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MAC Cosmetics Select Cover Up Concealer Reviews
#238 in Concealer

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    July 11, 2017

    Great overall concealer!

    When I bought this I was expected it to be a thicker concealer to cover up blemishes/acne/redness because it is called their "select cover-up". Yet after using it a few times I started to realize that it is just your average concealer, but do not get me wrong still a wonderful concealer. It is not as thick as i was hoping so it needs to be layered with foundation to fully cover all redness and marks. It has a pretty liquidy formula, and a downfall to some could be that it comes in a squeeze tube format so you need to use a mixing palette or your hand to put it on to pick it up with your own brush/sponge.

    Now lets do some math, a really great thing about this concealer is the amount you get for the price, it is 10ml for $24 and the other must common high end concealers you can get at Sephora or another beauty stores are usually 5-6 ml for around $34-$38. So pretty much you get almost double the makeup for $10 less!!! That's a fantastic deal! It is a great buy for the quantity and price.

    The concealer is very blend-able and I have used it under/over foundations or even alone. It has a decent texture that feels very natural, not too oily or dry. I find the colour to work great with my MAC and other brand foundations. I use this concealer for covering blemishes because it matches my skin colour perfectly, but it could work as a decent under eye concealer if i maybe got a shade lighter, but it is not something i would really use as a under eye concealer personally because of the formula and my preferences.

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    3.7/5
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    April 08, 2017

    A fairly good concealer but Make Up For Ever's Lift Concealer is much more effective at a similar price point! Although I like the light water-based consistency of this product (and the fact that it blends incredibly well!), I did find that I had to apply more pressed powder under my eyes to maintain a bright appearance. It does tend to fade a bit after a long day but for shorter periods of 4-6 hours, it holds up very well. As with any concealer though, I would personally recommend using this product after foundation. Pretty average performance for its price point although I am a bit fan of the tiny nose on the applicator.

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    4.0/5
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    September 30, 2016

    Great concealer, it covers marks left my blemishes really well and is even better when it is set by a powder. There are a lot of shades to choose from which makes it easy to find the perfect shade

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    3.3/5
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    February 06, 2016

    This product is really great. It matches my skin tone almost perfectly and blends really well. It lasts all day and doesn't collect in the creases of your skin. It's creamy and doesn't dry out your skin. It can rub off easily if you don't apply a primer first. A big plus is that a whole tube can last you a very long time because you don't need to apply a lot to get the coverage that you need.

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    2.3/5
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    January 02, 2016

    When I first purchased this concealer I was excited about the coverage. After using it for a week or so I realized that the texture was not for me, it's too watery.

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    December 01, 2015

    For the cost of this Mac product I really did expect a lot more from it. Had to use a lot to make it work

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    3.3/5
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    October 21, 2015

    The price is fine, considering this is a high end product. It appeared to look good at first, but I found it would look very dry and flaky close-up (I have dry/combination skin). My biggest problem with this concealer was that when I used it to cover blemishes, it seemed to break me out even more, then I used more to cover the new ones, and it just continually got worse until I stopped using the product. I typically only get hormonal acne, but this appeared to make it worse for a few weeks following.

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    2.7/5
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    May 28, 2015

    I am very on the fence with this product, I usually love Mac products but this didn't really cover up what needed to be concealed. It works well if you did not have very red blemishes but either than that I personally would not recommend.

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    4.3/5
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    May 18, 2015

    This concealer is absolutely amazing! I have normal-dry skin and it is the only concealer I have found that goes on smoothly and doesn't inflame my dry skin. Ive searched high and low and tried many cheaper drugstore versions, and they just do not cut it! It may be a bit more expensive than I would like but it is definitely worth the splurge.

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    2.7/5
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    May 02, 2015

    hard to find a colour that fits and it doesn't cover very well.

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