- Ok now that I have your attention — the truth is no way we can NEVER look tired. That said, I discovered this article from Glamour written in 2008. There were so many great doable ideas in this piece I wanted to share this one with you. It’s not dated at all!
Take a look and see if any of these suggestions work. I personally love “chilling” the face. Sometimes I just want to climb into the freezer and lay my puffy eyes on the ice tray. But alas, there’s easier methods.
“Try a Little Eyeliner Magic
New York City-based makeup artist Laura Mercier perks up models at early-morning photo shoots by rimming their inner, upper lash lines with navy. “It make the whites of their eyes seem brighter,” she says. White is the liner color of choice for singer Katy Perry, 24, who’s learned it’s not easy to get shut-eye when you’re promoting a hit album (One of the Boys) and spending nights on a tour bus. She swipes it onto her inner, lower lids. The white helps offset redness, she says; “catnaps help too.”
Glow With Gravity
Kathleen Baird-Murray, 40, author of the new novel Face Value, does a backbend when she’s tired. “It gets me going,” she says, “and brings a flush to my face.” You could also hang your head over the side of your bed for a few seconds.
Do a Ponytail Face-Lift
Pulling your hair into a high, tight one literally gives your face a little lift, so you look refreshed, says Paris-based runway hairstylist Odile Gilbert.”