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Thursday, November 28, 2013

NARS Creamy Concealer Review

NARS Creamy Concealer

NARS Creamy Concealer
NARS Creamy Concealer
NARS Creamy Concealer
NARS Creamy Concealer

I'm going to be brutally honest and say since discovering the likes of Make Up Forever Full Coverage Concealer and Kat Von D's Lock It Tattoo Concealer very few others have impressed me. Well that was until I finally coughed up the cash and purchased NARS Creamy Concealer it truly is all I want in a concealer and more. 

Before I get into the nitty gritty of the review I want to quickly glaze over the packaging style,an elongated tube which is transparent and with a silicone coated black lid that contains a doe foot foam applicator. It is nothing fancy and will most likely remind you off a typical lip gloss offering. The applicator allows you to quickly and easily apply the creamy concealer as well as spreading it to larger areas of the skin without pulling at the skin - very important when the eye area is concerned. I also like that the tube is transparent as you can see at a glance when you are running low.

Now on to the concealer itself which has to be commended on its shade range alone which comes in 10 shades meaning practically all skin tones are catered for. At the moment I am using the shade Custard (medium 1) which is a great match for my winter skin tone, it is light enough to highlight my under eye circles yet also adequate enough in shade depth to cater to any pesky blemishes. NARS Creamy Concealer is also one of the few formulations that doesn't oxidise on my oily skin which is fairly rare. If you struggle finding a good colour match in terms of concealer for whatever reason I do recommend heading to your local counter as I couldn't be more satisfied in that aspect.

Having oily skin I don't tend to be tempted by "creamy" offerings, in my mind that equates to extra moisture which doesn't necessarily bode well with my skin type, luckily the creamy description refers more to the texture rather than resulting in an extra hydrating formula. Now don't get me wrong I am sure this will be brilliant on dry skin types as the smooth texture glides over any rough patches, lines and enlarged pores without clinging to such skin faults but it is not any more moisturising than your typical liquid style concealer. The reason I like NARS Creamy Concealer so much is that it offers medium to full buildable coverage that does not cake on the skin, it feels light and looks natural and will brighten to a certain extent particularly when used on the under eye area. It also doesn't crease and wears wonderfully when set with powder for up to 10 hours on my skin type. 

Natural yet illuminating, moderate to full coverage that allows the skin to breathe and available in 10 shades this concealer practically sells itself and it really will take something special to pry it from my hands.

NARS Creamy Concealer normally £21/15ml but currently £18.90 via House of Fraser - link
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16 comments:

  1. This sounds perfect, I am so desperate to try it, I haven't found my HG concealer yet because everything creases! I really need to try this one out
    Eleanor x

    www.porcelaineleanor.blogspot.com

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  2. Sounds promising !!

    www.beautyfrontline.com

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  3. I lovvve this, it doesn't even crease and makes me look more awake :) I have vanilla, which is good for NW15 skin xx

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  4. I love that it doesn't crease and the fact that it's on sale makes it even better!

    P.xx

    GreyWalls

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  5. I've been dying to try this! I might have to give it a go now that it's on sale :)

    Lucy | a little of lucy

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  6. This is my absolute favourite concealer, so great for under eyes or hiding pigmentation, can't live without it!

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  7. This sounds lovely! Not sure where I can get my hands on nars products where I live.

    Klaudia<3
    www.styleitwithme.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. I've never found my HG concealer, might give this a try if there is a shade for me!


    www.thebravestindividual.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. The formulation kind of reminds of the fit me concealer by Maybelline :). Wonder how similar they are... Great review :) x.

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  10. everyone seems hooked on this concealer, it honestly sounds so amazing! Looks like my Collection lasting perfection will be getting upgraded soon x

    A beauty, fashion and lifestyle blog by Izzi

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  11. Have you tried the Becca cream concealer? As a makeup artist, I have yet to find a better concealer for both under the eyes and on the face! It seriously rocks!
    www.nystreeters.com

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  12. Wow, you are so tempting me with this! Also having oily skin, I rarely reach for "creamy" textures, but this really sounds lovely!

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  13. Not clinging to skin faults sounds amazing... As I am getting older I am noticing some creasing under my eyes plus I have terribly dry skin so this sounds like a winner. It think it is $35AUD so it may need to wait until pay day!

    Love Lana xx

    lovelanaxx.blogspot.com

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  14. Seen so many amazing reviews about this product - am desperate to try it!

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