How Best to Apply Under-Eye Concealer for Mature Skin

5 Materials
20 Minutes

This hack will show you how to apply under-eye concealer for mature skin. There are plenty of concealer tutorials out there, but this one is especially for the over 50 crowd who potentially have real under-eye wrinkles to conceal.

Follow this under-eye concealer tutorial to see the difference between the standard under-eye concealer technique and this new technique specifically for over 50 skin.

Tools and materials:

  • Under-eye concealer
  • Makeup setting spray
  • Makeup setting powder
  • Makeup sponge
  • Large makeup brush
Dotting concealer below the eye

1. Apply concealer

The traditional method for applying under-eye concealer is to dot the concealer under your eye, blend it in with your finger and set it.

This new technique for applying under-eye concealer starts the same way as the old technique. Dot concealer below your eye and pat it out evenly with your finger. 

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Next, tap out the concealer using a makeup sponge.

Best under-eye concealer for over 50

2. Apply setting spray

This is the step that makes all the difference - using a makeup setting spray. Spray a bit of the setting spray onto the back of your hand. 

Setting concealer for mature skin

Tap your finger into the spray on the back of your hand and gently pat your finger under your eye to apply the spray. Let the setting spray dry for a couple of minutes.

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3. Apply setting powder

Tap a little makeup setting powder on a large makeup brush, and then tap off the excess powder. Gently pat the setting powder on under your eye and then use a makeup sponge to once again gently tap out the powder.

How to apply under eye concealer over 50

How to apply under eye concealer for mature skin

Right away you will see that this new technique makes your makeup appear much smoother below your eye. The real test is how it looks 4 or 5 hours later.

The main difference between the old and new techniques is the use of setting spray. Hours later, the eye on which this new method for applying concealer to mature skin was used is still looking smoother than the eye on which the traditional technique was used.

If you were amazed by this concealer for mature skin technique, let us know in the comments!

Products used

Suggested materials:
  • Under-eye concealer
  • Makeup setting spray
  • Makeup setting powder
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  • Sylvia Laura Ranyak Sylvia Laura Ranyak on Oct 05, 2021

    I love your technique and perfecting it will be a challenge but what you’ve chosen now I think I’m going to try it I purchased the Tarte Setting Spray on

    Thank you for sharing....✨✨✨✨✨