Skinfood Salmon Dark Circle Concealer Cream





Please excuse my swollen and raw eyelids. >_<“.
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Review: I wanted a new conceal and had decided to go for Skinfood and this particular concealer targets the dark under eye circle. Bought this off eBay for £5.75 plus free shipping. It took around 2-3 weeks to get to the UK as this was shipped from South Korea. Bought this in shade 1 as there are only 2 shades available.

As you can see from my before and after pictures, it does wonders! The concealer is salmon colour with an orange and yellow hue. It’ll neutralise the blue and purple undertones in the dark circles. It gives a medium to full coverage depending on how much you use. You’ll only require a small amount to get good coverage as it is very pigmented. It’ll also brighten the skin around the eyes and will make you look more awake. It is buildable to get more coverage. Of course there is a limit as to what buildable is but you’ll be able to see. It doesn’t settle into fine lines or crease.

This product needs to be set with powder otherwise it won’t last since and will slide. It is creamy and contains salmon oil to help the creamy consistency and it has benefits too such as moisturising. When set, it has a good last power, around 6-8 hours. This won’t dry your under eye skin which I have always feared. The consistency glids onto your skin easily, making it easy to blend to avoid tugging the delicate skin due to the warmth of the skin. I would recommend using your fingertips to apply this rather than a concealer brush. Some people may not like this product as they may think it is really oily. Stay away if you aren’t keen on oily products. If you’re wondering, there isn’t any fishy scent to this. It’s more like a neutral make up smell?

You get 10g in this product which is a lot and will last you a long time. Great for the price too. Packing is cute as with all of their other products. The down side to this is the limited shades as of all the other asian products. This is my to go product if I’m in a hurry or too lazy to wear foundation (which is nearly everyday lol). This is my HG concealer.

22 Comments

  1. lucy
    1st April 2012 / 10:51 pm

    what primer do you recommend for setting it? 🙂

    • nicolyl
      2nd April 2012 / 7:13 pm

      set it with powder 🙂 the usual powder you use to set your foundation is always good!

  2. Katherine Tealeaf
    2nd April 2012 / 12:16 am

    Oh this sounds really lovely! I've heard so many good things about it. I'll have to pick it up sometime.

    • nicolyl
      2nd April 2012 / 7:14 pm

      it is awesome 😀

  3. αвву M.
    2nd April 2012 / 3:16 am

    haven´t heard of skin food before.. looks nice though : )

    • nicolyl
      2nd April 2012 / 7:14 pm

      this is my first product from them. i might check out their other products too ^^

  4. Anonymous
    16th April 2012 / 1:40 am

    What shade are u using ? And what shade is the most applicable for those who have fair skin ? Because I bought shade 2, it might not fit my skintone.

    • nicolyl
      17th April 2012 / 11:52 pm

      ive got shade 1. i think shade 1 would be best suited to fair skin

  5. Anonymous
    16th April 2012 / 1:43 am

    Is this also applicable to be a face concealer? Or hides other skin imperfections?

    • nicolyl
      17th April 2012 / 11:54 pm

      yeah. theres nothing stopping you to use it anywhere else 🙂

  6. Anonymous
    18th April 2012 / 8:42 am

    This weighs 10g right? So how many months will it lasts?

    • nicolyl
      19th April 2012 / 12:47 pm

      it will last many many months. ive had this since january, used it nearly everyday and it looks like it hasnt been used a lot.

  7. Anonymous
    18th April 2012 / 8:47 am

    Do I need to pair it with salmon dark circle powder when using this concealer?

    • nicolyl
      19th April 2012 / 12:48 pm

      no you dont. i dont have it and using my face powder to set it is still good

  8. Anonymous
    22nd April 2012 / 4:42 am

    what brand of face powder you are currently using?

    • nicolyl
      23rd April 2012 / 1:00 am

      rimmel stay matte pressed powder

  9. Anonymous
    23rd April 2012 / 11:46 am

    Did you also made a review on rimmel stay matte pressed powder?

    • nicolyl
      24th April 2012 / 9:13 am

      nope i havent

  10. Anonymous
    24th April 2012 / 5:30 pm

    what other concealer brands that you've tried and absolutely effective for hiding dark circles & other skin imperfections?

    • nicolyl
      25th April 2012 / 1:09 am

      ive used the revlon colorstay concealer and that works

  11. Stephanie
    16th October 2012 / 11:58 pm

    Great review; I recently bought this myself after reading your review. However, I'm having trouble applying it. I try patting it in but that just leaves "pat" marks behind. Can you give me any hints on how to apply it?

    • nicolyl
      17th October 2012 / 2:57 pm

      hmmm, i always get some product on my ring finger to warm up the product. sometimes i use the hair dryer to heat it up on my finger to make the concealer blend better if the product is still a bit stiff. i heat it up for a few seconds. i use this under foundation so the foundation will cover the the pat marks. could always use a concealer brush if that helps

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