Confidential Concealer with Brightening Pencil is a liquid concealer that’s so sheer it barely makes a difference if covering dark circles is your goal. It blends well but leaves a shiny finish and is only appropriate for highlighting. The opposite end of this brush-applied concealer is a creamy, retractable pencil that’s flesh-toned and loaded with shine. It doesn’t so much brighten skin as add sparkles, although they do tend to stay in place.
Perhaps best known for her years of work with supermodel Cindy Crawford, makeup artist Sonia Kashuk's well-chosen selection of makeup has been available exclusively at Target stores since the mid-1990s.
Kashuk's brushes have been a strong point, and now that they've been redone they're better than ever, and still affordable. This is definitely a makeup collection worth visiting, and you'll find some premium options among Kashuk's powder foundation, regular powders, and blush. Several other products, from foundation to lipsticks, are also worthy of attention, though this is not a line that caters to darker skin tones. Ironically, it's the latest cosmetic products that met with the most critical reviews, largely due to poor execution or their gimmicky nature.
For more information about Sonia Kashuk, visit soniakashuk.com or www.target.com.
Note: Sonia Kashuk products are also available at select Bloomingdales locations in New York and California. The company also maintains freestanding stores in New York and New Jersey.