Cucumber patches? Tick. Eight hours sleep? Tick. Endless application of eye cream? Tick. We get it, you’ve tried just about everything, yet still can’t shake that dullness under your eyes.
While it’s true that genetics can play a part, it’s also worth knowing a few tricks of the trade – particularly when it comes to mastering concealer.
Chances are, anyone you think has been blessed with a miraculously bright under-eye area, is actually just really good at knowing where – and how – to apply their base.
From using too dark a shade of concealer to applying too much of the wrong eye cream, here’s eight reasons why you can’t seem to leave your baggage behind.
1. You need a different vitamin
Sure, vitamin C is great for brightening but if you’re not noticing greyness fade, try an eye cream that contains vitamin K. Used and loved by cosmetic surgeons, it prevents bruising and neutralises any purple in the skin. We love: Jason Lightening Vitamin K Creme, £14.65, tapped under the eyes.