The best under-eye suitcase concealer EVER

I’ve been hanging out in a few makeup groups lately to get some Inspiration and OH the things I have learned. The trick I feel every PARENT needs is this:
Bright red lipstick is your friend.
Before you flip, I don’t mean for your mouth. That’s high-maintenance and can feel a bit OTT kicking around at home or doing school pickup.
I mean UNDER YOUR EYES.
Fess up, we ALL have that bright vixen red lurking somewhere in the makeup drawer – and if you don’t, go buy a cheapy. A light orange red is best for fair skin, a blue-based red better for olive tones. If I just started to speak a foreign language, go to a makeup counter and ask if you’re a blue red or an orange red. Then buy the cheap one. Ok. Back on track.
Using a brush if you’re picky or dabbing if you’re not, apply the red wherever you have dark spots.

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For me, this is the infamous eye bags, and some acne scars. Spread and blend with brush.

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After a minute, apply your foundation/BB/usual base as normal. I used a beauty blender and my Younique BB cream as normal.

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After that, brows on, mascara on, and a sweep of blush. Doesn’t take more than an extra minute but OH my goodness what a difference. Extra bonus: it works like a primer to smooth and fill those tiny wrinkles, so the delicate skin around your eyes looks smoother and plumper :)

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(null)So, dig out your too-bright and clownish corals, watermelons, and reds – and brighten up your whole FACE, not just your smile :)

 

Author: Chelsea

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