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Lack of sleep, allergies, and basic genetics can leave you with dark circles under your eyes, says Mally Roncal. Use her makeup tips to hide the drama.

Step 1
Always put on concealer before foundation. It may be all the coverage you need. No matter what your skin color, choose a creamy concealer with a yellow undertone: It'll counteract undereye darkness. Apply with a brush for extra precision.

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Step 2
The skin around your eyes is delicate, so don't rub it! Instead, blend concealer by pressing it in with your ring finger-it's the weakest one, so it has the softest, gentlest touch.

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Step 3
Set your concealer with a dusting of powder that matches your skin tone (bonus if it has a little radiance to brighten the area). Use a light hand with powder. Too much will look cakey.

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Step 4
Gorgeous. And remember: If the concealer settles into your lines by midday, just smooth your ring finger over it-the warmth will melt it back into your skin.

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