Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Askmewhats Reviews: NYX Concealer in a Jar (Medium)

First of all, I want to thank Lizzz of Li(z)terati for introducing me to this wonderful product. I've seen this product "all the time" when she's doing a tutorial. I have always been in search for a concealer easy enough to apply on my undereye circles. Since I bought a couple of NYX e/s from Cherry Culture, I gave this baby a try and so far.... I'm very happy! Thanks Liz!

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NYX Concealer in a Jar is Magic in a jar for your's truly. It was really difficult for me to choose a shade as I ordered online and everyone who does online shopping knows how difficult it is to choose a shade. I chose Medium and I thought I made a wrong choice and thought ..."what the heck? I'll just use this as eyeshadow base then"

Let me swatch it for you, again for preference, I am a NC30/35



It looked a bit pinkish on me, but it really works on my bags...really, surprisingly...it does

Let me show you a pix below (Note: I applied it all over my eyes with a concealer brush)
No powder, no nothing, just the concealer



This li'l jar really works on me!


NYX Says ---
This concealer gives you natural coverage for larger areas. Perfect for oily to combo skin.

Askmewhats says ---

Pros
  • very smooth and doesn't sink in the lines
  • can work very well as e/s base, I've tried this so many times and it doesn't crease
  • affordable
  • finishes into powder form, but not powdery
  • very creamy and glides on easily
Cons
  • not available here, have to order online hence difficult to choose the colors
  • have a faint smell, I can't seem to explain the smell, but to some it won't be a problem, to me, I'm not into concealers with scent..hehehe but it's ok :)
Tip

Please DAB do not rub the concealer as this will just remove the product out of your skin.

Will I repurchase?

YES YES YES! Waiting for the next Cherry Culture sale.


Have you found your HG concealer?
I did, but I need a back up just in case I can't order this online
Have a great conceal those needed to be concealed day! *smiles*


Your askmewhats,
Nikki


28 comments:

  1. wow.. you're very welcome, Nikki. I am glad you liked it as well. :-)

    as for scents in general, well, i guess my olfactory nerves are dysfunctional. hehe!

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  2. I love this concealer a lot! I've been searching for at least a decent concealer for a long time. For the price, it's a miracle I found it! I wanna check out this shade. It sucks I didn't get anything from the last sale.I wanted to haul some even w/ s&h but there's so many stuffs I wanted that are out of stock. *sigh*

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  3. Liz, hahaha that's funny! Olfactory nerves dysfunctional? hehehe My ears aren't working well, but my sense of smell...really ROCKS! hahaha

    Jie-jie :) I know! I have most of the stuffs on the wish list, waiting for sale!!!! Goodluck, I'll let you guys know just in case I know a cherryculture sale coming up :) Don't worry, we'll get what we want..someday! hahaha

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  4. Still haven't found my HG of concealers yet. Ssearching, still searching :p

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  5. too bad NYX isnt available locally no? I use Mary Kay concealer in Ivory, its really good as well and easy on the pocket 510php I think.

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  6. thanks for the swatch of the medium. I have it in beige and i love it, however medium might actually work for me. so thanks for this!

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  7. Hi Nica dear, thanks for visiting, yes, I hope i can just say "GO GET 1" it's difficult hahaha I wish NYX people can hear me!!!!

    Tine, goodluck in your search for your HG concealer

    Stylishmomy, how do you get your mary kay? Via agent ? that's an OK price so far..but I'm finishin up my NYX hehehe :)

    Ladystarr, i'm glad my swatch helps :) Anytime!

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  8. i might try this one when i visit Singapore. thanks for the reco! btw, my HG is Shu pro spots.

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  9. Thanks for the review! I've heard rave reviews on this product. Medium shade might be a match for me, since I'm slightly darker than you. I've also heard rave reviews on EDM Sunlight Concealer. I'm debating between cream or loose powder concealer. I have dry skin, so cream might be the way to go. I've never seen this concealer in stores for some reason.

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  10. Moi, yes, do take a look at it when you visit singapore :) And Look for Liz too! hehehe

    Fabuless, girl! Yes, Medium would be a good shade :) it really works, surprisingly. And with regards to powder concealer, I've tried MMU concealer, it wasn't bad, but I find the coverage of cream works better on me :) do give it a try and see which one works for you :) and tell me how it goes

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  11. I think the NYX concealer works really well on you! it such hard work to find a HG concealer, seems like you found yours :D

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  12. Nic Nic, so right! It is super difficult to look for HG concealers, I've tried....so many!!!! I've wasted a lot of money..and I have to throw a lot of them away. Funny how I've come to find an HG product and it's not available here! hehehe

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  13. my HG concealer would be MAC which i've used for nearly 4 years already.:) but i'm loving Mary Concelaer in Ivory.

    This NYX is truly tempting. :)
    I want one na rin. :) This looks great on you girl!! :)

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  14. Yes Shen! I know you'd say MAC :) hehehe Buti i didn't say P&J no? hehehe but I was quite surprised as well with the quality of NYX, I was really thinnking I got the wrong shade but then, it still works :)

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  15. Yes sis, got it through an agent. Been using it for almost 6 months now and still got a lot, so its a keeper. =)

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  16. If i can't reorder NYX, I'll note on that :) I've used their pressed powder, Mary Kay have great make up collection!!!

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  17. I was actually contemplating this concealer for the longest time, but didn't know which shade to pick! I'm NC25-30, so now I know exactly what shade to get. :)

    Thanks for the review, Nikki!

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  18. Emilee, you are so welcomed!
    UPDATE: I have a bad zit on my chin, and I've used it this morning before I put on powder foundation, my husband was surprised, it was really gone!!! :) This is really a great product :)

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  19. I remembered your review on this awhile back. And now that Cherry Culture has the free shipping sale...I'm finally getting it! I'm a MAC NC35-40. Do you think Medium will be too light for me?

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  20. hi nikki
    may i ask what is your HG concealer? Thanks a lot!

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  21. Fab Beuaty, medium will be just right for you :)

    K, so far, there's no HG concealer yet, but NYX concealer in a jar definitely is included in my favorite list. There's MUFE concealer palette and I love the Graftobian foundation to be used as concealer :)

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  22. Hi I've been reading stuff in your blog lately. And I like your reviews.
    I'm interested in getting this kind of concealer. I also saw that you made a review about skinfood salmon concealer in shade 2. I also have that with same shade? You think medium will work for me too?

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  23. Macky, yes, medium works great for someone who's using Skinfood Salmon Concealer shade no. 2 :)

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  24. so, what do you use? more of the medium or the beige one??


    i'm ordering soon, i can't really decide whether to buy beige or medium?

    what do u think???

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  25. @Chiara I'm using the beige one more on the undereye circles because it matches my skin tone, but the medium would work mostly to anyone around NC35-40 skin!

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  26. Which concealer is better, Skinfood salmon concealer or this one? Thanks in advance. :P

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  27. @celline08 Depends on what you're aiming for, the salmon concealer is best for undereye circles while the NYX concealer in a jar is also good for the undereye but you have to choose the right shade, NYX can also be used to conceal scars or pimples :)

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