10 Beauty Disasters... And 10 Beauty Solutions!

And pro advice for how to resolve them.

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    Under-Eye Circles

    Sometimes it's not just late nights that are to blame: Eye-rubbing, allergies, and genetics can also be culprits.

    TRY AN ANTIHISTAMINE "The release of histamine induces edema under the eye and dark circles," explains derm Dr. Zoe Draelos. "An over-the-counter medication such as cetirizine may reduce them."

    APPLY "WAKE-UP MAKEUP" Celeb makeup artist Kara Yoshimoto Bua advises hydrating the area with a non-oily cream (try Chanel Ultra Correction Lift Total Eye Lift, $100). "Use lightweight, pigmented foundation to cover inside along the bridge of the nose and under eyes, blending out to cheeks," says Yoshimoto Bua. "Then use a highlighter on darker areas under bags and blend by dotting with ring finger. For very dark areas, use a more pigmented concealer and dot and blend again."

    GET PROFESSIONAL HELP "Sometimes there is an indentation in the tear trough area under the eye, and a dermatologist can inject Restylane filler to help," says Wechsler.

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