If your makeup bag is the crew of a theatre production, it’s easy to assume that your lipsticks, highlighters and eyeshadows are the star actors because they bask in the applause and get all the attention. But what about the unsung heroes? The ones responsible for all the behind-the-scenes hard work? Concealers are the silent backstage crew. After all, they work quietly to perfect your complexion so that your lipsticks, highlighters and eyeshadows have a flawless mien to pop against. Which is kind of like the ones quietly putting together props and costumes so that the stars on stage can shine their brightest.
Here, we pay tribute to the 12 best behind-the-scene heroes that you can count on for complexion perfection no matter what your budget might be: