Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer Review and Swatches
By Ree

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer Review and Swatches

16 Jan 2020 (Updated: 24 Jan 2020)

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Here is a look at the brand new Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer which I have been testing. I am mad for concealer. It is one of the beauty products that I wouldn’t want to live without. This particular launch got me really excited because I love this brand’s take on skin. I have photos and swatches for you.

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer
Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer and Brush

This is a liquid concealer that comes in the same packaging as Hourglass’ gorgeous lip gloss collection, the Unreal High Shine Volumizing Lip Gloss.

What is Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer?

  • A full coverage, weightless, waterproof concealer
  • Uses innovative microspherical powders that blur and brighten
  • Promises up to 16 hours of instant skin perfection
  • Crease-resistant, light-reflecting liquid concealer
  • Blends seamlessly into skin
  • Diffuses the look of pores and fine lines
  • Highly pigmented formula evens skin tone to conceal dark circles, blemishes & other imperfections
  • Delivers a smooth, natural, airbrushed finish
  • Custom applicator that provides the perfect amount of product for all-over coverage
  • Vegan and cruelty free
  • Available in 22 shades exclusively at Harvey Nichols* in the UK

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer Swatches

I have three of the 22 shades to show you – Birch, Cotton and Oat:

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer Swatches - Birch, Cotton, Oat
Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer Swatches – Birch, Cotton, Oat

I started off thinking that I was in between Birch and Cotton, so I applied the Birch under my eyes and Cotton on the other areas that needed concealing:

I actually think that Cotton will work for me all over, and I can use Birch when I was extra brightness under the eyes.

Before & After

Here’s a shot with no makeup:

Before

Here’s with foundation (the new Urban Decay All Nighter Primer and a little Givenchy Everwear foundation):

With foundation

And here it is with the concealer applied (mainly Cotton):

Shade Cotton (& some Birch under the eyes)

My Review

I think I might love this concealer! It has a lovely light creamy texture, offers amazing coverage yet looks and feels really light on the skin. The formula blends like a dream, doesn’t settle into fine lines and resists creasing brilliantly.

The level of pigmentation is great for covering darkness, and purple tones under the eyes, and also balances redness instantly. As well as covering, it is also super brightening, and gives just the right amount of glow making it ideal for the eye area.

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer
Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

When you blend out from around the eye area and the nose, you can lightly buff it over visible pores and it blurs them effortlessly for a real airbrushed effect.

It is also really good on imperfections and blemishes. I have a stubborn spot, which is still hanging around from cheese-overload at Christmas, and it made short work of it with the tiniest amount of product.

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer
Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

I didn’t feel like I needed to set it with powder under my eyes and it lasted very well. It is like a second skin. I set my chin and mouth area as I have a spot and I didn’t want the product to move at all.

You just need a few dots and a little goes a long way. It can be built up without going cakey and it looks and feels super smooth.

Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Concealer Brush

I also absolutely love the new brush too. It is literally the perfect shape for blending under the eye area and also buffing around the nose and patting in over blemishes. If I could design a concealer brush, it would look like this.

Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Concealer Brush
Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Concealer Brush

It has a unique half-moon shape deigned for controlled application to the contours of the face, especially under the eyes.

Where to buy the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

It is available nationwide from 24th January 2020. Stockists include:

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer
Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Please let me know if you have any questions, and stay tuned to the homepage and Instagram for news on all the latest launches and products. The Facebook page is here and make sure you also find me on YouTube.

Ree

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