Spot Cover Foundation


CLAIM TO FAME: A cream-based concealer for full blemish coverage

FAST FACTS: Covers up dark circles, blemishes, freckles, and scars; soft texture leaves a natural-looking finish; long-lasting formula won’t budge, melt, or disappear, even when you sweat

PERFECT FOR: All skin types

February 12, 2016
”This is the only concealer/cover up I’ll ever use for actual blemish cover ups. I bought this in 2014 and it’s now 2016 and I’m still using the same pot, I’m not sure when it expires but it’s still as good as ever and I use this product every single day.

This concealer will cover up ANYTHING. I tested it out and it even covers moles if you apply it properly and well enough, I don’t doubt that it could probably cover up tattoos too. I have oily skin and my face makeup routine is primer, bb cream, Shiseido spotscover/Nars concealer, blush/contour, setting powder. I honestly don’t wear foundation anymore or even need to because this product blends and covers up so well. I use it as my concealer for dark spots/acne/blemishes and I use my Nars concealer in a lighter shade to brighten and contour areas like under my eyes, nose bridge, and forehead.

I used to apply it with a brush, then I switched to just using my fingers, and now I use a beauty blender. Application with the beauty blender is definitely the best out of the 3. It’s super easy to blend and I also have sensitive, acne-prone skin and find that this does NOT make me break out or give me a rash…”

–K.K. (from amazon.com)

WHAT YOU GET: (1) Shiseido Spot Cover Foundation (S100)


Shiseido is one of the most trusted beauty brands in the world. The largest cosmetics company to come out of Japan, this respected label has a century’s worth of experience in aesthetics, making a name for itself as an authority in makeup and skincare.

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  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Chinita

Surprisingly good, completely covers marks

Shiseido’s a trusted brand for makeup. Its usually light, buildable and more importantly does not cause breakouts. While this product is not offered in Shiseido’s boutiques, I took a gamble and it paid off. It covered my breakouts and it does not aggravate them. I highly recommend this product. Its much better than Shiseido’s stick concealer and liquid concealer in terms of coverage. Also it looks natural!

3 months ago
  • Skin Type Oily
  • Skin Tone Fair

A little goes a long way

One of two concealers I've settled with! And I don't think I'll be making the switch anytime soon. This product has never broken me out or caused acne to get worse. I only have to use a little of the product to cover up pimples and eye bags, and it blends easily with both brushes and sponges. I blend the S100 and S101 when I use it to cover up eye bags for a more natural look (the S100 on its own looks too unnaturally light for this area of my face), but use the S100 for the rest of my face and neck.

9 months ago
Top Reviewer
  • Skin Type Oily
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Facial Features Chinita
  • Age 19

Worth it!

I got mine in Japan, I purchased the shade s101 and it was too orange/dark for my skin color. I'm not the fairest, but I'm between fair and medium and it didn't work for me. This is perfect for morena girls. I bought the shade s100 and it was perfect! It seemed too light at first, but you just have to blend it well. I have a lot of dark acne marks, but it manages to cover them. I don't use it all over my face, I use it as a concealer. I just use my fingers since it's creamy. It looks so natural as long as you don't over do it. A little really goes a long way. Using it alone works, but you can set it for better hold. However, its a bit overpriced since I think I got mine for 800 yen (about 300-400 pesos). I get my supply from relatives who stay in Japan, but if I didn't have anyone, I'd be willing to pay for it for 1,150 pesos!

over 1 year ago
  • Skin Type Sensitive
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Facial Features Mestiza
  • Age 23

It's okay!

Been using this every day for 10 months now and I think I've used only 1/4 of it, why? It's thick. Very thick. I've seen Pony used this that's why I bought it. I'm on the shade S100. It didn't cause any breakouts on my sensitive skin so it's perfect for spots. Won't recommend this on dark circles/eyes because it will move and it's too heavy for that.

almost 2 years ago
Top Reviewer
  • Skin Type Sensitive
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Facial Features Chinita
  • Age 27

Great full coverage

I like how it conceals my dark pots and dark circles easily.Its very creamy and thick,a little of this conceal s my dark circles easily.The reason I choose to bought it is it has so many positive reviews with these product which I find out are really true.The only down side of these is its price is very expensive.

almost 2 years ago
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Certified Buyer
  • Skin Type Dry
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Chinita
  • Age 51

Thought it'd be better

Such rave reviews for this on other sites so being a fan of this brand I snapped it up. Maybe what's putting me off was that the color S100 was still too light on me. I find I needed to spackle it on to get any kind of good coverage on spots on my face or even to conceal under eye shadows. That said though, this stuff will last, a little goes a long way so you need a light hand to layer this on. I used a concealer brush as the consistency works well with it. So I'm kind of sad this doesn't work too well on me. I'd still use it, though not as the go-to product I expected it to be.

almost 2 years ago

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