We’ve all had those days when some well-placed concealer is a life-saver. Maybe you’ve been burning the candle at both ends, or maybe you’re having a breakout. Luckily there are loads of cruelty-free brands who’ve come to the rescue with a selection of vegan concealers, for when you need that helping hand. With the right concealer, you don’t need to sweat those little imperfections, and can go about your day with confidence. Whether you need a quick-fix cover-up or something to hide tired skin, there’s something for you. Make blemishes a thing of the past with 15 of our favourite vegan concealers, from light creams to heavy-duty serums.
This concealer won the Best Beauty award from Stylist, and we can see why. It is lightweight yet buildable, to give a full even coverage. It won’t settle into any fine lines, instead it blends perfectly into your skin for a demi-matter finish. Japanese green tea helps to rejuvenate skin, reducing fine lines and making the skin look brighter. It’s also easy to use with a soft, flocked applicator and comes in a handy compact bottle. Available in 14 shades.
For a medium coverage and a silky serum-like texture, we love this product from 100% cruelty-free ILIA. It’s kind to your skin with the addiction of Vitamin C and Albizia Julibrissin tree bark. These help to protect you from environmental damage, and also smooth and nourish your skin. The light formula gives a matte finish and hides the appearance of dark circles, meaning your skin will look brighter and more radiant. Available in nine shades.
For a perfect finish, you need a good quality brush. This concealer brush from Illamasqua is a great choice, since it’s made with synthetic materials and not animal hair. Use this product to help you build coverage, and blend at the edges. The flat edged brush makes blending and smoothing your concealer quick and easy.
This lightweight concealer is perfect for accurately covering dark spots, blemishes and scarring. Simply dot over the required areas with a. brush and then smooth with a fingertip to blend, before applying your usual foundation, tinted moisturiser or loose powder. This highly pigmented formula is soft and is designed to mimic the texture of your skin. It also provides SPF protection. All 3INA products are cruelty-free and they have a good sized vegan collection. This concealer is available in six shades.
There is a hint of magic about this liquid concealer. It gives skin a fresher, brighter appearance while cleverly covering any blemishes or marks. The innovative cushion applicator lets you apply the concealer easily and accurately, as it rolls over imperfections and hugs the contours of your face. This product also contains wild indigo to improve the skin’s luminosity, as well as Palmitoyal Glycine (also known as the bliss molecule) to reduce the appearance of fine lines. Available in 16 shades.
We love that this comes in such a large range of shades to choose from. It is a long-lasting liquid concealer designed to provide complete coverage and blur imperfections. The lightweight formula won’t sink into fine lines, or smudge as the day goes on. It also contains fermented algae to protect your skin against the pollution of urban life. Cover FX are 100% vegan and cruelty-free, and this product free of parabens, fragrances and other damaging chemicals. Available in 30 shades.
Not only does this concealer help you look your best, it’s also great for your skin too. It’s full of organic, nourishing ingredients that soothe and moisturise. The lightweight consistency means that it blends easily, without creasing or caking. Hide dark circles and pigmentation, while enjoying a mineral formula that reflects light for a flawless finish. Contains shea butter, jojoba seed oil and aloe vera. All INIKA products are 100% vegan and cruelty free. This is available in three shades.
For a look so flawless, people will think you were born this way, try this multi-use formula from Too Faced. You can use it to conceal, contour, highlight and retouch, replacing a whole make-up bag full of different products! It gives a natural finish while covering any blemishes and blending easily. It’s light and long-lasting, with no dryness or caking and is free of oil and parabens. It’s even photo-friendly with no flashback! Available in 20 shades.
This is a lovely light concealer and serum all in one. It gives an excellent coverage without being heavy or cakey. It instantly covers the appearance of dark circles, pigmentation or other blemishes, leaving you with a smooth, even finish. It also contains mineral optics to reflect light and give a brighter, more radiant appearance. It’s easy to apply and lasts all day with no smudging or fading. It also contains moisturising ingredients to nourish your skin. Available in six shades.
Give your skin a soft focus finish with this smooth liquid concealer. It smooths on easily to give a flawless appearance, hiding any blemishes without being heavy or showing up fine lines. You can blend and build this formula for a customisable finish. It’s free from parabens and contains vitamin E to moisturise your skin and leave it feeling cared for. Barry M is 100% cruelty-free with a large vegan collection. Available in six shades.
B. by Superdrug is a fully vegan, 100% cruelty-free brand and we love the huge range of products available. This handy concealer is great for on the go as it comes in a small container that’s perfect for your bag. Use it to conceal any dark circles or imperfections, leaving a smooth flawless finish that lasts all day. You can also use it to contour so it’s doubly useful! Available in three shades.
Foundcealer, foundation & concealer – see what they did there? Cruelty-free brand Tarte always create such cute packaging, and this concealer is no different. It’s marketed as a total complexion solution, so you can use it to build your perfect level of cover. It’s light and easy to apply, with a smooth, radiant finish. It contains the superbalm babassu, as well as essential fatty acids and antioxidants so it’s kind to your skin. Available in 28 shades.
Be Kind Beauty are always 100% cruelty free, and we love this vegan friendly under-eye concealer. It is made from organic botanical ingredients and pure earth minerals, to make you look like you’ve had a restful night’s sleep no matter what! The gentle formula is free from parabens and feels weightless on your skin. It works to hide dark circles, making your skin look healthy and refreshed. Available in one shade.
14. Wet n Wild Beauty Illumi-Naughty Highlighting and Concealing Pen
This is another handy two-in one product from cruelty-free brand Wet n Wild. Use it to cover up any imperfections, while highlighting your best bits! The liquid pen is easy to use, meaning that applying both products is a breeze. It also contains vitamin E and chamomile to soothe your skin and leave you with a smooth, soft look. It’s free from parabens and oils. Available in three shades.
Another product by Barry M, this is a perfect on-to-go touch up concealer. The light-reflecting formula is fab for tired eyes and dark circles. It’s light and smooth, so you can count on it to last all day with caking or seeping into fine lines. This concealer is infused with cucumber and aloe extracts to soothe and moisturise weary skin. Available in five shades
Do you have a vegan wonder product that saves your skin from blemishes and breakouts? Let us know in the comments below!
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