10 Best Korean Concealers of 2023
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When reviewing the best Korean beauty products, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Korean concealers were right up there amongst the best.
As a major player in the international beauty market, I can thank the women of Korea for this. They are totally committed to Korean beauty skincare routines, which in part is why Korean Concealers are so good.
Three features of Korean beauty standards stand out: Korean beauty products are made from natural products using state-of-the-art technology, there is a wide variety, and they are (quite often) inexpensive. This tells us that the Koreans have a winning recipe, and if the flawless skins of Korean women are anything to go by, then our guess is right.
Korean makeup, including concealers, is manufactured using the same exacting standards.
That’s why I have decided to test and review a plethora of Korean concealers and just ended up recommended these 10 best Korean concealers to help you choose the best concealer for you.
Top 10 Best Korean Concealers
I recommend that any of these Korean Concealers reviewed that suit your skin type should be part of your makeup routine.
I have covered concealers suitable for all skin types, any color variation, and in stick, cream, or liquid form. Choose one of these Korean concealers to help you achieve flawless, blemish-free skin.
Read on to discover the ones that are most suited for you.
Jung Same Mool – Essential Star-Cealer Foundation – 6 Colors
Essential Star-Cealer is a two-in-one product combining concealer and foundation and offers the perfect coverage for flawless skin. Contains silicone elastomer gel which conceals pores, blemishes, and fine lines while creating a soft, luminous complexion. It is suitable for anyone with combination or oily skin.
Why I love this product
- Creates flawless skin with perfect coverage of blemishes and fine lines.
- Gives a long-lasting coverage for Erase-Proof Effect.
- Comes in 6 shades to match any skin tone.
A’PIEU Moist Creamy Concealer SPF30 PA++ (5 Colors)
Moist Creamy Concealer has a smooth texture that goes on smoothly and is easily blended with your fingertips. The lighter shades can be used to highlight fairer skin tones. The high SPF content will protect against sun damage. This creamy concealer is suitable for all skin types.
Why we love this product
- Gives great coverage and conceals even stubborn veins under the eyes, lightens dark circles, and hides blemishes.
- Feels light and creamy on the skin
- Stays on all day without touchups.
Skinfood, Salmon Dark Circle Concealer Cream
A great, creamy textured concealer that covers any skin imperfections in an instant for flawless looking skin. Beneficial if you need to conceal dark rings around the eyes. Contains the natural ingredients of salmon roe extract, vitamin C derivatives, salmon oil, and haloxil. Suitable for all skin types and helps prevent the effects of aging on the eye area.
Why we love this product?
- Blends very easily into the skin so no unnecessary pulling in the delicate eye area.
- Long-lasting coverage.
- Very effective in covering dark circles under the eyes – perfect for hiding the fact that you lack sleep or are stressed out.
The Saem – Cover Perfection Tip Concealer SPF28 PA++
This Saem natural-looking concealer delivers a flawless look that lasts for hours. It comes in 5 different shades, the light pink one can be used for a highlighter and the beige one for contouring. It is packed with hydrating ingredients making it great for those with dry skin.
Why we love it
- It has a sun protection factor that will protect your skin from sun damage.
- It comes in a travel-friendly tube.
Clio – Kill Cover Pot Concealer (4 Colors)
The Kill Cover Concealer with a non-sticky, silky smooth texture provides long-lasting coverage for flawless looking, smooth skin.
It is resilient to humidity, sweat, and sebum, and it has a highly adhesive formula that covers spots and imperfections completely. It is suitable for even greasy skin, and it contains a sebum control.
Why we love it
- It is long-lasting and resists the effects of humidity melting makeup.
- It offers full coverage of spots, freckles, and blemishes making skin look perfect.
- It covers dark rings under the eyes, is easy to apply, and lasts all day long.
Etude House Big Cover Skin Fit Concealer PRO
This concealer acts as a second skin for amazing coverage.
It is a liquid concealer, so it applies really easily, and you can layer it until you have the coverage you need to conceal any blemishes or dark shadows. Blend it in with your fingers or use a brush to create a more natural look. Suitable for everyone, but dry skin will especially love its creamy formula.
Why we love it
- It comes in 9 different shades, including color-correcting ones. So whether you have light skin or need something a bit darker, there will be a fit for you.
- Perfect for hiding dark circles around the eyes as well as fine lines.
- It comes in a skinny glass tube, so it is easy to carry around with you in your bag.
The Saem Mineralizing Creamy Concealer
This mineralizing concealer contains ceramides, giving a creamy texture that hydrates the skin. The SPF30PA++ will protect your skin from sun damage. It contains Celtic water from Vosges du Nord of France, a source of pure water. The micro-sized powder particles have the adhesive power to create a very thin, light layer to cover any flaws. Suitable for anyone with dry skin as it is moisturizing covers fine lines, and high SPF sun protection.
Why we love it
- Great coverage for redness, freckles, acne scars, age/dark spots, and dark circles under the eyes.
