Wednesday, April 24, 2013

IMATS Spotlight: NYX Above & Beyond FULL Coverage Concealer

Happy Wednesday/ Thursday!

Even though I still like to stick to some of my tried-and-tested products, I am also now at a point where I am more open to trying new things... and so my hunt for a new concealer begins! ;)

Find Your Perfect Concealer!
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I swear by my MAC Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer (I just love it and I actually have to get a new one), but I also wanted to try something new, so I bought myself a NYX Concealer when I went to IMATS back in June 2012 -- yup, this post should've been done ages ago, haha... but as I always say, better late than never! ;)

Our Concealer Jars are back and ready to hide the villains of dark circles and blemishes stronger than ever! We supply concealers in all shades with an improved formula providing long-lasting full coverage. A moisture-rich, emollient formula designed to conceal discoloration, dark circles, and blemishes. Applied with a brush, the concentrated concealer goes on like a dream.

I got my concealer in Beige (CJ04).

I had really high hopes for this concealer -- I love NYX and I just assumed I would love this as well, but nope, I didn't really love it as much as I thought I would.

Don't get me wrong though, it's not a bad concealer, it's okay -- I guess the main thing was I always compare its coverage to that of my MAC concealer. This one doesn't really cover dark spots and dark circles as well as my other concealer does.
It also tends to cake and bury into the fine lines on my skin = :(.

It's really affordable though -- it's only $5, so if you're looking for a budget-friendly concealer, here it is. :)

But personally, I'd rather just fork over $18 for a MAC concealer...

With that said, I am still definitely impressed in the variety of shades available for this Concealer Jar:

Porcelain/ Fair/ Light/ Medium/ Glow

Tan/ Nutmeg/ Yellow/ Lavender/ Green/ Orange

Have you tried NYX's Above & Beyond FULL Coverage Concealer before? Thoughts?
What is your absolute favorite concealer? Any recommendations?

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  1. amazed by your informative post!
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  2. I use MAC concealer as well and I like it a lot, I just wish it would give me a bit more coverage!

  3. I have never tried this before. The colors look very impressive. I am going to have to give that MAC concealer a try.


  4. ohh bummer that its not that great! but that is impressive at how many shades of concealer!! never tried MAC concealer but definitely will have to try it now :)

    1. yup, it's such a bummer, but yeah, the shades are really impressive. :)
      p.s. i think you'll love mac's concealer!

  5. I am OBSESSED with NYX products - they are incredible, and have such awesome pigmentation! :)


  6. I need this and the colors are varied. They might even have my shade. xoxo

  7. I am so hopeless with concealer!

  8. I’m great at covering my blemish with concealer, but it’s a different story with under my eyes. Oh boy it always looks like a hot cakey creasing mess. It doesn’t matter with the formula neither, I just suck at concealing under my eyes 8(
    Great review on the NYX concealer BTW.

    1. i agree, covering the bags under our eyes is really tricky! :/
      p.s. thanks, glad you think so! :)

  9. I haven't tried any other concealer besides MAC. To be honest, I just love MAC! As for NYX concealers, I can't believe they have lavender, green, and orange shades! What?!

    - B

    1. yeah, mac is just really awesome... but these are okay too. and yeah, it's kinda amazing how they have those shades! ;)