4 Products to Fake Wide-Awake Eyes

In a perfect word, we'd sleep like babies eight hours a night, wake up with perfectly tamed tresses, and saunter out the front door 15 minutes earlier than planned.

Sadly, this is not how our typical morning goes. Between babies crying, deadlines keeping you at work late, and cocktails with the girls going way past happy hour, we wake up with puffy eyes and dark circles. If this is how your typical morning goes, read below for a fake wide-awake look that can be done in four easy steps.

Garnier Skin Renew Anti-Puff Eye Roller

This stuff is loaded with caffeine, which is great for deflating bags. Plus, the genius roller ball applicator feels super-refreshing on tired eyes. It says to roll over your under-eye area once or twice, but we tend to get a little 'roll happy.' Store it in your fridge to boost the effectiveness.

$13.49; drugstore.com

Too Faced Absolutely Flawless Therapeutic Herbal Concealer

Apply this creamy concealer under your eyes as well as on your lids to cover up any darkness. The trick is to tap it on using your ring finger so you don't tug at the delicate skin around your eyes.

$19.50; toofaced.com

Stila Kitten Smudge Pot

Dabbing a shimmery champagne shadow at the innermost corners of your eyes makes them appear bright and twinkly. We love this cream version of Stila's most popular hue.

$20; stilacosmetics.com

Maybelline Full 'N Soft Mascara

After curling your eyelashes (a mandatory step for big eyes), apply two coats of this mascara. It makes lashes look thicker without a hint of stiffness and absolutely no clumping.

$6.59; drugstore.com

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