Apply a Color Correcting Cream
First up—a color correcting (CC) cream. These have the same effects as a blemish balm (BB) cream, but the most noticeable difference is the benefit of color correction. You might notice that CC creams look just like foundation, but they’re more sheer and packed with loads of benefits. Most CC creams have SPF, which means one less product you’ll have to apply in the morning. They also help even out your skin tone, which means you won’t have to worry about blending it in evenly or looking greasy by the end of the day. Creating an even layer will help makeup for lips, eyes, and cheeks pop even more. Best of all, CC cream can replace your primer and foundation altogether, so you can achieve a flawless look with a single product.
While you might be quick to blame the kids for visible under-eye darkness, there are many elements that can contribute to it – namely, diet, sleep, health, age, and genetics. Luckily, dabbing just a few dots of concealer under your eyes is an easy way to cover dark spots and brighten your complexion. The best news of all? There’s no need for extra brushes and sponges—just use your fingers to gently blend it under your eyes. If you’re on the go, get creative with your space to help you with the application. Turn on your phone’s camera, check your reflection on a nearby reflective surface, or grab a lip gloss with light and mirrors on the side to make sure it’s going on evenly.