The Sneaky Trick That Instantly Makes Anyone Look More Gorgeous

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No matter how well you’ve blended your contour or how perfectly you’ve concealed your under-eye circles, there’s still one oft-overlooked step you need to complete your flawless face—whitening the whites of your eyes. Since bloodshot is never a good look, try these five tips that will keep your peepers bright.

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Bright-Eyed Beauty

Pick Makeup Colors Wisely

The next time you reach for your go-to black mascara and eyeliner, grab a dark navy instead. The blue will makes the whites of your eyes pop.

Larger Than Life Long Wear Eyeliner in Rue Saint-Honor

$25

NARS

Diorshow Mascara In Blue

$29

Christian Dior

Glass Water Bottle In Melt

$35

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Stay Hydrated

When you're dehydrated, your whole body gets dry, including your eyes. Try drinking at least eight glasses of water each day to help stop redness before it starts.

Mega Omega 3 Sweet Clementine Vitamin Gummies

$14

Olly Nutrition

Take Your Vitamins

Redness can stem from inflammation in the outer tissues of the eyes. A diet high in omega-3 fatty acids or a daily supplement can help reduce and relieve redness.

Buriti Bronzer in Radiant Finish

$28

RMS Beauty

Don't Wear Red

If your eyes are looking especially bloodshot, avoid red tones in your makeup—they'll just make it more obvious. Opt for a nude lip, a navy eyeliner and bronzer for flattering wash of color.

Macbook 12″ Display in Rosegold

$1,200

Apple

Give Them A Rest

If you sit at a computer all week (and who doesn't?), it's important to take a break every couple of hours. Go for a walk, close your eyes for a couple of minutes or pop on a cooling eye mask. The same goes for long-haul flights and road trips.