I am back again, continuing the ‘Testing Primark Series‘, and this week I thought I would give you the low-down on the ‘My Perfect Colour concealer’. This Primark concealer is only £2 … yes, you read that correctly, only £2. As concealers go, this is not just cheap but super cheap. But is it any good?

The Packaging:

I actually really like this packaging, I think it is very similar to most drugstore concealers, a thin plastic tube with simple black lettering. I love the fact that it is clear and black packaging as I personally think it looks more sophisticated. The narrow tube means that it doesn’t take up loads of room in both my collection and makeup bag, something that I really appreciate. The packaging also displays key information such as shade, volume and the important claims. This Primark concealer has a simple doe foot applicator which I don’t think is the best. For £2 I will let it slide, but I would prefer a larger, more cushioned applicator for quicker and smoother application.

The Concealer

This concealer consists of a total of 7.8 ml (or 0.26 Fl Oz). To put that into perspective, the Maybelline Fit Me concealer, which I think is probably has the most similarities to the Primark version, is 6.8 ml. So you are getting a considerable amount of product for such a small price point. The My perfect colour concealer range has 8 shades, ranging from the very fair to the more deeper skin tones. I chose the shade ‘Ivory’ as I am basically a walking, talking milk bottle. I will say I was limited by my Primark’s stock, and if I had more choices I would have chosen a paler shade, eg. porcelain, as this one is slightly too dark for under my eyes.

The claims:

There aren’t many claims listed by this Primark concealer, but here they are:

  • medium coverage
  • Contains Vitamin E and Aloe Vera

My thoughts:

So, as I said before, this concealer reminds me the most of the Maybelline Fit Me concealer, and I would say it is a good dupe. This concealer is definitely not full coverage like the Makeup Revolution one but is more light-medium. It feels very lightweight underneath the eyes, but doesn’t cover all of my dark circles, but the majority. Nonetheless, I do like this concealer for a no-makeup, makeup day. Like I said, I definitely got the wrong shade, and so I’m sure a lighter shade would be much more brightening underneath the eyes. In terms of the vitamin E and Aloe vera claims, obviously I can’t really prove that, but I do think it is a nice touch. Vitamin E is great for anti-ageing and so if you have more mature skin and want a light concealer underneath your eyes – this is the one for you. Aloe vera provides moisture to the skin. I can’t say that this concealer added moisture to my under eyes but it didn’t make them feel dry which some concealers do. All good! The Primark Concealer didn’t crease on me and lasted a good few hours.

Would I buy it again?

Overall, I did enjoy this concealer for more of a lightweight makeup day. I do wish it did more for my dark circles, but I think getting the right shade would make my undereyes brighter (my bad). If I was ever in my local Primark, I would pick this concealer up again, and for £2 … who could blame me?!

Have you tried this concealer? What are your thoughts?

Chlo x

Makeup Revolution was a brand that I never considered to buy, I always assumed that the low price meant that the quality of the products wouldn’t be up to scratch (a bit too snobby I know). After all the hype recently over the brand, I couldn’t resist and did a mini haul!

I thought I would do a little first impressions of the products I bought, If you would like a full review, let me know in the comments!

Unless you have been living under a rock recently, you will have definitely heard of the Makeup Revolution Conceal and Define Concealer. This product has been all over YouTube, Instagram and Twitter and has been named the dupe of the Tarte Shape Tape concealer. If you know me, you will know that I cannot resist a hyped over product… I ALWAYS have to buy it just to see if it is worth all of the buzz!

One of my first thoughts about this product was that it had an amazing shade range … a total of 18 shades ranging from the very fair to the very deep. For a drugstore brand, I think this is brilliant and more higher known brands (*cough* Tarte) should definitely learn something from this release! I have very pale skin and so I got shade C2 (unfortunately C1 was sold out on Superdrug) but lucky for me its a great match!

I never did buy the Shape Tape concealer, mainly because it was difficult to shade match online for the price and so I can judge this concealer as a stand alone product with no expectations. I am pleased to announce, this is my new favourite concealer! If you follow me on twitter you will know that I have been quite sick recently, and this product has made my dark under eye circles completely disappear! It has great coverage and blends beautifully without creasing… and for £4 what more can you want!

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I also thought I would purchase some of the Makeup Revolution Reloaded eyeshadow palettes. After much deliberation I decided to pick up the Iconic Vitality and the Iconic Fever palettes. Both of these are only £4 for 15 eyeshadows (WHAT?!), which at only 26p per eyeshadow is INSANE.

I have only played with these palettes a few times so far, but as first impressions go I am amazed! The shadows are Sooooo pigmented and blendable and exceptional value for money.

Iconic fever is a beautiful warm toned palette filled to the brim with beautiful burnt oranges, reds and purples which are perfect for all year round. There is a great mix of mattes and shimmers to create a wide variety of looks that work for both day and night!

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Iconic Fever

Iconic Vitality is very similar to the Fever palette with again some beautiful burgundy and brown tones, but also the addition of a beautiful black to create some smokier looks. There are also some cooler toned colours in this palette and so has something for everyone!

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Iconic Vitality

Both of these palettes have beautiful, high quality eye shadows at such a great price point and I cannot wait to use them more to see exactly how they compare to the more expensive palettes in my collection.

Have you tried these palettes or any other makeup revolution palettes? What are you thoughts? Did you succumb to the hype of the Conceal and Define concealer, do you love it as much as I do? Would you like a more detailed review of any of these products?

Let me know your thoughts by leaving a comment below! Thanks again for reading!

Chloe x