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Dark circles are one of our most hated enemies, they can easily make us look tired and distracted. But, have you noticed that the celebrities on the red carpet are always glowing with attractive eyes. Are they never bothered by dark circles under their eyes? Surely No! Thanks to the flourish of social media, we have no doubt that the stars are also facing dark circles troubles in their daily life. Therefore, why don’t we ‘steal’ some tricks about how to make dark circles vanish from them? Here are some of the SECRET WEAPONS that CELEBRITIES use to fight against dark circles, from home remedies to high tech treatments.
Selena’s first choice to beat up dark circles is the First Aid Beauty’s Eye Duty Triple Remedy. It’s a multitasking treatment which can brighten, depuff and smooth the skin around your eyes. It feels cool when applied on your skin, and the licorice root and caffeine contained in it can diminish the appearance of dark circles.
If you want to hide your dark circles, you’d better conceal them like a real pro. As for Kim Kardashian, she chooses Kevyn Auction’s The sensual Skin Enhancer as one of her 1000-step makeup routine. When choosing a concealer, you have to bear these color theories in mind to make it right: first, apply a peach-toned concealer to cover a blueish hue under eyes; second, pick a yellow-toned concealer to camouflage a purple hue under eyes; thirdly, use a green-colored concealer to hide redness under the eyes.
‘The Eye Concentrate’ collection of La Mer is famous as it can diminish dark circles visibly. And this eye cream is one of Chloe’s favorite. The hematite and magnetically-charged minerals contained in La Mer’s eye cream is capable of dissolving the appearance of dark circles dramatically.
Gigi is a client of Chanel Correcteur Perfection. It’s perfect for under the eyes because it covers dark circles effectively and stays on all day. Furthermore, it’s suitable for all skin types and doesn’t cake or crease. No wonder Gigi’s eyes always look so bright and glamorous.
Emma Roberts uses Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage as her carpet concealer. This concealer has two shades and you can mix them up and customize the best tone to cover your dark circles. BUT PAY ATTENTION: It has a relatively drier texture. Thus you might want to match it with a more luminous foundation.
Scarlett Johansson chooses Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Matte Concealer in Classic as her secret weapon. It has a creamy and soft texture, thus it’s suitable for all skin types. It can counteract dark circles instantly with its brightness.
For Lindsay Ellingson, the ONE THING she would never miss out for her in-flight beauty routine is KLORANE’s Smoothing And Relaxing Patches. This product is famous for it’s ability to brighten and moisturize the under-eye skin just in a few minutes.
Of course, COLD tea bags is better. This considerably traditional method chosen by Gabrielle Union works because the tannins, caffeine and antioxidants contained in tea brighten and soothe the under-eye skin. You can just use a Lipton green tea bag, soak it in water first, and then chill it in refrigerator. Now, put them over your eyes and feel the magic.
If your under-eye skin is sensitive, Whitney Port recommends another traditional trick: cold spoons. Freeze the spoons in fridge and put them on your eyes for about 15 minutes, letting them soothe the under-eye skin by decreasing the puffiness of the blood vessels.
Arizona received this dietary advice when she was in Hong Kong. A makeup master recommended bilberry supplements to her because it’s packed with antioxidants. Arizona says the supplements take effect really fast: around 10 minutes later you can see the under-eye area is brighter.
Harley combines Garnier Eye Roller and Laura Mercier Secret Concealerin her daily routine. According to the official website, its Clearly Brighter Anti-Dark Circle Eye Roller is a “2-in-1 eye care + concealer formula with Antioxidant Vitamin C, Caffeine and tinted mineral pigments that instantly covers dark circles and shadows.” After using Garnier Eye Roller for basic coverage, Harley would then apply Laura Mercier Secret Concealer to the under-eye area to have a brighter and more even look.
Rita admitted herself that she gets really bad dark circles. To combat them, she has tried many things, including the wild-spread frozen cucumber treatment. But she finds it not effective for her. Instead, she is now into the Fresh’s Rose Collection Eye Gel and Black Tea Mask.
Teresa swears by a concealer stick from Artistry. But Teresa actually is genetically cursed with dark circles. She says she has tried diet treatment, like adding or taking out some specific food to or from her diet. She has also tried a variety of makeup and eye creams. However, she just can’t get rid of her dark circles thoroughly.
Here comes the good news: it’s widely proven by many celebrities that DARK CIRCLES CAN BE SEXY. You see, dark circles are like some kind of natural makeup that underlines your eyes, which make your every glimpse much more intense and profound. Thus, if you happen to have hereditary dark circles like Teresa Palmer and you cannot beat them, then LIVE WITH IT! You are beautiful the way you are.