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5 Plant-based hybrid concealers to use for coverage and care

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The job description of a concealer is to even out complexion with a fuss. Just a little dab on the blemishes followed by smooth blending and you’re ready to take on the world. If you have been using a concealer to cover your dark circles, you have not optimised the product’s full potential. A concealer can be also be used to spot-treat and as a foundation. You can elevate the game further by mixing a couple of drops with your sunscreen and moisturiser which results in a tinted moisturiser.

 

And, just when you thought it couldn’t get more versatile, it does. Now concealers are offering skincare benefits from taming your acne to working on those fine lines. Besides ‘concealing’ the new hybrid concealer formulations also help in boosting collagenhydrating your skin, and protecting it from the sun. If you think of bakuchiol when it comes to serums and clays for masks– think again because now you can find them in your concealer too.

   

Cruelty-free and a pH-balanced formula should be a given before you buy any beauty product. Ahead, go through our edit of five of the best hybrid concealers blazing a trail on Indian beauty shelves.

Daughter Earth Concealer

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This weightless concealer comes in 3 shades – latte, cappuccino, and mocha. While that does look minimalist, the shades offer buildable coverage suitable for most Indian skin tones. Packed with bakuchiol–a natural alternative to retinol–vegan squalane, energising coffee and huang qi–an ancient skin-beneficial adaptogen, the concealer is blended with natural earth minerals to achieve skin-like shades. Made in a molten botanical base, it’s perfect for quick concealing or even as a lightweight foundation.

Tinge Neutraliser Concealer

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If you are looking for a formula that offers coverage and repairs sun damage try out this custom blend concealer. It has a mix of clays ranging from beracare micronised rose and amazon white. The shades have been created keeping in mind the undertones. Use it to brighten your under-eye area or to calm your red spots with its lightweight formula. It’s also dermatologically tested, alcohol-free, phthalate-free, silicone-free and paraben-free, which is a win-win.

Asa Easy Blend Concealer

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A best-seller in the environmentally conscious category, this concealer is refillable. It covers discolouration and uneven skin tone instantly and also hydrates the skin. Infused with argan oil, tea tree oil, moringa seed oil, and vitamin E, this concealer doesn’t settle in the lines around your eyes. It’s suitable for all skin types but is a miracle worker for dry skin. Apply the concealer with your fingers around the eyes or the face. Dab gently to blend it in.

Ruby’s Organics Matte Mousse Concealer

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Here’s a breathable, lightweight concealer that also mattifies the complexion crafted for oily and combination skin types. Rosehip oil boosts collagen formation and brightens the skin. Shorea robusta resin is a powerful naturally-derived astringent that soothes acne and absorbs excess sebum. The presence of argan oil provides high hydration without that heavy, greasy feeling.

Ilana Soft Blur

5 Plantbased hybrid concealers to use for coverage and care

This concealer plus foundation is creamy and hydrating, enriched with naturally derived ingredients that comes in a mini glass pot. Its buildable formula offers medium to full coverage and a dewy finish packed in a mini glass pot and is available in five shades. Dab the product with (clean) fingers on the face and blend. Apply on moisturised skin for best results. Since it is non-comedogenic, the concealer works for even sensitive and combination skin types.

This article first appeared in Vogue

 

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  • Aparrna Gupta

    Transitioning from crafting stories for The Asian Age and Bombay Times to setting beauty trends in Verve, Aparrna Gupta’s journey has always revolved around resonant storytelling. Her prowess in content creation is unparalleled, with articles featured in renowned publications like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Officiel India, Lifestyle Asia, Elle, and Femina. She also excels in content ideation, trend identification, mood board creation, and product styling. Her expertise has proven invaluable to homegrown brands, enabling them to authentically connect with their audience.

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