Alyssa Tria
Alyssa Tria
@alyytriaa

Fake-up: my secrets to fighting tired looking skin

When it comes to my current makeup routine, let’s just say I’m using a lot more coverage than usual. But hey, it’s crunch time! If you know what I’m referring to then you must be a student. You must know all about the crazy eye baggage that comes along during the final weeks of the semester.

The final weeks of school aren’t always very pretty, I know. Because of tight assignment deadlines and occasional school-related tears, I’ve been going to bed at the oddest times (sometimes not even at all). Which calls for tired-looking skin and extra dabs of concealer the following morning.

But besides hiding my dark circles, I’m still all about trying to achieve a healthy-looking glow and hydrated skin. So recently I’ve been faking it.
Fake it ’til you make it, I say.
I believe the first step to feeling refreshed is looking refreshed!

Here’s how I’ve been faking away my tired-looking skin:

Step 1: Quo Prismatic Radiance Primer

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Using my fingertips, I apply two pumps of Quo Prismatic Radiance Primer, but focusing on the drier areas of my face. It’s unlike any other primers I’ve tried, I really love how the hydrating primer doesn’t add any extra weight on my face – It’s as light as water!

Step 2: Benefit Some Kind-A Gorgeous Foundation Faker

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To be quite honest, I was a little skeptical about the cream-to-powder formula of this product as I am more on the dry side, but I surprisingly liked the silky finish. Not only is this product super lightweight, but it managed to cover all of the unwanted redness and discolouration. I like to apply this foundation faker with a damp blending sponge.

Step 3: NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray

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Because of tight assignment deadlines, you’ll find me at school for hours at a time. I lock in my makeup in order to keep it looking fresh throughout the day. I do this by finishing my look with one to two spritzes of the setting spray. It fits perfectly in my makeup bag, so I like to use it to keep myself refreshed in between lectures.

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Benefit Some Kind-A Gorgeous Foundation Faker

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NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray

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Benefit Some Kind-A Gorgeous Foundation Faker

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NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray