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It’s a struggle to wake me up, so I’ve heard from the ones that have tried it. But to make me look awake??? Instantly??? So far 4 cups of espresso and about one and a half hours is the best I can come up with. The one product that makes me look awake is yet to be invented. I hereby challenge every make up brand ๐Ÿ˜‰
Honestly, I am the worst and not proud of it…

Undereye concealer. I need to start experimenting with highlighters. I always try out Benefit’s That Gal brightener but I haven’t decided to buy it yet.

What makes me look awake..? Hummm
A good shower, a splash of fresh water on my face, eye brightener light from Bobbi brown ^^

Revlon Skinlights undereye concealer or a lovely ruby red lipstick – find that really helps to perk me up!

MACยดs Beautypowder in Smooth Harmony (from Heatherette LE) is perfect when Iยดm in a rush in the morning and look tired and pale. It makes me look rested in about 10 seconds!

Believe it or not, dark eyeliner on lashline and waterline and some mascara and I at least don’t look “tired.” When I don’t wear eyeliner or if I wear a lighter shade, people are telling me all day that I look “tired” even when I’m not. I guess they’re used to me looking a certian way ๐Ÿ™‚

Has to be curling my eyelashes (I love the shu curler) and something bright on my lips. MAC’s Dollymix blush also helps.

Select Cover on my dark circles (Origins No Puffery is great for puffy eye mornings), and a little blush. It definitely helps if I curl my lashes, although now they are permed I will just tightline at the base of them and call it a morning.

I wish something made me look more awake…lol

but I put concealer all the way under my eyes (including my lower lash line) and on my lids (including the lash line) b/c I am really purple at my lash bases.

it helps. but not enough. boo.

And on the eighth day, Nars Albatross was made. Srsly. Take some on the orbital bone, down the nose, and right about the cupid’s bow. Holy shiz, I look like I slept for hours.

A couple pumps with Shu Curler, if I had to pick one. Then some Fiberwig or Lash Power..

i wouldn’t say a product per se…i just have a hot shower and that usually wakes me up. but to brighten my eyes a bit i always put a little white eyeshadow (usually crystal avalanche) in the corners of my eyes. ๐Ÿ™‚

lately i’m into the mac royal assets cool eyes because of medallion, modern heir and shadowly lady, i know its early in the morning but light pinks and purples are like happy colors to start my day.

I have to agree with Leigh. Under eye concealer and a little blush make me look awake even if that’s not the case.

Eyeliner is what makes me look awake. Otherwise I look like I’m ready to crawl back into bed, even if it’s 2 in the afternoon.

I just did a eyelash perm,that gives at least 4 months without eyelash curlers and looking awake all day…I just put my mascara on and I’m ready to go…
Greetings from Brazil

There hasn’t been a makeup product invented that can make me look more awake in the morning. Best thing for me is about two hours. Then I feel less like a zombie.
Blush does perk me up a bit, and curling my lashes.

Painterly Paint Pot (on inner tearducts, too). I find that really does highlight my eye area for a healthy look, lol.

Two things… concealer under my eyes because I always have major bags… and curled lashes with some mascara. I MIGHT consider going outside with just foundation, curled lashes and mascara sometime because those few steps do happen to make me look fresh and awake. And trust me, that would be a huge step for someone like me that hates herself without make-up on. Heh.

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