Concealer And Corrector

How To Choose Between Concealer And Corrector?

There are a lot of different types of concealers and correctors on the market, so it can be hard to decide which one to buy. Here are some tips to help you choose the right one for your needs:


Compared to concealer, concealer is less dense in texture. It is primarily for the skin around the eyes (dark circles). Concealers are also used:

To mask cosmetic errors in the makeup. For example, to correct the tip of a graphic arrow.

For light contouring.

For lip make-up. Concealer can be used instead of a primer or to highlight the lip contour before applying lipstick. The makeup will be more durable and the color will be vivid!


Concealer is a must-have for those with problem skin. It will help to conceal redness, inflammation, post-acne, spider veins and age spots.

Thanks to its dense texture it has a higher covering power.

Still haven’t figured out the difference between concealer and concealer? Then let’s move on!

Concealer and concealer: the correct application sequence and method

The difference between concealer and corrector is the easiest to notice when creating a makeup. How should they be applied correctly?

Concealer is applied before foundation and concealer after. In both cases it is more convenient to use a sponge or your fingers.

Make light hammering movements. This is especially important when working with the skin around the eyes!

Corrector is applied directly to the correction area. And concealer – in the form of an inverted triangle. This will help not only to hide the bruises, but also to lighten the area under the eyes.

What is the difference between a concealer and a corrector in terms of release format

Both concealers and correctors come in the form of sticks, pencils or cream (liquid) textures in a plastic tube, often with an applicator or brush included.

Sticky products are ideal for those who have oily skin. Besides, this product is easy to take with you so it won’t run down in your purse!

Dry skin will prefer creamy concealer. It won’t accentuate chapped skin.

Concealer in pencil form is very convenient for spot-catching flaws.

Concealer And Corrector

The difference between the concealer and corrector on the color scheme

Now let’s understand the difference between the concealer and corrector on colors.

Both concealers and correctors are often available in palettes. But if the concealer is a story about fifty shades of nude, then correctors come in not only beige, but also in color. How do you choose the shades of products that are right for you?


To hide the black eye, use concealer one tone lighter than the natural skin tone.

For concealer you will need two shades: a light one and a dark one.


To use colored concealers, it’s important to understand what flaws they can hide:

Green – neutralizes redness, suitable for masking inflammation, acne, vascularity.

Yellow and orange – will hide purple bruises under the eyes and blue veins.

Blue – will remove dark brown circles under the eyes, as well as freckles and age spots.

Pink – helps if the circles under the eyes have a greenish tint. It can also refresh fading skin.

Violet – neutralizes yellowing.

The best concealers and correctors: an overview by Maybelline NY

Which is better – a concealer or a corrector? Wrong question! Ideally, it is worth having both products in your cosmetic bag, and in combination with your foundation. As we have already found out, they are different things, which are needed for different purposes.

The Eraser Eye Concealer

To camouflage dark circles? Hide imperfections? Even out your tone or smooth out unevenness in relief? The Eraser Eye can help! It’s an eye concealer (and not only) with caring ingredients such as haloxyl and goji berries. And the patented applicator pad will help to make the application as comfortable as possible.

Fit Me Concealer

A Maybelline NY classic in ten shades! The concealer has a liquid texture and medium covering power, so it can be used instead of foundation in case of an urgent need. The silky texture is easy to apply and blend without clogging pores and wrinkles and it also gives the most natural-looking finish.

Superstay concealer

The main advantages of the concealer are its persistent formula (up to 24 hours!) and thick texture which allows even expressed imperfections to be concealed. The product does not roll away and has a water-resistant formula while the ultra-thin applicator provides economical use.

Marvel The Eraser Eye Concealer

The Eraser Eye is Marvel’s favourite concealer in a stylish new packaging! Inspired by the Marvel universe, it’s a subtle hint at its superpowers: it erases imperfections including fine lines, crow’s feet and dark circles.

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