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Erase those dark circles!!

Banish them to the depths of.. corrector!!!
 
Isn’t that a nice dramatic start.
Well, dark circles deserve it.
 
You know the feeling, I know you do. Waking up in the morning thinking you slept 3 hours when actually it’s been 8.
Well they’ve been ransacking the house right next to me for the past week, leaving nothing but the structure itself. So drills, music, yelling, the whole shebang.
I haven’t exactly been counting sheep peacefully.
 
I find the best way to tell someone’s a wreck is by looking at their eyes & skin.
The blue/purple discoloration on my inner corners, and the red marks on my outer corners are a dead giveaway:
 
concealer
 
undereye
 

 
However I use only two steps to conceal them!
 

Step 1: cream concealer on the outer corner

Cream concealers really pack a punch, they cover up really well and stay put. Which is needed for the outer corner!
If the red is really bad, try a green cream concealer.
 
I like to apply some with my finger to warm up the product.
dark circles
 
dark circles

Step 2: peach tone concealer on the inner corner

Emphasis on the peach! Looking at the color wheel, the way to counteract blue/purple is with orange/peach!
 
conceiler
 
 
For that purpose I apply the DA Concealer Pen, from a Dutch drugstore brand.
 
I like to keep the concealer confined to my inner corner, in a triangle, like so:
 
undereye
 
peach
 
Just tap tap it in.
 
And theeeeen…
DONE!
 
 
conceiler
 
conceiler
 
All gone! :D

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About LifeOfBun

I'm a student from Belgium, but raised in Holland. My life evolves around animals, games, traveling, make-up, and COLOR. I seek for cruelty free awesomeness & alternatives to my favorite things each day. ^_^

Posted on December 1, 2012, in Box o' appearance, Cosmetics and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 24 Comments.

  1. Interesting use of the color wheel!

  2. That stuff really wipes out the darker underneath well! Amazing how close you get that stuff to your eyeballs. :)

  3. Well done! I hate my dark circles :-( your a blonde now I see! Gorgeous as always!

    • You have dark circles? You do an amazing job at covering them up then! However I to too.. :/ they’re really telltale aren’t they. Bad sleep, stress, everything. And thanks! But it’s just the color having washed out. Waiting for a new dye to come in! :D

  4. Dude. You’re a blonde. Like, strawberry. LIKE ME! ^_^

  5. failing that just paint pupils on your eyelids and have a nap lol :D

  6. That worked very well. We’d need a tanker of concealer so dark glasses are the order of the day for us :D

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