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Monday, April 22, 2013

NYX Cosmetics Orange Concealer Jar

NYX Cosmetics Concealer Jar in C13 Orange: £5

As a sufferer or dire dark circles under my eyes, standard concealers just don't cut it where I'm concerned. What makes you look tired isn't just darker skin under the eye, but it's - at least for me - the veins that show through the very thin skin underneath your eyes. Mine are quite blue toned, so in terms of balancing this back out I need to use orange based concealers, or in this case, correcting concealers. This bright orange concealer by NYX certainly caught my attention!

It does look pretty scary in the jar, and it is VERY pigmented so you only need the tiniest amount. I apply this after primer and before any foundation or concealers so that I don't end up with an orange tint, but a more balanced skin tone for a fresher, healthier appearance. As stated on the product, I haven't experienced any creasing- although I do prevent this with powders and use multiple concealers in the area so I guess I'll never be testing out that factor completely due to my routine! The texture is creamy but ever so slightly stiff, but despite this it blends well and I haven't felt that the formula tugs on my skin in the slightest. I apply this with my ring finger (it's more gentle than your other digits) with, like I said, literally the smallest amount and blend gently. I can't say it's my favourite corrector out of the ones I've tried, but for the price (I got it a little bit cheaper as I bought it at the UMA Expo a few weeks back) it's worth the extra effort of using another regular concealer on top to cover up the vividness, but also does a pretty neat job of helping counteract any blueness.

What do you think of products like this? Have you ever felt the need to use one, and are there any that you'd recommend?

28 comment(s):

  1. Ooo I am intrigued. I really do need to combat my dark circles!

  2. This looks so good, I love NYX products xx


  3. Hmm I think I really need to try this! I use so much concealer and powder under my eyes this might cut some out a little bit!

    Emma | World of dilEMMA

  4. I've never seen anything like this before! Definitely want to give this a go at some point!


  5. This looks fricking mental! I bet i'd end up so orange i'm a total ghost. xx

  6. have been wanting to try this concealer for a while now, i might have to purchase it!

  7. I wonder if this would work on MY dark circles? I've found nothing up to yet! Do any of you ladies know where/if I can get NYX products in the UK?

    Becky x

    1. I think they sell some of the range in superdrug x

      Allie from alliesbeauty.blogspot.com

  8. Seems weird to have such a bright concealer! Looks like a lovely colour in the pot though haha

    I have a new ootd post if you want a look!

  9. when i first saw the picture for this blogpost i was little bit scared - bright orange?! but upon reading your review is sounds brilliant! i've never felt the need for anything to use under my eyes but i have recently found an increase in the appearance of darkness under my eyes and so this could be something for me! X


  10. Do they make one that combats redness too??


  11. Aaaahhh this looks like it would be perfect for me!
    I often struggle to cover my dark shadows, and I've wanted to try nyx products for some time now.
    Perfect excuse, I think! xo


  12. this is something i need! have really bad under eye circles :(


  13. This sounds like it would be amazing, even if it does look scary aha:) x


  14. Oh intriguing! I have bad bags too and this is so reasonable I'll have to try it!

    Ramblings Of Hannah

  15. Before and after pics on your dark circles would be great


  16. This is definitely something I want, but getting my hands on it is a different matter!!

    Pipp xx

  17. This looks amazing. I think i need this for my dark circles!

    Please check out and follow my blog! I'd really appreciate it! <3

  18. WOW...that looks super orange, but I guess that's the point of a concealer for dark circles. Yay for it being cheap too!

  19. This looks amazing but really scary! I would be worried I had orange all round my eyes all day! xxx

    Maddy from http://unstitchedd.blogspot.co.uk/

  20. I lovvvve this, it works so well on my undereye circles!


  21. Oooh fascinating! I never knew orange would help! x
    Amy | http://amysbeautyjournal.blogspot.co.uk/

  22. I tend to have quite bad under eye circles and since buying erase paste in fair, I have not looked back! Although it feels very creamy and as if it might crease once set with powder it doesnt! I love it, although it is quite a bit more than this NYX one, you only need the tiniest amount!

  23. I really want to buy this but can't see any UK stockists.. other than amazon. Where did you get yours form?



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