It is sometimes a struggle waking up in the morning, especially after a not so sound sleep. But one can fake the appearance of a good night's sleep with some cool make-up effects.
From the power of eyeshadow to a mini-lesson in applying mascara, here's six bits of advice that can make anyone bright-eyed every single day, reports huffingtonpost.com.
Quick tips for eyes that scream colour
And who better to tell us about them than the women on the streets of New York? Here are the tips from them:
1 Use your nude liners: Jordan says: "(I use) a nude eyeliner on the inner water line because I'm exhausted all the time and this takes out the redness and makes you look awake."
2 Get fuller lashes with powder: Emily says: "Sweeping powder over my eyelashes is a great way to make them thicker and elongate the wear of my mascara. I also like holding a piece of tissue underneath my bottom lashes when applying mascara to them; this protects my skin from being smeared with mascara while allowing me to be more thorough with the mascara application."
3 Refresh with some eyedrops: Renee says: "I used to work for Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell and this is a trick that all the models use: Put in eye drops just before you have a photo taken, especially if your eyes are tired, and it wakes you up -- your eyes look fresh and rested!"
4 Double up on your product supply: Sizwe says: "I almost always wear more than one mascara, usually a combination of a lengthener and a thickener."
5 Use a bright eyeshadow, like white, to fake a well-rested look: Jemma says: She makes her eyes look awake with lash-defining mascara and a little bit of white eyeshadow dusted on her eyes' inner corners.
6 Perfect eye-opening winged liner, on-the-go: Kate says: "I start with a cat-eye and then I just blend. I put on both brown and navy. Navy went on this morning and (then) I layered the brown on while I was on the subway and continued to blend."