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I'm 40, pale of skin and can live with all my signs of ageing apart from these godawful bags and shadows. Has anyone used any creams that genuinely helped, OR do you have a great way of covering things up?
I don't normally wear foundation, just either a tinted moisturiser or my current favourite, Maybelline BB cream, which is very sheer. So wearing a lot of make up directly under my eyes looks odd - I tried a Bobbi Brown concealer but it was so thick and looked very cakey. Basically I just got brown bags under my eyes.
Atm I am using a Pixi light reflective concealer in the dark 'trough' under my bags, which are so bad 2 people have asked me before if I have black eyes! (used to use Touche Eclat but found it hard to blend) - but because my puffy bags are so whopping, I still get 'shadows' IYSWIM.
Any thoughts welcome. I don't smoke, barely drink (am pregnant) get as much sleep as I can with a co-sleeping toddler - no other skin complaints.
I've been a little tired recently, and I found Vichy Dermablend corrective crea\m stick to be the best thing I've tried so far. I have the Bobbi Brown duo too, now languishing in a drawer, but this is better.
A miracle cure would be great.... it's the bags that are the real problem, as they are '3D' - the bruised looking shadows I can kind of paint out one way or another, although I do have to be careful I don't look like I'm only wearing make up under my eyes....
But the bags, the bags. They make me look so tired and old.