Dark under eye circles can be caused by a host of different things. Genetics, lack of sleep and aging are three of the most common causes. Figuring out the best way to mask and treat them can take years off your face, making you look well rested and replenished. Here are the best skincare and makeup products to erase your dark under eye circles.

m-61 Vitablast A & C Eye

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m-61 Vitablast A & C Eye, $78

This eye cream contains vitamins A and C to improve the elasticity of under eye skin. Concentrated with peptides, m-61’s Vitablast A & C Eye firms skin while diminishing fine lines and wrinkles. This dreamy cream is also packed full of antioxidants to protect the skin from environmental stressors while brightening and giving skin a radiant glow. The addition of passionflower and yacon makes this perfect for nighttime use because they soothe and calm the eye area after a long day.

Benefit It’s Potent! Eye Cream


Benefit It’s Potent! Eye Cream,  $35

It’s Potent! Eye Cream by Benefit attacks dark under eye circles on a lot of different fronts. It has loquat extract to protect skin from free radical damage and a peptide complex to restore elasticity and firmness. It also contains sodium hyaluronate, a hydrating agent that can hold 1,000 its weight in water. Even though it contains such powerful ingredients, this eye cream is still gentle enough for the delicate under eye area. This is a great year-round product to keep your eyes hydrated during long hot summers and cold harsh winters.

h20+ Green Tea Antioxidant Eye Serum


h20+ Green Tea Antioxidant Eye Serum, $38

This antioxidant-rich eye serum from h20+ harnesses the power of tea to protect eyes from damaging free radicals. It also helps to visibly repair UV-damaged skin with its marine and plant-derived anti-pollution system. Packed with wheat and silk proteins to smooth fine lines and hydrate skin, this eye serum has you covered when it comes to ridding yourself of dark under eyes.

Klorane Smoothing and Relaxing Patches

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Klorane Smoothing and Relaxing Patches, $21

These eye patches from Klorane are made with soothing cornflower. At just $21 for a pack of seven, they offer up an affordable way to keep eye skin soft and bright. Just apply once a week and watch as puffiness and fine lines start to fade away.


Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer

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Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer, $29

Ever since discovering Smashbox’s Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer this spring, I haven’t had to worry about my concealer wearing off throughout the day and revealing my dark under eye circles. This little tube of goodness ensure that they’ll stay covered up. It also keeps my under eye concealer from creasing and minimizes fine lines around my eye area. Just dab a few small dots under your eyes and gently blend with your pinky before applying makeup. This primer can also be used without makeup because the hydrating formula instantly brightens the under eye area, no matter how lacking you may be in the sleep department.

Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Circle Perfector


Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Circle Perfector, $38

Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Circle Perfector is a must-have beauty item for more a couple of reasons. Not only does it instantly brighten the delicate under eye area with sheer coverage, but its formula is packed with activated C and licorice root extract to reduce the appearance of dark circles. On top of that, its SPF 30 ensures that your under eye area is protected from harmful rays and sun damage. Adios to crow’s feet, dark circles, and tired-looking eyes!

Smashbox  Camera Ready BB Cream Eyes


Smashbox  Camera Ready BB Cream Eyes, $25

This under eye illuminating BB cream works to fade dark circles over time while flawlessly covering them instantly. It’s formulated to reduce puffiness while visibly smoothing away fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, it has has SPF 15 to protect the delicate skin around your eyes from harsh rays, decreasing your chances of premature aging. When applying, just remember that a little bit goes a long way!

Benefit Erase Paste


Benefit Erase Paste, $26

Benefit’s Erase Paste acts as a brightening camouflage for eyes and face. The tiniest dab of this highly concentrated concealer is enough to immediately erase dark circles. Available in three shades all with brightening melon undertones, this creamy concealer comes with a step-by-step lesson along with tips and tricks for expert application.

Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer


Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer, $25

This lightweight waterproof concealer by Tarte is formulated with Maracuja oil, a nutrient-rich fatty acid that recharges and replenishes skin. That’s why it works like a charm to restore fatigued under eyes while expertly masking them. Maracuja Creaseless Concealer improves the texture, tone and moisture of skin while leaving it looking luminous. It can also be used on the face to cover up blemishes or discolorations.

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