DARK CIRCLES: How to correct dark circles using makeup (concealer) or home remedies


Most people suffer from dark circles regardless of the reason that leads to them appearing on the skin under your eyes, without a doubt it is a reality that especially women refuse to accept, and have experienced all kinds of things to be able to cover or eliminate them completely.

Well, it was idealized that a woman with dark circles does not look good, and although in recent years many feminist leaders have tried to fight against it by presenting it as a more sexy and real side of women, there are still many who are not agree and do not accept to expose themselves to the public with dark circles.

And it is that, dark circles can arise for different reasons from simple inheritance or genetics such as accumulated lack of sleep , physical and mental fatigue that cause the blood vessels that are present in that area of ​​the body to dilate and expose their color, darkening that face area compared to the others.

Likewise, anemia also plays an important role in the acceleration and preservation of dark circles, as well as fluid retention, hormonal problems and consuming alcohol or smoking cigarettes.

There are no definitive solutions that can completely eliminate the dark circles on your face, but there are home remedies that can help reduce inflammation in that area and that can reduce its pigmentation, as well as in the cosmetic area, different makeup products are used to try to hide and cover.

How to cover dark circles with the concealer

Since the beginning of makeup and cosmetic products have become more popular, a very important product for any makeup line you want to undertake is the “concealer for dark circles”.

Women and men who wear makeup always have to have at their disposal a concealer for dark circles that neutralizes it and offers full coverage for a long time and that is not so false or stiff.

That is why, in any makeup line there is always a concealer, and it is one of the most acclaimed products as an alternative to hide or hide dark circles.

First of all, you must bear in mind that you must choose the ideal concealer undertone to completely cover the dark circles , so depending on your skin type you can choose between a liquid concealer for dry skin or a cream for oily or combination skin.

The texture of the concealer to cover the dark circles also plays a fundamental role, since the concealer sticks offer good coverage, but for skin with wrinkles it is not recommended, the cream concealers have better coverage, while the liquid concealers are lighter.

Finally, the tone of the dark circles is the most important, since if they are purplish in color, the concealer undertone to cover and neutralize them is yellowish, greenish dark circles are better covered with a pink concealer, for reddish circles a green concealer and for those who have yellowish dark circles the concealer’s undertone should be purple.

Can I cover dark circles without makeup?

If what you want is to hide your dark circles momentarily, you will not achieve it with another product other than makeup, since to eliminate them completely you must be constant with products, diets and habits that will progressively file that coloration under the eyes.

But only with makeup you can hide them, so that it seems that you do not have them and increase your self-esteem, even if it is a procedure that you will have to perform constantly.

Tips to cover dark circles with makeup

The first thing you should take into account is that you should always hydrate and prepare your face very well before any makeup, even if it is daily.

The use of moisturizing and refreshing creams will undoubtedly improve the appearance of dark circles so that later it will be easier for you to cover them with makeup and, above all, that the product stays there for much longer.

Likewise, something you can do before putting on makeup is to make a kind of home remedy that can reduce inflammation of the affected area and that is easier to correct, and then apply an illuminator a little lighter than your skin tone and seal with translucent powder to unify and harmonize the tones with the rest of the face.

What natural remedies are there to correct dark circles?

There are many home remedies that can help you considerably improve the tone of your dark circles, since many of them are the product of a dilation of the blood vessels, as you can improve this with the following tips.


A massage undoubtedly creates an immediate relaxation effect in the area where it is applied, so in the case of dark circles you can implement the technique of small patting with your fingertips around the area to activate circulation.

Apply cold

Place two spoons in the freezer for at least 10 minutes, when they are cold enough, place them on your dark circles as much as you can bear, repeat the process several times and you will reduce the swelling of the affected area.

A green tea bag

Boil two green tea bags in a cup of water for at least 10 minutes, then remove from the heat, let it cool slightly and remove the bags and put them in the freezer for about 15 minutes, then place the bags in each eye cup.

Green tea reduces swelling and inflammation thanks to its antioxidant components.

Egg whites

In a bowl beat an egg white until it reaches the point of nine, then with the help of a brush, apply it to the area of ​​the dark circles and leave it to act for 20 minutes, repeating the process 2 times a day.

Perform facial exercises

There are exercises that can help you with facial problems such as double chin and for this you must sit with your back straight, stare straight ahead, then close your eyes and slowly move it up and down in a series of 10 repetitions.