Trish’s tip: “Apply your under-eye brightener in an inverted triangle under the eye—what I call my signature Triangle of Light—to lift and light up your face,” she says!
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YVES SAINT LAURENT Touche Éclat – Radiant Touch $70.00 captures the light, banishing signs of fatigue and fading out imperfections. In just one click, this moisturising and ultra-fluid emulsion eliminates shadows from the side of the nose, the corners of the mouth, the hollow of the chin and expression lines. It embellishes the eye area, making you look rested and bright-eyed. The pigments In Touche Eclat react like prisms of a crystal, reflecting the light and reviving your complexion. The conveniently sized pen means you can pop it into any size handbag.
KIEHL’S Clearly Corrective Dark Circle Perfector SPF 14 – $50 is a lightweight eye cream that instantly brightens and perfects dark circles, reduces discoloration and protects against future darkening. The formula contains activated C, a vitamin C-derived ingredient that helps reduce the appearance of under-eye dark circles caused by melanin and prevent the formation of future discolourations. Caffeine helps reduce the appearance of puffiness and dark circles, titanium dioxide helps to block UV rays and provides broad spectrum protection and mineral pigments instantly diminish the appearance of dark circles. It also contains SPF 14.
JANE IREDALE MINERAL MAKEUP Active Light Under-eye Concealer – $62 is an illuminating under-eye concealer that brightens skin while nourishing and reducing puffiness with vitamin K and buckwheat wax. Cucumber extract tightens skin while white tea extract boosts the skin’s immune function. The talc-free formula also contains mineral particles to create a soft-focus effect and cover dark circles. To use, twist the bottom portion of the wand to retrieve the desired amount of product and smooth over the under-eye area. Can be applied before or after foundation.
BOBBI BROWN Instant Full Cover Concealer – $52 is a concealer with a concentrated, highly-pigmented coverage that visibly brightens dark circles and softens hollows and tired lines. The full-coverage, under eye concealer, has a weightless feel and natural skin finish.
NATIO Love Being You Colour Collection – Radiant Under Eye Concealer – $17.95 is a skin perfecting concealer that helps to cover under-eye darkness and signs of fatigue, while brightening the eye area with a delicate touch of instant luminosity. With a silky-feel texture and light-diffusing technology, fine lines are blurred for a flattering second-skin finish. Contains vitamin E, chamomile and green tea to moisturise and soothe, and radiant pigments to brighten weary skin.