Wednesday , 21 February 2018

11 Best Concealers for Oily Skin in India

Skin blemishes are inevitable. Someday, everyone comes across a pimple or an age spot at some point in time. While we do need all the home remedies and skincare routine to take them off, we also need something better. Something MAGICAL!

Wonder what you need to wash away your skin blemishes in an instant?

A good CONCEALER!

Does that ring a bell? Oh, Yes.

Aren’t concealers a wonderful invention in the cosmetic world? They hide your flaws and make you look picture perfect and nothing less when you have a troublesome skin underneath.

And if you have oily skin, you need special attention. You have to pick up the right makeup product that will make you look beautiful and not like a shiny disco ball.

Want to look beautiful and flawless, even if not every day, at least for your special days?  Well, you can! Here we present Top 11 Best Concealers for Oily Skin in India.

All you need is to find out the standout good concealer for your oily skin. Make a wise choice on the type of concealer from our list. There are certain dos and dont’s when it comes to concealers for oily skin. Here are some tips to find the best concealer for oily skin in India.

Concealers for Oily Skin: What to remember?

  • Since your skin is oily, it is obvious you should avoid products that will make your skin oilier.
  • Which means, DO NOT BUY concealers that are oil based, liquid concealers, etc.
  • BUY concealers that are gel based, mineral powder based concealers, concealer with a matte finish, and stick concealers for oily skin.
  • Mousse concealers can also work for you, but make sure they won’t make you oily.
  • Swatch is a must before buying a concealer. And do this on your jawline.
  • The concealer shade you pick must be a tone lighter than your skin tone.
  • You can also opt for those without fragrance. This will help to prevent rashes on an oily skin.

Ready for the list? Here are the 11 Best Concealers for Oily Skin in India

  1. M.A.C Pro Longwear ConcealerM.A.C Pro Longwear Concealer-lifestylica

We all know by now that M.A.C products are better than the rest when it comes to the cosmetic industry. Staying true to this, M.A.C Pro Longwear Concealer is a great concealer for oily skin. The product comes in a bottle with dispense pump system. It is thick, opaque and creamy in texture. Contrary to the texture, it does not make skin oily at all. Instead, it is known to be drying off quickly. It glides smoothly on skin and gives you enough time to build. You can set it with powder if you want it to be more matte but it works fine without powder too. And this winner stays all day long without creasing or settling into fine lines. It gets into your skin so smoothly that it is almost like the second sin. The coverage is also excellent, but not heavy enough to cover stubborn blemishes. It gives a wonderful natural finish to the skin and is a product you won’t regret investing in.

Pros and Cons of MAC Pro Longwear Concealer:

  • Coverage is excellent
  • Natural finish of skin
  • Stays all day long without creasing or settling into fine lines
  • Blends smooth and easy to apply
  • Little goes a long way
  • Creamy texture does not make skin oily
  • Expensive! (But worth it)
  1. M.A.C Studio Finish ConcealerM.A.C Studio Finish Concealer-lifestylica

Forget all about your blemishes with M.A.C Studio Finish Concealer. This is yet another wonderful product by M.A.C. It is a great concealer for oily skin because of its texture and brilliant formulation. It comes in a pot, creamy in texture and spreads so well! You need little of the product to cover your entire under eye area and other blemishes. It contains SPF 35 which is excellent! The product may feel heavy but it isn’t so at all. It blends well and stays intact for an entire day. Your skin will not turn oily or greasy or show any white cast of a product settling into fine lines and creases. This is a must-have if you intend to cover all blemishes on the go. Also, this M.A.C concealer is waterproof and contains the goodness of antioxidants.

Pros and Cons of M.A.C Studio Finish Concealer:

  • Creamy texture that spreads effortlessly
  • Does not make skin greasy or oily
  • Lasts a day!
  • Contains SPF 35, antioxidants and is waterproof
  • Completely natural and light on skin
  • Tends to dry skin if not moisturized properly
  • Pricey
  1. Colorbar Full Cover Makeup StickColorbar Full Cover Makeup Stick Concealer-lifestylica

One among the best concealers for oily skin- Colorbar Full Cover Makeup Stick. Its effect is surprising and promising. This concealer comes in a twist-up lipstick tube-like package and it is so easy and convenient for travel and use. It weighs heavy and bulky. The product is creamy to spread and blends effortlessly. It feels heavy on skin initially but that fades away quickly. The best part about this concealer is, given the humid Indian weather and oily skin, this concealer lasts the whole day! The bonus is the SPF 30 that it contains which lets you stay worried free from tanning. The coverage is medium and you will achieve an even-toned skin.

