(Closed) Dark Under-Eye Circles??

posted 5 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
12 posts
  • Wedding: December 1993

@erinbacher:  Revlon PhotoReady Eye Primer and Highlighter!!!! $7-$10 from a drug store! Seriously the BEST thing for dark circles under the eyes. I even wear this when I’m not wearing makeup. You don’t need much, so this product lasts me several months. Well worth the price!

Also, not sure if this works, but I take a warm rag, hold it over my eyes for about 2 minutes and then tap underneath my eye. I was told this stimulates blood flow and makes dark circles less noticable. However, I know the product I suggested works like a freakin charm!

Post # 5
2073 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

It’s a bit expensive but Kate Somerville has a dark circle prodicut from the CytoCell line that has really helped my dark circles go away.  I also swear by Nars concealer. It’s thick but doesn’t cake up in fine lines (urg fine lines…I’m getting old).  

Post # 6
87 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2014 - Customs House Resturant Geelong

Healthy diet, LOTS of water, multivitamin and lots of good sleep.

sometimes dark circles can be hereditary, see if your mum/grandmother has them, it can be tiny blood vessles under the skin. if this is the case your best friend will be a concealer go with peach or apricot undertones as this will camouflage the darkness. I love Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics. hope this helps.

Post # 7
395 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

last time I had a facial the woman recommended a serum with peptides.  I just ordered some and it should come tomorrow, so I will let you know how it goes.  I have also been making sure to put my moisturizer with suncreen close to my eye so I don’t get more sun damage. 

Post # 8
108 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

i have a product i use from laura mercier. it’s spendy, but so worth it, without it, i look like a ghoul. or johnny deep in edward scissorhands.

Post # 10
91 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

The Garnier roller is really nice – cheap and gets good press from various Youtube Gurus – Garnier Anti-Dark-Circle Eye Roller (I use the yellow-tinted one).  It’s nice because it’s lightweight and made for eyes, unlike a lot of heavier, thicker concealers.  It’s buildable, too.  I use it under another product.  You can get it at any drugstore or Target/Walmart type place.

Post # 11
714 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I have crazy dark circles that are definitely hereditary (my 8 month old nephew even has them and there’s no way that he’s sleep deprived!) so I have learned the art of covering them up. This blog post may help, she also recommends the garnier roller, I haven’t tried it yet tho.

Hope it helps!


Post # 13
960 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@erinbacher:  Just don’t put it in your purse… mine exploded….

Post # 15
50 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Ohhh dark circles…..the bain of my exsistence!
Mine are hereditary for sure.
I use the Garnier Anti-Dark circle roll on as well, and then I use Maybelline Dark Circle eraser concealer on top. This works wonders and looks great.

Post # 16
526 posts
Busy bee

I just saw a pin on pinterest about it from this one girl who does amazing makeup tutorials, maybe a search for it? she used some green tool to depuff and then concealer… now i wish i’d pinned it!

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