I have really horrible, no-good, genetic dark circles and under eye bags. Also my under eyes are kinda weird. sometimes too dry, sometimes too oily.
After several episodes of trial and errors, I have finally found a way to conceal them without creasing or looking like a scary reverse raccoon.
For reference, I am an NC 30 in Mac.
So here’s what I have been recently using-
As you can see the primer is a peach colour which helps in brightening and counteracting the bluish under eyes. Even though its meant for the face, I have tried it under my eyes and well, it does work.
Here’s the ‘before’.. You can see how dark they are.
♥I first apply an eye cream to moisturise. The primer itself is very moisturising so a light eye cream works well.
♥Next I apply the primer, I just need a small dot for the entire eye area.
♥Next I pat in the concealer with my fingers. I usually use my fingers for easy application. The Catrice cream concealer is neither too Yellow nor too Pink. Its a neutral shade which works best for my under eyes. With foundation, it blends in seamlessly giving a less obvious effect.
♥Lastly I set the concealer with a translucent powder and here is the final look-
Much better. . (P.S I dont like covering my beauty spot so I take a Q tip and clean the excess)
You can see the difference.. This application was without a foundation underneath. I was just too excited to show my current routine to hide those bad boys. With a foundation, it makes a much more difference.
This application technique has worked for me. It doesn’t crease or looks too stark. I never had any problems with he concealer sliding around or looking bad.
It lasts almost the entire day on me with just 1 or 2 touch-ups.
I would recommend using a yellow powder for setting it to enhance the brightening effect. I currently don’t own a yellow powder but have used Ben Nye banana powder before and it was my holy grail.
Back in India it was readily available, sadly I cannot find it here and will have to wait for it to be in my make up stash once again.
I hope this helps you all with your dark circles! I realize this is a process, but I swear by this method when I need some heavy duty coverage(most of the time 😉 )
Hope you have an amazing day 🙂