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Dark Circles are BASTARDS! I am a Purple Panda FFS!

(64 Posts)
PinotsKittens Sun 26-Jun-11 12:01:19

Is there anything than can do done to get rid of the purple panda look?


CroissantNeuf Sun 26-Jun-11 12:06:38

Do what the woman we saw by the pool in Tenerife earlier this year did.....sunbathe for every waking hour of every day for 10 days with your sunglasses on.

OK, you'll still be a panda but the tan will make the panda eyes look whiter rather than purple grin

The highlight of DD and DSs evening was to see 'Panda Woman' (as they nicknamed her) without her sunglasses on. Honestly I've never seen anything like it

acatcalledbob Sun 26-Jun-11 12:06:45

Try drinking lots and lots of water or a vitamin k cream

It can also be hereditary .... so stock up on concealer?

GetOrf Sun 26-Jun-11 12:07:54

Pinot! <kiss>

Touche Velouté by By Terry (from Space NK) here

It is brilliant - I have purple shadows and this is the o9nly thing which covers them. It is rather expensive but lasts for ages, and I wear it every day.

Don't listen to anyone who recommends YSL Touche Eclat. It's a highlighter, it will just make the shadows lilca and shimmery.

PinotsKittens Sun 26-Jun-11 12:18:33

<kisses GetOrf right back>

I have that my chick - and it's ossom, but when I am being slovenly (a lá today) I look evil, like I have a batman mask on.

Croissant - ha! I like the idea of no-shadows-by-stealth! Maybe I could concoct a radical hair-do to distract the eye?!

<blatantly ignores drink water advice> wink

PinotsKittens Sun 26-Jun-11 14:36:43


MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:06:01

keep your face tilted up at all times grin

i was in the hairdresser yesterday - facing forward/up i looked fine

when he said "look down pls" a haggard skull-like creature peered back at me shock

nicht gut

cybboid Sun 26-Jun-11 15:20:22

apply a good concealer in a triangle section of your undereye, from inner eye,down side of nose and back up to outer corner. MUCH more efective than colouring in shadow alone

VeraGood Sun 26-Jun-11 15:21:22

oioi group on

glycloic peels


MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:22:23

glycolic? i like that stuff

what where when

MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:25:57

oh gosh am tempted

they have goodybags and everything...

cybboid Sun 26-Jun-11 15:27:29

My woman tried to get me to ahve peel. I politely declined

VeraGood Sun 26-Jun-11 15:28:13

are they good?
will i look fity years younger?

MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:29:17

why did you decline?

i have hard core glycolic serummy stuff but think avon are discontinuing it <<screams>> makes skin all even and glowy and non-spotty

will this burn the face off me or something??

VeraGood Sun 26-Jun-11 15:29:36

i htink its just an exfoliator
shallw e do it mayo?

cybboid Sun 26-Jun-11 15:30:14

yes they can have amazing results, google chemical peels before and after


you ahve to stay out of sunlight for a long time after and too much faff for me

VeraGood Sun 26-Jun-11 15:32:19

look what aloha said

Aloha Mon 18-Jun-07 21:13:12
A mild glycolic peel would be good for you, or some laser photo-rejuvenation. I've just had my first peel and thought it was fab. Your skin doesn't actually peel off or anything, it just refreshes your skin. I think a course of those would be fab. Laser rejuvention does atually reverse sun damage so is v healthy.

MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:32:49

how long? the rest of the summer?? shock

am really really tempted...will we go together and hold hands while our flesh melts away...??

noddyholder Sun 26-Jun-11 15:33:12

DON"T!!!! Friend had one did look good but she has to wear block now all the time can never forget and she had it last year.Quite a lot of red and peeling though before you get the new skin look.It looks very sore

VeraGood Sun 26-Jun-11 15:33:37

this is a MILD ONE though
it says you might look a tiny bit red but can have in lunch hour

noddyholder Sun 26-Jun-11 15:36:17

A mild burn then grin

cybboid Sun 26-Jun-11 15:37:51

Ask Leah H she's had EVERYTHING done

PinotsKittens Sun 26-Jun-11 15:39:05

<wibbles> @ peel. Steady on.

cybboid This triangle - intriguing. Do I go down as far as my nostrils? Can you talk me through it as if you're talking to an idiot <ahem>

MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:39:38

oh christ really?? shock i can't be doing with that, halloween's not for ages

MayorNaze Sun 26-Jun-11 15:40:27

it says it will leave the skin peachy...<<hopeful>>

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