Hard Candy’s Glamoflauge Concealer | Review

September 25, 2013

So about two weeks ago I posted a Beauty Haul featuring some high-end and drugstore products. A few things were repurchases and some weren’t, after trying some of these out for 2 weeks, I figured it was time for a review.


So I bring you a review on Hard Candy’s Glamoflauge Heavy Duty Concealer!


Before we get started, I have extremely bad dark under eye circles. I also have freckles, a few scars from previous breakouts, and I don’t suffer from acne, just your usual hormonal breakouts. So on we go!



Glamoflauge Heavy Duty Concealer by Hard Candy



Price: $6.00

Size: Concealer 0.71 oz, Pencil 0.023 oz

Color: Light

Shade Selection: 5 Shades


Company Claims | A heavy duty, highly pigmented, blendable concealer that provides the ultimate coverage.  Create a flawless surface by covering birth marks, freckles, dark circles and even tattoos! — Hard Candy Website


Overall Application | I apply this in a patting motion in the areas I want and need extra coverage. It is very easy to apply and goes on smoothly.


Overall Color | There are 5 different shades to choose from–Ultra Light, Light, Medium Light, Medium, and Tan. I like my under eye concealers a little bit lighter than my actual skin, to give some brightness and highlight at the same time, making this shade just right for me. I think for a drugstore product the shade selection is just fine, seeing as many other drugstore concealers only come in 3 shades.


Overall Formula | It blends really well and it’s also very creamy. The teeniest, tiniest amount of concealer goes a LONG way! You don’t need much product at all, which is a great.


Overall Packaging | I don’t see anything wrong with the packaging at all, I like that not a lot of product squeezes out at one time, since you only need a small amount.


Overall Scent | This concealer does have a certain smell to it, not too sure how to describe it. It’s not super strong, but it’s there.


Overall Wear | Under my eyes it creases really bad after about 4 hours of wear. On my other problem areas such as my chin and the redness around my nose, aren’t a problem at all. It wears for long-periods of time and it does not cake up.



Blended Out


Pencil Swatch

Final Thoughts

After 2 weeks of trying this product out I’m 50/50 on it. The coverage it provides is AMAZING, however I really don’t like that it creased under my eyes. I know most concealers crease, but I honestly have never had one crease as bad as this one does. I love that it hides my dark under eye circles really well, but I do not like how it wears on me. Around my nose and my chin it does an amazing job at hiding my redness and my scars. I will definitely continue to use this product for problem areas, breakouts, and redness; but I will not continue to use it to hide my panda eyes.

I don’t think this concealer will be the best on someone with dry skin. I have oily skin find this product to be a bit drying on me.


Would I Repurchase?

Like I mentioned earlier, a little bit of product goes a long way, so I don’t think I will be running out of this any time soon. When I do run out–in like 5 years–I more than likely will repurchase because I do like the coverage it provides every where else.


Now I will be honest and say that I am not too fond of the pencil included, I really haven’t found much use for it, and find that I have not reached for it since I purchased these.

Also, I don’t have any tattoos, so I can’t make any claims on that part, I have however, heard and read many reviews that his concealer is a dupe for the Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer. Unfortunately I haven’t tried it yet, but when I do I will let you guys know for sure!!


So there you have it! I hope you guys found this post helpful and enjoyed it!


Have you tried this concealer? What are your thoughts on it?


Until next time loves!!





Daily Nuggets…


-I’m working on Friday’s post…it’s going to be a How To…if it works out well!


-Today was the 1 Hour Flash Sale at The Balm website. Everything was 50% off!


-Going for a simple and easy dinner tonight, Spaghetti…and maybe some brownies for dessert! 

-I bought this super cute acrylic spice rack the other day, and I’m using it for my nail polishes! You can find one for yourself here!

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