I’m a concealer fiend. There’s not much to do about it really, I simply cannot curb my passion for buying more concealers. The NYX HD Concealer is touted to be a pretty good dupe for the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer at a fraction of the price so I had to try it out! Is it really a holy-grail concealer alternative? Good question.
I picked mine up on the tail end of an ASOS order, and luckily most shades were in stock so I was able to pick what I thought would suit me best. I’m unsure about other shades, as I only picked up the one – see progress, but CW02 Fair has a strong peachy undertone. This makes it great for underage concealing and brightening but means it can’t multi task and cover some pesky spots.
I might just be that a different shade will be an absolute dupe for the perfect colour match that the Nars’ Vanilla provides me. In terms of coverage it packs a decent punch, certainly gives the Nars a fair fight – even if the latter wins the coverage fight by a smidge. If we’re talking formula it’s more liquid than the creamy Nars formula but more creamy than the Bare Minerals (more on this some other time). I’d say the formula reminds me most of the Chanel, but sets like the Nars.
Overall it’s a pretty nice concealer – has it reached holy grail status? Not really. But if you’re in a bind and need to pick something up this is a pretty good one to try at a low cost.
Have you got any drugstore concealer recommendations? Let me feed my addiction a little more by leaving it in a comment!