Dark circles?

i have dark circles under my eyes and I think its because I dont get a lot of sleep, how can I make these go away? sleep isnt anoption for me because im always busy, is there something I could put on it? like lotion or some sort of eye massage ? thanxx
Anonymous User
Anonymous User
Asked Nov 02, 2011
I've read that dark circles are more salt intake related than sleep related...

Assuming makeup is an option...

You can try Dermablend concealer. It covers my dark circles and acne scars. It makes my skin look perfect. It's designed to cover EVERYTHING. I used their foundation when my scars were worse. When you go to the makeup counter, you can ask them to match your color and give you sample portions. Try it thoroughly before you buy. It's good to wear the "test face" throughout the day so you can see how it wears on your skin and how it looks in different light. You need the sample to make sure you can apply it well yourself. You'll want to get their setting powder. There's something in it that makes the makeup last up to 24 hours that's not in other high-end HD powders.
http://www.dermablend.com/beforeandafter/

You can also test Bobbi Brown's corrector and concealer. I use that sometimes too. I think the corrector, concealer, and setting powder cost a little over $100ish.

But honestly, that didn't work for me any better than e.l.f. concealer, which is $1.
http://www.eyeslipsface.com/elf/face/concealer/tone_correcting_concealer
I have the tube that's one shade too light that I use for corrector. I let it set, then I apply the e.l.f. concealer that is the correct shade. I highly recommend their studio liquid foundation too. I wear it daily. I get good coverage even when I don't have time to conceal. e.l.f. concealers are $1 and the foundation is $6. I know that's cheap, but I think their makeup holds up just as well as Bobbi Brown and Mac. I use e.l.f. daily and quit buying the pricey brands even though I can easily afford them. e.l.f. has excellent brushes, shadows, blushes, etc. too.

The Kat Von D concealer disappointed me. For $20+ a tube, I got little payoff.

For application tips you call look at channels for YouTube gurus like http://www.youtube.com/user/gossmakeupartist
He has loads of good tutorials like how to reduce concealer creasing: http://www.youtube.com/user/gossmakeupartist#p/search/4/S_9exY4F3ww

If you don't want to wear makeup, you can try the tea bag remedy here:
http://www.darkcircles.net/remedy.html
I've found that cold compresses help as well.
skyDancer
Answered Nov 02, 2011
Edited Nov 02, 2011
I would recommend Shiseido Benefiance Pure Retinol Eye Treatment Masks (kinda pricey but they REALLY help with getting rid of circles and also help prevent wrinkles) You use them once a week. Then Estee Lauder Cooling Eye Illuminator every morning and evening. Its also pricey but VERY worth it.
natedogg
Answered Nov 04, 2011
you could try foundation. sorry for the lousy answer, I don't think there's much you can do about those.
smiley36
Answered Nov 02, 2011
This is my problem, also. Plenty of sleep, salt (if u don't have high blood pressure), and plenty, plenty of water. All the stuff I hate or don't have time full. So I am still looking for answers. Eye Gel packs from Avon, reuseable. Go into the frig and help refresh eyes and reduce puffiness. Which makes ur eyes bright looking. Especially if the whites r really white and less tired looking! I think the two eye packs r $ 6.99 and last for over a yr! Sometimes I put them in the freezer. Wakes me up! Good luck and if u found something that works, let me know. Krazy kara on facebook.
krazykara
Answered Jan 24, 2012
The Sonia Kashuk concealer palette works well for the lighter end of skin tones. Sells at Target for about $10. Not as good as Dermablend but is phenomenal for the price range.
BrightStar
Answered Jan 24, 2012
You can try some effective home remedies which will help you out.

• Applying rose water for 10 minutes is a highly beneficial home treatment for under eye circles.
• Massage with some eye cream which contain natural ingredients.
• Placing herbal tea bags under eyes for about 15 minutes.
• Crush a few mint leaves and place them under the eyes for about 20 minutes to cure under eye circles naturally at home.
• Regularly massaging the area under eyes with almond oil or peanut oil. Leave the nourishing oil on your skin overnight.
• Mix one teaspoon each of tomato juice and lemon juice. Dip a cotton ball in this solution and apply in around your eyes to reduce dark circles.
SaraBiston
Answered Apr 22, 2013
You can use eye concealer to make the dark circles look faded.
use home remedies like placing cloth soaked in cold water. This will help relax your muscles.
There are many eye creams available online. they are safe as it contains natural ingredients. follow the instructions mentioned on the product to significantly reduce the dark circles around your eyes. you can find the some reviews here:http://www.thebeautyinsiders.com/eye-creams
Jessy_parker
Answered May 13, 2013
Hiiii!!!!
You said that you remains busy all time so natural remedies will not for u;;;
Better try some eye creams for your dark circles and stop taking more stress because stress is the only reason for working woman to have dark circles...
christinamonte
Answered May 16, 2013

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