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Makeup Tricks for Removing Under Eye Circles

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No one likes to deal with under eye circles. I know that when I'm stressed or I don't get enough sleep, those pesky blue circles come creeping under my eyes the next morning. I can't stand it! Luckily, there are plenty of ways to remove the look of dark circles by using makeup. Instead of looking drowsy and tired, you can look awake and refreshed. It's all about using the right products in the right way. Read on to find out how to use makeup for removing dark circles.

Makeup Tricks for Removing Under Eye Circles

Use an Under Eye Mask- At the first sign of under eye circles, use an eye mask. This will help make your skin look hydrated and plump.Use this before going in with some of the other products in your arsenal.

SK-II Signs Eye Mask Moisturizing Revival Masks, SHOP.COM, $95.33

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Prep Your Skin- There's a way to soften the look of your circles while you go on with your day by using your favorite eye cream or balm. Apply this under your eyes after your mask. Make sure all the product sinks into the skin before moving on. Your eye balm also acts as a base for the rest of your makeup .

Lumière de Vie® Eye Balm, Motives® Cosmetics, $44.95

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Color Correcting- Once your eye creme has helped to hydrate the area under the eye, go ahead and use you Color Correction Quad. Use the salmon color to offset the blue shade underneath your eyes. Once you've applied this over your dark circles, go in with a highlighting concealer.

Motives® Color Correction Quad, Motives® Cosmetics, $38.00

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Bake- The further offset the look of dark circles and brighten your makeup, bake with a yellow powder. Our Motives® Luminous Translucent Loose Powder in Banana will do the trick while also setting your makeup.

Motives® Luminous Translucent Loose Powder in Banana, Motives® Cosmetics, $22.95

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Use a Nude or White Kohl Liner in the Waterline- Apply a nude or white liner onto your water line for a refreshed and awake look. If you're stressed out and didn't get those ZZZ's, not to worry. No one will be able to tell.

Motives® Kohl Eyeliner, Motives® Cosmetics, $16.95

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