Your bags have met their match.

By Erin Lukas
Jun 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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Watching just one more episode from the new season drop of your favorite Netflix show, staying out for just one more glass of wine, or trying to catch up with everything you've missed in your group text with friends are a few reasons you might stay up way too late. But your eyes don't have to give it away the morning after.

When your usual concealer doesn't hide the dark circles under your eyes, switch things up with an under-eye concealer. These brightening formulas will cover up blueness and help you look well-rested without getting cakey or oxidizing.

Here, we've rounded up 10 under-eye concealers that are the next best thing to clocking in a full eight hours of zzz's.

Best Overall: NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

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NARS' Radiant Creamy Concealer is one product that makeup artists and beauty editors alike use until every single drop is scraped out of the tube. It's packed with light-reflecting particles that illuminate the under-eye area so well, your co-workers will think you actually went to bed early last night. The creamy texture glides on like a cream and offers medium coverage that conceals acne and redness in addition to under-eye circles and bags.

To buy: $30; nordstrom.com.

Best Drugstore: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

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Thanks to the sponge applicator, Maybelline's concealer blends effortlessly into skin for a natural finish that doesn't pill around the eyes. Ingredients like goji berry and haloxyl calm puffiness and minimize dark circles. No wonder it's the best drugstore concealer for dark circles and the most popular concealer in America. 

To buy: $10; ulta.com.

Best Long Wear: Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Longwear Concealer

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The name says it all. This concealer melts into skin for a seamless finish and won't crease or fade as you're wearing it. It comes with medium to full coverage and in addition to evening out your under-eye area, it also blurs over fine lines and wrinkles for smoother texture.

To buy: $29; sephora.com.

Best Full Coverage: NYX Hi Definition Photo Concealer Wand

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For just $6, you'll get a concealer that truly does it all. This medium-to-heavy coverage formula brightens dark circles and bags, plus conceals acne, dark spots, and redness. It comes it 22 shades, including three color-correcting options.

To buy: $6; ulta.com.

Best Anti-Aging: IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Full Coverage Anti-Aging Waterproof Concealer

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This creamy, full-coverage concealer camouflages very dark under-eye circles, plus has all of the benefits of an anti-aging cream. It's packed with peptides, hyaluronic acid, and collagen to give skin a firmer, smoother appearance — and keep coverage even and blended all day.

To buy: $27; sephora.com.

Best Splurge: Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Concealer

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As far as concealers go, Charlotte Tilbury's wand is the closest thing to magic. It's lightweight, antioxidant-rich formula diminishes dark circles and puffiness in one swipe. Plus, it's also infused with floral extracts that brighten up the entire eye area.

To buy: $32; nordstrom.com.

Best Moisturizing: Sephora Collection Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer

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Thanks to pineapple ceramides, this illuminating gel-serum concealer locks in moisture and doesn't settle into fine lines or dry patches.

To buy: $14; sephora.com.

Best Radiant: Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat All-Over Brightening Pen

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File Yves Saint Laurent's concealer pen under cult-favorite beauty products that are actually worth the hype. The light-infused formula illuminates the area you apply it, leaving skin with a healthy, radiant finish that never gets cakey. Bonus features: hyaluronic acid hydrates skin, while vitamin E reduces signs of aging. 

To buy: $35; nordstrom.com.

Best Lightweight: Uoma Beauty Stay Woke Luminous Brightening Concealer

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UOMA Beauty's concealer might be full-coverage with a matte finish, but it feels weightless on your skin. The creamy texture and hint of radiance makes it ideal for using on under-eye circles — especially if you experience dryness.

To buy: $25; ulta.com.

Kosas Revealer Concealer Super Creamy + Brightening Concealer

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This isn't your average concealer, because it also acts as an eye cream and spot treatment. The medium-coverage clean formula is infused with brightening and firming skincare ingredients including caffeine and peptides to treat under-eye circles and bags while simultaneously covering them up.

To buy: $28; sephora.com.