Wednesday, 19 April 2017

How to Cover Dark Circles

ESC: Kendall Jenner, Concealer
Late night?
Don't worry—you can look like you slept a whole eight hours when you really only slept three. How do you think mega models like Kendall Jenner go from the after-party to an early morning call time? The magic of concealer does it all: eye wrinkles, dark circles, puffy skin—it works wonders...if you do it right.

If you need coverage for those blue-toned bags, i broke down the basics, a.k.a. the Essential steps, you need for bright eyes. 
ESC: Essentials, How to Conceal
Step 1: Using your ring finger (because it uses the lightest pressure), lightly dot an eye cream, like 100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream, under your eyes to the very tip of your cheekbones. 
ESC: Essentials, How to Conceal
Step 2: Apply makeup primer. We're fans of Urban Decay Self-Adjusting Complexion Primer because the formula color-corrects to your skin. 
ESC: Essentials, How to Conceal
Step 3: Use either a brush or your finger to apply a hydrating concealer (in one shade lighter than your skin) in an upside-down triangle shape, from the inner and outer eye corners down to your cheekbones.
Tip: Opt for a product with skin-care properties, like Osmosis Age Defying Treatment Concealer, which contains vitamin E, shea butter and natural oils to soften lines and fill in pores. 
ESC: Essentials, How to Conceal
Step 4: Use a beautyblender to dab in the concealer. Avoid rubbing!
ESC: Essentials, How to Conceal
Step 5: Using a damp makeup sponge, apply a translucent setting powder, like Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder, to set.
Here's looking at you.

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