You bought a raved-about cream concealer and you were so excited to take down those under-eye circles once and for all. Until it started to crease midday. What gives?

It's nothing personal—it's just not the right type. Turns out, different parts of your face need different formulas, and liquid is best for that delicate under-eye skin. They're usually silkier and won't settle as easily into fine lines around and under your eyes. Save your cream concealers for blemishes since they're a little more heavy-duty and less likely to wear off throughout the day. 

Now that you know liquid is best, here are seven great options to conceal dark circles.

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Ulta

Double Duty Beauty Shape Tape Contour Concealer

Our editors call this concealer "liquid camouflage," because it goes on like butter and doesn't budge.

Try It ($27)

Ulta

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Full Coverage Anti-Aging Waterproof Concealer

This concealer was developed with plastic surgeons to erase the darkest under-eye circles. Plus, it's formulated with peptides, hyaluronic acid and antioxidants to help reduce fine lines over time.

Try It ($26)

Ulta

Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer

There's a reason this concealer has hundreds of five-star reviews: It instantly masks imperfections while adding a radiant finish for a bright-eyed look (even if you got much less than eight hours of sleep).

Try It ($30)

Ulta

NYX Hi Definition Photo Concealer Wand

Every shade glides on like a dream and provides medium to heavy coverage. But this one also comes in three color-correcting shades for extra coverage.

Try It ($6)

Dermstore

Dermablend Smooth Liquid Camo Concealer

Planning on a late night? Keep this concealer on hand for serious dark circles and no one will be the wiser.

Try It ($26)

Ulta

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer

The drugstore concealer with designer results. This one masks under-eye circles with a fresh, breathable finish.

Try It ($7)

Dermstore

Becca Cosmetics Aqua Luminous Perfecting Concealer

Need to hydrate your skin, too? This concealer is made with 32 percent water, making it light and hydrating (never cakey).

Try It ($32)

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