- Can be applied in layers until the coverage you need is achieved.
Innisfree Mineral Stick Concealer
This Innisfree matt concealer lasts for hours and is perfect for people on the go as it comes in a handy tube similar to a lipstick applicator for convenient concealing. It comes in two shades of natural beige and light beige. The soft texture melts quickly to spread on the skin for flawless coverage. This concealer is formulated with green tea leaf extracts for extra hydration. People with dry or normal skin. Not recommended for acne-prone skin as it contains an ingredient with a high comedogenic rating.
Why we love it
- Its skin-fitting formula glides smoothly over skin imperfections and bumps.
- This concealer feels great on the skin and works for hours.
- Perfect if you don’t have time to touch up during your busy day, but you always need to look your best.
Peripera – Double Longwear Cover Concealer
This concealer is fitted with an Aqua Fitting System to adhere closely to the skin. This ensures a lightweight finish. Has an enclosed applicator to ensure dabbing on the correct amounts to the desired areas like under-eyes and lip area. Suitable for sensitive skins as it is dermatologically tested.
Why we love it
- Ensures that dark circles, fine lines, and blemishes are covered
- Double powder infused to ensure high coverage to skin flaws.
The SAEM Cover Perfection Ideal Concealer Duo
This dual type concealer offers excellent coverage, doesn’t clump in wrinkles, and has a sun protection factor SPF 28, PA++. The tip concealer offers a thin layer to cover a large imperfection like an uneven skin tone. The stick concealer has a soft, creamy texture to cover small imperfections like freckles, pimples, or moles, Suitable for all skin types.
Why we love it
- A perfect concealer with the duo tip allows the full coverage of any imperfection from acne scars to dark circles under the eyes.
- Does not settle into creases.
- Use the liquid as a foundation and apply extra layers for extra coverage after using the stick concealer on smaller complexion flaws.
Korean Concealers: Frequently Asked Questions
Which type of concealer is best?
Stick, and cream concealers are more hydrating and are less likely to settle into fine lines and wrinkles, so that they will work better for dry skin. They can be used over larger areas that need smoothing out, like the area under the eye, or covering a pigmentation problem. A liquid concealer works better for normal to oily skins as they are less likely to smear or collect in skin creases. There are dual concealers available that combine liquid and stick concealers.
Why does concealer make my under eyes look worse?
Before applying concealer, you must apply moisturizer and foundation so that the concealer has something to sit on. Otherwise, the concealer with settle into the dry patches and lines, which will make your under-eye area rough-looking.
Should my Korean concealer be lighter or darker than my foundation?
As a general rule, beauty experts recommend going a shade or two lighter to cover the dark circles or darker skin under our eyes. They recommend matching your foundation color for a concealer to cover age spots, dark spots, or blemishes.
Should I apply the concealer before or after foundation?
Concealer must be applied after your foundation as your goal with concealer is to concentrate it in certain areas to cover flaws. If you put your concealer on first, you will end up pushing it around and rubbing it when you apply your foundation. So before concealer, apply your moisturizer, then your primer or foundation. Next comes your concealer. After your concealer apply powder if you use it, and lastly your bronzer, blusher, and highlighter.
Do cream concealers provide good coverage?
Cream concealers normally provide medium to full coverage. These concealers are usually packaged in a small pod, compact, or a palette. Cream concealers work well under the eyes and on larger areas as it has an easy spreading consistency.
Can you get a foundation and concealer combined?
Some products combine these two, which allow you to achieve flawless skin with perfect coverage of blemishes and fine lines. The foundation and the concealer are applied with a puff for perfect blending.
What sort of Korean concealer should I buy if I need it to last all day?
If you intend to wear a concealer all day without having to re-apply now and again, pick a waterproof one. It will not be affected and melt away even on the hottest, most humid day, and will even withstand your perspiration. It will last for hours.
How should you use a color correcting concealer?
The different colors are used to hide specific skin imperfections. A green or mint concealer is used to cover red pimples, rosacea, and acne scars. The orange or peach conceals uneven undertones and blue, dark eye circles. Purple concealers brighten skin tone. Yellow covers bruises, under-eye circles, and any veins on the skin with a purple tone.
What areas on my face can I use my concealer?
Wherever you want an even-looking skin, so under your lips, under the eyes to cover dark circles, and on the sides of the nose. If you have any acne, scars, or highly pigmented areas, these can also be covered.
Korean Concealers: Final Thoughts
Every woman wants to achieve smooth flawless skin. To achieve this luminous complexion, follow the Korean beauty routine and use Korean concealers to cover any blemishes and imperfections.
The natural ingredients in these products are not harmful to your skin, and the high SPF factor in many of these products will protect you against the harmful effects of the sun.
I hope I have inspired you to use Korean concealers. Their superior coverage will ensure your skin looks its best at all times and in all circumstances. Korean concealers are products I can recommend with confidence.