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i like to wear blue or green liner on my water line to try cancel out the redness.

extra coverage under my eyes? i have to not get any sleep for days before i get dark circles. yay

I get really deep sunken in dark circles, so it takes some work to make me look awake. I use Cover FX in EO when my dark circles are excessive, but I use YSL Touche Eclait all other times and some times over the Cover FX if it needs brightening as well.

I use Sephora’s Flashy Waterproof Liner in Flashy Pink. I use it for the inner 1/3 of my eyes. I always get compliments on it 🙂

Good tip about the flesh toned liner Christine! Think I’m gonna have to get one now..

I cover up my dark circles and use a light frosty shadow near my tearducts to perk up my eyes.

Depends on what you mean by brightening. If I am having problems with alergies then white liven on my water line is great.

If I want my eyes to pop out then some green near the lash line works like a charm.

If I want to look like I was not studying all night and actually got a full nights sleep I go with black eye liner (on the thin side but not quite tight lining) and shimmery shadow on the inner corner.

Sephora’s Pure Eye Pencil in Jelly White works beautifully. Not only is it all-natural, but it’s not an overpowering white. It’s a dulled white that has a slight pink tone to it – it’s light enough to see a notable difference to brighten your eyes, but not bright so that it’s the only thing people see when they look at your face.

For brightening the eyes, I’d go for shimmery champagne colours like NARS Duo Eyeshadow in “Alhambra” and lots of mascara!

A bright blush colour also does wonders in “lifting” the face and making you look more awake.

I love Benefit High Brow! I use it to highlight browbone and tearduct. This pencil is perfect also applied in the waterline: it’s long lasting and makes eyes naturally brighter 😉

A bit of Ricepaper on the inner corner, flesh-toned liner on the waterline and then a bit of brown liner on the outer corner and tightlined as well, plus loads of mascara.

I absolutely love Benefit eyebright. I know this doesnt seem to work for some people but for me, its an HG item! It really makes a HUGE different with how I look. I wear it like I wear YSL Touche eclat….and EYEBRIGHT is half the price of YSL, same results for me! Under the eyes, on the inner and out corners of the eyes (just rub it in), under the brow bone (this is where I really start to see my face light up!) down the bridge of my nose, cupids bow and then the shadow under my lips…..actually you can wear this anywhere and everywhere on your face where you see a dark shadow and it will make you look so awake and bright! Ok, well, now I feel like a salesman!lol But when I saw you posted this question I just couldn’t resist. Im an NC40 and I don’t know if skin tone matters when using this product but I highly recommend it, It is amazing!

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