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

Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

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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

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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

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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

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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

Cover FX Blemish Treatment Concealer

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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. 

Use the promo code INSTYLE20 for 20% off of your purchase.

$25
Best Concealer 2015

Clé de Peau Beauté

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Best Concealer 2015
WINNER 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005

Clé de Peau Beauté

Before you balk at the price, test out this spreadable stick and marvel at how it diffuses dark circles, welts, or even sun spots. “A little goes a long way,” says L.A. makeup artist Mai Quynh. Its dry consistency doesn’t slip or transfer.

$70
Best 2014 Concealer for Fair to Medium Skin

Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

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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

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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

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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

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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 Medicated Acne Concealer

Murad

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Best 2013 Medicated Acne Concealer
WINNER 2013

Murad

Plenty of treatment cover-ups mean well, only to dry out your complexion. This salicylic acid–laced stick fights and masks acne without causing skin to flake, says L.A. pro Leah Rial. All three shades have yellowish tones that neutralize honking zits, unlike so many pink-based formulas that end up emphasizing redness.

$21
Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Concealer

Tarte Maracuja

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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

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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

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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 Medicated Concealer for Acne Prone Skin 2015

Murad Acne Treatment

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Best Medicated Concealer for Acne Prone Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2011

Murad Acne Treatment

My clients use this a few weeks before a photo shoot because it treats and prevents pimples, says N.Y.C. makeup artist Darac. A combination of salicylic acid and green tea zaps zits without dehydrating skin, and limits oil production as well as future breakouts. The creamy formula (available in Light, Medium, and Dark shades) never flakes, even if you pile it on.

$21
Best 2010 Blemish Concealer

Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage

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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

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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.
Editors' Pick 2010

Maybelline Dream Mousse Concealer

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Editors' Pick 2010
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 Array
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