The 18 Best Concealers of 2024, According to Marie Claire Editors and Makeup Artists

Dark spots and circles don't stand a chance.

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When it comes to makeup heroes, there’s no beauty product that works harder than your favorite concealer. Any time we get an angry and annoying red pimple, we use the best acne-covering concealers to mimic a flawless complexion. When we stay up way too late scrolling TikTok, undereye concealers come to the rescue to hide dark circles. The best concealers ever can cover acne, shadows, and other imperfections like a champ, never crease, are long-lasting, and waken your face just like a morning cup of coffee. But finding a concealer that hits on all of these points is easier said than done—right?

Wrong. We beauty lovers at Marie Claire have searched high and low to bring you this list of the best concealers on the market. Ahead, you’ll find the tried-and-true concealers our team of editors keeps well-stocked in our makeup bags. From drugstore concealers like the e.l.f. Camo Concealer to more luxurious finds like the Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer, these products are set to solve all of your complexion woes. We even picked the brains of pro makeup artists for their favorites, so you better believe this list has the best of the best. 

What to Look For in Concealer

Of course, your definition of the “best” concealer will depend on your beauty needs. “Brands do a great job of really laying out what to expect from their formulas,” pro makeup artist Ehlie Luna tells Marie Claire. “What you should look for depends on your skin type, concerns, and the look you’re going for.” 

For example, if your under-eyes are dry, Luna says to make sure your concealer is a hydrating formula. Or, go with a full-coverage concealer if hiding spots is your priority. As a last tip, Luna says, “When concealing around the face you may even want to opt for a cream concealer, while a liquid texture can work better under the eyes.” 

Best Concealers

Meet the Makeup Experts

Ehlie Luna
Ehlie Luna

Ehlie Luna is a pro makeup artist whose experience goes from key makeup artist for the New York City Ballet to freelance commercial work in 2020 allowing her to move deeper into content creation. Her work has been featured in music videos and has graced the red carpet and catwalks of New York Fashion Week. She’s also worked with brands such as Daily Paper, Mac Cosmetics, Pattern Beauty, Beautyblender, r.e.m. beauty, UOMA Beauty, Macy’s, and more. Luna shares her expert tips and injects her unique personality into the beauty space through her TikTok page @EhlieLuna

Jonet Williamson
Jonet Williamson

Jonet Williamson is a New York-based Pro Makeup Artist and Content Creator specializing in relatable beauty from a pro perspective. Her work has been featured in commercial campaigns for Dolce & Gabanna, Levis, L'Oreal, Shea Moisture, and more. If you follow her online you can expect to see lots of fresh skin, a vibrant use of color, striking graphic liner shapes, and soft glam looks fit for a red carpet.

Kenyata Starr Gant, pro makeup artist and founder of pink lipps cosmetics
Kenyata Gant

Kenyata is a Kansas City-based makeup artist and entrepreneur. In 2011 from her kitchen, Kenyata created her own makeup line. In 2014, Kenyata became a self-taught MUA where she sold her lip products to all of her clients. In 2016, she opened The Pink Lipps Cosmetics Store where her high-quality products are sold, and where she services her clients alongside her team of 5. As a pro makeup artist with nine years of experience, Kenyata specializes in soft glam and bridal makeup. 

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Mali Thomas

Leading the #DewyBrownGirls makeup movement, Mali Thomas, A.K.A. King Mali Magic, is known for her ability to create a luminous glow on any skin type. With over 10 years of artistry experience, Mali has worked with some of the most notable names in the industry.