Who likes dark circles under their eyes? No one, darling! That’s why today I am talking about how to get rid of those dark circles with the best under-eye concealers for women over 50. But before we do, I thought I would delve into what actually causes those pesky dark areas.
The Causes of Dark Circles
Did you know that dark circles under your eyes usually is not a sign of a medical problem? In fact, dark circles are usually caused by being tired. Sometimes, it may just be shadows cast by puffy eyelids or hollows under your eyes that develop as a normal part of aging. If you are concerned bout discoloration or swelling that is a sign to see your doctor. As well, make sure you are drinking enough water and getting enough sleep. Those are both very important.
Now since we don’t have to worry about dark circles as a medical problem, and just a lack of sleep or aging issue, we can look at the wonderful concealers that will help to cover the problem areas. Happy shopping!
The Best Under Eye Concealers for Women Over 50
MAC Studio Finish SPF 35; $24 online here.
MAC Studio Finish is a creamy and lightweight concealer that is packed with antioxidants. The formula banishes dark circles and keeps your eyes delicate by protecting them from the sun’s harsh rays. Not to mention, MAC is a wonderful company with quality products.
Bobbi Brown Tinted Eye Brightener; $45 online here.
This product by Bobbi Brown is ideal for those quick touch-ups. The formula is super lightweight and is perfect for when you just need minimal coverage. All it takes is one swipe to get rid of those pesky under eye circles in a light and breathable way. It’s a little pricey, but a little goes a long way.
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer; $29 online here.
What I love most about the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer is the crease-proof formula. The vitamin E ensures that the product isn’t heavy and cakey so it won’t crease throughout the day. Because of that, this is one of my favorites for all-day wear!
Benefit Eye Bright Instant Eye Brightener Pencil; $20 online here.
Because it comes in a pencil form, this one is a change-up from the usual creams and concealers that you wear under your eyes. Instead, you use the Benefit Eye Bright Instant Eye Brightener Pencil on the inner and outer corners of your eyes for bigger and more awake-looking eyes.
Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Touch; $38 online here.
The Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Touch pen really lives up to the name – it will make you under eye area radiant! The pen serves as a luminizer that makes your skin and eyes appear awake, refreshed, and rejuvenated. So if you only got a few hours of sleep, It’s like an instant pick me up.
More Concealers To Look and Feel Great
- Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer
- PÜR 4-in-1 Sculpting Concealer
- Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Liquid Touch Brightening Concealer
- Even Better™ All-Over Concealer + Eraser
Way’s To Help Rid Dark Circles Without Makeup
Now, if you’re not big into concealers, or you’re just trying to eliminate any dark circles under your eyes, there are ways to help without the use of makeup. Of course, getting a good night’s rest is one thing, as well as drinking enough water, but you can also use a few more remedies.
- Two cold spoons from the freezer! Just pop two spoons in the freezer, then place them smooth side down on your eyes. This will help reduce inflammation.
- A great evening under eye cream!
- Under eye masks. Pro tip: Put these puppies on while you are on an airplane. They will keep you looking refreshed and your skin hydrated.
- The Ordinary Caffeine Solution – use this serum with caffeine to help reduce the look of puffiness. It’s wonderful!
What under eye concealers for women over 50 do you love? Share with me in the comments at the bottom of this page. I’d love to hear from you!
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Thank you for the great tips
My favorite is Becca. It makes my eyes look great. Just enough that it looks so natural but a little sparkly.