Not all concealers are created equal—and that’s actually a good thing. Different people have unique problem areas, skin types, and personal preferences on levels of coverage. From acne to dark undereye circles to redness, different skincare concerns require a concealer made with them in mind to achieve flawless results. Customize your coverage with our problem-solving guide to the very best concealers on the market.
For redness caused by sensitive skin
Try: W3LL People Bio Correct Multi-Action Concealer
This product packs algae extract, organic aloe, and calendula to brighten, soothe, and calm irritated skin while masking redness.
To buy: $23; target.com
For redness and breakouts
Try: BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Concealer
This product blends aspen bark and tea-tree oil to treat and conceal zits.
To buy: $23; sephora.com
For undereye circles with puffiness
Try: Flower D.B. Daily Brightening Undereye Cover Creme
The cooling metal rollerball applicator on this concealer that helps depuff as you apply. Just work fast—this creamy formula can set quickly!
To buy: $15; amazon.com
For undereye circles and fine lines
Try: Maybelline Dream Brightening Creamy Concealer
This stick concealer has light-reflecting pearls that help illuminate the undereye area for a glowy finish.
To buy: $8; walgreens.com
For undereye circles that need light coverage
Try: Bobbi Brown Retouching Wand
This product feels like a second skin after you buff in its silky formula.
To buy: $40; sephora.com
For undereye circles that need full coverage
Try: Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer Crème
This concealer helps you fake a full night’s sleep. Swipe it on and look completely well rested, instantly.
To buy: $26; sephora.com
For undereye circles and dry skin
Try: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Concealer
We love this concealer because of the moisturizing balm it contains at its center.
To buy: $15; walgreens.com
For undereye circles and combination/oily skin
Try: Nars Soft Matte Compete Concealer
Try this product for an oil-free formula that’s not at all drying—plus it delivers vitamins A, C, and E.
To buy: $30; sephora.com
For dark spots that need brightening
Try: CoverGirl Outlast All-Day Soft Touch Concealer
This concealer helps disguise dark spots without making skin look crepey. Bonus: It melts into skin and leaves a matte finish that will last long after your 3p.m. mirror check.
To buy: $12; walgreens.com
For dark spots that need heavy-duty coverage
Try: Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage
This product comes in 16 shades of high-pigment concealer (plus five color-correcting shades), making it easy to find the perfect one for your skin tone.
To buy: $31; sephora.com