Friday, 14 February 2014

The Benefits of Benefit Concealers

Benefit Concealers

Benefit Concealers

Benefit Erase Paste and Boi-Ing Concealers

Benefit Fakeup Concealer

Dark circles, spots and hyperpigmentation? Not a cute look. Luckily, here is where Benefit come to the rescue with their amazing concealer range. They’ve got me covered when I want to be imperfection-free and help me achieve flawless base.  These three concealers work absolute wonders and each and every one of them has a special place in my heart. Kiss the discolored skin goodbye and welcome my favorite confidence boosters!

Boi-Ing Concealer in 01 Light

Meet my best friend when it comes to covering spots! This medium-to-full coverage concealer covers every spot or scar I might be having and the best part is that it looks very natural. It doesn’t irritate my skin and feels very lightweight on. Just worm it up between your fingers and dab it onto the desired area. The warmth of your fingertips will help it melt and blend into the skin perfectly. Boi-Ing glides on like charm and it does not crease or fade. It stays put for the whole day, ensuring that everything will stay concealed and you don’t have to worry that something unwanted will start peeking in the middle of the day. As a huge dry-under-eye-area sufferer, I’d say that Boi-Ing is not my best bet, as it tends to feel a bit drying. However, if you have more normal skin there – go for it – it will cover anything and it will not crease. It’s tried and tested.

Erase Paste in 02 Medium

This full-coverage gem keeps me the best company during summertime. When my skin is tanned, Erase Paste works perfectly in conjunction with my favorite Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua foundation. After I have my foundation on, I pat the concealer on top of any imperfections and blend. On my good skin days, I just mix the two for fuller coverage and it looks flawless. Erase Paste is very creamy and smooth and feels lightweight. It applies wonderfully and blends effortlessly into the skin for the perfect natural finish. You can apply Erase Paste with your fingertips but I find that my Real Techniques Detailer Brush works the best, as it allows me more precision. This product provides the perfect coverage, which doesn’t look cake-y and completely eliminates all traces of hyperpigmentation or spots. As for under the eyes – Erase Paste works a treat! It brightens up the area beautifully and the peachy tones of the concealer counteract the blue-ish dark circles. Hello fresh and awake complexion!

Fakeup in Light

Say hello to the ultimate under eye brightener – Fakeup! This beauty eliminates the signs of fatigue like there is no tomorrow and makes me look so healthy and fresh. Its incredibly hydrating, crease-proof formula is everything I am looking for in a concealer, and more. Fakeup has two components – moisturizing outer ring with Vitamin E and apple seed extract and the center, which is the concealer itself. This double-duty gem may seem a bit greasy at first, but once blended and set with powder it looks matte and ensures long lasting wear. It’s love. I adore how well Fakeup takes care of those terrible dark circles and illuminates the under eye area. However, if you think that the amazing properties of this lipstick-looking gem end here – think twice. I love using Fakeup to sculpt my face, as highlighter. I just take it under my eyes all the way down my cheekbones in a V-shape, and then blend. Also, I pop it on my cupids bow and bring it down the bridge of my nose to make it look slimmer. It’s quick and easy and it actually works wonders. Now, I’d say that using Fakeup on blemishes is not the greatest idea as it’s a bit too emollient and does not offer full coverage. I’ll just stick to brightening up my face with it and enjoy my fresh and dewy skin. <3

Have you ever tried some of these concealers? Which is your favorite Benefit concealer?

Lots of love,


  1. I'm almost ashamed to say that I haven't tried a single concealer from Benefit, but I'm so tempted by at least two of these that i bet it won't be long until I've got one :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  2. Your photos are AMAZING!!! I still have a lot to learn until I can take shots like those.

    Oh and I also love Benefit concealers, I think Boi-Ing is my favourite :)

  3. I've only tried the fakeup concealer on one of my friends when I was doing her makeup! I've heard mixed reviews about both boi-ing and erase paste though most, like yours, are on the positive side! Thanks for these reviews :)
    Lovely Notions

  4. Love love love all your photographs, beautiful post! xxx

  5. Never bought a concealer from Benefit before, I do want to try Fake Up though! xo

    Adrienne @ Late Night Nonsense | Bloglovin' | YouTube

  6. Haven't tried any of these concealers but they seem great! Love your pictures <3

    Des | Simple Charm Beauty

  7. I've only tried the Erase Paste and at first I didn't like it (when my undereyes were a bit drier). However, as time passed, I tried this one again, fairly recently and loveee it! Especially for my dark circle. The slightly pinky/salmony undertone it has cancels them out super well and a little goes a long way since it is so concentrated! I only have a sample pot but it looks almost completely full.

    k.f.c. =P

  8. I really like the look of erase paste, I have been meaning to try it for ages! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD

  9. I think i need to get my hands on Boi-ing, lovely post!

    Hannah Heartss xxx

  10. Thank you for this recommendations! I've always wanted to try a concealer from Benefit but never knew which one I should buy! xx

  11. Erase Paste is my absolute favourite! :)

  12. I recently bought the Boi-Ing concealer and I totally agree with your review! My hyper pigmentation doesn't stand a chance.

  13. This post has came at the best time. I've owned Erase Paste for months and couldn't get on with it. I tried patting it on with fingers or using the same brush you've shown here. I then tried the conceler brush with the Bare Minerals starter kit the other day and omg what a difference! xx


  14. these all sound so good, i'd love to try them x

  15. I've heard about the boi-ing concealer a million times. I really should try this :)


  16. Thanks for the review! I'm thinking about getting the boi-ing concealer! ;)

  17. I swatched the Fake Up concealer and it was so nice and moisturizing x

  18. I've heard so much about these concealers but I haven't given them a try yet. I'll definitely have to.
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

  19. I love Boi-ing; but I just find Fake Up a bit greasy :-(
    Laura | A Life With Frills

  20. Great post, I haven't tried a Benefit concealer yet so found this breakdown really helpful :)x

    The Belle Narrative

  21. I am a big fan of Erase Paste, and after reading this review I'm tempted to try Boi-ing!

  22. I must try Boi-ing, I've borrowed my mums Fake Up and found it looked too greasy even though I have dry skin. xo

  23. I have never tried any Benefit Concealer but i've heard so many good things about Boi-ing. I would love to try out some more of their products.


  24. I'm going to agree with Amber Hunter above, your photos are lush!
    I've not tried any Benefit concealers, although I have practically everything else from benefit.
    This has really cleared things up about what each product is good for, so thanks!

    Kimamely Xx (

  25. I'm your 2000th follower YEEEEEY! :)

    I've never tried Benefit Concealer but I really should - it looks so great....
    Your photo's are gorgeous!

    Kelly from | Day Dreams & Daisy Chains

  26. I really like the fake up concealer, love that it doesn't crease or look cakey, would really like to try erase paste too!

    Bella x

  27. I did like the Erase Paste but found it a little too creamy for my oily skin. I still have almost a full tub so might give it another go and see if I can work it better :) Wendy xx
    Scottish Wendy | Wendy's World

  28. I had Boiing ages ago and really like it! I somehow forgot about it though. I think I just wanted to see what else was out there and it fell off my radar. Will have to have another go at it!


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