Waking up with dark circles under your eyes is not the most fun morning surprise, and the older I get the more it seems to be happening.
I talked with celebrity make-up artist Sana Young to find out what’s up with these black circles, can they be prevented, and how do I cover them up so I don’t look like a raccoon?
Q: Sana, first and foremost, why am I getting these terrible dark circles under my eyes?
A: It could be due to a variety and combination of different factors. There are several reasons women get them. It could be hereditary, you could just have thin skin under your eyes, a lack of sleep, too much caffeine, too much alcohol, and/or iron deficiency.
Q: What are some things I can do to prevent getting dark circles?
A: Take vitamins, get adequate sleep, exercise, and drink lots of water. Avoid salty foods, caffeine, and alcohol before bed.
Q: I’d love to invest in a good eye concealer for dark circles, but I’m worried that I’ll choose the wrong color. How do I know what color will work for me? Continue Reading