How to Cover Dark Circles Under Eyes on Mature Skin Step By Step

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15 Minutes

Let’s talk about under-eye circles. Most women have them as they age, and they don’t really go anywhere! Luckily, there are ways to cover dark circles with a few makeup tricks!

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to cover dark circles under eyes on mature skin. From color corrector to primer for under-eye circles, I’m bringing you instant beauty secrets to conceal that pesky area successfully.

I'm using makeup from Look Fabulous Forever, but you could replicate the same techniques with your own makeup.

Tools and materials:

  • Orange color corrector
  • Concealer
  • Translucent powder
  • Assorted brushes
Applying orange color corrector under eyes

1. Apply color corrector

Just a quick FYI before we begin; to make this a quick tutorial and only focus on how to hide under-eye dark circles with makeup, I already applied all my makeup except for the under-eye bit. However, this step comes in right before you apply your foundation.

Go ahead and add a tiny bit of an orange-colored neutralizer; a little goes a long way! This counterbalances your under eyes’ blue tone and acts as a primer. 

Tapping in concealer under eyes

Take your concealer brush and tap it in. 

Applying a cream-based concealer under eyes

2. Apply concealer

If you’re wondering what color concealer for dark circles is best, I suggest using a cream-based concealer. Stay away from anything that’s dry, as it will enhance the creases around that area.

Stipple the concealer right under your eyes and focus on applying it to the dark areas, too. 

Tip: Do not put any foundation under your eyes; otherwise, it will end up looking too cakey. 

Blending the concealer with fingers

Then, take your ring finger and tap it out. Tapping it on will warm the concealer and melt it so it really blends in naturally. 

Applying concealer to the inner corners

I’m also adding concealer to the inner corners of my eye. 

Setting concealer with translucent powder

3. Set concealer with translucent powder

Now, this is super important as it will help set in the concealer and prevent too much creasing. I’m using a very fine translucent powder, and I’m gently tapping it in with a fluffy brush. 

Tip: If you feel your concealer still creases after this step, apply a tiny drop of certified jojoba oil to the area. 

How to disguise under-eye bags

4. Address under-eye bags

If you have bags under your eyes, it’s best to apply the concealer right in the indentation of the bag, illuminating and enhancing the indentation so that it disguises the puffy area. 

Cover dark circles under eyes on mature skin

How to cover dark circles under eyes on mature skin

To sum up, don’t put too much product under your eyes, blend everything really well, and use very fine translucent powder to set everything in place.

If you have really dark circles under the eyes,s try to distract the focus from it with makeup. If it’s applying bold lip color or really doing up your eyes, it will really work wonders! 

I hope you enjoyed my guide on how to hide under-eye circles with makeup and that you’ve learned a trick or two from this tutorial.  

Suggested materials:
  • Orange color corrector
  • Concealer
  • Translucent powder
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