If you already tried the different methods of eliminating those dark circles or at least reduce them yet nothing works, the best thing you can do is to cover them up. If you are not a user of makeup, just a little touch up under the eyes can make a big difference. Also, you may consider all other tips to conceal those dark eye circles.
Tip #1: Use makeup.
Prepare a makeup brush, mineral foundation powder and a white liner or an eye shadow. To begin with, use a brush to apply a mineral powder foundation. This will cover up the dark circles and make them appear so natural.
Tip #2: Use mineral foundation.
Get a small portion of mineral foundation and by the use of your fingertip, gently apply over the dark circles under your eyes. Apply thicker on darker parts and thinner if you have puffiness under your eye. The use of your fingertip will let you target the worst under eye areas.
Tip #3: Use the makeup brush.
Next is to make use of the makeup brush to gently brush the foundation on your under eye area. Start at the center area of the dark area going to the sides. This way, it will smooth and even out the areas wherein the foundation is applied thicker. This will also make the foundation blend with the skin that surrounds it.
Tip #4: Use the white eyeliner.
After you’re done with the foundation, apply white eyeliner along the eyelid under your eye. The light color makes your eyes look brighter which attracts more attention and not noticing those dark circles. The combination of the foundation and the eyeliner cause the dark lines under your eyes disappear.
Tips for Hiding Dark Circles Due to Lack of Sleep
Another cause of dark circles under the eyes is lack of sleep which can lead to eye puffiness. This situation is embarrassing during a date or a job interview. To be able to hide these dark circles in the above situation, can prepare vitamin E capsule, two cucumber slices, a concealer and an eye serum.
Tip #5: Get the Vitamin E Capsule.
Get a vitamin E capsule and puncture it using a sterilized pin. Get the oil and spread it under your eyes. This can reduce puffiness and keep the dark circles away. The best time to do this is before going to bed at night.
Tip #6: Use cucumber.
Get 2 slices of cucumber and place one on each eye. This will increase blood circulation under your eyes and reduce dark circles as well. This can be best done first thing in the morning. Leftover teabags can be used instead of cucumber slice on your eyes every morning.
Tip #7: Use a concealer.
Choose a concealer that matches the color of your skin. You can try on your skin first to get the perfect shade. Apply the concealer starting from the inside corner of your eye going down and out the other side. Do the same procedure with the other eye. This process will not let any light shine on it. After applying the concealer, you can proceed with your normal makeup routine.
Tip #8: Use Eye Serum
Eye serum like RevitaLume should be applied once a day to diminish dark circles. You can see visible results just after a few days of application.
These are some of the ways you can hide dark under eye circles. They may not work as fast as you expect but they are all worth a try.