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What make up do you use to hide dark circles?

(25 Posts)
ZoeRedbirdsLongLostSister Sat 23-Sep-17 18:39:16

I'm a complete make up newbie. I'm fed up of always looking tired. So I'm looking for inspiration on how to hide mine. So what make up do you use to hide dark circles?

TableMirror Sat 23-Sep-17 19:06:44

JAPONESQUE Color Correcting Crayon, Shade 01 Yellow 3.6 g https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00VT24J5U/ref=cmsww_rcpp_api_dhQXzbF6GW8VX

This stuff is great, apply with a concealer brush if you have any fine lines, it gives good colour correction without being thick and doesn't tend to crease during the day. I then apply my normal tinted moisturiser or foundation over the top

TableMirror Sat 23-Sep-17 19:28:07

If you need further coverage a tiny bit of this goes a long way, again it's a good coverage without caking and you should just apply where needed.

Interestingly it seems to be on sale everywhere which may be a sign it's been discontinued:

https://www.thebeautystore.co.uk/makeup-c163/facial-makeup-c170/concealers-c179/laura-mercier-high-coverage-concealer-8ml-p9468?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgYrMnfe71gIVKpPtCh072gdtEAQYBSABEgLusPDBwE#foo_c=1465&fok=3763a28f727f056ff400767a78a7c195&foo_s=gplauk

Rainbowglow Sat 23-Sep-17 19:34:24

Becca undereye brightening. A little goes a long way. And I top up with IT Cosmetics bye bye eye - again only a tiny amount is needed.

BusterGonad Sat 23-Sep-17 20:12:43

I use my usual foundation then I apply YSL touché éclat on the dark areas.

ShirleyPhallus Sat 23-Sep-17 20:15:17

Charlotte tilbury liquid concealer pen. It's so much better than touché eclat

BusterGonad Sat 23-Sep-17 20:54:55

Dior skin flash is the bomb but I was given the YSL one so I need to use it up!

ChardonnaysPrettySister Sat 23-Sep-17 20:57:57

Bobbi Brown Bisque corrector. Only thing that works.

jeaux90 Sat 23-Sep-17 21:05:14

I cover the dark with the yellow lemon aid by benefit before applying touché eclat. Foundation first. If they are really bad then a heavier concealer like erase paste but always the yellow base before the pink.

Fluffysparks Sat 23-Sep-17 21:10:47

Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer, by far the best one I've tried and lots of fashion bloggers swear by it wink

hollyisalovelyname Sat 23-Sep-17 21:14:42

The new Revlon sponge ball tipped one is good.

Queenofthedrivensnow Sat 23-Sep-17 21:43:43

Another vote for touché eclat blended with an egg sponge. They were a quid in Superdrug.

If you don't wear stacks of make up like me I would go for either no 7 faux touché eclat or the recommended on here the collection faux touché eclat which is pretty good and more subtle that the bona fide version

Queenofthedrivensnow Sat 23-Sep-17 21:44:04

Dammit not the collection one the yet aldi one

CointreauVersial Sat 23-Sep-17 23:26:24

Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer. We all use it, me and the DDs. Brilliant stuff, and cheap as chips.

Bluesheep8 Sun 24-Sep-17 08:39:48

I use 'dark circle eraser by bella pierre. Unlike their mineral foundation, it's quite a solid cream, doesn't settle into lines and totally masks any trace of shadow/fatigue-it's amazing. Got it in tkmaxx as part of a concealing set for about £15

Pistachiois50pmore Sun 24-Sep-17 08:46:35

I have quite pronounced hereditary dark circles and I think the best is Nars Creamy Concealer. It doesn't cake but it doesn't need any powder or extra work to make it look okay, which the Bobbi Brown one did for me. I don't always wear foundation or a full face of makeup so I need something I can also use on its own.

I used to love Shu Uemura Nobara stick but you can't get that in the UK anymore.

Bourjois Healthy Mix used to be the best on the high street but they have reformulated and I don't know what the new version is like.

Touche Eclat type things are brighteners rather than concealers - they're great if your circles aren't that dark but if you need something more serious you will need a n actual pigmented concealer!

Nuttynoo Sun 24-Sep-17 08:49:24

Bobbi brown bb cream

ChardonnaysPrettySister Sun 24-Sep-17 09:13:28

Has anyone tried the Trish McEvoy eye list? I keep coming across bloggers praising it to heaven and back?

ChardonnaysPrettySister Sun 24-Sep-17 09:13:47

eye lift

Pirisprinkles Sun 24-Sep-17 11:18:34

Bobbi Brown corrector.

RubbishMantra Sun 24-Sep-17 17:17:15

Has anyone tried Tarte Shape Tape? Is it hyped up a bit I wonder?

BusterGonad Sun 24-Sep-17 17:26:13

You are completely right Pistachio the pen things are highlighters brightners and do not conceal but reflect the light off of the area.

tigerlil6571 Sun 24-Sep-17 17:26:51

Rimmel Wake Me Up concealer

Northernmum100 Sun 24-Sep-17 17:30:44

I would suggest using a colour corrector (yellow) first then concealer if you need to and blend with brush.

Rainbowglow Sun 24-Sep-17 20:05:22

I am sure Wayne Goss has a great you tube video on how to correct under eye shadows.

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