Under Eye Routine
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My under eyes are dark. And no matter how much eye cream I would saturate them with the night before, they would always look dry after I applied makeup.
I have had the hardest time finding an under eye concealer that I love too. Mostly because it turns to a “cakey” mess no matter what consistency, application method, or “priming” products that I use. And there is little worse than dry, cakey under eye makeup, am I right?
The reason why the under eye area can be such a problem is because there aren’t many/any oil glands in that area. So there isn’t really a natural production of moisture to keep that delicate skin in good condition. It’s also one of the most fragile parts of your skin, and should be treated that way so you don’t get extra wrinkles!
However, my world has been changed. I found a product that revolutionized the way my under eye concealer goes ON and stays put. I know it sounds like I’m being dramatic here, but I’m serious–I checked the mirror about 50 times that day (which is easy because I stand behind a mirror all day) to make sure it didn’t turn on me. And there it was, perfectly placed and non-cakey under eye concealer.
The product is by Sephora and it’s called Immediate Wrinkle Filler. It’s difficult to explain, but it’s a white, spongey product in a small tub (pictured above in grey) and you either place your finger or a brush in the pod to get a tiny bit of product, and gently rub it into your under eye area. It’s silky smooth, and thick enough to really fill in some wrinkles! It will also fill in some small creases that you may have from smiling and prevent the makeup from settling into those as well. And finally, it keeps your under eye concealer “moisturized” without shine, and it won’t budge.
I love it.
And the Mark. product is an eye cream that I’ve been using before I apply the Immediate Wrinkle Filler. It’s not as much as a necessity for daily makeup application as the latter, but it’s a great non-greasy eye cream. If you are interested in Mark. products, click here.
The concealer I use on a daily basis is Mac Pro Longwear concealer in NW 15. I really like it! Especially now that it goes on beautifully and looks great all day!
If you are interested in my full makeup routine, click here!