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The smoky eye look is in. Raccoon eyes, not so much. The fine line between the two can be easily blurred if you're using a concealer that smudges. While it's important that your eye shadow has staying power and your eyeliner application is flawless, it's equally important to wear under-eye concealer that prevents eye makeup from streaking.
Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer
While you never want to put concealer on your eyelids -- it and your eye shadow will slide right off -- you should use it to cover under-eye circles and darkness. Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer hides discoloration by evening out skin tone. "InStyle" magazine says it also helps makeup stay in place to prevent creasing and smudging. It prevents makeup from settling into the crevices of your gentle under-eye skin, keeping your application smooth and fresh.
Olay Total Effects Line & Dark Circle Minimizing Brush
Need to conceal and heal under-eye skin at the same time? Try Olay Total Effects Line & Dark Circle Minimizing Brush. This skin-softening concealer blends well with most skin tones and moisturizes the delicate eye area. Vitamins B3, B5, and E as well as glycerin promote supple skin that stays smooth so that creasing and smudging less likely. Because the concealer reduces the look of fine lines, the attention will be on your flattering eye makeup instead of unflattering skin texture.
DuWop's Dual-Purpose Concealer
Don't just change the look of your under-eye skin; improve it. DuWop's Dual-Purpose Concealer is a two-in-one product that firms up your under-eye area with an eye mask and hides dark circles and puffiness with a feather-weight concealing cream. "Daily Beauty" magazine notes that this product stays put. Nonsmudgy concealer means that your eye makeup should hold steady and strong. As a bonus, this potent mask/concealer duo contains antioxidants and a free-radical fighter.
Merle Norman’s Dual Action Concealer
Tired of purchasing the same orangy-beige concealer, hoping your foundation will make it blend better? Skin tones vary, and so should concealers. Merle Norman’s Dual Action Concealer comes in six shades. "Daily Beauty" magazine says you'll be able to find your perfect or near-perfect match with this sponge-tipped, dark circle-covering dynamo. Its creamy formula glides on, smoothing out imperfections so that eye makeup has no cracks to smudge and settle into.