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        Best Concealer for Medium-Fair and Medium-Dark Skin 2015

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

        Best Concealer for Medium-Fair and Medium-Dark Skin 2015
        WINNER 2015, 2009, 2007

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

        Not too yellow or olive, this cool sand shade blends easily on medium skin.

        $70
        Best Concealer for Fair Skin 2015

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Ivory

        Best Concealer for Fair Skin 2015
        WINNER 2015, 2014

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Ivory

        It neutralizes ruddiness without leaving a white-ish cast.

        $70
        Best Concealer for Dark Skin 2015

        Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage in No. SC7

        Best Concealer for Dark Skin 2015
        WINNER 2015

        Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage in No. SC7

        Amber neutralizes gray; rich brown blends it together.

        $34
        Best Foundation for Dark Skin 2015

        Bobbi Brown Skin Stick in Espresso

        Best Foundation for Dark Skin 2015
        WINNER 2015

        Bobbi Brown Skin Stick in Espresso

        This red-based raisin evens out dark spots and perks up dull skin.

        $44
        Editor’s Pick
        Editor's Pick

        Cover FX Blemish Treatment Concealer

        Editor’s Pick
        WINNER 2015

        Cover FX Blemish Treatment Concealer

        Unless you read the fine print, you’d never know this elegant stick, which comes in 10 shades, is spiked with skin enhancers. Salicylic acid and bisabolol zap acne and inflammation, yet the formula blends and covers as well as any unmedicated version we’ve tried. 

         

        $25
        Best 2014 Concealer for Fair to Medium Skin

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

        Best 2014 Concealer for Fair to Medium Skin
        WINNER 2014

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

        Its yellow and pink undertones instantly neutralize undereye circles.

        $70
        Best 2014 Concealer for Medium to Dark Skin

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Honey

        Best 2014 Concealer for Medium to Dark Skin
        WINNER 2014

        Clé de Peau Beauté in Honey

        As a camouflage for lighter complexions and a high-lighter for deeper olives, it’s a must-have for both.

        $70
        Best 2014 Dark

        Kevyn Aucoin in SX 13

        Best 2014 Dark
        WINNER 2014

        Kevyn Aucoin in SX 13

        Made with actual honey, this rich mousse melts into skin, filling in uneven pockets and erasing spots.

        $48
        Best 2013 Shade for Dark Skin Concealer

        Bobbi Brown Concealer in Almond

        Best 2013 Shade for Dark Skin Concealer
        WINNER 2013

        Bobbi Brown Concealer in Almond

        Glides on like silk—really-dwarfing circles, spots, and zits along the way.

        $25
        Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Concealer

        Tarte Maracuja

        Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Concealer
        WINNER 2013

        Tarte Maracuja

        Applause for this creamy formula with maracuja oil (vitamin C and essential fatty acids) that disguises undereye circles without drawing attention to lines, says N.Y.C. makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff. The colors (Light is the most popular) boast a matte, not powdery, finish, so skin looks soft.

        $24
        Best 2012 Shade for Dark Skin Concealer

        Nars in Cacao

        Best 2012 Shade for Dark Skin Concealer
        WINNER 2012

        Nars in Cacao

        Creamy, smooth, and incredibly blendable, it has a deep-gold tinge that subdues dark circles.

        $22
        Best 2011 Shade for Dark Skin Concealer

        Bobbi Brown Concealer in Chestnut

        Best 2011 Shade for Dark Skin Concealer
        WINNER 2011

        Bobbi Brown Concealer in Chestnut

        This ultra-hydrating cream neutralizes fine lines and dark circles.

        $25
        Best 2010 Blemish Concealer

        Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage

        Best 2010 Blemish Concealer
        WINNER 2010

        Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage

        Once combined, the yellow based and taupe shades in this dual compact perfectly neutralize flaws. The formula is also oil-free, so it stays put all day, says Eric Polito, Nicole Richie's makeup artist in L.A.

        $28
        Best 2010 Inexpensive Concealer

        L'Oréal True Match Concealer

        Best 2010 Inexpensive Concealer
        WINNER 2010

        L'Oréal True Match Concealer

        This cover-up disappears in seconds-and takes all evidence of shine, spots and pores with it. "It has amazing coverage but is completely invisible," says N.Y.C. makeup artist Gita Bass. For easy blending, the mini applicator brush covers "even the tiniest of areas," says makeup artist Anthea King of N.Y.C.

        $9/.17 oz.
        Editor’s Pick
        Editors' Pick 2010

        Maybelline Dream Mousse Concealer

        Editor’s Pick
        WINNER 2010

        Maybelline Dream Mousse Concealer

        Don't let the amazing coverage fool you: This formula is lightweight, masking all of your imperfections without feeling like it's caked on. The air-whipped texture blends seamlessly and won't settle into fine lines.

        $9

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        Best 2009 Inexpensive Concealer

        Max Factor Erace Concealer

        Best 2009 Inexpensive Concealer
        WINNER 2009

        Max Factor Erace Concealer

        Unlike most bargain formulas, this has an ultra-creamy texture that won't settle into fine lines or wrinkles. "If I had a job at 5 in the morning and needed concealer, I would go straight to the drugstore and buy this one," says Los Angeles makeup artist Amy Chance.

        $5
        Editor’s Pick
        Editors' Pick 2009

        Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer Pencil

        Editor’s Pick
        WINNER 2009

        Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer Pencil

        This smudge-free cover-up stick became a fast favorite (and desk-drawer essential) when we realized that its precise point makes covering midday acne flare-ups a cinch. It's also easy to apply to the inner corners of our undereye area.

        $17
        Editor’s Pick
        Editors' Pick 2009

        Pixi Illuminating Tint & Conceal

        Editor’s Pick
        WINNER 2009

        Pixi Illuminating Tint & Conceal

        Looking to streamline our makeup bag, we discovered this ultimate multitasker. It offers hydration, sun protection, medium coverage and skin-brightening pigments in one tidy tube.

        $35
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