Sunday, 23 March 2014

Review: Hard Candy Glamoflage Concealer "Ultra Light"

I'm having one of those moments when I've had a product sat on my desk, staring at me for the last month, demanding its review to be written.

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Hard Candy's Glamoflage was one of the items on my "must try to buy" list when I visited Atlanta last year. I had seen it mentioned on a few blogs and I loved the idea of an affordable, heavy duty concealer.

As far as I know, the easiest place to get hold of Hard Candy is Walmart. It used to be quite widely available but a few years back it vanished and went through a huge re-branding to be launched again at Walmart. I had looked at the line in 2011 when I was in Atlanta for the first time but I left empty-handed. The stand still wasn't that well stocked this time round but I found one of the products I had wanted to try.

This concealer weighs in at 20g, which is huge for concealer! It also comes with a small pencil for more precise coverage. I've heard that this is good for spot coverage or for covering tattoos, but as my pencil seemed to be in a darker shade than the concealer, this got barely any use. The pack is currently listed as $6.

I got mine in Ultra-Light. This was a pretty good match for me and it did a fantastic job of concealing under eye circles and any spot concealing I needed. It is a heavy coverage concealer and a little goes a very long way.

However, the formula is just not a good match for my skin. No matter how I applied this, it just slid off within a couple of hours. No matter what brush I used, what I set it with, it just settled into lines or slid off the area I wanted concealing.

Not a good one for me, I'll stick with my Collection concealer for now.

5 comments:

  1. Based on all the reviews I've read/watched, this seems to be one of those love/hate products; either you absolutely love it or desperately hate it. I haven't had much luck with Hard Candy other than their baked powders so I don't bother much with their other stuff. LOL.
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    1. Yeah, I've seen the same types of reviews! I didn't buy any other Hard Candy this time round.

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  2. Hate it when that happens...but at least it wasn't a huge cost. The pencil does look...not-as-bright as the cream. I wonder if it applies the same shade, or if there's a noticeable color difference?

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    1. It's definitely darker, it's very obvious when I tried applying it.

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  3. I could never get this one to work for me either.

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