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What is the best under eye concealer?

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louise2011 Tue 17-Nov-15 23:27:23

Never had dark circles to recently but they are awful! Any recommendations ?

BrendaandEddie Wed 18-Nov-15 07:41:02

many a thread on this
best solution is to bin booze

OR buy the clarins one here www.boots.com/en/Clarins-Instant-Concealer_1367934/?cm_mmc=bmm-_-google-_-PLAs-_-Boots%20Shopping%20-%20Category%20-%20Luxury%20Beauty

Nabootique Wed 18-Nov-15 09:53:39

I find concealer under the eye creases and goes cakey on me, no matter how I prime or set it, but I have recently discovered this and it is really good for brightening the eye area (I also use it for blemishes, just like a concealer) and staying put. There are loads of similar pencils out there, doesn't have to be that one, but I think it's the waxiness that helps it go the distance.

BumbleNova Wed 18-Nov-15 10:04:22

i had a realisation that i looked like the living dead at the weekend so I sympathise. I agree re under eye concealer being difficult, it cakes and makes me look worse.

I have starting using this and my under eyes do surprisingly look better:http://www.clinique.co.uk/product/1588/4769/How-to-Guide/AM/All-About-Eyes?77tadunit=e96f9bf6&77tadvert=78027093060&77tkeyword=clinique%20all%20about%20eyes&77tentrytype=s&cm_mmc=ppc-_-77agency-_-brand-_-clinique%20all%20about%20eyes&gclid=Cj0KEQiA4LCyBRCY0N7Oy-mSgNIBEiQAyg39tkmPD6tmc_7A2--WJLV8Sp_5KohoIESWDOsDyXIog24aAnPg8P8HAQ

and I also like a concealer pen, its light enough to not go cakey:

www.clinique.co.uk/product/1596/5011/Makeup/Concealers/Airbrush-Concealer/All-Skin-Types

avoid the pink shades, go for something more yellow.

BumbleNova Wed 18-Nov-15 10:05:14

oh first link didnt work:

www.clinique.co.uk/product/1683/4769/Skin-Care/Eye-Lip-Care/All-About-Eyes

burnishedsilver Wed 18-Nov-15 10:22:07

For me, loreal touch magique works better than the trillion or so others that I've tried.

VeganCow Wed 18-Nov-15 10:40:14

this is amazing

Love2dance Wed 18-Nov-15 13:10:50

Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer beats others hands down for me. Non-drying and highly pigmented. I use a primer with mine. Great colour choice too. You don't need much so it lasts. Pricey but worth it.

nannyj Wed 18-Nov-15 13:19:24

I've just bought collection concealer and it's fab and so cheap. I've tried Laura mercier and bobbi brown and it's much better than those for dark circles. It cost about £4 I think.

PretzelPrincess Wed 18-Nov-15 20:53:32

I second the LA girl concealer

mrslebon Wed 18-Nov-15 21:36:38

I second the NARS creamy concealer. A little goes a very long way. I used to use the Collection one, but have to concede that the NARS one is better. Also, this is great for brightening/evening out the whole eye area and it's good as a primer for eyeshadow too:

www.johnlewis.com/laura-mercier-eye-basics/p37451?colour=Linen

itsthecircleoflife Thu 19-Nov-15 00:47:58

Benefit boing here. Its called industrial strength for a reason.

lorelei9 Thu 19-Nov-15 09:51:04

thanks for this - I barely drink but have ethnic origins and mine is the skin that will go really dark under the eyes....I am 40 and I realised it's starting. Plops. I am currently using Soap and Glory but I'm going to have to get something more highly pigmented.

Cheesymonster Thu 19-Nov-15 18:48:59

I use maybelline fit me concealer which is apparently a dupe for Nars. I then put Touche Eclat on top.

SauvignonPlonker Thu 19-Nov-15 21:34:17

I like Boots no7; covers up my dark circles well. I'm using urban decay crayon- style at the moment, but it doesn't give as much coverage.

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