I gave first impressions on both of these products that were new to me together over on Snapchat (I’m ‘Beautynook’ over there) a couple of weeks ago and I’ve used them that way everyday since.
They are the Flormar Perfect Coverage Concealer and the Catrice Liquid Camouflage High Coverage Concealer. Both of these concealers were under a fiver individually. I bought them both respectively to try but realised I really like using them together, so that’s why they are getting a joint review.
Now I know you’re thinking Gemma, why are using two products to conceal your lovely under circles? That’s a great question thanks for asking 🙂 Let me show you.
When using the two of these for concealing I use the Flormar Perfect Coverage first.
I picked up the shade 01 Fair Ivory and it works well for my Mac NC20 skintone.
I like the applicator on this product too. It has like a paddle shaped doe-foot applicator, that works really easily under the eyes.
My under eyes without any concealer on (I do have foundation on though) looks a bit like this.
You can see I definitely have some blue tones under there as well some pigmentation.
I use the Flormar Perfect Coverage first because it has a salmon tone to it.
And then I blend it in using whatever synthetic brush I have to hand.
It’s really lightweight and easy to blend.
You can see the finished result here, it does it jobs well and conceals, without caking or looking too obvious.
Then, I pull out the Catrice Liquid Camouflage High Coverage Concealer.
I got this in the shade 010 Porcelain, it is a pretty light shade, this is good for under the eyes as you want to highlight that area just a touch.
I pop a layer (or two) of this over top. It has a lightweight formula that blends easily into the skin, but still manages to do it’s job of concealing and brightening really well.
You can see this has more of a skin coloured tone to it. And I do the same, just blend it down in a triangle motion and then up across the tops of my cheeks with a synthetic brush.
By all means you can just use the Flormar Perfect Coverage on it’s own or even the Catrice Liquid Camouflage and be good to go. Separately they conceal well and do not crease under my eyes, as well as not settling into any fine lines or making any dry patches more apparent. I think alot of the cheaper brands struggle with concealer, so to have found two really good ones at the same time is a revelation!
I like using both these products together because, the Flormar works great for the pigmentation and darkness and then the Catrice really brightens the under eye area. Together they make me look more awake…and alive :p
It’s really love at first swipe for me with these 🙂 You can buy the Flormar Perfect Coverage from SimplyFoxy here or in any stockists around the country. The Catrice Liquid Camouflage is online here from Sam McCauley’s or again you can pick it up from stands nationwide including Penneys.
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