Happy Tuesday! It’s been a little slow in the blogging world lately, and I haven’t been great at sticking to my posting schedule. As summer winds down, I plan to change that and get back on track with some great autumn posts. For now, I want to talk about a new product that I picked up a few weeks ago: Nyx Above and Beyond Full Coverage Concealer. So what do I think? Keep reading!
Color: First things first, I should mention the color I bought. I went for the lightest shade, porcelain. This is lighter than my skin tone at the moment, but having a concealer that’s a little light is better than one that’s a little dark, plus as my tan fades, it will begin to match my skin more closely. Nyx offers 8 skin tone shade concealers and 3 correcting concealers (lavender to correct sallow skin, green to counteract redness, and yellow to fight dark circles). The flesh toned shades are a pretty good range for most skin tones, but people with very dark skin might be disappointed.
Coverage: Possibly the number 1 thing people want to know when it comes to concealer is how well it actually conceals. This one is full coverage. I haven’t needed so much coverage for my under eye circles lately, so I’ve been able to dip my finger in once and use that amount of concealer for both eyes.
Wear/Creasing: The number 2 thing people want to know, is how well a concealer wears. Testing a concealer in the heat of summer will show you what it’s really made of. Sadly, this was NOT crease-proof. The first time I used this, I had pretty bad creasing within the hour. If you set it with a little powder, it holds up much better. If I set this with powder I can wear it all day with only minor creasing.
Texture: The texture of this is surprisingly light and easy to blend. Nyx made the right choice in terms of texture. This is all you can ask for.
Application: As I said, this is easy to blend. It comes in a tiny pot, so you can apply it with either your finger or a small concealer brush.
Cruelty-Free: Of course!
So what do you think? Have you tried this concealer? Will you try this concealer? I think it’s okay, but I might try something different next time I pick up concealer. What do you recommend? Let me know in the comments below!