Today I am going to review one of the best products available in the market for concealing heavy dark circles (dark brown/brownish/bluish in color), brown spots and hyper pigmentation! Say hello to Kryolan Color Corrector Paint Stick in 303! Kryolan as a brand is not new to us and as I mentioned earlier also their products are specifically made for television industry and thus are of great quality and affordable too! This shade 303 is absolute dupe of the famous Eve Pearl Salmon Concealer!! Though I don’t own Eve Pearl but from the swatches I have seen online its a close call 🙂 Plus both the concealer do exactly the same i.e. helps in cancelling darkness or dark shadows on face. Let me show you how but first little bit more about the concealer/color corrector 🙂
It comes in standard kryolan paint stick packaging and is orange in color. The quantity that you get a lot!! I really mean a lot! I have been using it since last august and I can never finish this! It’ll probably go for years! So the price is quite justified. Infact one could also buy one and chop it off into 2 or 3 pieces and store it in air tight hygienic container and use it..still you will not be able to finish it 🙂
The shade 303 is orange in color and specifically used for cancelling darkness around eyes, mouth etc as per Kryolan SA. I couldnt agree more with her! This shade is perfect for Indian skin and for girls who have those heavy shadows around eyes and mouth area. It cancels out the darkness perfectly instantly covering the dark circles and any hyper pigmentation if you have. I usually use it only around my eye area.
How to use it:-
Most important thing before using this is to moisturize the area where you are planning to apply extremely well or else it will get patchy! Also you need to warm up the product a little by rubbing it in between your fingers, this is very important step as it will make the product creamy and hence easier to apply. Lets get started 🙂
Bare Eyes 🙁 Oh pls dont get scared! I have heavy dark circles!
Using your ring finger dab the concealer all around the eyes – below the eyes, extreme corner of the eyes where many people have dark areas and also on the lid of the eyes
I usually use my finger only to blend in the concealer on my skin, apply more if required and blend again. The top right most pic is how it looks with only the orange concealer on, see how it cancelled out all the darkness around my eyes? Don’t worry about the orange color as it will blend in when we apply our foundation. The last pic shows the final look of the eye with foundation applied and set using kryolan’s translucent powder which I reviewed earlier…. isnt it awesome? The pics shown are not at all modified and I have tried to take them in the same position and they are taken in same lighting as well.
I applied this concealer in the morning around 8 am and below is the pic taken directly after that.
And this is pic I took after coming back from office @ 7pm in the evening – see how my blue eye liner as smudged a bit and white kajal completely gone but the eye area is still fresh, as you can see there is no creasing, the concealer stays put for 11 hours and I have NOT used any primer either but directly applied the concealer after moisturizing my face!
I am in love with this product and will keep on buying forever until I find a better one which I don’t think is possible 🙂 The only problem is availability but slowly as the awareness increases kryolan range should be easily available. As of now they have flagship stores in Delhi and Mumbai and i have heard they are also available through dealers in Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata.
So girls if you are having hyper pigmentation problems or heavy dark circles go hunt this product down and I promise you won’t regret it!
I will not suggest this to be used everyday as its quite heavy product and might not suit very oily skin type though I have never heard any of the kryolan products breaking out on anyone as yet! I have been using this since last august and i have used around my mouth area as well but it never broke me out! Its perfect for wedding/functions/ special ocassions and parties. Just remember to moisturize your face well and warm the product before applying. Of course it photographs well 🙂
Price:- 800 INR
Rating:- 4.5 out of 5 – (0.5 deducted for not easily available!)
Hope this review was helpful and if you have any question do post below, thank you!
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