Did you know that one of the secrets to having more energy is just looking like you do? The best part about this is with just a few touches of makeup, you can take your look from tired to wide awake and ready to go. There are experts out there that tell you to fake it until you make it. Well there is no need for that with these makeup tips.

You can easily transform yourself into a more energized version of yourself. Once you are down, you will see the reflection in the mirror and naturally feel a spring in your step, no caffeine required.

Tip One

Looking washed out and having a natural redness to your skin is something that occurs when you do not feel well rested. This is where foundation makeup comes into play. You need to even out your skin tone to get rid of this tell all signs of the lack of sleep that you have been getting. For most women, a tinted moisturizer can really be all that you need to give yourself a gentle wash of color to camouflage the red in your skin.

Tip Two

A cream based concealer that is a shade lighter then your natural skin color is really your makeup secret weapon. You can use it under your eyes to get rid of puffiness and dark circles. Place it on your eye lids to give them a natural looking pop even if you do not plan on putting on eyeshadow for this look. Take a look at the area just under your nose. For many women, this area tends to get a bit red when they are tired. Put a bit of concealer there to really hide the red and look more energized.

Tip Three

A pale pink blush that is lightly applied to the apples of your cheeks can giving your face just the type of color that it needs to look happy and wide awake. You can get one with a bit of shimmer if you want to have a more reflective look when you go out. The key is to go with a subtle shimmer in your makeup and not all out glitter. This is an every day look to make you look more energized and not getting you ready for a night out at the club.

Tip Four

The number one piece of makeup that no woman should walk out of the house without it on is black mascara. It does not matter if you prefer a natural or bold look in your makeup, you need to wear mascara. It gives an automatic definition to your eyes and can make them look more alert. This is very important if you want to look more energized.

Tip Five

If you are looking in the mirror and see blood shot eyes, then do not fret. There is a makeup tip for that. Dark navy applied very close to your eyes can actually make the whites of your eyes appear whiter. The best way to do this is with a dark navy eye liner. This way, you do not look like you are trying to bring back the 80's blue eyeshadow look.