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The Best Organic Concealers on the Market
Why use organic concealers
Makeup is used to cover and conceal an unsightly scar, blemish or dark circles. Breakouts start to occur at puberty so concealing them is important. Teenage girls skin is sensitive and finding products to help hide the eruptions is important. Many begin using makeup around that time also so finding a product that doesn't worsen the condition is desirable.
Women are always on the lookout for the latest beauty products on the market today. As we age those bags and dark circles under eyes appear more pronounced. Blemishes and age spots are also a problem, so concealers can be a God-send.
Covering the dark circles can be tricky. The liquid foundation usually dries and cakes up; the powered concealer rubs off and must be reapplied and the stick roll-on type can make the puffiness worse if too much pressure is applied.
To make matters worse are the ingredients in most over the counter products. They will often cause skin break outs and rashes causing you apply more makeup. It's a vicious cycle of frustration for anyone with problematic skin. Read the labels carefully and be sure to research first.
Natural or Organic
Being cursed with sensitive skin, I look for makeup with organic, hypo-allergenic ingredients. I always read the label and look for some words such as organic and natural. Some concealers do a better job than others.
I have used many products and suffered from reactions that lasted days or even weeks! Makeup concealers being applied to the most sensitive areas of my face must be carefully scrutinized.
To be classified as natural or organic, a company must use mostly ingredients that actually are considered organic or natural. In other words, no synthetic, or allergens in the makeup. Since the cosmetic industry is mostly unregulated, the consumer must be alert to their claims and read every label or research the web for reviews.
Most of these product lines have some “other” ingredients so it's assumed that since people are having a better experience using these products. The consumer may come to the conclusion that there must be some truth to their claims.II recommend reading reviews carefully to determine whether you're going to have the same beneficial results. Video reviews are another good source of information.
I have reviewed some concealers that claim to be made with natural ingredients. Most of these products have the same list of ingredients, give or take a few.
Going natural is tricky so you'll have to check the labels and companies out carefully.
Some may claim to use organic ingredients, but the label shows many unsafe "other" ingredients used to stop spoilage.
Some of these ingredients you'll find on the label are;
organic Castor oil
willow bark extract
organic rose extract
organic palm oil
almond and avocado
organic grape seed extract
Popular Organic makeup
After reviewing some of the most popular cosmetic companies available, I've made some notes about each one. Not all of these are household names yet and have a wide range of price tags.
Nvey Eco Organic Erase-Corrective Makeup costs around $ 30.00 and is a product of Australia. It comes in three tones; deep beige, medium and neutral color.
Suki Liquid Concealer has a price tag of $41.95 (on sale) -$91.99. It is one of the priciest product lines and is popular with celebrities. The shades available are flax (fair to medium) and linen (medium to deep skin tones). Just put a drop on the back of your hand and lightly dab on problem areas with a brush.
The Organic Make-Up Company's All Natural and Organic Concealer is priced at $19.95 to $22.95 and comes in a round compact which is applied with a cosmetic sponge. The shades available are honey, ivory, Terra Cotta, espresso, custard, and vanilla bean.
Dr. Hauschka Concealer is made in a 2 oz stick and sells for around $24.00. Their skin tones are fair, fair to medium, and medium colors. Dab on problem areas for a smooth, finished look.
Amazing Cosmetics Concentrated Concealer is .5 oz. and runs from $28.00-$42.00. The color choices are deep pink, dark tan, deep golden, deep dark, tan, dark, tan, and fair tones. The company claims you only need a small amount to do the job. This is a favorite of makeup artists so it must be a good product line.
Physicians Formula concealer
Physicians Formula Organic Wear Concealer Green is a 16 oz green stick and paper cardboard tube. The nominal cost of $5.50 to $6.95 for such a large concealer. It comes in four shades. The green color is deceiving and testimonials praise its' coverage.Watch the video to see how easy it is to apply.
Afterglow Organic Aloe Concealer provides gel spot treatment of problem areas and under your eyes. This sells for around $28.00 and comes in ultra light for fairest skin tones, light for medium to light skin tones and medium for medium to deep skin tones. You only need a small drop to hide the blemish or dark areas under your eyes.
Summary of Organic Makeup to Conceal
Concealers that are organic is the best type of makeup one can use on sensitive skin. Young girls and older women all suffer from allergies to makeup ingredients.
Since I have tried Physicians Formula concealer and other lines, and can tell you that my skin is calmer and blemish free. Needless to say, I am happy with this product line. It has has been around since the 1930s. with modest prices and generous sizes.
The Organic Afterglow Concealer seems to be another popular product with many good reviews. I only wish these were available when I was younger. Women today have a good assortment of safe, effective cosmetics on the market today.
Having flawless skin is easy to achieve now with these modestly priced concealers. Try some out soon and report your findings.
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© 2009 Stacie L