Glo Tested: Under-eye Concealers
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Conceal the Deal1 of 11
By Zoe Schaeffer
Dark under-eye circles can add years to your appearance—no matter how many Zzz's you're catching. But fear not: today's concealers are luminous, versatile, and won't leave you with those dreaded raccoon eyes. We recruited a crew of testers to try the latest. Find out which products made our top ten, along with the number one pick.
Blending In2 of 11
How it works: Minerals and botanicals make this liquid concealer nourishing and easy to blend.
Tester's take: "A lot of moisture and conceals so well. Once I put it on, I was able to blend it in with my regular powder. Definitely replacing my current product!"
SHOP NOW: MAC Mineralize Concealer, $20
Bright Idea3 of 11
How it works: The brand's Prismatic Powder technology instantly illuminates tired eyes while evening out skin tone.
Tester's take: "Perfect coverage without looking heavy!"
SHOP NOW: Shiseido Makeup Concealer Stick, $27
Pen Pal4 of 11
How it works: Wild chamomile and soy protect delicate skin, optical eye brighteners lighten shadows and amino acids de-puff in this multi-tasking click-top wand.
Tester's take: "The twist dispenser was a bit tricky at first, but very moisturizing with a brightening effect."
SHOP NOW: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector, $14
Wake-Up Call5 of 11
How it works: Anti-aging green tea and vitamin A, plus hydrating jojoba oil tackle signs of stress and fatigue.
Tester's take: "Very light but still had good coverage with a soft, matte finish. And it's waterproof status makes it great for summer."
SHOP NOW: Lancôme Effacernes, $30
Take Two6 of 11
How it works: This double-duty concealer twists off to reveal a brush-on liquid at one end and a stick on the other.
Tester's take: "Pleasantly surprised by how smooth and lightweight the stick was, and the shade was a perfect match for my skin tone."
SHOP NOW: Nuance Salma Hayek Front & Center Concealer & Brightener, $11
Getting Even7 of 11
How it works: A special yellow pigment blend neutralizes the purple hue under the eyes.
Tester's take: "Serious coverage that definitely works to hide circles."
Pencil It In8 of 11
How it works: The creamy formula in this pencil dries matte, so it stays put.
Tester's take: "A great creamy texture and ideal for on-the-go touch ups."
SHOP NOW: Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer, $18
Brush With Greatness9 of 11
You won't mind whipping out this elegant little brush and compact that's packed with vitamin c and mica, two brightening agents.
Tester's take: "Had a light, powdery finish, which would work really well for someone who has oilier skin or uses it with a heavier eye cream."
SHOP NOW: Sunday Riley Dry Touch Crème to Powder Concealer, $28
Like Butter10 of 11
How it works: This creamy mineral formula contains cocoa seed butter to nourish skin while covering imperfections.
Tester's take: "Amazing texture! It basically melted into my skin."
SHOP NOW: RMS Beauty "Un" Cover Up, $36
Circle Up11 of 11
How it works: Available in 34 shades, this slim compact holds two formulas—one for camouflaging imperfections and the other slightly more sheer and creamy one for concealing dark circles.
Tester's take: "Great natural looking coverage without being cake-y."