Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers

Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers
With summer coming to a close and early morning wakeup calls looming near, it's time to arm ourselves with concealer for impending dark circles of doom and raging stress-induced blemishes.
Finding a great concealer at the drugstore that brightens, conceals and stays put can seem almost like an urban myth to some. As a makeup junkie that has tried almost every concealer at the drugstore, I have narrowed down a list of my top five favorites. Not only are they all wonderful, but I even think that some of these rival high-end concealers I have tried.
Below I have included a swatch of each concealer. I also blended two layers of each concealer over a freckle on my hand so that you could see the color, coverage and consistency of each one.

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer 

Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in "Fair". Left: Swatch of concealer. Right: Concealer blended on freckle.
This concealer is light and creamy with a very buildable consistency. Although it is not as heavy as the other concealers shown below, it is very pigmented and so it covers under eye circles beautifully. It doesn't settle into fine lines or wrinkles. I highly recommend this if you are looking for a concealer with a natural skin-like appearance.
Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers
Revlon PhotoReady Concealer in "Fair". Left: Swatch of concealer. Right: Concealer blended on freckle.
This is one of my favorite concealers of all time. It has a gorgeous thick, rich texture without appearing cakey or fake on blemishes or underneath the eye area. The stick applicator is very easy to apply and great for quick makeup application or touch-ups. It is surprisingly buildable for its thick consistency. For an "awake" and highlighted effect, I will choose this in a very light shade to achieve the "Kim Kardashian" look.
Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touche Concealer in "Radiant". Left: Swatch of concealer. Right: Concealer blended on freckle.

This is hands-down the best concealer at the drugstore for dark under eye circles. It not only conceals wonderfully, but it brightens and corrects the under-eye area with its salmon-pink undertones. This is definitely a great dupe for other high-end brightening concealers like MAC Prep + Prime Concealer or YSL Touche Eclat. A must-have for those of you who don't get much sleep!

Rimmel Match Perfection Concealer

Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers
Rimmel Match Perfection Concealer in "Fair/Light". Left: Swatch of concealer. Right: Concealer blended on freckle.

This concealer is great if you suffer with a dry under-eye area. The formulation is extremely hydrating and gives the skin a healthy, dewy glow. If you prefer concealers that are more warm and yellow in undertone, then you will definitely love this. I just wish that Rimmel would come out with a wider color -range for this one!

Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer

Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers
Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer in "Fair". Left: Swatch of concealer. Right: Concealer blended on freckle.

Like the Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, this is also luxuriously light and airy feeling when applied underneath the eye area or on blemishes. It looks very natural and effortless looking on the skin and does a good job of brightening the area in which it is applied. Many bloggers and YouTubers absolutely rave over this one.

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