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Which Maybelline Concealer is Best?

Which Maybelline Concealer is Best?

Many drugstore brands manufacture concealers, but Maybelline seems to dominate the drugstore concealer playing field. The Fit Me and Age Rewind concealers are popular among internet beauty obsessives, and I have to say, I’m on the Maybelline concealer bandwagon. I’ve sampled three of their formulas: Fit Me, Age Rewind, and Better Skin, but which Maybelline concealer is best?

Maybelline Concealer Swatches
left to right: Age Rewind, Better Skin, Fit Me

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer: This concealer is popular in the beauty community, which means it will probably show up in your Instagram feed or on Youtube if you consume enough makeup media. However, I have to say it isn’t my number one. It is creamy and medium coverage, but it will crease if you don’t set it. My eyes are sensitive, and sometimes if they are irritated from allergies or rubbing, this concealer will irritate them even more. I also don’t love the shade selection. I have the shade “Light,” but it isn’t as brightening as I like my concealer to be. I like that the Fit Me has shades for fair to deep skin tones, but only 7 options seems inadequate to cover the wide range of skin tones that exist in the world.

Maybelline Better Skin Concealer: This was just meh for me: not bad, but not great. I found it to be drying, especially if you didn’t blend it in quickly. It could occasionally get cake on me, and I didn’t notice any skin-improving effects (despite the product’s claims). It wasn’t bad, but I wouldn’t repurchase this concealer.

And the winner is . . . 

Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer: As far as drugstore concealers go, this is the best I’ve tried to date. It is creamy, and I like the colors (though I admit the shade selection caters to light skin tones). The product dispenser is a no-fuss twist top, and I appreciate how easy it is to use this concealer. I find the Maybelline Age Rewind to be more comfortable than the other Maybelline concealers. The Maybelline Age Rewind concealer gets a lot of press, and with good reason. It is a medium coverage concealer with a great formula and an affordable price.


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  • Absolutely, 1000% agree with you. I am on my seventh bottle of Age Rewind, obsessed! Great post idea too, thanks for sharing xxx

    ALittleKiran | Bloglovin

    • It really is great, especially considering it is so cheap!

  • Francisca

    You’ve reminded me that I need to repurchase my beloved Age Rewind! It’s such an amazing concealer, probably my all time favourite – drugstore AND high end! xx

    Francisca |

  • Ah I really want to try Age Rewind now! I keep hearing good things about it, definitely going to pick it up next time I’m in Boots!

    The Makeup Directory

    • Hi Sally! I see your blog & insta all the time– thanks for stopping by. I do love the Age Rewind. Boots (No7) brand has just showed up in the US and I’m loving it!

  • I haven’t tried any of these as yet but I really want to try the age rewind xx

    Zoe ♥ MammafulZo

  • Maja Harder Thygesen

    I loove the age rewind concealer as well! It is really good for a cheap option, and even better than many luxury choices.

    • I agree! While it’s not my “holy grail,” it’s definitely among my favorites, and it’s so affordable!