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This Is the Best Makeup to Cover and Conceal Undereye Circles Like a Pro

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Does anyone else feel like no matter how many nourishing creams, beauty rollers and treatment masks we use to tackle undereye circles, we still feel like a raccoon day in and day out? Great, Us too. Sometimes it feels like a losing battle when it’s us versus dark eye circles and puffiness. We treat the delicate eye area with great care and pricey products and still see no results.

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Sometimes, problematic areas like the undereye just need a quick fix. While we continue on our quests for the holy grail cream to banish bags for good, we’re sharing our secret to help minimize the appearance of undereye circles: a concealer that basically acts like camouflage for the undereye area.

The Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup might be considered an allover foundation but is the best way to cover even the worst dark circles out there. When used as a concealer (or foundation!), it can also help camouflage — hence the name — many skin imperfections like scars, tattoos, birthmarks, redness, sun spots and varicose veins. It’s a long-wear matte formula, which is why it’s ideal for the undereye area. Unlike most concealers, it won’t settle in the creases of our eyes, feel cakey or rub off by mid-day.

Not convinced a “foundation” can be used under the eyes? I learned a trick about using this liquid Camouflage makeup as concealer directly from an Estée Lauder counter what feels like forever ago since it’s been adopted as part of my mandatory everyday routine for years. I was frustrated with all of the money and time I’ve wasted on other concealers that simply don’t get the job done on my genetic dark circles. As soon as I tried this long-wear (and waterproof!) formula, I was hooked.

Before and after, using only Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup. Us Weekly

See It: Grab the Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup for $42 at Dermstore.

I always use this an undereye concealer with foundation for an incredibly natural finish. (One of my colleagues does the same!) It makes me look instantly well-rested and stays on all day, no matter the weather or climate. I often forget I’m even wearing it until friends comment on my complexion. Since it provides full coverage, it can also be mixed with moisturizer for lighter days, too!

It provides maximum full coverage, but isn’t heavy like most heavy-duty makeup that often feels tacky, dries out our skin and clogs pores. Ideal for any skin type, this formula is packed with essential oils, vitamins and aloe vera to make sure the skin is soothed while being covered up. Best of all, even on my oily skin, it stays put all day.

I’m not alone here since so many reviewers all over the internet have shown off plenty before and after pictures to back me up. Estée Lauder lovers and reviewers agree that this formula blows every other concealer out of the water when it comes to coverage and effectiveness.

See It: Grab the Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup for $42 at Dermstore.

The best part? A little bit goes a long way! Only about a pea-sized amount of this product is needed to cover the entire eye area and T-zone. Simply tap on gently with a finger, brush or sponge and blend. Since it’s a one-ounce tube, it’s much more cost effective than buying a new concealer stick once a month when it inevitably runs out. (I get through almost an entire year with one tube, even with everyday use!)

When looking for a concealer that checks off all the boxes — coverage, comfort and cost-effectiveness— the Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup will be the last one you buy ever, until it’s time to replenish.

See It: Grab the Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup for $42 at Dermstore.

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