Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer Review- Does It Make Dark Circles Disappear?

Can there ever be too many concealers on the market? I think not! With all these fabulous brands like Hourglass releasing countless amazing products, I say, keep ’em coming! And with that, I introduce the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer!

Luxurious and with superior quality, Hourglass Cosmetics was built based on helping skin look better and preventing it from harsh reactions.

Carisa Janes, the founder of Hourglass, struggled with her problem skin and wanted to create products that don’t cause breakouts. With that, she worked to formulate oil-free products that have anti-ageing ingredients as well as SPF.

Launched in 2004, Hourglass doesn’t fall short on the quality and exquisite packaging of its products. Their packaging is sleek and aesthetically pleasing and is among the most luxurious and elegant out there.

Since its launch, they have developed new products and produced many successful collections. One of them is the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer.

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Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

The Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer comes in 22 shades, ranging from fair, medium and deep skin tones.

The concealer is an extension of their Vanish line, the Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, Vanish Seamless Liquid Foundation and Vanish Flash Highlighting Stick. These are among the best sellers on Hourglass.

The reviews are outstanding for the Vanish line, and people can’t seem to get enough of it!

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer swatches

The concealer has many claims: “A full-coverage, weightless, waterproof concealer with innovative microspherical powders that blur and brighten for up to 16 hours of instant skin perfection.

This crease-resistant, light-reflecting liquid concealer blends seamlessly into skin and diffuses the look of pores and fine lines. The highly pigmented formula evens skin tone to conceal dark circles, blemishes and other imperfections for a smooth, natural, airbrushed finish.

It includes a custom applicator that provides the perfect amount of product for all-over coverage.” 

In sleek wand-like packaging with an ample-sized doe-foot applicator, this is another product that represents their very luxurious and well-curated packaging.

What’s good about it is that – with just one dip, you’ll be able to have enough product to apply to your skin. The concealer will last you a long time!

When trying out the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer, I noticed immediately how smoothly it applies. I tried out the lightest colour which was a bit too white for me, it made my skin look bluish.

But, to be fair, that was my fault because I chose the wrong shade. Ordering online isn’t fault-proof!

Unlike other concealers, this doesn’t feel heavy, and it is pretty lightweight on the skin. It’s comfortable to wear and a little goes a long way. Be aware that once you blend it out, it dries really fast.

It sets pretty well too so if you want to use a setting powder, you need to apply it straight away to catch it before it dries.

vanish airbrush concealer swatch

When it comes to concealer, the 3 most important features that I look at are the coverage, if it creases and how long it lasts.

The Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer has impressed me. It gives full coverage that covers all dark circles and pigmentation, and the texture is very skinlike and natural. It also has pretty good lasting power and it stays on throughout the day.

The part that I don’t love about this concealer is the creasing! In general, the condition of your eyes is reflected in the concealer.

So while the area around my eyes is probably too dry, there are better concealers that are more hydrating and don’t crease. My favourite one at the moment is the Fenty Beauty Pro Fit’r Concealer.

If you haven’t managed to find any concealer that doesn’t crease for you, one of the best tricks is to mix your concealer with your moisturiser. It takes care of most of the creasing. Check out my top 10 concealers for mature skin.

The concealer has a matte finish which makes it ideal for oily and shiny skin. It keeps the oil at bay all day! It looks extremely natural and will brighten your whole appearance.

Final Thoughts

As good as the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer is, there has been criticism about the lack of colour range. The shade range for the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer has been quite a letdown for many people.

For me, their concerns are understandable since there should be more inclusivity when coming out with makeup products like concealers and foundations, especially in this day in age!

It seems like their tactic with these collections, is to release 20 shades that they know would sell instead of releasing a full-wide range of shades. 

Other than that, the Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer is undoubtedly a great addition to your makeup collection. Not only does it cover, but it will also brighten up your under eyes!

What makes this stand out is how it’s uncomplicated, buildable, blendable and covers everything in its tracks. You can apply this daily under your eyes and to problem areas.

My main issue with the concealer is that it could be a little more hydrating and less drying on the skin. Everyone’s waking up to makeup that looks more skin-like, and for that, the concealer needs to be a tad more hydrating.

This Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer will undoubtedly cater to anyone who needs a little concealing. With its lightweight and great coverage, this is great value for money and will last you a long time. 

Still not found the perfect concealer? Check out my review on the best concealers for dark circles!

What do you think of the new Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer? What Hourglass products are your favourite? Let me know your thoughts and any questions that you have in the comment section below!

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer can be bought from Ulta

Hollie xx


About Hollie

Hi, I’m Hollie, and I’m passionate about everything beauty. Over the last decade and a half, I’ve tested thousands of products to bring you the best of the best! I also love bringing you fun and creative beauty looks. Learn more.

Beauty profile – 35, dry, aging skin, focused on aging well with a healthy glow and natural makeup look ✨

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  1. Thank you for this review of Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer. After reading it, I am seriously considering to buy it – because I desperately need some good concealer (curse of dark circles running in the family) and I usually go with natural-looking base. Luckily, it’s within my price range, as I can see on Nordstrom’s site.

    1. It’s a fab concealer!

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