Pros and Cons of Colorbar Full Cover Makeup Stick:

  • Easy to use
  • Medium coverage and gives a natural and even toned finish
  • Does not make skin oily or greasy
  • Long staying
  • Contains SPF 30
  • Does not leave white cast
  • Limited shade selection
  1. NYX Professional Makeup Concealer JarNyx Professional Makeup Concealer Jar-lifestylica

With a wide array of options to experiment, NYX Professional Makeup Concealer Jar is a great choice of concealer for oily skin in India. The shades they have can be blended to achieve the perfect shade to suit your Indian skin tone. Moreover, the product is absolutely tailor-made to suit oily and combination skin and hence leaves you with no fear of greasiness. It is creamy in texture and blends well. It is easy to spread and covers eye area, blemishes and acne scars too. It does not feel heavy on the skin It lasts long and is perfect to achieve natural coverage for your skin blemishes.

Pros and Cons of NYX Professional Makeup Concealer Jar:

  • Bends well
  • Affordable price
  • Smart choice of shades for Indian skin
  • Does not make skin oily or greasy
  • Needs a moisturizer to prep skin before application
  1. Maybelline Cover Stick Corrector ConcealerMaybelline Cover Stick Corrector Concealer-lifestylica

For a fine working drugstore concealer for oily skin that does a good job in spot correction specifically, you can go with Maybelline Cover Stick Corrector Concealer. It is convenient to use with its stick model and is also available in shades to correct redness or just blemishes. You can choose the one that will be most appropriate for your skin problem and experiment this. It offers medium coverage and stays intact for few hours. It is best to moisturize skin adequately before using this product. It is indeed strictly a concealer for oily skin in India because those with dry skin or combination skin find this product being too dry on their skin. So, if this looks like your pick, you can go with it!

Pros and Cons of Maybelline Cover Stick Corrector Concealer:

  • Travel friendly
  • Convenient to use
  • Medium coverage
  • Good for spot correction
  • Tends to become dry quickly; so, moisturize!
  • Settles into creases (for combination and dry skin)
  1. Maybelline New York Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting ConcealerMaybelline New York Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer-lifestylica

If you are looking for a spot corrector concealer you can pick this one- Maybelline New York Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer. This is another Maybelline concealer for oily skin. It is creamy in texture and comes in a fancy twist-it-up dispenser tube. There is a soft brush tip provided to apply the product. You will need very little of the product to cover your entire eye area so you have to be careful on the amount you apply or take from the brush. The package says that it can be used to cover blemishes around the mouth and sides of nose area as well, but many customers feel that this isn’t quite helpful. This concealer in India is available in 3 shades and they seem to have a pink undertone which happens to leave a white cast on some. However, it is great for under eye circles and even as spot corrector.

Pros and Cons of Maybelline New York Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer:

  • Affordable price
  • Travel-friendly and soft tip brush applicator
  • Little goes a long way
  • Good concealer for under eye area and spot correction
  • Leaves a white cast
  1. Rimmel Match Perfection 2-in-1 Concealer and HighlighterRimmel London Match Perfection Concealer-lifestylica

Need a good concealer to highlight and conceal your under eye area specifically? You can opt for the Rimmel Match Perfection 2-in-1 Concealer and Highlighter. This is good for the under eye area for highlighting as well. The product claims to conceal fatigue and I must tell you that it does! The coverage is medium to good (but, not great if your dark circles are quite DARK). In this case, you will need something heavy-duty and also this will settle into creases.  This offers moderate coverage, lasts for 4 hours or more, does not get cakey, and is creamy in consistency to spread with ease with its soft tip applicator brush. You can use the product either only for the eye area or even highlight or conceal other small blemishes on the skin. It does not make skin oily.

Pros and Cons of Rimmel Match Perfection 2-in-1 Concealer and Highlighter:

  • Easy to use with the soft brush applicator
  • Does not get cakey or oily
  • Affordable
  • Stays for about 4 hours
  • Brightens under eye area well!
  • Medium coverage for mild dark circles or fatigue in the eye area
  • Not recommended for intense dark circles
  • Might settle into crease and fine lines if not applied evenly
  • The wrong choice of shade will turn disastrous
  1. Revlon PhotoReady Stick ConcealerRevlon Photo Ready concealer-lifestylica

If you are looking for a good stick concealer for oily skin, you can definitely consider the Revlon PhotoReady Stick Concealer. It is convenient, easy to use, offers good coverage and also has SPF 20. This is a good concealer for oily skin because it does not get cakey or settle into fine lines or pores. This concealer is also a great choice to get medium to heavy coverage on your blemishes and spots. It stays as long as 6 to 8 hours. All you need is some loose powder or compact to set it. You can either use this directly on your skin or use it over a foundation. It also comes off easily with a makeup remover or cleanser. Do not be afraid of the mild shimmer that the product has, it only makes things better for your makeup look, trust me! So ladies, need something quick to rep you on the move? You can get this one!

