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Allergies Health Center

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Makeup Tips for Bad Allergy Days

The Symptom: Dark Undereye Circles

Allergies can cause dark shadows on the lids and under the eyes. To cover them without caking on a thick layer of base, first apply a dot of pearly highlighter in an upside-down triangle under your eyes. Pat and blend this in well to bring a much-needed brightness to the area.

On top of that, pat (don't rub) a dot of creamy concealer in the same way.

Finally, dust a little bit of yellow loose powder over the area to set. The yellow color instantly counteracts the darkness, Fuller says.

The Symptom: A Dry, Flaky Complexion

Antihistamines can work wonders at relieving runny noses and itchy throats. But they can dry out your skin. So hydrate inside and out -- drink water throughout the day and apply skin cream morning and night (and in the middle of the day, if needed).

For an extra boost, apply a gentle moisture-boosting face mask. You could even make your own by mashing up a ripe banana into a paste and slathering it onto your face. Leave it on for up to 20 minutes, and rinse it off with cool water to reveal skin that looks and feels softer.

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Reviewed on August 05, 2015

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