How to Cover Dark Circles Under your Eyes

Step 1 – Use a great base eyelid moisturizer like the  Lumiere Riche by NeoCutis.

Step 2  – For a great base concealer try the MAC Mineralize Concealer (but don’t buy this on the web – they need to color match you the first time) AND apply it with MAC brush 188 (not the usual one they recommend for eyes  – but better.)

Spot it on with the concealer brush over the whole eye area, blend a little with fingers and then blend with the brush over the whole area.

Step 3 – Correct the dark circle with the  Colorescience Mineral Corrector –  comes with a good brush – it also can cover red or brown acne spots, bruises, etc.

Dr. Irwin

See Dr. Irwin’s article on Eye Issues for information on crow’s feet, upper and lower eyelid issues, hollowness under the eyes, etc.

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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