How to conceal dark circles

Want to know the best way to cover dark circles? Colour correcting is key. Find out everything you need to know about our new colour correctors right here.

How to conceal dark circles

Want to know the best way to cover dark circles? Colour correcting is key. Find out everything you need to know about our new colour correctors right here.

Words by Shona Wallace

Woken up with dark, puffy circles under your eyes? Don’t worry – whether they’re the result of a late night, a stressful week, or simply down to genetics, we’ve all been there at least once. Everything from too little sleep to too much screen time can aggravate dark circles, and although a great eye cream will help over time (All About Eyes is hard to beat), when you’ve only got 10 mins to get ready and out the door, makeup can be your best friend. However, if your first port of call is to layer up the concealer, you’re missing a trick – our new Even Better All Over Primer and Colour Corrector makes ditching dark circles a breeze. Here’s everything you need to know about how to cover dark circles.

So, what is a colour corrector?

It’s a common misconception that concealers and correctors are one and the same – they actually work in different ways but play very well together. While our Even Better All-Over Concealer + Eraserblurs out imperfections with full coverage that exactly matches your skin tone, our Colour Corrector is designed to neutralise your skin tone, using complementary hues to balance out discolouration. It’s available in two adaptable shades to suit a range of skin tones – Peach for very fair to moderately fair complexions, and Apricot for medium to deep complexions – with sheer, buildable coverage, and a soft, second-skin finish that lasts.
How do colour correctors work?
The buildable pigments cancel out dark circles, while the silky, gel-cream formula hydrates, smooths, and primes skin for seamless concealer application. Plus, like the rest of our Even Better collection, our colour corrector is built with powerful skincare ingredients to improve your skin with wear. Specifically, it’s formulated with hyaluronic acid to help replump fine lines, caffeine to help energise and depuff, and vitamin C and niacinamide to brighten the look of skin. It’s a real wake-up call for your eyes.
How do I conceal dark circles with a colour corrector?

Prep skin with your favourite eye cream – puffy, tired eyes will love the cooling cream-gel texture of All About Eyes, and it also helps to hold makeup in place. Next, it’s your colour corrector’s time to shine. Using the doe-foot wand, dot the corrector along the under-eye area, from the inner to outer corner, then blend using the built-in blurring sponge in a stippling motion. Next, apply a little Even Better All-Over Concealer + Eraser on top to cover dark circles and blend with the blurring sponge for a seamless, bright-eyed finish. To complete your flawless base, apply a light layer of Even Better Clinical Foundation wherever you usually apply foundation, and you’re good to go. There you have it – your step-by-step guide to hiding dark circles, so you’ll never have to hear ‘you look tired’ again.

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