Pros and Cons of Revlon PhotoReady Stick Concealer:

  • Offers medium to heavy coverage
  • Does not settle into fine lines or pores
  • Does not make skin oily
  • Has SPF 20
  • Stays on skin for 6 to 8 hours
  • Travel-friendly packing
  • Pricey
  1. Maybelline Fit Me ConcealerMaybelline New York Fit Me Concealer-lifestylica

Here we another drugstore concealer in India that is effective and also priced well. Maybelline Fit Me Concealer is a well working product if you are looking for something that will provide you medium to slightly heavy coverage and is also creamy in texture. This happens to me my personal favorite because it neither makes skin oily nor makes it dry. It comes with a doe foot shaped sponge tip and is easy to apply. It lightens eye area, provides coverage for blemishes, evens skin tone and works excellent with a foundation and loose powder for final touches. Also, it is available in 6 shades that gives one few more choices to choose from. It does not contain waxes or oils despite the creamy texture of the product and it is also fragrance-free (which I also happen to love about this!).

Pros and Cons of Maybelline Fit Me Concealer:

  • Well pigmented
  • Easy to apply
  • Travel friendly
  • Little goes a long way
  • Long staying
  • Covers blemishes and eye area
  • Does not settle into creases
  • Affordable
  1. L’Oreal Paris True Match ConcealerL’Oreal Paris True Match Concealer-lifestylica

Another creamy good concealer for oily skin in India is the L’Oreal Paris True Match Concealer. This again is a wise choice to get a non-oily but dewy finish to the skin. The concealer offers medium to full coverage for acne scars, blemishes, and dark circles. The applicator brush has soft bristles that make it smooth and easy to spread on the skin. You require very little to conceal and the pack is travel-friendly. This L’Oreal concealer in India is available in 3 shades. It stays well without creasing up to 7 hours. You may need powder to set it if your skin is too oily. After few hours you will get a dewy look on your skin,

Pros and Cons of L’Oreal Paris True Match Concealer:

  • Easy to use
  • Medium to full coverage
  • Does not make skin oily
  • Lasts up to 7 hours
  • Does not cover heavy dark circles
  1. Lakme Absolute White Intense SPF 20 Concealer StickLakme Absolute White Intense Concealer Stick-lifestylica

In need of medium coverage for everyday use? You can then settle with the Lakme Absolute White Intense SPF 20 Concealer Stick. This is as simple concealer stick that will work for everyday use. It provides medium coverage on mild blemishes and even works well to hide flaws in the eye area. It goes well up to 4 hours without being set by powder. The price is quite affordable compared to other concealers in India. If you want to experiment with a drugstore concealer for oily skin for the very first time, I would recommend this one. Since the price is less and you can take your time getting used to blending a concealer. The texture is smooth but does not melt, it is easy to apply using the stick model, it does not settle into creases or make you look oily. Want something natural for your skin? Maybe this one will work!

Pros and Cons of Lakme Absolute White Intense SPF 20 Concealer Stick

  • Affordable price
  • Travel-friendly packing
  • Stays 4 hours without powder
  • Does not settle into creases
  • Does not become powdery or dry skin out
  • Blends well
  • Gives a natural finish
  • Coverage is medium
  • Available in only 2 shades
  • Name ‘WHITE’ Intense can be misleading, choose well!
  • Does not cover blemishes entirely

And we have now reached the end of the 11 Best Concealers for Oily Skin in India. We hope you have a rough idea of which one will be your pot of luck. Make a wise choice and always remember the tips to pick the best concealer for oily skin. Good luck and flaunt away!

About Sancta

Sancta, an undergraduate in Biotech & postgraduate in English Literature, best describes herself as a mix of odds. Her love for poetry hasn't gotten anywhere other than her dog, Rhyme & her desire for serene life gets her into plentiful forced-to-adapt adventures. Eats to live, loves to cook, cycles & piano are her all time first love. Currently busy juggling between the kitchen, a great husband & Rhyme.

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