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Beauty Tutorial! Brighten Tired Eyes In Three Simple Steps (Video)

Section: Skin & Hair

You don’t need a face full of make-up to lift a tired face. Just three fast, easy steps will brighten eyes, define your features and disguise the effects of a tough night. We show you how.




Erase dark circles

Dot a brightening concealer, such as Kiko Soft Focus Concealer (£7.50, under eyes and blend with your fingers to lighten darkness.


Groom and define brows

Take a tinted brow gel (we love Benefit Gimme Brow, £17.50, or Maybelline Brow Drama, £4.99, and brush through eyebrows to instantly open eyes and give definition. Use an ‘up and out’ action to really lift brows.



Brighten eyes

Run a white or flesh-coloured pencil (try Kiko Colour Kajal in White, £4.20, along the waterline of your eyes to disguise tired, bloodshot eyes and make them look wide-awake.

  • Author: Lisa Durant Lisa Durant
  • Job Title: Beauty Editor

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