. The waterproof formula is long lasting and stays put for a solid 6-8 hours. You can also buy the MAC Studio Conceal & Correct Palette (Price: Rs 3,350) which contains 6 shades and is ideal for color correcting, concealing, contouring and highlighting. It is the best high coverage concealer for dark circles in India.
Top 10 Affordable & Budget Friendly Concealer in India For Dark Circles & Acne Marks
7) Revlon Photo Ready Insta-Fix Make Up SPF 20: Price Rs 1325 for 6.8g
The Photoready range by Revlon is a truly remarkable line for high coverage products. Sadly, the Photoready concealer isn’t easily available in India but the Insta Fix Makeup Stick works just as well. We’ll be honest, it does not provide the best coverage or comes in a host of shades, but if you’re looking for a natural finish for daily wear, then this is your best bet. It is a stick concealer + foundation with a soft and blendable texture that gives a beautiful natural-looking medium coverage. It gives a semi-matte finish but needs to be set with a compact powder if you have oily skin. It is enriched with SPF 20 and photographs well. One of the best daily wear concealers available in India.
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8) L’Oréal Paris True Match Concealer – Price: Rs 945 for 5.2 ml
This True Match Concealer comes in only 3 three shades but with warm undertones that suit the Indian complexion. It comes with a wand applicator that makes it easy to apply and spread the product. The lightweight texture is very easy to blend and is perfect for beginners as the application is fool proof. It settles down to a soft finish and needs to be set with powder. The concealer comes with skin brightening ingredients which help reduce redness and uneven skin tone. The coverage is medium but over a good color corrector, it gives a flawless full coverage yet looks very natural. The best affordable and drugstore concealer in India.
9) Inglot AMC Cream Concealer – Rs 850 for 5.5 gm
Inglot is very much comparable to MAC in terms of quality barring the hefty price tag. The AMC Cream Concealer from Inglot comes in a small round pot packaging. The consistency is creamy and blends like butter on the skin. It is best applied with a brush. Rich in vitamin A and E, it hydrates the skin well. The Inglot concealer has a dewy finish hence one needs to set this with a good powder to prevent it from creasing. It has a medium to buildable finish and doesn’t look cakey at all. The product is completely paraben free and comes in various shades and also as color correctors like green and salmon. The best budget friendly concealer for dry skin.
10) Colorbar Full Cover Makeup Stick– Price: Rs 675 for 9 gm
This is particularly a foundation stick which can be easily used as a concealer. The texture is of a pan stick and it is best to use fingers to apply it. Once applied, it easy to to blend with a sponge like the RT Miracle Complexion Sponge or with fingers. The Colorbar concealer settles down in a dry matte finish making it perfect for the Indian summers. It doesn’t accentuate fine lines but you need to use it with a light hand. The concealer gives a medium to buildable coverage. The only downside is the limited shade selection but if you happen to find a shade match, this is surely a great affordable concealer for oily skin in India.
So these were the Top 10 concealers in India for dark circles, pigmentation and acne. Do let us know your favorite high coverage concealers below 🙂