Undereye Woes

on May 07, 2007 @ 10:23 am

I often have dark shadows under my eyes. I've tried to use concealers, powders, foundations and nothing seems to work. I know that I'm supposed to use a lighter shade than my natural skin tone but somehow it doesn't conceal the darkness.

Also, the makeup tends to exaggerate the fine lines I have in that area and so I'm looking for advice on how to apply under eye concealer and also which brands are the best?

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sleeeeeeeeeep on May 08, 2007 @ 12:20 pm

Hmmm, I'm not one for any make up advice as I rarely wear any myself. My sister suffers from dark shadows under her eyes. I can ask what she does for them. Mine show up when I've not had enough sleep, but go right away once I'm well rested. I don't know how busy your life is or how much you sleep, but perhaps an extra 30 mins each night might help!

more sleep, I wish! on May 10, 2007 @ 09:49 am

I think I could always use more sleep, regardless of whether I have dark areas under my eyes! It's a good point, health first and beauty will follow.

In my case, though, I think it's natural. My skin is very light and has a transparant-ness about it, so a lot shows through. My kids are all deathly pale like me and have darkish areas under their eyes too, and they get 10+ hours every night. I really need the extra help of makeup I'm afraid...Thanks anyway!

Check out these tips.... on May 10, 2007 @ 06:53 pm

I found this beauty blog, and she has some info on undereye circles. I have no idea whether any of these options work or anything, but it's worth a shot!
Don't think I can post a link here. So..The blog is mynaturalbeautytips<.>blogspot<.>com. It is one of the past posts.

tip on May 11, 2007 @ 10:45 am

thanks aJ!

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