Sunday, December 27, 2009

NYX Concealer in a Jar and MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer.. dupes?!

I've been obsessed with concealers lately since I'm on the hunt for my HG concealer! And since it's the holidays, I especially want to get that flawless look for my skin. We all want to look our best for this time, I'm sure ;)
Prior to using the Vichy Dermablend Skin Concealer, I have been using
NYX Concealer in a Jar.
I still use this now and carry it around with me everyday in my makeup bag. 

Its size makes it convenient for touchups.

NYX's description:
"Provides natural and lasting coverage of discolorations and imperfections without looking caked-on or clumpy. Super concentrated so just a little will do the job." 
[Source: Nyxcosmetics.com]

True to what it says, I like that the NYX Concealer in a Jar gives excellent coverage for my imperfections and its price is hard to beat for what this little jar of concealer does. I was very excited when I first learned of this concealer.


NYX Concealer in a Jar reminds me of the
MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer, which is another concealer I love that comes in a similar jar packaging. Having used both for a while, I find that the NYX Concealer in a Jar is indeed comparable to the MAC Studio Sculpt concealer and I was very happy for discovering this. I would say the NYX Concealer in a Jar is a good dupe for the MAC Studio Sculpt concealer.

NYX Concealer in a Jar comes in a 0.25oz jar.
I purchased this for $5 at my local drugstore.

MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer comes in a 0.19oz jar, slightly less than NYX Concealer in a Jar. This cost me $20

These concealers look very similar,
both in packaging and texture

Swatches of NYX Concealer in a Jar compared with MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer. You can see the creamy texture of these concealers.
Both are easy to blend and provide 

excellent coverage


The NYX Concealer in a Jar in shade Beige matches NC20-25 skin perfectly. With its yellow undertone, its great for covering areas of redness and blemishes. I tried using it on my undereye area and it does a great job of neutralizing the dark areas but I prefer a lighter shade under my eyes just to brighten my eyes up. During the winter when I am more pale, I use the MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer in NC15. It's also great for my undereyes.


[Source: Nyxcosmetics.com]
There are 12 shades to choose from for NYX Concealer in a Jar, which is only a little less than the selection for the MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer, which comes in 15 different shades. However, you get a good selection of colours for both lighter to darker skin tones. There are even 2 colour-correcting shades, as you can see, in Lavender and Green. 


When my MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer runs out, I'm looking forward to trying out the NYX Concealer in a Jar in Light or Porcelene. If you're looking for an affordable yet effective concealer, you might want to try this concealer out. :)


Have a good one lovelies!


5 comments:

Fifi said...

Great review!
I love my NYX concealer in jar as well. =)

❤ Ee Von said...

great! i was thinking of getting a mac concealer but now that i've read this, i'll definitely check the nyx concealer and the vichy one out. thank you so much for sharing!

Babybubblz said...

I have yet to try drugstore concealers (it's so hard to colourmatch myself ><), but I hope they have this in drugstores. I love NYX shadows =)

Thanks for the review!

sweetTEA said...

does it fade or crease on combo to oily skin

Haley McAdams said...

My friend also recommended me MAC concealers because it gives you an awesome finish. I was using a different brand of concealer for my eyes. I'll definitely buy one this weekend.


Haley
Kentucky Cosmetology CE

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