After hitting the snooze button one too many times, we don't always wake up bright and chipper for the day ahead. Even worse-the way we apply our makeup can exaggerate the effects of a late night. While light shimmer applied on the eye is a well-known antidote for disguising tired eyes, something as simple as applying concealer too shades too light can have the opposite effect. The entire idea behind makeup is to enhance the face's features, not highlight problem areas. And tired eyes are our biggest no-nos.

Follow our simple guide above to combat tired eyes.

More from Lifestyle Mirror:

5 Foundation Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making
10 Common Hair Mistakes We Make Every Day
Yikes! 5 Ways You're Using Dry Shampoo Wrong