How to cover dark circles with concealer


So many women suffer from discolouration around the eye area.

Ryno Mulder, make-up artist and brand manager of Bodyography cosmetics, offers these tips on how to cover them.

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Hiding dark circles with make-up is really the only thing you can do to make them less obvious. For severe dark circles, regular concealer won’t crack it and can sometimes exacerbate it. Be sure you are using the right concealer.

These four steps can flawlessly concealing dark circles:

  1. Apply a small quantity of eye serum and let it set and become tacky.
  2. Use a fluffy brush to apply an orange or peach toned creamy corrector only on the areas where you see blue or grey discolouration under your eyes. Gently blend this using a moist, micro mini beauty blender.
  3. You can’t leave your eye area looking orange. So layer a creamy concealer corrector that is one or two shades lighter than your foundation under the eye area. Blend this out carefully by bouncing the tapered tip of a moist beauty blender.Take care not to rub this area or you will lift the concealer off your skin.
  4. Lastly set the concealer by using a small amount of translucent powder and a tapered blending brush on the concealer. This will prevent the concealer from creasing in the lines around the eyes as well as giving an extra layer of coverage.

Do not apply foundation on top of concealer as this will be too much product and ruin your results.

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