Do you suffer from darkness and puffiness underneath your eyes? Have you been looking for a way to minimise the dark, almost purple appearance and restore it to youthful, colour corrected skin? Then, follow this simple guide that will leave you looking refreshed and ever so bright eyed!

cucmber eyesBefore simply concealing the under-eye area with makeup, it is important to directly treat your skin concern! Invest in an eye cream that aims to target dark circles, bags and puffiness under the eyes. For instant brightening, try Origin’s GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream that is infused with caffeine- an instant ‘pick-me-up’ for tired eyes! It increases the speed of circulation working to de-puff the under eye area and the natural optic brighteners decrease darkness.

09665030801If you’re also looking to address fine lines and wrinkles under the eyes, then opt for Peter Thomas Roth’s Power K Eye Rescue. Not only will this little miracle pot brighten and reduce swelling of the eye region, the Vitamin K will work to smooth out fine lines!

peterthomasrotheyecreamIf you’re really struggling with darkness under your eyes and need an extra kick off luminescence, try Smashbox’s Photo Op Under Eye Brightener. It’s not essential, but will give an extra kick off brightness to leave you looking alert and refreshed! Better yet, the brightener can be used as an illuminator anywhere on the face.

SB_C613_SKUC61301_340Finally, to truly conceal swelling, bags and darkness welcome Smashbox’s Camera Ready BB Cream Eyes into your life. Available in a range of colours, you can build this concealer up to your preferred level of coverage. To correctly diminish darkness under the eyes, you really do need to use a specific eye concealer. The eye concealer formula contains brightening agents that will address your skin concerns unlike other concealers.

Smashbox-BB-Cream-Eye-SPF-15Give this guide a whirl and see how many compliments you get about your fresh appearance!

Origins, Peter Thomas Roth and Smashbox products are available at Kit Cosmetics and Mecca Maxima.

About The Author

A Melbourne city girl through and through, Olivia is a Communications student at RMIT. After dreaming of crossing international waters her entire life, she has spent the last six months studying in Leeds, England. As cliched as it is, she believes travel really is the only thing that makes you richer and intends to spend the rest of her life exploring and discovering the world. A lover of the arts, good food and quality wine she realises the importance of being an enthusiast in life. Because honestly, lukewarm is no good for anything. Twitter: @oliviawindsor Blog:

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