Singapore beauty experts reveal their secrets to ‘curing’ eyebags and dark circles!

Psst! Want the secret to making your baby blues bigger and brighter? We picked the brains of our elite Her World Beauty Clubbers for the SOS stuff they swear by to “iron” out the lumps and bumps under their eyes, and they were only too happy to oblige.

Check out the emergency eye elixirs they use to obliterate orbital shadows and dark circle discolouration – some of their unorthodox selections (mascara, anyone?) might even raise an eyebrow or two. (Sidebar: Are any of the following products your personal picks as well? Keep the beauty convo flowing and let us know!)

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer SPF 19/PA++, $52
“This baby does double duty a foundation and concealer. The doe-foot applicator can be deployed any which way: Stipple it onto your cheeks and blend; then go back in with the angled tip under the eyes. Love it!”
– Eugene Quek, senior beauty writer

Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Corrector, $65
“I carry this little tube around everywhere for on-the-go touch-ups. A little dab of this flattering salmon tint goes a long way towards evening out dark circles and imperfections on my eyelids.”
– Carina Koh, Her World Beauty Writer

Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, $38
“A highly pigmented concealer like this Laura Mercier one covers up my dark eye circles so I don’t look so tired. ” 
– Loh Wan Fen, 31, voice talent

Dior Fix It 2-in-1 Primer and Concealer, $59
“I use this at the inner corners of my eyes and on my brow bone to make my eyes appear larger and brighter instantly. It’s hydrating too, so I don’t get unsightly creases around my eye area.”
– Abigail Kang, 24, brand communications consultant

Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara, $21.90
“This curling mascara lengthens my lashes and opens up my eyes instantly!”
– Swee Shu Ning, 23, property executive

K-Palette 1 Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner in Super Black 24H WP, $19.90
“This black eyeliner defines my eye shape and lends the illusion of bigger peepers.”
– Elizabeth Seah, 35, self-employed

P.S. Each month, the Presidents of the Club – that’d be yours truly and my charming comrade Carina Koh – will shoot a new beauty-related question to members. The coolest comebacks will be featured in the crisp pages of our sassy sister mag Her World, as well as right here on

Sounds good, right? Keep your eyes peeled for the next question, and be sure to goad your girlfriends into signing up for more dandy deals and groovy get-togethers to come. “Eye” hope this was an enlightening read, and cheers to looking like you had the nap of a lifetime!