The Best Under-Eye Concealers For Looking Awake (Even When You’re Not)

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We've all fallen victim to sleepless nights (intentionally or not), and unfortunately our eyes tell the story. Rather than step out in the morning sporting dark circles and a death grip on your cold brew, try a little under-eye brightener to help your case. Concealers easily get the job done without a ton of makeup. This is not to say you shouldn't embrace your warrior self for managing to last the workday, but some of us need a little extra boost. Here, the best under-eye concealers for the morning after your all-nighter.

Bye Bye Under Eye Concealing Pot


IT Cosmetics

This cult favorite under-eye concealer comes in multiple forms now, the newest being the pot. The creamy texture is lighter weight than the original but just as effective.

Soft Matte Complete Concealer



NARS has a thing for formulating best-selling concealers, and its soft matte option is no different. The pot makes it easy to tap just the right amount of product before dabbing it beneath your eyes.

Concealer Broad Spectrum SPF 25


Clé de Peau Beauté

For when you really need coverage, try this perfecting concealer. It'll leave you with that airbrushed, I-woke-up-like-this finish.

Double Duty Beauty Shape Tape Contour



Beauty gurus love this liquid concealer, and for good reason! It contours perfectly onto the shape of your face, leaving absolutely zero room for creasing.

Flex Concealer


Milk Makeup

For those of us who prefer lightweight texture but want a good amount of coverage, this wand has your back.

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer



This drugstore diamond has been flying off store shelves for years. The easy applicator takes the struggles away from blending properly.

Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage



Another durable option is this duo by Laura Mercier. The color combination brightens and camouflages.